Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 124 134 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.70% 14.77% 19.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.75% 26.22% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 93 142
Gloucestershire median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £275 £243
90th Percentile £465 £475 £488
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £53.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.89% -57.76% +9.82%
10th Percentile £16.75 £15.25 £51.63
90th Percentile £58.75 £31.00 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.75% +37.72%

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 297 511 509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 44.80% 56.34% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 260 281
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £243 £296 £256
90th Percentile £563 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 27
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.91% -7.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £16.75 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £39.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.64% -1.88% +14.29%

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 25 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 November 2017. 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 +5 44 £418 +4.38% 6
Cheltenham -2 15 £363 -4.61% 7
Cirencester +5 7 £300 -6.25% 1
Tewkesbury +3 6 £350 +94.44%
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 48 (38.71%) Finance
2 39 (31.45%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (26.61%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (21.77%) Java
5 27 (21.77%) Security Cleared
6 23 (18.55%) SQL Server
6 23 (18.55%) Windows
7 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (16.94%) Active Directory
9 20 (16.13%) Oracle
10 19 (15.32%) XML
10 19 (15.32%) ETL
11 17 (13.71%) Data Modelling
11 17 (13.71%) C#
11 17 (13.71%) Scrum
12 15 (12.10%) Validation
12 15 (12.10%) Data Analysis
12 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.10%) SC Cleared
13 14 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (11.29%) Spring
13 14 (11.29%) Teradata
14 13 (10.48%) C++
14 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
14 13 (10.48%) Web Services
15 12 (9.68%) IBM
15 12 (9.68%) JSON
15 12 (9.68%) Windows Server
16 11 (8.87%) Integration Testing

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 8 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.84%) SAS
3 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.03%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.42%) Apache
5 3 (2.42%) Confluence
5 3 (2.42%) IIS
5 3 (2.42%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.61%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.61%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.42%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (1.61%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.23%) Office 365
3 3 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.81%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.84%) DNS
3 5 (4.03%) DHCP
4 3 (2.42%) Skype
4 3 (2.42%) VoIP
5 2 (1.61%) HTTP
5 2 (1.61%) Internet
5 2 (1.61%) SAN
5 2 (1.61%) VLAN
5 2 (1.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.81%) Firewall
6 1 (0.81%) SSL
6 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.61%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (18.55%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.26%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.45%) Data Mining
6 8 (6.45%) IBM InfoSphere
7 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.03%) Big Data
8 5 (4.03%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.23%) DB2
9 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.23%) QlikView
9 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.42%) DataStage
10 3 (2.42%) Power BI
11 2 (1.61%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) JIRA
1 10 (8.06%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.65%) Maven
3 6 (4.84%) Selenium
3 6 (4.84%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.23%) ERwin
5 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.23%) JMeter
5 4 (3.23%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.42%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.42%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.61%) Ant
7 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.61%) JUnit
7 2 (1.61%) ProC
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (38.71%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.84%) Marketing
4 5 (4.03%) Electronics
4 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Advertising
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Military
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (48.39%) Developer
2 25 (20.16%) Analyst
3 16 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 13 (10.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 11 (8.87%) C++ Developer
6 9 (7.26%) Applications Support
7 8 (6.45%) Consultant
7 8 (6.45%) Data Analyst
7 8 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (4.84%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Core Java Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.32%) XML
2 14 (11.29%) Spring
3 13 (10.48%) Web Services
4 12 (9.68%) JSON
5 9 (7.26%) XSD
6 8 (6.45%) .NET
7 7 (5.65%) CSS
7 7 (5.65%) HTML
8 6 (4.84%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.84%) SOAP
9 5 (4.03%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.03%) Java EE
9 5 (4.03%) JPA
9 5 (4.03%) jQuery
9 5 (4.03%) Play Framework
9 5 (4.03%) Spring MVC
9 5 (4.03%) XForms
9 5 (4.03%) XSL
10 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.03%) User Experience
4 4 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.61%) FMCG
6 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) iPad
6 1 (0.81%) iPhone
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.55%) Windows
2 12 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.87%) Linux
4 8 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.84%) Unix
6 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.23%) AIX
8 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.42%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.61%) Solaris
9 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.45%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.32%) ETL
4 17 (13.71%) Data Modelling
4 17 (13.71%) Scrum
5 15 (12.10%) Data Analysis
5 15 (12.10%) Validation
6 11 (8.87%) Incident Management
6 11 (8.87%) Integration Testing
7 10 (8.06%) Migration
7 10 (8.06%) Problem Management
7 10 (8.06%) Programme Management
8 9 (7.26%) MVC
9 8 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.65%) Analytical Thinking
10 7 (5.65%) Dimensional Modelling
10 7 (5.65%) TDD
10 7 (5.65%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.77%) Java
2 17 (13.71%) C#
3 13 (10.48%) C++
3 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.26%) C
4 9 (7.26%) PL/SQL
4 9 (7.26%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.65%) Python
6 5 (4.03%) XPath
6 5 (4.03%) XQuery
7 4 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.61%) Groovy
8 2 (1.61%) PROC SQL
8 2 (1.61%) Ruby
8 2 (1.61%) Scala
8 2 (1.61%) VBScript
8 2 (1.61%) XAML
9 1 (0.81%) Jython
9 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (21.77%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.26%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.03%) Degree
5 3 (2.42%) HNC
5 3 (2.42%) HND
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (16.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.81%) Docker
5 1 (0.81%) HDFS
5 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.81%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (16.13%) Oracle
2 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.29%) Teradata
4 12 (9.68%) IBM
5 9 (7.26%) SAP
6 5 (4.03%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (3.23%) HP
7 4 (3.23%) VMware
8 3 (2.42%) Cisco
8 3 (2.42%) Google
8 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.61%) CA
9 2 (1.61%) Citrix
9 2 (1.61%) ESRI
9 2 (1.61%) McAfee
9 2 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.61%) Netezza
10 1 (0.81%) Apple
10 1 (0.81%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.81%) Remedy