Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 11 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 52 61 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.44% 11.89% 20.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.08% 25.85% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 74
Devon median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £195 £235 £266
90th Percentile £563 £509 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -44.24% +28.91%
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +12.68% +29.09%

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 259 236 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 47.01% 46.00% 54.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 140 179
Devon median daily rate £423 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +4.17% +7.46%
10th Percentile £269 £232 £294
90th Percentile £564 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 15
Devon median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £35.00 £22.50 £16.50
90th Percentile £47.65 £38.75 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -1.79% +16.67%

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 April 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 April 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 -4 38 £405 +22.73% 9
Plymouth +5 8 £375 +3.31% 10
Newton Abbot - 1 - - 2
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) XML
3 19 (36.54%) .NET
4 17 (32.69%) Linux
4 17 (32.69%) Relational Database
5 16 (30.77%) Web Services
6 15 (28.85%) C#
6 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
7 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 12 (23.08%) RDBMS
8 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 10 (19.23%) JIRA
9 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 9 (17.31%) JSON
10 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
10 9 (17.31%) SDLC
11 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
11 8 (15.38%) Oracle
12 7 (13.46%) ETL
12 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (13.46%) MVC
12 7 (13.46%) BDD
12 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
13 6 (11.54%) Migration
13 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (11.54%) RESTful
13 6 (11.54%) HTML

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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
3 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) HTTP
2 4 (7.69%) SMS
3 3 (5.77%) Firewall
3 3 (5.77%) SAN
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) Skype
4 2 (3.85%) SSL
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) Relational Database
2 12 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.85%) MySQL
7 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.92%) Power BI
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) JIRA
2 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.92%) NUnit
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Developer
4 5 (9.62%) ETL Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Tester
5 4 (7.69%) XML Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) XML
2 19 (36.54%) .NET
3 16 (30.77%) Web Services
4 9 (17.31%) JSON
5 6 (11.54%) HTML
5 6 (11.54%) RESTful
6 5 (9.62%) .NET Core
7 4 (7.69%) XML Schema
8 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.77%) CSS
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.85%) XHTML
10 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.92%) Ajax
10 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.92%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.92%) CSS3
10 1 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (7.69%) Linked Data
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Unix
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 9 (17.31%) SDLC
4 7 (13.46%) BDD
4 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (13.46%) ETL
4 7 (13.46%) MVC
5 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.54%) Migration
6 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) C#
3 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Delphi
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) VB
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) MCITP
3 2 (3.85%) MCSA
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.85%) XenApp
2 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Talend
4 4 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.85%) Avaya
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix
6 2 (3.85%) Dell
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Sonus
6 2 (3.85%) Veeam
7 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.92%) Cognos
7 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.92%) Xamarin