The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 5 9 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Contract jobs citing SQL 22 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 24.44% 15.56% 24.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.66% 50.00% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 9
Median daily rate £413 £344 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -23.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £470 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -20.00%  

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 Gatwick with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 41 14 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 45.56% 31.11% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 9 15
Median daily rate £468 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.96% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Gatwick

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Gatwick over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Gatwick

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Gatwick

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for SQL.

1 22 (91.67%) Web Services
2 17 (70.83%) XML
2 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 17 (70.83%) Degree
2 17 (70.83%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (70.83%) SDLC
3 16 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 16 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 16 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 16 (66.67%) OOD
3 16 (66.67%) OO
3 16 (66.67%) Python
3 16 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) CSS
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
5 5 (20.83%) CMS
6 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) jQuery
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Sass
7 3 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (12.50%) API Development
7 3 (12.50%) Redis
7 3 (12.50%) HTML5
7 3 (12.50%) TeamCity

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 5 (20.83%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.50%) Redis
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.17%) LSMW
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
1 16 (66.67%) Insurance Systems Analyst
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle Analyst
1 16 (66.67%) Pensions Analyst
1 16 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Migration Lead
5 1 (4.17%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) Web Services
2 17 (70.83%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (12.50%) Google Maps API
6 3 (12.50%) HTML5
6 3 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) Sass
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
7 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (8.33%) LINQ
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.17%) BAPI
8 1 (4.17%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) SDLC
2 16 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 16 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 16 (66.67%) OO
2 16 (66.67%) OOD
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) API Development
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) MVVM
6 2 (8.33%) OWASP
6 2 (8.33%) Prototyping
6 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) SAP