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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 470 379 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.09% 13.12% 16.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.17% 35.89% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 241 236
Average daily rate
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£363 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 14
Average hourly rate £20.53 £14.25 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.07% -60.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £12.24 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 £43.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
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
1170 1056 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.57% 36.55% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 643 551
Average daily rate £375 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 March 2015.

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 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +2 137 £375 +20.00% 88
Gloucestershire +2 91 £418 +13.60% 45
Wiltshire -3 83 £350 - 47
Somerset +3 65 £330 -5.37% 39
Devon +4 33 £330 +9.09% 16
Dorset -14 14 £263 -37.31% 50
Cornwall +2 1 - - 2
Avon - 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 308 (31.56%) SQL Server
2 276 (28.28%) .NET
3 235 (24.08%) Oracle
4 224 (22.95%) Microsoft
5 209 (21.41%) C#
6 194 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
7 192 (19.67%) Security Cleared
8 169 (17.32%) Java
9 162 (16.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 145 (14.86%) PL/SQL
10 145 (14.86%) ASP.NET
11 138 (14.14%) T-SQL
12 136 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
13 133 (13.63%) JavaScript
13 133 (13.63%) Windows
14 128 (13.11%) HTML
15 127 (13.01%) Finance
16 124 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
17 119 (12.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 112 (11.48%) Oracle Database
19 103 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
20 99 (10.14%) ETL
21 98 (10.04%) SC Cleared
22 95 (9.73%) MVC
23 93 (9.53%) Scrum
24 91 (9.32%) Migration
24 91 (9.32%) CSS
25 87 (8.91%) Web Services
26 86 (8.81%) Linux
27 83 (8.50%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 59 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 41 (4.20%) MS Exchange
3 33 (3.38%) SAS
3 33 (3.38%) IIS
4 32 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
5 30 (3.07%) Apache
6 27 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 20 (2.05%) JBoss
8 19 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (1.74%) Lync
10 14 (1.43%) IBM Notes
11 13 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (1.23%) K2 blackpearl
12 12 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (1.13%) CMS
14 9 (0.92%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.72%) Confluence
15 7 (0.72%) GlassFish
16 6 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.00%) MS Office
3 17 (1.74%) MS Project
4 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) SPSS
5 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (1.02%) Summit
6 4 (0.41%) Agresso
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (0.31%) Maximo
8 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.10%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.10%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.10%) Unica Affinium
9 1 (0.10%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.10%) SaaS
4 1 (0.10%) PaaS
4 1 (0.10%) GitHub
4 1 (0.10%) IaaS
4 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.66%) LAN
1 26 (2.66%) Firewall
2 23 (2.36%) WAN
3 16 (1.64%) DNS
4 13 (1.33%) VPN
4 13 (1.33%) SAN
5 11 (1.13%) DHCP
5 11 (1.13%) IPsec
6 9 (0.92%) VoIP
7 8 (0.82%) Internet
7 8 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.82%) Network Security
8 7 (0.72%) LDAP
9 6 (0.61%) IPv6
9 6 (0.61%) OSPF
9 6 (0.61%) BGP
9 6 (0.61%) EIGRP
10 4 (0.41%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.31%) SMTP
11 3 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (31.56%) SQL Server
2 162 (16.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 124 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
4 119 (12.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 112 (11.48%) Oracle Database
6 103 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 69 (7.07%) MySQL
8 54 (5.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 49 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 39 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 38 (3.89%) Oracle Database 11g
12 37 (3.79%) Relational Database
13 35 (3.59%) Oracle Database 10g
14 31 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (2.97%) MongoDB
16 25 (2.56%) MS Access
17 20 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
17 20 (2.05%) OLAP
18 16 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
19 14 (1.43%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 64 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (5.33%) Visual Studio
3 50 (5.12%) Git (software)
4 29 (2.97%) JIRA
5 28 (2.87%) Oracle APEX
6 23 (2.36%) Subversion
7 19 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
7 19 (1.95%) Jenkins
8 18 (1.84%) Maven
9 16 (1.64%) SoapUI
10 13 (1.33%) JUnit
11 12 (1.23%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.23%) Toad
11 12 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 12 (1.23%) PHPUnit
12 11 (1.13%) GoogleTest
13 10 (1.02%) Selenium
14 9 (0.92%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.92%) NUnit
14 9 (0.92%) ClearCase
General
1 127 (13.01%) Finance
2 46 (4.71%) Banking
3 32 (3.28%) Retail
4 30 (3.07%) Marketing
5 28 (2.87%) Back Office
6 22 (2.25%) Electronics
7 18 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.92%) Military
10 8 (0.82%) Automotive
11 6 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.41%) Legal
12 4 (0.41%) Advertising
13 2 (0.20%) Law
14 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 511 (52.36%) Developer
2 180 (18.44%) Analyst
3 135 (13.83%) SQL Developer
4 131 (13.42%) .NET Developer
5 80 (8.20%) DBA
6 56 (5.74%) Oracle Developer
7 52 (5.33%) Java Developer
8 45 (4.61%) Senior Developer
9 43 (4.41%) Architect
9 43 (4.41%) SQL DBA
10 37 (3.79%) Consultant
11 36 (3.69%) Data Analyst
12 35 (3.59%) C# Developer
13 33 (3.38%) Administrator
14 30 (3.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 29 (2.97%) Business Analyst
15 29 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
16 26 (2.66%) Programmer
17 25 (2.56%) Oracle DBA
17 25 (2.56%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (28.28%) .NET
2 145 (14.86%) ASP.NET
3 128 (13.11%) HTML
4 91 (9.32%) CSS
5 87 (8.91%) Web Services
6 83 (8.50%) XML
7 73 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 68 (6.97%) jQuery
9 54 (5.53%) .NET Framework
10 41 (4.20%) J2EE
11 38 (3.89%) Hibernate
12 34 (3.48%) WCF
13 29 (2.97%) Spring
14 25 (2.56%) HTML5
14 25 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 24 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 22 (2.25%) RESTful
16 22 (2.25%) JPA
17 19 (1.95%) LINQ
17 19 (1.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.74%) NHS
3 28 (2.87%) Open Source
4 25 (2.56%) Clustering
5 22 (2.25%) Data Integration
6 20 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.43%) DTV
8 12 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.13%) Data Extraction
10 9 (0.92%) Reference Data
11 8 (0.82%) Replication
11 8 (0.82%) N-Tier
11 8 (0.82%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.72%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.72%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.61%) Physics
13 6 (0.61%) Wiki
14 5 (0.51%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.51%) Linked Data
14 5 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 133 (13.63%) Windows
2 86 (8.81%) Linux
3 50 (5.12%) UNIX
4 43 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.36%) Windows 7
7 20 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.74%) CentOS
9 16 (1.64%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.82%) AIX
11 6 (0.61%) Debian
11 6 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.51%) zOS
13 3 (0.31%) Solaris
13 3 (0.31%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.20%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
3 99 (10.14%) ETL
4 95 (9.73%) MVC
5 93 (9.53%) Scrum
6 91 (9.32%) Migration
7 64 (6.56%) Unit Testing
8 60 (6.15%) Data Migration
9 59 (6.05%) TDD
10 52 (5.33%) Data Modelling
10 52 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (4.82%) OO
11 47 (4.82%) Data Analysis
12 46 (4.71%) Software Engineering
13 44 (4.51%) CRM
14 43 (4.41%) BDD
15 41 (4.20%) Automated Testing
16 36 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (3.48%) ITIL
18 33 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 209 (21.41%) C#
2 169 (17.32%) Java
3 145 (14.86%) PL/SQL
4 138 (14.14%) T-SQL
5 133 (13.63%) JavaScript
6 55 (5.64%) VB.NET
7 43 (4.41%) PHP
8 41 (4.20%) VB
9 37 (3.79%) Python
9 37 (3.79%) C++
10 34 (3.48%) VBA
11 25 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.05%) Perl
13 18 (1.84%) Ruby
14 15 (1.54%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.02%) VB6
15 10 (1.02%) C
16 8 (0.82%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.82%) Scala
17 6 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 192 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 98 (10.04%) SC Cleared
3 78 (7.99%) DV Cleared
4 25 (2.56%) Degree
5 17 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.64%) ISEB
7 13 (1.33%) MCSE
8 10 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.92%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.51%) MCSA
11 5 (0.51%) MCITP
11 5 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.41%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.41%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.41%) HND
13 3 (0.31%) CCNA
14 2 (0.20%) MCP
14 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.10%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.74%) QA
2 10 (1.02%) ISO 9001
2 10 (1.02%) ISO 14001
3 6 (0.61%) HL7
4 4 (0.41%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.20%) SLA
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) JTAG
System Software
1 69 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.02%) XenApp
5 9 (0.92%) vSphere
6 7 (0.72%) XenServer
6 7 (0.72%) iptables
7 6 (0.61%) Postfix
7 6 (0.61%) Samba
8 3 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.20%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.10%) Kerio MailServer
10 1 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (1.74%) SCCM
2 15 (1.54%) Puppet
3 7 (0.72%) WSUS
4 6 (0.61%) ZABBIX
4 6 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.61%) SCOM
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.51%) Salt
6 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.20%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.20%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.10%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.10%) AppManager
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 235 (24.08%) Oracle
2 224 (22.95%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.61%) Business Objects
4 43 (4.41%) VMware
5 29 (2.97%) SAP
6 25 (2.56%) Teradata
7 23 (2.36%) Citrix
8 15 (1.54%) Cisco
9 14 (1.43%) Lotus
9 14 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.43%) Zend
10 13 (1.33%) Tableau
10 13 (1.33%) IBM
11 12 (1.23%) Google
12 10 (1.02%) HP
12 10 (1.02%) Informatica
13 7 (0.72%) Cerner
13 7 (0.72%) ESRI
14 6 (0.61%) Actuate
14 6 (0.61%) Sun
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Somerset
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 4 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £37 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £19.37 - £21.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fusion Experience
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
360 Resourcing
Rate: £17k - 20k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago