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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.88% 13.58% 9.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.69% 40.74% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £275 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £403
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 £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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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
29 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 28.43% 33.33% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 22
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £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 £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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
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 30 January 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 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 8 (38.10%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (33.33%) XML
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) NUnit
5 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) DHCP
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) MVC
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (19.05%) WCF
6 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
6 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (14.29%) WF
7 3 (14.29%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) DSL
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) MSTest
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Account Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) WCF
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (14.29%) WF
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) WinForms
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
6 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) OOD
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) CBAP
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) Remedy
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Cadence
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos
5 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) IBM