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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 390 465 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.02% 15.11% 15.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.57% 39.68% 39.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 340 323
Median daily rate £350 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 8
Median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £34.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -21.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £19.50 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.88 £37.71 £84.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
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
1128 1172 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.65% 38.08% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 784 776
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 71 54
Median hourly rate £39.00 £35.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 0 100 £350 +3.70% 68
Wiltshire 0 81 £363 +7.40% 21
Gloucestershire -2 73 £350 -9.09% 18
Devon +8 50 £340 +6.25% 8
Somerset -8 25 £350 +2.94% 24
Dorset -13 18 £350 +7.69% 20
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 245 (30.78%) SQL Server
2 197 (24.75%) Finance
3 179 (22.49%) Microsoft
4 172 (21.61%) C#
5 166 (20.85%) .NET
6 150 (18.84%) Oracle
7 149 (18.72%) HTML
8 147 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
9 136 (17.09%) JavaScript
10 129 (16.21%) Java
11 127 (15.95%) Windows
11 127 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
12 125 (15.70%) CSS
13 117 (14.70%) Security Cleared
14 108 (13.57%) Migration
15 97 (12.19%) Data Warehouse
16 92 (11.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 87 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
18 83 (10.43%) PL/SQL
19 78 (9.80%) MVC
20 77 (9.67%) ASP.NET
21 75 (9.42%) Linux
22 74 (9.30%) MS Excel
23 72 (9.05%) ETL
23 72 (9.05%) T-SQL
24 69 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 69 (8.67%) jQuery
25 67 (8.42%) PowerShell
26 65 (8.17%) XML
26 65 (8.17%) 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 65 (8.17%) SharePoint
2 40 (5.03%) IIS
3 31 (3.89%) SAS
4 28 (3.52%) Apache
5 25 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (2.39%) MS Exchange
6 19 (2.39%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.88%) Skype for Business
8 12 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (1.51%) CICS
8 12 (1.51%) JBoss
9 11 (1.38%) CMS
10 10 (1.26%) Confluence
10 10 (1.26%) Mule
10 10 (1.26%) Mule ESB
11 9 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.01%) Apache Spark
12 8 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (1.01%) Umbraco
12 8 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 74 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.77%) MS Office
3 12 (1.51%) InfoPath
4 10 (1.26%) SPSS
5 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) Revit
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (3.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.88%) Oracle Payroll
7 6 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.25%) Magento
11 2 (0.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.64%) GitHub
3 21 (2.64%) Office 365
4 16 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (0.88%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.63%) SaaS
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.13%) IaaS
9 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.13%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.13%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.52%) DNS
2 23 (2.89%) HTTP
3 22 (2.76%) SAN
4 20 (2.51%) DHCP
5 19 (2.39%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.63%) SSL
7 12 (1.51%) LAN
7 12 (1.51%) VPN
7 12 (1.51%) WAN
8 9 (1.13%) Firewall
9 7 (0.88%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.75%) Internet
11 4 (0.50%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.50%) Intranet
11 4 (0.50%) Network Security
11 4 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.50%) SSH
12 3 (0.38%) DSL
12 3 (0.38%) LDAP
12 3 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (30.78%) SQL Server
2 97 (12.19%) Data Warehouse
3 92 (11.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 52 (6.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 49 (6.16%) Relational Database
8 41 (5.15%) Oracle Database
9 38 (4.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (4.02%) MySQL
11 30 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
13 27 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
15 24 (3.02%) Big Data
16 23 (2.89%) NoSQL
17 21 (2.64%) MongoDB
17 21 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
18 20 (2.51%) Data Mining
19 15 (1.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 57 (7.16%) Git (software)
2 50 (6.28%) JIRA
3 38 (4.77%) Visual Studio
4 34 (4.27%) Cucumber
5 30 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (3.39%) Jenkins
7 26 (3.27%) JUnit
8 25 (3.14%) Maven
9 24 (3.02%) Capybara
9 24 (3.02%) Subversion
10 23 (2.89%) Selenium
11 14 (1.76%) WebDriver
12 13 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (1.63%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.63%) git-flow
12 13 (1.63%) RSpec
13 12 (1.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (1.38%) SpecFlow
15 9 (1.13%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 197 (24.75%) Finance
2 47 (5.90%) Manufacturing
3 42 (5.28%) Banking
4 40 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 39 (4.90%) Marketing
6 31 (3.89%) Electronics
7 12 (1.51%) Back Office
7 12 (1.51%) Retail
8 11 (1.38%) Games
9 7 (0.88%) Billing
10 5 (0.63%) Advertising
10 5 (0.63%) Local Government
11 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.38%) Military
12 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.25%) Legal
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 397 (49.87%) Developer
2 149 (18.72%) Analyst
3 103 (12.94%) SQL Developer
4 78 (9.80%) .NET Developer
5 55 (6.91%) Java Developer
6 51 (6.41%) Consultant
7 50 (6.28%) C# Developer
8 48 (6.03%) DBA
9 45 (5.65%) Data Analyst
10 34 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 34 (4.27%) SQL DBA
11 32 (4.02%) Software Developer
12 31 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (3.64%) Senior Developer
14 28 (3.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 27 (3.39%) Administrator
15 27 (3.39%) Architect
15 27 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
16 26 (3.27%) SQL Analyst
17 25 (3.14%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (20.85%) .NET
2 149 (18.72%) HTML
3 125 (15.70%) CSS
4 77 (9.67%) ASP.NET
5 69 (8.67%) jQuery
6 65 (8.17%) XML
7 61 (7.66%) Web Services
8 55 (6.91%) Spring
9 46 (5.78%) AngularJS
10 35 (4.40%) JSON
11 34 (4.27%) .NET Framework
12 33 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (3.52%) Hibernate
14 27 (3.39%) RESTful
15 25 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (3.02%) WCF
17 23 (2.89%) HTML5
18 20 (2.51%) REST
19 19 (2.39%) SOAP
20 18 (2.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.27%) Computer Science
2 26 (3.27%) Management Information System
2 26 (3.27%) Visualisation
3 25 (3.14%) NHS
4 19 (2.39%) Clustering
5 15 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 14 (1.76%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.63%) Data Extraction
7 13 (1.63%) Mainframe
7 13 (1.63%) Replication
8 12 (1.51%) User Experience
9 10 (1.26%) Wiki
10 9 (1.13%) Statistics
11 8 (1.01%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.88%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.88%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.75%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.75%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.75%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 127 (15.95%) Windows
2 75 (9.42%) Linux
3 64 (8.04%) Unix
4 57 (7.16%) Windows Server
5 28 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (2.89%) Windows 7
8 20 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.88%) Windows 10
10 13 (1.63%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.26%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.88%) zOS
13 6 (0.75%) Solaris
14 4 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.38%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.25%) AIX
17 1 (0.13%) Android
17 1 (0.13%) OS/400
17 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
3 108 (13.57%) Migration
4 78 (9.80%) MVC
5 72 (9.05%) ETL
6 63 (7.91%) Scrum
7 56 (7.04%) Data Migration
8 53 (6.66%) OO
9 44 (5.53%) TDD
10 43 (5.40%) Data Analysis
11 41 (5.15%) Open Source
12 39 (4.90%) Data Modelling
12 39 (4.90%) Programme Management
12 39 (4.90%) SDLC
13 37 (4.65%) DevOps
14 36 (4.52%) Unit Testing
15 35 (4.40%) Analytics
15 35 (4.40%) Integration Testing
15 35 (4.40%) Software Engineering
15 35 (4.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 172 (21.61%) C#
2 136 (17.09%) JavaScript
3 129 (16.21%) Java
4 83 (10.43%) PL/SQL
5 72 (9.05%) T-SQL
6 67 (8.42%) PowerShell
7 59 (7.41%) Python
8 53 (6.66%) Ruby
9 49 (6.16%) C++
10 33 (4.15%) VB.NET
11 30 (3.77%) VBA
12 28 (3.52%) Scala
13 26 (3.27%) MATLAB
13 26 (3.27%) R
14 25 (3.14%) C
15 24 (3.02%) VB
16 23 (2.89%) Shell Script
17 20 (2.51%) PHP
18 17 (2.14%) VBScript
19 13 (1.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 117 (14.70%) Security Cleared
2 49 (6.16%) DV Cleared
3 48 (6.03%) Degree
4 46 (5.78%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.64%) ISEB
5 21 (2.64%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.51%) PhD
7 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.75%) MCITP
8 6 (0.75%) MCTS
9 5 (0.63%) CCNA
9 5 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.63%) MCAD
9 5 (0.63%) MCSD
10 3 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.25%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.13%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.13%) SANS
12 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.64%) QA
2 8 (1.01%) SLA
3 5 (0.63%) ISO 14001
3 5 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.50%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.25%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.25%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.13%) Basel II
7 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) SEPA
7 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 58 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.26%) vSphere
5 17 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.13%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.01%) XenApp
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.50%) Docker
10 4 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.38%) Firmware
12 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.13%) RACF
13 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (4.77%) SCCM
2 13 (1.63%) SCOM
3 12 (1.51%) Puppet
4 11 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
5 10 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (0.75%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.63%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.63%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.63%) Kibana
9 3 (0.38%) Ansible
9 3 (0.38%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.25%) Control-M
10 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.25%) NSN NetAct
10 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 179 (22.49%) Microsoft
2 150 (18.84%) Oracle
3 45 (5.65%) SAP
3 45 (5.65%) VMware
4 36 (4.52%) Teradata
5 15 (1.88%) IBM
6 13 (1.63%) Cisco
6 13 (1.63%) Citrix
6 13 (1.63%) Rally
7 11 (1.38%) HP
7 11 (1.38%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.13%) Apple
10 8 (1.01%) Nintex
11 7 (0.88%) Cognos
11 7 (0.88%) Intel Security
11 7 (0.88%) RedGate
11 7 (0.88%) Twitter
12 6 (0.75%) Tableau
12 6 (0.75%) Veeam
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