Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 7 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 123 91 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.77% 14.68% 13.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.95% 35.55% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 49 86
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -9.64%
10th Percentile £313 £210 £289
90th Percentile £550 £466 £473
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £19.65 £28.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.67% +43.75% -62.45%
10th Percentile £17.58 £18.83 £14.60
90th Percentile £24.37 £40.08 £86.50
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +44.35% -17.86% -18.13%

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 385 256 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 49.36% 41.29% 54.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 113 272
Gloucestershire median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £294 £271 £283
90th Percentile £562 £563 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 23 48
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +28.33% -29.41%
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £24.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £43.25 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +10.90% -1.27% -5.50%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 54 £445 +5.95% 13
Cheltenham -3 19 £454 +34.52% 15
Cirencester +6 15 £450 +5.88% 3
Stroud - 1 - - 2
Filton - 1 - -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
2 45 (36.59%) Oracle
3 40 (32.52%) Linux
4 34 (27.64%) Security Cleared
5 32 (26.02%) JavaScript
6 26 (21.14%) Finance
6 26 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (20.33%) Windows
7 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (19.51%) Java
9 23 (18.70%) .NET
9 23 (18.70%) C#
10 21 (17.07%) Unix
10 21 (17.07%) MySQL
10 21 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (15.45%) DV Cleared
12 18 (14.63%) MongoDB
12 18 (14.63%) Shell Script
12 18 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (12.20%) High Availability
13 15 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (12.20%) Data Security
13 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
14 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
14 14 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (11.38%) ETL
14 14 (11.38%) Sybase
15 13 (10.57%) Microsoft

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 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.44%) SAS
4 2 (1.63%) CMS
4 2 (1.63%) Drupal
4 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.81%) JBoss
5 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.25%) npm
2 4 (3.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.81%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Serverless
3 1 (0.81%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) Firewall
1 2 (1.63%) SMS
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.81%) LAN
2 1 (0.81%) Network Security
2 1 (0.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (17.07%) MySQL
4 18 (14.63%) MongoDB
5 15 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (10.57%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (9.76%) Oracle Database
9 10 (8.13%) Big Data
10 9 (7.32%) IBM InfoSphere
10 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
11 8 (6.50%) DB2
11 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 8 (6.50%) Power BI
11 8 (6.50%) RDBMS
12 6 (4.88%) DataStage
13 3 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (2.44%) QualityStage
13 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.57%) Selenium
2 10 (8.13%) JIRA
3 8 (6.50%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.88%) JUnit
5 5 (4.07%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.07%) EasyMock
5 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.44%) ERwin
6 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.63%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.81%) FishEye
8 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.81%) JMeter
8 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Retail
3 3 (2.44%) Retail Finance
4 2 (1.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (39.84%) Developer
2 23 (18.70%) Analyst
3 15 (12.20%) DBA
4 14 (11.38%) Test Analyst
5 11 (8.94%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.94%) Java Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Consultant
6 9 (7.32%) Data Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) SQL Developer
7 8 (6.50%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Administrator
8 7 (5.69%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (5.69%) DV Cleared DBA
9 6 (4.88%) Business Data Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.07%) Business Developer
10 5 (4.07%) MicroStrategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.70%) .NET
2 11 (8.94%) Web Services
3 10 (8.13%) CSS
3 10 (8.13%) SOAP
4 9 (7.32%) HTML
5 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
5 8 (6.50%) jQuery
5 8 (6.50%) Node.js
6 7 (5.69%) React
7 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.88%) XML
8 5 (4.07%) .NET Core
8 5 (4.07%) HTML5
8 5 (4.07%) J2EE
9 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.25%) Spring
10 3 (2.44%) Redux
10 3 (2.44%) REST
10 3 (2.44%) Spring Boot
11 2 (1.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.76%) Clustering
2 12 (9.76%) Replication
3 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.07%) Cloud Native
4 5 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.81%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.52%) Linux
2 25 (20.33%) Windows
3 21 (17.07%) Unix
4 12 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) AIX
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (12.20%) Data Security
4 15 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (12.20%) High Availability
4 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
5 14 (11.38%) ETL
6 13 (10.57%) Dimensional Modelling
7 12 (9.76%) DevOps
7 12 (9.76%) Task Automation
8 10 (8.13%) Kimball Methodology
8 10 (8.13%) Migration
8 10 (8.13%) Scrum
8 10 (8.13%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.32%) MVC
10 8 (6.50%) Inmon Methodology
11 7 (5.69%) ITIL
11 7 (5.69%) Test Management
11 7 (5.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.02%) JavaScript
2 24 (19.51%) Java
3 23 (18.70%) C#
4 18 (14.63%) Shell Script
5 13 (10.57%) PowerShell
6 12 (9.76%) PL/SQL
6 12 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.69%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.07%) PHP
9 3 (2.44%) C
9 3 (2.44%) C++
9 3 (2.44%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.63%) Python
11 1 (0.81%) Java 8
11 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (27.64%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.45%) DV Cleared
3 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.69%) Degree
5 4 (3.25%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.81%) CCNA
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.81%) HNC
6 1 (0.81%) HND
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB
6 1 (0.81%) MCSE
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.44%) CRD IV
2 3 (2.44%) IFRS
2 3 (2.44%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (9.76%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (7.32%) Docker
3 8 (6.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.81%) XenApp
6 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (9.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 5 (4.07%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.25%) Terraform
4 2 (1.63%) SCCM
5 1 (0.81%) Ansible
5 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (36.59%) Oracle
2 14 (11.38%) Sybase
3 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.57%) Teradata
4 12 (9.76%) HP
5 9 (7.32%) IBM
5 9 (7.32%) Tableau
6 7 (5.69%) VMware
7 5 (4.07%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (4.07%) Netezza
8 4 (3.25%) SAP
9 2 (1.63%) Cisco
9 2 (1.63%) Twitter
10 1 (0.81%) Citrix
10 1 (0.81%) Cognos
10 1 (0.81%) Google
10 1 (0.81%) Infor
10 1 (0.81%) McAfee
10 1 (0.81%) NetApp
10 1 (0.81%) Remedy