The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bristol region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 122 60 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.31% 10.97% 13.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.54% 36.81% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 39 67
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £442 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £45.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £45.00 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
325 163 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.78% 29.80% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 108 147
Average daily rate £375 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £26.20 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
South West

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 1 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 92 (35.52%) Finance
2 73 (28.19%) SQL Server
3 51 (19.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (18.92%) .NET
4 49 (18.92%) C#
5 48 (18.53%) MS Excel
6 46 (17.76%) T-SQL
6 46 (17.76%) Banking
7 45 (17.37%) VBA
8 43 (16.60%) Oracle
9 42 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (13.13%) Microsoft
12 32 (12.36%) ASP.NET
13 30 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (11.20%) MySQL
14 29 (11.20%) ETL
15 28 (10.81%) Java
16 26 (10.04%) Teradata
16 26 (10.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (9.65%) JavaScript
18 24 (9.27%) Data Analysis
18 24 (9.27%) Marketing
19 22 (8.49%) MVC
19 22 (8.49%) HTML
19 22 (8.49%) Business Objects
20 21 (8.11%) SharePoint
20 21 (8.11%) Data Modelling
20 21 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 21 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.95%) SAS
3 10 (3.86%) MediaWiki
3 10 (3.86%) Confluence
3 10 (3.86%) nginx
3 10 (3.86%) Apache
4 5 (1.93%) IIS
4 5 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.39%) CMS
7 1 (0.39%) LiveLink
Applications
1 48 (18.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.63%) MS Office
3 10 (3.86%) MS Project
4 9 (3.47%) InfoPath
5 7 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (2.32%) SPSS
7 3 (1.16%) CATIA
7 3 (1.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (3.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.16%) Magento
3 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.16%) Shopify
4 1 (0.39%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.86%) Network Security
1 10 (3.86%) Firewall
1 10 (3.86%) IPsec
1 10 (3.86%) EIGRP
1 10 (3.86%) OSPF
1 10 (3.86%) BGP
1 10 (3.86%) IPv6
1 10 (3.86%) LAN
1 10 (3.86%) WAN
1 10 (3.86%) VPN
1 10 (3.86%) LDAP
2 3 (1.16%) Intranet
3 2 (0.77%) NAS
3 2 (0.77%) SAN
4 1 (0.39%) HTTP
4 1 (0.39%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (28.19%) SQL Server
2 51 (19.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (11.20%) MySQL
6 26 (10.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (6.95%) Relational Database
8 16 (6.18%) MS Access
9 11 (4.25%) OLAP
10 10 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (3.47%) Oracle Database
12 8 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (2.70%) Data Mining
13 7 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
17 3 (1.16%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (4.25%) JIRA
1 11 (4.25%) Hudson
2 10 (3.86%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.86%) Subversion
3 8 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.32%) Selenium
4 6 (2.32%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.77%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.77%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.77%) JUnit
6 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.39%) Toad
6 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.39%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
General
1 92 (35.52%) Finance
2 46 (17.76%) Banking
3 24 (9.27%) Marketing
4 12 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.25%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.47%) Retail
7 8 (3.09%) Electronics
8 4 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.16%) Automotive
9 3 (1.16%) Legal
10 2 (0.77%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Billing
11 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.39%) Advertising
11 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (47.88%) Developer
2 67 (25.87%) Analyst
3 29 (11.20%) SQL Developer
4 22 (8.49%) Data Analyst
5 18 (6.95%) .NET Developer
5 18 (6.95%) C# Developer
6 17 (6.56%) Business Analyst
7 15 (5.79%) Consultant
7 15 (5.79%) MI Analyst
8 12 (4.63%) Business Developer
9 11 (4.25%) Database Developer
9 11 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (3.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.47%) Administrator
11 9 (3.47%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (2.70%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
13 7 (2.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (18.92%) .NET
2 32 (12.36%) ASP.NET
3 22 (8.49%) HTML
4 18 (6.95%) CSS
5 17 (6.56%) jQuery
5 17 (6.56%) Web Services
5 17 (6.56%) XML
6 15 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (4.63%) LAMP
8 9 (3.47%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.70%) JSON
9 7 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (1.93%) HTML5
10 5 (1.93%) WCF
10 5 (1.93%) CSS3
10 5 (1.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (1.54%) LINQ
11 4 (1.54%) Spring
12 3 (1.16%) ADO.NET
12 3 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.86%) Wiki
2 8 (3.09%) DTV
3 7 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.32%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.93%) Replication
6 4 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.16%) Clustering
7 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.16%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.77%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.39%) Economics
9 1 (0.39%) GIS
9 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.39%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.95%) Linux
2 16 (6.18%) Windows
3 13 (5.02%) Ubuntu
4 10 (3.86%) Debian
4 10 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.47%) CentOS
6 4 (1.54%) Fedora
6 4 (1.54%) UNIX
7 3 (1.16%) Solaris
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (11.20%) ETL
3 24 (9.27%) Data Analysis
4 22 (8.49%) MVC
5 21 (8.11%) Data Modelling
5 21 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (7.72%) Business Analysis
7 19 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (6.95%) Migration
9 17 (6.56%) Scrum
10 15 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (5.41%) Data Migration
12 13 (5.02%) PRINCE2
12 13 (5.02%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.63%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (4.25%) Project Management
14 11 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (3.86%) DevOps
15 10 (3.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.92%) C#
2 46 (17.76%) T-SQL
3 45 (17.37%) VBA
4 28 (10.81%) Java
5 25 (9.65%) JavaScript
6 20 (7.72%) PHP
7 16 (6.18%) PL/SQL
8 14 (5.41%) Perl
9 12 (4.63%) Ruby
10 10 (3.86%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.47%) VB
12 5 (1.93%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.54%) PHP5
13 4 (1.54%) C
13 4 (1.54%) Python
14 2 (0.77%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.77%) C++
15 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (5.02%) ISEB
2 11 (4.25%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.25%) Degree
3 6 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.54%) HND
6 3 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.77%) OCA
8 1 (0.39%) CCNA
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.39%) OCP
8 1 (0.39%) MCSE
8 1 (0.39%) MCSA
8 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.32%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.93%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.86%) Postfix
2 10 (3.86%) XenServer
2 10 (3.86%) Samba
3 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (3.86%) Puppet
1 10 (3.86%) ZABBIX
2 4 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (16.60%) Oracle
2 34 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.04%) Teradata
4 22 (8.49%) Business Objects
5 14 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 13 (5.02%) VMware
7 11 (4.25%) Citrix
8 9 (3.47%) SAP
9 7 (2.70%) Casewise
10 4 (1.54%) Zend
11 3 (1.16%) Trillium
11 3 (1.16%) HP
11 3 (1.16%) Informatica
12 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.77%) Cisco
13 1 (0.39%) CODA
13 1 (0.39%) Sage
13 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.39%) Remedy
13 1 (0.39%) JBoss
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