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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 128 140 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.88% 14.91% 15.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.56% 35.18% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 117 56
Average daily rate
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£370 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
308 398 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.81% 42.39% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 317 125
Average daily rate £375 £345 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 9
Average hourly rate £38.20 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £18.40 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 96 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 66 (25.38%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (23.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (23.46%) Oracle
5 56 (21.54%) Java
6 55 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (20.77%) Finance
8 52 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (18.08%) ETL
10 44 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 43 (16.54%) Microsoft
12 40 (15.38%) MySQL
13 39 (15.00%) .NET
14 37 (14.23%) Linux
15 36 (13.85%) HTML
15 36 (13.85%) Migration
16 35 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
17 31 (11.92%) T-SQL
17 31 (11.92%) Windows
18 30 (11.54%) Data Migration
19 29 (11.15%) Banking
20 28 (10.77%) Data Analysis
20 28 (10.77%) PL/SQL
20 28 (10.77%) C#
20 28 (10.77%) Oracle Database
21 26 (10.00%) Security Cleared
21 26 (10.00%) PHP
21 26 (10.00%) Data Modelling
22 25 (9.62%) JavaScript
23 24 (9.23%) VBA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (8.85%) Apache
1 23 (8.85%) SAS
2 10 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.08%) Confluence
4 7 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.69%) IIS
5 6 (2.31%) MediaWiki
5 6 (2.31%) nginx
6 4 (1.54%) CMS
6 4 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.54%) Drupal
6 4 (1.54%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.15%) LiveCycle
7 3 (1.15%) JBoss
7 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.77%) Lync
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 20 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.62%) MS Project
3 9 (3.46%) MS Office
4 2 (0.77%) SPSS
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.77%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.38%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.38%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
2 1 (0.38%) GitHub
2 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.23%) VPN
1 11 (4.23%) Firewall
1 11 (4.23%) IPsec
2 10 (3.85%) LAN
3 6 (2.31%) WAN
3 6 (2.31%) IPv6
3 6 (2.31%) OSPF
3 6 (2.31%) BGP
3 6 (2.31%) EIGRP
3 6 (2.31%) Network Security
3 6 (2.31%) LDAP
4 5 (1.92%) DHCP
4 5 (1.92%) DNS
5 3 (1.15%) SAN
6 1 (0.38%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) Internet
6 1 (0.38%) AMQP
6 1 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 66 (25.38%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (23.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (15.38%) MySQL
6 35 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (10.77%) Oracle Database
8 23 (8.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (8.46%) MS Access
10 20 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (6.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (5.77%) OLAP
13 13 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (4.62%) Relational Database
15 11 (4.23%) OLAP Cube
16 9 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (3.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 8 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
18 7 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
19 6 (2.31%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 22 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.54%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.23%) PHPUnit
5 8 (3.08%) JIRA
5 8 (3.08%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.69%) Hudson
6 7 (2.69%) Subversion
7 5 (1.92%) Selenium
8 4 (1.54%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.77%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.38%) JUnit
10 1 (0.38%) PVCS
10 1 (0.38%) Toad
10 1 (0.38%) NUnit
10 1 (0.38%) Maven
10 1 (0.38%) MSTest
10 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
General
1 54 (20.77%) Finance
2 29 (11.15%) Banking
3 16 (6.15%) Marketing
4 11 (4.23%) Retail
5 8 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.54%) Legal
8 4 (1.54%) Electronics
8 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 127 (48.85%) Developer
2 66 (25.38%) Analyst
3 39 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 29 (11.15%) DBA
5 26 (10.00%) SQL DBA
6 17 (6.54%) PHP Developer
7 15 (5.77%) Data Analyst
8 14 (5.38%) .NET Developer
9 12 (4.62%) Administrator
9 12 (4.62%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (4.23%) Programmer
11 10 (3.85%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.08%) Analyst Programmer
12 8 (3.08%) Business Developer
12 8 (3.08%) SQL Server DBA
12 8 (3.08%) ETL Developer
12 8 (3.08%) AWS Developer
13 7 (2.69%) Campaign Analyst
13 7 (2.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.00%) .NET
2 36 (13.85%) HTML
3 23 (8.85%) CSS
4 22 (8.46%) ASP.NET
5 20 (7.69%) jQuery
6 14 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (5.38%) HTML5
6 14 (5.38%) J2EE
7 13 (5.00%) XML
8 11 (4.23%) Zend Framework
8 11 (4.23%) Doctrine
9 10 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 10 (3.85%) Web Services
10 8 (3.08%) RESTful
11 6 (2.31%) SOAP
11 6 (2.31%) Spring
12 5 (1.92%) LAMP
12 5 (1.92%) MDX
13 3 (1.15%) Middleware
13 3 (1.15%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.31%) Open Source
3 6 (2.31%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.31%) Wiki
4 5 (1.92%) Clustering
5 4 (1.54%) DTV
5 4 (1.54%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.15%) NHS
7 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.77%) Statistics
7 2 (0.77%) Replication
8 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.38%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.23%) Linux
2 31 (11.92%) Windows
3 17 (6.54%) CentOS
4 7 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.31%) Debian
5 6 (2.31%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.31%) UNIX
6 5 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (18.08%) ETL
4 36 (13.85%) Migration
5 30 (11.54%) Data Migration
6 28 (10.77%) Data Analysis
7 26 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 22 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (7.69%) MVC
10 19 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (6.92%) Software Engineering
12 17 (6.54%) Scrum
12 17 (6.54%) TDD
13 16 (6.15%) Waterfall
14 14 (5.38%) OO
15 13 (5.00%) V-Model
16 12 (4.62%) Analytics
16 12 (4.62%) Mentoring
17 11 (4.23%) Automated Testing
17 11 (4.23%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.54%) Java
2 31 (11.92%) T-SQL
3 28 (10.77%) PL/SQL
3 28 (10.77%) C#
4 26 (10.00%) PHP
5 25 (9.62%) JavaScript
6 24 (9.23%) VBA
7 13 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.46%) Ruby
9 8 (3.08%) VB
10 7 (2.69%) Perl
10 7 (2.69%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.15%) VB6
13 2 (0.77%) Python
13 2 (0.77%) Scala
14 1 (0.38%) R
14 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.08%) Degree
4 7 (2.69%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (2.31%) ISEB
6 4 (1.54%) HND
6 4 (1.54%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.54%) MCITP
6 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.54%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.77%) CCNA
7 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CCNP
8 1 (0.38%) OCA
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.77%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.31%) Samba
3 6 (2.31%) Postfix
3 6 (2.31%) XenServer
3 6 (2.31%) iptables
4 5 (1.92%) vSphere
4 5 (1.92%) XenApp
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.31%) ZABBIX
1 6 (2.31%) Puppet
2 5 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.92%) Salt
3 4 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.77%) SCCM
5 1 (0.38%) SCOM
5 1 (0.38%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (23.46%) Oracle
2 43 (16.54%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 16 (6.15%) Teradata
5 15 (5.77%) VMware
6 14 (5.38%) Citrix
7 12 (4.62%) Zend
8 11 (4.23%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.46%) SAP
10 6 (2.31%) Informatica
10 6 (2.31%) HP
11 5 (1.92%) Wyse
12 4 (1.54%) Adobe
12 4 (1.54%) Red Gate
13 3 (1.15%) Tableau
14 2 (0.77%) Alterian
14 2 (0.77%) Siebel
14 2 (0.77%) NetApp
14 2 (0.77%) Lotus
15 1 (0.38%) CODA
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