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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 133 117 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.10% 13.22% 14.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.86% 37.86% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 96 114
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
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
290 309 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.92% 34.92% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 231 313
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 9
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +32.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 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 April 2016, 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.

1 118 (39.73%) SQL Server
2 74 (24.92%) Microsoft
3 68 (22.90%) Finance
4 65 (21.89%) T-SQL
5 63 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 62 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (19.87%) JavaScript
8 58 (19.53%) ETL
9 57 (19.19%) .NET
10 53 (17.85%) C#
10 53 (17.85%) Data Warehouse
11 51 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (17.17%) Migration
12 50 (16.84%) CSS
12 50 (16.84%) HTML
13 43 (14.48%) Oracle
14 42 (14.14%) MS Excel
15 40 (13.47%) Java
16 37 (12.46%) Data Migration
17 36 (12.12%) ASP.NET
17 36 (12.12%) Relational Database
18 35 (11.78%) Security Cleared
18 35 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
19 34 (11.45%) Unix
20 32 (10.77%) Windows
21 31 (10.44%) MVC
22 30 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 29 (9.76%) Ruby
24 28 (9.43%) Banking
24 28 (9.43%) Git (software)

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 27 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.70%) IIS
4 10 (3.37%) Apache
5 8 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.68%) Node.js
7 4 (1.35%) CMS
7 4 (1.35%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.01%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.01%) SAS
8 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.01%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.34%) JBoss
10 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 42 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.03%) MS Office
3 5 (1.68%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) SPSS
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (5.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.01%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.67%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.34%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.05%) GitHub
2 12 (4.04%) Office 365
3 9 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.34%) Pure360
6 1 (0.34%) Responsys
6 1 (0.34%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.39%) HTTP
2 10 (3.37%) DHCP
2 10 (3.37%) DNS
3 7 (2.36%) SAN
4 6 (2.02%) Kerberos
5 5 (1.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.01%) Intranet
6 3 (1.01%) LAN
6 3 (1.01%) VPN
6 3 (1.01%) WAN
7 1 (0.34%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (39.73%) SQL Server
2 63 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (17.85%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (12.12%) Relational Database
5 35 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (8.08%) MongoDB
8 22 (7.41%) NoSQL
8 22 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (5.39%) MS Access
10 16 (5.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (5.05%) RDBMS
12 14 (4.71%) Oracle Database
13 12 (4.04%) Big Data
13 12 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (3.03%) MySQL
15 7 (2.36%) Ingres
15 7 (2.36%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.74%) Capybara
2 23 (7.74%) Cucumber
2 23 (7.74%) JUnit
3 17 (5.72%) Subversion
4 15 (5.05%) git-flow
4 15 (5.05%) RSpec
5 14 (4.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (3.70%) Maven
7 9 (3.03%) JIRA
8 8 (2.69%) Selenium
8 8 (2.69%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.69%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.36%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.02%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.68%) WATIR
12 3 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.01%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 68 (22.90%) Finance
2 28 (9.43%) Banking
3 19 (6.40%) Marketing
4 17 (5.72%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.05%) Electronics
5 15 (5.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.35%) Retail
7 3 (1.01%) Advertising
7 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Games
8 2 (0.67%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (57.58%) Developer
2 66 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 49 (16.50%) Analyst
4 25 (8.42%) SSIS Developer
5 23 (7.74%) .NET Developer
6 20 (6.73%) Consultant
6 20 (6.73%) Data Analyst
6 20 (6.73%) T-SQL Developer
7 18 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
7 18 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
8 16 (5.39%) VBA Developer
9 14 (4.71%) Access Developer
9 14 (4.71%) DBA
9 14 (4.71%) Oracle Developer
9 14 (4.71%) Ruby Developer
10 13 (4.38%) Access VBA Developer
10 13 (4.38%) SQL DBA
11 12 (4.04%) C# Developer
11 12 (4.04%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 12 (4.04%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (19.19%) .NET
2 50 (16.84%) CSS
2 50 (16.84%) HTML
3 36 (12.12%) ASP.NET
4 20 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (6.73%) Ruby on Rails
4 20 (6.73%) Sass
5 19 (6.40%) AngularJS
6 15 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (5.05%) Dojo
6 15 (5.05%) HTML5
6 15 (5.05%) jQuery
7 14 (4.71%) REST
7 14 (4.71%) WCF
8 13 (4.38%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (4.38%) Spring
8 13 (4.38%) Web Services
8 13 (4.38%) XML
9 11 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 11 (3.70%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.43%) Visualisation
2 22 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.05%) Data Extraction
4 14 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.38%) User Experience
6 7 (2.36%) Clustering
6 7 (2.36%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.36%) Statistics
7 5 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.35%) VLE
9 3 (1.01%) Blog
9 3 (1.01%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.01%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.67%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.67%) NHS
10 2 (0.67%) Physics
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.45%) Unix
2 32 (10.77%) Windows
3 28 (9.43%) Linux
4 16 (5.39%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.05%) Mac OS X
6 10 (3.37%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.03%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.67%) AIX
11 2 (0.67%) Solaris
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (19.53%) ETL
3 51 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (17.17%) Migration
4 37 (12.46%) Data Migration
5 31 (10.44%) MVC
6 27 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 26 (8.75%) SDLC
8 24 (8.08%) Open Source
9 23 (7.74%) Responsive Web Design
9 23 (7.74%) Scrum
9 23 (7.74%) Web Development
10 22 (7.41%) Data Modelling
11 21 (7.07%) Unit Testing
12 18 (6.06%) Data Analysis
13 16 (5.39%) Programme Management
13 16 (5.39%) Web Design
14 15 (5.05%) Configuration Management
14 15 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (5.05%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (21.89%) T-SQL
2 59 (19.87%) JavaScript
3 53 (17.85%) C#
4 40 (13.47%) Java
5 29 (9.76%) Ruby
6 27 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 26 (8.75%) VBA
8 25 (8.42%) PL/SQL
9 20 (6.73%) Python
10 15 (5.05%) Scala
11 14 (4.71%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.36%) VB
13 6 (2.02%) PHP
14 5 (1.68%) R
15 4 (1.35%) VBScript
16 3 (1.01%) C++
16 3 (1.01%) PHP 5
17 2 (0.67%) VC++
18 1 (0.34%) C
18 1 (0.34%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 35 (11.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.03%) Degree
4 7 (2.36%) ISEB
4 7 (2.36%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.69%) QA
2 6 (2.02%) SLA
3 5 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.02%) vSphere
5 5 (1.68%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.35%) XenApp
7 3 (1.01%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.34%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (4.71%) SCCM
2 7 (2.36%) SCOM
3 6 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) Control-M
4 1 (0.34%) DBAmp
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 74 (24.92%) Microsoft
2 43 (14.48%) Oracle
3 21 (7.07%) Teradata
4 20 (6.73%) SAP
5 13 (4.38%) VMware
6 8 (2.69%) Rally
7 6 (2.02%) Cognos
7 6 (2.02%) Nintex
8 4 (1.35%) Blackboard
8 4 (1.35%) HP
8 4 (1.35%) IBM
9 3 (1.01%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.01%) Cisco
9 3 (1.01%) Dell
9 3 (1.01%) Informatica
9 3 (1.01%) Intel Security
9 3 (1.01%) Wyse
9 3 (1.01%) Zend
10 2 (0.67%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.67%) Tableau
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