Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 329 314 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.12% 12.43% 14.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.86% 29.85% 35.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 220 262
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £313
90th Percentile £538 £539 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Surrey median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -37.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.88 £19.85 £10.85
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £46.40
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £19.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.78% -50.43% +60.00%

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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,379 1,052 1,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 42.40% 41.63% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 732 754
Surrey median daily rate £465 £425 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% -5.03% +19.33%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £550 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 54
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £18.95 £24.70 £20.83
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.08 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +4 79 £400 -5.88% 14
Guildford +4 30 £450 +5.88% 19
Leatherhead +2 24 £438 +2.94% 9
Woking +9 15 £388 -3.13% 9
Epsom +3 15 £344 - 2
Redhill -14 12 £310 -31.11% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -5 10 £337 -18.30%
Staines -31 10 £400 -23.81% 3
Chertsey - 7 £430 - 5
Egham - 5 £425 - 4
Camberley -16 4 £575 +16.16% 5
Weybridge -11 3 £506 +113.16% 5
Farnham -14 3 £425 +13.33% 3
Dorking -2 2 £425 -11.46% 1
Tadworth +2 1 - - 1
Caterham +1 1 £425 -12.82% 1
Esher 0 1 £275 -
Addlestone - 1 £350 -
Virginia Water - 1 £138 -
Godalming - 1 - - 3
Godstone - 1 £475 -
Windlesham - 1 - -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 125 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 97 (29.48%) Finance
4 93 (28.27%) SQL Server
5 84 (25.53%) C#
6 80 (24.32%) Oracle
7 73 (22.19%) JavaScript
8 70 (21.28%) .NET
9 63 (19.15%) Relational Database
10 61 (18.54%) Test Automation
11 57 (17.33%) Scrum
12 56 (17.02%) HTML
13 53 (16.11%) Java
13 53 (16.11%) Unix
14 51 (15.50%) Business Intelligence
15 50 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
16 49 (14.89%) T-SQL
17 48 (14.59%) Python
18 44 (13.37%) Linux
18 44 (13.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 43 (13.07%) Windows
20 41 (12.46%) XML
21 39 (11.85%) Data Warehouse
22 38 (11.55%) CSS
23 37 (11.25%) Business Analysis
24 35 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 35 (10.64%) Visual Studio
24 35 (10.64%) SDLC
25 34 (10.33%) PL/SQL
26 31 (9.42%) ETL

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 8 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (2.43%) IIS
1 8 (2.43%) SAS
1 8 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.13%) JBoss
3 6 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.82%) WildFly
4 5 (1.52%) Apache
5 4 (1.22%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.61%) Confluence
7 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.30%) nginx
8 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (8.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.30%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.30%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 50 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.65%) Azure Data Factory
4 7 (2.13%) Serverless
5 5 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.52%) PaaS
6 4 (1.22%) Azure Functions
7 3 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.91%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.91%) SaaS
7 3 (0.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.61%) Force.com
9 1 (0.30%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.30%) GitHub
9 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.30%) Office 365
9 1 (0.30%) Quay.io
9 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.43%) HTTP
2 8 (2.43%) SSH
3 7 (2.13%) Firewall
3 7 (2.13%) FTP
4 6 (1.82%) SAN
4 6 (1.82%) SMS
4 6 (1.82%) VLAN
5 5 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (1.52%) NAS
5 5 (1.52%) SSL
6 3 (0.91%) DVB
7 2 (0.61%) DNS
7 2 (0.61%) Internet
7 2 (0.61%) LAN
7 2 (0.61%) SMTP
8 1 (0.30%) Converged Networks
8 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.30%) Network Security
8 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (28.27%) SQL Server
2 63 (19.15%) Relational Database
3 44 (13.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (11.85%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (7.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (6.99%) MySQL
8 22 (6.69%) Power BI
9 16 (4.86%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (4.86%) NoSQL
10 15 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (4.26%) Oracle Database
12 13 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (3.65%) RDBMS
14 11 (3.34%) Big Data
15 9 (2.74%) Hadoop
15 9 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (2.74%) SQLPlus
16 8 (2.43%) Data Lake
16 8 (2.43%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 35 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 30 (9.12%) Selenium
3 25 (7.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (4.86%) Git (software)
5 14 (4.26%) JIRA
6 13 (3.95%) SoapUI
7 12 (3.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (3.04%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.04%) JUnit
9 9 (2.74%) JMeter
9 9 (2.74%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.43%) SpecFlow
10 8 (2.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (2.13%) ProC
11 7 (2.13%) Protractor
11 7 (2.13%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.82%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.52%) HP UFT
13 5 (1.52%) Maven
13 5 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 97 (29.48%) Finance
2 21 (6.38%) Banking
3 14 (4.26%) Marketing
4 13 (3.95%) Advertising
5 6 (1.82%) Retail
6 4 (1.22%) Legal
7 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.61%) Back Office
8 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 126 (38.30%) Developer
2 87 (26.44%) Analyst
3 37 (11.25%) SQL Developer
4 35 (10.64%) Test Analyst
5 21 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 20 (6.08%) Tester
7 19 (5.78%) Support Engineer
8 18 (5.47%) Full Stack Developer
9 17 (5.17%) Pensions Analyst
10 16 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 15 (4.56%) Business Analyst
11 15 (4.56%) Systems Analyst
12 14 (4.26%) Architect
12 14 (4.26%) C# Developer
12 14 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
13 12 (3.65%) Data Analyst
14 10 (3.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 10 (3.04%) Consultant
14 10 (3.04%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.74%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.28%) .NET
2 56 (17.02%) HTML
3 41 (12.46%) XML
4 38 (11.55%) CSS
5 26 (7.90%) .NET Framework
5 26 (7.90%) AngularJS
5 26 (7.90%) jQuery
6 25 (7.60%) ASP.NET
6 25 (7.60%) Entity Framework
7 24 (7.29%) Web Services
8 16 (4.86%) .NET Core
8 16 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (3.95%) Angular 2
10 12 (3.65%) RESTful
11 11 (3.34%) Middleware
11 11 (3.34%) XSLT
12 10 (3.04%) ASP.NET Core
12 10 (3.04%) HTML5
12 10 (3.04%) SOAP
13 9 (2.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.65%) Data Structures
4 12 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.04%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.43%) Fintech
6 8 (2.43%) Smart Meter
6 8 (2.43%) User Experience
7 6 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.91%) MPEG
9 3 (0.91%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.91%) Wiki
10 2 (0.61%) PKI
10 2 (0.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.11%) Unix
2 44 (13.37%) Linux
3 43 (13.07%) Windows
4 10 (3.04%) Ubuntu
5 8 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.13%) AIX
7 6 (1.82%) CoreOS
7 6 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.52%) Solaris
8 5 (1.52%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.61%) VMS
10 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (18.54%) Test Automation
3 57 (17.33%) Scrum
4 51 (15.50%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (11.25%) Business Analysis
6 35 (10.64%) SDLC
7 31 (9.42%) ETL
7 31 (9.42%) Migration
8 28 (8.51%) Analytics
8 28 (8.51%) TDD
9 27 (8.21%) MVC
9 27 (8.21%) Test Strategy
10 26 (7.90%) Data Migration
10 26 (7.90%) Regression Testing
11 23 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (6.69%) E-Commerce
12 22 (6.69%) Test Scripting
13 21 (6.38%) Data Analysis
13 21 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (5.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (25.53%) C#
2 73 (22.19%) JavaScript
3 53 (16.11%) Java
4 49 (14.89%) T-SQL
5 48 (14.59%) Python
6 34 (10.33%) PL/SQL
7 18 (5.47%) C
8 16 (4.86%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.95%) VBA
10 10 (3.04%) PHP
10 10 (3.04%) R
10 10 (3.04%) Ruby
10 10 (3.04%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.74%) VB
12 8 (2.43%) C++
13 7 (2.13%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.13%) Perl
14 5 (1.52%) VBScript
15 4 (1.22%) Apex Code
15 4 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (9.12%) Degree
2 24 (7.29%) Security Cleared
3 22 (6.69%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.08%) ISTQB
5 17 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (3.34%) ISEB
7 4 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.91%) PhD
9 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.30%) ACCA
10 1 (0.30%) CIMA
10 1 (0.30%) HNC
10 1 (0.30%) MCITP
10 1 (0.30%) MCSE
10 1 (0.30%) MCTS
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.99%) QA
2 22 (6.69%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.22%) GDPR
4 2 (0.61%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) GCP
5 1 (0.30%) PMO
5 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (5.47%) Active Directory
1 18 (5.47%) Docker
1 18 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.34%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.22%) vSphere
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.61%) NFS
6 2 (0.61%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.30%) Ceph
7 1 (0.30%) etcd
7 1 (0.30%) flannel
7 1 (0.30%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.30%) SkyDNS
7 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (4.56%) Ansible
2 13 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.74%) Puppet
5 8 (2.43%) Kubernetes
5 8 (2.43%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.82%) Terraform
7 5 (1.52%) Nagios
7 5 (1.52%) SnapMirror
7 5 (1.52%) SnapVault
8 4 (1.22%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.22%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.91%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.61%) Kibana
10 2 (0.61%) logstash
10 2 (0.61%) Salt
10 2 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 80 (24.32%) Oracle
3 20 (6.08%) VMware
4 12 (3.65%) HP
4 12 (3.65%) SAP
5 10 (3.04%) Cognos
5 10 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.04%) Veritas
6 9 (2.74%) Google
7 8 (2.43%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.43%) Tableau
8 7 (2.13%) Citrix
8 7 (2.13%) McAfee
8 7 (2.13%) Symantec
8 7 (2.13%) Workday
9 6 (1.82%) Cisco
10 5 (1.52%) Brocade
10 5 (1.52%) NetApp
10 5 (1.52%) Splunk
10 5 (1.52%) Sun