The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
London / Croydon
Rank 29 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.26% 3.64% 9.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.75% 12.66% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Median daily rate £400 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £298 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -14.60%

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
80 79 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 37.21% 28.73% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 61 26
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for SQL.

1 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
1 9 (30.00%) Java
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
3 7 (23.33%) SDLC
4 6 (20.00%) Finance
4 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (16.67%) Law
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Degree
6 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) Unix
6 4 (13.33%) ETL
6 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (13.33%) HP
6 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
7 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (10.00%) DevOps
7 3 (10.00%) Multichannel Retail

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
1 1 (3.33%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data
5 2 (6.67%) GIS
5 2 (6.67%) Power BI
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Gradle
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) MSI
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Law
4 3 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
3 4 (13.33%) Java Programmer
3 4 (13.33%) Programmer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Kafka
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) CAML
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) SDLC
2 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (13.33%) ETL
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) Multichannel Retail
4 3 (10.00%) Network Design
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
1 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) Scala
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Groovy
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CCIE
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) HDFS
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Ambari
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (13.33%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) Apple
7 1 (3.33%) Cognos
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Informatica
7 1 (3.33%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (3.33%) Mapinfo
7 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.33%) Retalix
7 1 (3.33%) Retek
7 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.33%) Talend
7 1 (3.33%) Teradata
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