Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 15 4
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 98 50 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 11.88% 7.87% 17.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.43% 30.12% 50.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 123
Coventry median daily rate £450 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £313 £220 £295
90th Percentile £502 £457 £495
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Coventry median hourly rate - - £13.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +54.84% -13.89%

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 255 166 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 30.91% 26.14% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 118 222
Coventry median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +26.98%
10th Percentile £312 £263 £295
90th Percentile £558 £529 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Coventry median hourly rate - £25.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +63.93% -29.07%
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £32.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.54% +31.31% -4.81%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 67 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (64.29%) C#
3 58 (59.18%) SQL Server
4 55 (56.12%) .NET
5 50 (51.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 36 (36.73%) Microsoft
7 25 (25.51%) PowerShell
8 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (24.49%) TDD
9 22 (22.45%) ASP.NET
10 21 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 21 (21.43%) HTML
10 21 (21.43%) T-SQL
10 21 (21.43%) BDD
10 21 (21.43%) DevOps
11 20 (20.41%) CSS
11 20 (20.41%) Windows
12 18 (18.37%) Web Services
12 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
13 17 (17.35%) Scrum
13 17 (17.35%) Selenium
14 16 (16.33%) WebDriver
14 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (16.33%) MVC
15 15 (15.31%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
15 15 (15.31%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (15.31%) Test Automation
16 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 8 (8.16%) Confluence
2 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) SAS
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 50 (51.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (14.29%) IaaS
2 14 (14.29%) PaaS
2 14 (14.29%) SaaS
3 12 (12.24%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.10%) Office 365
5 2 (2.04%) G Suite
5 2 (2.04%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.04%) Google Drive
5 2 (2.04%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (59.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.08%) MySQL
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.02%) Big Data
6 1 (1.02%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 17 (17.35%) Selenium
3 16 (16.33%) WebDriver
4 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
4 15 (15.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (11.22%) Cucumber
5 11 (11.22%) JIRA
5 11 (11.22%) SpecFlow
6 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.04%) Ant
7 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.04%) Gradle
8 1 (1.02%) Maven
8 1 (1.02%) MSTest
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (10.20%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Advertising
2 1 (1.02%) Automotive
2 1 (1.02%) Banking
2 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Developer
2 21 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 21 (21.43%) Analyst
3 20 (20.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (15.31%) Test Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Security Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Agile Test Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Architect
7 8 (8.16%) Agile .NET Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Agile Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Azure DevOps
9 6 (6.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Tester
10 5 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.08%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (56.12%) .NET
2 22 (22.45%) ASP.NET
3 21 (21.43%) HTML
4 20 (20.41%) CSS
5 18 (18.37%) Web Services
6 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (13.27%) Dapper ORM
9 11 (11.22%) Gherkin
10 10 (10.20%) JSON
11 8 (8.16%) Velocity
12 6 (6.12%) RESTful
12 6 (6.12%) XML
13 5 (5.10%) SOAP
14 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
15 2 (2.04%) HATEOAS
15 2 (2.04%) WCF
15 2 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (12.24%) Public Cloud
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.08%) User Experience
5 3 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.06%) Robotics
6 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.02%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (1.02%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.41%) Windows
2 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.08%) Android
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.04%) Unix
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (24.49%) TDD
3 21 (21.43%) BDD
3 21 (21.43%) DevOps
4 17 (17.35%) Scrum
5 16 (16.33%) MVC
6 15 (15.31%) Test Automation
7 13 (13.27%) Migration
7 13 (13.27%) SOLID
8 12 (12.24%) Kanban
9 10 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (9.18%) System Testing
11 8 (8.16%) Acceptance Criteria
11 8 (8.16%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 6 (6.12%) Project Governance
12 6 (6.12%) Project Management
12 6 (6.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 63 (64.29%) C#
2 25 (25.51%) PowerShell
3 21 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.12%) Java
6 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.06%) VBScript
8 2 (2.04%) C++
8 2 (2.04%) Java 8
8 2 (2.04%) Python
9 1 (1.02%) C
9 1 (1.02%) Groovy
9 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) BC Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.06%) Degree
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.02%) MCP
5 1 (1.02%) MCSD
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 4 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) Docker
2 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) WSUS
2 5 (5.10%) Ansible
2 5 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.10%) Puppet
3 1 (1.02%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.02%) SCCM
3 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle
3 5 (5.10%) SaltStack
4 4 (4.08%) Google
5 3 (3.06%) VMware
6 2 (2.04%) Blue Prism
6 2 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (1.02%) Adobe
7 1 (1.02%) Avaya
7 1 (1.02%) Capita
7 1 (1.02%) HP
7 1 (1.02%) NetApp
7 1 (1.02%) SAP
7 1 (1.02%) Tableau
7 1 (1.02%) Telerik
7 1 (1.02%) UiPath