The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 25 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.02% 13.24% 13.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.27% 27.69% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 11
Median daily rate £310 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -20.83%
SQL
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
113 65 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 45.38% 47.79% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 29 25
Median daily rate £400 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Croydon region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Croydon region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for SQL.

1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
4 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 8 (27.59%) Linux
4 8 (27.59%) Ruby
4 8 (27.59%) JIRA
5 7 (24.14%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) HTTP
6 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) Puppet
6 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 6 (20.69%) Docker
7 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 5 (17.24%) REST
7 5 (17.24%) Go
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (17.24%) Ansible
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
7 5 (17.24%) Local Government
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) XML
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) nginx
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) JBoss
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
3 4 (13.79%) DB2
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.34%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.90%) Base SAS
5 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.90%) Star Schema
5 2 (6.90%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) JIRA
3 4 (13.79%) Artifactory
3 4 (13.79%) GitLab
3 4 (13.79%) JMeter
3 4 (13.79%) JUnit
3 4 (13.79%) Selenium
3 4 (13.79%) SonarQube
3 4 (13.79%) Toad
4 3 (10.34%) Ant
4 3 (10.34%) Gerrit
4 3 (10.34%) Maven
4 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.34%) Subversion
5 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.45%) NUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Local Government
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
2 4 (13.79%) DBA
2 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) SQL DBA
2 4 (13.79%) Tester
3 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) ETL Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Sybase DBA
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.45%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
2 6 (20.69%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (17.24%) REST
3 5 (17.24%) XML
4 4 (13.79%) .NET
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (13.79%) Sensu
5 3 (10.34%) HTML5
5 3 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (10.34%) LAMP
5 3 (10.34%) SailPoint
5 3 (10.34%) XHTML
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.90%) Node.js
6 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.90%) WCF
6 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) CoreOS
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Unix
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.79%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
4 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) Security Hardening
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) Ruby
2 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) Go
5 4 (13.79%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 4 (13.79%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) SAS Macro
6 2 (6.90%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
2 4 (13.79%) Ceph
2 4 (13.79%) etcd
2 4 (13.79%) flannel
2 4 (13.79%) GlusterFS
3 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
2 5 (17.24%) Ansible
3 4 (13.79%) Graphite
3 4 (13.79%) HAProxy
3 4 (13.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
3 4 (13.79%) logstash
3 4 (13.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (13.79%) rkt
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Ambari
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) ForgeRock
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.45%) Zend
Croydon, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
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