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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 18.82% 12.64% 17.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.23% 47.83% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +8.49%
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
87 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 46.77% 26.44% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 19
Average daily rate £425 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 27 (52.94%) Java
2 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (39.22%) Oracle
5 18 (35.29%) jQuery
6 17 (33.33%) HTML
7 16 (31.37%) JSON
8 15 (29.41%) JIRA
8 15 (29.41%) Maven
8 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 15 (29.41%) Jenkins
8 15 (29.41%) Linux
8 15 (29.41%) Tomcat
8 15 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (27.45%) VMware
9 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
9 14 (27.45%) JMeter
9 14 (27.45%) MySQL
9 14 (27.45%) CentOS
10 13 (25.49%) nginx
10 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (25.49%) Jetty
10 13 (25.49%) Ajax
10 13 (25.49%) Ubuntu
10 13 (25.49%) Selenium
10 13 (25.49%) Gradle
10 13 (25.49%) Artifactory
10 13 (25.49%) HAProxy
10 13 (25.49%) Confluence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 13 (25.49%) JBoss
2 13 (25.49%) Apache
2 13 (25.49%) Jetty
2 13 (25.49%) nginx
2 13 (25.49%) Confluence
2 13 (25.49%) Node.js
3 9 (17.65%) GlassFish
3 9 (17.65%) Apache Qpid
3 9 (17.65%) Alfresco
3 9 (17.65%) Mule
3 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
3 9 (17.65%) iPlanet
3 9 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (17.65%) Tornado
3 9 (17.65%) WildFly
3 9 (17.65%) Mule ESB
3 9 (17.65%) Apache TomEE
4 5 (9.80%) IIS
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) OpenShift
2 4 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) HTTP
1 9 (17.65%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) VPN
2 4 (7.84%) DMZ
3 3 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (27.45%) MySQL
3 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
3 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
4 9 (17.65%) Infinispan
4 9 (17.65%) Redis
4 9 (17.65%) Riak
4 9 (17.65%) InterSystems Cache
5 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (13.73%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (7.84%) SSDT
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (5.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Maven
1 15 (29.41%) JIRA
1 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 15 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 14 (27.45%) JMeter
3 13 (25.49%) Selenium
3 13 (25.49%) Gerrit
3 13 (25.49%) Gradle
3 13 (25.49%) Artifactory
4 9 (17.65%) Mocha
4 9 (17.65%) SonarQube
4 9 (17.65%) JUnit
5 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
5 5 (9.80%) Ant
5 5 (9.80%) Subversion
6 4 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
6 4 (7.84%) CruiseControl
6 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.84%) PVCS
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Java Architect
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Developer
4 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) jQuery
2 17 (33.33%) HTML
3 16 (31.37%) JSON
4 13 (25.49%) CSS
4 13 (25.49%) Ajax
5 12 (23.53%) Hibernate
6 11 (21.57%) Spring
6 11 (21.57%) Apache Camel
7 10 (19.61%) Spring MVC
7 10 (19.61%) REST
7 10 (19.61%) Web Services
7 10 (19.61%) JDBC
8 9 (17.65%) Struts
8 9 (17.65%) OpenLaszlo
8 9 (17.65%) CSS3
8 9 (17.65%) Modernizr
8 9 (17.65%) JSLint
8 9 (17.65%) Backbone.js
8 9 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (17.65%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) W3C
2 4 (7.84%) Tandem
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) CentOS
3 13 (25.49%) Ubuntu
4 7 (13.73%) Windows
5 4 (7.84%) Solaris
5 4 (7.84%) Mac OS
5 4 (7.84%) UNIX
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (23.53%) Open Source
4 11 (21.57%) Scrum
5 10 (19.61%) MVC
6 9 (17.65%) Validation
6 9 (17.65%) SOA
6 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Document Management
6 9 (17.65%) Data Virtualisation
6 9 (17.65%) Microservices
7 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.73%) Change Management
9 6 (11.76%) SDLC
10 5 (9.80%) CRM
11 4 (7.84%) Project Management
11 4 (7.84%) Migration
11 4 (7.84%) TDD
11 4 (7.84%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Java
2 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
4 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.84%) Perl
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) C++
5 4 (7.84%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby
5 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.88%) COBOL
7 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) VBA
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) vCloud
2 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) Squid
2 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (17.65%) Varnish
3 4 (7.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Puppet
1 13 (25.49%) HAProxy
2 9 (17.65%) Ansible
2 9 (17.65%) logstash
2 9 (17.65%) Salt
2 9 (17.65%) Kibana
2 9 (17.65%) Rundeck
2 9 (17.65%) ZABBIX
3 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Oracle
2 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 9 (17.65%) Pega
3 9 (17.65%) Splunk
3 9 (17.65%) Twitter
4 4 (7.84%) Avaya
4 4 (7.84%) Google
4 4 (7.84%) Atlassian
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) Sun
4 4 (7.84%) HP
5 3 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) hybris