The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.25% 20.57% 18.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.46% 41.86% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 10
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£450 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £286 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1066.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -1.85%
SQL
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
96 86 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 30.87% 49.14% 46.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 32
Average daily rate £425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £457 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £28.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.25% -28.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Devon

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -9 15 £450 +8.43% 6
Plymouth -1 11 £575 +64.28% 3
Barnstaple - 2 £400 -
Newton Abbot - - - - 2
Okehampton - - - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 23 (39.66%) Oracle
2 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 18 (31.03%) C#
4 16 (27.59%) .NET
5 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
7 12 (20.69%) HTML
7 12 (20.69%) Java
8 11 (18.97%) Scrum
8 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
10 9 (15.52%) UML
10 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (13.79%) CSS
11 8 (13.79%) Windows
11 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
11 8 (13.79%) T-SQL
11 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (13.79%) jQuery
11 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database
12 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
12 7 (12.07%) MVC
12 7 (12.07%) XML
12 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
13 6 (10.34%) SOA
13 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
13 6 (10.34%) Asset Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) Drupal
4 1 (1.72%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.72%) Documentum
4 1 (1.72%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) PowerPivot
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) MS Office
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.72%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (8.62%) DB2
6 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.17%) PerformancePoint
6 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.45%) MySQL
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.90%) JDeveloper
4 3 (5.17%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (8.62%) Back Office
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Developer
3 12 (20.69%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Test Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Information Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Excel Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) .NET
2 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.69%) HTML
4 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (13.79%) CSS
5 8 (13.79%) jQuery
6 7 (12.07%) XML
7 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (6.90%) XSLT
8 4 (6.90%) Web Services
8 4 (6.90%) J2EE
8 4 (6.90%) JSON
8 4 (6.90%) Oracle ADF
8 4 (6.90%) Ajax
9 3 (5.17%) WinForms
10 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.45%) XHTML
11 1 (1.72%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.90%) GIS
2 4 (6.90%) Open Source
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.45%) NHS
4 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
5 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) UNIX
2 5 (8.62%) zOS
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Scrum
2 9 (15.52%) UML
2 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.07%) MVC
4 6 (10.34%) SOA
4 6 (10.34%) Asset Management
4 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Process Improvement
5 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.62%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.62%) OO
6 4 (6.90%) OOP
6 4 (6.90%) BPEL
6 4 (6.90%) OOD
6 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.90%) OWASP
6 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.90%) BPMN
7 3 (5.17%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) C#
2 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.69%) Java
4 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 8 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.90%) Delphi
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.62%) Degree
5 2 (3.45%) ISEB
5 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) PMP
6 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.17%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Sun
3 5 (8.62%) SAP
3 5 (8.62%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) Primavera
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
Devon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago