The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 86 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.83% 12.89% 11.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.73% 46.25% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 19 31
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -65.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
255 80 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 49.90% 27.87% 65.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 40 139
Average daily rate £450 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £263 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 35
Average hourly rate £41.00 £22.63 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.19% -39.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £14.33 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Gloucestershire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Gloucestershire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +2 27 £440 +15.03% 15
Gloucester 0 26 £450 +12.50% 12
Cirencester -1 3 £338 - 4
Tewkesbury - 3 - - 1
Wotton-under-Edge - - - - 2
Dursley - - - -
Stroud - - - - 1
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 76 (43.18%) Oracle
2 62 (35.23%) PL/SQL
3 60 (34.09%) Security Cleared
4 56 (31.82%) DV Cleared
5 41 (23.30%) Oracle Database
6 40 (22.73%) Java
7 38 (21.59%) XML
8 36 (20.45%) Finance
9 34 (19.32%) SQL Server
10 33 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (18.18%) HTML
12 31 (17.61%) .NET
12 31 (17.61%) JavaScript
12 31 (17.61%) Hibernate
13 30 (17.05%) Web Services
14 26 (14.77%) Business Objects
15 25 (14.20%) T-SQL
16 24 (13.64%) C#
16 24 (13.64%) C++
16 24 (13.64%) CSS
17 23 (13.07%) J2EE
17 23 (13.07%) UNIX
18 21 (11.93%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
19 20 (11.36%) jQuery
20 19 (10.80%) Banking
21 18 (10.23%) Release Management
22 17 (9.66%) Microsoft
22 17 (9.66%) Workflow

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (6.82%) JBoss
2 8 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.41%) IIS
4 4 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.57%) SAS
6 1 (0.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.98%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) SAN
1 2 (1.14%) Internet
1 2 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (0.57%) SSL
2 1 (0.57%) LAN
2 1 (0.57%) WAN
2 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.30%) Oracle Database
2 34 (19.32%) SQL Server
3 21 (11.93%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (7.39%) Oracle BI EE
4 13 (7.39%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 11 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
6 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (5.11%) BusinessObjects XI
7 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.98%) MySQL
9 6 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (6.82%) JUnit
2 12 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.82%) SoapUI
3 11 (6.25%) Subversion
3 11 (6.25%) Toad
3 11 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (6.25%) ClearCase
4 9 (5.11%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.41%) Maven
7 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.70%) JIRA
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.57%) ERwin
9 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.57%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.57%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.57%) Mockito
General
1 36 (20.45%) Finance
2 19 (10.80%) Banking
3 13 (7.39%) Retail
4 8 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.41%) Marketing
6 4 (2.27%) Electronics
6 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 115 (65.34%) Developer
2 31 (17.61%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.93%) Senior Developer
3 21 (11.93%) Oracle Developer
4 20 (11.36%) DBA
5 18 (10.23%) C++ Developer
5 18 (10.23%) Analyst
6 17 (9.66%) Oracle DBA
7 15 (8.52%) .NET Developer
8 14 (7.95%) SQL Developer
9 9 (5.11%) C++/Java Developer
9 9 (5.11%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 9 (5.11%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.11%) Consultant
10 8 (4.55%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.41%) OBIEE Developer
12 6 (3.41%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.59%) XML
2 32 (18.18%) HTML
3 31 (17.61%) .NET
3 31 (17.61%) Hibernate
4 30 (17.05%) Web Services
5 24 (13.64%) CSS
6 23 (13.07%) J2EE
7 20 (11.36%) jQuery
8 17 (9.66%) Spring
9 15 (8.52%) JSF
9 15 (8.52%) ASP.NET
10 14 (7.95%) JPA
11 12 (6.82%) EJB
11 12 (6.82%) JAXB
11 12 (6.82%) EJB 3.0
12 9 (5.11%) Ajax
12 9 (5.11%) JSP
12 9 (5.11%) PrimeFaces
12 9 (5.11%) JAX-RS
13 8 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.27%) DTV
2 4 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (2.27%) Graphic Design
3 3 (1.70%) N-Tier
3 3 (1.70%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.14%) PDA
5 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.57%) Clustering
5 1 (0.57%) Replication
5 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.07%) UNIX
2 14 (7.95%) Linux
3 13 (7.39%) Windows
4 4 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (10.23%) Release Management
3 17 (9.66%) Workflow
4 14 (7.95%) OO
4 14 (7.95%) Scrum
5 13 (7.39%) Business Analysis
6 12 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 11 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (5.68%) MVC
8 10 (5.68%) Software Testing
9 9 (5.11%) Data Analysis
9 9 (5.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (5.11%) ITIL
10 8 (4.55%) ETL
10 8 (4.55%) TDD
11 7 (3.98%) Data Modelling
12 6 (3.41%) BDD
12 6 (3.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (35.23%) PL/SQL
2 40 (22.73%) Java
3 31 (17.61%) JavaScript
4 25 (14.20%) T-SQL
5 24 (13.64%) C#
5 24 (13.64%) C++
6 15 (8.52%) Python
7 12 (6.82%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.25%) Ruby
8 11 (6.25%) Perl
9 10 (5.68%) C
9 10 (5.68%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.98%) VBA
11 6 (3.41%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.84%) PHP
12 5 (2.84%) VB
13 3 (1.70%) VBScript
14 1 (0.57%) XPath
14 1 (0.57%) VB6
14 1 (0.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 60 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 56 (31.82%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.70%) Degree
4 3 (1.70%) MCSE
4 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.14%) MCP
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.57%) MCITP
6 1 (0.57%) MCTS
6 1 (0.57%) MCSA
6 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.55%) Shibboleth
2 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.14%) XenApp
3 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) SCCM
2 1 (0.57%) Netcool
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (43.18%) Oracle
2 26 (14.77%) Business Objects
3 17 (9.66%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.55%) IBM
4 8 (4.55%) Infoflex
5 7 (3.98%) Teradata
6 5 (2.84%) Informatica
7 4 (2.27%) SAP
8 3 (1.70%) VMware
8 3 (1.70%) Citrix
9 2 (1.14%) Tableau
9 2 (1.14%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.14%) HP
9 2 (1.14%) NetApp
9 2 (1.14%) Cognos
10 1 (0.57%) Capita
10 1 (0.57%) McAfee
10 1 (0.57%) Progress
10 1 (0.57%) Veritas
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