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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.88% 15.74% 12.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.29% 39.53% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £513
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 £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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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
17 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 16.67% 39.81% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 20
Average daily rate £384 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £319 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.99 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
3 7 (36.84%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
4 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 6 (31.58%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) NUnit
5 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 4 (21.05%) DHCP
6 4 (21.05%) IIS
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (15.79%) Clustering
7 3 (15.79%) WinForms
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 3 (15.79%) MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) SAS
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) BGP
4 1 (5.26%) DSL
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (26.32%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) MSTest
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Account Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) WCF
4 3 (15.79%) WF
4 3 (15.79%) WinForms
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) XSLT
6 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) OOD
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CBAP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) XenServer
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) Cadence
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.26%) F5