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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 124 138 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.21% 15.32% 14.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.43% 38.44% 36.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 125 101
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
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
350 359 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.27% 39.84% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 303 257
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £283 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £9.00 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.09 £100.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 96 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 76 (31.28%) Finance
3 54 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 53 (21.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (21.40%) Windows
6 46 (18.93%) PowerShell
7 45 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (17.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 41 (16.87%) .NET
10 40 (16.46%) Oracle
11 38 (15.64%) C#
11 38 (15.64%) MS Excel
12 35 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (13.58%) Migration
14 32 (13.17%) Unix
14 32 (13.17%) JavaScript
15 31 (12.76%) T-SQL
15 31 (12.76%) Data Warehouse
16 30 (12.35%) ETL
17 26 (10.70%) SharePoint
18 25 (10.29%) HTML
18 25 (10.29%) Windows Server
19 24 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (9.88%) CSS
19 24 (9.88%) Security Cleared
20 23 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 22 (9.05%) PL/SQL
21 22 (9.05%) Linux
21 22 (9.05%) Scrum
21 22 (9.05%) VMware

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 26 (10.70%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.53%) IIS
3 8 (3.29%) SAS
4 7 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.47%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.06%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.65%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.23%) CMS
8 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.23%) OpenROAD
8 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.82%) Mule
9 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (15.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.70%) MS Office
3 5 (2.06%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) ArcView
5 1 (0.41%) SPSS
5 1 (0.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (4.94%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.29%) Oracle Payroll
3 5 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.65%) Maximo
4 4 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.82%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.94%) Office 365
2 10 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.06%) TestFlight
4 4 (1.65%) GitHub
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.00%) SAN
2 14 (5.76%) DHCP
2 14 (5.76%) DNS
3 7 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.47%) Kerberos
4 6 (2.47%) LAN
4 6 (2.47%) WAN
5 5 (2.06%) HTTP
5 5 (2.06%) VPN
6 3 (1.23%) Intranet
7 1 (0.41%) Extranet
7 1 (0.41%) Firewall
7 1 (0.41%) Internet
7 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 53 (21.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (17.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (12.76%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (7.00%) Ingres
7 17 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (4.94%) Relational Database
10 10 (4.12%) MongoDB
11 8 (3.29%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (2.88%) MS Access
13 6 (2.47%) NoSQL
14 5 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (2.06%) MySQL
14 5 (2.06%) OLAP
14 5 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (2.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.35%) Cucumber
3 11 (4.53%) Capybara
4 10 (4.12%) JIRA
4 10 (4.12%) Selenium
5 8 (3.29%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (2.88%) SpecFlow
6 7 (2.88%) WATIR
6 7 (2.88%) WebDriver
7 6 (2.47%) JUnit
8 5 (2.06%) Subversion
8 5 (2.06%) TestComplete
8 5 (2.06%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.65%) git-flow
9 4 (1.65%) RSpec
9 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.23%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.23%) Maven
11 2 (0.82%) Mockito
General
1 76 (31.28%) Finance
2 21 (8.64%) Banking
3 14 (5.76%) Marketing
4 6 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.47%) Retail
4 6 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.06%) Electronics
6 3 (1.23%) Games
6 3 (1.23%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 118 (48.56%) Developer
2 49 (20.16%) SQL Developer
3 44 (18.11%) Analyst
4 24 (9.88%) Consultant
5 22 (9.05%) DBA
6 19 (7.82%) SQL DBA
7 17 (7.00%) .NET Developer
7 17 (7.00%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.35%) Administrator
8 13 (5.35%) VBA Developer
9 11 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (4.53%) SQL Analyst
10 10 (4.12%) Access Developer
10 10 (4.12%) Access VBA Developer
10 10 (4.12%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.12%) Data Analyst
10 10 (4.12%) SSIS Developer
10 10 (4.12%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
12 8 (3.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.87%) .NET
2 25 (10.29%) HTML
3 24 (9.88%) CSS
4 20 (8.23%) ASP.NET
5 19 (7.82%) Web Services
6 17 (7.00%) SOAP
7 14 (5.76%) REST
8 10 (4.12%) XML
9 8 (3.29%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.29%) WCF
10 7 (2.88%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.88%) Behat
10 7 (2.88%) jQuery
11 6 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (2.47%) Sass
12 5 (2.06%) Cocoa
12 5 (2.06%) Cocoa Touch
12 5 (2.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.17%) Clustering
3 7 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.88%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.47%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.47%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.47%) User Experience
5 5 (2.06%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.65%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.65%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.23%) Blog
7 3 (1.23%) Statistics
8 2 (0.82%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.82%) Neural Network
8 2 (0.82%) W3C
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.41%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.40%) Windows
2 32 (13.17%) Unix
3 25 (10.29%) Windows Server
4 22 (9.05%) Linux
5 13 (5.35%) Windows 7
6 12 (4.94%) Windows 10
7 11 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.47%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.65%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.82%) Solaris
13 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (13.58%) Migration
4 30 (12.35%) ETL
5 22 (9.05%) Scrum
6 18 (7.41%) Data Migration
7 16 (6.58%) MVC
8 14 (5.76%) Analytics
8 14 (5.76%) Integration Testing
8 14 (5.76%) SQL Optimisation
8 14 (5.76%) Test Automation
9 13 (5.35%) Data Management
9 13 (5.35%) SDLC
9 13 (5.35%) TDD
10 12 (4.94%) Software Engineering
10 12 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.12%) Software Testing
12 10 (4.12%) Unit Testing
12 10 (4.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.93%) PowerShell
2 38 (15.64%) C#
3 32 (13.17%) JavaScript
4 31 (12.76%) T-SQL
5 22 (9.05%) PL/SQL
6 21 (8.64%) VBA
7 17 (7.00%) Java
7 17 (7.00%) Shell Script
8 14 (5.76%) VBScript
9 13 (5.35%) Ruby
10 11 (4.53%) VB
11 7 (2.88%) Python
12 6 (2.47%) Scala
13 5 (2.06%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.06%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.65%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.23%) PHP
16 2 (0.82%) R
17 1 (0.41%) Groovy
17 1 (0.41%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.76%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.94%) Degree
4 6 (2.47%) ISEB
4 6 (2.47%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.82%) HNC
5 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.82%) PhD
6 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.06%) SLA
2 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) HL7
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 18 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.58%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.35%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.88%) vSphere
5 7 (2.88%) XenApp
5 7 (2.88%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (8.23%) SCCM
2 14 (5.76%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (2.88%) SCOM
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (1.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.41%) Graylog
5 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.46%) Oracle
3 22 (9.05%) VMware
4 15 (6.17%) Teradata
5 10 (4.12%) SAP
6 7 (2.88%) Rally
6 7 (2.88%) Tableau
7 6 (2.47%) IBM
7 6 (2.47%) Intel Security
7 6 (2.47%) Nintex
8 5 (2.06%) Cisco
9 4 (1.65%) Dell
9 4 (1.65%) Wyse
10 3 (1.23%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.23%) Citrix
10 3 (1.23%) Veeam
11 2 (0.82%) Cognos
12 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.41%) Sencha
12 1 (0.41%) Veritas
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