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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 401 438 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.65% 13.99% 14.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.26% 37.99% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 305 326
Median daily rate £350 £344 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 6
Median hourly rate £38.75 £24.25 £34.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.79% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.50 £30.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £37.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -29.68%
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
1106 1153 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.64% 36.84% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 745 787
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 70 66
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.70 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% -4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +1 119 £343 -2.14% 60
Wiltshire +2 76 £363 +3.57% 14
Gloucestershire -4 63 £375 -2.28% 39
Devon +5 44 £340 -4.22% 13
Somerset -7 28 £370 +10.86% 24
Dorset -3 26 £400 +27.49% 20
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 283 (32.98%) SQL Server
2 200 (23.31%) Finance
3 194 (22.61%) Microsoft
4 191 (22.26%) .NET
5 189 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
6 184 (21.45%) C#
7 173 (20.16%) HTML
8 153 (17.83%) Business Intelligence
9 152 (17.72%) JavaScript
10 142 (16.55%) Java
11 136 (15.85%) Oracle
12 135 (15.73%) CSS
13 126 (14.69%) Security Cleared
14 123 (14.34%) Data Warehouse
15 119 (13.87%) Windows
16 112 (13.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 105 (12.24%) Migration
18 101 (11.77%) ETL
19 100 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
20 91 (10.61%) T-SQL
21 90 (10.49%) Scrum
22 86 (10.02%) MVC
23 85 (9.91%) MS Excel
24 84 (9.79%) ASP.NET
25 79 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 79 (9.21%) Git (software)
26 76 (8.86%) OO
27 72 (8.39%) Web Services
27 72 (8.39%) XML
27 72 (8.39%) Python

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 64 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 40 (4.66%) IIS
3 37 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (3.38%) Apache
5 24 (2.80%) SAS
5 24 (2.80%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.86%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.52%) CMS
9 12 (1.40%) CICS
9 12 (1.40%) Skype for Business
10 11 (1.28%) Confluence
11 10 (1.17%) Node.js
11 10 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.05%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.93%) Mule
13 8 (0.93%) Mule ESB
13 8 (0.93%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 85 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.61%) MS Office
3 13 (1.52%) InfoPath
4 9 (1.05%) SPSS
5 4 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Revit
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (3.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.23%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.12%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.45%) GitHub
3 21 (2.45%) Office 365
4 19 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.28%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.58%) SaaS
9 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.23%) IaaS
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.12%) Pure360
11 1 (0.12%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.80%) HTTP
2 23 (2.68%) DNS
3 19 (2.21%) DHCP
3 19 (2.21%) SAN
4 17 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.28%) VPN
6 10 (1.17%) LAN
6 10 (1.17%) WAN
7 9 (1.05%) SSL
8 8 (0.93%) Firewall
9 7 (0.82%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.70%) Internet
11 4 (0.47%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.47%) Intranet
11 4 (0.47%) Network Security
11 4 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.47%) SSH
11 4 (0.47%) VoIP
12 1 (0.12%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.12%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (32.98%) SQL Server
2 123 (14.34%) Data Warehouse
3 112 (13.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (6.88%) Relational Database
5 59 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 50 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 44 (5.13%) NoSQL
7 44 (5.13%) Oracle Database
8 43 (5.01%) BusinessObjects
9 36 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (4.08%) MySQL
11 29 (3.38%) MongoDB
12 27 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
14 24 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
15 23 (2.68%) Big Data
16 19 (2.21%) MS Access
16 19 (2.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 79 (9.21%) Git (software)
2 50 (5.83%) JIRA
3 44 (5.13%) Subversion
4 40 (4.66%) Cucumber
5 36 (4.20%) Visual Studio
6 31 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 28 (3.26%) JUnit
8 27 (3.15%) Selenium
9 26 (3.03%) Capybara
10 24 (2.80%) Maven
11 17 (1.98%) Eclipse
11 17 (1.98%) WebDriver
12 15 (1.75%) git-flow
12 15 (1.75%) RSpec
13 13 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 12 (1.40%) SpecFlow
15 11 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
16 10 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 200 (23.31%) Finance
2 53 (6.18%) Manufacturing
3 44 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 40 (4.66%) Marketing
5 39 (4.55%) Banking
6 34 (3.96%) Electronics
7 15 (1.75%) Games
8 13 (1.52%) Back Office
9 10 (1.17%) Retail
10 9 (1.05%) Advertising
11 7 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.58%) Local Government
12 5 (0.58%) Military
13 4 (0.47%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.47%) Billing
13 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Legal
16 1 (0.12%) Avionics
16 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 470 (54.78%) Developer
2 136 (15.85%) Analyst
3 126 (14.69%) SQL Developer
4 84 (9.79%) .NET Developer
5 63 (7.34%) Java Developer
6 57 (6.64%) C# Developer
7 47 (5.48%) Consultant
8 45 (5.24%) DBA
9 43 (5.01%) Data Analyst
10 38 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
11 37 (4.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 37 (4.31%) Software Developer
12 34 (3.96%) Senior Developer
13 33 (3.85%) SSIS Developer
14 32 (3.73%) SQL DBA
15 28 (3.26%) Architect
16 27 (3.15%) Administrator
16 27 (3.15%) ASP.NET Developer
16 27 (3.15%) Test Analyst
17 26 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (22.26%) .NET
2 173 (20.16%) HTML
3 135 (15.73%) CSS
4 84 (9.79%) ASP.NET
5 72 (8.39%) Web Services
5 72 (8.39%) XML
6 66 (7.69%) jQuery
7 62 (7.23%) Spring
8 44 (5.13%) AngularJS
9 40 (4.66%) .NET Framework
10 38 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (4.31%) Hibernate
12 28 (3.26%) WCF
13 27 (3.15%) JSON
14 26 (3.03%) HTML5
15 25 (2.91%) RESTful
16 23 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (2.45%) JPA
17 21 (2.45%) Sass
18 20 (2.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 100 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.73%) Visualisation
3 29 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.91%) NHS
5 20 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.33%) Data Extraction
6 16 (1.86%) Clustering
7 15 (1.75%) Replication
8 14 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 14 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.28%) Wiki
10 10 (1.17%) User Experience
11 9 (1.05%) Statistics
12 8 (0.93%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.93%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.82%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.70%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 119 (13.87%) Windows
2 71 (8.28%) Linux
3 61 (7.11%) Unix
4 50 (5.83%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.86%) Mac OS X
9 14 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.52%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.05%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.82%) Solaris
12 7 (0.82%) zOS
13 4 (0.47%) AIX
14 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.12%) Android
15 1 (0.12%) CentOS
15 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (17.83%) Business Intelligence
3 105 (12.24%) Migration
4 101 (11.77%) ETL
5 90 (10.49%) Scrum
6 86 (10.02%) MVC
7 76 (8.86%) OO
8 61 (7.11%) Data Migration
9 57 (6.64%) TDD
10 54 (6.29%) Data Modelling
11 53 (6.18%) Open Source
12 48 (5.59%) Web Development
13 47 (5.48%) Data Analysis
13 47 (5.48%) Programme Management
14 45 (5.24%) SDLC
15 44 (5.13%) Software Engineering
16 41 (4.78%) Unit Testing
17 39 (4.55%) OOD
18 37 (4.31%) Integration Testing
19 36 (4.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 184 (21.45%) C#
2 152 (17.72%) JavaScript
3 142 (16.55%) Java
4 91 (10.61%) T-SQL
5 72 (8.39%) Python
6 70 (8.16%) PL/SQL
7 61 (7.11%) PowerShell
8 57 (6.64%) Ruby
9 50 (5.83%) C++
10 34 (3.96%) VBA
11 29 (3.38%) VB.NET
12 26 (3.03%) Scala
13 25 (2.91%) C
14 24 (2.80%) VB
15 23 (2.68%) R
16 22 (2.56%) PHP
16 22 (2.56%) Shell Script
17 20 (2.33%) MATLAB
18 18 (2.10%) VBScript
19 15 (1.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 126 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 51 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 46 (5.36%) Degree
4 42 (4.90%) DV Cleared
5 23 (2.68%) ISEB
6 22 (2.56%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.82%) MCITP
8 7 (0.82%) MCTS
8 7 (0.82%) PhD
9 6 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.70%) CCNA
9 6 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.70%) MCAD
9 6 (0.70%) MCSD
10 3 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.12%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.96%) QA
2 9 (1.05%) SLA
3 7 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.58%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.47%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.35%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.23%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.12%) Basel II
9 1 (0.12%) HL7
9 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 56 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.98%) vSphere
5 8 (0.93%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.70%) XenApp
8 5 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.35%) Firmware
11 2 (0.23%) Docker
12 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.12%) RACF
Systems Management
1 33 (3.85%) SCCM
2 10 (1.17%) SCOM
3 9 (1.05%) Puppet
4 8 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.70%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.70%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.58%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.58%) Kibana
7 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.23%) WSUS
8 1 (0.12%) Ansible
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.12%) Control-M
8 1 (0.12%) DBAmp
8 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 194 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 136 (15.85%) Oracle
3 46 (5.36%) SAP
4 37 (4.31%) VMware
5 28 (3.26%) Teradata
6 18 (2.10%) IBM
7 14 (1.63%) Rally
8 12 (1.40%) Cisco
9 11 (1.28%) Citrix
9 11 (1.28%) HP
10 9 (1.05%) Apple
10 9 (1.05%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.05%) Tableau
11 8 (0.93%) Cognos
11 8 (0.93%) Nintex
11 8 (0.93%) Twitter
12 7 (0.82%) RedGate
13 5 (0.58%) Intel Security
13 5 (0.58%) Netezza
Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Team Jobs
Rate: From £35 to £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + +
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Venn Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £30.25 - £38.75 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Salisbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 23 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £201 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago