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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 550 432 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.44% 13.66% 13.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.94% 37.73% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 293 194
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 21
Average hourly rate £38.64 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.87% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £20.06 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £53.40 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.31 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.88%
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
1281 1145 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.30% 36.21% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 722 477
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 51 60
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 139 £350 - 85
Gloucestershire +1 110 £386 -1.59% 41
Wiltshire +9 98 £363 +20.83% 46
Somerset +2 73 £375 +15.38% 28
Devon +4 44 £350 -22.22% 15
Dorset -8 21 £325 -17.19% 49
Cornwall +1 1 £363 +31.81% 2
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 340 (34.66%) SQL Server
2 263 (26.81%) .NET
3 219 (22.32%) Oracle
4 210 (21.41%) C#
5 205 (20.90%) Finance
6 201 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
7 183 (18.65%) HTML
8 182 (18.55%) Microsoft
9 178 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
10 162 (16.51%) Data Warehouse
11 161 (16.41%) Java
12 147 (14.98%) T-SQL
13 145 (14.78%) JavaScript
13 145 (14.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 139 (14.17%) Security Cleared
14 139 (14.17%) Windows
14 139 (14.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 134 (13.66%) ASP.NET
16 127 (12.95%) CSS
17 120 (12.23%) PL/SQL
18 110 (11.21%) Migration
19 96 (9.79%) MVC
20 91 (9.28%) ETL
21 86 (8.77%) Scrum
21 86 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
22 81 (8.26%) MS Excel
23 79 (8.05%) Linux
24 76 (7.75%) .NET Framework
25 75 (7.65%) Web Services
26 74 (7.54%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (5.81%) IIS
2 45 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 43 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 38 (3.87%) Apache
5 34 (3.47%) SAS
6 27 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (1.73%) JBoss
8 15 (1.53%) Umbraco
9 13 (1.33%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.22%) CMS
11 11 (1.12%) MS Exchange
12 10 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.82%) Liferay
14 7 (0.71%) K2 blackpearl
14 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.71%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.61%) Mule
15 6 (0.61%) WebSphere Portal
16 5 (0.51%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 81 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.83%) MS Office
3 9 (0.92%) PowerPivot
4 7 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.61%) MS Project
6 5 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) SPSS
8 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.12%) Summit
3 7 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.41%) Agresso
7 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.20%) Maximo
9 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.10%) Pegasus Opera
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.10%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.41%) SaaS
4 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.10%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.10%) Office 365
6 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.83%) HTTP
1 18 (1.83%) Internet
2 17 (1.73%) Firewall
3 15 (1.53%) DNS
4 12 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.92%) SAN
6 6 (0.61%) Network Security
6 6 (0.61%) NAS
7 5 (0.51%) VPN
7 5 (0.51%) DHCP
8 4 (0.41%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.41%) VoIP
8 4 (0.41%) Intranet
8 4 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.31%) WAN
10 2 (0.20%) LAN
10 2 (0.20%) SNMP
11 1 (0.10%) LDAP
11 1 (0.10%) SMTP
11 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (34.66%) SQL Server
2 162 (16.51%) Data Warehouse
3 145 (14.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 139 (14.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 74 (7.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 72 (7.34%) Oracle Database
7 69 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 64 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
9 55 (5.61%) Relational Database
10 50 (5.10%) MySQL
11 34 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 34 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 32 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
13 31 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
14 30 (3.06%) MongoDB
15 26 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
16 22 (2.24%) MS Access
17 19 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
17 19 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (1.83%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 53 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 34 (3.47%) Oracle Forms
4 24 (2.45%) Selenium
5 22 (2.24%) JIRA
5 22 (2.24%) Jenkins
6 20 (2.04%) Git (software)
7 19 (1.94%) Talend Open Studio
8 18 (1.83%) Eclipse
9 17 (1.73%) Subversion
9 17 (1.73%) Oracle APEX
10 12 (1.22%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.22%) JUnit
11 11 (1.12%) JBehave
11 11 (1.12%) NUnit
12 10 (1.02%) JMeter
13 9 (0.92%) Maven
13 9 (0.92%) JDeveloper
14 8 (0.82%) LoadRunner
14 8 (0.82%) ERwin
General
1 205 (20.90%) Finance
2 57 (5.81%) Banking
3 32 (3.26%) Marketing
4 28 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.75%) Retail
6 26 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.24%) Back Office
8 19 (1.94%) Electronics
9 10 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.02%) Military
10 9 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.41%) Legal
13 3 (0.31%) Advertising
14 2 (0.20%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Law
15 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.10%) Publishing
15 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 504 (51.38%) Developer
2 197 (20.08%) Analyst
3 135 (13.76%) SQL Developer
4 116 (11.82%) .NET Developer
5 70 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 55 (5.61%) Java Developer
7 51 (5.20%) Oracle Developer
8 48 (4.89%) DBA
9 46 (4.69%) Data Analyst
10 45 (4.59%) Consultant
11 39 (3.98%) Test Analyst
12 36 (3.67%) Business Analyst
12 36 (3.67%) SQL DBA
13 35 (3.57%) Software Engineer
14 30 (3.06%) C# Developer
15 25 (2.55%) Applications Support
16 24 (2.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 22 (2.24%) Architect
17 22 (2.24%) C# .NET Developer
18 21 (2.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (26.81%) .NET
2 183 (18.65%) HTML
3 134 (13.66%) ASP.NET
4 127 (12.95%) CSS
5 76 (7.75%) .NET Framework
6 75 (7.65%) Web Services
7 74 (7.54%) XML
8 48 (4.89%) SOAP
9 39 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (3.87%) jQuery
11 32 (3.26%) JSP
12 30 (3.06%) REST
13 29 (2.96%) Hibernate
14 27 (2.75%) XSLT
15 26 (2.65%) WPF
16 23 (2.34%) WCF
17 22 (2.24%) Entity Framework
17 22 (2.24%) J2EE
18 17 (1.73%) Spring
19 14 (1.43%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.01%) NHS
3 20 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 19 (1.94%) DTV
5 17 (1.73%) Mathematics
6 14 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.12%) Data Extraction
8 10 (1.02%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.02%) Visualisation
9 9 (0.92%) Data Centre
10 8 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.82%) Replication
10 8 (0.82%) AS400
11 7 (0.71%) Clustering
11 7 (0.71%) Statistics
12 6 (0.61%) User Experience
13 5 (0.51%) Linked Data
13 5 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.51%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 139 (14.17%) Windows
2 79 (8.05%) Linux
3 62 (6.32%) UNIX
4 37 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (2.24%) Windows 7
8 19 (1.94%) Windows XP
9 14 (1.43%) Solaris
10 9 (0.92%) SUSE
11 7 (0.71%) NetWare
11 7 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.41%) Fedora
14 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.41%) CentOS
15 3 (0.31%) Android
16 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
2 178 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (11.21%) Migration
4 96 (9.79%) MVC
5 91 (9.28%) ETL
6 86 (8.77%) Scrum
7 69 (7.03%) Software Engineering
8 56 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 51 (5.20%) Web Development
10 49 (4.99%) Data Analysis
11 48 (4.89%) Unit Testing
12 45 (4.59%) ITIL
13 44 (4.49%) OO
14 40 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 38 (3.87%) Kimball Methodology
16 37 (3.77%) TDD
16 37 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
17 36 (3.67%) Data Modelling
18 35 (3.57%) E-Commerce
18 35 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 210 (21.41%) C#
2 161 (16.41%) Java
3 147 (14.98%) T-SQL
4 145 (14.78%) JavaScript
5 120 (12.23%) PL/SQL
6 67 (6.83%) C++
7 48 (4.89%) VB.NET
8 43 (4.38%) VBA
9 41 (4.18%) VB
10 34 (3.47%) Shell Script
11 33 (3.36%) Python
12 28 (2.85%) PowerShell
13 20 (2.04%) Perl
14 19 (1.94%) VB6
15 17 (1.73%) Ruby
15 17 (1.73%) XQuery
16 15 (1.53%) C
16 15 (1.53%) VBScript
17 9 (0.92%) PHP
17 9 (0.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 139 (14.17%) Security Cleared
2 66 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 54 (5.50%) DV Cleared
4 35 (3.57%) Degree
5 33 (3.36%) ISEB
6 18 (1.83%) ISTQB
7 17 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.51%) MCSE
11 4 (0.41%) HNC
11 4 (0.41%) HND
12 3 (0.31%) MCSA
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.31%) MCTS
12 3 (0.31%) MCITP
13 2 (0.20%) ACCA
13 2 (0.20%) CISM
13 2 (0.20%) CISSP
13 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.45%) QA
2 17 (1.73%) SLA
3 12 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (1.12%) ISO 14001
5 7 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.31%) HL7
7 3 (0.31%) Basel II
8 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.10%) FATCA
9 1 (0.10%) COREP
9 1 (0.10%) FINREP
System Software
1 40 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.41%) vSphere
4 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (0.41%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.31%) Firmware
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.31%) NFS
6 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.10%) XenApp
7 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.10%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 14 (1.43%) SCCM
2 13 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (1.12%) Puppet
4 8 (0.82%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.71%) ZENworks
5 7 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.51%) SCOM
8 4 (0.41%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.41%) Ansible
9 3 (0.31%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.20%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.10%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.10%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.10%) SCSM
Vendors
1 219 (22.32%) Oracle
2 182 (18.55%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.77%) VMware
4 34 (3.47%) SAP
5 33 (3.36%) Teradata
6 19 (1.94%) Talend
6 19 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 16 (1.63%) IBM
7 16 (1.63%) Citrix
8 15 (1.53%) OpenText
9 12 (1.22%) Tableau
9 12 (1.22%) Informatica
10 11 (1.12%) Cisco
10 11 (1.12%) McAfee
11 9 (0.92%) HP
12 8 (0.82%) NetApp
12 8 (0.82%) Cerner
13 7 (0.71%) Novell
13 7 (0.71%) Cognos
13 7 (0.71%) ESRI
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Search Consultancy
Rate: £350.00 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago