The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.00% 14.71% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 71.43% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.40% -
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 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.57%
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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 Gatwick region.

Programming Languages Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 36.00% 20.59% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 15
Average daily rate £338 £276 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.17% -14.34%
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 £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Gatwick region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Gatwick region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

SQL
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) QlikView
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (33.33%) Star Schema

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau