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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 24 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.34% 16.67% 21.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.77% 46.67% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 15
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£550 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.54% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £224 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £353 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 13
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -18.58%
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
73 60 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 25.52% 35.71% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 43
Average daily rate £345 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 22
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.50 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £39.85 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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
Plymouth -7 9 £600 +71.42% 2
Exeter -23 5 £175 -33.96% 5
Barnstaple - 3 - -
Cullompton - - - -
Okehampton - - - -
Torquay - - - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 22 (39.29%) C#
2 21 (37.50%) Oracle
3 16 (28.57%) Java
4 15 (26.79%) Windows
5 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (25.00%) .NET
6 13 (23.21%) HTML
6 13 (23.21%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (21.43%) DB2
7 12 (21.43%) SAP
7 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 12 (21.43%) UNIX
7 12 (21.43%) IBM
7 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (21.43%) Sun
7 12 (21.43%) zOS
8 11 (19.64%) TOGAF
8 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (19.64%) Process Improvement
9 10 (17.86%) Delphi
10 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (12.50%) Open Source
12 7 (12.50%) Data Architecture
12 7 (12.50%) Scrum
12 7 (12.50%) Management Information System

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.79%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.79%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) CICS
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.79%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) DB2
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.36%) QlikView
7 2 (3.57%) MySQL
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.79%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.79%) Firebird
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.57%) JDeveloper
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Back Office
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Information Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) Tester
10 2 (3.57%) DBA
10 2 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (23.21%) HTML
3 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (12.50%) XML
6 6 (10.71%) jQuery
7 5 (8.93%) CSS
8 4 (7.14%) HTML5
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (5.36%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (5.36%) JSON
9 3 (5.36%) Ajax
10 2 (3.57%) XHTML
10 2 (3.57%) Web Services
10 2 (3.57%) XSLT
10 2 (3.57%) J2EE
10 2 (3.57%) SAML
10 2 (3.57%) Oracle ADF
10 2 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Open Source
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.36%) GIS
5 2 (3.57%) NHS
5 2 (3.57%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) UNIX
2 12 (21.43%) zOS
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) TOGAF
3 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (19.64%) Process Improvement
4 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 7 (12.50%) Scrum
7 6 (10.71%) UML
7 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 6 (10.71%) MVC
8 5 (8.93%) Time Management
8 5 (8.93%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.93%) SOA
9 4 (7.14%) OO
9 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) C#
2 16 (28.57%) Java
3 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.86%) Delphi
5 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) COBOL
7 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) SAP
2 12 (21.43%) IBM
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) Sun
3 4 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
Exeter, Devon
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