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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 423 429 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.99% 14.50% 15.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.04% 37.34% 41.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 311 186
Average daily rate
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£348 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 5
Average hourly rate £24.25 £34.92 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -12.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £30.42 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.50 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
1112 1149 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.77% 38.84% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 764 425
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 67 48
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -1 100 £350 - 78
Somerset +2 89 £338 +3.84% 30
Gloucestershire +5 76 £388 +6.89% 38
Wiltshire -4 58 £350 -2.77% 40
Devon +4 30 £355 +77.50% 19
Dorset +3 17 £301 -13.92% 33
Cornwall +5 3 £338 +246.15% 1
Avon - 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 336 (35.63%) SQL Server
2 254 (26.94%) .NET
3 229 (24.28%) Oracle
4 220 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 186 (19.72%) C#
6 168 (17.82%) Java
7 166 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
8 157 (16.65%) Security Cleared
9 149 (15.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 146 (15.48%) HTML
11 141 (14.95%) Business Intelligence
12 140 (14.85%) JavaScript
13 138 (14.63%) Windows
14 136 (14.42%) ASP.NET
15 134 (14.21%) Finance
16 130 (13.79%) T-SQL
16 130 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
17 127 (13.47%) PL/SQL
18 121 (12.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 118 (12.51%) CSS
20 109 (11.56%) MVC
21 102 (10.82%) ETL
22 101 (10.71%) Oracle Database
23 100 (10.60%) SQL Server 2008
24 96 (10.18%) Web Services
25 94 (9.97%) Migration
26 78 (8.27%) Scrum
27 77 (8.17%) SC Cleared
28 76 (8.06%) XML
29 72 (7.64%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 45 (4.77%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.92%) SAS
3 35 (3.71%) IIS
4 29 (3.08%) Apache
5 27 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (2.44%) MS Exchange
7 21 (2.23%) JBoss
8 18 (1.91%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.48%) IBM Notes
10 12 (1.27%) CMS
11 11 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.17%) K2 blackpearl
12 9 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.85%) Liferay
13 8 (0.85%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.85%) Mule
14 7 (0.74%) Confluence
14 7 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.53%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 72 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.39%) MS Office
3 16 (1.70%) MS Project
4 6 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.64%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (1.48%) Summit
4 7 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.21%) Agresso
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.11%) Unica Affinium
8 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.11%) Maximo
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.11%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.42%) SaaS
4 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Office 365
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.55%) Firewall
2 19 (2.01%) DNS
3 16 (1.70%) LAN
4 15 (1.59%) Internet
5 13 (1.38%) VPN
5 13 (1.38%) WAN
6 12 (1.27%) DHCP
7 11 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.17%) SAN
8 10 (1.06%) HTTP
8 10 (1.06%) IPsec
9 8 (0.85%) Network Security
10 5 (0.53%) OSPF
10 5 (0.53%) BGP
10 5 (0.53%) EIGRP
10 5 (0.53%) LDAP
10 5 (0.53%) IPv6
11 4 (0.42%) NAS
12 3 (0.32%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (35.63%) SQL Server
2 149 (15.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 130 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
4 121 (12.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 101 (10.71%) Oracle Database
6 100 (10.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 56 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (5.51%) MySQL
9 44 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 44 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 35 (3.71%) MS Access
12 31 (3.29%) Relational Database
12 31 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 30 (3.18%) MongoDB
14 25 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
14 25 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (1.91%) OLAP
16 17 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
17 15 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (5.62%) Visual Studio
1 53 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (4.14%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.08%) JIRA
4 24 (2.55%) Oracle Forms
5 21 (2.23%) Subversion
6 19 (2.01%) Maven
7 18 (1.91%) Jenkins
8 17 (1.80%) Selenium
9 16 (1.70%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.59%) JUnit
10 15 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
10 15 (1.59%) SoapUI
11 14 (1.48%) Toad
12 12 (1.27%) NUnit
13 11 (1.17%) MSTest
14 9 (0.95%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.85%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 5 (0.53%) IntelliJ
General
1 134 (14.21%) Finance
2 47 (4.98%) Banking
3 36 (3.82%) Retail
4 31 (3.29%) Marketing
5 25 (2.65%) Back Office
6 23 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.91%) Electronics
9 10 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.74%) Military
11 6 (0.64%) Legal
12 5 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.32%) Law
14 3 (0.32%) Advertising
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 500 (53.02%) Developer
2 178 (18.88%) Analyst
3 130 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 130 (13.79%) SQL Developer
4 78 (8.27%) DBA
5 62 (6.57%) Java Developer
6 47 (4.98%) SQL DBA
7 45 (4.77%) Oracle Developer
8 42 (4.45%) Senior Developer
8 42 (4.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 40 (4.24%) Data Analyst
10 32 (3.39%) Administrator
11 30 (3.18%) Consultant
12 29 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
13 28 (2.97%) Architect
13 28 (2.97%) Business Analyst
14 27 (2.86%) Database Developer
15 26 (2.76%) C# Developer
15 26 (2.76%) Programmer
16 25 (2.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (26.94%) .NET
2 146 (15.48%) HTML
3 136 (14.42%) ASP.NET
4 118 (12.51%) CSS
5 96 (10.18%) Web Services
6 76 (8.06%) XML
7 65 (6.89%) .NET Framework
8 62 (6.57%) jQuery
8 62 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (4.88%) J2EE
10 42 (4.45%) WCF
11 37 (3.92%) Hibernate
12 33 (3.50%) SOAP
13 28 (2.97%) Entity Framework
14 27 (2.86%) REST
15 26 (2.76%) JPA
16 24 (2.55%) Spring
17 23 (2.44%) RESTful
17 23 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
18 22 (2.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.00%) NHS
3 19 (2.01%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.01%) Data Integration
4 18 (1.91%) DTV
5 15 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 13 (1.38%) Data Extraction
7 11 (1.17%) Clustering
8 9 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.74%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.64%) User Experience
11 6 (0.64%) Replication
12 5 (0.53%) Wiki
12 5 (0.53%) Statistics
12 5 (0.53%) Linked Data
12 5 (0.53%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.53%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 138 (14.63%) Windows
2 67 (7.10%) Linux
3 42 (4.45%) UNIX
4 37 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (2.55%) Windows 7
8 20 (2.12%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.27%) Solaris
10 10 (1.06%) CentOS
11 9 (0.95%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.74%) AIX
13 6 (0.64%) SUSE
14 5 (0.53%) Debian
14 5 (0.53%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.53%) NetWare
14 5 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (14.95%) Business Intelligence
3 109 (11.56%) MVC
4 102 (10.82%) ETL
5 94 (9.97%) Migration
6 78 (8.27%) Scrum
7 55 (5.83%) Data Migration
8 53 (5.62%) TDD
9 49 (5.20%) OO
9 49 (5.20%) Unit Testing
10 47 (4.98%) BDD
11 40 (4.24%) E-Commerce
12 39 (4.14%) Data Analysis
13 38 (4.03%) Software Engineering
14 37 (3.92%) Data Modelling
15 34 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (3.50%) ITIL
17 31 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
18 30 (3.18%) Waterfall
19 29 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 186 (19.72%) C#
2 168 (17.82%) Java
3 140 (14.85%) JavaScript
4 130 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 127 (13.47%) PL/SQL
6 54 (5.73%) VB.NET
7 44 (4.67%) VB
8 40 (4.24%) VBA
9 32 (3.39%) PHP
10 26 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 25 (2.65%) Python
12 24 (2.55%) C++
13 18 (1.91%) Ruby
14 16 (1.70%) VB6
15 13 (1.38%) Perl
15 13 (1.38%) C
16 12 (1.27%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.17%) VBScript
18 9 (0.95%) XPath
19 8 (0.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 157 (16.65%) Security Cleared
2 77 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 69 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 25 (2.65%) Degree
5 18 (1.91%) ISEB
6 15 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.17%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (0.85%) MCSE
9 7 (0.74%) MCITP
9 7 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.53%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.42%) MCSA
11 4 (0.42%) MCDBA
11 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.42%) HND
12 3 (0.32%) MCTS
12 3 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.21%) CCNA
13 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.12%) QA
2 14 (1.48%) ISO 9001
2 14 (1.48%) ISO 14001
3 11 (1.17%) SLA
4 9 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.85%) HL7
6 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) FATCA
7 1 (0.11%) COREP
7 1 (0.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 63 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.27%) vSphere
4 7 (0.74%) XenApp
4 7 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (0.53%) Samba
5 5 (0.53%) XenServer
5 5 (0.53%) Postfix
5 5 (0.53%) iptables
6 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.32%) Firmware
8 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.11%) SRDF
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (1.70%) SCCM
2 13 (1.38%) Puppet
3 10 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (0.53%) ZENworks
4 5 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.53%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.42%) SCOM
5 4 (0.42%) Salt
6 3 (0.32%) WSUS
6 3 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.21%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.11%) SCSM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.11%) AppManager
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 229 (24.28%) Oracle
2 220 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 43 (4.56%) VMware
4 41 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 32 (3.39%) SAP
6 26 (2.76%) Citrix
7 23 (2.44%) Teradata
8 16 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.48%) Lotus
10 12 (1.27%) Cisco
11 11 (1.17%) Tableau
12 9 (0.95%) HP
12 9 (0.95%) Cerner
13 8 (0.85%) Informatica
13 8 (0.85%) McAfee
13 8 (0.85%) Zend
14 7 (0.74%) ESRI
14 7 (0.74%) Actuate
14 7 (0.74%) Cognos
15 5 (0.53%) Adobe
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £30k - £35k plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £30 - £36 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago