Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 413 310 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.92% 15.23% 18.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.00% 40.84% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 195 345
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £336 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £21.75 £60.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.90% -64.12% +29.66%
10th Percentile £30.25 £16.58 £45.10
90th Percentile £129.75 £27.53 £63.92
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +27.27%

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 1,180 759 1,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 39.76% 37.30% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 478 718
Surrey median daily rate £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £329 £309 £312
90th Percentile £582 £544 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 40
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -4.09% -8.56%
10th Percentile £41.25 £26.25 £32.38
90th Percentile £51.60 £48.75 £63.09
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

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 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 97 £475 +72.73% 11
Staines -8 33 £475 +46.15% 2
Camberley +5 29 £550 - 9
Leatherhead +3 27 £425 +3.98% 8
Redhill -1 26 £425 -2.30% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames -6 23 £418 +19.29% 1
Woking +8 17 £426 +10.71% 12
Epsom +8 14 £338 - 4
Guildford -2 9 £340 -26.49% 20
Weybridge -9 6 £388 +10.71% 2
Chertsey -3 5 £450 -10.00% 1
Egham -3 4 £363 -14.71%
Cobham -2 2 £438 +21.53% 1
Dorking -1 1 - -
Oxted - 1 £375 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 123 (29.78%) Oracle
2 120 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (27.60%) Finance
4 111 (26.88%) Unix
5 96 (23.24%) Java
5 96 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
6 86 (20.82%) Relational Database
7 76 (18.40%) Python
8 70 (16.95%) C#
9 66 (15.98%) Microsoft
10 59 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 57 (13.80%) PL/SQL
11 57 (13.80%) Linux
11 57 (13.80%) Business Intelligence
11 57 (13.80%) Microsoft Azure
12 56 (13.56%) SQL Server
13 54 (13.08%) Business Analysis
14 52 (12.59%) OO
15 51 (12.35%) Scrum
16 50 (12.11%) .NET
17 49 (11.86%) Test Automation
18 45 (10.90%) HTML
19 42 (10.17%) MS Visio
20 41 (9.93%) T-SQL
20 41 (9.93%) Windows
21 39 (9.44%) Analytics
22 38 (9.20%) Workflow
22 38 (9.20%) BPR
23 37 (8.96%) Data Analysis
23 37 (8.96%) Business Process Analysis

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 21 (5.08%) Apache Spark
1 21 (5.08%) SAS
2 13 (3.15%) Apache Pig
3 8 (1.94%) Mule
3 8 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.21%) IIS
6 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.73%) Confluence
7 2 (0.48%) JBoss
7 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.48%) WildFly
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon Alexa
8 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.24%) Documentum
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 42 (10.17%) MS Visio
2 31 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.69%) SPSS
5 6 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.73%) InDesign
6 3 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.24%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.24%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.73%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (0.73%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.73%) Lawson
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.73%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.48%) iTrent
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 57 (13.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 8 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (1.69%) Office 365
5 7 (1.69%) Serverless
6 6 (1.45%) npm
7 5 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.21%) Yarn
8 4 (0.97%) SaaS
8 4 (0.97%) Slack
8 4 (0.97%) Trello
9 3 (0.73%) PaaS
10 2 (0.48%) IaaS
11 1 (0.24%) AdWords
11 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.15%) SAN
2 11 (2.66%) SMS
3 9 (2.18%) AMQP
4 8 (1.94%) NAS
5 7 (1.69%) SSH
6 6 (1.45%) DNS
6 6 (1.45%) FTP
7 5 (1.21%) Firewall
8 4 (0.97%) DHCP
8 4 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (0.97%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.73%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.73%) VLAN
9 3 (0.73%) VPN
10 2 (0.48%) LAN
11 1 (0.24%) SMTP
11 1 (0.24%) SNMP
11 1 (0.24%) WAN
11 1 (0.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (20.82%) Relational Database
2 56 (13.56%) SQL Server
3 32 (7.75%) Hadoop
4 29 (7.02%) Big Data
5 27 (6.54%) Oracle Database
6 22 (5.33%) Apache Hive
7 18 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (4.12%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (3.87%) Power BI
9 16 (3.87%) SAP Data Services
10 14 (3.39%) RDBMS
11 13 (3.15%) Data Lake
11 13 (3.15%) SQLPlus
11 13 (3.15%) Sqoop
12 12 (2.91%) SAP BW
13 11 (2.66%) Data Mining
13 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (2.66%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 30 (7.26%) Selenium
1 30 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.57%) Subversion
3 23 (5.57%) Visual Studio
4 14 (3.39%) NUnit
5 13 (3.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (2.42%) SoapUI
7 9 (2.18%) ProC
7 9 (2.18%) SpecFlow
8 8 (1.94%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.94%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 7 (1.69%) JIRA
9 7 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.45%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.45%) JMeter
10 6 (1.45%) NeoLoad
10 6 (1.45%) NuGet
11 5 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 114 (27.60%) Finance
2 23 (5.57%) Marketing
3 17 (4.12%) Banking
4 13 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.91%) Electronics
6 10 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.45%) Billing
7 6 (1.45%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.21%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.21%) Legal
9 4 (0.97%) Advertising
10 3 (0.73%) Games
10 3 (0.73%) Publishing
10 3 (0.73%) Retail
11 2 (0.48%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.24%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 167 (40.44%) Developer
2 135 (32.69%) Analyst
3 51 (12.35%) Java Developer
4 44 (10.65%) Pensions Analyst
5 34 (8.23%) .NET Developer
6 32 (7.75%) Systems Analyst
7 31 (7.51%) Oracle Developer
8 30 (7.26%) SQL Developer
9 27 (6.54%) Business Analyst
10 26 (6.30%) Consultant
10 26 (6.30%) Integration Developer
11 25 (6.05%) Workflow Analyst
12 24 (5.81%) Architect
12 24 (5.81%) Process Analyst
13 22 (5.33%) Data Analyst
14 21 (5.08%) C# Developer
15 20 (4.84%) Business Process Analyst
16 18 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
17 15 (3.63%) Senior Developer
18 13 (3.15%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.11%) .NET
2 45 (10.90%) HTML
3 33 (7.99%) CSS
4 32 (7.75%) jQuery
4 32 (7.75%) Web Services
5 29 (7.02%) AngularJS
5 29 (7.02%) SOAP
6 26 (6.30%) Spring
7 22 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (5.33%) HTML5
7 22 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
7 22 (5.33%) XML
8 21 (5.08%) ASP.NET
9 19 (4.60%) Apache Camel
9 19 (4.60%) REST
10 17 (4.12%) RESTful
11 14 (3.39%) .NET Core
11 14 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (3.39%) React
12 10 (2.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 96 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.39%) User Experience
4 8 (1.94%) Client/Server
4 8 (1.94%) Credit Derivative
4 8 (1.94%) Equities
4 8 (1.94%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.21%) Clustering
7 5 (1.21%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.73%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.73%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.48%) Fintech
10 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.24%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 111 (26.88%) Unix
2 57 (13.80%) Linux
3 41 (9.93%) Windows
4 12 (2.91%) AIX
5 10 (2.42%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.45%) Solaris
6 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.24%) Android
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (13.80%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (13.08%) Business Analysis
4 52 (12.59%) OO
5 51 (12.35%) Scrum
6 49 (11.86%) Test Automation
7 39 (9.44%) Analytics
8 38 (9.20%) BPR
8 38 (9.20%) Workflow
9 37 (8.96%) Business Process Analysis
9 37 (8.96%) Data Analysis
10 36 (8.72%) SDLC
11 35 (8.47%) ETL
12 33 (7.99%) MVC
13 32 (7.75%) Data Management
14 31 (7.51%) Migration
14 31 (7.51%) TDD
15 29 (7.02%) Data Modelling
16 27 (6.54%) ERP
16 27 (6.54%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 96 (23.24%) Java
2 76 (18.40%) Python
3 70 (16.95%) C#
4 59 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 57 (13.80%) PL/SQL
6 41 (9.93%) T-SQL
7 32 (7.75%) Shell Script
8 14 (3.39%) C
8 14 (3.39%) Perl
8 14 (3.39%) R
9 13 (3.15%) C++
10 12 (2.91%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.94%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.69%) VBA
13 5 (1.21%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (1.21%) PHP
14 4 (0.97%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.97%) Ruby
14 4 (0.97%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 33 (7.99%) Degree
2 22 (5.33%) ISTQB
3 15 (3.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.66%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.21%) MCSE
6 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.97%) MCP
8 3 (0.73%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.48%) ISEB
9 2 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.24%) MCSA
10 1 (0.24%) PhD
10 1 (0.24%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.12%) QA
2 13 (3.15%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.45%) PMO
4 5 (1.21%) GCP
5 4 (0.97%) GDPR
6 3 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.91%) Docker
2 12 (2.91%) HDFS
3 11 (2.66%) Apache Flume
4 8 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (1.21%) Veritas File System
7 4 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.73%) NFS
9 2 (0.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (2.42%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (1.69%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.45%) Puppet
3 6 (1.45%) SCCM
3 6 (1.45%) SnapMirror
3 6 (1.45%) SnapVault
4 5 (1.21%) Ansible
4 5 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.97%) SCOM
6 3 (0.73%) Oozie
7 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.24%) Ambari
7 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 123 (29.78%) Oracle
2 66 (15.98%) Microsoft
3 34 (8.23%) SAP
4 25 (6.05%) Tableau
5 18 (4.36%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (4.12%) Cloudera
7 11 (2.66%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 11 (2.66%) VMware
8 10 (2.42%) Hortonworks
9 9 (2.18%) Cisco
9 9 (2.18%) Citrix
10 7 (1.69%) NetApp
10 7 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.69%) Veritas
11 6 (1.45%) Sun
11 6 (1.45%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.45%) Workday
12 5 (1.21%) HP
13 4 (0.97%) Brocade
14 3 (0.73%) DataFlux