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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 13.29% 12.75% 14.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.69% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
64 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 44.76% 25.49% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 5
Average daily rate £388 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 18 (58.06%) Oracle
2 16 (51.61%) Finance
3 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (29.03%) JSON
5 9 (29.03%) jQuery
6 8 (25.81%) Ajax
6 8 (25.81%) HTML
6 8 (25.81%) Java
6 8 (25.81%) .NET
6 8 (25.81%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) MVC
7 7 (22.58%) CSS
7 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
7 7 (22.58%) C#
7 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
7 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco
8 6 (19.35%) Project Management
8 6 (19.35%) Scrum
8 6 (19.35%) VMware
8 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
9 5 (16.13%) Migration
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (16.13%) Spring

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
1 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) WildFly
2 4 (12.90%) Mule ESB
2 4 (12.90%) Apache TomEE
2 4 (12.90%) Tornado
2 4 (12.90%) Node.js
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Qpid
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (12.90%) GlassFish
2 4 (12.90%) Jetty
2 4 (12.90%) Confluence
2 4 (12.90%) nginx
2 4 (12.90%) Alfresco
2 4 (12.90%) Mule
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) iPlanet
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) OpenLDAP
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (12.90%) Redis
4 4 (12.90%) Riak
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.90%) SSDT
4 4 (12.90%) Infinispan
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (12.90%) MySQL
4 4 (12.90%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.45%) QlikView
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) DataStage
6 2 (6.45%) Star Schema
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.13%) JMeter
2 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.90%) SonarQube
3 4 (12.90%) Gerrit
3 4 (12.90%) Gradle
3 4 (12.90%) Artifactory
3 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) Selenium
3 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) Mocha
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) JUnit
3 4 (12.90%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) ERwin
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (16.13%) DBA
4 4 (12.90%) Java Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.45%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.23%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) JSON
1 9 (29.03%) jQuery
2 8 (25.81%) Ajax
2 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) CSS
4 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
4 5 (16.13%) Spring
4 5 (16.13%) J2EE
4 5 (16.13%) JDBC
4 5 (16.13%) HTML5
4 5 (16.13%) Spring MVC
4 5 (16.13%) CSS3
5 4 (12.90%) React
5 4 (12.90%) EclipseLink
5 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
5 4 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (12.90%) Restlet
5 4 (12.90%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Open Source
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) W3C
3 3 (9.68%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) CentOS
2 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.81%) MVC
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Microservices
5 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (12.90%) Data Virtualisation
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) CRM
5 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.90%) SOA
5 4 (12.90%) Validation
5 4 (12.90%) Document Management
6 3 (9.68%) Data Security
6 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) vCloud
1 4 (12.90%) Varnish
1 4 (12.90%) Squid
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) logstash
1 4 (12.90%) Salt
1 4 (12.90%) Kibana
1 4 (12.90%) Rundeck
1 4 (12.90%) Ansible
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
1 4 (12.90%) HAProxy
1 4 (12.90%) ZABBIX
2 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Avaya
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.90%) Twitter
5 4 (12.90%) Splunk
5 4 (12.90%) Pega
6 3 (9.68%) Greenplum
7 2 (6.45%) Cognos
7 2 (6.45%) IBM
7 2 (6.45%) Teradata
8 1 (3.23%) HP