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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 7 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Contract jobs citing SQL 150 196 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.33% 15.52% 18.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.55% 35.13% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 140 169
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.71%  
10th Percentile £310 £325 £200
90th Percentile £538 £526 £488
South East median daily rate £395 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +1.28% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +28.00%  
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +77.77%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 491 558 523
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 40.35% 44.18% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 770 661
Surrey median daily rate £422 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £310 £315 £285
90th Percentile £525 £550 £475
South East median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 74 29
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
10th Percentile £29.75 £9.95 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £46.00 £52.19
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +4.70% +7.59%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill -3 38 £438 +12.17% 3
Staines -2 13 £400 +3.89% 3
Epsom +4 8 - - 3
Leatherhead 0 4 £413 -8.33% 5
Woking 0 4 £431 - 12
Tadworth - 4 - -
Cobham 0 3 £313 -11.34%
Camberley -3 3 £495 -10.00% 1
Farnham +4 2 £375 -16.66%
Guildford -11 1 £425 - 8
Reigate -11 1 £408 +48.18% 9
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £425 -
Lightwater - 1 - -
Caterham - 1 £488 - 1
Dorking - 1 £480 - 1
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for SQL.

1 176 (47.96%) Oracle
2 150 (40.87%) Finance
3 145 (39.51%) Relational Database
4 115 (31.34%) Unix
5 96 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (26.16%) Analytical Skills
6 85 (23.16%) Web Services
7 84 (22.89%) SQL Server
8 82 (22.34%) Linux
9 76 (20.71%) Oracle Database
10 70 (19.07%) PL/SQL
11 67 (18.26%) Data Analysis
11 67 (18.26%) SDLC
12 66 (17.98%) JavaScript
13 63 (17.17%) XML
14 59 (16.08%) Python
15 57 (15.53%) OO
16 56 (15.26%) HTML
17 53 (14.44%) Java
18 50 (13.62%) OOD
19 49 (13.35%) Business Analysis
20 48 (13.08%) Microsoft
21 47 (12.81%) C#
21 47 (12.81%) Workflow
22 46 (12.53%) Windows
23 45 (12.26%) MS Visio
24 44 (11.99%) BPR
24 44 (11.99%) Business Process Analysis
25 43 (11.72%) Shell Script
25 43 (11.72%) Degree

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 (4.90%) IIS
2 16 (4.36%) JBoss
3 15 (4.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 13 (3.54%) Apache Spark
5 11 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (2.72%) WildFly
7 7 (1.91%) CMS
7 7 (1.91%) NServiceBus
8 6 (1.63%) SAS
8 6 (1.63%) WordPress
9 5 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.36%) Drupal
10 4 (1.09%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (12.26%) MS Visio
2 22 (5.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.63%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.91%) SaaS
4 4 (1.09%) GitHub
4 4 (1.09%) IaaS
4 4 (1.09%) PaaS
5 3 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.82%) Office 365
6 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.72%) LDAP
2 9 (2.45%) SSH
3 4 (1.09%) Firewall
4 2 (0.54%) Internet
4 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) HTTP
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.27%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) VLAN
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (39.51%) Relational Database
2 84 (22.89%) SQL Server
3 76 (20.71%) Oracle Database
4 37 (10.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (7.36%) SQLPlus
6 25 (6.81%) Oracle Database 12c
6 25 (6.81%) RDBMS
7 23 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (4.36%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (4.36%) Hadoop
10 16 (4.36%) NoSQL
11 14 (3.81%) Big Data
11 14 (3.81%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (2.72%) MySQL
14 10 (2.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (5.45%) ProC
2 18 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (3.27%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.27%) Selenium
5 11 (3.00%) Maven
6 8 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (1.91%) JSUnit
7 7 (1.91%) JUnit
8 6 (1.63%) ANTLR
8 6 (1.63%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.63%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.63%) GoCD
8 6 (1.63%) JIRA
8 6 (1.63%) Subversion
9 4 (1.09%) HP UFT
9 4 (1.09%) NUnit
9 4 (1.09%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 150 (40.87%) Finance
2 30 (8.17%) Banking
3 15 (4.09%) Marketing
4 8 (2.18%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.09%) Advertising
5 4 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.09%) Legal
6 3 (0.82%) Automotive
6 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.54%) Front Office
7 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 164 (44.69%) Analyst
2 137 (37.33%) Developer
3 91 (24.80%) Systems Analyst
4 55 (14.99%) Oracle Developer
5 42 (11.44%) Pensions Analyst
6 41 (11.17%) SQL Developer
6 41 (11.17%) Workflow Analyst
7 31 (8.45%) PL/SQL Developer
8 26 (7.08%) Technical Analyst
9 25 (6.81%) Oracle Analyst
10 22 (5.99%) .NET Developer
10 22 (5.99%) SQL Analyst
11 21 (5.72%) Development Analyst
11 21 (5.72%) Insurance Systems Analyst
12 20 (5.45%) Java Developer
13 19 (5.18%) Database Analyst
13 19 (5.18%) JavaScript Developer
14 17 (4.63%) Software Analyst
14 17 (4.63%) Software Development Analyst
14 17 (4.63%) Systems Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (23.16%) Web Services
2 63 (17.17%) XML
3 56 (15.26%) HTML
4 41 (11.17%) .NET
5 36 (9.81%) jQuery
6 34 (9.26%) REST
7 33 (8.99%) HTML5
8 24 (6.54%) CSS
9 23 (6.27%) ASP.NET
10 18 (4.90%) AngularJS
10 18 (4.90%) Spring
11 16 (4.36%) JSON
12 15 (4.09%) WCF
13 14 (3.81%) .NET Framework
13 14 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (3.54%) Middleware
15 12 (3.27%) JMS
16 10 (2.72%) SOAP
17 8 (2.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 96 (26.16%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (3.81%) Client/Server
4 7 (1.91%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.91%) User Experience
5 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.09%) Clustering
6 4 (1.09%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.82%) AS400
7 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.82%) Replication
8 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.54%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.54%) iSeries
8 2 (0.54%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.54%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.27%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 115 (31.34%) Unix
2 82 (22.34%) Linux
3 46 (12.53%) Windows
4 20 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.00%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.72%) AIX
8 9 (2.45%) Solaris
9 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.27%) SUSE
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (18.26%) Data Analysis
2 67 (18.26%) SDLC
3 57 (15.53%) OO
4 50 (13.62%) OOD
5 49 (13.35%) Business Analysis
6 47 (12.81%) Workflow
7 44 (11.99%) BPR
7 44 (11.99%) Business Process Analysis
8 32 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (8.45%) Analytics
10 26 (7.08%) MVC
11 25 (6.81%) TDD
12 24 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (6.27%) Waterfall
14 22 (5.99%) Automated Trading
14 22 (5.99%) Requirements Analysis
15 20 (5.45%) Configuration Management
16 19 (5.18%) Data Flow Diagram
17 18 (4.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (19.07%) PL/SQL
2 66 (17.98%) JavaScript
3 59 (16.08%) Python
4 53 (14.44%) Java
5 47 (12.81%) C#
6 43 (11.72%) Shell Script
7 30 (8.17%) T-SQL
8 29 (7.90%) PowerShell
9 20 (5.45%) C
10 10 (2.72%) R
11 9 (2.45%) Korn
11 9 (2.45%) Ruby
12 8 (2.18%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.18%) VBA
13 7 (1.91%) Perl
13 7 (1.91%) PHP
14 5 (1.36%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.09%) VB
16 3 (0.82%) Groovy
16 3 (0.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 43 (11.72%) Degree
2 13 (3.54%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (2.18%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.36%) ISEB
6 4 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.82%) MCSE
7 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.27%) ACSA
9 1 (0.27%) CCNA
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CISM
9 1 (0.27%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.81%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.54%) XenApp
5 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) NDS
6 1 (0.27%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (3.00%) Puppet
2 9 (2.45%) NetBackup
2 9 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.63%) Ansible
5 4 (1.09%) SCCM
6 2 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.54%) Oozie
6 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.27%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 176 (47.96%) Oracle
2 48 (13.08%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.36%) VMware
4 15 (4.09%) HP
5 11 (3.00%) Citrix
6 10 (2.72%) Cognos
6 10 (2.72%) Informatica
7 9 (2.45%) McAfee
7 9 (2.45%) Symantec
7 9 (2.45%) Veritas
8 6 (1.63%) IBM
8 6 (1.63%) Tableau
8 6 (1.63%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.36%) Adobe
9 5 (1.36%) Pega
9 5 (1.36%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.82%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.82%) Splunk
10 3 (0.82%) Sybase
10 3 (0.82%) Xamarin
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Rate: £240 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago