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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 471 427 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.28% 14.88% 14.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.78% 38.23% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 297 185
Average daily rate
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£340 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.42 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% -17.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.47 £26.31 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £58.00 £62.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
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
1184 1117 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.42% 38.93% 33.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 735 417
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 50 42
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £20.06 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 97 £338 -3.57% 93
Gloucestershire +4 90 £375 +11.94% 38
Somerset +3 86 £340 +4.61% 42
Wiltshire +2 75 £338 +3.84% 43
Devon -1 30 £315 +20.00% 20
Dorset -2 27 £325 -13.33% 34
Cornwall +4 2 £338 +246.15% 3
Avon - 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 332 (33.81%) SQL Server
2 251 (25.56%) .NET
3 245 (24.95%) Oracle
4 201 (20.47%) Microsoft
5 199 (20.26%) C#
6 188 (19.14%) Business Intelligence
7 173 (17.62%) Finance
8 167 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
9 161 (16.40%) Data Warehouse
10 149 (15.17%) HTML
10 149 (15.17%) ASP.NET
11 148 (15.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 147 (14.97%) Security Cleared
12 147 (14.97%) Java
13 143 (14.56%) T-SQL
13 143 (14.56%) Windows
14 137 (13.95%) JavaScript
15 135 (13.75%) CSS
16 134 (13.65%) PL/SQL
17 131 (13.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 115 (11.71%) Migration
19 103 (10.49%) MVC
20 102 (10.39%) ETL
21 100 (10.18%) Oracle Database
22 94 (9.57%) Scrum
23 89 (9.06%) Web Services
24 80 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
25 78 (7.94%) XML
26 76 (7.74%) MS Excel
27 72 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 47 (4.79%) SAS
2 46 (4.68%) SharePoint
3 44 (4.48%) IIS
4 38 (3.87%) Apache
5 34 (3.46%) Tomcat
6 25 (2.55%) MS Exchange
6 25 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
7 24 (2.44%) JBoss
8 18 (1.83%) IBM Notes
9 13 (1.32%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.12%) Umbraco
10 11 (1.12%) K2 blackpearl
11 10 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.92%) Mule
12 9 (0.92%) CMS
13 8 (0.81%) Liferay
13 8 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.61%) Confluence
14 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 76 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.65%) MS Office
3 12 (1.22%) MS Project
4 10 (1.02%) PowerPivot
5 6 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.31%) SPSS
7 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.02%) Summit
4 9 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.41%) Agresso
5 4 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.20%) Maximo
7 2 (0.20%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.10%) Unica Affinium
8 1 (0.10%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.10%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.41%) SaaS
4 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.10%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.10%) PaaS
6 1 (0.10%) Office 365
6 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.75%) Firewall
2 20 (2.04%) DNS
3 17 (1.73%) Internet
4 15 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.32%) VPN
5 13 (1.32%) SAN
6 12 (1.22%) LAN
7 11 (1.12%) HTTP
8 10 (1.02%) DHCP
8 10 (1.02%) WAN
8 10 (1.02%) Network Security
9 7 (0.71%) IPsec
10 5 (0.51%) NAS
11 4 (0.41%) VoIP
11 4 (0.41%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.31%) LDAP
12 3 (0.31%) Intranet
12 3 (0.31%) IPv6
12 3 (0.31%) OSPF
12 3 (0.31%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (33.81%) SQL Server
2 161 (16.40%) Data Warehouse
3 148 (15.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 131 (13.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 100 (10.18%) Oracle Database
6 72 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 61 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 46 (4.68%) MySQL
9 42 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 39 (3.97%) Relational Database
11 37 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 35 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 32 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 27 (2.75%) MS Access
15 25 (2.55%) MongoDB
16 21 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
18 19 (1.93%) BusinessObjects XI
19 15 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 48 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (3.26%) Oracle Forms
3 31 (3.16%) Visual Studio
4 26 (2.65%) JIRA
5 19 (1.93%) Eclipse
5 19 (1.93%) Git (software)
6 18 (1.83%) NUnit
6 18 (1.83%) Subversion
7 17 (1.73%) JUnit
7 17 (1.73%) Oracle APEX
7 17 (1.73%) Jenkins
8 16 (1.63%) Maven
9 15 (1.53%) Selenium
10 14 (1.43%) Toad
10 14 (1.43%) SoapUI
11 11 (1.12%) MSTest
12 9 (0.92%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.71%) Mockito
14 6 (0.61%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 173 (17.62%) Finance
2 58 (5.91%) Banking
3 38 (3.87%) Retail
4 33 (3.36%) Marketing
5 29 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.14%) Electronics
8 19 (1.93%) Back Office
9 12 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.92%) Military
11 7 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.41%) Advertising
13 4 (0.41%) Legal
14 3 (0.31%) Law
15 2 (0.20%) Billing
16 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 506 (51.53%) Developer
2 177 (18.02%) Analyst
3 139 (14.15%) SQL Developer
4 135 (13.75%) .NET Developer
5 62 (6.31%) DBA
6 60 (6.11%) Java Developer
6 60 (6.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 58 (5.91%) Oracle Developer
8 39 (3.97%) Data Analyst
8 39 (3.97%) SQL DBA
9 36 (3.67%) C# Developer
9 36 (3.67%) Business Analyst
10 35 (3.56%) Consultant
11 31 (3.16%) Software Engineer
11 31 (3.16%) Senior Developer
12 30 (3.05%) Architect
12 30 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 29 (2.95%) Support Engineer
13 29 (2.95%) ASP.NET Developer
14 26 (2.65%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (25.56%) .NET
2 149 (15.17%) HTML
2 149 (15.17%) ASP.NET
3 135 (13.75%) CSS
4 89 (9.06%) Web Services
5 78 (7.94%) XML
6 60 (6.11%) .NET Framework
7 59 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (5.40%) jQuery
9 38 (3.87%) SOAP
9 38 (3.87%) J2EE
10 36 (3.67%) Hibernate
11 29 (2.95%) REST
12 28 (2.85%) WCF
13 27 (2.75%) JSP
14 25 (2.55%) JPA
15 24 (2.44%) Entity Framework
15 24 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (2.24%) JSF
17 21 (2.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.82%) NHS
3 23 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.14%) DTV
5 15 (1.53%) Data Integration
6 14 (1.43%) Data Extraction
7 12 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.02%) Clustering
9 8 (0.81%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.71%) User Experience
10 7 (0.71%) Visualisation
10 7 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.61%) Replication
11 6 (0.61%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.51%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.51%) Statistics
12 5 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 143 (14.56%) Windows
2 67 (6.82%) Linux
3 54 (5.50%) UNIX
4 42 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 22 (2.24%) Windows XP
9 16 (1.63%) Solaris
10 9 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.92%) SUSE
10 9 (0.92%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.81%) AIX
12 7 (0.71%) NetWare
12 7 (0.71%) CentOS
12 7 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.41%) Fedora
14 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.31%) Debian
15 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (19.14%) Business Intelligence
2 167 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (11.71%) Migration
4 103 (10.49%) MVC
5 102 (10.39%) ETL
6 94 (9.57%) Scrum
7 59 (6.01%) Data Migration
8 55 (5.60%) Unit Testing
8 55 (5.60%) Data Analysis
9 53 (5.40%) Software Engineering
9 53 (5.40%) Data Modelling
10 46 (4.68%) OO
11 44 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (4.48%) TDD
12 43 (4.38%) Web Development
12 43 (4.38%) BDD
13 42 (4.28%) E-Commerce
13 42 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
14 40 (4.07%) ITIL
15 31 (3.16%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 199 (20.26%) C#
2 147 (14.97%) Java
3 143 (14.56%) T-SQL
4 137 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 134 (13.65%) PL/SQL
6 47 (4.79%) VB.NET
7 40 (4.07%) C++
8 39 (3.97%) VBA
9 33 (3.36%) VB
10 29 (2.95%) PowerShell
11 28 (2.85%) Python
12 19 (1.93%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.73%) Ruby
14 15 (1.53%) VBScript
15 14 (1.43%) C
15 14 (1.43%) Perl
15 14 (1.43%) PHP
16 13 (1.32%) VB6
17 9 (0.92%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 147 (14.97%) Security Cleared
2 72 (7.33%) SC Cleared
3 66 (6.72%) DV Cleared
4 29 (2.95%) Degree
5 18 (1.83%) ISEB
6 12 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.61%) MCSE
10 5 (0.51%) HND
10 5 (0.51%) MCITP
11 4 (0.41%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.41%) HNC
12 3 (0.31%) MCSA
12 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.31%) MCTS
13 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.20%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.83%) QA
2 12 (1.22%) SLA
3 11 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 10 (1.02%) ISO 14001
5 9 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.81%) HL7
7 6 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.31%) Basel II
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.10%) FATCA
10 1 (0.10%) COREP
10 1 (0.10%) FINREP
System Software
1 68 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
3 11 (1.12%) vSphere
4 6 (0.61%) XenApp
5 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.41%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.31%) Samba
6 3 (0.31%) Firmware
6 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.31%) Postfix
6 3 (0.31%) XenServer
6 3 (0.31%) iptables
7 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.10%) SRDF
8 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (1.73%) SCCM
2 16 (1.63%) Puppet
3 13 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (0.71%) ZENworks
4 7 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.51%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.51%) SCOM
7 4 (0.41%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.41%) Ansible
8 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.20%) WSUS
9 2 (0.20%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.20%) Salt
9 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.10%) SCSM
10 1 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.10%) AppManager
Vendors
1 245 (24.95%) Oracle
2 201 (20.47%) Microsoft
3 56 (5.70%) Business Objects
4 47 (4.79%) VMware
5 37 (3.77%) SAP
6 28 (2.85%) Teradata
7 24 (2.44%) Citrix
8 22 (2.24%) Red Hat
9 18 (1.83%) Lotus
10 13 (1.32%) Tableau
10 13 (1.32%) Cisco
11 11 (1.12%) HP
11 11 (1.12%) McAfee
12 9 (0.92%) Cerner
13 7 (0.71%) Novell
13 7 (0.71%) Actuate
13 7 (0.71%) Cognos
13 7 (0.71%) ESRI
14 6 (0.61%) Informatica
15 5 (0.51%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £310 per day + .
Posted: 9 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Somerset
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per day + .
Posted: 13 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ITecopeople
Rate: £395 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Optimum IT
Salary: £550 per day / £40k-70k
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol
iKonnect
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Taunton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: depending on the experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago