The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 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 30 April 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)
London / Uxbridge
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8  
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 15.69% 2.82% 18.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% 11.76% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £363 £356 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% -1.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £321 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £391 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +53.84% +4.00%  

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 Uxbridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Uxbridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18 17 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 35.29% 23.94% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 11
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Uxbridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Uxbridge 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 Uxbridge

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Uxbridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Uxbridge

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Uxbridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for SQL.

1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) Logistics
2 3 (25.00%) MCITP
2 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Talend
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Server Building
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Uxbridge 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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory Expert
2 3 (25.00%) Subject Matter Expert
3 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Talend Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (25.00%) Logistics
2 3 (25.00%) Server Building
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCITP
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) CA
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Talend
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle