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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.60% 11.11% 11.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 61.54% 33.33% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate £363 - £419
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 - £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +3.63%
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
13 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 30.23% 33.33% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
Average daily rate £450 £338 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +22.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £397 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (53.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
2 8 (53.33%) Android
2 8 (53.33%) QA
3 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) User Experience
4 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) EDI
7 2 (13.33%) ERP
7 2 (13.33%) Baan
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (13.33%) Hyperion
7 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (13.33%) REST
7 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
8 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
8 1 (6.67%) API Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ADSL
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) IPsec
1 1 (6.67%) PBX
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) QA Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Mobile Tester
2 5 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Tester
3 4 (26.67%) iOS Tester
3 4 (26.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) EDI
1 2 (13.33%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Android
1 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) API Development
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Baan
2 2 (13.33%) Hyperion
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Panasonic