Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 72 83 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.00% 12.22% 13.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.72% 29.12% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 98
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £296
90th Percentile £550 £451 £567
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +5.33% +1.35% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +30.43% +30.19%
10th Percentile £38.25 £28.50 £30.75
90th Percentile £44.75 £111.50 £38.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +18.84% +52.05%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 227 285 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 40.97% 41.97% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 178 223
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £289
90th Percentile £563 £563 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £376 £368
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.31% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 39
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.09% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26.25 £26.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £48.75 £46.71
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +13.51%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Gloucestershire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Gloucestershire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Gloucestershire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Gloucestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +1 30 £313 -26.47% 7
Cheltenham -9 12 £450 +50.00% 20
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) .NET
3 23 (31.94%) Oracle
4 22 (30.56%) Windows
4 22 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (27.78%) C#
6 20 (27.78%) PL/SQL
7 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
8 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
10 16 (22.22%) Finance
10 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
12 13 (18.06%) SDLC
13 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 11 (15.28%) HTML
14 11 (15.28%) IIS
14 11 (15.28%) Scrum
15 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
15 10 (13.89%) Python
15 10 (13.89%) JIRA
15 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
16 9 (12.50%) WPF
16 9 (12.50%) ETL
16 9 (12.50%) CSS
16 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
16 9 (12.50%) Unix
16 9 (12.50%) Java
16 9 (12.50%) Migration

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 11 (15.28%) IIS
2 7 (9.72%) Umbraco
3 6 (8.33%) Confluence
4 4 (5.56%) CMS
5 3 (4.17%) SAS
6 2 (2.78%) Apache
6 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.39%) Kentico
7 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Actimize
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) DNS
1 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.72%) Firewall
2 7 (9.72%) LAN
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (8.33%) DMZ
4 2 (2.78%) Internet
4 2 (2.78%) Intranet
5 1 (1.39%) SAN
5 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (5.56%) Lumira
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.78%) DataStage
9 2 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.39%) DB2
10 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.39%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) JIRA
2 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.72%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.78%) ERwin
6 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.78%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (2.78%) MSTest
6 2 (2.78%) NUnit
6 2 (2.78%) Selenium
6 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.39%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.39%) JMeter
7 1 (1.39%) JUnit
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.39%) Toad
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Analyst
3 8 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Junior
5 6 (8.33%) Junior Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Programmer
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle BI Developer
8 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) .NET
2 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.28%) HTML
4 9 (12.50%) CSS
4 9 (12.50%) WPF
5 8 (11.11%) Node.js
6 7 (9.72%) MFC
6 7 (9.72%) WinForms
7 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.17%) HTML5
7 3 (4.17%) React
8 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.78%) Ajax
8 2 (2.78%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.78%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.78%) LINQ
8 2 (2.78%) Sass
8 2 (2.78%) Spring
8 2 (2.78%) XML
9 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.39%) Life Science
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.50%) Unix
4 8 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Solaris
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) AIX
6 1 (1.39%) Android
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (18.06%) SDLC
4 11 (15.28%) Scrum
5 9 (12.50%) ETL
5 9 (12.50%) Migration
6 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 6 (8.33%) Kanban
8 6 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.94%) Change Management
9 5 (6.94%) MVC
10 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.56%) Web Development
11 3 (4.17%) Analytics
11 3 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) C#
1 20 (27.78%) PL/SQL
2 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.89%) Python
4 9 (12.50%) Java
5 7 (9.72%) C++
5 7 (9.72%) VC++
6 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.39%) Korn
10 1 (1.39%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) PHP
10 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) CCNA
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.72%) MCSA
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.56%) CCNP
4 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) Degree
5 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.39%) CISSP
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.39%) GCIA
6 1 (1.39%) GIAC
6 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.78%) Docker
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) SCCM
1 7 (9.72%) WSUS
2 6 (8.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) Nagios
3 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.39%) OpenView
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Oracle
2 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.11%) IBM
4 7 (9.72%) Cisco
5 6 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 6 (8.33%) SAP
5 6 (8.33%) Splunk
5 6 (8.33%) Teradata
6 5 (6.94%) Cognos
7 2 (2.78%) CyberArk
7 2 (2.78%) Tableau
7 2 (2.78%) VMware
8 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.39%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) Netezza
8 1 (1.39%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) Sitecore