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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 53 63 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.96% 19.69% 20.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 34.43% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 50
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£363 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £44.25 £47.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +72.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £38.40 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £50.79 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.10% -9.33%
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
159 183 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.89% 57.19% 55.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 88 129
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 37 38
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.08 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014, 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 37 (33.64%) Linux
2 31 (28.18%) HTML
2 31 (28.18%) Oracle
3 26 (23.64%) Perl
3 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.91%) Python
5 22 (20.00%) UNIX
6 21 (19.09%) SQL Server
6 21 (19.09%) JIRA
7 20 (18.18%) Java
8 19 (17.27%) .NET
8 19 (17.27%) Internet
8 19 (17.27%) QA
8 19 (17.27%) Scrum
9 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
10 16 (14.55%) J2EE
10 16 (14.55%) C#
11 14 (12.73%) MySQL
11 14 (12.73%) Perforce
12 13 (11.82%) Sun
12 13 (11.82%) Tomcat
12 13 (11.82%) J2SE
12 13 (11.82%) UML
12 13 (11.82%) Solaris
12 13 (11.82%) OO
12 13 (11.82%) Multithreading
12 13 (11.82%) Oracle Linux
13 12 (10.91%) SharePoint
13 12 (10.91%) PHP
13 12 (10.91%) Windows

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 13 (11.82%) Tomcat
2 12 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.91%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.45%) Apache
4 4 (3.64%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) SAS
7 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.91%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.91%) Node.js
7 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Office
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) Mingle
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.82%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.82%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.91%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.91%) IaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.27%) Internet
2 3 (2.73%) DNS
3 2 (1.82%) Firewall
3 2 (1.82%) SSH
3 2 (1.82%) LAN
3 2 (1.82%) WAN
3 2 (1.82%) SMTP
3 2 (1.82%) DHCP
3 2 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) VPN
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.91%) SAN
4 1 (0.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.73%) MySQL
3 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.73%) Big Data
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (19.09%) JIRA
2 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.73%) Subversion
5 3 (2.73%) Maven
6 2 (1.82%) JMeter
6 2 (1.82%) NUnit
6 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.82%) Selenium
6 2 (1.82%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.91%) JUnit
7 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.91%) NuGet
7 1 (0.91%) Gradle
7 1 (0.91%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Advertising
3 3 (2.73%) Banking
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
4 2 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (40.00%) Developer
2 14 (12.73%) Analyst
3 11 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 10 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Administrator
6 7 (6.36%) Design Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) DBA
6 7 (6.36%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Tester
8 5 (4.55%) QA Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Java Architect
9 4 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.64%) IT Administrator
9 4 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.18%) HTML
2 19 (17.27%) .NET
3 16 (14.55%) J2EE
4 13 (11.82%) J2SE
5 12 (10.91%) CSS
6 11 (10.00%) XML
7 10 (9.09%) LAMP
8 8 (7.27%) jQuery
9 7 (6.36%) .NET Framework
9 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET
9 7 (6.36%) Web Services
10 6 (5.45%) HTML5
11 4 (3.64%) CSS3
12 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.73%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (2.73%) REST
13 2 (1.82%) LINQ
13 2 (1.82%) OpenID
13 2 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.18%) Open Source
3 7 (6.36%) Streaming Media
4 6 (5.45%) Clustering
5 5 (4.55%) IPTV
6 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.64%) Data Extraction
6 4 (3.64%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.82%) Kindle
8 2 (1.82%) User Experience
8 2 (1.82%) NHS
8 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.91%) LIMS
9 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.91%) Replication
9 1 (0.91%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.64%) Linux
2 22 (20.00%) UNIX
3 13 (11.82%) Oracle Linux
3 13 (11.82%) Solaris
4 12 (10.91%) Windows
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.27%) Scrum
3 13 (11.82%) UML
3 13 (11.82%) OO
3 13 (11.82%) Multithreading
4 10 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 8 (7.27%) E-Commerce
5 8 (7.27%) Project Management
5 8 (7.27%) MVC
6 7 (6.36%) TDD
6 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.36%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.45%) Test Strategy
7 6 (5.45%) Automated Testing
7 6 (5.45%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (4.55%) Migration
8 5 (4.55%) Workflow
8 5 (4.55%) Change Management
8 5 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.64%) Perl
2 23 (20.91%) Python
3 20 (18.18%) Java
4 16 (14.55%) C#
5 12 (10.91%) PHP
5 12 (10.91%) Tcl
6 11 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 11 (10.00%) C++
6 11 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.09%) C
8 8 (7.27%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.64%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.73%) Ruby
10 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.82%) Scala
11 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.82%) VBA
12 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) ISEB
3 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.91%) CCNA
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.27%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) vSphere
2 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Nagios
1 2 (1.82%) OpenSSO
1 2 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) Graphite
2 1 (0.91%) WSUS
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (28.18%) Oracle
2 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.73%) Perforce
4 13 (11.82%) Sun
5 12 (10.91%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.73%) VMware
7 2 (1.82%) Google
7 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.82%) McAfee
7 2 (1.82%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.82%) Temenos
7 2 (1.82%) HP
7 2 (1.82%) Sybase
8 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.91%) SAP
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco
8 1 (0.91%) EMC
8 1 (0.91%) Citrix
8 1 (0.91%) Epicor
8 1 (0.91%) F5
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