The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 23 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)
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 10 3
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7  
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.99% 10.00% 17.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 21.95% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 17
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 Guildford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 22 41 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 21.78% 45.56% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 33
Median daily rate £456 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £430 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Guildford

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Guildford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Drools
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) Drools
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle