Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 24 November 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)
South East > Home Counties
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 3.45% 10.00% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 22.22% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Home Counties median daily rate £385 - -
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Home Counties median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year -31.03% +9.85% +32.00%

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 the Home Counties with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Home Counties
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 10 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 34.48% 45.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Home Counties median daily rate £355 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.07% -23.68% +15.15%
10th Percentile £320 £285 £375
90th Percentile £380 £426 £488
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Home Counties median hourly rate £37.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the Home Counties

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in the Home Counties

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for SQL.

1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)