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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 430 502 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.35% 15.17% 13.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.23% 40.32% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 375 322
Median daily rate £350 £365 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 15
Median hourly rate £30.25 £40.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £21.65 £17.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £47.05 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.02 £25.88
% change year-on-year
-16.71% +27.61%
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
1187 1245 1182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.36% 37.61% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 814 723
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 103 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.12 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.70 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £53.27 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -1 127 £375 - 44
Wiltshire +6 83 £340 -9.33% 13
Gloucestershire -3 68 £375 - 25
Devon +2 45 £288 -17.85% 17
Dorset +12 32 £325 +12.06% 29
Somerset -5 30 £350 -4.10% 17
Cornwall +2 1 £350 -3.44% 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 287 (35.34%) SQL Server
2 208 (25.62%) Finance
3 185 (22.78%) .NET
4 175 (21.55%) Oracle
5 168 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 165 (20.32%) Microsoft
7 164 (20.20%) C#
8 145 (17.86%) HTML
9 131 (16.13%) Windows
10 130 (16.01%) Business Intelligence
11 129 (15.89%) Security Cleared
12 123 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 120 (14.78%) JavaScript
14 107 (13.18%) Java
15 105 (12.93%) PL/SQL
15 105 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
16 104 (12.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 97 (11.95%) CSS
18 91 (11.21%) ASP.NET
19 87 (10.71%) T-SQL
20 84 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
21 82 (10.10%) Migration
22 79 (9.73%) Scrum
23 76 (9.36%) MVC
24 72 (8.87%) Web Services
24 72 (8.87%) XML
24 72 (8.87%) SQL Server 2012
25 70 (8.62%) MS Excel
26 69 (8.50%) ETL
26 69 (8.50%) SC Cleared

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 64 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 48 (5.91%) IIS
3 38 (4.68%) SAS
4 26 (3.20%) Apache
5 17 (2.09%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.97%) JBoss
7 15 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.48%) MS Exchange
10 10 (1.23%) CMS
10 10 (1.23%) Confluence
10 10 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.99%) Mule
11 8 (0.99%) NServiceBus
11 8 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.99%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 70 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 43 (5.30%) MS Office
3 8 (0.99%) SPSS
4 6 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) ArcView
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Revit
7 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 27 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
6 8 (0.99%) Oracle Payroll
6 8 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (0.62%) Maximo
8 5 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.37%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.72%) Office 365
4 11 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.86%) GitHub
6 6 (0.74%) TestFlight
6 6 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.62%) IaaS
8 4 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.37%) SaaS
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.25%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.12%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.57%) DNS
2 27 (3.33%) SAN
3 18 (2.22%) DHCP
4 16 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.85%) HTTP
6 13 (1.60%) SSL
7 8 (0.99%) DSL
7 8 (0.99%) LAN
7 8 (0.99%) LDAP
7 8 (0.99%) WAN
8 7 (0.86%) FCAPS
8 7 (0.86%) Firewall
8 7 (0.86%) Internet
8 7 (0.86%) VPN
9 4 (0.49%) Extranet
9 4 (0.49%) Network Security
10 3 (0.37%) DMZ
10 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (35.34%) SQL Server
2 123 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 105 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
4 104 (12.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (8.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 66 (8.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 49 (6.03%) Oracle Database
8 48 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (5.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 36 (4.43%) Relational Database
11 32 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 31 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
13 29 (3.57%) MySQL
14 27 (3.33%) Big Data
15 25 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
16 19 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
17 18 (2.22%) QlikView
18 17 (2.09%) Ingres
18 17 (2.09%) MongoDB
18 17 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 55 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (5.91%) Visual Studio
4 39 (4.80%) JIRA
5 31 (3.82%) Jenkins
6 28 (3.45%) Selenium
7 21 (2.59%) Cucumber
8 18 (2.22%) Maven
8 18 (2.22%) Subversion
9 16 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
10 15 (1.85%) JUnit
10 15 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 14 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (1.60%) Eclipse
13 12 (1.48%) NUnit
14 11 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (1.11%) Hudson
15 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 8 (0.99%) Capybara
16 8 (0.99%) WebDriver
General
1 208 (25.62%) Finance
2 38 (4.68%) Marketing
3 34 (4.19%) Banking
4 31 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.46%) Electronics
7 19 (2.34%) Retail
8 9 (1.11%) Back Office
9 8 (0.99%) Billing
9 8 (0.99%) Games
10 7 (0.86%) Advertising
11 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.37%) Military
12 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Legal
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 389 (47.91%) Developer
2 160 (19.70%) Analyst
3 134 (16.50%) SQL Developer
4 102 (12.56%) .NET Developer
5 60 (7.39%) DBA
6 59 (7.27%) C# Developer
7 49 (6.03%) Consultant
8 46 (5.67%) SQL DBA
9 45 (5.54%) Java Developer
10 40 (4.93%) Senior Developer
11 35 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
12 34 (4.19%) SQL Analyst
13 33 (4.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 33 (4.06%) Data Analyst
14 32 (3.94%) ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (3.94%) Software Developer
15 29 (3.57%) Administrator
15 29 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
15 29 (3.57%) Test Analyst
16 25 (3.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (22.78%) .NET
2 145 (17.86%) HTML
3 97 (11.95%) CSS
4 91 (11.21%) ASP.NET
5 72 (8.87%) Web Services
5 72 (8.87%) XML
6 59 (7.27%) jQuery
7 55 (6.77%) JSON
8 53 (6.53%) AngularJS
9 49 (6.03%) HTML5
10 46 (5.67%) Spring
11 43 (5.30%) SOAP
12 36 (4.43%) .NET Framework
13 32 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 32 (3.94%) REST
14 31 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (3.57%) WCF
16 27 (3.33%) Hibernate
17 26 (3.20%) LINQ
18 25 (3.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.31%) NHS
3 26 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.59%) Clustering
5 19 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.09%) Visualisation
7 15 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 13 (1.60%) User Experience
9 11 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.23%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.23%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.23%) Replication
11 9 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.99%) Wiki
13 7 (0.86%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (0.74%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.74%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.74%) Statistics
15 5 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 131 (16.13%) Windows
2 63 (7.76%) Linux
3 56 (6.90%) Unix
4 52 (6.40%) Windows Server
5 26 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.48%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.99%) Mesosphere
11 8 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.62%) Solaris
13 4 (0.49%) AIX
14 3 (0.37%) Android
14 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.12%) SUSE
15 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (16.01%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (10.10%) Migration
4 79 (9.73%) Scrum
5 76 (9.36%) MVC
6 69 (8.50%) ETL
7 62 (7.64%) TDD
8 56 (6.90%) Analytics
9 51 (6.28%) Software Engineering
10 42 (5.17%) DevOps
11 39 (4.80%) Data Migration
12 38 (4.68%) Data Analysis
13 37 (4.56%) Web Development
14 34 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (4.19%) ITIL
14 34 (4.19%) OO
15 32 (3.94%) CRM
16 31 (3.82%) Unit Testing
17 28 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
18 27 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 164 (20.20%) C#
2 120 (14.78%) JavaScript
3 107 (13.18%) Java
4 105 (12.93%) PL/SQL
5 87 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 63 (7.76%) C++
7 54 (6.65%) PowerShell
8 39 (4.80%) Python
9 37 (4.56%) VB.NET
10 29 (3.57%) VB
11 25 (3.08%) Shell Script
12 24 (2.96%) Ruby
12 24 (2.96%) Scala
13 23 (2.83%) VBA
14 20 (2.46%) VBScript
15 19 (2.34%) R
16 17 (2.09%) MATLAB
17 13 (1.60%) C
18 12 (1.48%) PHP
19 10 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 129 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 69 (8.50%) SC Cleared
3 60 (7.39%) Degree
4 44 (5.42%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.72%) PhD
6 13 (1.60%) ISEB
7 12 (1.48%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.86%) HNC
9 5 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.62%) Siebel Certification
10 4 (0.49%) HND
10 4 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.37%) CCNA
11 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.25%) MCSA
13 1 (0.12%) MCP
13 1 (0.12%) MCSE
13 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.22%) QA
2 10 (1.23%) SLA
3 5 (0.62%) ISO 14001
3 5 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.25%) SDET
6 2 (0.25%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) SEPA
7 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.48%) Docker
6 11 (1.35%) vSphere
7 5 (0.62%) XenApp
7 5 (0.62%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.25%) RACF
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (3.33%) SCCM
2 12 (1.48%) Failover Clustering
3 11 (1.35%) Puppet
3 11 (1.35%) SCOM
4 10 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.99%) Ansible
5 8 (0.99%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.49%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.49%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.25%) CA Endevor
9 2 (0.25%) WSUS
10 1 (0.12%) Graylog
10 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.12%) Nagios
10 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 175 (21.55%) Oracle
2 165 (20.32%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.17%) VMware
4 34 (4.19%) Teradata
5 33 (4.06%) SAP
6 13 (1.60%) Citrix
7 12 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.35%) IBM
8 11 (1.35%) Twitter
9 10 (1.23%) IFS
10 9 (1.11%) RedGate
11 8 (0.99%) HP
11 8 (0.99%) Nokia
11 8 (0.99%) Siebel
11 8 (0.99%) Tableau
12 6 (0.74%) Cognos
13 5 (0.62%) Cisco
13 5 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.62%) Rally
14 4 (0.49%) Intel Security
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