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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 25 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 14.37% 10.49% 18.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 25.00% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 6
Average daily rate
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£315 £370 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +65.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.46 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
SQL
Devon

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
65 68 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 37.36% 41.98% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 23
Average daily rate £350 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £35.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.07% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (31.43%) HTML
2 11 (31.43%) CSS
3 10 (28.57%) Java
3 10 (28.57%) Migration
4 9 (25.71%) ISO 14001
4 9 (25.71%) Summit
4 9 (25.71%) ISO 9001
5 8 (22.86%) Windows
6 7 (20.00%) SOAP
6 7 (20.00%) Oracle
6 7 (20.00%) XSLT
6 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 7 (20.00%) .NET
6 7 (20.00%) HTTP
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) XQuery
6 7 (20.00%) Internet
6 7 (20.00%) Web Development
6 7 (20.00%) XPath
6 7 (20.00%) REST
7 6 (17.14%) Liferay
7 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
7 6 (17.14%) DNS
7 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
7 6 (17.14%) XML
8 5 (14.29%) C#
8 5 (14.29%) IIS
8 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (17.14%) Liferay
3 5 (14.29%) IIS
4 4 (11.43%) Apache
4 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.71%) LiveLink
6 1 (2.86%) Confluence
6 1 (2.86%) Lync
6 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
1 7 (20.00%) Internet
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) Network Security
4 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) VPN
5 3 (8.57%) VoIP
6 2 (5.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
3 3 (8.57%) DBA
3 3 (8.57%) Data Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Database Developer
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
3 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) Support Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) HTML
1 11 (31.43%) CSS
2 7 (20.00%) SOAP
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) XSLT
2 7 (20.00%) REST
3 6 (17.14%) XML
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.43%) jQuery
5 3 (8.57%) JSON
5 3 (8.57%) Classic ASP
5 3 (8.57%) XML Schema
6 2 (5.71%) Ajax
6 2 (5.71%) HTML5
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.86%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Extraction
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) AS400
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
2 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) iSeries
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Web Development
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) MVC
4 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.43%) Server Hardening
5 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Data Management
5 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.71%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) OOP
6 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) XQuery
3 7 (20.00%) XPath
4 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
5 5 (14.29%) C#
6 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.71%) VBScript
7 2 (5.71%) VB
7 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) RPG
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) ISO 9001
1 9 (25.71%) ISO 14001
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
2 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) Actuate
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Infor
5 1 (2.86%) Veeam
5 1 (2.86%) MAPICS
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