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 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)
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 14.29% 13.51% 30.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% 41.67% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 12
Median daily rate £311 £420 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.89% +30.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £443 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 Gatwick with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18 24 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 32.14% 32.43% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 17
Median daily rate £383 £440 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.06% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £57.00 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.55% -14.00%  
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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Gatwick

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

1 21 (70.00%) Oracle
1 21 (70.00%) Web Services
1 21 (70.00%) Python
1 21 (70.00%) Relational Database
1 21 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 17 (56.67%) Data Analysis
3 16 (53.33%) Business Analysis
3 16 (53.33%) Degree
3 16 (53.33%) OO
3 16 (53.33%) OOD
3 16 (53.33%) XML
3 16 (53.33%) SDLC
3 16 (53.33%) Automated Trading
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (16.67%) Unix
5 5 (16.67%) CSS
5 5 (16.67%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (16.67%) HTML
5 5 (16.67%) Web Development
5 5 (16.67%) Django
5 5 (16.67%) MVC
5 5 (16.67%) CMS
5 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (10.00%) Redis
6 3 (10.00%) HTML5
6 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (10.00%) REST

SQL
Co-occurring 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 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) IPv4
1 1 (3.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.00%) Redis
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) OLAP
3 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.33%) LSMW
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
1 16 (53.33%) Insurance Systems Analyst
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle Analyst
1 16 (53.33%) Pensions Analyst
1 16 (53.33%) Systems Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Django Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Python/Django Developer
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Migration Lead
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) Web Services
2 16 (53.33%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) .NET
3 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (16.67%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) Django
3 5 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) Google Maps API
4 3 (10.00%) HTML5
4 3 (10.00%) jQuery
4 3 (10.00%) REST
4 3 (10.00%) Sass
4 3 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (6.67%) LINQ
6 1 (3.33%) IDoc
6 1 (3.33%) MDX
6 1 (3.33%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Data Analysis
2 16 (53.33%) Automated Trading
2 16 (53.33%) Business Analysis
2 16 (53.33%) OO
2 16 (53.33%) OOD
2 16 (53.33%) SDLC
3 5 (16.67%) MVC
3 5 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) API Development
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) MVVM
5 2 (6.67%) OWASP
5 2 (6.67%) Prototyping
5 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (3.33%) ETL
6 1 (3.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Python
2 5 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) ABAP
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.33%) Informatica
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) VMware