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 22 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)
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 2 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9  
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 13.37% 24.65% 13.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.40% 50.00% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 18
Median daily rate £320 £385 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.88% +16.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £22.75 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.93%  
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 Exeter with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 81 70 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 47.09% 49.30% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 40
Median daily rate £395 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £295 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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 22 June 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 22 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 Exeter region with a requirement for SQL.

1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle
3 10 (26.32%) C#
3 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) MVC
5 8 (21.05%) Windows
6 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (15.79%) Web Services
7 6 (15.79%) Python
8 5 (13.16%) HTML
8 5 (13.16%) Java
9 4 (10.53%) IIS
9 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.53%) CSS
9 4 (10.53%) SOAP
9 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (10.53%) PostGIS
9 4 (10.53%) Power BI
10 3 (7.89%) Xamarin
10 3 (7.89%) AngularJS

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 4 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.26%) JCAPS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.53%) Power BI
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.26%) QGIS
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.26%) Maven
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.26%) TestRail
1 2 (5.26%) Toad
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
2 1 (2.63%) Gradle
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.63%) Back Office
1 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Data Manager
6 3 (7.89%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (7.89%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) PostGIS
4 4 (10.53%) SOAP
5 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.89%) WinForms
5 3 (7.89%) XHTML
5 3 (7.89%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.26%) Ember.js
6 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.26%) jQuery
6 2 (5.26%) REST
6 2 (5.26%) Spring
6 2 (5.26%) WCF
6 2 (5.26%) XSD
6 2 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) MVC
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
4 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Scrum
4 3 (7.89%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) BPEL
5 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) Database Security
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) ETL
5 2 (5.26%) Front End Development
5 2 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) C#
1 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.79%) Python
3 5 (13.16%) Java
4 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 14001
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.26%) Mapbox
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Google
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago