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 June 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)
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 14 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Contract jobs citing SQL 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 5.00% 1.96% 13.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% 5.88% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £431 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 - £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 - £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 34 17 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 42.50% 33.33% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 12
Median daily rate £373 £450 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.22% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £419 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Woking over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Woking

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Woking

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (38.46%) RESTful
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) CMS
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) MySQL
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 4 (30.77%) YAML
4 4 (30.77%) WordPress
4 4 (30.77%) Drupal
4 4 (30.77%) Puppet
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (30.77%) Ansible
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) SOLID
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008

SQL
Co-occurring 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 (30.77%) CMS
1 4 (30.77%) Drupal
1 4 (30.77%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) Impala
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) Parquet
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) MSTest
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior WPF Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) WPF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
1 5 (38.46%) RESTful
2 4 (30.77%) YAML
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) WPF
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Avro
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) Kafka
5 1 (7.69%) PySpark
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) SOLID
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) MVVM
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Data Ingestion
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
6 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Ansible
1 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (7.69%) Oozie
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cloudera