The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQR over the 3 months to 28 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.

Structured Query Report Writer (SQR)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 616 -
Contract jobs citing SQR 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.018% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.046% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 £438
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SQR 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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18034 19737 19071
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.45% 38.42% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12461 13727 12550
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 423 404
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £13.00 £19.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

SQR
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQR in England

SQR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQR in England

SQR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQR in England