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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 15 6
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs citing SQL 29 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 22.31% 7.03% 14.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.03% 16.51% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 17
Median daily rate £345 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £163 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £39.50 - £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 63 109 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 48.46% 42.58% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 79 32
Median daily rate £338 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.28% -2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Bournemouth +10 17 £300 -17.24% 10
Weymouth +3 2 - - 1
Poole +5 1 £325 +100.00% 10
Dorchester - 1 - -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 17 (37.78%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (33.33%) HTML
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) CSS
4 12 (26.67%) Windows
4 12 (26.67%) JSON
5 11 (24.44%) REST
5 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
5 11 (24.44%) JSP
5 11 (24.44%) Servlets
5 11 (24.44%) Struts
5 11 (24.44%) Oracle
5 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
5 11 (24.44%) Spring
5 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
6 10 (22.22%) Unix
6 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
7 8 (17.78%) Finance
8 7 (15.56%) SAN
9 6 (13.33%) Sun
9 6 (13.33%) LAN
9 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.33%) Linux
9 6 (13.33%) Back Office
9 6 (13.33%) Migration
9 6 (13.33%) Firewall
9 6 (13.33%) VAX

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 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.44%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) SAN
2 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) LAN
3 5 (11.11%) NAS
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (8.89%) Pentaho
2 4 (8.89%) QlikView
3 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.44%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.44%) OLAP
4 2 (4.44%) OLTP
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.22%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) ERwin
1 2 (4.44%) MagicDraw
2 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Back Office
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.44%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.89%) DBA
5 4 (8.89%) IT Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) SAN Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) HTML
2 13 (28.89%) CSS
3 12 (26.67%) JSON
4 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
4 11 (24.44%) JSP
4 11 (24.44%) REST
4 11 (24.44%) Servlets
4 11 (24.44%) Spring
4 11 (24.44%) Struts
5 4 (8.89%) XML
6 3 (6.67%) .NET
6 3 (6.67%) Ajax
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.44%) DHTML
7 2 (4.44%) Lucene
7 2 (4.44%) Web Services
8 1 (2.22%) jQuery
8 1 (2.22%) LINQ
8 1 (2.22%) WPF
8 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) VAX
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.44%) Taxonomies
3 2 (4.44%) W3C
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Unix
3 6 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.33%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.11%) ETL
4 5 (11.11%) SDLC
5 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
5 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.89%) MVC
6 3 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.67%) SOA
6 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.44%) B2C
7 2 (4.44%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) OO
7 2 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (4.44%) RDF
7 2 (4.44%) Reference Data Management
7 2 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.44%) SPARQL
5 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) COBOL
6 1 (2.22%) Java 9
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.67%) RMADS
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) NFS
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) WSUS
2 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.44%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) Sun
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco
4 4 (8.89%) VMware
5 3 (6.67%) McAfee
6 2 (4.44%) Brocade
6 2 (4.44%) Informatica
6 2 (4.44%) NetApp
6 2 (4.44%) OpenText
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Netezza
7 1 (2.22%) Sage
7 1 (2.22%) Samsung
7 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago