The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 99 126 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.50% 15.07% 11.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.46% 32.73% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 104 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
305 385 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.42% 46.05% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 313 94
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £35.20 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £21.20 £22.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.62 £42.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Bristol region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 97 (37.60%) SQL Server
2 71 (27.52%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (23.26%) Finance
4 58 (22.48%) Oracle
5 52 (20.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (17.83%) ETL
6 46 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (15.89%) Microsoft
9 40 (15.50%) .NET
10 39 (15.12%) Java
11 36 (13.95%) Migration
12 33 (12.79%) MySQL
13 31 (12.02%) Banking
13 31 (12.02%) VBA
13 31 (12.02%) Linux
14 29 (11.24%) T-SQL
14 29 (11.24%) Data Analysis
15 28 (10.85%) Windows
16 27 (10.47%) Data Migration
16 27 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (10.08%) HTML
17 26 (10.08%) SAS
17 26 (10.08%) Data Modelling
18 25 (9.69%) C#
18 25 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
19 24 (9.30%) Security Cleared
20 23 (8.91%) JavaScript

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (10.08%) SAS
2 16 (6.20%) Apache
3 11 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.49%) IIS
5 7 (2.71%) Confluence
5 7 (2.71%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.94%) MediaWiki
7 5 (1.94%) nginx
8 4 (1.55%) CMS
8 4 (1.55%) Drupal
9 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.16%) Mule
9 3 (1.16%) JBoss
9 3 (1.16%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 23 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.26%) MS Project
3 8 (3.10%) MS Office
4 4 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.39%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.78%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.39%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.39%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.16%) SaaS
3 2 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.26%) Firewall
2 9 (3.49%) IPsec
2 9 (3.49%) VPN
2 9 (3.49%) LAN
3 6 (2.33%) DNS
4 5 (1.94%) Network Security
4 5 (1.94%) LDAP
4 5 (1.94%) WAN
4 5 (1.94%) IPv6
4 5 (1.94%) EIGRP
4 5 (1.94%) OSPF
4 5 (1.94%) BGP
5 4 (1.55%) DHCP
6 3 (1.16%) Internet
7 2 (0.78%) SAN
7 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.39%) VLAN
8 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (37.60%) SQL Server
2 71 (27.52%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (20.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (12.79%) MySQL
6 27 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (8.53%) MS Access
9 20 (7.75%) Oracle Database
10 18 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (5.43%) Relational Database
11 14 (5.43%) OLAP
12 11 (4.26%) OLAP Cube
12 11 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (3.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 8 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (2.33%) Base SAS
16 6 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
17 5 (1.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (6.20%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.49%) Selenium
5 7 (2.71%) JIRA
6 6 (2.33%) Subversion
6 6 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.94%) Hudson
7 5 (1.94%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.55%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.16%) MSTest
9 3 (1.16%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (1.16%) NUnit
9 3 (1.16%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.39%) Behat
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.39%) PVCS
General
1 60 (23.26%) Finance
2 31 (12.02%) Banking
3 17 (6.59%) Marketing
4 12 (4.65%) Retail
5 9 (3.49%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.71%) Electronics
7 7 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.94%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.94%) Legal
9 4 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Law
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 114 (44.19%) Developer
2 73 (28.29%) Analyst
3 32 (12.40%) SQL Developer
4 29 (11.24%) DBA
5 26 (10.08%) SQL DBA
6 20 (7.75%) Data Analyst
7 18 (6.98%) .NET Developer
8 13 (5.04%) Business Analyst
8 13 (5.04%) Administrator
9 12 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (4.26%) PHP Developer
11 10 (3.88%) Programmer
12 9 (3.49%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.49%) SQL Server DBA
13 8 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.10%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.10%) Test Leader
13 8 (3.10%) AWS Developer
14 7 (2.71%) Analyst Programmer
14 7 (2.71%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.50%) .NET
2 26 (10.08%) HTML
3 22 (8.53%) ASP.NET
3 22 (8.53%) CSS
4 17 (6.59%) jQuery
5 16 (6.20%) Web Services
6 14 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (5.04%) J2EE
8 11 (4.26%) XML
9 9 (3.49%) SOAP
10 8 (3.10%) RESTful
11 7 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (2.71%) HTML5
12 6 (2.33%) MDX
13 5 (1.94%) REST
13 5 (1.94%) Doctrine
13 5 (1.94%) Zend Framework
14 4 (1.55%) LAMP
15 3 (1.16%) JPA
15 3 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.71%) Data Structures
2 7 (2.71%) DTV
3 6 (2.33%) Clustering
3 6 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.94%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.94%) Wiki
5 4 (1.55%) NHS
5 4 (1.55%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.55%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.78%) Replication
7 2 (0.78%) Statistics
8 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) User Experience
8 1 (0.39%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.02%) Linux
2 28 (10.85%) Windows
3 11 (4.26%) CentOS
4 7 (2.71%) UNIX
4 7 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.94%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.94%) Debian
7 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.78%) Solaris
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.39%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (17.83%) ETL
2 46 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.95%) Migration
4 29 (11.24%) Data Analysis
5 27 (10.47%) Data Migration
6 26 (10.08%) Data Modelling
7 21 (8.14%) MVC
8 18 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (6.20%) Open Source
10 15 (5.81%) Waterfall
11 14 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (5.43%) Scrum
12 13 (5.04%) TDD
13 12 (4.65%) OO
13 12 (4.65%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.65%) Analytics
14 11 (4.26%) SDLC
15 10 (3.88%) V-Model
16 9 (3.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.12%) Java
2 31 (12.02%) VBA
3 29 (11.24%) T-SQL
4 25 (9.69%) C#
5 23 (8.91%) JavaScript
6 22 (8.53%) PL/SQL
7 20 (7.75%) PHP
8 11 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 10 (3.88%) Ruby
10 7 (2.71%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.71%) Perl
11 5 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.94%) VB
12 3 (1.16%) Python
13 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.39%) R
14 1 (0.39%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.59%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.88%) Degree
4 7 (2.71%) ISEB
4 7 (2.71%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.55%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.55%) MCITP
6 4 (1.55%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.16%) HND
8 2 (0.78%) CCNA
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) OCA
9 1 (0.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.10%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.94%) QA
3 4 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.94%) iptables
2 5 (1.94%) XenServer
2 5 (1.94%) Postfix
2 5 (1.94%) Samba
3 4 (1.55%) vSphere
3 4 (1.55%) XenApp
4 2 (0.78%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) Puppet
2 5 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.94%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.55%) Salt
3 4 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.78%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.78%) SCCM
5 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (22.48%) Oracle
2 41 (15.89%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.14%) Business Objects
4 17 (6.59%) Teradata
5 15 (5.81%) SAP
6 14 (5.43%) VMware
7 13 (5.04%) Citrix
8 12 (4.65%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.33%) Zend
10 5 (1.94%) Tableau
10 5 (1.94%) HP
10 5 (1.94%) Informatica
11 4 (1.55%) Wyse
11 4 (1.55%) Red Gate
12 3 (1.16%) Adobe
12 3 (1.16%) Cisco
12 3 (1.16%) Lotus
13 2 (0.78%) NetApp
13 2 (0.78%) BEA
13 2 (0.78%) Sun
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