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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West / Dorset
Rank 6 3 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14  
Contract jobs citing SQL 16 45 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 17.02% 19.31% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.10% 55.56% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 10
Median daily rate £325 £438 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +65.62% -20.00%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 42 81 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 44.68% 34.76% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 39
Median daily rate £325 £438 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +32.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Poole -4 10 £325 -27.77% 5
Bournemouth -7 4 £356 -19.71% 13
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (37.50%) HTML
4 13 (32.50%) CSS
4 13 (32.50%) Hibernate
4 13 (32.50%) Spring
4 13 (32.50%) JSON
4 13 (32.50%) Relational Database
5 12 (30.00%) REST
5 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.00%) JSP
6 10 (25.00%) Servlets
6 10 (25.00%) Struts
6 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle
8 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.50%) Docker
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (15.00%) Migration
11 5 (12.50%) Finance
11 5 (12.50%) Windows
11 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (10.00%) NoSQL

SQL
Top Related 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 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Kentico
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) DHCP
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
1 2 (5.00%) Intranet
1 2 (5.00%) IPv4
1 2 (5.00%) LAN
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) Relational Database
2 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (7.50%) Power BI
8 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (5.00%) Data Lake
8 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (5.00%) OLAP
8 2 (5.00%) OLTP
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (5.00%) Pentaho
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JUnit
1 4 (10.00%) Mockito
2 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Gradle
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) ERwin
3 2 (5.00%) MagicDraw
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Information Architect
6 2 (5.00%) IT Trainer
6 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.00%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Trainer
7 1 (2.50%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) HTML
2 13 (32.50%) CSS
2 13 (32.50%) Hibernate
2 13 (32.50%) JSON
2 13 (32.50%) Spring
3 12 (30.00%) REST
4 10 (25.00%) JSP
4 10 (25.00%) Servlets
4 10 (25.00%) Struts
5 4 (10.00%) .NET
5 4 (10.00%) J2EE
5 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 4 (10.00%) XML
6 3 (7.50%) Grails
6 3 (7.50%) jQuery
6 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.00%) Ajax
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.00%) HTML5
7 2 (5.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.00%) Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (5.00%) Reference Data
1 2 (5.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) VMS
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) ETL
4 4 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.50%) ERP
5 3 (7.50%) MVC
5 3 (7.50%) Open Source
5 3 (7.50%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Reference Data Management
6 2 (5.00%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
1 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Groovy
5 2 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) SPARQL
6 1 (2.50%) COBOL
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Docker
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Informatica
2 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago