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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 14 5 2
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 30 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 8.26% 14.93% 14.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.04% 39.85% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 48 29
Median daily rate £365 £405 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.87% +30.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £466 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +65.62% -20.00%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 81 133 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 22.31% 37.46% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 97 65
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +55.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Coventry

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 52 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 49 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (42.57%) JavaScript
4 41 (40.59%) HTML
5 37 (36.63%) CSS
6 33 (32.67%) Web Services
6 33 (32.67%) .NET
7 32 (31.68%) MS Excel
8 31 (30.69%) CRM
8 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
9 30 (29.70%) T-SQL
9 30 (29.70%) Dynamics CRM
10 29 (28.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 29 (28.71%) MVC
11 28 (27.72%) Migration
11 28 (27.72%) ASP.NET
12 25 (24.75%) Data Migration
12 25 (24.75%) TDD
13 24 (23.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (23.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (22.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (21.78%) Data Conversion
15 22 (21.78%) BDD
16 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (20.79%) Marketing
16 21 (20.79%) Campaign Management
17 20 (19.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (18.81%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (18.81%) Data Warehouse
19 15 (14.85%) Functional Testing

SQL
Top Related 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 (5.94%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.95%) SAS
3 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.97%) JBoss
4 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.99%) ArchestrA
5 1 (0.99%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 32 (31.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.99%) MS Project
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (29.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (28.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.98%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
2 24 (23.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (22.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (19.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (18.81%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.94%) Data Lake
8 5 (4.95%) Big Data
8 5 (4.95%) OLAP
9 4 (3.96%) Base SAS
9 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (3.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (2.97%) DB2
10 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.98%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (18.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (5.94%) JUnit
4 3 (2.97%) Ant
4 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.97%) Subversion
4 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.99%) MSTest
5 1 (0.99%) NUnit
5 1 (0.99%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (20.79%) Marketing
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 5 (4.95%) Advertising
4 2 (1.98%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (65.35%) Developer
2 26 (25.74%) CRM Developer
3 18 (17.82%) Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Developer
5 8 (7.92%) SQL Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Administrator
6 6 (5.94%) Architect
6 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.94%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Agile Developer
8 4 (3.96%) ETL Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Digital User Researcher
9 3 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (40.59%) HTML
2 37 (36.63%) CSS
3 33 (32.67%) .NET
3 33 (32.67%) Web Services
4 28 (27.72%) ASP.NET
5 24 (23.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (9.90%) jQuery
7 10 (9.90%) REST
7 10 (9.90%) SOAP
8 9 (8.91%) JSP
9 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.94%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.94%) RESTful
10 6 (5.94%) Servlets
10 6 (5.94%) Spring
10 6 (5.94%) Struts
10 6 (5.94%) XML
11 5 (4.95%) Middleware
11 5 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.95%) DataPower
3 3 (2.97%) User Experience
4 2 (1.98%) Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) AS400
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.86%) Windows
2 9 (8.91%) Linux
3 8 (7.92%) Unix
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.69%) CRM
3 29 (28.71%) MVC
4 28 (27.72%) Migration
5 25 (24.75%) Data Migration
5 25 (24.75%) TDD
6 22 (21.78%) BDD
6 22 (21.78%) Data Conversion
7 21 (20.79%) Campaign Management
8 15 (14.85%) Functional Testing
8 15 (14.85%) Web Development
9 9 (8.91%) Data Management
9 9 (8.91%) Master Data Management
9 9 (8.91%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.91%) Test Planning
10 8 (7.92%) Defect Management
10 8 (7.92%) SDLC
10 8 (7.92%) Use Case
11 7 (6.93%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (42.57%) JavaScript
2 30 (29.70%) T-SQL
3 13 (12.87%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) Java
5 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.96%) Python
6 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.97%) VBA
7 2 (1.98%) PHP
7 2 (1.98%) SAS Macro
7 2 (1.98%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) WSUS
2 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) IBM
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle
4 3 (2.97%) Sun
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco
5 2 (1.98%) EMC
5 2 (1.98%) Teradata
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe
6 1 (0.99%) Rockwell
6 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.99%) SAP
6 1 (0.99%) Wonderware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 5 days ago