The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 16.44% 24.00% 12.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.29% 54.55% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Median daily rate £386 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £428 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +12.50%
SQL
West Sussex

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
35 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 47.95% 44.00% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 7
Median daily rate £335 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £343 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for SQL.

1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 6 (28.57%) QA
7 5 (23.81%) jQuery
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) CRM
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (19.05%) SOA
8 4 (19.05%) MVC
8 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
8 4 (19.05%) Mobile App

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) NUnit
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) CRM Developer
6 3 (14.29%) QA Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) SSAS Developer
6 3 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Administrator
7 2 (9.52%) DBA
7 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
1 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (19.05%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Social Network
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Black-Box Testing
2 4 (19.05%) CRM
2 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
2 4 (19.05%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) SOA
2 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Case Management
3 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 3 (14.29%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Cognos
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) EPiServer