Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 80 120 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 10.72% 12.85% 14.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.99% 44.44% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 95 90
Coventry median daily rate £375 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +13.85%
10th Percentile £268 £313 £257
90th Percentile £516 £538 £476
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £370 £368
% change year-on-year +1.35% +0.68% +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £16.56 £17.04
% change year-on-year +55.50% -2.79% -14.83%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 276 270 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 37.00% 28.91% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 199 166
Coventry median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £267 £281 £258
90th Percentile £525 £538 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 0
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +31.00% -12.86% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Coventry

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Coventry

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Coventry over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Coventry

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Coventry

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Coventry over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for SQL.

1 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.75%) C#
3 34 (42.50%) .NET
4 29 (36.25%) SQL Server
4 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 23 (28.75%) MVC
7 20 (25.00%) Web Services
7 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET
8 19 (23.75%) HTML
9 18 (22.50%) CSS
9 18 (22.50%) Scrum
10 16 (20.00%) TDD
11 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (17.50%) Kanban
13 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (15.00%) SOAP
14 12 (15.00%) SOLID
15 11 (13.75%) Java
15 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
16 10 (12.50%) BDD
16 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
16 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
16 10 (12.50%) Dapper ORM
16 10 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 9 (11.25%) Oracle
17 9 (11.25%) REST

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.00%) JBoss
2 4 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.75%) SAS
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.50%) Apache
4 2 (2.50%) CMS
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.50%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.50%) WordPress
5 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.25%) SaaS
4 4 (5.00%) PaaS
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.50%) IaaS
6 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) SAN
1 2 (2.50%) SSL
1 2 (2.50%) TACACS
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) FTP
2 1 (1.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) DB2
2 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.00%) MariaDB
5 4 (5.00%) MySQL
5 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.75%) Power BI
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.50%) Big Data
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.75%) Ant
4 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.75%) Gradle
4 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.25%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Automotive
2 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Analyst
3 16 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Architect
6 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Information Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (42.50%) .NET
2 20 (25.00%) Web Services
3 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET
3 19 (23.75%) HTML
4 18 (22.50%) CSS
5 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (15.00%) SOAP
8 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 10 (12.50%) Dapper ORM
9 9 (11.25%) REST
10 6 (7.50%) Spring
11 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.00%) CSS3
11 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.00%) HTML5
11 4 (5.00%) J2EE
11 4 (5.00%) JPA
11 4 (5.00%) MSMQ
11 4 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.25%) User Experience
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.75%) PKI
4 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) AS400
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) iSeries
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
1 7 (8.75%) Windows Server
2 6 (7.50%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Unix
3 4 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) MVC
3 18 (22.50%) Scrum
4 16 (20.00%) TDD
5 14 (17.50%) Kanban
6 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.00%) SOLID
8 10 (12.50%) BDD
8 10 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.75%) DevOps
11 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.25%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.25%) Web Development
13 4 (5.00%) Data Analysis
13 4 (5.00%) ETL
13 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (5.00%) RUP
13 4 (5.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 4 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.75%) C#
2 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.75%) Java
4 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.25%) VBA
7 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.50%) C
8 2 (2.50%) VB
9 1 (1.25%) COBOL
9 1 (1.25%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (1.25%) Ingres ABF
9 1 (1.25%) R
9 1 (1.25%) RPG
9 1 (1.25%) RPG III
9 1 (1.25%) RPG/400
9 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
1 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) OCP
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Docker
2 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) WSUS
2 4 (5.00%) Ansible
2 4 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.00%) Puppet
2 4 (5.00%) Terraform
3 3 (3.75%) SCOM
4 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle
3 5 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (2.50%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.50%) Capita
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco
4 2 (2.50%) Google
4 2 (2.50%) HP
4 2 (2.50%) McAfee
4 2 (2.50%) NetApp
4 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.50%) Teradata
4 2 (2.50%) Veeam
4 2 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.25%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.25%) Cognos
5 1 (1.25%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.25%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.25%) Tableau