Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 12 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 278 340 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.15% 10.34% 12.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.44% 24.41% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 236 227
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £276 £300 £310
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +3.03% +7.21% -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Surrey median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -37.50%
South East median hourly rate £43.25 £30.00 £19.83
% change year-on-year +44.15% +51.30% -50.43%

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 857 1,393 1,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 37.44% 42.37% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 973 724
Surrey median daily rate £450 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% -2.07%
10th Percentile £331 £331 £311
90th Percentile £610 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 41 32
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £41.25 £21.25 £25.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +10.59% -0.58% +6.88%

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 August 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 25 August 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 29 £475 +18.75% 17
Staines +35 25 £334 -16.50% 7
Sunbury-on-Thames +8 24 £425 +26.11%
Guildford +9 19 £400 -11.11% 25
Camberley +16 14 £563 -2.17% 7
Epsom +9 12 £450 +30.91% 3
Woking -12 11 £400 +3.23% 16
Weybridge +15 8 £150 -70.37% 1
Egham -2 7 £375 -11.76% 7
Chertsey 0 5 £500 +16.96% 4
Tadworth -6 5 £513 -
Farnham +6 4 £369 -13.24% 5
Caterham +1 4 £450 +5.88%
Godalming -4 4 £345 - 6
Leatherhead -8 3 £363 -17.14% 7
Redhill +10 2 £400 +29.03% 9
Dorking +1 1 - - 1
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 81 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (27.34%) Finance
3 73 (26.26%) Oracle
4 69 (24.82%) C#
4 69 (24.82%) .NET
5 68 (24.46%) SQL Server
6 61 (21.94%) Microsoft
7 57 (20.50%) Azure
8 54 (19.42%) Scrum
9 52 (18.71%) Relational Database
10 49 (17.63%) Python
11 48 (17.27%) Java
12 44 (15.83%) Linux
13 43 (15.47%) Data Warehouse
13 43 (15.47%) PL/SQL
14 39 (14.03%) JavaScript
14 39 (14.03%) DevOps
15 38 (13.67%) AWS
16 35 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 33 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (11.51%) Analytics
19 31 (11.15%) Data Modelling
19 31 (11.15%) .NET Framework
20 30 (10.79%) JIRA
20 30 (10.79%) T-SQL
21 29 (10.43%) CSS
22 28 (10.07%) HTML
22 28 (10.07%) Unix
22 28 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
22 28 (10.07%) Performance Tuning

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 17 (6.12%) Confluence
2 9 (3.24%) Apache
3 7 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.52%) nginx
3 7 (2.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.16%) IIS
4 6 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.80%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.44%) Mule
7 3 (1.08%) Anypoint
7 3 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.08%) SAS
8 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.72%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.16%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.72%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.36%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 57 (20.50%) Azure
2 38 (13.67%) AWS
3 27 (9.71%) Power Platform
4 9 (3.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (3.24%) Office 365
4 9 (3.24%) PaaS
4 9 (3.24%) Serverless
5 8 (2.88%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (2.52%) Azure Functions
6 7 (2.52%) GCP
6 7 (2.52%) IaaS
7 6 (2.16%) SaaS
8 4 (1.44%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.44%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.44%) npm
9 2 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.72%) Azure Stack
9 2 (0.72%) GitHub
9 2 (0.72%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.40%) HTTP
2 11 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.60%) Firewall
4 8 (2.88%) HTTPS
4 8 (2.88%) SMTP
5 7 (2.52%) SSL
6 5 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.80%) Internet
7 4 (1.44%) SAN
7 4 (1.44%) VLAN
7 4 (1.44%) VoIP
8 3 (1.08%) DNS
8 3 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.72%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.72%) Skype
10 1 (0.36%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.36%) DHCP
10 1 (0.36%) FTP
10 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (24.46%) SQL Server
2 52 (18.71%) Relational Database
3 43 (15.47%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (9.71%) Power BI
6 24 (8.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (7.19%) Oracle Database
8 18 (6.47%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (5.76%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (5.40%) Qlik Sense
10 15 (5.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (4.68%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (4.32%) Data Lake
13 10 (3.60%) Big Data
13 10 (3.60%) RDBMS
14 9 (3.24%) Hadoop
14 9 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (2.52%) Data Mining
16 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (10.79%) JIRA
2 25 (8.99%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (7.91%) Jenkins
5 19 (6.83%) Visual Studio
6 12 (4.32%) Selenium
6 12 (4.32%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (3.24%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (2.52%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.16%) Maven
10 6 (2.16%) ReSharper
11 5 (1.80%) GitLab
11 5 (1.80%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.44%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.44%) Grunt
12 4 (1.44%) gulp
12 4 (1.44%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.44%) Mocha
12 4 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 76 (27.34%) Finance
2 6 (2.16%) Banking
2 6 (2.16%) Marketing
3 5 (1.80%) Legal
4 3 (1.08%) Advertising
4 3 (1.08%) Billing
4 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Front Office
6 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.36%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 99 (35.61%) Developer
2 53 (19.06%) Analyst
3 35 (12.59%) SQL Developer
4 16 (5.76%) Business Analyst
4 16 (5.76%) DBA
4 16 (5.76%) Java Developer
5 14 (5.04%) Data Analyst
5 14 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (4.32%) PL/SQL Developer
7 11 (3.96%) Angular Developer
7 11 (3.96%) Consultant
7 11 (3.96%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 10 (3.60%) Azure Developer
8 10 (3.60%) Team Leader
9 9 (3.24%) .NET Developer
9 9 (3.24%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (3.24%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (3.24%) SQL DBA
10 8 (2.88%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (2.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (24.82%) .NET
2 31 (11.15%) .NET Framework
3 29 (10.43%) CSS
4 28 (10.07%) HTML
5 25 (8.99%) JSON
6 24 (8.63%) AngularJS
7 21 (7.55%) XML
8 20 (7.19%) Spring
9 19 (6.83%) Web Services
10 18 (6.47%) .NET Core
11 17 (6.12%) ASP.NET
11 17 (6.12%) RESTful
12 15 (5.40%) SOAP
13 14 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (4.68%) REST
15 11 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (3.96%) Entity Framework
16 10 (3.60%) Angular 2
16 10 (3.60%) RAML
17 8 (2.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.60%) Data Structures
2 10 (3.60%) Replication
3 9 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.52%) Cyber Defence
4 7 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.16%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.44%) Smart Home
7 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.72%) Robotics
9 1 (0.36%) FMCG
9 1 (0.36%) iPhone
9 1 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.83%) Linux
2 28 (10.07%) Unix
3 26 (9.35%) Windows
4 10 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.88%) AIX
6 7 (2.52%) SUSE
7 5 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.44%) Android
8 4 (1.44%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
11 1 (0.36%) Fedora
11 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (19.42%) Scrum
3 39 (14.03%) DevOps
4 32 (11.51%) Analytics
5 31 (11.15%) Data Modelling
6 28 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (10.07%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (9.71%) ETL
8 24 (8.63%) TDD
9 23 (8.27%) Migration
10 22 (7.91%) MVC
10 22 (7.91%) Test Automation
11 20 (7.19%) Visualisation
12 18 (6.47%) Data Migration
12 18 (6.47%) OO
13 17 (6.12%) Data Analysis
13 17 (6.12%) Data Science
13 17 (6.12%) Mentoring
13 17 (6.12%) Reverse Engineering
14 16 (5.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 69 (24.82%) C#
2 49 (17.63%) Python
3 48 (17.27%) Java
4 43 (15.47%) PL/SQL
5 39 (14.03%) JavaScript
6 30 (10.79%) T-SQL
7 19 (6.83%) VB
8 18 (6.47%) PowerShell
9 13 (4.68%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.96%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.60%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.52%) Java 8
12 7 (2.52%) Perl
12 7 (2.52%) R
13 5 (1.80%) VBA
14 4 (1.44%) C++
14 4 (1.44%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 3 (1.08%) Scala
16 2 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (2.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.80%) CCNA
3 5 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.80%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (1.80%) GCFA
3 5 (1.80%) GCIA
3 5 (1.80%) GCIH
3 5 (1.80%) MCSA
3 5 (1.80%) MCSE
3 5 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (1.80%) OSCP
3 5 (1.80%) SSCP
4 4 (1.44%) Degree
4 4 (1.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.44%) MCITP
4 4 (1.44%) VCP6
4 4 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.47%) QA
2 10 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.80%) NIST
4 3 (1.08%) SLA
5 2 (0.72%) GDPR
6 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.76%) Docker
3 12 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.72%) LXC
6 2 (0.72%) vCloud
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.36%) HDFS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (4.68%) Ansible
2 8 (2.88%) Puppet
3 7 (2.52%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.16%) MIIS
5 5 (1.80%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.44%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (1.44%) PaperCut
6 4 (1.44%) SCCM
6 4 (1.44%) SCOM
6 4 (1.44%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.08%) Control-M
8 2 (0.72%) Oozie
9 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.36%) Nessus
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 73 (26.26%) Oracle
2 61 (21.94%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.76%) SAP
3 16 (5.76%) VMware
4 14 (5.04%) Tableau
5 10 (3.60%) MuleSoft
5 10 (3.60%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.24%) Adobe
6 9 (3.24%) Databricks
6 9 (3.24%) IBM
7 8 (2.88%) Informatica
8 6 (2.16%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.16%) Cisco
8 6 (2.16%) Remedy
9 5 (1.80%) Dell
9 5 (1.80%) Dell Compellent
9 5 (1.80%) Google
9 5 (1.80%) Minitab
9 5 (1.80%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.44%) Dataiku