The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Gloucestershire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 58 33 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.66% 13.64% 20.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.62% 38.37% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 75
Average daily rate
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£384 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £302 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £57.00 £54.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% +162.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
210 86 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.85% 35.54% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 55 131
Average daily rate £390 £365 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 20
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £14.98 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
South West

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -1 21 £421 +27.36% 13
Gloucester -6 16 £425 -3.40% 10
Cirencester - 6 £228 - 2
Stroud - - - - 3
Tetbury - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 36 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 32 (34.78%) .NET
3 29 (31.52%) Oracle
4 27 (29.35%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (27.17%) Security Cleared
6 24 (26.09%) Finance
7 23 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET
8 21 (22.83%) PL/SQL
9 20 (21.74%) T-SQL
9 20 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (20.65%) C#
11 16 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (16.30%) Oracle Database
12 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
13 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (14.13%) Windows
14 13 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (13.04%) Relational Database
15 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
15 12 (13.04%) Informatica
16 11 (11.96%) ETL
16 11 (11.96%) DV Cleared
17 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (10.87%) Data Analysis
17 10 (10.87%) VB.NET
18 8 (8.70%) VBA
18 8 (8.70%) HTML
18 8 (8.70%) Business Objects
18 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (5.43%) SAS
1 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) Mule
2 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Documentum
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Office
3 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.26%) MS Project
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.09%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.09%) ENOVIA
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.09%) PaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Internet
2 4 (4.35%) SAN
3 2 (2.17%) LDAP
3 2 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.09%) NAS
4 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (16.30%) Oracle Database
6 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (13.04%) Relational Database
8 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (7.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (7.61%) RDBMS
11 6 (6.52%) OLAP
12 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (4.35%) DTS
13 4 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (3.26%) Xcelsius
14 3 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Subversion
1 5 (5.43%) ClearCase
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.26%) Selenium
3 3 (3.26%) JUnit
3 3 (3.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.17%) PVCS
4 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.17%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.09%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.09%) Toad
5 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.43%) Marketing
4 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Billing
5 3 (3.26%) Electronics
6 2 (2.17%) Legal
6 2 (2.17%) Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (41.30%) Developer
2 13 (14.13%) Analyst
3 11 (11.96%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.96%) SQL Developer
4 8 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) DBA
6 6 (6.52%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.43%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Tester
8 4 (4.35%) Business Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.78%) .NET
2 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.70%) HTML
4 6 (6.52%) Web Services
5 5 (5.43%) Silverlight
5 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.35%) CSS
6 4 (4.35%) Ajax
7 3 (3.26%) WPF
7 3 (3.26%) XML
8 2 (2.17%) Middleware
8 2 (2.17%) jQuery
8 2 (2.17%) HTML5
9 1 (1.09%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.09%) REST
9 1 (1.09%) Visualforce
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.09%) Drools
9 1 (1.09%) JPA
9 1 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Replication
1 5 (5.43%) Clustering
2 3 (3.26%) SCADA
2 3 (3.26%) DTV
3 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) iSeries
4 1 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Linux
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.26%) UNIX
5 2 (2.17%) Solaris
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (11.96%) ETL
4 10 (10.87%) Data Analysis
5 7 (7.61%) Migration
5 7 (7.61%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.52%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.43%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (5.43%) Release Management
7 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.35%) Validation
8 4 (4.35%) Data Validation
8 4 (4.35%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.26%) Data Mapping
9 3 (3.26%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.26%) Workflow
9 3 (3.26%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.26%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) PL/SQL
2 20 (21.74%) T-SQL
3 19 (20.65%) C#
4 10 (10.87%) VB.NET
5 8 (8.70%) VBA
6 7 (7.61%) Java
6 7 (7.61%) Perl
7 5 (5.43%) VBScript
7 5 (5.43%) VB
8 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.35%) Ruby
8 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.26%) VB6
9 3 (3.26%) C++
9 3 (3.26%) Python
10 2 (2.17%) PHP
11 1 (1.09%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.09%) XPath
11 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.96%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) ISEB
4 4 (4.35%) Degree
4 4 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.17%) MCSE
6 2 (2.17%) MCP
6 2 (2.17%) HNC
6 2 (2.17%) HND
7 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.09%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) ISA Server
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.09%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
1 3 (3.26%) SCOM
1 3 (3.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.17%) WSUS
2 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (31.52%) Oracle
2 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.04%) Informatica
4 8 (8.70%) Business Objects
5 7 (7.61%) VMware
6 5 (5.43%) Sybase
7 4 (4.35%) SAP
7 4 (4.35%) NetApp
8 3 (3.26%) Altiris
8 3 (3.26%) Citrix
8 3 (3.26%) HP
8 3 (3.26%) JBoss
9 2 (2.17%) Cognos
9 2 (2.17%) Sun
9 2 (2.17%) IBM
9 2 (2.17%) webMethods
9 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.09%) Teradata
10 1 (1.09%) Capita
10 1 (1.09%) Brocade
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Yoh
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago