Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 13 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 56 74 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.27% 11.37% 18.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.14% 24.92% 41.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 55
Devon median daily rate £350 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +1.47% +7.94%
10th Percentile £263 £220 £249
90th Percentile £435 £454 £475
South West median daily rate £389 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +105.13%
10th Percentile £37.50 £23.75 £19.85
90th Percentile £42.50 £37.25 £48.70
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year - +33.33% +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 Devon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 199 297 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 40.04% 45.62% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 172 106
Devon median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £282 £197
90th Percentile £541 £500 £463
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Devon median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -17.65% +54.55%
10th Percentile £33.45 £26.88 £31.25
90th Percentile £44.75 £45.38 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +13.51%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -1 36 £350 +12.00% 14
Plymouth +8 10 £374 -0.33% 13
Honiton - 5 - - 4
Newton Abbot - 1 - -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 29 (51.79%) JavaScript
2 25 (44.64%) .NET
3 22 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.71%) C#
5 19 (33.93%) HTML
6 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
7 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 15 (26.79%) XML
9 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 14 (25.00%) CSS
10 13 (23.21%) Java
11 12 (21.43%) BDD
11 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
12 11 (19.64%) MVC
13 10 (17.86%) Oracle
13 10 (17.86%) ETL
14 9 (16.07%) Linux
14 9 (16.07%) TDD
14 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (16.07%) RESTful
15 8 (14.29%) Talend
15 8 (14.29%) Unix
16 7 (12.50%) Windows
16 7 (12.50%) PHP
16 7 (12.50%) HTTP
16 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
16 7 (12.50%) JSON
16 7 (12.50%) NUnit
16 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API

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 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.79%) NuGet
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) HTTP
2 4 (7.14%) SMS
3 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) SAN
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) DHCP
5 1 (1.79%) Intranet
5 1 (1.79%) Skype
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (8.93%) Power BI
6 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.79%) Big Data
9 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.79%) MySQL
9 1 (1.79%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.79%) QlikView
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 7 (12.50%) NUnit
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) JMeter
4 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Tester
5 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.93%) ETL Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Graduate
6 5 (8.93%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Tester
7 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Tester
8 3 (5.36%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Talend Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) .NET
2 19 (33.93%) HTML
3 15 (26.79%) XML
4 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (25.00%) CSS
5 9 (16.07%) RESTful
6 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (12.50%) JSON
7 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (10.71%) CSS3
7 6 (10.71%) HTML5
7 6 (10.71%) Web Services
7 6 (10.71%) XHTML
8 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.57%) .NET Core
9 2 (3.57%) Vue.js
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.79%) Middleware
10 1 (1.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.71%) Digital Media
2 5 (8.93%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Unix
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
3 12 (21.43%) BDD
4 11 (19.64%) MVC
5 10 (17.86%) ETL
6 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.07%) TDD
7 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.71%) ERP
7 6 (10.71%) OO
7 6 (10.71%) SDLC
8 5 (8.93%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Functional Programming
8 5 (8.93%) Functional Testing
8 5 (8.93%) OOP
8 5 (8.93%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) JavaScript
2 22 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 20 (35.71%) C#
4 13 (23.21%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) Delphi
8 1 (1.79%) Pascal
8 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.79%) MCITP
4 1 (1.79%) MCSA
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.79%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) XenApp
2 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.79%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Talend
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Avaya
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Cognos
6 1 (1.79%) Dell
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.79%) Sage
6 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.79%) Sonus
6 1 (1.79%) Veeam
6 1 (1.79%) Xamarin