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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 529 308 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.06% 13.04% 14.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.65% 37.47% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 214 251
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 27
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £13.70 £17.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £33.57 £51.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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
1212 822 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.81% 34.80% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 522 595
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 65 86
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.37 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 0 155 £400 +28.00% 73
Somerset +3 99 £325 -16.66% 30
Gloucestershire +4 86 £378 +25.83% 34
Wiltshire +1 66 £375 +7.14% 31
Dorset +5 39 £315 -3.07% 31
Devon -8 28 £295 +11.32% 9
Cornwall - - - - 3
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 266 (26.68%) SQL Server
2 260 (26.08%) .NET
3 225 (22.57%) C#
4 214 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
5 205 (20.56%) Oracle
6 204 (20.46%) Microsoft
7 191 (19.16%) Java
8 190 (19.06%) Security Cleared
9 167 (16.75%) T-SQL
10 165 (16.55%) Finance
11 141 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
12 139 (13.94%) PL/SQL
13 135 (13.54%) HTML
14 130 (13.04%) ASP.NET
15 128 (12.84%) JavaScript
16 124 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 120 (12.04%) Scrum
18 115 (11.53%) Windows
18 115 (11.53%) SC Cleared
19 105 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
20 98 (9.83%) Linux
21 97 (9.73%) Migration
22 95 (9.53%) CSS
22 95 (9.53%) SQL Server 2008
23 94 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 88 (8.83%) ETL
25 87 (8.73%) UNIX
26 85 (8.53%) Web Services
27 84 (8.43%) Oracle Database
28 79 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 54 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 41 (4.11%) Apache
3 27 (2.71%) MS Exchange
4 26 (2.61%) SAS
4 26 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 23 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (1.91%) IIS
8 16 (1.60%) JBoss
9 15 (1.50%) Lync
9 15 (1.50%) CMS
10 14 (1.40%) WebSphere
11 13 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.90%) K2 blackpearl
13 9 (0.90%) ColdFusion
14 8 (0.80%) Railo
14 8 (0.80%) GlassFish
Applications
1 77 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.01%) MS Office
3 13 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.30%) MS Project
4 8 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.30%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.20%) SPSS
7 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.10%) GIMP
8 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.60%) Agresso
8 4 (0.40%) Summit
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.30%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.30%) Maximo
9 3 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.10%) Cordys
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.10%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.80%) GitHub
3 6 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.31%) LAN
1 23 (2.31%) WAN
2 20 (2.01%) SAN
3 19 (1.91%) Firewall
4 18 (1.81%) DNS
5 13 (1.30%) Internet
6 11 (1.10%) LDAP
7 8 (0.80%) SSH
7 8 (0.80%) DHCP
7 8 (0.80%) VPN
7 8 (0.80%) VoIP
8 7 (0.70%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.70%) IPsec
9 5 (0.50%) Network Security
9 5 (0.50%) PuTTY
9 5 (0.50%) HTTP
9 5 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.50%) IPv6
9 5 (0.50%) BGP
9 5 (0.50%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (26.68%) SQL Server
2 124 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 105 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 95 (9.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 94 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 84 (8.43%) Oracle Database
7 67 (6.72%) MySQL
8 62 (6.22%) Relational Database
9 46 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 43 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 41 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 40 (4.01%) MS Access
13 34 (3.41%) RDBMS
14 26 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
15 25 (2.51%) Oracle BI EE
15 25 (2.51%) OLAP
16 22 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
18 20 (2.01%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 73 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 54 (5.42%) Visual Studio
3 33 (3.31%) Oracle APEX
4 29 (2.91%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.51%) Cucumber
6 22 (2.21%) Subversion
6 22 (2.21%) Selenium
7 18 (1.81%) SpecFlow
8 17 (1.71%) JUnit
9 16 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 16 (1.60%) Maven
9 16 (1.60%) PHPUnit
10 14 (1.40%) Eclipse
10 14 (1.40%) JIRA
11 12 (1.20%) ClearCase
11 12 (1.20%) Toad
12 11 (1.10%) FitNesse
12 11 (1.10%) GoogleTest
12 11 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 165 (16.55%) Finance
2 58 (5.82%) Banking
3 35 (3.51%) Retail
4 30 (3.01%) Marketing
5 27 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.61%) Electronics
6 26 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.61%) Back Office
7 11 (1.10%) Retail Banking
8 8 (0.80%) Automotive
9 7 (0.70%) Military
10 5 (0.50%) Legal
11 4 (0.40%) Advertising
11 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Law
12 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 518 (51.96%) Developer
2 202 (20.26%) Analyst
3 108 (10.83%) .NET Developer
4 106 (10.63%) SQL Developer
5 68 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 53 (5.32%) Data Analyst
7 51 (5.12%) Architect
8 48 (4.81%) Oracle Developer
9 46 (4.61%) Consultant
10 44 (4.41%) C# Developer
11 40 (4.01%) DBA
12 36 (3.61%) Business Analyst
13 35 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
14 32 (3.21%) Senior Developer
15 31 (3.11%) Test Analyst
16 28 (2.81%) Database Developer
16 28 (2.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 25 (2.51%) Tester
18 24 (2.41%) Information Analyst
19 23 (2.31%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (26.08%) .NET
2 135 (13.54%) HTML
3 130 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 95 (9.53%) CSS
5 85 (8.53%) Web Services
6 79 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 77 (7.72%) XML
8 68 (6.82%) jQuery
9 47 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 42 (4.21%) Hibernate
10 42 (4.21%) Spring
11 38 (3.81%) HTML5
11 38 (3.81%) J2EE
12 32 (3.21%) .NET Framework
13 26 (2.61%) Ajax
14 24 (2.41%) JSP
14 24 (2.41%) WCF
15 22 (2.21%) JDBC
16 20 (2.01%) RESTful
17 17 (1.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (2.91%) NHS
3 28 (2.81%) Clustering
3 28 (2.81%) Open Source
4 26 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.01%) Data Integration
6 18 (1.81%) DTV
6 18 (1.81%) Data Extraction
7 15 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.40%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.10%) N-Tier
11 8 (0.80%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.70%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.70%) User Experience
12 7 (0.70%) Replication
13 6 (0.60%) Physics
14 5 (0.50%) Wiki
14 5 (0.50%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 115 (11.53%) Windows
2 98 (9.83%) Linux
3 87 (8.73%) UNIX
4 25 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (1.81%) Windows 7
6 17 (1.71%) CentOS
6 17 (1.71%) Windows XP
7 12 (1.20%) zOS
8 10 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.70%) VMS
10 6 (0.60%) Debian
10 6 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.30%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.30%) Solaris
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
3 120 (12.04%) Scrum
4 97 (9.73%) Migration
5 88 (8.83%) ETL
6 79 (7.92%) MVC
7 77 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (6.62%) Unit Testing
9 65 (6.52%) Software Engineering
10 60 (6.02%) Data Migration
11 57 (5.72%) Automated Testing
12 54 (5.42%) TDD
13 48 (4.81%) Data Analysis
14 47 (4.71%) OO
15 45 (4.51%) Test Scripting
16 40 (4.01%) ITIL
17 39 (3.91%) CRM
17 39 (3.91%) Software Testing
18 38 (3.81%) Validation
19 37 (3.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 225 (22.57%) C#
2 191 (19.16%) Java
3 167 (16.75%) T-SQL
4 139 (13.94%) PL/SQL
5 128 (12.84%) JavaScript
6 52 (5.22%) PHP
7 47 (4.71%) VB.NET
8 36 (3.61%) Bash Shell
8 36 (3.61%) Perl
8 36 (3.61%) C++
9 33 (3.31%) VB
10 32 (3.21%) VBA
11 28 (2.81%) Python
12 21 (2.11%) Ruby
13 15 (1.50%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.30%) C
15 11 (1.10%) Scala
16 10 (1.00%) Delphi
17 8 (0.80%) CFML
17 8 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 190 (19.06%) Security Cleared
2 115 (11.53%) SC Cleared
3 55 (5.52%) DV Cleared
4 35 (3.51%) ISEB
5 22 (2.21%) Degree
6 20 (2.01%) ISTQB
7 19 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.10%) MCSE
10 9 (0.90%) HND
11 8 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.40%) MCITP
13 3 (0.30%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.30%) MCSA
13 3 (0.30%) MCP
13 3 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
14 2 (0.20%) CCNA
14 2 (0.20%) MCDBA
14 2 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.31%) QA
2 10 (1.00%) SLA
3 5 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.40%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.40%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.20%) HL7
6 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) JTAG
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.90%) Shibboleth
4 9 (0.90%) NFS
5 7 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.60%) XenServer
6 6 (0.60%) Postfix
6 6 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.50%) XenApp
7 5 (0.50%) Samba
8 4 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.20%) RACF
10 2 (0.20%) vSphere
10 2 (0.20%) Kerio MailServer
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (1.20%) SCCM
2 10 (1.00%) Puppet
3 6 (0.60%) Data Guard
4 5 (0.50%) SCOM
4 5 (0.50%) WSUS
4 5 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.50%) Salt
4 5 (0.50%) ZABBIX
4 5 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.20%) Nagios
7 2 (0.20%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.20%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.10%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.10%) Netcool
8 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 205 (20.56%) Oracle
2 204 (20.46%) Microsoft
3 62 (6.22%) Business Objects
4 44 (4.41%) SAP
5 39 (3.91%) VMware
6 34 (3.41%) Teradata
7 29 (2.91%) IBM
8 19 (1.91%) Informatica
8 19 (1.91%) Citrix
9 16 (1.60%) Cisco
9 16 (1.60%) Zend
10 13 (1.30%) Sun
11 12 (1.20%) HP
12 11 (1.10%) Google
13 10 (1.00%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.90%) Infoflex
15 7 (0.70%) Siebel
15 7 (0.70%) Open Text
16 5 (0.50%) Netezza
16 5 (0.50%) Tableau
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £230 - £260 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £175 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago