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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 5 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 11.90% 16.84% 9.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.45% 76.19% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 10
Average daily rate
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£390 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £292 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £443 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.96 £26.37
% change year-on-year
-3.54% +2.23%
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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
22 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.19% 22.11% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 17
Average daily rate £450 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £289 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £460 £453
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 £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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 10 (45.45%) OO
2 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Web Services
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) MySQL
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
4 6 (27.27%) Ant
4 6 (27.27%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) JSP
4 6 (27.27%) J2EE
4 6 (27.27%) OOP
4 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
4 6 (27.27%) W3C
4 6 (27.27%) jQuery
4 6 (27.27%) hybris
4 6 (27.27%) REST
4 6 (27.27%) Build Automation
4 6 (27.27%) Subversion
4 6 (27.27%) Spring
5 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Ant
1 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
1 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.64%) NUnit
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Report Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Business Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Business Objects Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Excel Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) JSP
2 6 (27.27%) J2EE
2 6 (27.27%) Spring
2 6 (27.27%) jQuery
2 6 (27.27%) REST
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.64%) WinForms
5 3 (13.64%) WCF
5 3 (13.64%) WF
6 2 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) XSLT
7 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (4.55%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) W3C
2 3 (13.64%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) OO
2 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) OOP
3 6 (27.27%) Build Automation
4 4 (18.18%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) OOD
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) BCP
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (4.55%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) hybris
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Avaya
4 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Northgate
5 1 (4.55%) Sybase
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
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