The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Surrey / Woking
Rank 7 6 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 12.33% 18.75% 19.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 33.33% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £251 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £515 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -20.00%  

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 Woking with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 27 27 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 36.99% 56.25% 50.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 26
Median daily rate £388 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £375 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +88.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking 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 Woking

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Woking

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Woking

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Woking region with a requirement for SQL.

1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
2 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 9 (52.94%) RESTful
3 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
4 6 (35.29%) Selenium
4 6 (35.29%) MVVM
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
4 6 (35.29%) SpecFlow
5 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) NUnit
5 5 (29.41%) MSTest
5 5 (29.41%) Kanban
5 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 5 (29.41%) SOAP
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) MySQL
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) CMS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Woking 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 4 (23.53%) CMS
1 4 (23.53%) Drupal
1 4 (23.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
1 6 (35.29%) SpecFlow
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
2 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) MSTest
2 5 (29.41%) NUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) RESTful
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) SOAP
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) JSON
3 4 (23.53%) YAML
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) BDD
2 6 (35.29%) MVVM
2 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) Kanban
3 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) SOLID
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
3 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft