Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 334 368 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.98% 16.16% 16.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.78% 38.10% 40.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 247 300
Surrey median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £305 £310 £305
90th Percentile £575 £560 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 16
Surrey median hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.94% -28.26% +15.00%
10th Percentile £27.63 £18.95 £20.18
90th Percentile £130.50 £46.65 £63.92
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £43.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -47.67% +21.13% +29.09%

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 1,348 966 1,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 44.31% 42.42% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 638 726
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £313
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 69
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -12.09%
10th Percentile £38.75 £24.45 £21.00
90th Percentile £53.25 £50.00 £50.20
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 25 May 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Surrey over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 May 2018. 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 +7 86 £438 +16.67% 20
Staines -22 21 £413 -29.49% 3
Leatherhead -3 20 £438 +8.70% 14
Camberley -4 20 £550 - 8
Sunbury-on-Thames -1 19 £360 -4.00%
Redhill -6 17 £425 -2.86% 4
Woking +11 16 £425 +0.59% 9
Guildford +5 14 £358 -15.88% 19
Epsom +5 12 £350 - 6
Weybridge -9 8 £450 +89.47%
Chertsey +1 7 £430 -14.00%
Egham -4 4 £325 -23.53% 3
Dorking -1 3 £425 -11.46%
Farnham -6 3 £425 +41.67% 1
Esher - 1 £275 -
Windlesham - 1 - -
Virginia Water - 1 £138 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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.

1 105 (31.44%) Oracle
2 96 (28.74%) Finance
3 93 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (24.25%) Unix
5 74 (22.16%) Relational Database
6 65 (19.46%) Java
7 64 (19.16%) JavaScript
8 60 (17.96%) SQL Server
9 59 (17.66%) C#
10 57 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 56 (16.77%) Python
12 53 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
13 52 (15.57%) Scrum
13 52 (15.57%) Business Analysis
14 50 (14.97%) PL/SQL
15 49 (14.67%) HTML
16 47 (14.07%) Test Automation
17 46 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (13.47%) Linux
19 39 (11.68%) CSS
19 39 (11.68%) Data Analysis
20 38 (11.38%) Analytics
21 36 (10.78%) Degree
21 36 (10.78%) XML
22 34 (10.18%) Microsoft Azure
23 33 (9.88%) Windows
24 30 (8.98%) SDLC
24 30 (8.98%) Microsoft Excel
24 30 (8.98%) T-SQL
24 30 (8.98%) .NET

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 11 (3.29%) SAS
1 11 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.40%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (2.10%) Apache Pig
4 6 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.50%) IIS
6 3 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.90%) Confluence
6 3 (0.90%) Mule
7 2 (0.60%) JBoss
7 2 (0.60%) WildFly
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon Alexa
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
8 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (8.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (6.59%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.90%) InDesign
5 3 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.90%) SPSS
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (0.60%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.30%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 5 (1.50%) PaaS
4 5 (1.50%) SaaS
4 5 (1.50%) Serverless
5 4 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.20%) Office 365
5 4 (1.20%) Slack
5 4 (1.20%) Trello
6 3 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.90%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.60%) Force.com
7 2 (0.60%) IaaS
8 1 (0.30%) AdWords
8 1 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.30%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.19%) SMS
2 11 (3.29%) SAN
2 11 (3.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.69%) NAS
4 8 (2.40%) FTP
4 8 (2.40%) HTTP
5 6 (1.80%) DNS
5 6 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (1.50%) Firewall
7 4 (1.20%) SSH
7 4 (1.20%) VLAN
8 3 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.90%) DHCP
8 3 (0.90%) DVB
8 3 (0.90%) SMTP
8 3 (0.90%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.60%) LAN
9 2 (0.60%) VPN
10 1 (0.30%) WAN
10 1 (0.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.16%) Relational Database
2 60 (17.96%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.78%) Power BI
4 22 (6.59%) Oracle Database
5 21 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (5.69%) Big Data
8 17 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (4.19%) MySQL
10 14 (4.19%) RDBMS
11 12 (3.59%) SQLPlus
12 10 (2.99%) Data Lake
12 10 (2.99%) Data Mining
12 10 (2.99%) Hadoop
13 9 (2.69%) NoSQL
13 9 (2.69%) SAP BW
14 8 (2.40%) Apache Hive
14 8 (2.40%) SAP Data Services
14 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (8.38%) Selenium
2 23 (6.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (5.69%) Visual Studio
4 13 (3.89%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.89%) JIRA
4 13 (3.89%) WebDriver
5 10 (2.99%) JUnit
5 10 (2.99%) ProC
5 10 (2.99%) Protractor
5 10 (2.99%) SoapUI
5 10 (2.99%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.69%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (1.80%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.80%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.50%) JMeter
9 5 (1.50%) JSUnit
9 5 (1.50%) LoadRunner
9 5 (1.50%) Subversion
10 3 (0.90%) Maven
General
1 96 (28.74%) Finance
2 22 (6.59%) Banking
2 22 (6.59%) Marketing
3 9 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.50%) Advertising
4 5 (1.50%) Billing
4 5 (1.50%) Electronics
4 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (0.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.30%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (35.03%) Analyst
2 106 (31.74%) Developer
3 39 (11.68%) Systems Analyst
4 33 (9.88%) Pensions Analyst
5 29 (8.68%) Business Analyst
6 25 (7.49%) Java Developer
7 22 (6.59%) Architect
7 22 (6.59%) Oracle Developer
7 22 (6.59%) Test Analyst
8 20 (5.99%) SQL Developer
9 19 (5.69%) Consultant
9 19 (5.69%) Data Analyst
10 14 (4.19%) Business Systems Analyst
10 14 (4.19%) Integration Developer
10 14 (4.19%) Oracle Analyst
11 13 (3.89%) Pensions Business Analyst
11 13 (3.89%) SQL Analyst
12 12 (3.59%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.29%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.67%) HTML
2 39 (11.68%) CSS
3 36 (10.78%) XML
4 30 (8.98%) .NET
5 22 (6.59%) AngularJS
5 22 (6.59%) jQuery
6 18 (5.39%) Web Services
7 14 (4.19%) REST
7 14 (4.19%) SOAP
8 13 (3.89%) JSON
8 13 (3.89%) Spring
9 11 (3.29%) Ajax
9 11 (3.29%) ASP.NET
9 11 (3.29%) HTML5
10 10 (2.99%) XSLT
11 8 (2.40%) J2EE
11 8 (2.40%) React
11 8 (2.40%) RESTful
12 7 (2.10%) Node.js
12 7 (2.10%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.49%) User Experience
4 13 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.99%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.69%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.80%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.50%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (1.50%) Equities
9 5 (1.50%) Fintech
10 4 (1.20%) Clustering
11 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.90%) MPEG
11 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.90%) Wiki
12 2 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (24.25%) Unix
2 45 (13.47%) Linux
3 33 (9.88%) Windows
4 8 (2.40%) AIX
5 6 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.80%) Solaris
6 5 (1.50%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.20%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.60%) CentOS
9 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.30%) Android
10 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (15.57%) Business Analysis
3 52 (15.57%) Scrum
4 47 (14.07%) Test Automation
5 39 (11.68%) Data Analysis
6 38 (11.38%) Analytics
7 30 (8.98%) SDLC
8 28 (8.38%) ETL
9 27 (8.08%) Data Modelling
10 26 (7.78%) Workflow
11 25 (7.49%) TDD
12 24 (7.19%) Regression Testing
13 23 (6.89%) Data Management
14 22 (6.59%) BPR
14 22 (6.59%) Business Process Analysis
14 22 (6.59%) E-Commerce
15 21 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (5.99%) Migration
16 20 (5.99%) OO
Programming Languages
1 65 (19.46%) Java
2 64 (19.16%) JavaScript
3 59 (17.66%) C#
4 56 (16.77%) Python
5 50 (14.97%) PL/SQL
6 30 (8.98%) T-SQL
7 22 (6.59%) Shell Script
8 21 (6.29%) C
9 16 (4.79%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.59%) C++
10 12 (3.59%) Perl
11 8 (2.40%) Ruby
11 8 (2.40%) VBA
12 7 (2.10%) Apex Code
12 7 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.80%) R
13 6 (1.80%) VB
14 5 (1.50%) Java 8
15 4 (1.20%) PHP
15 4 (1.20%) sed
Qualifications
1 36 (10.78%) Degree
2 20 (5.99%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (5.99%) ISTQB
3 15 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (3.59%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.20%) MCP
6 4 (1.20%) MCSE
6 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.90%) ISEB
7 3 (0.90%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.30%) HNC
9 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.09%) QA
2 8 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.10%) PMO
4 5 (1.50%) GDPR
5 4 (1.20%) SLA
6 3 (0.90%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (3.89%) Docker
1 13 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.10%) Apache Flume
4 7 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.80%) HDFS
6 4 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.90%) vSphere
8 2 (0.60%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.60%) NFS
8 2 (0.60%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (4.19%) Ansible
1 14 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.10%) Puppet
4 6 (1.80%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (1.80%) SCCM
4 6 (1.80%) SnapMirror
4 6 (1.80%) SnapVault
5 4 (1.20%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.20%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.20%) SCOM
6 3 (0.90%) Oozie
6 3 (0.90%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.60%) Kibana
7 2 (0.60%) logstash
7 2 (0.60%) Salt
7 2 (0.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 105 (31.44%) Oracle
2 57 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.49%) SAP
4 20 (5.99%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (5.09%) Tableau
6 14 (4.19%) VMware
7 12 (3.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 10 (2.99%) Cisco
8 10 (2.99%) HP
9 9 (2.69%) Cognos
9 9 (2.69%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.10%) Citrix
10 7 (2.10%) Cloudera
10 7 (2.10%) NetApp
11 6 (1.80%) Brocade
11 6 (1.80%) Hortonworks
11 6 (1.80%) Sun
11 6 (1.80%) Veritas
12 3 (0.90%) Adobe
12 3 (0.90%) Capita