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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 17 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 29 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 9.42% 14.37% 21.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.67% 38.71% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 13
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£594 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £259 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £387 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.16 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+12.25% -19.43%
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
75 62 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 24.35% 37.13% 52.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 43
Average daily rate £550 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £455 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 20
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -6 14 £600 +71.42% 1
Exeter -16 5 £550 +107.54% 6
Barnstaple - 3 - -
Cullompton - - - -
Newton Abbot - - - -
Okehampton - - - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (49.18%) Oracle
2 21 (34.43%) C#
3 18 (29.51%) Java
4 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.59%) HTML
5 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
5 14 (22.95%) Windows
6 13 (21.31%) .NET
6 13 (21.31%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (19.67%) DB2
7 12 (19.67%) SAP
7 12 (19.67%) UNIX
7 12 (19.67%) zOS
7 12 (19.67%) IBM
7 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
7 12 (19.67%) Sun
8 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET
8 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (18.03%) TOGAF
8 11 (18.03%) Process Improvement
9 10 (16.39%) Delphi
10 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
11 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
11 8 (13.11%) jQuery
11 8 (13.11%) PL/SQL
11 8 (13.11%) XML
11 8 (13.11%) UML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (9.84%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) CICS
4 1 (1.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) PowerPivot
3 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.64%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
1 2 (3.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.67%) DB2
3 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
4 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.64%) MySQL
9 1 (1.64%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.56%) JDeveloper
2 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Architect
3 10 (16.39%) Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) SQL Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (14.75%) .NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Test Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Information Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.28%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) HTML
2 13 (21.31%) .NET
3 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET
4 8 (13.11%) XML
4 8 (13.11%) jQuery
5 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (11.48%) CSS
6 4 (6.56%) Web Services
6 4 (6.56%) J2EE
6 4 (6.56%) XSLT
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle ADF
6 4 (6.56%) HTML5
7 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (4.92%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (4.92%) Ajax
7 3 (4.92%) JSON
8 2 (3.28%) WinForms
8 2 (3.28%) XHTML
8 2 (3.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
1 7 (11.48%) Open Source
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (6.56%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.92%) GIS
4 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) NHS
5 2 (3.28%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) UNIX
2 12 (19.67%) zOS
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.03%) TOGAF
3 11 (18.03%) Process Improvement
4 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (13.11%) UML
5 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.48%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) SOA
6 7 (11.48%) Data Architecture
7 6 (9.84%) Project Management
7 6 (9.84%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.20%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) MVC
8 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.20%) Time Management
9 4 (6.56%) BPMN
9 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.56%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) C#
2 18 (29.51%) Java
3 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.39%) Delphi
5 8 (13.11%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.64%) VB
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
1 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Oracle
2 12 (19.67%) SAP
2 12 (19.67%) IBM
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) Sun
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) Citrix
3 1 (1.64%) VMware
3 1 (1.64%) Business Objects