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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 492 382 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.75% 13.43% 14.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.09% 37.67% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 232 227
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 21
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -53.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £12.68 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
1169 1014 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.42% 35.65% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 600 592
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 37 85
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.50 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 +1 158 £378 +25.31% 99
Gloucestershire +2 93 £425 +19.71% 64
Wiltshire -4 71 £350 - 35
Somerset +7 56 £330 -2.22% 33
Devon +3 39 £318 -12.41% 14
Dorset -4 27 £275 -33.93% 48
Cornwall - - - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 286 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 259 (25.54%) .NET
3 256 (25.25%) Oracle
4 236 (23.27%) Microsoft
5 211 (20.81%) Security Cleared
6 200 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
7 198 (19.53%) C#
8 189 (18.64%) Java
9 161 (15.88%) PL/SQL
10 151 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 144 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
12 137 (13.51%) T-SQL
13 134 (13.21%) ASP.NET
14 132 (13.02%) JavaScript
15 128 (12.62%) Finance
16 127 (12.52%) Windows
17 124 (12.23%) HTML
18 119 (11.74%) Data Warehouse
19 117 (11.54%) Oracle Database
20 113 (11.14%) SC Cleared
21 107 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 100 (9.86%) Linux
23 99 (9.76%) ETL
24 98 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
25 97 (9.57%) Migration
26 96 (9.47%) Web Services
27 93 (9.17%) CSS
28 91 (8.97%) Scrum
29 85 (8.38%) MVC
30 81 (7.99%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 61 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.94%) MS Exchange
3 36 (3.55%) SAS
4 35 (3.45%) Apache
5 28 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 26 (2.56%) IIS
7 23 (2.27%) JBoss
8 19 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (1.58%) Lync
10 14 (1.38%) IBM Notes
11 13 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.79%) CMS
15 7 (0.69%) Confluence
15 7 (0.69%) GlassFish
15 7 (0.69%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 44 (4.34%) MS Office
3 18 (1.78%) MS Project
4 7 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.30%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.20%) SPSS
7 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.099%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.099%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.099%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 24 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.79%) Summit
6 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.49%) Agresso
7 3 (0.30%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (0.30%) Maximo
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.099%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.099%) GitHub
4 1 (0.099%) IaaS
4 1 (0.099%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.099%) SaaS
4 1 (0.099%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.66%) LAN
2 26 (2.56%) Firewall
3 24 (2.37%) WAN
4 20 (1.97%) SAN
5 19 (1.87%) DNS
6 13 (1.28%) DHCP
7 12 (1.18%) VPN
8 11 (1.08%) LDAP
8 11 (1.08%) IPsec
9 9 (0.89%) Internet
10 8 (0.79%) VoIP
11 7 (0.69%) Network Security
11 7 (0.69%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.59%) IPv6
12 6 (0.59%) EIGRP
12 6 (0.59%) OSPF
12 6 (0.59%) BGP
13 4 (0.39%) SSH
13 4 (0.39%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 151 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 119 (11.74%) Data Warehouse
4 117 (11.54%) Oracle Database
5 107 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 98 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 72 (7.10%) MySQL
8 50 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 49 (4.83%) Relational Database
10 47 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 44 (4.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 38 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (3.65%) MS Access
14 35 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
15 33 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (2.86%) MongoDB
17 24 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
18 18 (1.78%) RDBMS
19 17 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
20 16 (1.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 65 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (5.33%) Git (software)
3 49 (4.83%) Visual Studio
4 35 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
5 28 (2.76%) Jenkins
6 27 (2.66%) JIRA
7 25 (2.47%) Subversion
8 21 (2.07%) Maven
9 19 (1.87%) Cucumber
10 17 (1.68%) Toad
11 16 (1.58%) JUnit
11 16 (1.58%) SoapUI
12 15 (1.48%) Selenium
12 15 (1.48%) PHPUnit
13 14 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 14 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
14 12 (1.18%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.08%) GoogleTest
15 11 (1.08%) ClearCase
16 9 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 128 (12.62%) Finance
2 52 (5.13%) Banking
3 39 (3.85%) Retail
4 33 (3.25%) Marketing
5 25 (2.47%) Electronics
6 24 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.37%) Back Office
6 24 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.79%) Military
7 8 (0.79%) Automotive
7 8 (0.79%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.39%) Legal
10 3 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 521 (51.38%) Developer
2 184 (18.15%) Analyst
3 122 (12.03%) SQL Developer
4 113 (11.14%) .NET Developer
5 80 (7.89%) DBA
6 65 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 59 (5.82%) Oracle Developer
8 50 (4.93%) Architect
9 47 (4.64%) Senior Developer
10 42 (4.14%) Consultant
10 42 (4.14%) SQL DBA
11 39 (3.85%) Data Analyst
12 37 (3.65%) Database Developer
13 35 (3.45%) C# Developer
14 33 (3.25%) Administrator
15 31 (3.06%) Business Analyst
16 28 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
17 27 (2.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 26 (2.56%) Programmer
18 26 (2.56%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (25.54%) .NET
2 134 (13.21%) ASP.NET
3 124 (12.23%) HTML
4 96 (9.47%) Web Services
5 93 (9.17%) CSS
6 81 (7.99%) XML
7 71 (7.00%) jQuery
8 70 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (4.64%) Hibernate
10 46 (4.54%) J2EE
11 40 (3.94%) .NET Framework
12 38 (3.75%) Spring
13 31 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 31 (3.06%) WCF
14 29 (2.86%) RESTful
15 27 (2.66%) HTML5
16 22 (2.17%) JPA
17 20 (1.97%) SOAP
18 18 (1.78%) JSF
18 18 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.34%) NHS
3 30 (2.96%) Open Source
4 28 (2.76%) Clustering
5 24 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.27%) Data Integration
7 17 (1.68%) DTV
8 15 (1.48%) Data Extraction
9 13 (1.28%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.89%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.89%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.89%) Replication
13 8 (0.79%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.69%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.59%) Blackberry
15 6 (0.59%) Physics
15 6 (0.59%) Wiki
16 5 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 127 (12.52%) Windows
2 100 (9.86%) Linux
3 69 (6.80%) UNIX
4 40 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 18 (1.78%) Windows XP
8 17 (1.68%) CentOS
9 16 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.79%) AIX
12 7 (0.69%) zOS
12 7 (0.69%) Debian
13 6 (0.59%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.59%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.49%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.39%) VMS
15 4 (0.39%) Solaris
16 3 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
3 99 (9.76%) ETL
4 97 (9.57%) Migration
5 91 (8.97%) Scrum
6 85 (8.38%) MVC
7 65 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (6.31%) TDD
9 63 (6.21%) Data Migration
10 59 (5.82%) Unit Testing
11 55 (5.42%) Data Modelling
12 52 (5.13%) Software Engineering
13 50 (4.93%) Data Analysis
14 48 (4.73%) OO
14 48 (4.73%) CRM
15 47 (4.64%) Automated Testing
16 45 (4.44%) BDD
17 44 (4.34%) ITIL
18 38 (3.75%) Test Scripting
19 36 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (19.53%) C#
2 189 (18.64%) Java
3 161 (15.88%) PL/SQL
4 137 (13.51%) T-SQL
5 132 (13.02%) JavaScript
6 55 (5.42%) VB.NET
7 51 (5.03%) PHP
8 40 (3.94%) C++
8 40 (3.94%) Python
9 38 (3.75%) VB
10 36 (3.55%) VBA
11 33 (3.25%) Perl
12 32 (3.16%) Bash Shell
13 20 (1.97%) Ruby
14 15 (1.48%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.38%) C
16 11 (1.08%) Scala
16 11 (1.08%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.79%) VB6
18 6 (0.59%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 211 (20.81%) Security Cleared
2 113 (11.14%) SC Cleared
3 81 (7.99%) DV Cleared
4 24 (2.37%) ISEB
5 23 (2.27%) Degree
6 15 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.08%) MCSE
8 10 (0.99%) VCP4
9 8 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.59%) HND
11 5 (0.49%) MCITP
12 4 (0.39%) CCNA
12 4 (0.39%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.39%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.30%) MCSA
13 3 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
13 3 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.58%) QA
2 8 (0.79%) ISO 14001
2 8 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.69%) HL7
4 4 (0.39%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.30%) SLA
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.099%) JTAG
System Software
1 68 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.99%) XenApp
4 10 (0.99%) vSphere
5 7 (0.69%) XenServer
6 6 (0.59%) Samba
6 6 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.59%) Postfix
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.39%) NFS
8 4 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.20%) Kerio MailServer
9 2 (0.20%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.099%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.099%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (1.58%) Puppet
1 16 (1.58%) SCCM
2 9 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (0.69%) WSUS
4 6 (0.59%) ZABBIX
4 6 (0.59%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.49%) Salt
5 5 (0.49%) SCOM
6 4 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.30%) Nagios
8 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.20%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.099%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.099%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.099%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.099%) Netcool
9 1 (0.099%) AppManager
9 1 (0.099%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 256 (25.25%) Oracle
2 236 (23.27%) Microsoft
3 50 (4.93%) Business Objects
4 46 (4.54%) VMware
5 38 (3.75%) SAP
6 27 (2.66%) Teradata
7 24 (2.37%) Citrix
8 17 (1.68%) IBM
9 16 (1.58%) Cisco
10 15 (1.48%) Zend
11 14 (1.38%) Lotus
11 14 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.28%) Tableau
12 13 (1.28%) Informatica
13 12 (1.18%) Google
14 10 (0.99%) Siebel
14 10 (0.99%) HP
15 9 (0.89%) Sun
16 8 (0.79%) Infoflex
17 7 (0.69%) Open Text
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TRG
Rate: 300-425 Per Day 300-400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £26 - £325 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wiltshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £295 - £320 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Westek Recruitment
Rate: Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago