Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 23 January 2019 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 > Surrey
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 433 375 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.99% 13.44% 13.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.56% 35.08% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 270 165
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £332 £311
90th Percentile £586 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -35.48% -36.07%
10th Percentile £36.25 £21.14 £28.63
90th Percentile £38.75 £118.00 £47.88
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% -2.86%

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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,372 1,069 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 44.32% 38.32% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,010 761 447
Surrey median daily rate £484 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +12.12% -1.79%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £309
90th Percentile £588 £576 £543
South East median daily rate £442 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +7.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 34
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.76% -4.09%
10th Percentile £32.50 £31.50 £27.90
90th Percentile £51.50 £50.25 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +5.81%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Surrey

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Surrey

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Surrey

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Surrey

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate -2 83 £475 +2.70% 19
Sunbury-on-Thames +11 38 £433 -3.78%
Guildford 0 28 £500 +108.33% 42
Staines +2 25 £425 -6.85% 3
Camberley -6 25 £559 +2.17% 8
Redhill -3 13 £456 +7.35% 7
Leatherhead -11 13 £350 -17.65% 11
Chertsey +2 8 £500 +13.64% 4
Weybridge +2 4 £416 -7.50% 4
Epsom -3 4 £441 +30.74% 2
Woking -6 4 - - 16
Godalming - 4 £370 - 4
Caterham - 4 £500 - 2
Egham -4 3 £388 -3.13% 6
Lightwater - 3 £525 - 1
Godstone - 2 £425 -
Farnham - 1 £325 - 4
Tadworth - 1 - -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SQL.

1 193 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (26.33%) Finance
3 110 (25.40%) C#
4 109 (25.17%) SQL Server
5 104 (24.02%) .NET
6 100 (23.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 98 (22.63%) Microsoft
8 91 (21.02%) Test Automation
9 88 (20.32%) Java
10 86 (19.86%) T-SQL
11 84 (19.40%) Scrum
11 84 (19.40%) Python
12 75 (17.32%) SDLC
13 72 (16.63%) JavaScript
14 68 (15.70%) Relational Database
15 66 (15.24%) Oracle
16 61 (14.09%) Migration
17 59 (13.63%) AngularJS
18 57 (13.16%) CSS
18 57 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
19 54 (12.47%) Linux
20 53 (12.24%) HTML
21 51 (11.78%) MVC
22 50 (11.55%) Data Migration
23 49 (11.32%) TDD
24 47 (10.85%) Unix
25 45 (10.39%) ASP.NET
26 44 (10.16%) ETL
27 43 (9.93%) Data Warehouse
27 43 (9.93%) Visual Studio

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 13 (3.00%) SAS
2 12 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.31%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.31%) Confluence
4 6 (1.39%) ArcGIS
4 6 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.15%) Apache
5 5 (1.15%) IIS
6 4 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.69%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.46%) CMS
8 2 (0.46%) JBoss
8 2 (0.46%) Mule
8 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.15%) SPSS
4 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.54%) Workday HCM
2 9 (2.08%) SAP HR
3 8 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 100 (23.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.46%) Azure Data Factory
4 12 (2.77%) Serverless
5 11 (2.54%) IaaS
6 10 (2.31%) PaaS
6 10 (2.31%) SaaS
7 9 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (2.08%) Azure Functions
7 9 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.62%) Office 365
10 4 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.69%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.69%) npm
12 2 (0.46%) Lucidchart
12 2 (0.46%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.08%) Firewall
1 9 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.62%) HTTP
2 7 (1.62%) SAN
3 6 (1.39%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.15%) WAN
5 4 (0.92%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.92%) LAN
5 4 (0.92%) SSL
5 4 (0.92%) VLAN
6 3 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.69%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.69%) VoIP
7 2 (0.46%) Internet
7 2 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.46%) SMS
7 2 (0.46%) SSH
7 2 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (25.17%) SQL Server
2 68 (15.70%) Relational Database
3 43 (9.93%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (8.55%) NoSQL
5 32 (7.39%) Power BI
5 32 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (6.70%) Big Data
8 26 (6.00%) Hadoop
9 21 (4.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 20 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (4.39%) MySQL
12 17 (3.93%) Apache Hive
12 17 (3.93%) RDBMS
13 16 (3.70%) Oracle Database
13 16 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (3.46%) Impala
15 12 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (2.54%) MongoDB
16 11 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (9.93%) Visual Studio
2 39 (9.01%) Selenium
3 35 (8.08%) Git (software)
4 24 (5.54%) JIRA
5 21 (4.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 19 (4.39%) Jenkins
7 17 (3.93%) PyCharm
8 15 (3.46%) WebDriver
9 14 (3.23%) Eclipse
9 14 (3.23%) JMeter
10 10 (2.31%) SoapUI
11 9 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.85%) JUnit
12 8 (1.85%) TestNG
13 7 (1.62%) Gatling
13 7 (1.62%) Maven
13 7 (1.62%) NeoLoad
13 7 (1.62%) Vagrant
14 6 (1.39%) Subversion
15 5 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 114 (26.33%) Finance
2 20 (4.62%) Banking
3 14 (3.23%) Retail
4 13 (3.00%) Marketing
5 8 (1.85%) Legal
6 7 (1.62%) Advertising
6 7 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.39%) Back Office
8 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.46%) Automotive
9 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 184 (42.49%) Developer
2 86 (19.86%) Analyst
3 36 (8.31%) Data Analyst
4 34 (7.85%) .NET Developer
5 32 (7.39%) SQL Developer
6 30 (6.93%) C# Developer
6 30 (6.93%) DBA
7 26 (6.00%) Test Engineer
8 24 (5.54%) Java Developer
9 23 (5.31%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.85%) SQL DBA
11 19 (4.39%) Test Automation Engineer
12 18 (4.16%) Angular Developer
12 18 (4.16%) Business Analyst
12 18 (4.16%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (3.93%) Consultant
13 17 (3.93%) Tester
14 15 (3.46%) Developer in Test
15 14 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (3.23%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (24.02%) .NET
2 59 (13.63%) AngularJS
3 57 (13.16%) CSS
4 53 (12.24%) HTML
5 45 (10.39%) ASP.NET
6 43 (9.93%) .NET Framework
7 32 (7.39%) Entity Framework
7 32 (7.39%) jQuery
8 31 (7.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (6.93%) SOAP
10 28 (6.47%) RESTful
11 27 (6.24%) Web Services
12 25 (5.77%) XML
13 22 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (5.08%) Spring
14 21 (4.85%) .NET Core
14 21 (4.85%) JSON
15 20 (4.62%) HTML5
16 19 (4.39%) Angular 2
17 18 (4.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.00%) Data Structures
4 10 (2.31%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.08%) Reference Data
5 9 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.62%) Fintech
7 6 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.39%) Clustering
7 6 (1.39%) User Experience
8 5 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.15%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.92%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.92%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.46%) Equities
11 2 (0.46%) Replication
11 2 (0.46%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.47%) Linux
2 47 (10.85%) Unix
3 31 (7.16%) Windows
4 11 (2.54%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.15%) CoreOS
6 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.69%) VMS
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (21.02%) Test Automation
3 84 (19.40%) Scrum
4 75 (17.32%) SDLC
5 61 (14.09%) Migration
6 57 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (11.78%) MVC
8 50 (11.55%) Data Migration
9 49 (11.32%) TDD
10 44 (10.16%) ETL
11 40 (9.24%) Data Analysis
12 38 (8.78%) Data Modelling
12 38 (8.78%) Manual Testing
13 35 (8.08%) OO
13 35 (8.08%) Unit Testing
14 34 (7.85%) DevOps
15 32 (7.39%) Analytics
16 30 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
17 29 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
18 28 (6.47%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 110 (25.40%) C#
2 88 (20.32%) Java
3 86 (19.86%) T-SQL
4 84 (19.40%) Python
5 72 (16.63%) JavaScript
6 33 (7.62%) PowerShell
7 17 (3.93%) PL/SQL
8 16 (3.70%) C
9 15 (3.46%) TypeScript
10 12 (2.77%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.54%) R
12 10 (2.31%) Perl
12 10 (2.31%) PHP
13 9 (2.08%) C++
13 9 (2.08%) VB
14 8 (1.85%) Java 8
14 8 (1.85%) Ruby
15 5 (1.15%) Groovy
15 5 (1.15%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 14 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 14 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 12 (2.77%) Degree
3 10 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.69%) CCNA
4 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.69%) ISEB
4 3 (0.69%) MCSE
4 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.46%) CISM
5 2 (0.46%) CISSP
5 2 (0.46%) CREST Certified
5 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.46%) MCITP
5 2 (0.46%) MCSA
5 2 (0.46%) VCP6
6 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.55%) QA
2 27 (6.24%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.39%) SLA
4 3 (0.69%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.46%) WCAG
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (5.08%) Active Directory
1 22 (5.08%) Docker
2 10 (2.31%) Hyper-V
2 10 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.62%) HDFS
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.46%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.23%) Ceph
7 1 (0.23%) etcd
7 1 (0.23%) flannel
7 1 (0.23%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.23%) SkyDNS
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.46%) Puppet
2 12 (2.77%) Kubernetes
3 11 (2.54%) Ansible
4 9 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.62%) Terraform
6 5 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.15%) SCCM
7 4 (0.92%) Graphite
7 4 (0.92%) Nagios
8 3 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.69%) Grafana
8 3 (0.69%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.69%) Nessus
8 3 (0.69%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.69%) Oozie
8 3 (0.69%) SCOM
8 3 (0.69%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 98 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 66 (15.24%) Oracle
3 22 (5.08%) Workday
4 21 (4.85%) SAP
5 16 (3.70%) VMware
6 15 (3.46%) MuleSoft
7 13 (3.00%) Google
8 11 (2.54%) Tableau
9 10 (2.31%) Sybase
10 8 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.62%) Cisco
12 6 (1.39%) Adobe
12 6 (1.39%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.39%) BMC
12 6 (1.39%) CA
12 6 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.39%) Splunk
13 4 (0.92%) AppDynamics
13 4 (0.92%) HP
13 4 (0.92%) Informatica