Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 4 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 57 72 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.26% 15.69% 9.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.64% 37.50% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 27
Devon median daily rate £363 £340 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +15.25% -15.11%
10th Percentile £301 £201 £148
90th Percentile £486 £468 £475
South West median daily rate £419 £413 £395
% change year-on-year +1.52% +4.43% +8.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -23.91%
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year -14.63% +31.20% -5.30%

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 214 192 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 42.29% 41.83% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 96 110
Devon median daily rate £400 £373 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -6.88% +15.11%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £256
90th Percentile £553 £528 £576
South West median daily rate £440 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +3.53% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 25
Devon median hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.68% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £20.50 £25.50 £30.25
90th Percentile £51.88 £41.90 £47.80
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -9 33 £363 +6.62% 22
Plymouth -3 10 £380 +38.18% 4
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 (42.11%) XML
2 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 20 (35.09%) C#
5 19 (33.33%) HTML
6 18 (31.58%) RESTful
7 17 (29.82%) Azure
7 17 (29.82%) JSON
7 17 (29.82%) Java
8 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
8 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 13 (22.81%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
10 12 (21.05%) Public Sector
11 11 (19.30%) Node.js
11 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
11 11 (19.30%) Web Services
12 10 (17.54%) RDBMS
12 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
12 10 (17.54%) API Design
13 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
13 9 (15.79%) Integration Testing
13 9 (15.79%) CSS
13 9 (15.79%) .NET
14 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
15 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (12.28%) Scrum
15 7 (12.28%) Oracle
15 7 (12.28%) XML Schema

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 (7.02%) WordPress
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) Azure
2 6 (10.53%) Power Platform
3 5 (8.77%) PaaS
3 5 (8.77%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.75%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
2 5 (8.77%) DHCP
2 5 (8.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
3 10 (17.54%) RDBMS
3 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.53%) DB2
4 6 (10.53%) Power BI
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.75%) DataStage
7 1 (1.75%) Informix
7 1 (1.75%) OLTP
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.53%) Selenium
3 5 (8.77%) GitLab
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.75%) TestRail
General
1 12 (21.05%) Public Sector
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Automation Tester
3 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Tester
4 5 (8.77%) Node.js Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Graduate
5 4 (7.02%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Azure Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) XML
2 19 (33.33%) HTML
3 18 (31.58%) RESTful
4 17 (29.82%) JSON
5 11 (19.30%) Node.js
5 11 (19.30%) Web Services
6 9 (15.79%) .NET
6 9 (15.79%) CSS
7 7 (12.28%) XML Schema
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (7.02%) HTML5
9 4 (7.02%) Spring
10 3 (5.26%) Ajax
10 3 (5.26%) XHTML
11 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.75%) .NET Core
12 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.75%) Middleware
12 1 (1.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 5 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.02%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.02%) Graphic Design
4 3 (5.26%) PMI
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
6 1 (1.75%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
1 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
1 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.75%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (17.54%) API Design
4 9 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.28%) Scrum
7 6 (10.53%) BDD
7 6 (10.53%) Migration
7 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Application Packaging
9 4 (7.02%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (7.02%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Functional Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.02%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
10 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 20 (35.09%) C#
3 17 (29.82%) Java
4 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.77%) Python
5 4 (7.02%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) R
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.26%) ISEB
3 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.51%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 5 (8.77%) vSphere
2 5 (8.77%) Xen
2 5 (8.77%) XenApp
2 5 (8.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) Citrix
4 5 (8.77%) ServiceNow
5 4 (7.02%) Xamarin
6 2 (3.51%) Tableau
7 1 (1.75%) Teradata