The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 95 65 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.46% 18.47% 13.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.49% 58.04% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 53 44
Median daily rate £375 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
SQL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
181 112 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 33.27% 31.82% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 80 83
Median daily rate £375 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £23.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.26% -24.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Coventry region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SQL.

1 78 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (47.74%) Microsoft
3 71 (45.81%) SQL Server
4 66 (42.58%) .NET
5 47 (30.32%) C#
6 41 (26.45%) MS Excel
7 34 (21.94%) T-SQL
7 34 (21.94%) Migration
8 33 (21.29%) Visual Studio
9 32 (20.65%) SharePoint
9 32 (20.65%) ETL
10 30 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (18.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (16.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (15.48%) .NET Framework
13 24 (15.48%) MVC
14 23 (14.84%) Active Directory
14 23 (14.84%) Data Modelling
14 23 (14.84%) Web Services
14 23 (14.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (13.55%) Windows
15 21 (13.55%) HTML
15 21 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (12.90%) Oracle
16 20 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (12.26%) Scrum
17 19 (12.26%) XML
17 19 (12.26%) Java
17 19 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 32 (20.65%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (4.52%) NServiceBus
4 4 (2.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.58%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.94%) CMS
5 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.94%) JBoss
5 3 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.94%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (26.45%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (8.39%) MS Office
4 6 (3.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.10%) IaaS
3 8 (5.16%) Office 365
4 5 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.23%) SaaS
5 4 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Route 53
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.52%) Network Security
2 4 (2.58%) DNS
2 4 (2.58%) SAN
3 3 (1.94%) DHCP
3 3 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (1.94%) iSCSI
3 3 (1.94%) MPLS
3 3 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.65%) LAN
4 1 (0.65%) NAS
4 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (45.81%) SQL Server
2 30 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (16.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (14.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (7.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (5.81%) Relational Database
9 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database
9 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (3.23%) Big Data
10 5 (3.23%) OLAP
10 5 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (2.58%) MS Access
11 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (21.29%) Visual Studio
2 29 (18.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.81%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.52%) FxCop
4 7 (4.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (4.52%) StyleCop
5 3 (1.94%) Ant
5 3 (1.94%) JUnit
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.94%) Subversion
6 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.29%) Selenium
6 2 (1.29%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.65%) Toad
General
1 4 (2.58%) Retail
2 3 (1.94%) Advertising
3 2 (1.29%) Back Office
3 2 (1.29%) Law
3 2 (1.29%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Automotive
4 1 (0.65%) Finance
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (59.35%) Developer
2 40 (25.81%) .NET Developer
3 26 (16.77%) C# Developer
3 26 (16.77%) SQL Developer
4 25 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (14.84%) Analyst
6 13 (8.39%) ETL Developer
7 12 (7.74%) SQL Server Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Administrator
8 10 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (5.81%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.81%) SSIS Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Lead Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (5.16%) T-SQL Developer
11 7 (4.52%) .NET Team Leader
11 7 (4.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 7 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.52%) Lead .NET Developer
11 7 (4.52%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (42.58%) .NET
2 24 (15.48%) .NET Framework
3 23 (14.84%) Web Services
4 21 (13.55%) HTML
5 19 (12.26%) XML
6 18 (11.61%) ASP.NET
6 18 (11.61%) SOAP
6 18 (11.61%) WCF
7 14 (9.03%) XSLT
8 12 (7.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (7.10%) REST
9 11 (7.10%) RESTful
10 10 (6.45%) CSS
11 9 (5.81%) XSD
12 7 (4.52%) Hibernate
12 7 (4.52%) JSP
13 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (3.87%) jQuery
13 6 (3.87%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.10%) Data Conversion
2 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.52%) DataPower
4 6 (3.87%) Replication
5 3 (1.94%) Clustering
5 3 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.94%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.94%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.94%) User Experience
6 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.29%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) EPoS
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) NHS
7 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.55%) Windows
2 13 (8.39%) Unix
3 12 (7.74%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.10%) Linux
5 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.29%) VMS
8 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.94%) Migration
3 32 (20.65%) ETL
4 24 (15.48%) MVC
5 23 (14.84%) Data Modelling
6 21 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (12.26%) Scrum
8 18 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (11.61%) Test Scripting
9 17 (10.97%) Data Migration
10 15 (9.68%) DevOps
11 14 (9.03%) CRM
11 14 (9.03%) TDD
12 13 (8.39%) OO
12 13 (8.39%) Regression Testing
12 13 (8.39%) Waterfall
13 10 (6.45%) Analytics
13 10 (6.45%) Test Strategy
14 9 (5.81%) BDD
14 9 (5.81%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.32%) C#
2 34 (21.94%) T-SQL
3 19 (12.26%) Java
4 12 (7.74%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.74%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.52%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.87%) XAML
7 4 (2.58%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.94%) C
8 3 (1.94%) VBA
9 2 (1.29%) PHP
9 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.65%) Korn
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (6.45%) Degree
2 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.87%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.87%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.23%) ISEB
5 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.68%) QA
2 10 (6.45%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (14.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.94%) Docker
3 3 (1.94%) vSphere
3 3 (1.94%) XenApp
4 2 (1.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.16%) Puppet
2 8 (5.16%) SCOM
3 3 (1.94%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.29%) vRealize
4 2 (1.29%) WSUS
5 1 (0.65%) Ansible
5 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (47.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.90%) Oracle
3 7 (4.52%) IBM
3 7 (4.52%) SaltStack
4 5 (3.23%) VMware
5 4 (2.58%) Adobe
5 4 (2.58%) SAP
6 3 (1.94%) Citrix
6 3 (1.94%) EMC
6 3 (1.94%) Sophos
6 3 (1.94%) Symantec
7 1 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.65%) Sun
7 1 (0.65%) Sybase
7 1 (0.65%) Tableau