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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 60 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.93% 11.55% 10.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.21% 24.48% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 19
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£350 £351 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
238 192 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 51.29% 47.17% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 144 88
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 30 (34.48%) Oracle
3 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
5 16 (18.39%) Java
6 15 (17.24%) XML
6 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (16.09%) Windows
7 14 (16.09%) .NET
8 12 (13.79%) MySQL
8 12 (13.79%) C#
8 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (12.64%) T-SQL
9 11 (12.64%) Linux
9 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
10 10 (11.49%) ETL
10 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (11.49%) VMware
11 9 (10.34%) Finance
11 9 (10.34%) Web Services
12 8 (9.20%) ITIL
12 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
12 8 (9.20%) HP
12 8 (9.20%) Project Management
12 8 (9.20%) Scrum
12 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (9.20%) JIRA
13 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (8.05%) Multithreading
13 7 (8.05%) Red Hat

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (6.90%) IIS
1 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.60%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.45%) Node.js
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.15%) Documentum
5 1 (1.15%) SAS
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.15%) CMS
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) DHCP
1 4 (4.60%) DNS
1 4 (4.60%) SAN
1 4 (4.60%) Firewall
1 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (4.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (3.45%) Intranet
2 3 (3.45%) LDAP
3 2 (2.30%) LAN
3 2 (2.30%) WAN
4 1 (1.15%) GSM
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) MySQL
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.90%) FileMaker
5 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.15%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) JIRA
2 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.45%) Maven
4 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.30%) Subversion
5 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.15%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.15%) Selenium
6 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (47.13%) Developer
2 18 (20.69%) Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 6 (6.90%) DBA
4 6 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.75%) Database Developer
5 5 (5.75%) SQL DBA
6 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Administrator
6 4 (4.60%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Business Developer
7 3 (3.45%) PHP Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (2.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Python Developer
8 2 (2.30%) IT Graduate
8 2 (2.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) XML
2 14 (16.09%) .NET
3 9 (10.34%) Web Services
4 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.90%) SOAP
5 6 (6.90%) HTML
5 6 (6.90%) Spring
5 6 (6.90%) WCF
6 4 (4.60%) WPF
6 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.60%) Symfony
6 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.60%) ODBC
7 3 (3.45%) MSMQ
7 3 (3.45%) ADO.NET
7 3 (3.45%) LINQ
7 3 (3.45%) WF
7 3 (3.45%) RESTful
7 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Data Extraction
1 5 (5.75%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.60%) CLARiiON
2 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) LIMS
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.60%) Debian
3 4 (4.60%) UNIX
4 3 (3.45%) Fedora
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.49%) ETL
2 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (9.20%) Project Management
3 8 (9.20%) ITIL
3 8 (9.20%) Scrum
4 7 (8.05%) MVC
4 7 (8.05%) Multithreading
5 6 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.75%) Change Management
6 5 (5.75%) Document Management
7 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.60%) Time Management
7 4 (4.60%) ERP
7 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.45%) TDD
8 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
2 16 (18.39%) Java
3 12 (13.79%) C#
4 11 (12.64%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.05%) C++
5 7 (8.05%) Python
6 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.60%) Perl
7 4 (4.60%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) VBScript
8 1 (1.15%) C
8 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) X++
8 1 (1.15%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.60%) CCNA
3 2 (2.30%) ISEB
3 2 (2.30%) MCSE
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.15%) MCSA
4 1 (1.15%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) CDISC
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) vSphere
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (34.48%) Oracle
2 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.49%) VMware
4 8 (9.20%) HP
5 7 (8.05%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.90%) Dell
7 5 (5.75%) EMC
8 4 (4.60%) Cisco
8 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.60%) F5
9 3 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (3.45%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.45%) IBM
10 2 (2.30%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.30%) NetApp
11 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.15%) Perforce
11 1 (1.15%) Apple
11 1 (1.15%) McKesson
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