Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 25 September 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 13 3
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 80 63 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 17.09% 10.68% 20.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.72% 24.71% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 59
Devon median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £224 £221
90th Percentile £438 £450 £463
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -26.14% +125.64%
10th Percentile £37.50 £18.15 £27.45
90th Percentile £42.50 £37.25 £51.12
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +36.36% +1.41%

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 Devon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 183 255 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 39.10% 43.22% 48.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 144 130
Devon median daily rate £360 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +23.08% -12.16%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £194
90th Percentile £498 £500 £463
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 31
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -8.24% +77.08%
10th Percentile £33.75 £29.50 £21.93
90th Percentile £43.25 £47.65 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +3.17%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Devon

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Devon

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Devon over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Devon

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Devon

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Devon region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +8 51 £325 +4.00% 27
Plymouth +8 16 £275 -26.67% 25
Honiton - 5 - -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Devon region with a requirement for SQL.

1 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 30 (37.50%) .NET
2 28 (35.00%) T-SQL
2 28 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.00%) C#
4 19 (23.75%) PL/SQL
5 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET
6 17 (21.25%) HTML
7 16 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 16 (20.00%) BDD
8 15 (18.75%) Scrum
8 15 (18.75%) Oracle
8 15 (18.75%) Windows
9 14 (17.50%) CSS
9 14 (17.50%) MVC
9 14 (17.50%) TDD
9 14 (17.50%) Degree
10 13 (16.25%) Java
11 12 (15.00%) OO
11 12 (15.00%) ETL
11 12 (15.00%) Python
12 11 (13.75%) XML
13 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (12.50%) Jenkins
13 10 (12.50%) Coaching

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 2 (2.50%) IIS
1 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) StreamServe
2 1 (1.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (7.50%) Serverless
4 4 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.75%) SaaS
6 2 (2.50%) NuGet
7 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) SMS
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.25%) SAN
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) Power BI
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.00%) QlikView
8 3 (3.75%) Big Data
9 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.50%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.00%) NUnit
3 7 (8.75%) JUnit
3 7 (8.75%) Maven
4 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.50%) JIRA
6 2 (2.50%) JMeter
6 2 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.50%) Selenium
6 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
2 6 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (65.00%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Talend Developer
6 7 (8.75%) AWS Developer
6 7 (8.75%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.50%) IT Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Database Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Graduate
8 5 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Database Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior IT Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.50%) .NET
2 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET
3 17 (21.25%) HTML
4 14 (17.50%) CSS
5 11 (13.75%) XML
6 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (8.75%) RESTful
7 7 (8.75%) Spring
7 7 (8.75%) Spring Boot
7 7 (8.75%) Web Services
8 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.25%) CSS3
9 5 (6.25%) HTML5
9 5 (6.25%) XHTML
10 4 (5.00%) JSON
11 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.75%) Entity Framework
11 3 (3.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (11.25%) Digital Media
2 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.00%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.50%) Infotainment
6 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.50%) Unix
5 3 (3.75%) Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.00%) BDD
2 16 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (18.75%) Scrum
4 14 (17.50%) MVC
4 14 (17.50%) TDD
5 12 (15.00%) ETL
5 12 (15.00%) OO
6 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.50%) Coaching
6 10 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (11.25%) Microservices
8 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.00%) ETL Development
9 7 (8.75%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (8.75%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.50%) ERP
10 6 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (7.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 28 (35.00%) T-SQL
3 24 (30.00%) C#
4 19 (23.75%) PL/SQL
5 13 (16.25%) Java
6 12 (15.00%) Python
7 7 (8.75%) PHP
7 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.25%) C
10 1 (1.25%) Delphi
10 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.25%) Pascal
10 1 (1.25%) R
10 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.00%) Talend
4 4 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) OpenText
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.25%) Sage
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.25%) Tableau
6 1 (1.25%) Xamarin