Period
to 20 November 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 20 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 11 3
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 84 61 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 18.14% 10.63% 21.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.30% 24.02% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 67
Devon median daily rate £325 £321 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.40% -1.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £204 £170 £203
90th Percentile £445 £448 £501
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +6.45% +7.64% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -20.45% +60.00%
10th Percentile £37.50 £23.90 £27.75
90th Percentile £42.50 £41.38 £49.44
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% +38.89% -31.21%

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 194 254 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 41.90% 44.25% 46.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 131 131
Devon median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -9.72%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £188
90th Percentile £522 £536 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 23 22
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% -14.11% +10.14%
10th Percentile £25.50 £29.50 £18.97
90th Percentile £41.90 £47.25 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -4.46%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +9 56 £325 +4.00% 29
Plymouth +7 16 £275 -19.53% 5
Honiton - 5 - -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Devon region with a requirement for SQL.

1 32 (38.10%) T-SQL
1 32 (38.10%) .NET
1 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 27 (32.14%) C#
3 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 19 (22.62%) PL/SQL
7 17 (20.24%) Windows
8 16 (19.05%) HTML
8 16 (19.05%) MVC
8 16 (19.05%) TDD
9 15 (17.86%) Scrum
9 15 (17.86%) Oracle
9 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (16.67%) CSS
10 14 (16.67%) Python
10 14 (16.67%) Degree
10 14 (16.67%) Power BI
11 13 (15.48%) BDD
12 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (14.29%) OO
12 12 (14.29%) ETL
13 11 (13.10%) Java
13 11 (13.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (11.90%) NUnit
14 10 (11.90%) 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 3 (3.57%) IIS
2 2 (2.38%) CMS
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) StreamServe
2 1 (1.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.14%) Serverless
4 5 (5.95%) SaaS
5 4 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.38%) NuGet
6 2 (2.38%) Office 365
7 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) DNS
1 1 (1.19%) Firewall
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
1 1 (1.19%) Intranet
1 1 (1.19%) SAN
1 1 (1.19%) SMS
1 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.67%) Power BI
3 11 (13.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.76%) Big Data
7 4 (4.76%) QlikView
7 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.38%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) NUnit
2 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.33%) JUnit
2 7 (8.33%) Maven
3 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 2 (2.38%) JMeter
5 2 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.38%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.14%) Banking
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (66.67%) Developer
2 18 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Talend Developer
6 7 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 7 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) IT Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Database Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Graduate
8 5 (5.95%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Database Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior IT Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.10%) .NET
2 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 16 (19.05%) HTML
4 14 (16.67%) CSS
5 8 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 7 (8.33%) HTML5
6 7 (8.33%) Spring
6 7 (8.33%) Spring Boot
6 7 (8.33%) Web Services
6 7 (8.33%) XML
7 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (5.95%) RESTful
7 5 (5.95%) XHTML
8 4 (4.76%) .NET Core
9 3 (3.57%) jQuery
9 3 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Digital Media
2 9 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.76%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.38%) Blog
5 2 (2.38%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.38%) Infotainment
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.24%) Windows
2 10 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.14%) Unix
5 3 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.05%) MVC
2 16 (19.05%) TDD
3 15 (17.86%) Scrum
4 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (15.48%) BDD
6 12 (14.29%) ETL
6 12 (14.29%) OO
6 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 10 (11.90%) Coaching
7 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (10.71%) Microservices
9 8 (9.52%) ETL Development
9 8 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (7.14%) ERP
11 6 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.10%) T-SQL
2 27 (32.14%) C#
3 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 19 (22.62%) PL/SQL
5 14 (16.67%) Python
6 11 (13.10%) Java
7 8 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 7 (8.33%) PHP
9 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.38%) VB
12 1 (1.19%) C
12 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.57%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
1 15 (17.86%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Talend
3 5 (5.95%) VMware
4 2 (2.38%) OpenText
4 2 (2.38%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco
5 1 (1.19%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.19%) Sage
5 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.19%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.19%) Tableau