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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 387 496 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.29% 15.56% 15.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.96% 38.60% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 377 359
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 34
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.63 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +49.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.00 £22.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £44.90 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +34.61%
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
1107 1285 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.86% 40.31% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 854 756
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 66 79
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.30% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £31.60 £23.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Wiltshire +11 99 £402 +7.06% 22
Bristol -10 70 £363 +3.57% 54
Devon +1 62 £425 +21.42% 9
Gloucestershire -4 57 £375 -9.63% 42
Somerset -6 32 £300 -20.00% 26
Dorset +3 20 £400 +91.61% 27
Cornwall - 7 £325 -
Avon - 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 311 (38.54%) SQL Server
2 199 (24.66%) Oracle
3 183 (22.68%) .NET
4 181 (22.43%) Finance
5 173 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (20.07%) C#
7 155 (19.21%) Microsoft
8 136 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
9 130 (16.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 126 (15.61%) PL/SQL
11 125 (15.49%) HTML
12 124 (15.37%) JavaScript
13 121 (14.99%) Security Cleared
14 117 (14.50%) Java
14 117 (14.50%) Data Warehouse
15 112 (13.88%) Windows
16 106 (13.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 101 (12.52%) T-SQL
18 96 (11.90%) Migration
19 93 (11.52%) XML
20 83 (10.29%) Linux
21 79 (9.79%) Scrum
22 77 (9.54%) ASP.NET
23 75 (9.29%) ETL
24 74 (9.17%) CSS
24 74 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
25 72 (8.92%) SC Cleared
25 72 (8.92%) Git (software)
26 71 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
27 68 (8.43%) MS Excel

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 56 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 43 (5.33%) IIS
3 35 (4.34%) SAS
4 24 (2.97%) Apache
5 21 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (2.35%) Apache Spark
7 16 (1.98%) Confluence
7 16 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.98%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.73%) JBoss
9 13 (1.61%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (1.24%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.99%) CMS
12 8 (0.99%) NServiceBus
13 7 (0.87%) Mule
14 6 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.62%) OpenROAD
15 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 68 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.22%) MS Office
3 8 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.50%) MS Project
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.25%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) ArcView
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 21 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.74%) Maximo
8 6 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.62%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 4 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.37%) Oracle Payroll
12 2 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
12 2 (0.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (0.74%) IaaS
5 6 (0.74%) Office 365
6 5 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.62%) TestFlight
7 4 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.50%) GitHub
7 4 (0.50%) Route 53
7 4 (0.50%) SaaS
7 4 (0.50%) Slack
8 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.12%) Boomi
9 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.12%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.22%) SAN
2 19 (2.35%) HTTP
3 14 (1.73%) DNS
4 11 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.99%) DSL
5 8 (0.99%) Internet
5 8 (0.99%) LDAP
6 7 (0.87%) DHCP
6 7 (0.87%) FCAPS
6 7 (0.87%) SSL
7 6 (0.74%) VPN
8 5 (0.62%) Extranet
8 5 (0.62%) VoIP
9 4 (0.50%) DMZ
9 4 (0.50%) Firewall
10 3 (0.37%) Intranet
10 3 (0.37%) SNMP
10 3 (0.37%) WebEx
11 2 (0.25%) LAN
11 2 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (38.54%) SQL Server
2 130 (16.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 117 (14.50%) Data Warehouse
4 106 (13.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 74 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 67 (8.30%) Oracle Database
7 63 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 55 (6.82%) Relational Database
9 50 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 47 (5.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 39 (4.83%) MySQL
11 39 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
12 35 (4.34%) BusinessObjects
13 27 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 25 (3.10%) MongoDB
14 25 (3.10%) Oracle Database 10g
15 24 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
15 24 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (2.85%) Big Data
17 19 (2.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 72 (8.92%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (6.07%) Jenkins
4 42 (5.20%) Visual Studio
5 33 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 30 (3.72%) JIRA
7 21 (2.60%) Selenium
8 19 (2.35%) Subversion
9 18 (2.23%) JUnit
10 17 (2.11%) Gradle
10 17 (2.11%) Maven
11 16 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
11 16 (1.98%) Toad
12 14 (1.73%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.73%) Eclipse
13 11 (1.36%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 9 (1.12%) JMeter
15 9 (1.12%) NUnit
16 8 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 181 (22.43%) Finance
2 33 (4.09%) Banking
3 32 (3.97%) Marketing
4 24 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.85%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.60%) Retail
7 17 (2.11%) Advertising
7 17 (2.11%) Electronics
8 15 (1.86%) Back Office
9 8 (0.99%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.62%) Military
11 4 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.50%) Billing
11 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.50%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 395 (48.95%) Developer
2 132 (16.36%) Analyst
3 128 (15.86%) SQL Developer
4 83 (10.29%) .NET Developer
5 77 (9.54%) DBA
6 58 (7.19%) Java Developer
7 57 (7.06%) SQL DBA
8 55 (6.82%) C# Developer
9 51 (6.32%) Consultant
10 44 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 43 (5.33%) Oracle Developer
12 39 (4.83%) Senior Developer
13 33 (4.09%) Administrator
14 28 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
14 28 (3.47%) Software Developer
15 27 (3.35%) SQL Analyst
16 26 (3.22%) Data Analyst
16 26 (3.22%) Tester
17 24 (2.97%) Software Engineer
18 22 (2.73%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (22.68%) .NET
2 125 (15.49%) HTML
3 93 (11.52%) XML
4 77 (9.54%) ASP.NET
5 74 (9.17%) CSS
6 62 (7.68%) Web Services
7 57 (7.06%) Spring
8 54 (6.69%) HTML5
9 50 (6.20%) jQuery
10 46 (5.70%) AngularJS
10 46 (5.70%) JSON
11 44 (5.45%) SOAP
12 43 (5.33%) REST
13 34 (4.21%) Hibernate
14 30 (3.72%) .NET Framework
14 30 (3.72%) RabbitMQ
15 28 (3.47%) WCF
16 26 (3.22%) LINQ
17 25 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 25 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.10%) NHS
3 23 (2.85%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.73%) Clustering
5 19 (2.35%) Data Structures
6 18 (2.23%) Visualisation
7 16 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.73%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.36%) Replication
10 10 (1.24%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.24%) User Experience
11 9 (1.12%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.87%) CESG
12 7 (0.87%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.87%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.74%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.74%) iPad
13 6 (0.74%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.74%) PKI
14 5 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 112 (13.88%) Windows
2 83 (10.29%) Linux
3 58 (7.19%) Unix
4 44 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.36%) AIX
7 11 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.99%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.99%) Mesosphere
10 7 (0.87%) CentOS
10 7 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.50%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.50%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.37%) Android
12 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.25%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
3 96 (11.90%) Migration
4 79 (9.79%) Scrum
5 75 (9.29%) ETL
6 60 (7.43%) MVC
7 58 (7.19%) Software Engineering
8 51 (6.32%) TDD
9 46 (5.70%) Analytics
10 42 (5.20%) Data Analysis
11 41 (5.08%) Data Modelling
12 37 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (4.58%) Data Migration
12 37 (4.58%) Open Source
12 37 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
13 36 (4.46%) ITIL
14 35 (4.34%) DevOps
15 34 (4.21%) Unit Testing
16 32 (3.97%) Web Development
17 31 (3.84%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 162 (20.07%) C#
2 126 (15.61%) PL/SQL
3 124 (15.37%) JavaScript
4 117 (14.50%) Java
5 101 (12.52%) T-SQL
6 52 (6.44%) C++
7 42 (5.20%) PowerShell
8 33 (4.09%) Python
8 33 (4.09%) Shell Script
9 29 (3.59%) VB.NET
10 23 (2.85%) Scala
11 21 (2.60%) Groovy
12 20 (2.48%) VB
13 17 (2.11%) VBA
14 16 (1.98%) VBScript
15 15 (1.86%) Ruby
16 11 (1.36%) Bash Shell
17 10 (1.24%) Perl
17 10 (1.24%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.24%) VC++
Qualifications
1 121 (14.99%) Security Cleared
2 72 (8.92%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.08%) Degree
4 33 (4.09%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (1.24%) ISEB
7 7 (0.87%) HNC
7 7 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.74%) PhD
9 5 (0.62%) Siebel Certification
10 4 (0.50%) HND
10 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.37%) MCSE
12 2 (0.25%) CCNA
12 2 (0.25%) CEH
12 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.25%) CISSP
12 2 (0.25%) MCSA
12 2 (0.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.11%) QA
2 14 (1.73%) SLA
3 12 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.62%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.50%) Basel II
7 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.37%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.37%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.25%) HL7
8 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.25%) SDET
9 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 41 (5.08%) Docker
2 23 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.99%) LXC
5 4 (0.50%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.25%) RACF
7 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.25%) vSphere
7 2 (0.25%) XenApp
7 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.12%) HDFS
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (1.73%) Ansible
2 13 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
2 13 (1.61%) SCCM
3 9 (1.12%) Nagios
4 8 (0.99%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.87%) Puppet
6 5 (0.62%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.50%) OSSEC
7 4 (0.50%) Terraform
8 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.25%) CA Endevor
9 2 (0.25%) Nessus
9 2 (0.25%) SCOM
10 1 (0.12%) CloudHub
10 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 199 (24.66%) Oracle
2 155 (19.21%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.21%) VMware
4 33 (4.09%) SAP
4 33 (4.09%) Teradata
5 14 (1.73%) IBM
6 12 (1.49%) Tableau
7 11 (1.36%) IFS
8 10 (1.24%) Citrix
9 9 (1.12%) HP
10 8 (0.99%) Nokia
10 8 (0.99%) Siebel
10 8 (0.99%) Twitter
11 6 (0.74%) Hyperion
11 6 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.74%) RedGate
11 6 (0.74%) Veeam
12 5 (0.62%) Cisco
12 5 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Spring Technology
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Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Long Term
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
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Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £249 - £351 per day
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Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
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Gloucestershire
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Hydrogen Group
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Spargonet Consulting Plc
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Bristol
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Bristol
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