The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 455 440 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.48% 13.63% 15.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.69% 36.54% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 294 215
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 10
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.59 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £46.00 £49.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1176 1204 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.43% 37.31% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 744 508
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 59 55
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

SQL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Bristol 0 119 £360 +8.67% 74
Gloucestershire +6 97 £406 +20.37% 52
Somerset +4 80 £339 +1.49% 30
Wiltshire -6 76 £350 -1.40% 39
Devon -4 19 £355 +10.93% 12
Dorset -15 12 £338 -21.05% 33
Cornwall +1 2 £350 - 1
Avon - 2 - - 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 310 (33.12%) SQL Server
2 254 (27.14%) .NET
3 232 (24.79%) Oracle
4 217 (23.18%) Microsoft
5 191 (20.41%) C#
6 186 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
7 172 (18.38%) Security Cleared
8 169 (18.06%) Java
9 150 (16.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 139 (14.85%) Windows
11 137 (14.64%) HTML
11 137 (14.64%) PL/SQL
12 135 (14.42%) JavaScript
13 134 (14.32%) Business Intelligence
14 133 (14.21%) ASP.NET
14 133 (14.21%) Finance
15 130 (13.89%) T-SQL
16 126 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
17 112 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 110 (11.75%) Oracle Database
19 104 (11.11%) MVC
19 104 (11.11%) CSS
20 97 (10.36%) SQL Server 2008
21 95 (10.15%) ETL
22 91 (9.72%) Web Services
23 86 (9.19%) Migration
23 86 (9.19%) Scrum
24 85 (9.08%) SC Cleared
25 81 (8.65%) XML
26 80 (8.55%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 49 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 38 (4.06%) MS Exchange
3 36 (3.85%) IIS
4 34 (3.63%) SAS
5 33 (3.53%) Apache
6 23 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (2.24%) JBoss
8 15 (1.60%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.50%) CMS
9 14 (1.50%) IBM Notes
9 14 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (1.28%) K2 blackpearl
11 11 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.85%) Confluence
13 6 (0.64%) nginx
13 6 (0.64%) MediaWiki
13 6 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.53%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.85%) MS Office
3 18 (1.92%) MS Project
4 5 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.32%) SPSS
7 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (1.07%) Summit
4 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.32%) Maximo
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.21%) Agresso
7 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.11%) Unica Affinium
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.11%) IaaS
4 1 (0.11%) GitHub
4 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.56%) Firewall
2 22 (2.35%) LAN
3 19 (2.03%) WAN
4 13 (1.39%) DNS
4 13 (1.39%) VPN
5 12 (1.28%) SAN
6 11 (1.18%) IPsec
7 10 (1.07%) DHCP
8 8 (0.85%) VoIP
8 8 (0.85%) Internet
8 8 (0.85%) Network Security
9 7 (0.75%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.64%) LDAP
10 6 (0.64%) BGP
10 6 (0.64%) OSPF
10 6 (0.64%) EIGRP
10 6 (0.64%) IPv6
11 4 (0.43%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (33.12%) SQL Server
2 150 (16.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 126 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
4 112 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 110 (11.75%) Oracle Database
6 97 (10.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 60 (6.41%) MySQL
8 51 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 47 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 40 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 37 (3.95%) Relational Database
12 35 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 35 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 30 (3.21%) MongoDB
14 29 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (3.10%) MS Access
15 22 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
16 17 (1.82%) OLAP
17 14 (1.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 48 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 32 (3.42%) JIRA
5 22 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
6 21 (2.24%) Subversion
7 20 (2.14%) Oracle APEX
8 19 (2.03%) Jenkins
9 18 (1.92%) Maven
10 17 (1.82%) SoapUI
10 17 (1.82%) Toad
11 16 (1.71%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.39%) JUnit
13 11 (1.18%) Selenium
13 11 (1.18%) PHPUnit
14 10 (1.07%) NUnit
14 10 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 9 (0.96%) MSTest
16 8 (0.85%) Hudson
17 7 (0.75%) GoogleTest
General
1 133 (14.21%) Finance
2 47 (5.02%) Banking
3 34 (3.63%) Retail
4 27 (2.88%) Marketing
5 26 (2.78%) Back Office
6 18 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.92%) Electronics
7 17 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 9 (0.96%) Military
9 8 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.64%) Automotive
10 6 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.53%) Legal
12 3 (0.32%) Law
12 3 (0.32%) Advertising
13 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 493 (52.67%) Developer
2 178 (19.02%) Analyst
3 131 (14.00%) SQL Developer
4 129 (13.78%) .NET Developer
5 81 (8.65%) DBA
6 59 (6.30%) Java Developer
7 53 (5.66%) Oracle Developer
8 42 (4.49%) Senior Developer
8 42 (4.49%) SQL DBA
9 38 (4.06%) Data Analyst
10 35 (3.74%) Administrator
11 33 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 32 (3.42%) Consultant
13 30 (3.21%) C# Developer
14 29 (3.10%) Business Analyst
15 27 (2.88%) Architect
15 27 (2.88%) Oracle DBA
16 26 (2.78%) Database Developer
17 25 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
18 24 (2.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (27.14%) .NET
2 137 (14.64%) HTML
3 133 (14.21%) ASP.NET
4 104 (11.11%) CSS
5 91 (9.72%) Web Services
6 81 (8.65%) XML
7 69 (7.37%) jQuery
8 64 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 59 (6.30%) .NET Framework
10 46 (4.91%) J2EE
11 39 (4.17%) WCF
12 36 (3.85%) Hibernate
13 26 (2.78%) Spring
13 26 (2.78%) Entity Framework
14 25 (2.67%) HTML5
15 23 (2.46%) RESTful
15 23 (2.46%) JPA
16 22 (2.35%) SOAP
17 21 (2.24%) JSF
18 20 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.09%) NHS
3 26 (2.78%) Open Source
4 19 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 18 (1.92%) Data Integration
6 13 (1.39%) DTV
7 11 (1.18%) Clustering
8 10 (1.07%) Data Extraction
9 8 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.64%) Replication
10 6 (0.64%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.64%) Wiki
10 6 (0.64%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.53%) User Experience
11 5 (0.53%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.53%) Linked Data
11 5 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.53%) Statistics
12 4 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 139 (14.85%) Windows
2 80 (8.55%) Linux
3 49 (5.24%) UNIX
4 45 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (3.63%) Windows 7
7 28 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (2.46%) Windows XP
9 17 (1.82%) CentOS
10 8 (0.85%) AIX
10 8 (0.85%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.64%) Debian
11 6 (0.64%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.64%) Solaris
12 5 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.32%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.32%) SUSE
15 2 (0.21%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (14.32%) Business Intelligence
3 104 (11.11%) MVC
4 95 (10.15%) ETL
5 86 (9.19%) Migration
5 86 (9.19%) Scrum
6 55 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 55 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 53 (5.66%) TDD
8 51 (5.45%) OO
9 45 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (4.49%) Data Modelling
10 42 (4.49%) Data Analysis
10 42 (4.49%) BDD
11 38 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (4.06%) Software Engineering
12 37 (3.95%) ITIL
13 34 (3.63%) E-Commerce
14 33 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
15 32 (3.42%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 191 (20.41%) C#
2 169 (18.06%) Java
3 137 (14.64%) PL/SQL
4 135 (14.42%) JavaScript
5 130 (13.89%) T-SQL
6 51 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 46 (4.91%) VB
8 43 (4.59%) PHP
9 38 (4.06%) VBA
10 32 (3.42%) Python
11 25 (2.67%) C++
12 18 (1.92%) Perl
13 17 (1.82%) Ruby
14 15 (1.60%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.50%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.39%) VB6
17 11 (1.18%) VBScript
18 9 (0.96%) C
19 8 (0.85%) Scala
20 6 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 172 (18.38%) Security Cleared
2 85 (9.08%) SC Cleared
3 80 (8.55%) DV Cleared
4 22 (2.35%) Degree
5 20 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.71%) MCSE
6 16 (1.71%) ISEB
7 10 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.64%) MCSA
11 5 (0.53%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.53%) MCITP
12 4 (0.43%) HND
12 4 (0.43%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.32%) CCNA
14 2 (0.21%) MCP
14 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.11%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.92%) QA
2 10 (1.07%) ISO 9001
2 10 (1.07%) ISO 14001
3 7 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.75%) HL7
4 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.43%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.21%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 64 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.96%) vSphere
3 9 (0.96%) XenApp
4 7 (0.75%) XenServer
4 7 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (0.64%) Samba
5 6 (0.64%) Postfix
5 6 (0.64%) iptables
6 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.32%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 20 (2.14%) SCCM
2 14 (1.50%) Puppet
3 10 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (0.75%) SCOM
5 6 (0.64%) ZABBIX
5 6 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.53%) Salt
6 5 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.43%) WSUS
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.21%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.11%) SCSM
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.11%) Netcool
9 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 232 (24.79%) Oracle
2 217 (23.18%) Microsoft
3 43 (4.59%) Business Objects
4 42 (4.49%) VMware
5 25 (2.67%) SAP
6 22 (2.35%) Citrix
6 22 (2.35%) Teradata
7 14 (1.50%) Cisco
7 14 (1.50%) Lotus
7 14 (1.50%) Red Hat
7 14 (1.50%) Zend
8 10 (1.07%) Informatica
9 9 (0.96%) Tableau
9 9 (0.96%) HP
9 9 (0.96%) Cerner
9 9 (0.96%) McAfee
9 9 (0.96%) Google
10 7 (0.75%) Actuate
10 7 (0.75%) ESRI
11 6 (0.64%) Cognos
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £380 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hudson IT
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £395 - £445 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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Wiltshire
Sanderson
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Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
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Clarity Resourcing Ltd
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Swindon
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