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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West / Bristol
Rank 9 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 97 164 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.69% 18.47% 18.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.49% 52.23% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 127 127
Median daily rate £338 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £457 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £22.66 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.46% -52.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.61% -24.93%

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
308 314 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.11% 35.36% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 216 269
Median daily rate £360 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 6
Median hourly rate £44.00 £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 67 (37.64%) SQL Server
2 53 (29.78%) Finance
3 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (19.10%) Java
5 33 (18.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (17.98%) Oracle
7 29 (16.29%) .NET
8 28 (15.73%) Microsoft
9 27 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (14.61%) T-SQL
11 24 (13.48%) JavaScript
11 24 (13.48%) C#
11 24 (13.48%) Windows
12 21 (11.80%) Unix
12 21 (11.80%) MS Excel
13 19 (10.67%) Marketing
14 18 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (10.11%) Linux
14 18 (10.11%) HTML
14 18 (10.11%) ETL
14 18 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (9.55%) Data Analysis
16 16 (8.99%) Git (software)
17 15 (8.43%) REST
17 15 (8.43%) Analytics
17 15 (8.43%) PL/SQL
17 15 (8.43%) SAP
17 15 (8.43%) CSS
18 14 (7.87%) SOAP
18 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills

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 12 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.62%) SAS
3 7 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.37%) IIS
5 5 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.25%) Confluence
6 4 (2.25%) OpenROAD
6 4 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.69%) Apache
7 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) CMS
8 2 (1.12%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.25%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (1.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.69%) GitHub
3 3 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.56%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.06%) SAN
2 7 (3.93%) Internet
3 6 (3.37%) HTTP
4 2 (1.12%) LDAP
5 1 (0.56%) NAS
5 1 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.56%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.56%) SSH
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (37.64%) SQL Server
2 33 (18.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (7.30%) Oracle Database
4 13 (7.30%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (6.74%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (6.74%) Ingres
6 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (5.06%) QlikView
7 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (3.93%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.37%) MS Access
9 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.81%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (2.25%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.06%) Cucumber
2 9 (5.06%) Selenium
2 9 (5.06%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.49%) JIRA
3 8 (4.49%) JMeter
4 7 (3.93%) Selenium IDE
4 7 (3.93%) WebDriver
5 6 (3.37%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.81%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.25%) JUnit
7 4 (2.25%) Subversion
8 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.69%) GoCD
8 3 (1.69%) Maven
8 3 (1.69%) PeopleTools
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.12%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.12%) Capybara
9 2 (1.12%) git-flow
General
1 53 (29.78%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Marketing
3 13 (7.30%) Retail
4 11 (6.18%) Banking
5 9 (5.06%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.93%) Electronics
6 7 (3.93%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.93%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 80 (44.94%) Developer
2 39 (21.91%) Analyst
3 31 (17.42%) SQL Developer
4 15 (8.43%) DBA
4 15 (8.43%) Java Developer
5 13 (7.30%) SQL DBA
6 12 (6.74%) SQL Analyst
7 10 (5.62%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.06%) Data Analyst
8 9 (5.06%) SSIS Developer
9 8 (4.49%) Administrator
9 8 (4.49%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) Insight Analyst
10 7 (3.93%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Tester
11 6 (3.37%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.37%) QlikView Developer
11 6 (3.37%) SQL Data Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.29%) .NET
2 18 (10.11%) HTML
3 15 (8.43%) CSS
3 15 (8.43%) REST
4 14 (7.87%) SOAP
5 13 (7.30%) Spring
5 13 (7.30%) Web Services
6 12 (6.74%) AngularJS
7 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET
8 9 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (5.06%) HTML5
9 8 (4.49%) WCF
10 7 (3.93%) XML
11 5 (2.81%) jQuery
11 5 (2.81%) JSON
11 5 (2.81%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (2.25%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.25%) CSS3
12 4 (2.25%) React
12 4 (2.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.62%) Data Structures
3 9 (5.06%) Clustering
4 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) FMCG
7 2 (1.12%) Replication
7 2 (1.12%) User Experience
8 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
8 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.56%) iPad
8 1 (0.56%) iPhone
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.48%) Windows
2 21 (11.80%) Unix
3 18 (10.11%) Linux
4 8 (4.49%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.69%) AIX
6 3 (1.69%) Android
7 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (10.11%) ETL
4 17 (9.55%) Data Analysis
5 15 (8.43%) Analytics
6 14 (7.87%) Unit Testing
7 13 (7.30%) MVC
7 13 (7.30%) TDD
8 12 (6.74%) Migration
9 11 (6.18%) CRM
10 10 (5.62%) Data Management
10 10 (5.62%) Data Migration
10 10 (5.62%) Data Modelling
10 10 (5.62%) Direct Marketing
11 9 (5.06%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.06%) ITIL
11 9 (5.06%) Project Management
11 9 (5.06%) SQL Optimisation
11 9 (5.06%) Test Scripting
12 8 (4.49%) Data Encryption
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.10%) Java
2 26 (14.61%) T-SQL
3 24 (13.48%) C#
3 24 (13.48%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.43%) PL/SQL
5 11 (6.18%) Shell Script
6 10 (5.62%) Python
7 8 (4.49%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.93%) C++
8 7 (3.93%) Scala
8 7 (3.93%) VBA
9 5 (2.81%) VC++
10 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.69%) PHP
10 3 (1.69%) Ruby
11 2 (1.12%) PeopleCode
11 2 (1.12%) Perl
11 2 (1.12%) SQR
11 2 (1.12%) VB
11 2 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.49%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.93%) Degree
4 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) HNC
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) SDET
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.25%) Docker
2 4 (2.25%) LXC
3 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (2.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (17.98%) Oracle
2 28 (15.73%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.43%) SAP
4 11 (6.18%) Teradata
5 3 (1.69%) IBM
5 3 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.12%) Tableau
6 2 (1.12%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) Intel
7 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.56%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.56%) Percona
7 1 (0.56%) Remedy
7 1 (0.56%) Sonatype
7 1 (0.56%) Splunk
7 1 (0.56%) Telerik
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