Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 269 397 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.13% 12.26% 12.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.94% 28.40% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 301 248
Surrey median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £263 £313 £335
90th Percentile £595 £575 £556
South East median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Surrey median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.56% -10.00% -25.93%
10th Percentile £23.00 £11.35 £21.14
90th Percentile £29.00 £38.75 £49.00
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.71% +70.00% -32.89%

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 770 1,398 1,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 37.60% 43.16% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 1,010 759
Surrey median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £328
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 38 30
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £49.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +9.76%
10th Percentile £19.25 £19.53 £25.00
90th Percentile £56.50 £51.45 £50.03
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 0 32 £450 +5.88% 21
Epsom +15 20 £425 +25.93% 1
Staines +22 19 £450 -23.40% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -8 19 £450 -7.02% 1
Guildford +5 16 £400 -11.11% 30
Camberley +1 16 £575 +21.69% 2
Redhill +14 12 £538 +38.71% 7
Woking +1 12 £400 +9.59% 4
Egham 0 9 £275 -33.33% 1
Weybridge +7 8 £360 +0.70% 2
Chertsey +5 7 £450 -2.70% 4
Tadworth -2 7 £513 -
Leatherhead -3 5 £475 +35.71% 4
Godalming -3 3 £445 +20.27% 3
Farnham +5 2 £306 -5.77% 4
Dorking - 1 - - 1
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 76 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (26.02%) SQL Server
3 66 (24.54%) Finance
3 66 (24.54%) Azure
4 63 (23.42%) C#
5 57 (21.19%) .NET
5 57 (21.19%) Python
5 57 (21.19%) Microsoft
6 52 (19.33%) Scrum
7 43 (15.99%) Oracle
8 42 (15.61%) Java
9 40 (14.87%) Linux
9 40 (14.87%) ETL
9 40 (14.87%) AWS
10 39 (14.50%) DevOps
11 37 (13.75%) JavaScript
12 36 (13.38%) Windows
13 34 (12.64%) Migration
14 33 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (11.90%) Data Modelling
15 32 (11.90%) Analytics
15 32 (11.90%) Test Automation
16 31 (11.52%) Relational Database
17 30 (11.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (11.15%) Active Directory
18 26 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (9.67%) PowerShell
19 25 (9.29%) JIRA
20 24 (8.92%) T-SQL
21 23 (8.55%) PL/SQL

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 18 (6.69%) Confluence
2 11 (4.09%) IIS
3 6 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.86%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.49%) Mule
5 4 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.12%) Anypoint
6 3 (1.12%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.74%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.74%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.74%) SAS
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.37%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 66 (24.54%) Azure
2 40 (14.87%) AWS
3 19 (7.06%) Power Platform
4 17 (6.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (5.58%) Serverless
6 13 (4.83%) PaaS
7 12 (4.46%) IaaS
8 11 (4.09%) Office 365
9 10 (3.72%) Azure Functions
10 7 (2.60%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (2.23%) Amazon S3
11 6 (2.23%) GCP
11 6 (2.23%) GitHub
11 6 (2.23%) SaaS
12 4 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.12%) Heroku
13 3 (1.12%) Kong
14 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.74%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.83%) HTTP
1 13 (4.83%) HTTPS
1 13 (4.83%) SMTP
2 10 (3.72%) Firewall
3 8 (2.97%) DNS
4 7 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.60%) VLAN
5 5 (1.86%) Internet
5 5 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.12%) AMQP
6 3 (1.12%) Skype
7 2 (0.74%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.74%) DHCP
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.52%) Relational Database
3 30 (11.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (7.06%) Power BI
6 17 (6.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 17 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (5.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.72%) Big Data
9 9 (3.35%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (2.97%) Data Lake
10 8 (2.97%) Data Mining
10 8 (2.97%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.97%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (2.97%) Qlik Sense
10 8 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.60%) Redis
12 6 (2.23%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 25 (9.29%) JIRA
2 23 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (8.55%) Visual Studio
3 20 (7.43%) Jenkins
3 20 (7.43%) Selenium
4 12 (4.46%) SpecFlow
5 11 (4.09%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.35%) TeamCity
6 9 (3.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (2.60%) ReSharper
9 6 (2.23%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.86%) GitLab
10 5 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.49%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.12%) Ant
12 3 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.12%) JUnit
12 3 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 66 (24.54%) Finance
2 9 (3.35%) Legal
3 6 (2.23%) Banking
3 6 (2.23%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.86%) Marketing
5 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.12%) Retail
6 2 (0.74%) Automotive
6 2 (0.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (34.57%) Developer
2 49 (18.22%) Analyst
3 32 (11.90%) SQL Developer
4 14 (5.20%) Azure Engineer
4 14 (5.20%) Data Engineer
5 13 (4.83%) .NET Developer
5 13 (4.83%) Azure Developer
5 13 (4.83%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (4.09%) Consultant
7 10 (3.72%) DBA
7 10 (3.72%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (3.72%) Java Developer
7 10 (3.72%) Support Engineer
8 9 (3.35%) Business Analyst
8 9 (3.35%) SQL DBA
9 8 (2.97%) PL/SQL Developer
9 8 (2.97%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
10 7 (2.60%) C# Developer
10 7 (2.60%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (2.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (21.19%) .NET
2 22 (8.18%) .NET Framework
3 19 (7.06%) XML
4 17 (6.32%) .NET Core
4 17 (6.32%) REST
4 17 (6.32%) Web Services
5 15 (5.58%) AngularJS
5 15 (5.58%) HTML
6 14 (5.20%) CSS
7 13 (4.83%) JSON
7 13 (4.83%) Spring
8 12 (4.46%) jQuery
9 10 (3.72%) RAML
9 10 (3.72%) RESTful
9 10 (3.72%) SOAP
10 9 (3.35%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (2.97%) MDX
11 8 (2.97%) Node.js
12 7 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (3.72%) Linked Data
2 10 (3.72%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.35%) Cyber Defence
3 9 (3.35%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (2.97%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.97%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.60%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.23%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.49%) Smart Home
8 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.74%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.87%) Linux
2 36 (13.38%) Windows
3 21 (7.81%) Unix
4 7 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.23%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.86%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.49%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.12%) Android
8 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.74%) AIX
9 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (19.33%) Scrum
3 40 (14.87%) ETL
4 39 (14.50%) DevOps
5 34 (12.64%) Migration
6 32 (11.90%) Analytics
6 32 (11.90%) Data Modelling
6 32 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 26 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.18%) SDLC
9 21 (7.81%) Data Analysis
9 21 (7.81%) Data Science
10 18 (6.69%) TDD
11 17 (6.32%) Data Migration
12 16 (5.95%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.58%) Machine Learning
13 15 (5.58%) MVC
13 15 (5.58%) Visualisation
14 14 (5.20%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (5.20%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 63 (23.42%) C#
2 57 (21.19%) Python
3 42 (15.61%) Java
4 37 (13.75%) JavaScript
5 26 (9.67%) PowerShell
6 24 (8.92%) T-SQL
7 23 (8.55%) PL/SQL
8 16 (5.95%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.72%) SHACL
9 10 (3.72%) SPARQL
9 10 (3.72%) VB
10 8 (2.97%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.60%) R
12 6 (2.23%) Java 8
12 6 (2.23%) Scala
13 4 (1.49%) C++
13 4 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.12%) C
14 3 (1.12%) PHP
14 3 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (3.72%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.97%) CompTIA Security+
2 8 (2.97%) GCFA
2 8 (2.97%) GCIA
2 8 (2.97%) GCIH
2 8 (2.97%) Network+ Certification
2 8 (2.97%) OSCP
2 8 (2.97%) SSCP
3 6 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.86%) Degree
4 5 (1.86%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.12%) CCNA
6 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.12%) MCSE
6 3 (1.12%) PhD
7 1 (0.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.37%) MCSA
7 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.32%) QA
2 8 (2.97%) NIST
3 5 (1.86%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (11.15%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.32%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.46%) Docker
5 6 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.49%) LXC
7 2 (0.74%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.97%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.60%) Ansible
2 7 (2.60%) MIIS
3 5 (1.86%) SCCM
4 4 (1.49%) Oozie
5 3 (1.12%) Control-M
6 2 (0.74%) Nessus
6 2 (0.74%) Terraform
7 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 43 (15.99%) Oracle
3 21 (7.81%) VMware
4 12 (4.46%) Databricks
5 11 (4.09%) MuleSoft
6 8 (2.97%) SAP
7 7 (2.60%) IBM
7 7 (2.60%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.60%) Tableau
8 6 (2.23%) Remedy
9 5 (1.86%) Cognos
9 5 (1.86%) Minitab
10 4 (1.49%) Adobe
10 4 (1.49%) Dataiku
11 3 (1.12%) Citrix
11 3 (1.12%) Darktrace
11 3 (1.12%) Palantir
11 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.74%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.74%) Cypress Semiconductor