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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 139 121 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.13% 14.22% 10.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.29% 36.34% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 101 45
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.31 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.88%
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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
363 333 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.50% 39.13% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 257 122
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £27.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 82 (34.31%) SQL Server
2 79 (33.05%) Finance
3 61 (25.52%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (22.18%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (20.50%) .NET
6 42 (17.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (17.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (17.15%) T-SQL
8 39 (16.32%) CSS
8 39 (16.32%) ETL
9 37 (15.48%) JavaScript
9 37 (15.48%) Microsoft
10 36 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (14.64%) Banking
11 35 (14.64%) Oracle
12 33 (13.81%) HTML
13 32 (13.39%) C#
13 32 (13.39%) MS Excel
13 32 (13.39%) Migration
14 29 (12.13%) VBA
15 28 (11.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 27 (11.30%) MVC
17 26 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (10.04%) SQL Server 2008
18 24 (10.04%) MySQL
19 22 (9.21%) Java
19 22 (9.21%) Data Migration
20 20 (8.37%) Data Analysis
20 20 (8.37%) Marketing
20 20 (8.37%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (6.69%) SAS
2 13 (5.44%) Umbraco
3 10 (4.18%) IIS
4 8 (3.35%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.51%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.09%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.09%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.09%) CMS
7 4 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (1.67%) Apache
7 4 (1.67%) JBoss
7 4 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.67%) Drupal
8 3 (1.26%) Mule
9 2 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.84%) Confluence
9 2 (0.84%) Lync
10 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.67%) MS Project
3 4 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.42%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) SaaS
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.67%) DNS
1 4 (1.67%) Firewall
2 2 (0.84%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) Telnet
3 1 (0.42%) SSH
3 1 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.42%) SAN
3 1 (0.42%) LDAP
3 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (34.31%) SQL Server
2 61 (25.52%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (17.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (17.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (11.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (10.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (10.04%) MySQL
7 20 (8.37%) Relational Database
8 19 (7.95%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (6.28%) MS Access
10 10 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (3.35%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (2.93%) Oracle Database
13 6 (2.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (2.51%) MongoDB
14 5 (2.09%) Essbase
14 5 (2.09%) OLAP
15 4 (1.67%) MarkLogic
15 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (4.60%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (2.51%) Selenium
3 4 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.26%) NUnit
4 3 (1.26%) JIRA
4 3 (1.26%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.26%) MSTest
4 3 (1.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.26%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.84%) Toad
6 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.42%) Behat
General
1 79 (33.05%) Finance
2 35 (14.64%) Banking
3 20 (8.37%) Marketing
4 11 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.60%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.18%) Electronics
6 9 (3.77%) Retail
7 6 (2.51%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.09%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Law
10 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.42%) Local Government
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 116 (48.54%) Developer
2 70 (29.29%) Analyst
3 36 (15.06%) SQL Developer
4 21 (8.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 20 (8.37%) Data Analyst
6 16 (6.69%) DBA
7 15 (6.28%) Business Analyst
7 15 (6.28%) .NET Developer
8 13 (5.44%) Test Analyst
9 10 (4.18%) SQL DBA
10 9 (3.77%) Tester
10 9 (3.77%) Designer
11 7 (2.93%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Administrator
11 7 (2.93%) Programmer
12 6 (2.51%) Consultant
13 5 (2.09%) Business Developer
13 5 (2.09%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Developer
13 5 (2.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.50%) .NET
2 39 (16.32%) CSS
3 33 (13.81%) HTML
4 19 (7.95%) ASP.NET
5 14 (5.86%) Web Services
6 12 (5.02%) MDX
6 12 (5.02%) jQuery
7 9 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (3.77%) SOAP
7 9 (3.77%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.35%) J2EE
8 8 (3.35%) REST
9 6 (2.51%) XML
10 5 (2.09%) Spring
11 4 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (1.67%) CSS3
11 4 (1.67%) HTML5
12 3 (1.26%) Spring MVC
12 3 (1.26%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.26%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.18%) DTV
4 8 (3.35%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.93%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.93%) NHS
6 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.67%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.26%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.26%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.26%) Replication
8 2 (0.84%) Clustering
8 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.42%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.53%) Linux
2 15 (6.28%) Windows
3 6 (2.51%) UNIX
3 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.67%) CentOS
5 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.67%) Fedora
5 4 (1.67%) Solaris
6 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.18%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (16.32%) ETL
3 36 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (13.39%) Migration
5 27 (11.30%) MVC
6 22 (9.21%) Data Migration
7 20 (8.37%) Data Analysis
8 16 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (4.60%) Scrum
9 11 (4.60%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (4.60%) Kimball Methodology
10 10 (4.18%) Programme Management
10 10 (4.18%) Project Management
11 9 (3.77%) Business Analysis
12 8 (3.35%) Software Testing
12 8 (3.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.35%) ITIL
12 8 (3.35%) Data Management
13 7 (2.93%) Data Modelling
13 7 (2.93%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.15%) T-SQL
2 37 (15.48%) JavaScript
3 32 (13.39%) C#
4 29 (12.13%) VBA
5 22 (9.21%) Java
6 12 (5.02%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.35%) Python
7 8 (3.35%) Ruby
8 7 (2.93%) Perl
9 6 (2.51%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.09%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.26%) VB
12 3 (1.26%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.26%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (1.26%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.84%) COBOL
14 1 (0.42%) C
14 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (5.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.77%) ISEB
4 4 (1.67%) Degree
5 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.51%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.09%) SLA
2 5 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.67%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.67%) Puppet
2 4 (1.67%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.67%) Ansible
3 2 (0.84%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.84%) SCCM
4 1 (0.42%) SCOM
4 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.42%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 37 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.64%) Oracle
3 16 (6.69%) SAP
4 15 (6.28%) Teradata
5 11 (4.60%) Talend
6 9 (3.77%) Tableau
6 9 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.35%) VMware
8 5 (2.09%) OpenText
8 5 (2.09%) Lotus
8 5 (2.09%) Citrix
9 4 (1.67%) BEA
9 4 (1.67%) Sun
9 4 (1.67%) HP
9 4 (1.67%) Cisco
9 4 (1.67%) NetApp
9 4 (1.67%) Ektron
9 4 (1.67%) Percona
10 3 (1.26%) Adobe
11 2 (0.84%) Informatica
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