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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 14.14% 14.18% 16.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.43% 30.16% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Average daily rate £369 £175 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.71% -33.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.08 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +2.46%
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
46 63 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 46.46% 47.01% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 11
Average daily rate £408 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.42% +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Oracle
3 18 (39.13%) XML
3 18 (39.13%) Scrum
4 17 (36.96%) PL/SQL
5 14 (30.43%) HTML
5 14 (30.43%) .NET
6 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
6 13 (28.26%) Data Modelling
6 13 (28.26%) Toad
6 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database
7 11 (23.91%) C#
7 11 (23.91%) CSS
8 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 9 (19.57%) JIRA
10 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (17.39%) Web Services
10 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
11 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
11 7 (15.22%) HTML5
12 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.04%) Java
12 6 (13.04%) MVC
13 5 (10.87%) JSON
13 5 (10.87%) VB
13 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
14 4 (8.70%) CSS3
14 4 (8.70%) VB.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (6.52%) ArcGIS
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Jetty
3 1 (2.17%) LiveCycle
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DHCP
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) MPLS
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.17%) MS Access
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) Redis
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Toad
2 9 (19.57%) JIRA
3 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
4 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (4.35%) Back Office
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Database Developer
5 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database Developer
6 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL Developer
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) AS400 Support
8 3 (6.52%) Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.52%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Support Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Data Modeller
9 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) XML
2 14 (30.43%) .NET
2 14 (30.43%) HTML
3 11 (23.91%) CSS
4 8 (17.39%) Web Services
5 7 (15.22%) HTML5
6 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
6 5 (10.87%) JSON
7 4 (8.70%) CSS3
7 4 (8.70%) jQuery
8 3 (6.52%) Ajax
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.52%) ODBC
8 3 (6.52%) RESTful
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.35%) XHTML
9 2 (4.35%) Zend Framework
10 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.17%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) AS400
1 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
1 3 (6.52%) iSeries
1 3 (6.52%) Replication
1 3 (6.52%) Statistics
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
1 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
1 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Scrum
3 13 (28.26%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.04%) MVC
5 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) ERP
6 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.35%) BDD
7 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.35%) OOP
7 2 (4.35%) Open Source
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.35%) SDLC
7 2 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) PL/SQL
2 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.91%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) Java
5 5 (10.87%) VB
6 4 (8.70%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.52%) RPG
8 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.35%) VB6
9 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (6.52%) ISO 14001
1 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
2 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Citrix
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 3 (6.52%) Infor
3 3 (6.52%) MAPICS
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Zend
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe