The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
London / Croydon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 26 12
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14  
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 14.36% 6.61% 12.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.76% 13.91% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 8
Median daily rate £469 £310 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.20% -23.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £290 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 123 115 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 63.08% 47.52% 47.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 78 34
Median daily rate £488 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Croydon

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Croydon

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Croydon over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Croydon

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 24 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
3 13 (32.50%) Linux
3 13 (32.50%) NoSQL
4 12 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (25.00%) Oracle
5 10 (25.00%) Ruby
5 10 (25.00%) Docker
6 9 (22.50%) DevOps
6 9 (22.50%) GitHub
6 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (22.50%) Puppet
6 9 (22.50%) Kubernetes
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (22.50%) Migration
7 8 (20.00%) Scrum
7 8 (20.00%) nginx
7 8 (20.00%) Security Hardening
7 8 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (20.00%) etcd
7 8 (20.00%) flannel
7 8 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (20.00%) rkt
7 8 (20.00%) Sysdig
7 8 (20.00%) SkyDNS
7 8 (20.00%) Quay.io
7 8 (20.00%) Prometheus

SQL
Co-occurring 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 8 (20.00%) nginx
2 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (7.50%) SAS
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (22.50%) GitHub
2 8 (20.00%) Quay.io
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) NoSQL
2 12 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.50%) Neo4j
5 3 (7.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (7.50%) Star Schema
6 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.00%) MySQL
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.50%) Big Data
7 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 8 (20.00%) GitLab
3 2 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Local Government
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (10.00%) Data Migration Developer
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Data Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Data Scientist
3 3 (7.50%) DBA
3 3 (7.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (5.00%) Business Developer
4 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Data Migration Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (17.50%) XML
3 6 (15.00%) Sensu
4 5 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (10.00%) Kafka
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (10.00%) REST
6 3 (7.50%) .NET
6 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.50%) CSS
6 3 (7.50%) GraphX
6 3 (7.50%) Web Services
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.00%) DHTML
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (5.00%) Spring
7 2 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.50%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) CoreOS
3 5 (12.50%) Unix
4 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) DevOps
2 9 (22.50%) Migration
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Security Hardening
4 6 (15.00%) Change Management
4 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Optimisation
5 5 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (10.00%) Analytics
6 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (10.00%) Open Source
6 4 (10.00%) SOA
6 4 (10.00%) System Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.00%) Validation
7 3 (7.50%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Ruby
2 8 (20.00%) Go
3 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.50%) Scala
4 5 (12.50%) VBScript
5 4 (10.00%) Java
6 3 (7.50%) AWK
6 3 (7.50%) C#
6 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.50%) SAS Macro
6 3 (7.50%) sed
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Groovy
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 24 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Docker
2 8 (20.00%) Ceph
2 8 (20.00%) etcd
2 8 (20.00%) flannel
2 8 (20.00%) GlusterFS
2 8 (20.00%) SkyDNS
3 3 (7.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.50%) HDFS
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Kubernetes
1 9 (22.50%) Puppet
2 8 (20.00%) Ansible
2 8 (20.00%) Graphite
2 8 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 8 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (20.00%) Prometheus
2 8 (20.00%) rkt
2 8 (20.00%) Sysdig
3 6 (15.00%) confd
3 6 (15.00%) Kibana
3 6 (15.00%) logstash
3 6 (15.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Greenplum
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Avaya
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Cadence
5 1 (2.50%) Cognos
5 1 (2.50%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
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