Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 131 126 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.68% 18.86% 14.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.11% 41.72% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 72 95
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.02% +4.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £205 £277
90th Percentile £554 £465 £475
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +6.45% +9.15% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £22.16 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.69% +52.00% -53.06%
10th Percentile £17.97 £16.75 £15.90
90th Percentile £25.37 £58.75 £36.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +1.27% +46.30% -30.12%

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 353 302 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 47.64% 45.21% 56.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 138 264
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £243 £282
90th Percentile £563 £563 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £383 £363
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.52% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 51
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £22.50 £16.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £58.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -3.18%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +3 64 £450 +7.14% 20
Cirencester +3 18 £475 +58.33% 2
Cheltenham -7 9 £425 +17.24% 15
Filton - 1 - -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 57 (43.51%) SQL Server
2 44 (33.59%) Oracle
3 39 (29.77%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (28.24%) Linux
4 37 (28.24%) Finance
5 35 (26.72%) JavaScript
6 33 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (25.19%) Security Cleared
7 31 (23.66%) Windows
8 30 (22.90%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (17.56%) Java
10 23 (17.56%) Teradata
11 22 (16.79%) C#
12 21 (16.03%) Unix
13 19 (14.50%) ETL
13 19 (14.50%) Test Automation
14 18 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (13.74%) .NET
14 18 (13.74%) T-SQL
14 18 (13.74%) Microsoft
15 17 (12.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (12.98%) DV Cleared
15 17 (12.98%) Dimensional Modelling
16 16 (12.21%) Shell Script
16 16 (12.21%) MySQL
17 15 (11.45%) Data Analysis
17 15 (11.45%) Selenium
17 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
17 15 (11.45%) Kimball Methodology

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 7 (5.34%) IIS
1 7 (5.34%) SAS
2 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.29%) Apache
4 3 (2.29%) Confluence
5 2 (1.53%) CMS
5 2 (1.53%) Drupal
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.53%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.05%) npm
3 3 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.76%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.76%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 1 (0.76%) GitHub
4 1 (0.76%) Serverless
4 1 (0.76%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) DNS
2 3 (2.29%) Firewall
2 3 (2.29%) Internet
2 3 (2.29%) LAN
3 2 (1.53%) DHCP
3 2 (1.53%) Intranet
3 2 (1.53%) SAN
3 2 (1.53%) SMS
3 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.76%) DMZ
4 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.76%) Network Security
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (43.51%) SQL Server
2 39 (29.77%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (12.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (12.21%) MySQL
5 14 (10.69%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (9.92%) IBM InfoSphere
7 12 (9.16%) MongoDB
7 12 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (9.16%) Relational Database
8 11 (8.40%) DB2
8 11 (8.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 11 (8.40%) RDBMS
9 10 (7.63%) DataStage
9 10 (7.63%) Power BI
10 9 (6.87%) Oracle Database
11 7 (5.34%) Big Data
12 5 (3.82%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (3.82%) QualityStage
13 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Selenium
2 11 (8.40%) JIRA
2 11 (8.40%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.34%) ERwin
4 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.58%) JUnit
6 5 (3.82%) EasyMock
7 4 (3.05%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.53%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.76%) FishEye
9 1 (0.76%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.76%) JMeter
9 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.76%) webpack
General
1 37 (28.24%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Banking
2 5 (3.82%) Retail
3 3 (2.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Advertising
4 2 (1.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (34.35%) Developer
2 35 (26.72%) Analyst
3 18 (13.74%) Data Analyst
4 16 (12.21%) Test Analyst
5 12 (9.16%) Consultant
6 11 (8.40%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.87%) DBA
8 8 (6.11%) Business Data Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (6.11%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.34%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.34%) MicroStrategy Consultant
9 7 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
10 6 (4.58%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) Senior Data Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.74%) .NET
2 14 (10.69%) CSS
3 13 (9.92%) HTML
3 13 (9.92%) Web Services
4 11 (8.40%) HTML5
4 11 (8.40%) jQuery
4 11 (8.40%) Node.js
5 10 (7.63%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.11%) SOAP
7 7 (5.34%) React
8 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.82%) JSON
9 5 (3.82%) Spring
9 5 (3.82%) XML
10 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.05%) J2EE
10 4 (3.05%) LINQ
10 4 (3.05%) Spring Boot
10 4 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.34%) Clustering
3 7 (5.34%) Replication
4 4 (3.05%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.53%) Cybercrime
5 2 (1.53%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.53%) PKI
5 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.53%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.24%) Linux
2 31 (23.66%) Windows
3 21 (16.03%) Unix
4 15 (11.45%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.29%) Solaris
7 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.76%) CentOS
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.90%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (14.50%) ETL
3 19 (14.50%) Test Automation
4 18 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (12.98%) Dimensional Modelling
6 15 (11.45%) Data Analysis
6 15 (11.45%) Kimball Methodology
7 14 (10.69%) Data Security
7 14 (10.69%) Scrum
8 12 (9.16%) Waterfall
9 11 (8.40%) Data Management
9 11 (8.40%) Inmon Methodology
10 10 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (7.63%) High Availability
10 10 (7.63%) ITIL
10 10 (7.63%) Migration
10 10 (7.63%) SDLC
11 9 (6.87%) DevOps
11 9 (6.87%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.72%) JavaScript
2 23 (17.56%) Java
3 22 (16.79%) C#
4 18 (13.74%) T-SQL
5 16 (12.21%) Shell Script
6 13 (9.92%) PL/SQL
7 12 (9.16%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.87%) PHP
9 7 (5.34%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.05%) C
11 3 (2.29%) Python
11 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.53%) C++
12 2 (1.53%) Java 8
13 1 (0.76%) Korn
13 1 (0.76%) Perl
13 1 (0.76%) VB
13 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (25.19%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.98%) DV Cleared
3 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.05%) AWS Certification
4 4 (3.05%) ISEB
4 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.53%) CCNA
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.53%) Degree
7 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.76%) CCNP
7 1 (0.76%) HNC
7 1 (0.76%) HND
7 1 (0.76%) MCSA
7 1 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.34%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (4.58%) Docker
4 4 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.53%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 5 (3.82%) SCCM
3 3 (2.29%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.53%) Ansible
4 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.53%) Netcool
4 2 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.53%) Puppet
4 2 (1.53%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (1.53%) WSUS
5 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.76%) Nagios
5 1 (0.76%) OpenView
5 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.76%) SCOM
5 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (33.59%) Oracle
2 23 (17.56%) Teradata
3 18 (13.74%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.16%) IBM
5 11 (8.40%) Tableau
6 10 (7.63%) HP
6 10 (7.63%) Sybase
7 8 (6.11%) Netezza
8 7 (5.34%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (3.05%) Twitter
10 3 (2.29%) Cisco
10 3 (2.29%) Infragistics
10 3 (2.29%) SAP
10 3 (2.29%) Telerik
10 3 (2.29%) VMware
11 2 (1.53%) Citrix
11 2 (1.53%) EMC
11 2 (1.53%) Meridio
11 2 (1.53%) Veritas
12 1 (0.76%) Red Hat