The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 7 9 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 16.04% 11.01% 21.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.84% 35.29% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 23
Median daily rate £400 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.08% +1.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £360 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £886 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.02 £30.00
% change year-on-year +73.76% -23.26%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 31 34 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 29.25% 31.19% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 45
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Gloucester

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Gloucester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Gloucester

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Gloucester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Gloucester

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Gloucester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 16 (55.17%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (51.72%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (48.28%) PL/SQL
5 11 (37.93%) Unix
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
7 9 (31.03%) Banking
7 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
8 8 (27.59%) Finance
9 7 (24.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (24.14%) Basel II
10 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
11 5 (17.24%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
11 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
11 5 (17.24%) Java
11 5 (17.24%) Windows
11 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
12 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (13.79%) SAS
12 4 (13.79%) DHCP
12 4 (13.79%) DNS
12 4 (13.79%) XML
12 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
12 4 (13.79%) HTML
12 4 (13.79%) .NET
12 4 (13.79%) CSS
12 4 (13.79%) SOAP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.79%) SAS
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) Anypoint
5 1 (3.45%) Confluence
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.45%) Mule
5 1 (3.45%) Mule ESB
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.45%) Sitefinity
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DHCP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (10.34%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.45%) MS Access
6 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 9 (31.03%) Banking
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Business Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) JSON
1 4 (13.79%) SOAP
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.34%) jQuery
2 3 (10.34%) REST
2 3 (10.34%) Spring
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) Ajax
3 2 (6.90%) JMS
3 2 (6.90%) Struts
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) WSDL
4 1 (3.45%) XSD
4 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Unix
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) AIX
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
2 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Quality Management
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Demand Management
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) PL/SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) HNC
4 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) Basel II
1 7 (24.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (10.34%) ISO 9000
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.90%) Netcool
1 2 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.45%) CloudHub
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Unicenter
2 1 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Teradata
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.45%) Meridio
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas
5 1 (3.45%) VMware