The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 22 June 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 / Wiltshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 59 81 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 9.04% 12.25% 10.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.89% 45.51% 47.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 63 52
Median daily rate £349 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.79% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 185 178 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 28.33% 26.93% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 120 95
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +103.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Wiltshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Wiltshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Wiltshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Wiltshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Swindon -10 28 £348 -4.13% 12
Chippenham +5 8 £288 -28.12% 5
Corsham - 3 £426 -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 36 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (28.33%) C#
3 33 (27.50%) Oracle
4 31 (25.83%) .NET
5 27 (22.50%) Finance
5 27 (22.50%) Security Cleared
6 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 24 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 23 (19.17%) JavaScript
9 18 (15.00%) WCF
10 15 (12.50%) MVC
10 15 (12.50%) Java
10 15 (12.50%) Windows
10 15 (12.50%) WPF
11 14 (11.67%) SC Cleared
11 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (11.67%) XML
11 14 (11.67%) HTML
11 14 (11.67%) ETL
12 13 (10.83%) Web Services
12 13 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (10.83%) T-SQL
12 13 (10.83%) Spring
13 12 (10.00%) Banking
13 12 (10.00%) Migration
13 12 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (9.17%) CSS

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 9 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.83%) SAS
3 6 (5.00%) Apache
3 6 (5.00%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.50%) JBoss
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.67%) GeoServer
5 2 (1.67%) IIS
5 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.33%) LaTeX
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.33%) Office 365
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.83%) LDAP
1 1 (0.83%) PuTTY
1 1 (0.83%) SSH
1 1 (0.83%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.83%) Base SAS
5 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (4.17%) MS Access
7 5 (4.17%) Power BI
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.50%) Data Mart
9 3 (2.50%) MySQL
9 3 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.50%) Maven
3 7 (5.83%) Ant
3 7 (5.83%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.00%) Selenium
4 6 (5.00%) Subversion
5 5 (4.17%) JUnit
5 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (3.33%) QUnit
7 3 (2.50%) JBehave
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.67%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.67%) Gradle
8 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.67%) Toad
9 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (22.50%) Finance
2 12 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Retail
4 4 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.67%) Advertising
6 2 (1.67%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (57.50%) Developer
2 21 (17.50%) C# Developer
3 18 (15.00%) Consultant
4 14 (11.67%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (10.83%) Analyst
5 13 (10.83%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.83%) DBA
8 7 (5.83%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.83%) PL/SQL Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Architect
9 5 (4.17%) AWS Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) SAS Developer
10 4 (3.33%) ETL Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.33%) SQL DBA
11 3 (2.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.83%) .NET
2 18 (15.00%) WCF
3 15 (12.50%) WPF
4 14 (11.67%) HTML
4 14 (11.67%) XML
5 13 (10.83%) Spring
5 13 (10.83%) Web Services
6 11 (9.17%) CSS
6 11 (9.17%) jQuery
7 9 (7.50%) Hibernate
8 7 (5.83%) Ember.js
9 6 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (5.00%) Handlebars
9 6 (5.00%) RESTful
10 5 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.17%) REST
10 5 (4.17%) XSLT
11 4 (3.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) PKI
2 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.67%) CCTV
3 2 (1.67%) Clustering
3 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.83%) CMDB
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) Replication
4 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (6.67%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Unix
4 5 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.50%) MVC
2 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.67%) ETL
3 12 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (10.00%) Migration
4 11 (9.17%) Unit Testing
5 9 (7.50%) Data Integration
5 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.67%) Data Management
6 8 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 8 (6.67%) Scrum
7 7 (5.83%) Validation
8 6 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (5.00%) OO
9 5 (4.17%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.17%) DevOps
9 5 (4.17%) ITIL
9 5 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (4.17%) OOD
9 5 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.33%) C#
2 24 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 23 (19.17%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.50%) Java
5 13 (10.83%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.83%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.33%) C
8 4 (3.33%) PHP
9 3 (2.50%) C++
9 3 (2.50%) VBA
10 2 (1.67%) Delphi
10 2 (1.67%) Pascal
10 2 (1.67%) Python
11 1 (0.83%) F#
11 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.83%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.83%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.33%) Degree
6 2 (1.67%) ISEB
7 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.17%) IFRS
2 5 (4.17%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) SCCM
2 5 (4.17%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.67%) vRealize
4 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.83%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) WMI
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (27.50%) Oracle
2 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.17%) Citrix
4 3 (2.50%) Informatica
4 3 (2.50%) Murex
4 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.50%) SAP
4 3 (2.50%) Tableau
4 3 (2.50%) VMware
5 2 (1.67%) Sencha
5 2 (1.67%) Telerik
6 1 (0.83%) Baan
6 1 (0.83%) Capita
6 1 (0.83%) Epicor
6 1 (0.83%) HP
6 1 (0.83%) Infor
6 1 (0.83%) RedGate
6 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.83%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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