Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 339 319 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.17% 13.72% 19.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.19% 35.37% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 201 389
Surrey median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £336 £313 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £33.75 £38.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.93% -12.53% -17.47%
10th Percentile £21.14 £14.53 £27.72
90th Percentile £49.00 £48.50 £49.45
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -32.89% +14.62% +30.00%

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 1053 902 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 37.80% 38.80% 41.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 618 735
Surrey median daily rate £450 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% +11.11%
10th Percentile £330 £306 £281
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 23
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -9.09%
10th Percentile £25.00 £20.90 £33.00
90th Percentile £50.03 £46.00 £51.74
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 63 £450 +24.57% 8
Leatherhead +3 32 £425 - 2
Staines -5 27 £400 +5.26% 4
Redhill -4 25 £438 +5.42% 2
Camberley +1 19 £541 +2.95% 2
Epsom -3 16 £338 -8.78% 1
Guildford -12 11 £350 -6.67% 16
Woking +1 10 £426 +13.67% 13
Sunbury-on-Thames -15 8 £550 +46.67%
Cobham -3 6 £350 -2.10%
Egham -2 2 £400 -5.88% 3
Whyteleafe - 2 £375 -
Farnham +3 1 £375 -9.09% 3
Esher 0 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £250 -
Chertsey - 1 £560 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Lightwater - 1 - -
Oxted - 1 £375 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 113 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (30.38%) Unix
3 96 (28.32%) Oracle
4 95 (28.02%) Finance
5 87 (25.66%) C#
6 83 (24.48%) SQL Server
7 79 (23.30%) Java
8 75 (22.12%) Microsoft
8 75 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
9 73 (21.53%) .NET
10 62 (18.29%) Relational Database
11 61 (17.99%) Linux
12 57 (16.81%) Python
13 54 (15.93%) OO
14 53 (15.63%) Windows
15 51 (15.04%) JavaScript
16 48 (14.16%) PL/SQL
17 47 (13.86%) MVC
17 47 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
18 43 (12.68%) Web Services
19 42 (12.39%) T-SQL
20 41 (12.09%) ASP.NET
21 38 (11.21%) HTML
22 37 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
22 37 (10.91%) Shell Script
23 35 (10.32%) Test Automation
24 34 (10.03%) TDD
25 33 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
26 32 (9.44%) Scrum
27 31 (9.14%) Oracle Database

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 16 (4.72%) SAS
2 15 (4.42%) Apache Spark
3 14 (4.13%) IIS
4 11 (3.24%) JBoss
5 9 (2.65%) WildFly
6 6 (1.77%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.18%) Mule
7 4 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.88%) Confluence
9 2 (0.59%) Apache
9 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.59%) nginx
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.29%) Documentum
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (7.96%) MS Visio
2 23 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.18%) SPSS
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.29%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.29%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.88%) Lawson
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.59%) iTrent
3 2 (0.59%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.29%) Maximo
4 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.36%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (2.36%) Office 365
5 6 (1.77%) npm
6 5 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.47%) Serverless
6 5 (1.47%) Yarn
7 4 (1.18%) PaaS
8 3 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.88%) IaaS
8 3 (0.88%) SaaS
9 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.29%) GitHub
10 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.83%) SSH
2 11 (3.24%) SAN
3 9 (2.65%) AMQP
4 8 (2.36%) LDAP
5 7 (2.06%) Firewall
6 5 (1.47%) FTP
6 5 (1.47%) Internet
7 4 (1.18%) NAS
7 4 (1.18%) Network Security
8 3 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.59%) SMS
9 2 (0.59%) WAN
9 2 (0.59%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.29%) DHCP
10 1 (0.29%) DNS
10 1 (0.29%) LAN
10 1 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.29%) SSL
10 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (24.48%) SQL Server
2 62 (18.29%) Relational Database
3 31 (9.14%) Oracle Database
4 26 (7.67%) Hadoop
5 21 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (5.01%) Apache Hive
7 17 (5.01%) Big Data
8 16 (4.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (4.42%) Oracle Database 12c
10 13 (3.83%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (3.83%) RDBMS
11 12 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (3.24%) SQLPlus
13 10 (2.95%) NoSQL
14 9 (2.65%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (2.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 33 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (8.85%) Git (software)
3 28 (8.26%) Visual Studio
4 27 (7.96%) Subversion
5 19 (5.60%) Selenium
6 15 (4.42%) NUnit
7 12 (3.54%) ProC
8 11 (3.24%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (2.95%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.95%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (2.65%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.65%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.36%) JIRA
12 7 (2.06%) SoapUI
13 6 (1.77%) MSBuild
13 6 (1.77%) NuGet
14 5 (1.47%) ANTLR
14 5 (1.47%) Bower
14 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 95 (28.02%) Finance
2 20 (5.90%) Banking
3 11 (3.24%) Marketing
4 7 (2.06%) Electronics
4 7 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.77%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.77%) Legal
5 6 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.47%) Advertising
7 4 (1.18%) Back Office
7 4 (1.18%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.18%) Publishing
8 3 (0.88%) Automotive
8 3 (0.88%) Billing
8 3 (0.88%) Retail
9 2 (0.59%) Games
9 2 (0.59%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 169 (49.85%) Developer
2 83 (24.48%) Analyst
3 47 (13.86%) .NET Developer
4 40 (11.80%) Java Developer
5 33 (9.73%) Oracle Developer
6 30 (8.85%) SQL Developer
7 27 (7.96%) C# Developer
7 27 (7.96%) Pensions Analyst
8 22 (6.49%) Workflow Analyst
9 21 (6.19%) Process Analyst
10 20 (5.90%) Business Process Analyst
10 20 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (5.90%) Integration Developer
11 17 (5.01%) Architect
11 17 (5.01%) Consultant
12 14 (4.13%) Agile Developer
13 13 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 13 (3.83%) Azure Developer
13 13 (3.83%) Data Analyst
13 13 (3.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (21.53%) .NET
2 43 (12.68%) Web Services
3 41 (12.09%) ASP.NET
4 38 (11.21%) HTML
5 30 (8.85%) jQuery
6 28 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (7.96%) CSS
8 26 (7.67%) SOAP
9 22 (6.49%) AngularJS
9 22 (6.49%) REST
10 21 (6.19%) Spring
11 20 (5.90%) RESTful
12 18 (5.31%) .NET Framework
12 18 (5.31%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (5.01%) WCF
13 17 (5.01%) XML
14 15 (4.42%) Apache Camel
14 15 (4.42%) HTML5
15 14 (4.13%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 75 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.13%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.47%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.47%) Equities
7 4 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.88%) Clustering
8 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.88%) User Experience
9 2 (0.59%) AS400
9 2 (0.59%) iSeries
9 2 (0.59%) NHS
9 2 (0.59%) Replication
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 103 (30.38%) Unix
2 61 (17.99%) Linux
3 53 (15.63%) Windows
4 18 (5.31%) Windows Server
5 14 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.24%) AIX
7 5 (1.47%) Solaris
7 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.18%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (15.93%) OO
3 47 (13.86%) MVC
4 37 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (10.32%) Test Automation
6 34 (10.03%) TDD
7 32 (9.44%) Scrum
8 30 (8.85%) SDLC
9 27 (7.96%) Workflow
10 26 (7.67%) BPR
11 25 (7.37%) Business Process Analysis
11 25 (7.37%) ETL
12 24 (7.08%) Business Analysis
12 24 (7.08%) Migration
13 22 (6.49%) Analytics
13 22 (6.49%) ERP
14 20 (5.90%) Data Migration
15 19 (5.60%) BDD
16 17 (5.01%) Manual Testing
16 17 (5.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (25.66%) C#
2 79 (23.30%) Java
3 57 (16.81%) Python
4 51 (15.04%) JavaScript
5 48 (14.16%) PL/SQL
6 42 (12.39%) T-SQL
7 37 (10.91%) Shell Script
8 16 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.13%) Perl
10 12 (3.54%) C
10 12 (3.54%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.95%) R
12 8 (2.36%) C++
12 8 (2.36%) PHP
13 7 (2.06%) VBA
14 5 (1.47%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.47%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.47%) VB
15 4 (1.18%) SAS Macro
16 3 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (7.67%) Degree
2 14 (4.13%) ISTQB
2 14 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.18%) CCNA
6 4 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.18%) ISEB
7 3 (0.88%) MCSA
7 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.59%) ACSA
8 2 (0.59%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.29%) MCSE
9 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.29%) PhD
9 1 (0.29%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.42%) QA
2 8 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) GCP
4 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.95%) Docker
5 6 (1.77%) HDFS
6 5 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (1.47%) Veritas File System
7 4 (1.18%) Apache Flume
7 4 (1.18%) vSphere
8 3 (0.88%) NFS
8 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.83%) NetBackup
2 11 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.24%) Puppet
3 7 (2.06%) Ansible
4 6 (1.77%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (1.47%) SnapMirror
5 5 (1.47%) SnapVault
5 5 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (0.88%) SCCM
7 2 (0.59%) Nagios
7 2 (0.59%) Oozie
8 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.29%) Ambari
8 1 (0.29%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.29%) Graphite
8 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.29%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.29%) StatsD
8 1 (0.29%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 96 (28.32%) Oracle
2 75 (22.12%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.31%) VMware
4 15 (4.42%) SAP
5 13 (3.83%) Cloudera
5 13 (3.83%) Tableau
5 13 (3.83%) Veritas
6 12 (3.54%) Citrix
7 9 (2.65%) Cisco
8 8 (2.36%) McAfee
8 8 (2.36%) Symantec
9 7 (2.06%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.77%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.47%) NetApp
11 5 (1.47%) Sun
11 5 (1.47%) Workday
12 4 (1.18%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.18%) HP
12 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.18%) ServiceNow