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 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 13.57% 12.75% 18.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.54% 56.52% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
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
52 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 37.14% 22.55% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 13
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 April 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 27 April 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 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) XML
4 8 (32.00%) .NET
4 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (28.00%) C#
6 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco
7 5 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (20.00%) Avaya
7 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (20.00%) Migration
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (16.00%) SSDT
8 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (16.00%) Ajax
8 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (16.00%) JSON
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (16.00%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) SSDT
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.00%) Star Schema
5 2 (8.00%) DataStage
5 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (8.00%) QlikView
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.00%) ERwin
3 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (20.00%) DBA
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications Support
7 1 (4.00%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
1 8 (32.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (16.00%) JSON
3 4 (16.00%) Ajax
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) WCF
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.00%) WF
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) WinForms
6 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) Data Security
5 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) Avaya
5 3 (12.00%) Greenplum
6 2 (8.00%) Teradata
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Cognos
7 1 (4.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) HP