Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 19 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -15 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 90 63 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 10.02% 8.77% 16.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.04% 28.25% 47.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 130
Coventry median daily rate £450 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -5.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £318 £255 £300
90th Percentile £545 £475 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Coventry median hourly rate - £32.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +124.14% -32.56%
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £26.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +69.81% +65.63% -8.57%

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 243 223 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 27.06% 31.06% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 159 257
Coventry median daily rate £450 £390 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +1.04% +18.77%
10th Percentile £294 £266 £295
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Coventry median hourly rate £33.75 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% +56.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £31.38 £20.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £37.13 £43.75 £29.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £27.69
% change year-on-year +24.03% +16.47% +12.08%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 59 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (55.56%) C#
4 48 (53.33%) .NET
5 41 (45.56%) Microsoft
6 39 (43.33%) SQL Server
7 22 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 20 (22.22%) TDD
9 18 (20.00%) HTML
9 18 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 18 (20.00%) DevOps
9 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (18.89%) BDD
10 17 (18.89%) CSS
10 17 (18.89%) Web Services
10 17 (18.89%) MVC
11 15 (16.67%) Finance
11 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 14 (15.56%) Waterfall
12 14 (15.56%) Project Governance
12 14 (15.56%) T-SQL
12 14 (15.56%) Selenium
13 13 (14.44%) Scrum
13 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
14 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (13.33%) PaaS
14 12 (13.33%) Dapper ORM
14 12 (13.33%) SOLID

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 (8.89%) Confluence
2 5 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.33%) PaaS
3 11 (12.22%) SaaS
4 10 (11.11%) IaaS
5 7 (7.78%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.33%) GitHub
6 3 (3.33%) Office 365
7 2 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.22%) G Suite
7 2 (2.22%) Google Drive
7 2 (2.22%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.11%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.56%) Big Data
3 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.44%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.44%) MySQL
4 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.33%) OLAP
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.22%) Power BI
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.56%) Selenium
3 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (12.22%) JIRA
4 11 (12.22%) WebDriver
5 10 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 10 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (8.89%) Cucumber
6 8 (8.89%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.11%) Maven
General
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Banking
2 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (35.56%) Developer
2 19 (21.11%) .NET Developer
3 17 (18.89%) Architect
4 16 (17.78%) Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Agile Developer
7 8 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Agile Test Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Data Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) Administrator
10 5 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Security Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.44%) DBA
11 4 (4.44%) SQL Analyst
12 3 (3.33%) Technical Architect
12 3 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (53.33%) .NET
2 22 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (20.00%) HTML
4 17 (18.89%) CSS
4 17 (18.89%) Web Services
5 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 12 (13.33%) Dapper ORM
7 8 (8.89%) Gherkin
7 8 (8.89%) JSON
8 5 (5.56%) Velocity
8 5 (5.56%) XML
9 4 (4.44%) Django
9 4 (4.44%) Flask
9 4 (4.44%) GraphQL
9 4 (4.44%) OAuth
9 4 (4.44%) WCF
10 3 (3.33%) jQuery
10 3 (3.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.78%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) User Experience
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Robotics
6 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.11%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Unix
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) TDD
3 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (20.00%) DevOps
4 17 (18.89%) BDD
4 17 (18.89%) MVC
5 14 (15.56%) Project Governance
5 14 (15.56%) Waterfall
6 13 (14.44%) Scrum
6 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
7 12 (13.33%) Migration
7 12 (13.33%) SOLID
8 11 (12.22%) Kanban
9 8 (8.89%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.89%) Microservices
10 7 (7.78%) Data Architecture
10 7 (7.78%) Data Migration
10 7 (7.78%) OWASP
11 5 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (55.56%) C#
2 20 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.56%) T-SQL
4 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.56%) Python
6 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.22%) Java
7 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.11%) C++
8 1 (1.11%) Groovy
8 1 (1.11%) VBA
8 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) BC Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) WSUS
2 1 (1.11%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (45.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) Google
4 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.22%) Telerik
5 1 (1.11%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.11%) HP
5 1 (1.11%) NetApp
5 1 (1.11%) VMware