Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 3 13
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 74 78 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.40% 19.75% 10.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.96% 44.32% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 56 32
Devon median daily rate £339 £340 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% +8.37% -9.71%
10th Percentile £211 £249 £215
90th Percentile £450 £475 £398
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Devon median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +105.13% -79.25%
10th Percentile £23.75 £19.85 £19.24
90th Percentile £37.25 £48.70 £24.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% -11.35%

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 285 176 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 43.91% 44.56% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 104 100
Devon median daily rate £380 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.11% -3.02%
10th Percentile £258 £196 £256
90th Percentile £486 £463 £485
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 10
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +77.08% -2.04%
10th Percentile £26.88 £31.25 £19.25
90th Percentile £45.38 £51.50 £37.63
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +13.51% +2.78%

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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 2017. 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 38 £313 -8.09% 12
Plymouth -7 31 £375 - 2
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, 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 36 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 24 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (31.08%) HTML
4 22 (29.73%) CSS
5 18 (24.32%) Oracle
5 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
5 18 (24.32%) Python
6 17 (22.97%) Unix
7 16 (21.62%) .NET
7 16 (21.62%) Git (software)
7 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
8 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
8 15 (20.27%) Linux
8 15 (20.27%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (18.92%) Java
9 14 (18.92%) C#
9 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
10 13 (17.57%) QA
10 13 (17.57%) Docker
10 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (16.22%) JSON
11 12 (16.22%) SQLAlchemy
12 11 (14.86%) Windows
12 11 (14.86%) Front End Development
12 11 (14.86%) REST
13 10 (13.51%) Vagrant
13 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (13.51%) Open Source
13 10 (13.51%) RabbitMQ

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 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) IIS
2 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.70%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.70%) JCAPS
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
1 2 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (1.35%) LAN
2 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.27%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.76%) Power BI
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.70%) QGIS
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.35%) Biml
8 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Git (software)
1 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.51%) Vagrant
3 6 (8.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (6.76%) Subversion
4 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.70%) Maven
6 2 (2.70%) TestRail
7 1 (1.35%) Ant
7 1 (1.35%) FxCop
7 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.35%) JIRA
7 1 (1.35%) JUnit
7 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.35%) NUnit
7 1 (1.35%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.35%) Selenium
7 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Games
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (67.57%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) SQL Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Software Developer
5 9 (12.16%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Python Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Data Manager
10 3 (4.05%) SQL BI Developer
10 3 (4.05%) SSRS Developer
10 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.08%) HTML
2 22 (29.73%) CSS
3 16 (21.62%) .NET
4 12 (16.22%) JSON
4 12 (16.22%) SQLAlchemy
5 11 (14.86%) REST
6 10 (13.51%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (12.16%) Web Services
8 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
8 8 (10.81%) XML
9 6 (8.11%) SOAP
10 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (6.76%) HTML5
11 4 (5.41%) jQuery
11 4 (5.41%) PostGIS
11 4 (5.41%) RESTful
11 4 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (4.05%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Linked Data
3 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Unix
2 15 (20.27%) Linux
3 11 (14.86%) Windows
4 9 (12.16%) Mac OS
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.35%) Android
8 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
4 11 (14.86%) Front End Development
5 10 (13.51%) MVC
5 10 (13.51%) Open Source
6 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (12.16%) Data Analysis
6 9 (12.16%) OWASP
6 9 (12.16%) Scrum
6 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.16%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (10.81%) ETL
7 8 (10.81%) SDLC
8 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.11%) Migration
9 6 (8.11%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 18 (24.32%) Python
3 14 (18.92%) C#
3 14 (18.92%) Java
4 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.70%) Delphi
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) Degree
4 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) HND
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) QA
2 7 (9.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.05%) WCAG
4 2 (2.70%) ISO 14001
4 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Docker
2 9 (12.16%) VirtualBox
3 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.05%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Oracle
2 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) Talend
4 4 (5.41%) Xamarin
5 3 (4.05%) IBM
6 2 (2.70%) Mapbox
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) Intel
7 1 (1.35%) WSO2
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