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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 412 524 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.51% 16.38% 14.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.49% 41.75% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 388 293
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 33 13
Median hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -11.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £19.12 £20.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £42.75 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.66%
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
1161 1255 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.08% 39.22% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 848 735
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 83 48
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.03 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 119 £375 +15.38% 60
Wiltshire +1 91 £350 +3.70% 18
Gloucestershire -2 87 £350 -6.66% 27
Devon +7 38 £323 +4.45% 13
Dorset -6 19 £294 -9.61% 35
Somerset -13 18 £358 +2.14% 33
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for SQL.

1 262 (31.99%) SQL Server
2 199 (24.30%) Finance
3 182 (22.22%) C#
3 182 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 181 (22.10%) .NET
5 163 (19.90%) HTML
6 154 (18.80%) Oracle
7 147 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 144 (17.58%) JavaScript
9 141 (17.22%) Windows
10 125 (15.26%) CSS
11 123 (15.02%) Security Cleared
12 118 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
13 114 (13.92%) Java
14 99 (12.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 97 (11.84%) Migration
16 96 (11.72%) PL/SQL
17 88 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
17 88 (10.74%) MVC
18 87 (10.62%) ASP.NET
19 85 (10.38%) T-SQL
20 84 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
21 78 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 78 (9.52%) jQuery
22 76 (9.28%) PowerShell
22 76 (9.28%) XML
23 72 (8.79%) MS Excel
24 70 (8.55%) Web Services
25 68 (8.30%) Scrum
26 66 (8.06%) SharePoint

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 42 (5.13%) IIS
3 29 (3.54%) SAS
4 26 (3.17%) Apache
5 22 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.83%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.71%) JBoss
8 14 (1.71%) MS Exchange
9 13 (1.59%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.59%) Mule
9 13 (1.59%) Skype for Business
10 11 (1.34%) CMS
10 11 (1.34%) Confluence
11 10 (1.22%) CICS
11 10 (1.22%) Mule ESB
12 9 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.85%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 72 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.52%) MS Office
3 12 (1.47%) InfoPath
4 10 (1.22%) SPSS
5 5 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) ArcView
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Revit
7 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (3.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 24 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.98%) Oracle Payroll
7 7 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
9 5 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.61%) Maximo
9 5 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
12 2 (0.24%) Magento
12 2 (0.24%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.32%) Office 365
4 16 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (1.83%) GitHub
6 11 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.49%) SaaS
9 3 (0.37%) TestFlight
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.24%) IaaS
10 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.12%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.91%) DNS
2 27 (3.30%) SAN
3 20 (2.44%) DHCP
4 19 (2.32%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.20%) HTTP
6 14 (1.71%) SSL
7 12 (1.47%) LAN
7 12 (1.47%) VPN
7 12 (1.47%) WAN
8 8 (0.98%) Firewall
9 7 (0.85%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.73%) DSL
10 6 (0.73%) LDAP
11 5 (0.61%) FCAPS
11 5 (0.61%) Intranet
12 4 (0.49%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.49%) Network Security
12 4 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (0.49%) SSH
13 3 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (31.99%) SQL Server
2 99 (12.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
4 78 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 51 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (5.74%) Relational Database
8 43 (5.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 39 (4.76%) Oracle Database
10 34 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 34 (4.15%) SQL Server 2014
11 31 (3.79%) MySQL
12 24 (2.93%) Big Data
12 24 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (2.20%) Data Mining
15 16 (1.95%) Neo4j
15 16 (1.95%) NoSQL
16 14 (1.71%) MongoDB
16 14 (1.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 57 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.35%) JIRA
3 43 (5.25%) Visual Studio
4 35 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (3.30%) Cucumber
5 27 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 27 (3.30%) Maven
5 27 (3.30%) Selenium
6 23 (2.81%) Subversion
7 19 (2.32%) JUnit
8 17 (2.08%) Capybara
9 16 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 13 (1.59%) WebDriver
11 11 (1.34%) Eclipse
11 11 (1.34%) Oracle APEX
11 11 (1.34%) SpecFlow
12 10 (1.22%) Bitbucket
13 9 (1.10%) Hudson
13 9 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 199 (24.30%) Finance
2 45 (5.49%) Manufacturing
3 40 (4.88%) Banking
3 40 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 38 (4.64%) Marketing
5 30 (3.66%) Electronics
6 11 (1.34%) Retail
7 10 (1.22%) Back Office
8 9 (1.10%) Games
9 7 (0.85%) Advertising
9 7 (0.85%) Billing
10 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.37%) Local Government
11 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 396 (48.35%) Developer
2 157 (19.17%) Analyst
3 104 (12.70%) SQL Developer
4 83 (10.13%) .NET Developer
5 59 (7.20%) Java Developer
6 58 (7.08%) Consultant
7 53 (6.47%) C# Developer
8 47 (5.74%) DBA
9 41 (5.01%) Data Analyst
10 39 (4.76%) Software Developer
11 37 (4.52%) SQL DBA
12 36 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
13 35 (4.27%) Senior Developer
14 31 (3.79%) Administrator
14 31 (3.79%) ASP.NET Developer
15 30 (3.66%) Architect
16 29 (3.54%) SQL Analyst
17 27 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 27 (3.30%) SSIS Developer
17 27 (3.30%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (22.10%) .NET
2 163 (19.90%) HTML
3 125 (15.26%) CSS
4 87 (10.62%) ASP.NET
5 78 (9.52%) jQuery
6 76 (9.28%) XML
7 70 (8.55%) Web Services
8 63 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 56 (6.84%) Spring
10 46 (5.62%) JSON
11 43 (5.25%) HTML5
12 36 (4.40%) .NET Framework
12 36 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (3.79%) Hibernate
14 30 (3.66%) REST
15 29 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (3.54%) SOAP
16 28 (3.42%) WCF
17 27 (3.30%) RESTful
18 20 (2.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.30%) NHS
4 26 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.32%) Clustering
6 17 (2.08%) User Experience
7 15 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.71%) Visualisation
9 13 (1.59%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.59%) Replication
10 12 (1.47%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.34%) Data Extraction
11 11 (1.34%) Wiki
12 10 (1.22%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.85%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.85%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.85%) Statistics
13 7 (0.85%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.73%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 141 (17.22%) Windows
2 62 (7.57%) Linux
3 61 (7.45%) Windows Server
4 55 (6.72%) Unix
5 30 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (2.69%) Windows 7
8 19 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.83%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.22%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.73%) Mesosphere
11 6 (0.73%) Solaris
11 6 (0.73%) zOS
12 5 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) Android
13 1 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
3 97 (11.84%) Migration
4 88 (10.74%) MVC
5 68 (8.30%) Scrum
6 59 (7.20%) ETL
7 51 (6.23%) OO
8 46 (5.62%) Data Migration
9 45 (5.49%) TDD
10 43 (5.25%) DevOps
11 39 (4.76%) Web Development
12 38 (4.64%) Analytics
13 37 (4.52%) Data Analysis
13 37 (4.52%) Software Engineering
14 35 (4.27%) ITIL
14 35 (4.27%) Programme Management
15 34 (4.15%) SDLC
16 32 (3.91%) Integration Testing
17 31 (3.79%) Digital Marketing
18 29 (3.54%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 182 (22.22%) C#
2 144 (17.58%) JavaScript
3 114 (13.92%) Java
4 96 (11.72%) PL/SQL
5 85 (10.38%) T-SQL
6 76 (9.28%) PowerShell
7 56 (6.84%) C++
8 50 (6.11%) Python
9 40 (4.88%) Ruby
10 34 (4.15%) VB.NET
11 31 (3.79%) VBA
12 30 (3.66%) VB
13 28 (3.42%) VBScript
14 27 (3.30%) Scala
15 23 (2.81%) C
15 23 (2.81%) MATLAB
15 23 (2.81%) Shell Script
16 22 (2.69%) R
17 15 (1.83%) PHP
18 11 (1.34%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 123 (15.02%) Security Cleared
2 55 (6.72%) Degree
2 55 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 52 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 17 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.95%) ISEB
6 12 (1.47%) PhD
7 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.73%) MCITP
8 6 (0.73%) MCTS
9 5 (0.61%) MCAD
9 5 (0.61%) MCSD
9 5 (0.61%) Siebel Certification
10 4 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.49%) CCNA
10 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.08%) QA
2 16 (1.95%) SLA
3 4 (0.49%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.49%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.12%) SEPA
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 64 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (2.08%) vSphere
5 9 (1.10%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.98%) XenApp
7 7 (0.85%) Docker
8 5 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.24%) Firmware
9 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.12%) RACF
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (3.91%) SCCM
2 11 (1.34%) Failover Clustering
2 11 (1.34%) Puppet
2 11 (1.34%) SCOM
3 9 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.73%) Ansible
4 6 (0.73%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.73%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.61%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.61%) Kibana
5 5 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.49%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.37%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.24%) Control-M
8 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.24%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 182 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 154 (18.80%) Oracle
3 48 (5.86%) VMware
4 44 (5.37%) SAP
5 27 (3.30%) Teradata
6 16 (1.95%) Citrix
7 14 (1.71%) IBM
8 13 (1.59%) Rally
9 12 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.34%) Cisco
11 10 (1.22%) HP
12 9 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.10%) Twitter
13 8 (0.98%) Cognos
13 8 (0.98%) Nintex
13 8 (0.98%) RedGate
13 8 (0.98%) Siebel
14 7 (0.85%) Apple
14 7 (0.85%) Intel Security
14 7 (0.85%) Nokia
South West England
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dorset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Dorchester, Dorset
Networkers
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorchester, Dorset
Networkers
Rate: £375 - £376 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Networkers
Rate: £30.00 - £36.00 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £451 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Team Jobs
Rate: From £35 to £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £20,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
TDA Group
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £30 - £36 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago