The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 30 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing SQL 16 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 10.13% 13.51% 15.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.82% 28.57% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Median daily rate £303 £320 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.46% -9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £298 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +70.21% -21.66%  

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 Exeter with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 85 35 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 53.80% 47.30% 58.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 22
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Exeter

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Exeter over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Exeter

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 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 Exeter region with a requirement for SQL.

1 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
2 20 (32.26%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (30.65%) Java
3 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
3 19 (30.65%) XML
4 18 (29.03%) Spring
4 18 (29.03%) Grails
4 18 (29.03%) Groovy
5 17 (27.42%) Oracle
6 16 (25.81%) PL/SQL
6 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
6 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
7 15 (24.19%) Open Source
7 15 (24.19%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (24.19%) Gradle
7 15 (24.19%) Docker
7 15 (24.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
7 15 (24.19%) .NET
8 14 (22.58%) Data Modelling
8 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database
9 13 (20.97%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (20.97%) Customer Requirements
9 13 (20.97%) Migration
10 12 (19.35%) Toad
11 10 (16.13%) HTML
12 9 (14.52%) C#
12 9 (14.52%) Scrum

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 (9.68%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) LAN
2 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
3 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database
3 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.06%) Neo4j
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.23%) QGIS
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.61%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.61%) GIS
8 1 (1.61%) OLTP
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
1 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 15 (24.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (24.19%) Gradle
3 12 (19.35%) Toad
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.61%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.61%) TestRail
General
1 7 (11.29%) Back Office
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (74.19%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.97%) .NET Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (16.13%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.68%) DBA
6 6 (9.68%) SQL DBA
7 4 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (4.84%) PowerShell Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) XML
2 18 (29.03%) Grails
2 18 (29.03%) Spring
3 15 (24.19%) .NET
3 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
3 15 (24.19%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (16.13%) HTML
5 6 (9.68%) REST
6 5 (8.06%) Dropwizard
6 5 (8.06%) JAX-RS
6 5 (8.06%) XHTML
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.45%) CSS
7 4 (6.45%) jQuery
7 4 (6.45%) PostGIS
7 4 (6.45%) SOAP
7 4 (6.45%) WCF
7 4 (6.45%) Web Services
8 1 (1.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) NHS
2 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.61%) iPad
2 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Unix
3 5 (8.06%) Mac OS X
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Open Source
2 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) Data Modelling
3 13 (20.97%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (20.97%) Customer Requirements
3 13 (20.97%) Migration
4 9 (14.52%) Scrum
5 7 (11.29%) MVC
6 4 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.84%) Data Architecture
7 3 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (4.84%) Web Design
8 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.23%) Front End Development
8 2 (3.23%) High Availability
8 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.23%) Service Design
8 2 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
2 19 (30.65%) Java
3 18 (29.03%) Groovy
4 16 (25.81%) PL/SQL
5 9 (14.52%) C#
6 6 (9.68%) Python
7 4 (6.45%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) COBOL
9 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
9 1 (1.61%) R
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) Docker
2 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) VMware
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) Mapbox
4 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.61%) Google
Exeter, Devon
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