Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 18 November 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 > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 52 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 17.63% 11.83% 9.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.33% 31.93% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 21
Dorset median daily rate £400 £363 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +19.83% -19.33%
10th Percentile £211 £213 £163
90th Percentile £443 £500 £388
South West median daily rate £380 £358 £358
% change year-on-year +6.29% - +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £19.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -28.18% +14.58%
10th Percentile £37.25 £16.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £43.15 £26.83 £28.75
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +38.89% -31.21% +33.05%

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 Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 120 166 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 40.68% 37.05% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 113 64
Dorset median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £238 £213
90th Percentile £466 £486 £468
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 27
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £24.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.26% -34.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £37.25 £16.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.88 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Dorset

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Dorset

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Dorset over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Dorset

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Dorset

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Bournemouth +13 27 £394 -1.56% 5
Poole +9 10 £200 -1.96% 2
Weymouth -6 2 - -
Dorchester -1 1 - -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SQL.

1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Java
3 17 (32.69%) Linux
4 16 (30.77%) Windows
4 16 (30.77%) MVC
5 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
6 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 12 (23.08%) C#
6 12 (23.08%) Unix
7 11 (21.15%) .NET
8 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 10 (19.23%) Finance
8 10 (19.23%) TDD
9 9 (17.31%) Ingres
9 9 (17.31%) C
10 8 (15.38%) Banking
10 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (15.38%) System Testing
11 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
11 7 (13.46%) jQuery
11 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
11 7 (13.46%) SDLC
11 7 (13.46%) WCF
11 7 (13.46%) Scrum
11 7 (13.46%) Web Services
12 6 (11.54%) N-Tier
12 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
12 6 (11.54%) SOA

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Confluence
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
1 6 (11.54%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.77%) NAS
3 3 (5.77%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) 4G
4 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) Ingres
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.85%) MySQL
6 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) DataStage
7 1 (1.92%) MS Access
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.69%) JIRA
3 4 (7.69%) Maven
4 3 (5.77%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.77%) NUnit
4 3 (5.77%) Toad
5 2 (3.85%) FxCop
5 2 (3.85%) Gradle
5 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.92%) MSTest
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Back Office
4 4 (7.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (13.46%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Applications Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Applications Support
6 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) DBA
7 4 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.77%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.85%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) SOA Architect
9 2 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 7 (13.46%) jQuery
4 7 (13.46%) WCF
4 7 (13.46%) Web Services
5 6 (11.54%) Entity Framework
5 6 (11.54%) HTML
6 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 4 (7.69%) REST
6 4 (7.69%) SOAP
6 4 (7.69%) Spring
6 4 (7.69%) Spring MVC
6 4 (7.69%) Thymeleaf
7 3 (5.77%) Ajax
7 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.77%) CSS
7 3 (5.77%) DHTML
7 3 (5.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) N-Tier
1 6 (11.54%) VAX
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Replication
3 3 (5.77%) SWIFT
3 3 (5.77%) W3C
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 16 (30.77%) Windows
3 12 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) MVC
3 10 (19.23%) TDD
4 8 (15.38%) System Testing
4 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (13.46%) Scrum
5 7 (13.46%) SDLC
5 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.54%) Data Extraction
6 6 (11.54%) MVVM
6 6 (11.54%) SOA
7 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) OO
7 5 (9.62%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.69%) BDD
8 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.77%) ArchiMate
9 3 (5.77%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) C#
2 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) C
4 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) RMADS
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.77%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (5.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Sun
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco
4 3 (5.77%) McAfee
4 3 (5.77%) OpenText
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Netezza
5 1 (1.92%) Sitecore