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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 27 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.47% 15.54% 11.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.22% 29.49% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 10
Median daily rate £363 £369 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +12.50%
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
138 78 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 49.11% 52.70% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 37 26
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £523 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 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 30 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 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 14 (35.90%) Linux
4 13 (33.33%) Oracle
4 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 12 (30.77%) Ruby
6 11 (28.21%) Windows
6 11 (28.21%) JIRA
7 10 (25.64%) CSS
7 10 (25.64%) Java
7 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
7 10 (25.64%) HTTP
7 10 (25.64%) Scrum
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.08%) REST
9 8 (20.51%) SonarQube
9 8 (20.51%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (20.51%) Selenium
9 8 (20.51%) JUnit
9 8 (20.51%) Perl
9 8 (20.51%) DB2
9 8 (20.51%) Solaris
9 8 (20.51%) Apache
9 8 (20.51%) Toad
9 8 (20.51%) Python
9 8 (20.51%) JMeter
10 7 (17.95%) LAMP
10 7 (17.95%) Subversion

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 8 (20.51%) Apache
2 7 (17.95%) IIS
2 7 (17.95%) JBoss
2 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
2 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.26%) nginx
4 2 (5.13%) Confluence
4 2 (5.13%) SAS
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
2 2 (5.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) DB2
3 7 (17.95%) MySQL
4 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.13%) Base SAS
7 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
7 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.13%) Star Schema
7 2 (5.13%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.21%) JIRA
3 8 (20.51%) JMeter
3 8 (20.51%) JUnit
3 8 (20.51%) Selenium
3 8 (20.51%) SonarQube
3 8 (20.51%) Toad
4 7 (17.95%) Ant
4 7 (17.95%) Gerrit
4 7 (17.95%) Maven
4 7 (17.95%) SoapUI
4 7 (17.95%) Subversion
5 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.26%) Artifactory
6 4 (10.26%) GitLab
7 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.56%) NUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.82%) Local Government
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Tester
3 5 (12.82%) Automation Tester
4 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.26%) DBA
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) SQL DBA
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) ETL Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Sybase DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 10 (25.64%) CSS
3 9 (23.08%) REST
4 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
4 7 (17.95%) LAMP
4 7 (17.95%) SailPoint
4 7 (17.95%) XHTML
5 5 (12.82%) .NET
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.26%) Sensu
6 4 (10.26%) XML
7 3 (7.69%) HTML5
7 3 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (7.69%) RESTful
7 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.13%) OAuth
8 2 (5.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Replication
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Windows
3 8 (20.51%) Solaris
4 4 (10.26%) CoreOS
4 4 (10.26%) Unix
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) CentOS
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (17.95%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 6 (15.38%) System Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) ETL
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) MVC
6 5 (12.82%) TDD
7 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) Open Source
7 4 (10.26%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.77%) Ruby
3 10 (25.64%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
4 8 (20.51%) Perl
4 8 (20.51%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) C#
5 5 (12.82%) Go
6 3 (7.69%) VBA
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) SAS Macro
7 2 (5.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) Docker
3 4 (10.26%) Ceph
3 4 (10.26%) etcd
3 4 (10.26%) flannel
3 4 (10.26%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (15.38%) Puppet
3 5 (12.82%) Ansible
4 4 (10.26%) Graphite
4 4 (10.26%) HAProxy
4 4 (10.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (10.26%) Kubernetes
4 4 (10.26%) logstash
4 4 (10.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (10.26%) rkt
5 2 (5.13%) Ambari
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (5.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) ForgeRock
3 7 (17.95%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.56%) Zend