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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / South West
Rank 8 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 327 474 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.88% 15.91% 15.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.03% 40.24% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 361 339
Median daily rate £364 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £44.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%

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
990 1178 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.01% 39.54% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 780 730
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 75 72
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.17 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.86% +19.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.60 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.15 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -7 83 £325 -7.14% 48
Wiltshire +1 76 £423 +8.68% 21
Somerset -1 47 £338 -14.55% 21
Gloucestershire -5 47 £375 -9.63% 17
Devon -3 28 £448 +27.85% 13
Dorset +2 25 £375 +30.43% 27
Cornwall - 1 - -
Avon - 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 300 (39.16%) SQL Server
2 193 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (24.41%) Oracle
4 175 (22.85%) Finance
5 157 (20.50%) .NET
6 155 (20.23%) Microsoft
7 152 (19.84%) C#
8 149 (19.45%) Business Intelligence
8 149 (19.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 125 (16.32%) Java
10 122 (15.93%) Data Warehouse
11 117 (15.27%) JavaScript
11 117 (15.27%) PL/SQL
11 117 (15.27%) T-SQL
12 116 (15.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 110 (14.36%) Security Cleared
14 106 (13.84%) HTML
15 95 (12.40%) Migration
16 90 (11.75%) Windows
17 88 (11.49%) XML
18 85 (11.10%) ETL
19 79 (10.31%) Scrum
20 78 (10.18%) SQL Server 2012
21 73 (9.53%) SC Cleared
22 72 (9.40%) Git (software)
22 72 (9.40%) Oracle Database
23 71 (9.27%) MS Excel
24 70 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 68 (8.88%) ASP.NET
26 67 (8.75%) Linux

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 54 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 35 (4.57%) IIS
3 28 (3.66%) SAS
4 19 (2.48%) Apache
4 19 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 18 (2.35%) Confluence
6 17 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.17%) CMS
8 9 (1.17%) NServiceBus
9 8 (1.04%) JBoss
9 8 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.91%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.91%) Mule
11 6 (0.78%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.78%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.65%) OpenROAD
12 5 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 71 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.35%) MS Office
3 12 (1.57%) MS Project
4 7 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 5 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.39%) Maximo
8 3 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (0.78%) IaaS
5 6 (0.78%) Office 365
6 5 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.52%) Route 53
7 4 (0.52%) SaaS
7 4 (0.52%) Slack
7 4 (0.52%) TestFlight
8 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.39%) GitHub
9 1 (0.13%) Boomi
9 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.87%) SAN
2 16 (2.09%) HTTP
3 12 (1.57%) Internet
4 10 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.91%) DHCP
6 6 (0.78%) DNS
7 5 (0.65%) Extranet
7 5 (0.65%) VPN
8 4 (0.52%) DMZ
8 4 (0.52%) Firewall
8 4 (0.52%) LDAP
8 4 (0.52%) SSL
8 4 (0.52%) VoIP
9 3 (0.39%) Intranet
9 3 (0.39%) PuTTY
9 3 (0.39%) SNMP
9 3 (0.39%) SSH
9 3 (0.39%) WebEx
9 3 (0.39%) WinSCP
10 2 (0.26%) FCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (39.16%) SQL Server
2 149 (19.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 122 (15.93%) Data Warehouse
4 116 (15.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 78 (10.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 72 (9.40%) Oracle Database
7 70 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 56 (7.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 56 (7.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 52 (6.79%) Relational Database
10 43 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (4.83%) MySQL
12 36 (4.70%) BusinessObjects
13 33 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
14 25 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
15 24 (3.13%) MongoDB
16 23 (3.00%) NoSQL
17 22 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
18 21 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
18 21 (2.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 72 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (6.66%) Jenkins
4 34 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 33 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 30 (3.92%) JIRA
7 24 (3.13%) Selenium
8 22 (2.87%) Cucumber
9 21 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
10 20 (2.61%) Gradle
10 20 (2.61%) Subversion
11 19 (2.48%) JUnit
11 19 (2.48%) Maven
12 18 (2.35%) Toad
13 14 (1.83%) Eclipse
14 13 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 12 (1.57%) Bitbucket
16 11 (1.44%) Ant
17 9 (1.17%) JMeter
18 8 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 175 (22.85%) Finance
2 35 (4.57%) Marketing
3 32 (4.18%) Banking
4 26 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 25 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.00%) Retail
7 20 (2.61%) Advertising
7 20 (2.61%) Electronics
8 16 (2.09%) Back Office
9 9 (1.17%) General Ledger
10 8 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.65%) Military
12 4 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.39%) Billing
14 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.26%) Games
14 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 380 (49.61%) Developer
2 124 (16.19%) SQL Developer
3 111 (14.49%) Analyst
4 86 (11.23%) DBA
5 77 (10.05%) .NET Developer
6 64 (8.36%) SQL DBA
7 59 (7.70%) Java Developer
8 50 (6.53%) C# Developer
9 49 (6.40%) Consultant
10 41 (5.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 41 (5.35%) Oracle Developer
11 34 (4.44%) Senior Developer
12 32 (4.18%) Administrator
13 28 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
13 28 (3.66%) Software Engineer
14 25 (3.26%) Tester
15 23 (3.00%) SSIS Developer
16 20 (2.61%) SQL Analyst
16 20 (2.61%) Test Analyst
17 19 (2.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (20.50%) .NET
2 106 (13.84%) HTML
3 88 (11.49%) XML
4 68 (8.88%) ASP.NET
5 66 (8.62%) Spring
6 65 (8.49%) CSS
7 60 (7.83%) Web Services
8 41 (5.35%) REST
9 40 (5.22%) Hibernate
9 40 (5.22%) SOAP
10 38 (4.96%) jQuery
11 37 (4.83%) HTML5
12 35 (4.57%) AngularJS
12 35 (4.57%) JSON
13 30 (3.92%) .NET Framework
14 29 (3.79%) RabbitMQ
15 27 (3.52%) WCF
16 26 (3.39%) Grails
17 25 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (3.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.26%) Data Structures
4 23 (3.00%) Clustering
5 21 (2.74%) NHS
5 21 (2.74%) Visualisation
6 14 (1.83%) Replication
7 10 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.17%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.04%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.04%) PKI
10 6 (0.78%) CESG
10 6 (0.78%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.78%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.78%) User Experience
11 5 (0.65%) iPad
11 5 (0.65%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 90 (11.75%) Windows
2 67 (8.75%) Linux
3 61 (7.96%) Unix
4 37 (4.83%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.44%) AIX
7 9 (1.17%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.91%) CentOS
8 7 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.52%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.39%) Android
12 2 (0.26%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.26%) Mesosphere
12 2 (0.26%) VMS
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (19.45%) Business Intelligence
3 95 (12.40%) Migration
4 85 (11.10%) ETL
5 79 (10.31%) Scrum
6 59 (7.70%) MVC
7 56 (7.31%) Software Engineering
8 48 (6.27%) Data Modelling
8 48 (6.27%) TDD
9 43 (5.61%) Data Analysis
10 41 (5.35%) Data Migration
10 41 (5.35%) Open Source
11 34 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
11 34 (4.44%) Unit Testing
12 33 (4.31%) Analytics
12 33 (4.31%) Project Management
13 31 (4.05%) Kimball Methodology
14 30 (3.92%) Web Development
15 29 (3.79%) ERP
16 28 (3.66%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 152 (19.84%) C#
2 125 (16.32%) Java
3 117 (15.27%) JavaScript
3 117 (15.27%) PL/SQL
3 117 (15.27%) T-SQL
4 36 (4.70%) PowerShell
5 34 (4.44%) C++
5 34 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 24 (3.13%) Python
6 24 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 23 (3.00%) Groovy
8 16 (2.09%) PHP
8 16 (2.09%) Ruby
8 16 (2.09%) Scala
9 14 (1.83%) VBA
10 13 (1.70%) VB
11 11 (1.44%) C
11 11 (1.44%) VBScript
12 10 (1.31%) VC++
13 7 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 110 (14.36%) Security Cleared
2 73 (9.53%) SC Cleared
3 33 (4.31%) Degree
4 18 (2.35%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (1.96%) ISEB
7 9 (1.17%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.78%) HNC
10 4 (0.52%) HND
11 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.26%) CCNA
12 2 (0.26%) CEH
12 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.26%) CISSP
12 2 (0.26%) MCSE
12 2 (0.26%) OSCP
12 2 (0.26%) PhD
12 2 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.87%) QA
2 13 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.91%) SLA
5 5 (0.65%) Basel II
6 4 (0.52%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.52%) SDET
7 3 (0.39%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.26%) HL7
8 2 (0.26%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (5.35%) Docker
2 18 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.04%) LXC
5 7 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.52%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.26%) RACF
7 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
2 11 (1.44%) SCCM
3 9 (1.17%) Ansible
3 9 (1.17%) Nagios
4 6 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.52%) OSSEC
6 4 (0.52%) Terraform
7 2 (0.26%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.26%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.26%) Nessus
7 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.26%) Puppet
8 1 (0.13%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 187 (24.41%) Oracle
2 155 (20.23%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.44%) SAP
4 26 (3.39%) Teradata
5 21 (2.74%) VMware
6 16 (2.09%) IBM
7 14 (1.83%) IFS
8 13 (1.70%) Tableau
9 11 (1.44%) Hyperion
10 9 (1.17%) HP
11 8 (1.04%) Citrix
12 6 (0.78%) Twitter
13 5 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.65%) Murex
13 5 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
13 5 (0.65%) RedGate
14 4 (0.52%) ATG
14 4 (0.52%) Informatica
14 4 (0.52%) New Relic
14 4 (0.52%) Sitecore
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
AAP3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
TDA Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago