Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 86 109 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.09% 18.14% 17.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.30% 39.49% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 77 70
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £206
90th Percentile £525 £538 £439
South West median daily rate £418 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +5.70% +5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £41.00 £31.85 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.75% -29.23% +36.36%
10th Percentile £40.50 £19.94 £16.75
90th Percentile £41.50 £42.52 £58.75
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.25% -11.11% +36.36%

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 470 276 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 55.16% 45.92% 44.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 151 141
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £213
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 28 33
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £41.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £40.20 £25.13 £18.65
90th Percentile £55.00 £49.13 £57.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +4.19%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -4 24 £425 -2.86% 14
Cheltenham -9 23 £435 +6.42% 11
Cirencester 0 9 £425 -15.00% 5
Filton - 1 - -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (43.02%) Oracle
2 35 (40.70%) SQL Server
2 35 (40.70%) Security Cleared
3 27 (31.40%) DV Cleared
4 23 (26.74%) HP
5 21 (24.42%) Finance
6 19 (22.09%) Java
6 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (20.93%) Linux
8 17 (19.77%) PL/SQL
8 17 (19.77%) MySQL
8 17 (19.77%) PowerShell
9 16 (18.60%) Unix
9 16 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 16 (18.60%) Oracle Database
10 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (17.44%) Shell Script
11 14 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (15.12%) XML
12 13 (15.12%) Azure
12 13 (15.12%) MongoDB
12 13 (15.12%) High Availability
12 13 (15.12%) Relational Database
13 12 (13.95%) Task Automation
13 12 (13.95%) Big Data
13 12 (13.95%) .NET
13 12 (13.95%) C

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 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.33%) Confluence
2 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) JBoss
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) Weka
2 1 (1.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.16%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Azure
2 11 (12.79%) AWS
3 10 (11.63%) Power Platform
4 4 (4.65%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (4.65%) PowerApps
5 3 (3.49%) Boomi
5 3 (3.49%) GitHub
6 2 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.16%) Azure Stack
7 1 (1.16%) Office 365
7 1 (1.16%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.16%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) DHCP
1 1 (1.16%) DNS
1 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.16%) Skype
1 1 (1.16%) SNMP
1 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (40.70%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.77%) MySQL
3 16 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (18.60%) Oracle Database
4 13 (15.12%) MongoDB
4 13 (15.12%) Relational Database
5 12 (13.95%) Big Data
6 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (11.63%) Power BI
8 9 (10.47%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (5.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (4.65%) Data Lake
11 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
13 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
14 1 (1.16%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) LoadRunner
2 8 (9.30%) HP UFT
2 8 (9.30%) JIRA
3 7 (8.14%) Selenium
4 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.33%) JMeter
5 2 (2.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.33%) Maven
5 2 (2.33%) TestRail
5 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.16%) Appium
6 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.16%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.16%) webpack
6 1 (1.16%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (24.42%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Developer
2 25 (29.07%) Analyst
3 18 (20.93%) DBA
4 13 (15.12%) Test Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (9.30%) SQL DBA
6 7 (8.14%) Administrator
6 7 (8.14%) DV Cleared DBA
6 7 (8.14%) Senior DBA
6 7 (8.14%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (4.65%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) XML
2 12 (13.95%) .NET
3 7 (8.14%) XML Schema
4 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.81%) HTML
4 5 (5.81%) JSON
4 5 (5.81%) RESTful
5 4 (4.65%) Spring
5 4 (4.65%) Web Services
5 4 (4.65%) XSLT
6 2 (2.33%) Node.js
6 2 (2.33%) React
6 2 (2.33%) SOAP
6 2 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.33%) XSD
7 1 (1.16%) D3.js
7 1 (1.16%) ggplot
7 1 (1.16%) React Native
7 1 (1.16%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.16%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.95%) Clustering
2 12 (13.95%) Replication
3 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.16%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Linux
2 16 (18.60%) Unix
3 11 (12.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.65%) Windows
5 2 (2.33%) AIX
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.16%) CentOS
6 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (15.12%) High Availability
5 12 (13.95%) Task Automation
6 11 (12.79%) Data Security
6 11 (12.79%) ETL
6 11 (12.79%) Migration
6 11 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (11.63%) Defect Management
7 10 (11.63%) DevOps
7 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 10 (11.63%) Visualisation
8 9 (10.47%) Scrum
9 8 (9.30%) Psychology
9 8 (9.30%) Test Management
10 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.14%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.98%) ERP
11 6 (6.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) Java
2 17 (19.77%) PL/SQL
2 17 (19.77%) PowerShell
3 15 (17.44%) Shell Script
4 12 (13.95%) C
4 12 (13.95%) C#
5 10 (11.63%) VB
6 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
7 8 (9.30%) Python
8 7 (8.14%) ANSI SQL
8 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.65%) PHP
9 4 (4.65%) VBA
10 3 (3.49%) C++
11 2 (2.33%) Java 8
11 2 (2.33%) R
11 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (40.70%) Security Cleared
2 27 (31.40%) DV Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) MCP
3 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.30%) OCP
4 8 (9.30%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (9.30%) SAP Certification
5 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
6 5 (5.81%) Degree
7 3 (3.49%) APMP
8 2 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.33%) ISEB
9 1 (1.16%) CCA
9 1 (1.16%) CCNA
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.16%) MCSA
9 1 (1.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.16%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) XenApp
2 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 11 (12.79%) HP ALM
2 8 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.49%) Grafana
3 3 (3.49%) Kibana
4 2 (2.33%) Ansible
4 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.16%) SCCM
5 1 (1.16%) SCOM
5 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (43.02%) Oracle
2 23 (26.74%) HP
3 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.47%) SAP
5 8 (9.30%) Sybase
6 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.49%) Dell
6 3 (3.49%) Informatica
6 3 (3.49%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.49%) Talend
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix
7 1 (1.16%) Palantir
7 1 (1.16%) Splunk
7 1 (1.16%) VMware