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 6 March 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
6 Mar 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 149 120 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.63% 14.23% 18.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.48% 38.34% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 88 73
Average daily rate
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£380 £306 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.08% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £412 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £26.98
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -1.39%
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
335 313 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.64% 37.13% 36.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 240 145
Average daily rate £390 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.72 £42.50 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 85 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 76 (25.33%) Oracle
3 69 (23.00%) Java
4 64 (21.33%) Microsoft
5 62 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (20.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (19.67%) .NET
7 53 (17.67%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (15.33%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (15.33%) Security Cleared
9 44 (14.67%) ETL
10 43 (14.33%) Linux
11 42 (14.00%) MySQL
11 42 (14.00%) Finance
12 40 (13.33%) Oracle Database
13 38 (12.67%) PL/SQL
14 36 (12.00%) HTML
15 35 (11.67%) Windows
16 34 (11.33%) Data Analysis
17 33 (11.00%) Data Modelling
17 33 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 32 (10.67%) Migration
19 29 (9.67%) PHP
20 28 (9.33%) C#
20 28 (9.33%) Software Engineering
21 27 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (8.67%) SC Cleared
22 26 (8.67%) T-SQL
23 25 (8.33%) ASP.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 25 (8.33%) Apache
2 24 (8.00%) SAS
3 19 (6.33%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (4.67%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (4.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (4.00%) Lync
7 9 (3.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.33%) IIS
8 7 (2.33%) Confluence
9 6 (2.00%) nginx
9 6 (2.00%) MediaWiki
10 5 (1.67%) JBoss
11 3 (1.00%) LiveCycle
12 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.33%) MS Project
3 9 (3.00%) MS Office
4 3 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
6 1 (0.33%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (4.67%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (4.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.00%) Agresso
3 3 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.33%) Unica Affinium
4 1 (0.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) PaaS
3 1 (0.33%) GitHub
3 1 (0.33%) IaaS
3 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.00%) Firewall
2 11 (3.67%) IPsec
2 11 (3.67%) VPN
2 11 (3.67%) LAN
3 8 (2.67%) LDAP
4 7 (2.33%) WAN
5 6 (2.00%) IPv6
5 6 (2.00%) OSPF
5 6 (2.00%) BGP
5 6 (2.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (2.00%) Network Security
6 5 (1.67%) DHCP
6 5 (1.67%) DNS
7 2 (0.67%) 3G
7 2 (0.67%) 2G
7 2 (0.67%) SAN
7 2 (0.67%) LTE
7 2 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.33%) AMQP
8 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 62 (20.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (17.67%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (14.00%) MySQL
6 40 (13.33%) Oracle Database
7 33 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (7.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (6.00%) MS Access
11 17 (5.67%) Relational Database
12 16 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (4.67%) OLAP
14 12 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
15 9 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (2.67%) MongoDB
16 8 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
17 7 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 15 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.67%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (3.67%) PHPUnit
6 8 (2.67%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.67%) Hudson
6 8 (2.67%) PVCS
7 7 (2.33%) Subversion
7 7 (2.33%) Selenium
7 7 (2.33%) JIRA
8 5 (1.67%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.33%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.00%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.67%) Maven
11 2 (0.67%) JUnit
11 2 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 42 (14.00%) Finance
2 21 (7.00%) Banking
3 15 (5.00%) Marketing
4 6 (2.00%) Retail
4 6 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.00%) Legal
6 3 (1.00%) Electronics
7 2 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 128 (42.67%) Developer
2 69 (23.00%) Analyst
3 31 (10.33%) SQL Developer
4 30 (10.00%) DBA
5 27 (9.00%) SQL DBA
6 19 (6.33%) Architect
7 17 (5.67%) PHP Developer
8 15 (5.00%) Programmer
8 15 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 14 (4.67%) Java Developer
10 13 (4.33%) Consultant
11 12 (4.00%) Administrator
11 12 (4.00%) .NET Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Oracle Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (3.67%) Analyst Programmer
12 11 (3.67%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.00%) Business Developer
13 9 (3.00%) SQL Server DBA
13 9 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (19.67%) .NET
2 36 (12.00%) HTML
3 25 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 23 (7.67%) CSS
5 19 (6.33%) jQuery
6 15 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (4.67%) HTML5
7 14 (4.67%) RESTful
7 14 (4.67%) Web Services
8 13 (4.33%) J2EE
9 12 (4.00%) XML
10 11 (3.67%) Middleware
10 11 (3.67%) Spring
10 11 (3.67%) Zend Framework
10 11 (3.67%) Application Packaging
10 11 (3.67%) Doctrine
11 10 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 10 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (2.00%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.33%) Open Source
3 16 (5.33%) Clustering
4 9 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.33%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.00%) Wiki
7 5 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.33%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.00%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.00%) DTV
10 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.67%) Replication
10 2 (0.67%) Statistics
10 2 (0.67%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.33%) User Experience
11 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.33%) Linux
2 35 (11.67%) Windows
3 17 (5.67%) CentOS
4 13 (4.33%) UNIX
5 7 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.00%) Debian
6 6 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.33%) Solaris
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (15.33%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (14.67%) ETL
4 34 (11.33%) Data Analysis
5 33 (11.00%) Data Modelling
6 32 (10.67%) Migration
7 28 (9.33%) Software Engineering
8 27 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 23 (7.67%) Scrum
10 23 (7.67%) TDD
10 23 (7.67%) CRM
11 22 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (6.33%) Waterfall
13 18 (6.00%) MVC
14 16 (5.33%) V-Model
15 15 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (4.67%) Test Scripting
17 13 (4.33%) Mentoring
18 12 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 69 (23.00%) Java
2 38 (12.67%) PL/SQL
3 29 (9.67%) PHP
4 28 (9.33%) C#
5 26 (8.67%) T-SQL
6 23 (7.67%) JavaScript
7 21 (7.00%) VBA
8 13 (4.33%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.00%) Perl
9 9 (3.00%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.67%) Ruby
11 7 (2.33%) VB
12 4 (1.33%) Python
12 4 (1.33%) Scala
13 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.00%) VB6
14 1 (0.33%) PHP5
14 1 (0.33%) R
14 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (15.33%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.67%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.00%) ISEB
4 8 (2.67%) Degree
5 6 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.00%) HND
5 6 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.33%) MCITP
6 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.33%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.00%) Siebel Certification
7 3 (1.00%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.67%) CCNA
8 2 (0.67%) VCP4
8 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CCNP
9 1 (0.33%) OCA
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 22 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.00%) Postfix
4 6 (2.00%) XenApp
4 6 (2.00%) XenServer
4 6 (2.00%) Samba
5 5 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.00%) ZABBIX
1 6 (2.00%) Puppet
2 5 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.67%) Salt
3 3 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.67%) WSUS
4 2 (0.67%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.33%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 76 (25.33%) Oracle
2 64 (21.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.00%) Teradata
4 16 (5.33%) VMware
5 14 (4.67%) Business Objects
6 13 (4.33%) Citrix
6 13 (4.33%) Red Hat
6 13 (4.33%) Zend
7 9 (3.00%) SAP
8 7 (2.33%) Siebel
8 7 (2.33%) Tableau
9 6 (2.00%) Open Text
9 6 (2.00%) Informatica
10 5 (1.67%) Wyse
10 5 (1.67%) HP
11 4 (1.33%) Adobe
11 4 (1.33%) Red Gate
12 3 (1.00%) IBM
13 2 (0.67%) NetApp
13 2 (0.67%) Lotus
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