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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 3 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Contract jobs citing SQL 37 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 12.59% 22.86% 8.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.01% 46.51% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 11
Median daily rate £334 £345 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.26% -2.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -2.00%  

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 137 86 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 46.60% 49.14% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 58 37
Median daily rate £363 £415 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.53% +16.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.92% -62.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Devon over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Devon

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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

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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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -4 19 £268 -21.32% 5
Plymouth -2 18 £369 -7.75% 5
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
2 25 (37.88%) HTML
3 23 (34.85%) Java
3 23 (34.85%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (31.82%) Jenkins
5 20 (30.30%) Docker
5 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
5 20 (30.30%) XML
6 19 (28.79%) CSS
7 18 (27.27%) Oracle
7 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (25.76%) .NET
8 17 (25.76%) C#
8 17 (25.76%) Unix
8 17 (25.76%) Open Source
8 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (24.24%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (24.24%) Linux
9 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 16 (24.24%) Python
10 14 (21.21%) Windows
10 14 (21.21%) Spring
11 13 (19.70%) JSON
11 13 (19.70%) REST
12 12 (18.18%) Groovy
12 12 (18.18%) Grails
12 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (18.18%) QA
13 10 (15.15%) SOAP
13 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET

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 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.06%) IIS
2 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (3.03%) JBoss
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.06%) Neo4j
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.03%) MySQL
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.03%) Power BI
7 2 (3.03%) QGIS
8 1 (1.52%) GIS
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (15.15%) Gradle
4 7 (10.61%) Vagrant
5 5 (7.58%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (4.55%) Subversion
7 2 (3.03%) Toad
8 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.52%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.52%) TestRail
General
1 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Back Office
2 1 (1.52%) Games
2 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (84.85%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 11 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 10 (15.15%) .NET Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Python Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.55%) PowerShell Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
8 3 (4.55%) SSRS Developer
8 3 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) HTML
2 20 (30.30%) XML
3 19 (28.79%) CSS
4 17 (25.76%) .NET
5 16 (24.24%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (21.21%) Spring
7 13 (19.70%) JSON
7 13 (19.70%) REST
8 12 (18.18%) Grails
9 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
9 10 (15.15%) Hibernate
9 10 (15.15%) jQuery
9 10 (15.15%) SOAP
9 10 (15.15%) Web Services
10 9 (13.64%) SQLAlchemy
11 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
12 6 (9.09%) HTML5
13 5 (7.58%) XHTML
14 4 (6.06%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Linked Data
2 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Unix
2 16 (24.24%) Linux
3 14 (21.21%) Windows
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.09%) Mac OS
6 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (25.76%) Open Source
3 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (15.15%) Migration
4 9 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (13.64%) MVC
5 8 (12.12%) Front End Development
5 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.12%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (10.61%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.09%) OWASP
7 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) ETL
8 5 (7.58%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (7.58%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.58%) TDD
8 5 (7.58%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
2 23 (34.85%) Java
3 17 (25.76%) C#
4 16 (24.24%) Python
5 12 (18.18%) Groovy
6 7 (10.61%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.03%) PHP
11 1 (1.52%) C++
11 1 (1.52%) Perl
11 1 (1.52%) Ruby
11 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) QA
2 7 (10.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (30.30%) Docker
2 6 (9.09%) VirtualBox
3 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) Talend
3 4 (6.06%) IBM
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) VMware
5 2 (3.03%) Mapbox
5 2 (3.03%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.52%) Google