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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 10.78% 12.50% 20.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.64% 26.53% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 16
Average daily rate
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£355 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £12.98 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
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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
56 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 54.90% 47.12% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 28
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £437 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £34.00 £13.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -68.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
5 8 (26.67%) Business Objects
5 8 (26.67%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) ISO 9001
5 8 (26.67%) Summit
5 8 (26.67%) ISO 14001
5 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 8 (26.67%) JIRA
5 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
5 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
6 7 (23.33%) Web Services
7 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (16.67%) XML
8 5 (16.67%) IntelliJ
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
8 5 (16.67%) Linked Data
8 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 5 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Apache Camel
8 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 5 (16.67%) Spock
8 5 (16.67%) Spring Boot
8 5 (16.67%) Spring
8 5 (16.67%) Maven

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Summit
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) VoIP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
1 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.67%) QlikView
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (26.67%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) Spock
2 5 (16.67%) Maven
2 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 3 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Data Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database Developer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) Apache Camel
2 5 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 5 (16.67%) Spring
2 5 (16.67%) RESTful
3 3 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Linked Data
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) AS400
4 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (16.67%) BDD
3 3 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (3.33%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) MVC
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) ERP
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) Groovy
4 3 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) ISO 9001
1 8 (26.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) vSphere
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Business Objects
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Actuate
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat