The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 101 108 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.02% 11.68% 16.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.59% 30.25% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 94 110
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -26.22%
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
292 357 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.76% 38.59% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 296 295
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 7
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.20 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% +0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.00 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £41.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SQL.

1 82 (32.28%) SQL Server
2 70 (27.56%) Finance
3 52 (20.47%) Microsoft
4 51 (20.08%) Migration
4 51 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (19.69%) Oracle
6 47 (18.50%) JavaScript
7 43 (16.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (16.54%) Windows
8 42 (16.54%) ETL
9 40 (15.75%) C#
9 40 (15.75%) HTML
9 40 (15.75%) CSS
10 38 (14.96%) Unix
11 37 (14.57%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (14.57%) Data Migration
11 37 (14.57%) PowerShell
12 36 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (13.78%) .NET
14 34 (13.39%) Java
15 33 (12.99%) T-SQL
15 33 (12.99%) Security Cleared
16 30 (11.81%) MS Excel
16 30 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 29 (11.42%) Ruby
18 28 (11.02%) Linux
19 27 (10.63%) Banking
19 27 (10.63%) Git (software)
20 26 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
21 25 (9.84%) Integration Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 23 (9.06%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (3.54%) Apache
4 8 (3.15%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.76%) IIS
5 7 (2.76%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.76%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.97%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.57%) SAS
8 3 (1.18%) CMS
8 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.39%) JBoss
10 1 (0.39%) Mule
10 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.33%) MS Office
3 5 (1.97%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.79%) SPSS
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.33%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (4.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.76%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.79%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.12%) GitHub
2 12 (4.72%) Office 365
3 9 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.39%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.91%) DHCP
1 15 (5.91%) DNS
2 14 (5.51%) HTTP
3 11 (4.33%) SAN
4 8 (3.15%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.76%) LAN
5 7 (2.76%) WAN
6 6 (2.36%) Kerberos
6 6 (2.36%) VPN
7 3 (1.18%) Intranet
8 1 (0.39%) Extranet
8 1 (0.39%) Firewall
8 1 (0.39%) Internet
8 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (32.28%) SQL Server
2 43 (16.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (14.57%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (8.66%) Relational Database
7 20 (7.87%) MongoDB
7 20 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (6.69%) NoSQL
9 17 (6.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (5.12%) Oracle Database
12 10 (3.94%) Ingres
13 9 (3.54%) Big Data
14 7 (2.76%) MS Access
14 7 (2.76%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (2.36%) Data Mart
15 6 (2.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (10.63%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.84%) Cucumber
3 24 (9.45%) Capybara
4 23 (9.06%) JUnit
5 15 (5.91%) Subversion
6 13 (5.12%) git-flow
6 13 (5.12%) RSpec
7 12 (4.72%) JIRA
8 11 (4.33%) Maven
8 11 (4.33%) Selenium
8 11 (4.33%) SpecFlow
8 11 (4.33%) WebDriver
9 8 (3.15%) Eclipse
9 8 (3.15%) WATIR
10 6 (2.36%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (1.97%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.79%) Mockito
13 2 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 70 (27.56%) Finance
2 27 (10.63%) Banking
3 14 (5.51%) Marketing
4 13 (5.12%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.33%) Electronics
5 11 (4.33%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.97%) Retail
7 3 (1.18%) Games
7 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Local Government
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (49.61%) Developer
2 45 (17.72%) SQL Developer
3 44 (17.32%) Analyst
4 24 (9.45%) Consultant
5 18 (7.09%) Data Analyst
6 17 (6.69%) .NET Developer
6 17 (6.69%) DBA
7 16 (6.30%) SQL DBA
8 15 (5.91%) Oracle Developer
8 15 (5.91%) VBA Developer
9 14 (5.51%) Access Developer
9 14 (5.51%) Access VBA Developer
10 12 (4.72%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.94%) Administrator
11 10 (3.94%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.94%) Ruby Developer
11 10 (3.94%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.54%) SQL Analyst
12 9 (3.54%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (3.54%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.75%) CSS
1 40 (15.75%) HTML
2 35 (13.78%) .NET
3 21 (8.27%) ASP.NET
4 17 (6.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 17 (6.69%) Sass
5 15 (5.91%) jQuery
6 13 (5.12%) Dropwizard
6 13 (5.12%) XML
7 12 (4.72%) Behat
7 12 (4.72%) Spring
8 11 (4.33%) JSP
8 11 (4.33%) Web Services
9 10 (3.94%) AngularJS
9 10 (3.94%) J2EE
9 10 (3.94%) REST
10 9 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (3.54%) JPA
10 9 (3.54%) XSLT
11 8 (3.15%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.66%) Visualisation
2 16 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.33%) Clustering
5 10 (3.94%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.36%) User Experience
7 5 (1.97%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.97%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.57%) Statistics
8 4 (1.57%) VLE
9 3 (1.18%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.18%) Blog
9 3 (1.18%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.79%) W3C
11 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.39%) NHS
11 1 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.54%) Windows
2 38 (14.96%) Unix
3 28 (11.02%) Linux
4 21 (8.27%) Windows Server
5 14 (5.51%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.12%) Mac OS X
6 13 (5.12%) Windows 10
7 12 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (3.94%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.79%) Solaris
12 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (20.08%) Migration
2 42 (16.54%) ETL
3 37 (14.57%) Data Migration
4 36 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (9.84%) Integration Testing
6 24 (9.45%) SDLC
7 21 (8.27%) Open Source
8 20 (7.87%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (7.09%) Data Modelling
9 18 (7.09%) Unit Testing
10 17 (6.69%) MVC
10 17 (6.69%) Web Development
11 16 (6.30%) Data Management
11 16 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.91%) Data Analysis
12 15 (5.91%) Scrum
13 14 (5.51%) Software Delivery
13 14 (5.51%) Test Automation
14 13 (5.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.50%) JavaScript
2 40 (15.75%) C#
3 37 (14.57%) PowerShell
4 34 (13.39%) Java
5 33 (12.99%) T-SQL
6 29 (11.42%) Ruby
7 25 (9.84%) PL/SQL
8 21 (8.27%) VBA
9 16 (6.30%) Shell Script
10 15 (5.91%) Python
11 14 (5.51%) Scala
12 8 (3.15%) VBScript
13 5 (1.97%) VB
14 3 (1.18%) PHP
15 2 (0.79%) C++
15 2 (0.79%) R
16 1 (0.39%) C
16 1 (0.39%) Groovy
16 1 (0.39%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.94%) ISEB
3 10 (3.94%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.36%) Degree
5 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.97%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (6.30%) Active Directory
1 16 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.91%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (3.15%) XenApp
4 8 (3.15%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.76%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.76%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) RACF
Systems Management
1 20 (7.87%) SCCM
2 10 (3.94%) Failover Clustering
3 8 (3.15%) SCOM
4 6 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.39%) Control-M
6 1 (0.39%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.39%) Graylog
6 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 50 (19.69%) Oracle
3 22 (8.66%) Teradata
4 21 (8.27%) VMware
5 15 (5.91%) SAP
6 11 (4.33%) Rally
7 7 (2.76%) Intel Security
8 6 (2.36%) Cisco
8 6 (2.36%) Cognos
8 6 (2.36%) Nintex
9 5 (1.97%) Dell
9 5 (1.97%) Wyse
10 4 (1.57%) Blackboard
10 4 (1.57%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.18%) HP
11 3 (1.18%) IBM
11 3 (1.18%) Veeam
12 2 (0.79%) Citrix
12 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.79%) Tableau
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