Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 9 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 62 51 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 13.33% 10.20% 21.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 22.77% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 70
Devon median daily rate £354 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.39% +5.71% -1.75%
10th Percentile £235 £149 £230
90th Percentile £500 £563 £510
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.45% +3.53%
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +46.09% -17.86% -18.13%

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 186 224 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 40.00% 44.80% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 118 150
Devon median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £278 £247 £215
90th Percentile £570 £575 £495
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 21
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% +9.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £25.50 £32.50 £18.64
90th Percentile £42.65 £48.00 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% -1.27% -5.16%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 0 44 £350 -14.63% 26
Plymouth +5 15 £500 +78.57% 10
Exmouth - 1 £500 -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) T-SQL
4 17 (27.42%) C#
4 17 (27.42%) PL/SQL
5 16 (25.81%) Python
5 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 15 (24.19%) .NET
7 13 (20.97%) Windows
7 13 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (20.97%) Scrum
7 13 (20.97%) Power BI
8 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (19.35%) Oracle
9 11 (17.74%) Java
10 10 (16.13%) Degree
10 10 (16.13%) MVC
10 10 (16.13%) Coaching
11 9 (14.52%) Microservices
11 9 (14.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
11 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
11 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
11 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (14.52%) TDD
12 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (12.90%) ETL
12 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving

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 (3.23%) CMS
1 2 (3.23%) IIS
1 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (14.52%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.68%) Serverless
4 4 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (6.45%) SaaS
5 2 (3.23%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (3.23%) Office 365
6 1 (1.61%) NuGet
6 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) Power BI
3 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.84%) Big Data
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.84%) QlikView
7 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.61%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.61%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
1 7 (11.29%) JUnit
1 7 (11.29%) Maven
2 4 (6.45%) NUnit
3 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.61%) JMeter
5 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (64.52%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.29%) AWS Developer
4 7 (11.29%) IT Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Database Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Database Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior IT Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Talend Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Power BI Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) .NET
2 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
3 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (11.29%) Entity Framework
3 7 (11.29%) HTML
3 7 (11.29%) Spring
3 7 (11.29%) Spring Boot
4 6 (9.68%) Web Services
5 5 (8.06%) CSS
6 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.45%) HTML5
6 4 (6.45%) RESTful
7 3 (4.84%) .NET Core
7 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.23%) ADO.NET
8 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (3.23%) React
8 2 (3.23%) Sass
8 2 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Cloud Native
2 4 (6.45%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.23%) Blog
3 2 (3.23%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.23%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Unix
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (20.97%) Scrum
3 10 (16.13%) Coaching
3 10 (16.13%) MVC
4 9 (14.52%) Microservices
4 9 (14.52%) TDD
5 8 (12.90%) ETL
5 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (11.29%) BDD
6 7 (11.29%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (11.29%) OO
6 7 (11.29%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (11.29%) Visualisation
7 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.06%) ETL Development
8 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) T-SQL
2 17 (27.42%) C#
2 17 (27.42%) PL/SQL
3 16 (25.81%) Python
4 11 (17.74%) Java
5 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) Scala
8 2 (3.23%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.23%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.84%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.23%) PhD
6 1 (1.61%) HND
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Talend
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) OpenText
5 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Tableau