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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 137 119 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.23% 14.27% 17.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.95% 33.62% 50.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 91 62
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
SQL
South West

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
319 354 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.80% 42.45% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 278 126
Average daily rate £375 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 11
Average hourly rate £38.20 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.90% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £14.20 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 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 27 March 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 90 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 66 (23.66%) Oracle
3 65 (23.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (21.86%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (20.79%) Microsoft
6 55 (19.71%) Java
7 53 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (17.92%) .NET
10 49 (17.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 44 (15.77%) Finance
11 44 (15.77%) ETL
12 40 (14.34%) MySQL
12 40 (14.34%) Security Cleared
13 37 (13.26%) Oracle Database
14 35 (12.54%) SQL Server 2008
15 34 (12.19%) PL/SQL
15 34 (12.19%) Linux
15 34 (12.19%) Migration
16 33 (11.83%) Windows
16 33 (11.83%) Data Modelling
17 32 (11.47%) HTML
17 32 (11.47%) Data Analysis
18 29 (10.39%) Data Migration
19 28 (10.04%) T-SQL
20 27 (9.68%) C#
21 26 (9.32%) PHP
22 25 (8.96%) Banking
23 24 (8.60%) Active Directory
24 23 (8.24%) ASP.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (8.24%) Apache
1 23 (8.24%) SAS
2 19 (6.81%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (5.02%) Lync
4 14 (5.02%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (5.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.94%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.51%) IIS
7 7 (2.51%) Confluence
8 6 (2.15%) MediaWiki
8 6 (2.15%) nginx
9 3 (1.08%) LiveCycle
9 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.08%) JBoss
10 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.72%) CMS
10 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.30%) MS Project
3 8 (2.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.36%) SPSS
4 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (4.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (4.66%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.72%) Agresso
4 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.36%) Unica Affinium
4 1 (0.36%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) GitHub
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.30%) Firewall
2 11 (3.94%) IPsec
2 11 (3.94%) VPN
2 11 (3.94%) LAN
3 7 (2.51%) WAN
4 6 (2.15%) IPv6
4 6 (2.15%) OSPF
4 6 (2.15%) BGP
4 6 (2.15%) EIGRP
4 6 (2.15%) Network Security
4 6 (2.15%) LDAP
5 5 (1.79%) DNS
5 5 (1.79%) DHCP
6 2 (0.72%) SAN
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.36%) Internet
7 1 (0.36%) HTTP
7 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.36%) AMQP
7 1 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 65 (23.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (21.86%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (17.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (14.34%) MySQL
6 37 (13.26%) Oracle Database
7 35 (12.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (7.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (7.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (6.81%) MS Access
11 16 (5.73%) OLAP
11 16 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (4.30%) OLAP Cube
13 10 (3.58%) Relational Database
14 9 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 8 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (2.87%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.73%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.94%) Oracle APEX
4 11 (3.94%) PHPUnit
5 8 (2.87%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.87%) PVCS
6 7 (2.51%) Subversion
6 7 (2.51%) JIRA
6 7 (2.51%) Hudson
7 4 (1.43%) Selenium
7 4 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.43%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.36%) JUnit
8 1 (0.36%) Maven
8 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.36%) GitLab
General
1 44 (15.77%) Finance
2 25 (8.96%) Banking
3 16 (5.73%) Marketing
4 7 (2.51%) Retail
5 6 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.43%) Legal
6 4 (1.43%) Electronics
6 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.43%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 125 (44.80%) Developer
2 65 (23.30%) Analyst
3 34 (12.19%) SQL Developer
4 29 (10.39%) DBA
5 26 (9.32%) SQL DBA
6 18 (6.45%) Architect
7 17 (6.09%) PHP Developer
8 15 (5.38%) Programmer
9 13 (4.66%) Data Analyst
9 13 (4.66%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.30%) Administrator
10 12 (4.30%) Consultant
11 11 (3.94%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.94%) Analyst Programmer
11 11 (3.94%) Oracle Developer
11 11 (3.94%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 9 (3.23%) Business Developer
14 8 (2.87%) SQL Server DBA
14 8 (2.87%) Campaign Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.92%) .NET
2 32 (11.47%) HTML
3 23 (8.24%) ASP.NET
4 19 (6.81%) CSS
5 18 (6.45%) jQuery
6 15 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (5.02%) HTML5
8 13 (4.66%) Application Packaging
9 12 (4.30%) XML
10 11 (3.94%) J2EE
10 11 (3.94%) Zend Framework
10 11 (3.94%) Doctrine
11 10 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 10 (3.58%) Middleware
12 9 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (2.87%) Web Services
13 8 (2.87%) RESTful
14 6 (2.15%) Spring
15 5 (1.79%) LAMP
15 5 (1.79%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.81%) Open Source
1 19 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.73%) Clustering
3 7 (2.51%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.15%) Wiki
4 6 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.43%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.43%) DTV
7 3 (1.08%) NHS
8 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.72%) Replication
8 2 (0.72%) Statistics
9 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.36%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.19%) Linux
2 33 (11.83%) Windows
3 17 (6.09%) CentOS
4 7 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.15%) Debian
5 6 (2.15%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.15%) UNIX
6 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (15.77%) ETL
4 34 (12.19%) Migration
5 33 (11.83%) Data Modelling
6 32 (11.47%) Data Analysis
7 29 (10.39%) Data Migration
8 22 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 20 (7.17%) CRM
9 20 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (6.81%) MVC
10 19 (6.81%) TDD
11 18 (6.45%) Scrum
12 17 (6.09%) Waterfall
13 16 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (5.02%) V-Model
15 12 (4.30%) Mentoring
16 11 (3.94%) Automated Testing
16 11 (3.94%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (19.71%) Java
2 34 (12.19%) PL/SQL
3 28 (10.04%) T-SQL
4 27 (9.68%) C#
5 26 (9.32%) PHP
6 21 (7.53%) JavaScript
7 20 (7.17%) VBA
8 13 (4.66%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.87%) VB
9 8 (2.87%) Ruby
10 7 (2.51%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.51%) Perl
11 5 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.08%) VB6
13 2 (0.72%) Scala
13 2 (0.72%) Python
14 1 (0.36%) R
14 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (14.34%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.15%) Degree
3 6 (2.15%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (1.79%) ISEB
5 4 (1.43%) HND
5 4 (1.43%) MCDBA
5 4 (1.43%) MCITP
5 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.08%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.72%) CCNA
7 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.36%) CCNP
8 1 (0.36%) OCA
8 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 24 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.15%) Postfix
4 6 (2.15%) XenApp
4 6 (2.15%) XenServer
4 6 (2.15%) Samba
4 6 (2.15%) iptables
5 5 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.15%) ZABBIX
1 6 (2.15%) Puppet
2 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.79%) Salt
3 4 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.72%) WSUS
4 2 (0.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 66 (23.66%) Oracle
2 58 (20.79%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.53%) Teradata
4 17 (6.09%) Business Objects
5 16 (5.73%) VMware
6 15 (5.38%) Citrix
7 12 (4.30%) Zend
8 11 (3.94%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.51%) SAP
9 7 (2.51%) Tableau
10 6 (2.15%) HP
11 5 (1.79%) Wyse
11 5 (1.79%) Informatica
12 4 (1.43%) Adobe
12 4 (1.43%) Red Gate
13 3 (1.08%) Siebel
14 2 (0.72%) NetApp
14 2 (0.72%) Lotus
14 2 (0.72%) Alterian
15 1 (0.36%) LANDesk
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