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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 466 498 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.64% 15.45% 12.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.73% 41.23% 37.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 341 209
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £38.25 £33.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
1173 1208 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.38% 37.47% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 777 544
Average daily rate £370 £386 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% +18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 75 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.80 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 179 £350 -10.82% 70
Wiltshire -2 74 £395 +12.05% 36
Devon +3 60 £350 +16.66% 12
Gloucestershire -7 55 £415 -7.77% 32
Somerset -9 35 £413 +16.19% 26
Dorset +2 32 £325 +23.80% 35
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 349 (36.74%) SQL Server
2 269 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (25.68%) .NET
4 236 (24.84%) HTML
5 216 (22.74%) Finance
6 207 (21.79%) Oracle
7 199 (20.95%) C#
8 195 (20.53%) JavaScript
9 187 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
10 174 (18.32%) Java
11 168 (17.68%) Microsoft
12 166 (17.47%) Data Warehouse
13 162 (17.05%) Security Cleared
14 146 (15.37%) CSS
15 142 (14.95%) ETL
16 132 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 131 (13.79%) Scrum
18 118 (12.42%) Windows
19 115 (12.11%) T-SQL
20 113 (11.89%) ASP.NET
21 111 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
22 104 (10.95%) Linux
23 101 (10.63%) Relational Database
24 97 (10.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 87 (9.16%) PL/SQL
26 83 (8.74%) Migration
27 81 (8.53%) MVC
27 81 (8.53%) Data Modelling
28 78 (8.21%) Web Services
28 78 (8.21%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 64 (6.74%) IIS
2 62 (6.53%) SharePoint
3 43 (4.53%) Apache
4 42 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
5 39 (4.11%) WebSphere
6 35 (3.68%) Tomcat
7 21 (2.21%) SAS
8 16 (1.68%) MS Exchange
8 16 (1.68%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.58%) WebSphere Portal
10 13 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.05%) CMS
12 10 (1.05%) JBoss
13 8 (0.84%) Node.js
14 5 (0.53%) CICS
14 5 (0.53%) EPiServer CMS
14 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.42%) LiveLink
Applications
1 61 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.16%) MS Office
3 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.21%) CATIA
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (2.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
5 6 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.42%) FastStats
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.42%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.21%) Unica
10 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.11%) Maximo
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.00%) GitHub
3 17 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
4 10 (1.05%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.42%) Office 365
5 4 (0.42%) SaaS
6 2 (0.21%) IaaS
6 2 (0.21%) Silverpop
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Pure360
7 1 (0.11%) Responsys
7 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.16%) HTTP
2 11 (1.16%) Internet
3 9 (0.95%) LDAP
4 5 (0.53%) DNS
4 5 (0.53%) SAN
5 4 (0.42%) DHCP
5 4 (0.42%) Firewall
5 4 (0.42%) Intranet
5 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.42%) VoIP
6 2 (0.21%) FTP
6 2 (0.21%) LAN
6 2 (0.21%) SNMP
6 2 (0.21%) VPN
6 2 (0.21%) WAN
7 1 (0.11%) Broadband
7 1 (0.11%) GSM
7 1 (0.11%) SMTP
7 1 (0.11%) UMTS
7 1 (0.11%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (36.74%) SQL Server
2 166 (17.47%) Data Warehouse
3 132 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 101 (10.63%) Relational Database
5 97 (10.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 76 (8.00%) Oracle Database
7 67 (7.05%) BusinessObjects
8 65 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 57 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 56 (5.89%) NoSQL
11 55 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
12 42 (4.42%) MongoDB
13 35 (3.68%) MySQL
14 34 (3.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 33 (3.47%) RDBMS
15 33 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
16 27 (2.84%) MS Access
17 24 (2.53%) DB2
17 24 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
18 22 (2.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 71 (7.47%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.00%) Subversion
3 46 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 38 (4.00%) Selenium
5 33 (3.47%) JUnit
5 33 (3.47%) Visual Studio
6 28 (2.95%) Toad
7 26 (2.74%) Eclipse
8 22 (2.32%) Cucumber
8 22 (2.32%) JIRA
9 21 (2.21%) Maven
10 17 (1.79%) SpecFlow
11 14 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (1.37%) Capybara
12 13 (1.37%) git-flow
12 13 (1.37%) RSpec
13 12 (1.26%) Ant
13 12 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (0.74%) Grunt
General
1 216 (22.74%) Finance
2 60 (6.32%) Banking
3 42 (4.42%) Marketing
4 34 (3.58%) Manufacturing
5 30 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.32%) Electronics
7 18 (1.89%) Back Office
8 17 (1.79%) Retail
9 9 (0.95%) Games
10 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.63%) Advertising
12 6 (0.63%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.63%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.42%) Military
13 4 (0.42%) Publishing
14 3 (0.32%) Local Government
14 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.21%) Automotive
15 2 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 533 (56.11%) Developer
2 161 (16.95%) SQL Developer
3 157 (16.53%) Analyst
4 84 (8.84%) .NET Developer
5 83 (8.74%) Java Developer
6 61 (6.42%) DBA
7 60 (6.32%) Consultant
8 58 (6.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 49 (5.16%) C# Developer
10 45 (4.74%) SQL DBA
11 42 (4.42%) Data Analyst
12 40 (4.21%) Oracle Developer
12 40 (4.21%) SQL Server Developer
13 36 (3.79%) Business Analyst
14 35 (3.68%) T-SQL Developer
15 33 (3.47%) Administrator
16 31 (3.26%) Applications Support
16 31 (3.26%) SQL Analyst
17 30 (3.16%) Software Engineer
18 28 (2.95%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (25.68%) .NET
2 236 (24.84%) HTML
3 146 (15.37%) CSS
4 113 (11.89%) ASP.NET
5 78 (8.21%) Web Services
5 78 (8.21%) XML
6 57 (6.00%) .NET Framework
7 55 (5.79%) Hibernate
8 46 (4.84%) jQuery
9 45 (4.74%) HTML5
9 45 (4.74%) Spring
10 41 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (3.79%) JSP
12 35 (3.68%) REST
13 32 (3.37%) AngularJS
14 31 (3.26%) SOAP
15 29 (3.05%) XSLT
16 27 (2.84%) J2EE
16 27 (2.84%) Struts
17 26 (2.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 111 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.68%) NHS
3 29 (3.05%) Visualisation
4 22 (2.32%) Data Extraction
5 17 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.68%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.16%) Statistics
9 9 (0.95%) Data Centre
9 9 (0.95%) User Experience
10 8 (0.84%) iPad
10 8 (0.84%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.63%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.63%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (0.63%) Replication
13 5 (0.53%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 118 (12.42%) Windows
2 104 (10.95%) Linux
3 76 (8.00%) Unix
4 52 (5.47%) Windows Server
5 34 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (2.95%) Mac OS X
7 25 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.47%) AIX
10 8 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.53%) Android
11 5 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.21%) Solaris
13 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.21%) zOS
14 1 (0.11%) CentOS
14 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
3 142 (14.95%) ETL
4 131 (13.79%) Scrum
5 83 (8.74%) Migration
6 81 (8.53%) Data Modelling
6 81 (8.53%) MVC
7 73 (7.68%) Software Engineering
8 68 (7.16%) OO
8 68 (7.16%) UML
9 66 (6.95%) Unit Testing
10 64 (6.74%) Open Source
11 59 (6.21%) Data Migration
12 51 (5.37%) TDD
13 49 (5.16%) SDLC
14 45 (4.74%) Analytics
14 45 (4.74%) Automated Testing
14 45 (4.74%) Web Development
15 42 (4.42%) Data Analysis
16 38 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 199 (20.95%) C#
2 195 (20.53%) JavaScript
3 174 (18.32%) Java
4 115 (12.11%) T-SQL
5 87 (9.16%) PL/SQL
6 73 (7.68%) C++
7 60 (6.32%) Python
8 39 (4.11%) Shell Script
9 38 (4.00%) VBA
10 37 (3.89%) PowerShell
10 37 (3.89%) Ruby
11 29 (3.05%) PHP
12 25 (2.63%) VB.NET
13 24 (2.53%) VB
14 23 (2.42%) Scala
15 21 (2.21%) C
16 19 (2.00%) Perl
17 12 (1.26%) VB6
18 11 (1.16%) VC++
19 10 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 162 (17.05%) Security Cleared
2 76 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 55 (5.79%) DV Cleared
4 35 (3.68%) Degree
5 14 (1.47%) ISEB
6 10 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.63%) HND
9 5 (0.53%) HNC
10 4 (0.42%) MCITP
10 4 (0.42%) MCTS
11 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.32%) MCAD
11 3 (0.32%) MCSD
12 2 (0.21%) CCNA
12 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.21%) MCSE
13 1 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.11%) QA
2 20 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (1.58%) SLA
5 8 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.53%) Basel II
6 5 (0.53%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.32%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.32%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 34 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.95%) vSphere
5 4 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.32%) Docker
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.21%) Firmware
7 2 (0.21%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (1.37%) SCCM
2 12 (1.26%) Puppet
3 10 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.84%) Ansible
5 5 (0.53%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.53%) Kibana
6 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.32%) SCOM
7 2 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.21%) WSUS
8 1 (0.11%) DBAmp
8 1 (0.11%) Fluentd
8 1 (0.11%) Nagios
8 1 (0.11%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 207 (21.79%) Oracle
2 168 (17.68%) Microsoft
3 49 (5.16%) Teradata
4 45 (4.74%) SAP
5 42 (4.42%) IBM
6 24 (2.53%) VMware
7 21 (2.21%) Citrix
7 21 (2.21%) Tableau
8 20 (2.11%) Informatica
9 8 (0.84%) Cognos
9 8 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.74%) Apple
10 7 (0.74%) HP
10 7 (0.74%) Splunk
10 7 (0.74%) Talend
11 6 (0.63%) Cisco
11 6 (0.63%) Civica
12 5 (0.53%) Remedy
12 5 (0.53%) Siebel
12 5 (0.53%) Zend
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