The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 18 9 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 14.88% 11.25% 29.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 37.50% 58.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 26
Average daily rate
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£300 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 - £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £15.08 £12.98 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.14% -61.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Programming Languages Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63 24 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 52.07% 30.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 40
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 13
Average hourly rate £36.50 £93.99 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.16% +198.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.18 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £158.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) IntelliJ
5 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
5 5 (21.74%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (21.74%) Spring
5 5 (21.74%) Maven
5 5 (21.74%) JIRA
5 5 (21.74%) Groovy
5 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
5 5 (21.74%) RESTful
5 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
5 5 (21.74%) BDD
5 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
5 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
5 5 (21.74%) Linked Data
5 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
5 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Apache Camel
5 5 (21.74%) QlikView
5 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (21.74%) Spock
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (17.39%) Summit

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Summit
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) QlikView
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Maven
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
1 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
1 5 (21.74%) Spock
1 5 (21.74%) IntelliJ
2 1 (4.35%) Toad
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Data Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Data Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Database Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Excel Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (21.74%) Spring
2 5 (21.74%) RESTful
2 5 (21.74%) Apache Camel
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) SAML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) OpenID
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Linked Data
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) BDD
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) SOA
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) Groovy
4 3 (13.04%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) VB6
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
1 4 (17.39%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) VMware