The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 68 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.85% 7.08% 9.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 67.33% 31.96% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 16 20
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£400 £304 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.79% -24.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £138 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £19.03 £22.53 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.53% -24.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.38 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +3.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
101 97 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.57% 22.15% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 62 51
Average daily rate £400 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -33.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Swindon region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Swindon region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 29 (30.21%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (29.17%) Windows
2 28 (29.17%) Finance
3 27 (28.13%) Oracle
4 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
5 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 18 (18.75%) Migration
6 17 (17.71%) PL/SQL
7 16 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 15 (15.63%) T-SQL
8 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
8 15 (15.63%) .NET
9 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
9 13 (13.54%) C#
9 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
9 13 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (13.54%) Windows XP
9 13 (13.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 13 (13.54%) Data Analysis
9 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
9 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
10 12 (12.50%) VMware
10 12 (12.50%) Linux
11 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
11 11 (11.46%) VBScript
11 11 (11.46%) VB
11 11 (11.46%) McAfee
11 11 (11.46%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
12 10 (10.42%) Workflow

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 8 (8.33%) IIS
1 8 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.13%) SAS
3 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) Ethernet
1 4 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) Wireless
2 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.04%) VPN
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) VoIP
2 1 (1.04%) WAN
2 1 (1.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.13%) MySQL
8 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (1.04%) DB2
10 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.04%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) JDeveloper
2 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.13%) ERwin
4 3 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 28 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Back Office
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (35.42%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) Analyst
3 11 (11.46%) Data Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (10.42%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Business Data Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.21%) OBIEE Developer
10 4 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Designer
10 4 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.63%) .NET
2 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.42%) XML
4 9 (9.38%) XSLT
5 8 (8.33%) SOAP
6 7 (7.29%) WPF
7 6 (6.25%) Web Services
7 6 (6.25%) jQuery
8 5 (5.21%) XSD
8 5 (5.21%) HTML
9 4 (4.17%) CSS
9 4 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (4.17%) Middleware
10 2 (2.08%) Ajax
10 2 (2.08%) XHTML
10 2 (2.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (2.08%) Oracle Streams
11 1 (1.04%) JMS
11 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.04%) EPoS
4 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.17%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Windows XP
2 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
3 12 (12.50%) Linux
4 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.25%) UNIX
6 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.17%) Solaris
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (18.75%) Migration
3 13 (13.54%) Data Analysis
4 10 (10.42%) Workflow
5 9 (9.38%) SOA
5 9 (9.38%) BPEL
6 8 (8.33%) MVC
7 7 (7.29%) ITIL
7 7 (7.29%) Release Management
7 7 (7.29%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.25%) CRM
8 6 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.21%) ERP
9 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.17%) ETL
10 4 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.71%) PL/SQL
2 15 (15.63%) T-SQL
3 13 (13.54%) C#
3 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.46%) VBScript
4 11 (11.46%) VB
5 8 (8.33%) XQuery
5 8 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 8 (8.33%) Java
6 7 (7.29%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.13%) C++
7 3 (3.13%) VBA
8 2 (2.08%) ABAP
9 1 (1.04%) Perl
9 1 (1.04%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.08%) Degree
4 2 (2.08%) MCSE
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) ACCA
5 1 (1.04%) CIMA
5 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
1 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.04%) FATCA
1 1 (1.04%) COREP
1 1 (1.04%) FINREP
System Software
1 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.46%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (8.33%) SCCM
3 3 (3.13%) SCOM
4 2 (2.08%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.04%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.04%) SCSM
5 1 (1.04%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.04%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (28.13%) Oracle
2 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.50%) VMware
4 11 (11.46%) McAfee
5 9 (9.38%) Informatica
6 5 (5.21%) Siebel
7 4 (4.17%) SAP
7 4 (4.17%) Brocade
8 3 (3.13%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.13%) Talend
9 2 (2.08%) IBM
10 1 (1.04%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.04%) Veeam
10 1 (1.04%) Tableau
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco
10 1 (1.04%) HP
10 1 (1.04%) Dell
10 1 (1.04%) EMC
10 1 (1.04%) Citrix
10 1 (1.04%) Avaya