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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 67 27 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.29% 12.11% 19.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.68% 32.53% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 62
Average daily rate
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£405 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £311 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £57.00 £45.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +116.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.13 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +2.99%
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
205 83 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.71% 37.22% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 42 106
Average daily rate £375 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £12.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.60 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -2 19 £421 +24.81% 14
Gloucester +3 17 £350 -12.50% 15
Cirencester - 11 £250 - 5
Berkeley - - - -
Stroud - - - - 2
Tetbury - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 31 (30.39%) .NET
3 30 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (27.45%) Oracle
5 27 (26.47%) Finance
6 24 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 23 (22.55%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (21.57%) PL/SQL
9 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET
10 20 (19.61%) C#
10 20 (19.61%) T-SQL
11 18 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (14.71%) Java
12 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
13 14 (13.73%) Business Objects
13 14 (13.73%) Data Analysis
14 13 (12.75%) HTML
14 13 (12.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (12.75%) Oracle Database
15 12 (11.76%) ETL
15 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
15 12 (11.76%) Informatica
15 12 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (10.78%) XML
16 11 (10.78%) DV Cleared
17 10 (9.80%) Web Services
17 10 (9.80%) RDBMS
17 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
18 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
18 9 (8.82%) VB.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.92%) SAS
3 3 (2.94%) Mule
3 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.98%) Documentum
5 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS Project
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.98%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.98%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) PaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Internet
2 4 (3.92%) SAN
3 2 (1.96%) Firewall
3 2 (1.96%) LDAP
4 1 (0.98%) HTTP
4 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.98%) SSL
4 1 (0.98%) NAS
4 1 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.55%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
5 13 (12.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (12.75%) Oracle Database
6 12 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (9.80%) RDBMS
8 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (6.86%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (4.90%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (4.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 5 (4.90%) OLAP
13 4 (3.92%) DTS
13 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (2.94%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) JUnit
1 5 (4.90%) ClearCase
1 5 (4.90%) Subversion
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (3.92%) Toad
3 3 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.94%) Selenium
4 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.98%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (26.47%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.90%) Marketing
5 4 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.94%) Electronics
7 2 (1.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.98%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (17.65%) Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 10 (9.80%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.84%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Tester
7 5 (4.90%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.92%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.92%) Business Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.94%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.39%) .NET
2 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET
3 13 (12.75%) HTML
4 11 (10.78%) XML
5 10 (9.80%) Web Services
6 9 (8.82%) CSS
7 8 (7.84%) Hibernate
7 8 (7.84%) Ajax
8 6 (5.88%) Spring
8 6 (5.88%) SAML
8 6 (5.88%) Spring Security
8 6 (5.88%) JDBC
8 6 (5.88%) JSP
8 6 (5.88%) Struts
9 5 (4.90%) .NET Framework
9 5 (4.90%) Silverlight
10 4 (3.92%) J2EE
11 3 (2.94%) WPF
11 3 (2.94%) JPA
12 2 (1.96%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) Clustering
2 3 (2.94%) SCADA
2 3 (2.94%) DTV
2 3 (2.94%) Replication
2 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.98%) W3C
3 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.98%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) Linux
3 3 (2.94%) UNIX
4 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) CentOS
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (13.73%) Data Analysis
3 12 (11.76%) ETL
4 8 (7.84%) Migration
4 8 (7.84%) Release Management
4 8 (7.84%) Data Migration
4 8 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (6.86%) Test Automation
6 6 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 6 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.90%) ITIL
7 5 (4.90%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.90%) Workflow
7 5 (4.90%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.90%) Data Mapping
8 4 (3.92%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (3.92%) Data Validation
8 4 (3.92%) Validation
8 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.57%) PL/SQL
2 20 (19.61%) T-SQL
2 20 (19.61%) C#
3 15 (14.71%) Java
4 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.84%) VBA
6 7 (6.86%) Perl
7 5 (4.90%) VBScript
7 5 (4.90%) VB
7 5 (4.90%) C++
8 4 (3.92%) Ruby
8 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.94%) C
9 3 (2.94%) VB6
9 3 (2.94%) Python
10 2 (1.96%) PHP
11 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.98%) XPath
11 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.78%) DV Cleared
3 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.88%) Degree
5 4 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.92%) ISEB
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.96%) MCP
6 2 (1.96%) HNC
6 2 (1.96%) HND
6 2 (1.96%) MCSE
6 2 (1.96%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Shibboleth
2 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) ISA Server
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) SCOM
1 3 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.98%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (27.45%) Oracle
2 14 (13.73%) Business Objects
3 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.76%) Informatica
4 7 (6.86%) IBM
5 6 (5.88%) VMware
6 5 (4.90%) Teradata
6 5 (4.90%) JBoss
7 4 (3.92%) SAP
7 4 (3.92%) NetApp
8 3 (2.94%) Citrix
8 3 (2.94%) Altiris
9 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.96%) webMethods
9 2 (1.96%) Sybase
9 2 (1.96%) Cognos
9 2 (1.96%) HP
10 1 (0.98%) Siebel
10 1 (0.98%) McAfee
10 1 (0.98%) Sophos
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £480 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
2I Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Rate: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago