The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 59 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.82% 15.34% 19.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.54% 29.09% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 40
Average daily rate £388 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £196 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £384 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £44.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
SQL
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
166 165 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.50% 52.72% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 94 76
Average daily rate £370 £350 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Cambridge region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 43 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (32.48%) Java
3 29 (24.79%) Git (software)
4 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
5 24 (20.51%) HTML
5 24 (20.51%) SQL Server
5 24 (20.51%) Web Services
5 24 (20.51%) OO
6 21 (17.95%) XML
6 21 (17.95%) C#
7 20 (17.09%) Perl
7 20 (17.09%) Python
8 19 (16.24%) J2EE
9 17 (14.53%) SOA
10 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
10 16 (13.68%) Scrum
10 16 (13.68%) NoSQL
10 16 (13.68%) TDD
11 15 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (12.82%) Maven
11 15 (12.82%) JIRA
11 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (12.82%) Gerrit
12 14 (11.97%) Jenkins
12 14 (11.97%) Finance
12 14 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (11.97%) MongoDB
12 14 (11.97%) Groovy
12 14 (11.97%) jQuery
13 13 (11.11%) Data Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.55%) Node.js
2 8 (6.84%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.84%) JBoss
3 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.71%) Moodle
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.85%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.85%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.68%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (11.97%) MongoDB
4 14 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (6.84%) CouchDB
7 8 (6.84%) Data Mining
8 6 (5.13%) MySQL
8 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (4.27%) Power BI
9 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.56%) QlikView
11 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (24.79%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.82%) Gerrit
2 15 (12.82%) JIRA
2 15 (12.82%) Maven
3 14 (11.97%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.55%) Ant
4 10 (8.55%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.42%) IntelliJ
5 4 (3.42%) JUnit
5 4 (3.42%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.42%) Mockito
5 4 (3.42%) WebStorm
6 3 (2.56%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.71%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.71%) QADirector
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.85%) TestLink
General
1 14 (11.97%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Electronics
2 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (43.59%) Developer
2 14 (11.97%) SQL Developer
3 12 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.40%) Senior Developer
4 11 (9.40%) Test Engineer
5 10 (8.55%) Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.98%) BizTalk Developer
7 7 (5.98%) UI Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.13%) DBA
8 6 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Architect
9 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Systems Test Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.51%) HTML
1 24 (20.51%) Web Services
2 21 (17.95%) XML
3 19 (16.24%) J2EE
4 14 (11.97%) jQuery
5 12 (10.26%) .NET
5 12 (10.26%) Spring
6 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET
6 10 (8.55%) SOAP
7 9 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (7.69%) WCF
8 8 (6.84%) HTML5
8 8 (6.84%) Middleware
8 8 (6.84%) WSDL
9 7 (5.98%) CSS
9 7 (5.98%) REST
10 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.42%) JPA
10 4 (3.42%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.42%) iPad
4 3 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.56%) Life Science
4 3 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.56%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.56%) Proteomics
5 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.71%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.71%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Windows
2 9 (7.69%) Linux
3 7 (5.98%) Unix
4 5 (4.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.51%) OO
3 17 (14.53%) SOA
4 16 (13.68%) Scrum
4 16 (13.68%) TDD
5 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 13 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 12 (10.26%) CRM
8 11 (9.40%) Software Testing
9 10 (8.55%) Defect Management
9 10 (8.55%) Process Improvement
10 9 (7.69%) Microservices
10 9 (7.69%) MVC
11 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.13%) BDD
12 6 (5.13%) ETL
12 6 (5.13%) SDLC
13 5 (4.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.48%) Java
2 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.95%) C#
4 20 (17.09%) Perl
4 20 (17.09%) Python
5 14 (11.97%) Groovy
6 10 (8.55%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.42%) PHP
7 4 (3.42%) Scala
8 3 (2.56%) C
8 3 (2.56%) R
9 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.71%) VBA
10 1 (0.85%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.85%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) Delphi
10 1 (0.85%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) ISEB
2 12 (10.26%) Degree
3 10 (8.55%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.56%) PhD
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) GMP
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (6.84%) MOM
2 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.55%) Oracle
3 8 (6.84%) VMware
4 7 (5.98%) SAP
5 3 (2.56%) DevExpress
5 3 (2.56%) Perforce
5 3 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.85%) Facebook
6 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.85%) Siebel
6 1 (0.85%) Twitter
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago