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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East / Surrey
Rank 6 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 213 196 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.22% 15.25% 15.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.76% 38.06% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 124 149
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £60.62 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.60% +56.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +69.14% -21.66%  

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 510 515 494
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 43.63% 40.08% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 354 317
Median daily rate £425 £425 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £326 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 37 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £22.80 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £51.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 0 46 £438 +18.24% 8
Staines -7 18 £555 +0.90% 5
Camberley +13 13 £550 +2.32% 2
Leatherhead +5 13 £403 -2.42% 11
Woking 0 10 £406 +8.33% 2
Egham +3 9 £425 +17.24% 1
Reigate -6 9 £375 +3.44% 11
Dorking - 5 £483 - 2
Cobham +4 2 £250 -39.02%
Chertsey - 2 £500 -
Weybridge +1 1 £238 -44.11% 1
Epsom - 1 - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 124 (38.87%) Oracle
2 106 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (32.92%) Finance
4 100 (31.35%) Relational Database
5 91 (28.53%) Linux
6 78 (24.45%) JavaScript
7 73 (22.88%) Unix
8 67 (21.00%) Analytical Skills
9 65 (20.38%) SQL Server
10 60 (18.81%) SDLC
11 58 (18.18%) Java
12 57 (17.87%) XML
13 56 (17.55%) C#
13 56 (17.55%) Windows
13 56 (17.55%) Python
14 55 (17.24%) OO
14 55 (17.24%) HTML
15 53 (16.61%) Web Services
15 53 (16.61%) Oracle Database
16 48 (15.05%) PL/SQL
16 48 (15.05%) Data Analysis
17 47 (14.73%) OOD
18 45 (14.11%) .NET
19 41 (12.85%) REST
20 38 (11.91%) Business Analysis
21 35 (10.97%) MVC
22 34 (10.66%) Microsoft
22 34 (10.66%) Degree
22 34 (10.66%) PowerShell
22 34 (10.66%) HTML5

SQL
Top Related 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 10 (3.13%) Apache Spark
1 10 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.51%) CMS
3 8 (2.51%) IIS
4 7 (2.19%) NServiceBus
5 6 (1.88%) WordPress
6 5 (1.57%) Apache
6 5 (1.57%) Drupal
6 5 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.57%) SAS
7 4 (1.25%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.94%) JBoss
8 3 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.31%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.31%) Moodle
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (9.40%) MS Visio
2 18 (5.64%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.13%) MS Office
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.19%) SaaS
4 6 (1.88%) IaaS
4 6 (1.88%) PaaS
5 5 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.63%) GitHub
7 2 (0.63%) Office 365
8 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.25%) HTTP
1 4 (1.25%) LAN
1 4 (1.25%) WAN
2 3 (0.94%) DHCP
2 3 (0.94%) DNS
2 3 (0.94%) DVB
2 3 (0.94%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.94%) Telnet
3 2 (0.63%) 2G
3 2 (0.63%) 3G
3 2 (0.63%) Firewall
3 2 (0.63%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.63%) LTE
3 2 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.63%) SNMP
3 2 (0.63%) VLAN
4 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.31%) MPLS
4 1 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (31.35%) Relational Database
2 65 (20.38%) SQL Server
3 53 (16.61%) Oracle Database
4 30 (9.40%) NoSQL
5 24 (7.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (6.58%) SQLPlus
7 20 (6.27%) MongoDB
8 19 (5.96%) RDBMS
9 18 (5.64%) Oracle Database 12c
10 16 (5.02%) Hadoop
10 16 (5.02%) MySQL
11 14 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (3.45%) Big Data
14 10 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (2.82%) DB2
16 8 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (6.90%) Selenium
2 21 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (5.96%) Git (software)
4 16 (5.02%) Visual Studio
5 15 (4.70%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.39%) Maven
7 11 (3.45%) WebDriver
8 10 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 10 (3.13%) NUnit
8 10 (3.13%) SpecFlow
9 9 (2.82%) MSTest
9 9 (2.82%) Subversion
10 8 (2.51%) JUnit
11 7 (2.19%) JSUnit
11 7 (2.19%) ProC
12 6 (1.88%) ANTLR
12 6 (1.88%) GoCD
12 6 (1.88%) MSBuild
13 4 (1.25%) LoadRunner
13 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 105 (32.92%) Finance
2 17 (5.33%) Banking
3 10 (3.13%) Marketing
4 8 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.94%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Military
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 121 (37.93%) Developer
2 111 (34.80%) Analyst
3 62 (19.44%) Systems Analyst
4 36 (11.29%) SQL Developer
5 34 (10.66%) Oracle Developer
6 30 (9.40%) JavaScript Developer
7 28 (8.78%) Workflow Analyst
8 25 (7.84%) .NET Developer
8 25 (7.84%) PL/SQL Developer
9 23 (7.21%) Pensions Analyst
10 22 (6.90%) Java Developer
10 22 (6.90%) Oracle Analyst
11 20 (6.27%) SQL Analyst
12 18 (5.64%) Insurance Systems Analyst
12 18 (5.64%) Node.js Developer
13 15 (4.70%) C# Developer
13 15 (4.70%) Test Analyst
14 14 (4.39%) Senior Developer
15 13 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
15 13 (4.08%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (17.87%) XML
2 55 (17.24%) HTML
3 53 (16.61%) Web Services
4 45 (14.11%) .NET
5 41 (12.85%) REST
6 34 (10.66%) HTML5
7 29 (9.09%) jQuery
8 25 (7.84%) JSON
9 23 (7.21%) Node.js
10 22 (6.90%) ASP.NET
11 21 (6.58%) .NET Framework
12 18 (5.64%) AngularJS
12 18 (5.64%) CSS
13 17 (5.33%) Express
13 17 (5.33%) SOAP
13 17 (5.33%) Spring
14 12 (3.76%) RESTful
15 11 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (3.45%) JMS
15 11 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (21.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.64%) User Experience
3 8 (2.51%) AS400
3 8 (2.51%) Clustering
3 8 (2.51%) iSeries
4 7 (2.19%) Fat Client
4 7 (2.19%) Thin Client
5 6 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.25%) Replication
7 3 (0.94%) Digital TV
7 3 (0.94%) Grid Computing
7 3 (0.94%) Mashup
7 3 (0.94%) MPEG
7 3 (0.94%) STB
8 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.63%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 91 (28.53%) Linux
2 73 (22.88%) Unix
3 56 (17.55%) Windows
4 16 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.19%) AIX
7 6 (1.88%) Solaris
8 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.63%) CentOS
9 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.31%) VMS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (18.81%) SDLC
3 55 (17.24%) OO
4 48 (15.05%) Data Analysis
5 47 (14.73%) OOD
6 38 (11.91%) Business Analysis
7 35 (10.97%) MVC
8 31 (9.72%) TDD
8 31 (9.72%) Workflow
9 28 (8.78%) BPR
9 28 (8.78%) Business Process Analysis
10 22 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (6.90%) Scrum
11 21 (6.58%) Configuration Management
11 21 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (6.58%) Open Source
12 20 (6.27%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (6.27%) SOA
13 19 (5.96%) Analytics
14 17 (5.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 78 (24.45%) JavaScript
2 58 (18.18%) Java
3 56 (17.55%) C#
3 56 (17.55%) Python
4 48 (15.05%) PL/SQL
5 34 (10.66%) PowerShell
6 31 (9.72%) T-SQL
7 25 (7.84%) Ruby
8 24 (7.52%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.39%) C
10 13 (4.08%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.13%) Perl
12 9 (2.82%) C++
13 8 (2.51%) R
14 7 (2.19%) PHP
15 6 (1.88%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.88%) VBA
16 5 (1.57%) Korn
17 2 (0.63%) MATLAB
18 1 (0.31%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 34 (10.66%) Degree
2 18 (5.64%) SC Cleared
2 18 (5.64%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.57%) MCSE
5 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.94%) ISEB
7 2 (0.63%) MCP
8 1 (0.31%) CISM
8 1 (0.31%) CISSP
8 1 (0.31%) SANS
8 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.45%) QA
2 5 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) HL7
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.19%) XenApp
2 7 (2.19%) XenDesktop
3 5 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.63%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.63%) Docker
6 2 (0.63%) HDFS
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.63%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) NDS
7 1 (0.31%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (5.64%) Puppet
2 16 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (2.82%) Ansible
5 8 (2.51%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.94%) SCCM
7 2 (0.63%) Ambari
7 2 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.63%) logstash
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.63%) Oozie
8 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.31%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 124 (38.87%) Oracle
2 34 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.58%) HP
4 16 (5.02%) VMware
5 12 (3.76%) IBM
6 7 (2.19%) Citrix
6 7 (2.19%) Cognos
6 7 (2.19%) Hitachi
6 7 (2.19%) Informatica
6 7 (2.19%) ServiceNow
6 7 (2.19%) Wyse
7 6 (1.88%) AppDynamics
7 6 (1.88%) SAP
7 6 (1.88%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.25%) Cisco
9 3 (0.94%) Adobe
9 3 (0.94%) Pega
9 3 (0.94%) Splunk
9 3 (0.94%) Teradata
10 2 (0.63%) Talend
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Code Red Associates
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Comptetive Day Rate - 3 month contract with likely extensions
Posted: 8 days ago