Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 108 115 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.12% 17.35% 15.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.71% 38.59% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 71 109
Gloucestershire median daily rate £438 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £206 £284
90th Percentile £538 £438 £530
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.85 £45.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.23% +36.36% -38.05%
10th Percentile £19.94 £16.75 £24.15
90th Percentile £42.52 £58.75 £37.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +36.36% +10.00%

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 272 298 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 45.64% 44.95% 52.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 141 238
Gloucestershire median daily rate £419 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% - -
10th Percentile £263 £213 £299
90th Percentile £563 £513 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £378 £363
% change year-on-year +5.96% +4.14% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 43
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% -0.58%
10th Percentile £25.13 £18.65 £23.25
90th Percentile £49.13 £57.75 £53.45
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year -2.30% +4.19% +9.15%

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 21 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 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 +4 53 £438 +9.38% 7
Cheltenham -5 15 £409 +25.77% 14
Cirencester -3 7 £500 +66.67% 4
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 46 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (29.63%) Finance
4 31 (28.70%) C#
5 30 (27.78%) .NET
5 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 30 (27.78%) Windows
6 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 23 (21.30%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
8 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (18.52%) SDLC
10 19 (17.59%) Oracle
11 18 (16.67%) Teradata
12 17 (15.74%) Windows Server
13 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
13 16 (14.81%) Test Automation
13 16 (14.81%) HTML
13 16 (14.81%) IIS
13 16 (14.81%) ETL
14 15 (13.89%) IBM
15 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
15 14 (12.96%) Active Directory
15 14 (12.96%) Scrum
15 14 (12.96%) Dimensional Modelling
16 13 (12.04%) Kimball Methodology
16 13 (12.04%) Data Analysis
16 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET
16 13 (12.04%) CSS

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 16 (14.81%) IIS
2 8 (7.41%) SAS
3 7 (6.48%) Confluence
3 7 (6.48%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.63%) CMS
5 3 (2.78%) Apache
5 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.85%) Drupal
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.85%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.93%) Kentico
7 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.85%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.93%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) DNS
2 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.48%) Firewall
3 7 (6.48%) LAN
4 6 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (5.56%) DMZ
5 3 (2.78%) Internet
6 2 (1.85%) DHCP
6 2 (1.85%) Intranet
6 2 (1.85%) SAN
6 2 (1.85%) SMS
7 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
3 12 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 11 (10.19%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (10.19%) RDBMS
5 10 (9.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 9 (8.33%) DataStage
7 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (6.48%) DB2
8 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.63%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (4.63%) Power BI
9 5 (4.63%) QualityStage
10 4 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (3.70%) Lumira
10 4 (3.70%) MySQL
11 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.19%) Selenium
3 10 (9.26%) JIRA
4 7 (6.48%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.48%) ERwin
5 6 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.85%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.85%) MSTest
8 2 (1.85%) NUnit
8 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Advertising
4 3 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Military
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (33.33%) Developer
2 27 (25.00%) Analyst
3 14 (12.96%) Data Analyst
4 9 (8.33%) Consultant
5 7 (6.48%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.48%) MicroStrategy Consultant
5 7 (6.48%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
5 7 (6.48%) Software Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Junior
6 6 (5.56%) Junior Software Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Business Data Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.70%) CRM Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.78%) .NET
2 16 (14.81%) HTML
3 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET
3 13 (12.04%) CSS
4 11 (10.19%) Node.js
5 10 (9.26%) HTML5
6 9 (8.33%) WPF
7 7 (6.48%) MFC
7 7 (6.48%) WinForms
8 6 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 6 (5.56%) jQuery
9 5 (4.63%) Web Services
10 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.70%) Gherkin
11 3 (2.78%) ADO.NET
11 3 (2.78%) Entity Framework
11 3 (2.78%) JSON
11 3 (2.78%) LINQ
11 3 (2.78%) REST
11 3 (2.78%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.48%) PKI
3 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) Cybercrime
4 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Life Science
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.78%) Windows
2 17 (15.74%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.19%) Linux
4 9 (8.33%) Unix
5 3 (2.78%) Solaris
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.30%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (18.52%) SDLC
4 16 (14.81%) ETL
4 16 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 14 (12.96%) Dimensional Modelling
5 14 (12.96%) Scrum
6 13 (12.04%) Data Analysis
6 13 (12.04%) Kimball Methodology
7 11 (10.19%) Migration
8 10 (9.26%) Data Management
8 10 (9.26%) Inmon Methodology
9 9 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 9 (8.33%) ITIL
9 9 (8.33%) MVC
9 9 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.70%) C#
2 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.11%) Java
3 12 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.33%) Python
6 8 (7.41%) C++
6 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.48%) VC++
8 6 (5.56%) PHP
9 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.85%) C
11 2 (1.85%) Java 8
12 1 (0.93%) Korn
12 1 (0.93%) Perl
12 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.48%) CCNA
4 7 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.48%) MCSA
5 5 (4.63%) CCNP
6 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.70%) ISEB
7 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.85%) Degree
9 1 (0.93%) CISSP
9 1 (0.93%) GCIA
9 1 (0.93%) GIAC
9 1 (0.93%) PhD
9 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.85%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.85%) Docker
4 2 (1.85%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) SCCM
2 7 (6.48%) WSUS
3 6 (5.56%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.85%) Ansible
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.85%) Netcool
5 2 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.85%) Puppet
5 2 (1.85%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.93%) Nagios
6 1 (0.93%) OpenView
6 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.93%) SCOM
6 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.93%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.59%) Oracle
3 18 (16.67%) Teradata
4 15 (13.89%) IBM
5 7 (6.48%) Cisco
5 7 (6.48%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (6.48%) Netezza
6 6 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 6 (5.56%) Splunk
7 5 (4.63%) Tableau
8 3 (2.78%) Cognos
8 3 (2.78%) HP
8 3 (2.78%) Infragistics
8 3 (2.78%) SAP
8 3 (2.78%) Telerik
9 2 (1.85%) Citrix
9 2 (1.85%) EMC
9 2 (1.85%) Meridio
9 2 (1.85%) Veritas
9 2 (1.85%) VMware