The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 50 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 22.73% 12.60% 14.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.45% 28.57% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 10
Median daily rate £340 £320 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +24.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £207 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £36.25 £19.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.89% -88.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -28.00%
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
110 112 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 50.00% 44.09% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 59 56
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 4
Median hourly rate £34.00 £20.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.85% +57.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +10 36 £385 +18.46% 2
Plymouth +7 5 £363 - 2
Exmouth - 2 £338 -
Torquay 0 1 £325 -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Devon region with a requirement for SQL.

1 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) C++
3 26 (32.10%) Java
4 25 (30.86%) C#
4 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
4 25 (30.86%) Degree
5 24 (29.63%) Python
6 21 (25.93%) MATLAB
6 21 (25.93%) R
7 20 (24.69%) Finance
8 19 (23.46%) .NET
9 17 (20.99%) HTML
9 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (19.75%) Scrum
10 16 (19.75%) OO
11 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.05%) SAS
12 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
12 13 (16.05%) QA
13 12 (14.81%) Machine Learning
13 12 (14.81%) Data Analytics
13 12 (14.81%) Analytics
13 12 (14.81%) PhD
13 12 (14.81%) Data Mining
13 12 (14.81%) CSS
13 12 (14.81%) Oracle
13 12 (14.81%) TDD
14 11 (13.58%) JIRA
15 10 (12.35%) T-SQL
16 9 (11.11%) C

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 13 (16.05%) SAS
2 4 (4.94%) IIS
3 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) CMS
5 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Office
2 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) SPSS
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (1.23%) GitHub
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) Data Mining
3 9 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.17%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.47%) PowerPivot
9 2 (2.47%) QlikView
10 1 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.23%) Power BI
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) JIRA
2 6 (7.41%) NUnit
3 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (4.94%) Subversion
5 3 (3.70%) Toad
6 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (24.69%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Billing
3 1 (1.23%) Back Office
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (59.26%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Analyst
3 16 (19.75%) Software Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Data Scientist
4 12 (14.81%) SQL Developer
5 10 (12.35%) C# Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Senior Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (9.88%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (8.64%) Business Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
9 6 (7.41%) DBA
10 5 (6.17%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Tester
11 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Software Tester
11 4 (4.94%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.70%) Data Business Analyst
12 3 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) .NET
2 17 (20.99%) HTML
3 12 (14.81%) CSS
4 6 (7.41%) XML
5 4 (4.94%) Ajax
5 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.94%) MFC
6 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.47%) HTML5
7 2 (2.47%) Spring
8 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.23%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.23%) jQuery
8 1 (1.23%) MDX
8 1 (1.23%) Sass
8 1 (1.23%) Web Services
8 1 (1.23%) WinForms
8 1 (1.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) iPad
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.75%) OO
2 16 (19.75%) Scrum
3 12 (14.81%) Analytics
3 12 (14.81%) Data Analytics
3 12 (14.81%) Machine Learning
3 12 (14.81%) TDD
4 9 (11.11%) Line Management
4 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.88%) Data Analysis
5 8 (9.88%) DevOps
5 8 (9.88%) Migration
5 8 (9.88%) OOP
6 7 (8.64%) Web Development
7 6 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.17%) BDD
8 5 (6.17%) ETL
9 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) C++
2 26 (32.10%) Java
3 25 (30.86%) C#
4 24 (29.63%) Python
5 21 (25.93%) MATLAB
5 21 (25.93%) R
6 10 (12.35%) T-SQL
7 9 (11.11%) C
7 9 (11.11%) Objective-C
7 9 (11.11%) Ruby
8 8 (9.88%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.94%) VB
9 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.94%) VC++
10 3 (3.70%) VBA
10 3 (3.70%) VBScript
11 2 (2.47%) PHP
12 1 (1.23%) PHP 5
12 1 (1.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) Degree
2 12 (14.81%) PhD
3 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) QA
2 5 (6.17%) ISO 14001
2 5 (6.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle
3 8 (9.88%) Apple
4 1 (1.23%) Cognos
4 1 (1.23%) IFS
4 1 (1.23%) Tableau