Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 63 170 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 8.58% 16.05% 16.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% 48.85% 55.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 133 101
Coventry median daily rate £355 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +26.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £255 £302 £213
90th Percentile £475 £500 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Coventry median hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.14% -32.56% -31.75%
10th Percentile £23.25 £11.50 £15.43
90th Percentile £150.75 £17.88 £25.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +65.63% -8.57% -12.50%

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 231 348 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 31.47% 32.86% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 259 162
Coventry median daily rate £399 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.90% +19.23% -
10th Percentile £271 £295 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -17.95% -31.81%
10th Percentile £20.00 £11.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £29.13 £28.53
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £24.71
% change year-on-year +27.84% -1.84% +14.91%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for SQL.

1 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) C#
3 24 (38.10%) .NET
4 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
5 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
6 17 (26.98%) Scrum
7 16 (25.40%) HTML
7 16 (25.40%) CSS
8 15 (23.81%) MVC
9 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 14 (22.22%) Web Services
9 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (20.63%) Kanban
10 13 (20.63%) Java
11 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 12 (19.05%) TDD
11 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (15.87%) Hibernate
13 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (14.29%) Oracle
13 9 (14.29%) JUnit
13 9 (14.29%) JBoss
14 8 (12.70%) Windows
14 8 (12.70%) Linux
14 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
14 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
14 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
14 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
14 8 (12.70%) Degree

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 9 (14.29%) JBoss
2 5 (7.94%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.94%) GlassFish
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.94%) WildFly
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.59%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.59%) SAS
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) PaaS
2 3 (4.76%) SaaS
3 2 (3.17%) IaaS
3 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) LAN
1 2 (3.17%) SAN
1 2 (3.17%) SSL
1 2 (3.17%) TACACS
1 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 1 (1.59%) DHCP
2 1 (1.59%) FTP
2 1 (1.59%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) Skype
2 1 (1.59%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (7.94%) Big Data
3 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.17%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) MS Access
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) JUnit
2 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.94%) Hudson
3 5 (7.94%) JBehave
3 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.35%) Ant
4 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.35%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) Selenium
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Automotive
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Digital Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) DBA
7 4 (6.35%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Angular Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Azure Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) .NET
2 16 (25.40%) CSS
2 16 (25.40%) HTML
3 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 14 (22.22%) Web Services
4 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (15.87%) Hibernate
6 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (11.11%) jQuery
7 7 (11.11%) SOAP
8 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
8 6 (9.52%) Dapper ORM
8 6 (9.52%) Java EE
8 6 (9.52%) Spring
9 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
9 5 (7.94%) HornetQ
9 5 (7.94%) JAX-RS
9 5 (7.94%) RESTEasy
9 5 (7.94%) Spring Boot
9 5 (7.94%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) AS400
5 1 (1.59%) iSeries
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Linux
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Android
2 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.35%) Unix
4 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Scrum
3 15 (23.81%) MVC
4 13 (20.63%) Kanban
5 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (19.05%) TDD
6 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.11%) Analytics
7 7 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (11.11%) SOLID
8 6 (9.52%) BDD
8 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.94%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.94%) DSDM
9 5 (7.94%) Mathematics
9 5 (7.94%) Predictive Analytics
9 5 (7.94%) SOA
9 5 (7.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) C#
2 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.63%) Java
4 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
4 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Scala
6 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.17%) VB
6 2 (3.17%) VBA
6 2 (3.17%) VBScript
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) COBOL
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) R
7 1 (1.59%) RPG
7 1 (1.59%) RPG III
7 1 (1.59%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) CCNA
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCSA
3 1 (1.59%) MCSE
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.59%) QA
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Docker
2 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCOM
2 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco LMS
2 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco
4 3 (4.76%) Veeam
5 2 (3.17%) ArcSight
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) McAfee
5 2 (3.17%) NetApp
5 2 (3.17%) Teradata
6 1 (1.59%) Capita
6 1 (1.59%) Cognos
6 1 (1.59%) CommVault
6 1 (1.59%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.59%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.59%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.59%) Tableau