The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 24 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.72% 5.50% 16.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% 20.00% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Average daily rate £381 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £342 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
66 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.27% 27.52% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 18
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 22 (52.38%) Java
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
6 11 (26.19%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (26.19%) SDLC
7 10 (23.81%) Waterfall
7 10 (23.81%) Oracle
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
9 7 (16.67%) COBOL
9 7 (16.67%) Change Management
9 7 (16.67%) Finance
10 6 (14.29%) JIRA
10 6 (14.29%) DevOps
11 5 (11.90%) Line Management
11 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (11.90%) Project Management
11 5 (11.90%) WAN
11 5 (11.90%) HP
11 5 (11.90%) Citrix
11 5 (11.90%) Avaya
11 5 (11.90%) Cisco
11 5 (11.90%) HTML
11 5 (11.90%) Windows
11 5 (11.90%) jQuery
11 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) Node.js
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) Confluence
2 3 (7.14%) JBoss
2 3 (7.14%) Jetty
2 3 (7.14%) nginx
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) SAS
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) GitHub
1 3 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) WAN
2 4 (9.52%) VPN
3 3 (7.14%) DMZ
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (26.19%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (7.14%) MySQL
6 2 (4.76%) OLAP
6 2 (4.76%) PowerPivot
6 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.76%) SAS EBI
6 2 (4.76%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.38%) Redis
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Maven
2 4 (9.52%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (7.14%) Artifactory
3 3 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 3 (7.14%) FishEye
3 3 (7.14%) Gerrit
3 3 (7.14%) Gradle
3 3 (7.14%) Hudson
3 3 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) JMeter
3 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 3 (7.14%) PhantomJS
3 3 (7.14%) Selenium
3 3 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Team Leader
6 6 (14.29%) Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (11.90%) Crystal Reports Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
7 5 (11.90%) Report Developer
8 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Development Team Manager
9 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL Programmer
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
1 5 (11.90%) jQuery
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) Java EE
3 3 (7.14%) LAMP
3 3 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) MDX
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (7.14%) Tandem
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) CentOS
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Mac OS
2 3 (7.14%) Solaris
2 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) SDLC
3 10 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
5 7 (16.67%) Change Management
6 6 (14.29%) DevOps
7 5 (11.90%) Line Management
7 5 (11.90%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) BDD
8 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Migration
8 4 (9.52%) Scrum
8 4 (9.52%) TDD
8 4 (9.52%) V-Model
9 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.76%) BCP
10 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 22 (52.38%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 7 (16.67%) COBOL
5 4 (9.52%) Python
6 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.14%) C++
6 3 (7.14%) Perl
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) Go
8 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
1 3 (7.14%) vCloud
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.14%) HAProxy
2 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Avaya
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
2 5 (11.90%) Citrix
2 5 (11.90%) HP
3 3 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.14%) Google
3 3 (7.14%) Rally
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.14%) Sun
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.38%) Cadence
5 1 (2.38%) Informatica
5 1 (2.38%) NICE Systems
5 1 (2.38%) SAP