Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 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
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 9 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 105 289 343
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 13.38% 12.22% 10.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.70% 31.08% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 234 234
Median daily rate £438 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.74% -2.65% -
10th Percentile £200 £266 £300
90th Percentile £524 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £466 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +9.65% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £62.50 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +257.14% -22.22% -31.82%
10th Percentile £54.75 £16.75 £12.40
90th Percentile £70.25 £18.25 £96.00
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £35.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year +19.89% +55.70% -45.45%

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 258 930 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 32.87% 39.32% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 674 995
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £200 £326 £325
90th Percentile £575 £600 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 40
Median hourly rate £49.00 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £40.80 £41.25 £21.25
90th Percentile £63.25 £52.50 £52.63
Median hourly rate £44.00 £46.67 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.72% +9.81% -1.16%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Surrey

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for SQL in Surrey

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL in Surrey

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL in Surrey.

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 6 months to 15 July 2020. 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
Guildford +6 15 £425 +9.68% 11
Chertsey +1 15 £200 -60.00% 2
Reigate +6 10 £450 -2.70% 2
Epsom +11 9 £438 -16.67%
Egham +5 4 £320 -14.67% 3
Redhill +2 4 - - 2
Camberley +4 3 £481 -17.65%
Sunbury-on-Thames +3 3 - -
Leatherhead +6 2 £500 +26.98% 2
Staines -2 2 - -
Farnham +4 1 £375 +20.00% 1
Weybridge -5 1 £450 +76.47%
Esher - 1 £500 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 39 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 37 (35.24%) C#
3 35 (33.33%) Azure
4 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (30.48%) JavaScript
6 27 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (24.76%) Python
7 26 (24.76%) Finance
8 23 (21.90%) .NET
9 21 (20.00%) Scrum
10 20 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
11 16 (15.24%) Java
11 16 (15.24%) Windows
12 15 (14.29%) AWS
12 15 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 15 (14.29%) Data Structures
13 14 (13.33%) Databricks
13 14 (13.33%) ETL
14 13 (12.38%) Linux
14 13 (12.38%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (12.38%) Node.js
15 12 (11.43%) Power BI
15 12 (11.43%) Data Lake
15 12 (11.43%) Power Platform
15 12 (11.43%) CRM
16 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Excel
16 11 (10.48%) Oracle
16 11 (10.48%) JIRA
16 11 (10.48%) DevOps

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 8 (7.62%) CMS
1 8 (7.62%) EPiServer
1 8 (7.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.90%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.90%) SAS
4 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.95%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) FastStats
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (33.33%) Azure
2 15 (14.29%) AWS
3 12 (11.43%) Power Platform
4 9 (8.57%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (8.57%) Serverless
5 6 (5.71%) Amazon S3
6 5 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.81%) Heroku
7 4 (3.81%) Logic Apps
8 3 (2.86%) GCP
8 3 (2.86%) Kong
9 2 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.90%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.95%) PaaS
10 1 (0.95%) Route 53
10 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) AMQP
2 2 (1.90%) DHCP
2 2 (1.90%) Firewall
2 2 (1.90%) LAN
2 2 (1.90%) SAN
2 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.90%) WAN
3 1 (0.95%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (11.43%) Data Lake
4 12 (11.43%) Power BI
5 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.71%) Big Data
7 5 (4.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.81%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) JIRA
2 9 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.71%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.76%) JUnit
4 5 (4.76%) Selenium
5 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.90%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.90%) Maven
7 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.95%) JMeter
8 1 (0.95%) Mocha
8 1 (0.95%) Postman
8 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.95%) TestCafe
General
1 26 (24.76%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Law
4 2 (1.90%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.95%) Police
Job Titles
1 42 (40.00%) Developer
2 33 (31.43%) Analyst
3 11 (10.48%) Support Analyst
4 10 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) CRM Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Data Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Software Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Junior
6 7 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Data Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Junior Support Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.90%) .NET
2 13 (12.38%) Node.js
3 9 (8.57%) HTML
3 9 (8.57%) HTML5
3 9 (8.57%) RESTful
4 8 (7.62%) .NET Framework
4 8 (7.62%) Entity Framework
4 8 (7.62%) jQuery
4 8 (7.62%) LINQ
4 8 (7.62%) Middleware
5 5 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (3.81%) MDX
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.86%) Kafka
7 3 (2.86%) XML
8 2 (1.90%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.90%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (1.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) Clustering
3 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) Replication
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.95%) CMDB
5 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) LIMS
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) Windows
2 13 (12.38%) Linux
3 4 (3.81%) AIX
3 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.81%) Unix
4 3 (2.86%) Android
4 3 (2.86%) SUSE
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.90%) Fedora
5 2 (1.90%) Solaris
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (20.00%) Scrum
4 15 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 14 (13.33%) ETL
6 12 (11.43%) CRM
7 11 (10.48%) DevOps
8 10 (9.52%) Analytics
8 10 (9.52%) Data Integration
8 10 (9.52%) OO
9 9 (8.57%) MVC
9 9 (8.57%) SOLID
10 8 (7.62%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (7.62%) Microservices
10 8 (7.62%) OOP
11 7 (6.67%) ERP
11 7 (6.67%) ITIL
11 7 (6.67%) Migration
11 7 (6.67%) TDD
11 7 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.24%) C#
2 32 (30.48%) JavaScript
3 26 (24.76%) Python
4 16 (15.24%) Java
5 9 (8.57%) Scala
6 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.71%) VB
7 5 (4.76%) R
7 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.81%) VBA
9 3 (2.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.90%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.90%) C
10 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.95%) C++
11 1 (0.95%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.95%) Perl
11 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) CCNA
3 2 (1.90%) CCNP
3 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Docker
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.90%) vSphere
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Data Guard
1 4 (3.81%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (3.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.90%) Ansible
2 2 (1.90%) Grafana
2 2 (1.90%) Kibana
2 2 (1.90%) Oozie
2 2 (1.90%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.90%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) Databricks
3 11 (10.48%) Oracle
4 6 (5.71%) Tableau
5 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.86%) Intel
6 3 (2.86%) SAP
6 3 (2.86%) Sybase
6 3 (2.86%) VMware
7 2 (1.90%) Apteco
7 2 (1.90%) Cisco
7 2 (1.90%) Google
7 2 (1.90%) Splunk
7 2 (1.90%) Sun
7 2 (1.90%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.90%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.95%) Adobe
8 1 (0.95%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.95%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.95%) Samsung