Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 393 344 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.24% 12.39% 13.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.27% 32.30% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 250 195
Surrey median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £336 £313
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Surrey median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -37.50% +60.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £21.14 £16.20
90th Percentile £38.75 £49.00 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +70.00% -32.43% +20.33%

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 1,390 1,065 889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 43.29% 38.35% 38.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,002 774 604
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £326 £306
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 38
Surrey median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £20.10 £25.00 £20.93
90th Percentile £51.50 £50.05 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -2 72 £425 -5.56% 10
Guildford +2 35 £450 +28.57% 26
Sunbury-on-Thames +7 24 £484 -12.00% 1
Leatherhead -9 15 £350 -17.65% 10
Staines -21 15 £588 +46.88% 5
Redhill -5 13 £388 -13.89% 3
Woking +5 10 £365 -14.37% 15
Epsom -1 9 £338 - 4
Camberley -5 7 £473 -13.34% 3
Chertsey +7 5 £425 -24.11% 4
Godalming - 5 £370 - 2
Egham +3 4 £413 +3.13% 2
Caterham - 4 £500 -
Lightwater -1 3 £525 -
Godstone - 2 £425 -
Weybridge - 2 £358 - 2
Tadworth +1 1 - -
Farnham -13 1 £325 -13.33% 4
Addlestone - 1 £350 - 2
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 157 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (29.01%) Finance
3 112 (28.50%) Microsoft
4 110 (27.99%) SQL Server
5 97 (24.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 96 (24.43%) .NET
7 91 (23.16%) C#
8 77 (19.59%) Test Automation
9 73 (18.58%) Oracle
10 68 (17.30%) Python
11 64 (16.28%) Java
12 63 (16.03%) JavaScript
13 61 (15.52%) T-SQL
13 61 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
13 61 (15.52%) Scrum
14 53 (13.49%) Linux
14 53 (13.49%) Relational Database
15 52 (13.23%) HTML
16 51 (12.98%) Migration
17 49 (12.47%) Visual Studio
18 46 (11.70%) MVC
18 46 (11.70%) AngularJS
19 42 (10.69%) SDLC
19 42 (10.69%) Unix
19 42 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
19 42 (10.69%) Data Migration
19 42 (10.69%) .NET Framework
20 41 (10.43%) CSS
20 41 (10.43%) NoSQL
21 38 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 13 (3.31%) SAS
2 11 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.29%) IIS
4 8 (2.04%) Apache
4 8 (2.04%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.78%) JBoss
6 6 (1.53%) ArcGIS
6 6 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.53%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.53%) WildFly
7 5 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.27%) Confluence
8 3 (0.76%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.76%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.51%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 30 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.27%) SPSS
3 4 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.27%) SAP HR
3 5 (1.27%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 97 (24.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.56%) Azure Data Factory
4 11 (2.80%) Serverless
5 10 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (2.04%) Azure Functions
7 8 (2.04%) IaaS
7 8 (2.04%) SaaS
8 6 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.53%) PaaS
9 5 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.02%) Office 365
11 3 (0.76%) GitHub
12 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.51%) Lucidchart
12 2 (0.51%) Quay.io
13 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.25%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.05%) Firewall
1 12 (3.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.04%) SSL
3 7 (1.78%) SSH
3 7 (1.78%) VLAN
4 6 (1.53%) HTTP
4 6 (1.53%) SAN
5 4 (1.02%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.76%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.76%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.76%) LAN
6 3 (0.76%) VoIP
7 2 (0.51%) Internet
7 2 (0.51%) SMS
7 2 (0.51%) WAN
8 1 (0.25%) Converged Networks
8 1 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (27.99%) SQL Server
2 53 (13.49%) Relational Database
3 42 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (10.43%) NoSQL
5 38 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (9.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (7.63%) MySQL
7 25 (6.36%) Big Data
8 21 (5.34%) Azure SQL Database
9 19 (4.83%) Power BI
10 18 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (3.82%) Hadoop
13 14 (3.56%) RDBMS
13 14 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (3.05%) MongoDB
14 12 (3.05%) Oracle Database
15 11 (2.80%) Cosmos DB
16 10 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (2.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 49 (12.47%) Visual Studio
2 33 (8.40%) Selenium
3 32 (8.14%) Git (software)
4 29 (7.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 19 (4.83%) JIRA
6 17 (4.33%) Jenkins
7 16 (4.07%) JMeter
7 16 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.80%) SoapUI
9 10 (2.54%) JUnit
9 10 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (2.04%) Maven
10 8 (2.04%) Vagrant
10 8 (2.04%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.78%) Gatling
11 7 (1.78%) NeoLoad
11 7 (1.78%) PyCharm
11 7 (1.78%) TestNG
12 5 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 114 (29.01%) Finance
2 20 (5.09%) Banking
3 14 (3.56%) Advertising
3 14 (3.56%) Retail
4 13 (3.31%) Marketing
5 6 (1.53%) Back Office
5 6 (1.53%) Legal
6 5 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (40.71%) Developer
2 88 (22.39%) Analyst
3 35 (8.91%) SQL Developer
4 29 (7.38%) .NET Developer
4 29 (7.38%) Data Analyst
5 22 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
5 22 (5.60%) Tester
6 21 (5.34%) C# Developer
7 20 (5.09%) Test Analyst
8 19 (4.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 18 (4.58%) DBA
10 16 (4.07%) Test Engineer
11 15 (3.82%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.82%) Consultant
11 15 (3.82%) Support Engineer
12 14 (3.56%) Oracle Developer
13 13 (3.31%) SQL Analyst
14 12 (3.05%) SQL DBA
15 11 (2.80%) Java Developer
15 11 (2.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (24.43%) .NET
2 52 (13.23%) HTML
3 46 (11.70%) AngularJS
4 42 (10.69%) .NET Framework
5 41 (10.43%) CSS
6 37 (9.41%) ASP.NET
7 33 (8.40%) Entity Framework
8 31 (7.89%) XML
9 26 (6.62%) .NET Core
10 25 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (6.36%) Web Services
11 23 (5.85%) jQuery
12 22 (5.60%) SOAP
13 21 (5.34%) REST
14 20 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (4.07%) Angular 2
16 15 (3.82%) ASP.NET Core
17 13 (3.31%) JSON
17 13 (3.31%) RESTful
18 12 (3.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.29%) Client/Server
4 9 (2.29%) Reference Data
5 7 (1.78%) Algorithms
5 7 (1.78%) User Experience
6 6 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.53%) Fintech
6 6 (1.53%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.02%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.02%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.51%) Clustering
10 2 (0.51%) Replication
10 2 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.49%) Linux
2 42 (10.69%) Unix
3 37 (9.41%) Windows
4 8 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.78%) CoreOS
5 7 (1.78%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (19.59%) Test Automation
3 61 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (15.52%) Scrum
4 51 (12.98%) Migration
5 46 (11.70%) MVC
6 42 (10.69%) Data Migration
6 42 (10.69%) SDLC
7 37 (9.41%) ETL
8 35 (8.91%) TDD
9 31 (7.89%) Data Analysis
10 29 (7.38%) Business Analysis
10 29 (7.38%) DevOps
10 29 (7.38%) Test Strategy
11 27 (6.87%) Analytics
11 27 (6.87%) Data Modelling
12 25 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (5.85%) OO
15 22 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 91 (23.16%) C#
2 68 (17.30%) Python
3 64 (16.28%) Java
4 63 (16.03%) JavaScript
5 61 (15.52%) T-SQL
6 28 (7.12%) PL/SQL
7 27 (6.87%) PowerShell
8 16 (4.07%) R
9 15 (3.82%) C
9 15 (3.82%) PHP
10 13 (3.31%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.80%) C++
11 11 (2.80%) VB
12 10 (2.54%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.54%) VBA
13 9 (2.29%) Java 8
13 9 (2.29%) Ruby
14 7 (1.78%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.53%) Groovy
16 5 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (5.85%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.56%) Degree
4 13 (3.31%) ISTQB
5 12 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.29%) ISEB
7 5 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.76%) MCITP
9 3 (0.76%) MCSE
9 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.76%) PhD
9 3 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.51%) CCNA
10 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.51%) MCSA
10 2 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.51%) VCP6
11 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.14%) Data Quality
2 27 (6.87%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.76%) WCAG
4 2 (0.51%) GDPR
4 2 (0.51%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.85%) Docker
3 17 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.31%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.27%) HDFS
7 3 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.51%) Ceph
8 2 (0.51%) etcd
8 2 (0.51%) flannel
8 2 (0.51%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.51%) SkyDNS
9 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.31%) Puppet
2 12 (3.05%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.04%) Ansible
4 8 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.53%) HP ALM
5 6 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.27%) Graphite
6 5 (1.27%) Nagios
6 5 (1.27%) Terraform
7 4 (1.02%) Oozie
8 3 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.76%) Grafana
8 3 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.76%) SCCM
8 3 (0.76%) SCOM
8 3 (0.76%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.51%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 112 (28.50%) Microsoft
2 73 (18.58%) Oracle
3 20 (5.09%) VMware
4 19 (4.83%) SAP
5 17 (4.33%) Google
6 13 (3.31%) Tableau
6 13 (3.31%) Workday
7 10 (2.54%) Sybase
8 9 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.04%) Cisco
9 8 (2.04%) HP
9 8 (2.04%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.78%) Citrix
10 7 (1.78%) McAfee
10 7 (1.78%) Symantec
11 6 (1.53%) Splunk
11 6 (1.53%) Veritas
12 5 (1.27%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.02%) Dell
14 3 (0.76%) Juniper