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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 105 55 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.48% 12.47% 15.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.34% 27.23% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 24 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £240 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £57.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £27.41
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.79%
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
248 202 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.10% 45.80% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 99 57
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.09% +15.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Gloucester +13 31 £385 -3.75% 12
Cheltenham 0 30 £375 -10.97% 9
Cirencester +2 2 £300 +31.86% 2
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 66 (33.00%) Security Cleared
2 65 (32.50%) SQL Server
3 61 (30.50%) Oracle
4 59 (29.50%) Finance
5 58 (29.00%) HTML
6 57 (28.50%) C#
6 57 (28.50%) DV Cleared
7 55 (27.50%) .NET
8 51 (25.50%) Java
9 48 (24.00%) ASP.NET
10 45 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (21.00%) JavaScript
12 40 (20.00%) PL/SQL
12 40 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (19.50%) XML
14 37 (18.50%) Web Services
15 31 (15.50%) C++
16 28 (14.00%) MVC
16 28 (14.00%) CSS
16 28 (14.00%) Python
16 28 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (13.50%) T-SQL
18 26 (13.00%) Hibernate
19 24 (12.00%) Degree
19 24 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
20 22 (11.00%) Microsoft
20 22 (11.00%) TDD
20 22 (11.00%) Oracle Database
21 21 (10.50%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (10.50%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (7.50%) JBoss
2 10 (5.00%) SAS
2 10 (5.00%) IIS
3 7 (3.50%) Mule
4 5 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.00%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) SPSS
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.50%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (3.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.50%) Agresso
3 3 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.50%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.50%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.50%) DHCP
1 3 (1.50%) DNS
2 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
4 22 (11.00%) Oracle Database
5 21 (10.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (8.50%) MongoDB
7 14 (7.00%) MySQL
8 13 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (6.00%) BusinessObjects XI
10 11 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (5.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (5.50%) Oracle9i Database
10 11 (5.50%) Relational Database
11 8 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 7 (3.50%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (3.50%) Couchbase
12 7 (3.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (6.50%) JIRA
3 12 (6.00%) SoapUI
4 11 (5.50%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (4.50%) Visual Studio
7 8 (4.00%) JMeter
7 8 (4.00%) NUnit
7 8 (4.00%) JBehave
7 8 (4.00%) MSTest
7 8 (4.00%) Selenium
8 6 (3.00%) Maven
8 6 (3.00%) LoadRunner
8 6 (3.00%) JUnit
8 6 (3.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.00%) ERwin
9 4 (2.00%) Mockito
10 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.50%) Hudson
General
1 59 (29.50%) Finance
2 9 (4.50%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.00%) Marketing
4 7 (3.50%) Banking
4 7 (3.50%) Electronics
4 7 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 117 (58.50%) Developer
2 33 (16.50%) Analyst
3 31 (15.50%) Java Developer
3 31 (15.50%) .NET Developer
4 16 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 14 (7.00%) C# Developer
6 12 (6.00%) Consultant
6 12 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (5.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 10 (5.00%) DBA
8 10 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 9 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 8 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
11 7 (3.50%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (29.00%) HTML
2 55 (27.50%) .NET
3 48 (24.00%) ASP.NET
4 39 (19.50%) XML
5 37 (18.50%) Web Services
6 28 (14.00%) CSS
7 26 (13.00%) Hibernate
8 21 (10.50%) .NET Framework
8 21 (10.50%) J2EE
9 19 (9.50%) JPA
10 18 (9.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (8.00%) JSF
13 12 (6.00%) JAXB
13 12 (6.00%) EJB
13 12 (6.00%) EJB 3.0
14 11 (5.50%) jQuery
14 11 (5.50%) Spring
15 10 (5.00%) WCF
16 9 (4.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.00%) Mathematics
3 11 (5.50%) NHS
4 7 (3.50%) DTV
5 4 (2.00%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.50%) Clustering
6 3 (1.50%) Statistics
6 3 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.00%) AS400
7 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
8 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.50%) Windows
2 17 (8.50%) UNIX
3 14 (7.00%) Linux
4 9 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.00%) MVC
4 22 (11.00%) TDD
5 21 (10.50%) Scrum
6 17 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (6.50%) BDD
9 12 (6.00%) ITIL
9 12 (6.00%) SDLC
10 10 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
10 10 (5.00%) Integration Testing
11 8 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
11 8 (4.00%) Data Protection
11 8 (4.00%) Data Analysis
11 8 (4.00%) Business Analysis
11 8 (4.00%) Migration
11 8 (4.00%) CRM
11 8 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.50%) C#
2 51 (25.50%) Java
3 42 (21.00%) JavaScript
4 40 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 31 (15.50%) C++
6 28 (14.00%) Python
7 27 (13.50%) T-SQL
8 17 (8.50%) Shell Script
9 14 (7.00%) VB.NET
10 10 (5.00%) C
10 10 (5.00%) VB
11 9 (4.50%) VB6
12 8 (4.00%) Perl
13 5 (2.50%) Ruby
13 5 (2.50%) VBA
14 4 (2.00%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.50%) VC++
15 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.00%) XAML
17 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (33.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (28.50%) DV Cleared
3 24 (12.00%) Degree
4 16 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.50%) ISEB
6 7 (3.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.00%) HNC
8 4 (2.00%) HND
9 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.50%) MCTS
9 3 (1.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.50%) SLA
2 4 (2.00%) QA
3 3 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.50%) Basel II
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.50%) Firmware
2 3 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.50%) vSphere
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (5.00%) Puppet
2 4 (2.00%) SCCM
3 3 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 61 (30.50%) Oracle
2 22 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.50%) Teradata
4 8 (4.00%) SAP
5 6 (3.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.00%) OpenText
6 4 (2.00%) HP
7 3 (1.50%) Citrix
7 3 (1.50%) Cognos
7 3 (1.50%) VMware
7 3 (1.50%) Cisco
8 2 (1.00%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.00%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.00%) Cerner
9 1 (0.50%) Informatica
9 1 (0.50%) Progress
9 1 (0.50%) Sage
9 1 (0.50%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.50%) Google
9 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
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