The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Devon region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 30 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.86% 22.22% 27.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.59% 48.78% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 25
Average daily rate £320 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Average hourly rate £12.98 £36.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.43% -18.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 82 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 32.41% 45.56% 52.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 42
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £351 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Average hourly rate £94.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £31.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £41.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
SQL
South West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -6 14 £325 +4.00%
Exeter -6 13 £320 +6.66% 6
Exmouth - - - -
Newton Abbot - - - -
Barnstaple - - - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (30.36%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 14 (25.00%) C#
3 13 (23.21%) T-SQL
3 13 (23.21%) Scrum
3 13 (23.21%) Time Management
4 12 (21.43%) MVC
4 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
5 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
5 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (17.86%) QA
6 10 (17.86%) Java
6 10 (17.86%) Web Services
6 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.29%) TDD
8 8 (14.29%) MySQL
8 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (12.50%) WCF
9 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 7 (12.50%) ETL
9 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) Drupal
1 4 (7.14%) Alfresco
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Documentum
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Summit
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) LAN
1 1 (1.79%) WAN
1 1 (1.79%) SAN
1 1 (1.79%) Intranet
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) MySQL
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.93%) DB2
4 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) MS Access
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (3.57%) Big Data
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.79%) DTS
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.79%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 3 (5.36%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Back Office
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (78.57%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Developer
6 5 (8.93%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Microstrategy Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Talend Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Excel Developer
8 2 (3.57%) MI Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Report Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) .NET
2 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (17.86%) Web Services
5 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (12.50%) WCF
7 6 (10.71%) HTML
8 4 (7.14%) jQuery
8 4 (7.14%) JSON
8 4 (7.14%) CSS
9 3 (5.36%) SOAP
9 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.36%) Spring
9 3 (5.36%) RESTful
10 2 (3.57%) HTML5
10 2 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) NHS
1 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.79%) iSeries
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) PMI
2 1 (1.79%) GIS
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) AS400
2 1 (1.79%) Replication
2 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Scrum
1 13 (23.21%) Time Management
2 12 (21.43%) MVC
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) TDD
5 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.50%) ETL
6 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.93%) Change Control
8 4 (7.14%) Document Management
9 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.57%) Workflow
10 2 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) C#
2 13 (23.21%) T-SQL
3 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.86%) Java
5 5 (8.93%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.57%) VBA
8 1 (1.79%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) RPG/400
8 1 (1.79%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.79%) RPG
8 1 (1.79%) VBScript
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) PMP
4 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 4 (7.14%) Talend
5 3 (5.36%) hybris
5 3 (5.36%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy
6 1 (1.79%) Primavera
6 1 (1.79%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) DevExpress
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