The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Croydon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 11.32% 18.46% 9.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.17% 52.17% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 11
Average daily rate £413 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.70% 35.38% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 23
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Migration
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) Citrix
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
6 4 (17.39%) Avaya
6 4 (17.39%) ETL
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) C#
7 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
7 3 (13.04%) VBScript
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.04%) IIS
7 3 (13.04%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) IBM
7 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) BCP
7 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) DataStage
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) DB2
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.35%) OLTP
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.35%) PVCS
2 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) SQL DBA
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Planning Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Server Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) WCF
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
4 1 (4.35%) WPF
4 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) WinForms
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
3 4 (17.39%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) BCP
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Distribution
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) OOP
5 2 (8.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) C#
1 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
1 3 (13.04%) VBScript
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) HND
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
1 2 (8.70%) WMI
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Avaya
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) BMC
5 2 (8.70%) Cognos
5 2 (8.70%) Siebel
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Informatica
6 1 (4.35%) Cadence
6 1 (4.35%) Talend
6 1 (4.35%) hybris