Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 818 857
Contract jobs citing SQR 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.006% 0.001%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.014% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
England median daily rate - £360 -
UK median daily rate - £443 £525
% change year-on-year - -15.71% +61.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

SQR 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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39,310 36,477 38,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.44% 40.86% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,939 25,278 26,198
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 780 980
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £16.78 £15.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £51.58
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

SQR
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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