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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 59 96 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.55% 20.25% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.88% 35.04% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 66 24
Average daily rate £375 £406 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
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
228 274 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.51% 57.81% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 178 90
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 18
Average hourly rate £44.10 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.55% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.55 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 13 £325 -23.52% 13
Gloucester -10 8 £469 +8.69% 9
Cirencester - 7 £363 -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 38 (31.93%) Finance
1 38 (31.93%) Security Cleared
2 37 (31.09%) Java
3 36 (30.25%) Oracle
4 31 (26.05%) SQL Server
5 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
7 25 (21.01%) XML
7 25 (21.01%) DV Cleared
8 24 (20.17%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (20.17%) Spring
9 22 (18.49%) Scrum
10 20 (16.81%) C#
10 20 (16.81%) PL/SQL
11 19 (15.97%) HTML
11 19 (15.97%) .NET
12 18 (15.13%) Java EE
12 18 (15.13%) Relational Database
13 17 (14.29%) WebSphere
13 17 (14.29%) JSF
13 17 (14.29%) Hibernate
13 17 (14.29%) CSS
13 17 (14.29%) Web Services
14 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
15 15 (12.61%) Linux
15 15 (12.61%) Apache Camel
15 15 (12.61%) JPA
16 14 (11.76%) Oracle Database
16 14 (11.76%) IBM
16 14 (11.76%) Manufacturing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 17 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.24%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.56%) Apache
3 9 (7.56%) Confluence
3 9 (7.56%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (5.88%) Mule
4 7 (5.88%) Mule ESB
5 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.36%) SAS
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.68%) IIS
8 2 (1.68%) WordPress
9 1 (0.84%) Moodle
9 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.52%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.84%) CATIA
3 1 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (8.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.68%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.84%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.40%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.52%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Firewall
1 3 (2.52%) HTTPS
1 3 (2.52%) LAN
1 3 (2.52%) Network Security
1 3 (2.52%) SAN
1 3 (2.52%) SSL
1 3 (2.52%) VPN
1 3 (2.52%) WAN
2 2 (1.68%) SSH
3 1 (0.84%) DHCP
3 1 (0.84%) DNS
3 1 (0.84%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) LDAP
3 1 (0.84%) SMTP
3 1 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.13%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 12 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (10.08%) MySQL
4 12 (10.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (6.72%) Neo4j
6 8 (6.72%) OrientDB
6 8 (6.72%) RDBMS
7 7 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (5.04%) Big Data
9 5 (4.20%) Data Mining
9 5 (4.20%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.52%) Data Mart
11 3 (2.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) JIRA
2 10 (8.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (8.40%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.56%) Bitbucket
3 9 (7.56%) Eclipse
4 8 (6.72%) Maven
5 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.36%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.52%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.52%) Toad
7 3 (2.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.68%) Ant
8 2 (1.68%) FinalBuilder
8 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.68%) JUnit
8 2 (1.68%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 38 (31.93%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 13 (10.92%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.24%) Marketing
5 10 (8.40%) Electronics
6 7 (5.88%) Banking
7 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Advertising
8 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.84%) Military
8 1 (0.84%) Retail
8 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (46.22%) Developer
2 22 (18.49%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.97%) Analyst
4 10 (8.40%) .NET Developer
5 9 (7.56%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.88%) Consultant
7 7 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Integration Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Support Technician
8 6 (5.04%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.01%) XML
2 24 (20.17%) Spring
3 19 (15.97%) .NET
3 19 (15.97%) HTML
4 18 (15.13%) Java EE
5 17 (14.29%) CSS
5 17 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 17 (14.29%) JSF
5 17 (14.29%) Web Services
6 15 (12.61%) Apache Camel
6 15 (12.61%) JPA
7 9 (7.56%) Ajax
7 9 (7.56%) JSP
7 9 (7.56%) RichFaces
7 9 (7.56%) Struts
8 8 (6.72%) EJB
8 8 (6.72%) JSON
9 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 7 (5.88%) Spring Integration
9 7 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.56%) Wiki
3 7 (5.88%) Replication
4 6 (5.04%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (4.20%) Data Extraction
5 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.84%) Clustering
7 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.84%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.84%) NHS
7 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.84%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.61%) Linux
2 13 (10.92%) Windows
3 9 (7.56%) Unix
4 8 (6.72%) AIX
4 8 (6.72%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.52%) Solaris
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.84%) CentOS
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.17%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (18.49%) Scrum
4 12 (10.08%) MVC
4 12 (10.08%) Programme Management
5 11 (9.24%) High Availability
5 11 (9.24%) OO
5 11 (9.24%) Service Delivery
5 11 (9.24%) UML
6 10 (8.40%) Data Modelling
6 10 (8.40%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (8.40%) Migration
6 10 (8.40%) Open Source
7 9 (7.56%) DevOps
7 9 (7.56%) Integration Testing
7 9 (7.56%) ITIL
7 9 (7.56%) OOD
7 9 (7.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
7 9 (7.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.09%) Java
2 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
3 20 (16.81%) C#
3 20 (16.81%) PL/SQL
4 11 (9.24%) Shell Script
4 11 (9.24%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.40%) Ruby
6 9 (7.56%) Scala
7 7 (5.88%) C
8 6 (5.04%) VBScript
9 5 (4.20%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.36%) C++
10 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.52%) XPath
12 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.68%) PHP
12 2 (1.68%) VB
12 2 (1.68%) VB6
12 2 (1.68%) VC++
12 2 (1.68%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 38 (31.93%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.01%) DV Cleared
3 10 (8.40%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) ISEB
4 4 (3.36%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.36%) MCITP
4 4 (3.36%) MCTS
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.52%) CCNA
5 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.52%) MCAD
5 3 (2.52%) MCSD
6 2 (1.68%) Degree
7 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) Basel II
3 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.04%) vSphere
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.84%) Docker
6 1 (0.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.36%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.68%) SCCM
4 1 (0.84%) Ansible
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (30.25%) Oracle
2 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.76%) IBM
4 10 (8.40%) SAP
5 8 (6.72%) Teradata
6 5 (4.20%) Citrix
7 3 (2.52%) Endeca
7 3 (2.52%) HP
7 3 (2.52%) Informatica
7 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.52%) VMware
8 2 (1.68%) Cisco
8 2 (1.68%) Rally
8 2 (1.68%) Tableau
8 2 (1.68%) Telerik
9 1 (0.84%) Dell
9 1 (0.84%) EMC
9 1 (0.84%) RedGate
9 1 (0.84%) Sage
9 1 (0.84%) Twitter
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