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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 13.33% 17.72% 10.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.15% 77.78% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 10
Average daily rate
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£438 £335 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £291 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.48 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -13.83%
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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
26 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 28.89% 22.78% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 23
Average daily rate £450 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £284 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £490 £479
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 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 10 (38.46%) OO
2 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) jQuery
2 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) MySQL
3 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 6 (23.08%) OOP
4 6 (23.08%) Ant
4 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
4 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) CSS
4 6 (23.08%) JSP
4 6 (23.08%) J2EE
4 6 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) W3C
4 6 (23.08%) hybris
4 6 (23.08%) Subversion
4 6 (23.08%) Spring
4 6 (23.08%) REST
4 6 (23.08%) Build Automation
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) DB2
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 6 (23.08%) Ant
3 5 (19.23%) NUnit
4 2 (7.69%) MSTest
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Report Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Business Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Excel Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
1 8 (30.77%) jQuery
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) J2EE
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) JSP
3 6 (23.08%) Spring
3 6 (23.08%) REST
4 5 (19.23%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.54%) WCF
6 3 (11.54%) WF
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.54%) WinForms
7 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.85%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (3.85%) Java EE
7 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) W3C
2 3 (11.54%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) OO
2 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 6 (23.08%) OOP
3 6 (23.08%) Build Automation
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) OOD
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 6 (23.08%) hybris
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Avaya
3 3 (11.54%) Northgate
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Cadence
5 1 (3.85%) Sybase