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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 128 64 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.02% 10.58% 17.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.89% 32.49% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 45 95
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£366 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £45.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.15 £45.00 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
347 197 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.01% 32.56% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 140 192
Average daily rate £375 £318 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.60 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 91 (34.08%) Finance
2 65 (24.34%) SQL Server
3 48 (17.98%) .NET
4 47 (17.60%) MS Excel
5 46 (17.23%) Java
6 45 (16.85%) C#
7 44 (16.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (16.10%) T-SQL
9 40 (14.98%) Banking
10 38 (14.23%) Oracle
11 37 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (11.99%) Microsoft
12 32 (11.99%) Linux
12 32 (11.99%) Relational Database
13 31 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (11.61%) ASP.NET
14 30 (11.24%) ETL
14 30 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 29 (10.86%) MySQL
16 28 (10.49%) VBA
16 28 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (10.49%) Teradata
17 27 (10.11%) SAS
18 25 (9.36%) Scrum
19 24 (8.99%) Marketing
19 24 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (8.61%) Data Analysis
21 22 (8.24%) HTML
21 22 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (10.11%) SAS
2 15 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.12%) Apache
4 10 (3.75%) nginx
4 10 (3.75%) Confluence
4 10 (3.75%) MediaWiki
5 5 (1.87%) IIS
6 4 (1.50%) CMS
6 4 (1.50%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.75%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.37%) Lync
9 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.24%) MS Visio
3 12 (4.49%) MS Project
4 11 (4.12%) MS Office
5 9 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (2.25%) SPSS
7 1 (0.37%) CATIA
7 1 (0.37%) Windchill
7 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.12%) Agresso
4 3 (1.12%) Magento
4 3 (1.12%) Shopify
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.37%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.87%) WAN
2 12 (4.49%) LAN
3 11 (4.12%) LDAP
4 10 (3.75%) VPN
4 10 (3.75%) IPv6
4 10 (3.75%) OSPF
4 10 (3.75%) BGP
4 10 (3.75%) EIGRP
4 10 (3.75%) Firewall
4 10 (3.75%) IPsec
4 10 (3.75%) Network Security
5 2 (0.75%) NAS
5 2 (0.75%) SAN
6 1 (0.37%) Intranet
6 1 (0.37%) 3G
6 1 (0.37%) SSL
6 1 (0.37%) 2G
6 1 (0.37%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.37%) Telnet
6 1 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (24.34%) SQL Server
2 44 (16.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (11.99%) Relational Database
4 31 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (10.86%) MySQL
7 28 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (7.12%) MS Access
10 12 (4.49%) OLAP
11 10 (3.75%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (3.75%) Oracle Database
12 9 (3.37%) Oracle Discoverer
13 8 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (2.62%) Data Mining
15 5 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (1.87%) Hazelcast
15 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (8.24%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.99%) Cucumber
3 12 (4.49%) Hudson
3 12 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.75%) Subversion
4 10 (3.75%) JIRA
5 9 (3.37%) Selenium
5 9 (3.37%) FitNesse
6 7 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.75%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.75%) Maven
7 2 (0.75%) JUnit
7 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.37%) Introscope
8 1 (0.37%) WATIR
8 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 91 (34.08%) Finance
2 40 (14.98%) Banking
3 24 (8.99%) Marketing
4 15 (5.62%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.49%) Retail
6 10 (3.75%) Electronics
7 5 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 124 (46.44%) Developer
2 74 (27.72%) Analyst
3 27 (10.11%) Data Analyst
4 25 (9.36%) SQL Developer
5 20 (7.49%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.99%) Java Developer
6 16 (5.99%) .NET Developer
7 15 (5.62%) C# Developer
7 15 (5.62%) MI Analyst
8 13 (4.87%) Business Developer
8 13 (4.87%) Consultant
9 11 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (3.37%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (3.37%) Tester
10 9 (3.37%) Database Developer
10 9 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.00%) Administrator
11 8 (3.00%) Senior Developer
12 7 (2.62%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (17.98%) .NET
2 31 (11.61%) ASP.NET
3 22 (8.24%) HTML
4 21 (7.87%) Web Services
5 20 (7.49%) CSS
6 19 (7.12%) jQuery
7 13 (4.87%) RESTful
8 12 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (3.75%) LAMP
10 9 (3.37%) XML
10 9 (3.37%) Spring
10 9 (3.37%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (1.87%) JSON
13 4 (1.50%) MDX
13 4 (1.50%) HTML5
13 4 (1.50%) Middleware
13 4 (1.50%) CSS3
13 4 (1.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.75%) DTV
2 10 (3.75%) Wiki
3 8 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.50%) Replication
5 4 (1.50%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.12%) User Experience
7 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.75%) Clustering
7 2 (0.75%) GIS
7 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.37%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.37%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.99%) Linux
2 21 (7.87%) Windows
3 14 (5.24%) UNIX
4 13 (4.87%) Ubuntu
5 10 (3.75%) CentOS
5 10 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.75%) Debian
6 4 (1.50%) Fedora
7 3 (1.12%) Solaris
8 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (11.24%) ETL
3 25 (9.36%) Scrum
4 24 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (8.61%) Data Analysis
6 20 (7.49%) Migration
6 20 (7.49%) Business Analysis
7 19 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (6.74%) Data Modelling
8 18 (6.74%) Software Engineering
9 16 (5.99%) MVC
10 15 (5.62%) PRINCE2
10 15 (5.62%) Data Migration
11 13 (4.87%) Project Management
12 12 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.49%) Validation
12 12 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (4.12%) Test Automation
14 10 (3.75%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.23%) Java
2 45 (16.85%) C#
3 43 (16.10%) T-SQL
4 28 (10.49%) VBA
5 21 (7.87%) PHP
5 21 (7.87%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.99%) PL/SQL
7 13 (4.87%) Perl
8 12 (4.49%) Ruby
9 11 (4.12%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.00%) VB
11 6 (2.25%) PHP5
12 5 (1.87%) C
12 5 (1.87%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.12%) Python
14 2 (0.75%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.75%) C++
15 1 (0.37%) SAS Macro
15 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (5.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.49%) Degree
2 12 (4.49%) ISEB
3 9 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.62%) HND
5 6 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.75%) OCA
8 1 (0.37%) HNC
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) MCSE
8 1 (0.37%) MCSA
8 1 (0.37%) CCNA
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) HL7
2 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (4.12%) Postfix
2 10 (3.75%) XenServer
2 10 (3.75%) Samba
3 4 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (3.75%) ZABBIX
1 10 (3.75%) Puppet
2 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.12%) Salt
2 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.37%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.37%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 38 (14.23%) Oracle
2 32 (11.99%) Microsoft
3 28 (10.49%) Teradata
4 21 (7.87%) Business Objects
5 15 (5.62%) Red Hat
6 13 (4.87%) Citrix
6 13 (4.87%) SAP
6 13 (4.87%) VMware
7 9 (3.37%) Casewise
8 6 (2.25%) Zend
9 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.75%) Informatica
9 2 (0.75%) Remedy
9 2 (0.75%) HP
9 2 (0.75%) Cisco
9 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.37%) Cerner
10 1 (0.37%) CA
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