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 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 9 11 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing SQL 43 52 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.07% 11.79% 20.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.07% 22.91% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 63
Median daily rate £375 £389 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% -7.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £291 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £42.50
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 143 227 262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.47% 51.47% 57.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 92 171
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 17 £400 -12.08% 1
Cheltenham +4 9 £300 -47.48% 7
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 41 (41.41%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (32.32%) Oracle
3 30 (30.30%) Finance
4 26 (26.26%) SQL Server
4 26 (26.26%) PL/SQL
5 25 (25.25%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (23.23%) Windows
6 23 (23.23%) Security Cleared
7 21 (21.21%) XML
8 20 (20.20%) Java
9 18 (18.18%) Electronics
10 17 (17.17%) Manufacturing
11 16 (16.16%) Telecoms
11 16 (16.16%) Programme Management
11 16 (16.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 16 (16.16%) Marketing
11 16 (16.16%) Digital Marketing
11 16 (16.16%) SC Cleared
11 16 (16.16%) SAP
11 16 (16.16%) Unix
12 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
12 15 (15.15%) MVC
12 15 (15.15%) JSON
12 15 (15.15%) Migration
12 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (14.14%) Spring
14 13 (13.13%) Linux
14 13 (13.13%) JIRA
14 13 (13.13%) AngularJS
15 12 (12.12%) Mule ESB

SQL
Top Related 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 12 (12.12%) Mule
1 12 (12.12%) Mule ESB
2 7 (7.07%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.05%) CMS
3 5 (5.05%) Confluence
3 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.04%) SAS
4 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.03%) Apache
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (3.03%) IIS
5 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.02%) JBoss
6 2 (2.02%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.01%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Office
2 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (16.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.02%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.01%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.10%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (10.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) DHCP
1 5 (5.05%) DNS
1 5 (5.05%) Internet
2 4 (4.04%) Firewall
3 3 (3.03%) AMQP
3 3 (3.03%) SSH
3 3 (3.03%) VoIP
3 3 (3.03%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.02%) SAN
5 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.26%) SQL Server
2 25 (25.25%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (10.10%) MySQL
4 8 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (2.02%) dBASE
9 2 (2.02%) MS Access
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) JIRA
2 7 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.06%) Maven
4 5 (5.05%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.03%) CMake
6 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.03%) GoogleTest
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.03%) WiX
6 3 (3.03%) Zephyr
7 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.02%) JUnit
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.02%) PeopleTools
7 2 (2.02%) Subversion
7 2 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (30.30%) Finance
2 18 (18.18%) Electronics
3 17 (17.17%) Manufacturing
4 16 (16.16%) Marketing
4 16 (16.16%) Telecoms
5 10 (10.10%) Banking
6 4 (4.04%) Retail
7 3 (3.03%) Advertising
8 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (44.44%) Developer
2 14 (14.14%) Analyst
3 13 (13.13%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.10%) DBA
5 9 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (8.08%) SQL DBA
7 7 (7.07%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.06%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Consultant
8 6 (6.06%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) C++ Developer
9 5 (5.05%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 5 (5.05%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.21%) XML
2 15 (15.15%) JSON
3 14 (14.14%) Spring
4 13 (13.13%) AngularJS
5 12 (12.12%) Hibernate
6 11 (11.11%) Apache Camel
6 11 (11.11%) JPA
6 11 (11.11%) Spring Integration
6 11 (11.11%) Spring MVC
7 10 (10.10%) .NET
7 10 (10.10%) CSS
7 10 (10.10%) HTML
8 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 9 (9.09%) Web Services
9 7 (7.07%) Backbone.js
9 7 (7.07%) Ember.js
9 7 (7.07%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (7.07%) SOAP
10 6 (6.06%) jQuery
10 6 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Replication
3 6 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (5.05%) Clustering
4 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.23%) Windows
2 16 (16.16%) Unix
3 13 (13.13%) Linux
4 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.08%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.05%) Android
7 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.04%) AIX
9 3 (3.03%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.02%) Solaris
10 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.01%) CentOS
11 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.41%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (16.16%) Digital Marketing
2 16 (16.16%) Programme Management
3 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.15%) Migration
3 15 (15.15%) MVC
4 11 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 10 (10.10%) Data Protection
6 8 (8.08%) Automated Testing
6 8 (8.08%) Manual Testing
7 7 (7.07%) Dimensional Modelling
7 7 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.07%) ITIL
7 7 (7.07%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.07%) Scrum
7 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.06%) Content Management
8 6 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.06%) ETL
8 6 (6.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) PL/SQL
2 20 (20.20%) Java
3 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.12%) C#
5 9 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 9 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.06%) Ruby
7 5 (5.05%) C++
7 5 (5.05%) Perl
8 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.04%) VC++
9 3 (3.03%) Python
9 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.02%) PeopleCode
10 2 (2.02%) Scala
10 2 (2.02%) SQR
11 1 (1.01%) PHP
11 1 (1.01%) VBA
11 1 (1.01%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (23.23%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.16%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.08%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.06%) ISEB
4 6 (6.06%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.04%) Degree
6 2 (2.02%) HNC
6 2 (2.02%) HND
7 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) Basel II
1 7 (7.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.04%) QA
3 3 (3.03%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.05%) Docker
2 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.03%) Netcool
1 3 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.02%) Unicenter
2 2 (2.02%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.01%) CloudHub
3 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) Oracle
2 16 (16.16%) SAP
3 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.08%) VMware
5 7 (7.07%) IBM
6 6 (6.06%) HP
7 5 (5.05%) Teradata
8 3 (3.03%) Citrix
8 3 (3.03%) Google
8 3 (3.03%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (2.02%) EMC
9 2 (2.02%) Meridio
9 2 (2.02%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (2.02%) Veritas
10 1 (1.01%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.01%) Sage
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