Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 99 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 10.20% 21.43% 20.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.77% 41.95% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 70 100
Devon median daily rate £370 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -1.75% -3.72%
10th Percentile £149 £230 £263
90th Percentile £563 £510 £502
South West median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +3.53% +32.81%
10th Percentile £21.50 £27.75 £16.50
90th Percentile £43.13 £49.44 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -17.86% -18.13% +50.00%

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 224 236 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 44.80% 51.08% 52.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 150 237
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +12.12%
10th Percentile £247 £215 £275
90th Percentile £575 £495 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 14
Devon median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -1.32% +4.83%
10th Percentile £32.50 £18.64 £16.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £48.00 £44.80
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £41.65
% change year-on-year -1.27% -5.16% +19.00%

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Devon over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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 -6 33 £410 -2.38% 18
Plymouth -2 10 £280 -18.55% 6
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for SQL.

1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) .NET
3 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 14 (27.45%) XML
5 13 (25.49%) Web Services
5 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
6 12 (23.53%) C#
6 12 (23.53%) Java
7 11 (21.57%) Linux
7 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
7 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
8 9 (17.65%) JIRA
8 9 (17.65%) Migration
8 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
8 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
8 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
9 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
9 8 (15.69%) Windows
9 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
9 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (13.73%) MVC
10 7 (13.73%) SDLC
11 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
11 6 (11.76%) ERP
12 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
12 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
12 5 (9.80%) Data Migration

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 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SMS
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) Skype
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.92%) MySQL
8 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.96%) HBase
8 1 (1.96%) Power BI
8 1 (1.96%) Redis
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 9 (17.65%) JIRA
2 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.96%) FxCop
4 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) NUnit
4 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Software Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Business Systems Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Delphi Developer
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.92%) Angular Developer
7 2 (3.92%) IT Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) .NET
2 14 (27.45%) XML
3 13 (25.49%) Web Services
4 5 (9.80%) JSON
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Core
5 4 (7.84%) CSS
5 4 (7.84%) HTML
5 4 (7.84%) XML Schema
6 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.92%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.92%) HTML5
7 2 (3.92%) JPA
7 2 (3.92%) jQuery
7 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.92%) Spring
7 2 (3.92%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) EPoS
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Unix
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) Migration
3 7 (13.73%) MVC
3 7 (13.73%) SDLC
4 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 6 (11.76%) ERP
5 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Scrum
6 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Web Development
8 2 (3.92%) BDD
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.92%) Data Management
8 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) C#
1 12 (23.53%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) Delphi
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) PHP
4 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) HND
3 1 (1.96%) MCITP
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) HDFS
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
1 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.96%) Avaya
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Dell
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Intel
4 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.96%) Sonus
4 1 (1.96%) Veeam
4 1 (1.96%) Xamarin