Period
to 28 February 2020

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 6 months to 28 February 2020 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)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 31 42
Rank change year-on-year +19 +11 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 100 74 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 19.46% 8.37% 6.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 16.89% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 59 44
Croydon median daily rate £495 £475 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +24.18% -0.65%
10th Percentile £409 £360 £308
90th Percentile £655 £600 £575
South London median daily rate £475 £475 £375
% change year-on-year - +26.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +233.33% -71.93%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 300 438 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 58.37% 49.55% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 342 347
Croydon median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £408 £410 £363
90th Percentile £624 £610 £628
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £43.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year +9.12% -8.36% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

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 6 months to 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for SQL.

1 65 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (56.00%) SC Cleared
2 56 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (51.00%) AWS
4 44 (44.00%) Java
5 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 28 (28.00%) Python
7 26 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (24.00%) Jenkins
8 24 (24.00%) Apache Camel
9 23 (23.00%) DevOps
10 22 (22.00%) Azure
10 22 (22.00%) Spring
10 22 (22.00%) T-SQL
11 20 (20.00%) Migration
12 19 (19.00%) JSON
12 19 (19.00%) Test Automation
12 19 (19.00%) Cucumber
13 17 (17.00%) Maven
13 17 (17.00%) Oracle
14 16 (16.00%) XML
14 16 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (16.00%) Hibernate
14 16 (16.00%) Greenplum
14 16 (16.00%) REST
14 16 (16.00%) Amazon Redshift
14 16 (16.00%) Public Sector
15 15 (15.00%) Power Platform
15 15 (15.00%) Power BI
15 15 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra

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 15 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 14 (14.00%) JBoss
2 14 (14.00%) Red Hat Fuse
3 13 (13.00%) MQSeries
4 12 (12.00%) Confluence
5 4 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.00%) Apache
6 1 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 51 (51.00%) AWS
2 22 (22.00%) Azure
3 15 (15.00%) Power Platform
4 12 (12.00%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (4.00%) GitHub
7 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (16.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 15 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (15.00%) Power BI
5 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.00%) Big Data
7 6 (6.00%) Data Lake
7 6 (6.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (5.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.00%) QlikView
11 2 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (19.00%) Cucumber
3 17 (17.00%) Maven
4 12 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (12.00%) JIRA
5 11 (11.00%) Artifactory
5 11 (11.00%) GitLab
6 10 (10.00%) JUnit
7 8 (8.00%) Selenium
8 6 (6.00%) SonarQube
9 4 (4.00%) Gradle
9 4 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (2.00%) Cypress.io
11 2 (2.00%) DbUnit
11 2 (2.00%) jMock
11 2 (2.00%) Mockito
11 2 (2.00%) Protractor
12 1 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (16.00%) Public Sector
2 5 (5.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Police
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (40.00%) Developer
2 18 (18.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.00%) DBA
4 15 (15.00%) Architect
5 11 (11.00%) Administrator
5 11 (11.00%) Applications Architect
6 7 (7.00%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Data Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (6.00%) ETL Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Python Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Tester
8 5 (5.00%) Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared DBA
8 5 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.00%) Apache Camel
2 22 (22.00%) Spring
3 19 (19.00%) JSON
4 16 (16.00%) Hibernate
4 16 (16.00%) REST
4 16 (16.00%) XML
5 15 (15.00%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (14.00%) Spring Boot
7 13 (13.00%) MSMQ
7 13 (13.00%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (11.00%) WireMock
9 9 (9.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.00%) Node.js
11 5 (5.00%) Apache NiFi
11 5 (5.00%) Guice
11 5 (5.00%) Web Services
12 4 (4.00%) React
13 3 (3.00%) .NET
14 2 (2.00%) RESTful
14 2 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.00%) Clustering
4 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.00%) CentOS
2 1 (1.00%) Debian
2 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.00%) Unix
2 1 (1.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.00%) DevOps
3 20 (20.00%) Migration
4 19 (19.00%) Test Automation
5 16 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (14.00%) TDD
7 12 (12.00%) BDD
7 12 (12.00%) ETL
7 12 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 11 (11.00%) Data Modelling
8 11 (11.00%) High Availability
8 11 (11.00%) Low Latency
8 11 (11.00%) Microservices
9 9 (9.00%) Scenario Testing
10 8 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.00%) Sprint Planning
10 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (7.00%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.00%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (6.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.00%) Java
2 28 (28.00%) Python
3 22 (22.00%) T-SQL
4 14 (14.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (11.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.00%) Java 8
8 5 (5.00%) C#
9 4 (4.00%) Java 9
9 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.00%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.00%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.00%) ES6
12 1 (1.00%) Perl
12 1 (1.00%) VB
12 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (56.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) Postfix
2 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.00%) Terraform
3 1 (1.00%) Ansible
3 1 (1.00%) Kibana
3 1 (1.00%) logstash
3 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.00%) Puppet
3 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Oracle
2 16 (16.00%) Greenplum
3 13 (13.00%) Axway
3 13 (13.00%) MuleSoft
3 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (13.00%) Sybase
4 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.00%) Tableau
6 2 (2.00%) Informatica
7 1 (1.00%) BEA
7 1 (1.00%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.00%) IBM
7 1 (1.00%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.00%) McAfee
7 1 (1.00%) Pega
7 1 (1.00%) SAP
7 1 (1.00%) Sparx
7 1 (1.00%) Talend
7 1 (1.00%) webMethods
7 1 (1.00%) WSO2