Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 98 66 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 12.25% 10.14% 15.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.63% 41.51% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 54 93
Coventry median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +26.98%
10th Percentile £311 £254 £269
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £351 £375
% change year-on-year +6.99% -6.53% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £17.04
% change year-on-year -19.35% +81.98% -22.57%

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 283 159 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 35.38% 24.42% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 111 176
Coventry median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £484
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.57% +55.56%
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.11 £32.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.58% +42.22% -21.58%

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 24 May 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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 63 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (57.14%) C#
3 51 (52.04%) SQL Server
4 47 (47.96%) .NET
5 46 (46.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (31.63%) Microsoft
7 23 (23.47%) HTML
8 22 (22.45%) TDD
8 22 (22.45%) JavaScript
8 22 (22.45%) PowerShell
8 22 (22.45%) DevOps
9 20 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (20.41%) Visual Studio
9 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET
9 20 (20.41%) CSS
10 18 (18.37%) T-SQL
11 17 (17.35%) Web Services
11 17 (17.35%) MVC
12 15 (15.31%) Scrum
12 15 (15.31%) Windows
13 14 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (14.29%) BDD
13 14 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (13.27%) Test Automation
14 13 (13.27%) Java
15 12 (12.24%) Oracle
15 12 (12.24%) SOAP
15 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (11.22%) SaaS

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 (6.12%) Confluence
2 5 (5.10%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.06%) JBoss
4 3 (3.06%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.04%) Apache
5 2 (2.04%) CMS
5 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.04%) SAS
5 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.04%) WordPress
6 1 (1.02%) IIS
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 46 (46.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.22%) IaaS
2 11 (11.22%) SaaS
3 10 (10.20%) PaaS
4 8 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.04%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.04%) Office 365
8 1 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (1.02%) G Suite
8 1 (1.02%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Intranet
1 2 (2.04%) Skype
1 2 (2.04%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (52.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (5.10%) DB2
3 5 (5.10%) MySQL
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.06%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.04%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.02%) Power BI
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Visual Studio
2 14 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (8.16%) Selenium
6 7 (7.14%) JIRA
6 7 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 5 (5.10%) Ant
7 5 (5.10%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.10%) Gradle
7 5 (5.10%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.02%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.02%) MSTest
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (3.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (1.02%) Advertising
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) Analyst
3 21 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (19.39%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Tester
10 4 (4.08%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) PowerShell Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) QA Tester
11 3 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (47.96%) .NET
2 23 (23.47%) HTML
3 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET
3 20 (20.41%) CSS
4 17 (17.35%) Web Services
5 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (12.24%) SOAP
6 11 (11.22%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.20%) JSON
8 9 (9.18%) Dapper ORM
8 9 (9.18%) XML
9 8 (8.16%) RESTful
10 5 (5.10%) Gherkin
10 5 (5.10%) REST
10 5 (5.10%) Spring
10 5 (5.10%) Velocity
11 4 (4.08%) WPF
12 3 (3.06%) JPA
12 3 (3.06%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.18%) Public Cloud
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.10%) User Experience
6 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.02%) Clustering
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.02%) PKI
8 1 (1.02%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Windows
2 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (10.20%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.12%) Android
5 5 (5.10%) Linux
6 3 (3.06%) Unix
7 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.45%) DevOps
2 22 (22.45%) TDD
3 20 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (17.35%) MVC
5 15 (15.31%) Scrum
6 14 (14.29%) BDD
7 13 (13.27%) Test Automation
8 11 (11.22%) Kanban
9 10 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (10.20%) SOLID
10 9 (9.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 8 (8.16%) Migration
11 8 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (6.12%) System Testing
13 5 (5.10%) Acceptance Criteria
13 5 (5.10%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 5 (5.10%) Web Operations
14 4 (4.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (57.14%) C#
2 22 (22.45%) JavaScript
2 22 (22.45%) PowerShell
3 18 (18.37%) T-SQL
4 13 (13.27%) Java
5 8 (8.16%) Java 8
6 5 (5.10%) VBA
7 2 (2.04%) C
7 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.04%) VBScript
8 1 (1.02%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.02%) Python
8 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.02%) VB
8 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.06%) OCP
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.04%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (1.02%) MCP
5 1 (1.02%) MCSD
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.14%) Docker
3 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) WSUS
2 8 (8.16%) Ansible
2 8 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.16%) Puppet
3 3 (3.06%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.06%) Terraform
4 1 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.02%) SCOM
4 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (31.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.24%) Oracle
3 5 (5.10%) SaltStack
4 4 (4.08%) Google
5 3 (3.06%) IBM
6 2 (2.04%) Citrix
6 2 (2.04%) VMware
7 1 (1.02%) Adobe
7 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.02%) Avaya
7 1 (1.02%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.02%) Capita
7 1 (1.02%) SAP
7 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.02%) Tableau
7 1 (1.02%) Telerik