The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Exeter 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 11.32% 24.39% 29.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 50.85% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 12
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 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £12.98 £36.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.43% +265.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.79%
Programming Languages Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48 59 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 45.28% 47.97% 61.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 24
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £351 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.38% +265.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
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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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 9 (37.50%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.83%) MVC
6 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
6 5 (20.83%) WCF
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (20.83%) Change Control
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.50%) MS Access
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) MS Access
4 2 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) DTS
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
5 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.33%) Back Office
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) .NET Web Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Report Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Excel Developer
6 2 (8.33%) MI Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) AS400 Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (20.83%) WCF
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (4.17%) MDX
7 1 (4.17%) XML
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) PMI
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) AS400
1 1 (4.17%) Replication
1 1 (4.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) TDD
2 5 (20.83%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) Change Control
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.17%) User Stories
6 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) VBA
4 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.17%) RPG/400
5 1 (4.17%) RPG IV
5 1 (4.17%) RPG
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) VMware