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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 19 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL 26 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.45% 11.35% 20.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.44% 23.33% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 44
Average daily rate
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£300 £351 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £433 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
141 180 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.40% 48.65% 50.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 107 93
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (27.85%) HTML
2 21 (26.58%) Linux
2 21 (26.58%) Python
3 19 (24.05%) JIRA
4 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
5 17 (21.52%) XML
5 17 (21.52%) QA
6 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
7 14 (17.72%) Internet
8 13 (16.46%) Perforce
9 12 (15.19%) Project Management
10 11 (13.92%) Oracle
10 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (12.66%) Manual Testing
11 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (12.66%) C++
11 10 (12.66%) Scrum
12 9 (11.39%) UNIX
12 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
12 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (10.13%) C
13 8 (10.13%) Java
14 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
14 7 (8.86%) MS Office
14 7 (8.86%) Client/Server
14 7 (8.86%) Streaming Media
14 7 (8.86%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (7.59%) Data Structures
15 6 (7.59%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) IIS
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
2 2 (2.53%) SAS
3 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.27%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Office
3 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.53%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) Internet
2 4 (5.06%) Intranet
2 4 (5.06%) LAN
2 4 (5.06%) WAN
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) SSH
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (5.06%) FileMaker
5 4 (5.06%) MySQL
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.53%) Big Data
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.27%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (24.05%) JIRA
2 3 (3.80%) Subversion
2 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.27%) Maven
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Games
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) Administrator
4 10 (12.66%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.39%) DBA
6 6 (7.59%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Data Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) IT Administrator
7 5 (6.33%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Tester
9 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Systems Support
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.85%) HTML
2 17 (21.52%) XML
3 4 (5.06%) .NET
3 4 (5.06%) CSS
3 4 (5.06%) Application Packaging
4 3 (3.80%) ODBC
4 3 (3.80%) HTML5
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.53%) Web Services
5 2 (2.53%) REST
5 2 (2.53%) Spring
5 2 (2.53%) J2EE
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.27%) JSP
6 1 (1.27%) Servlets
6 1 (1.27%) SOAP
6 1 (1.27%) MDX
6 1 (1.27%) WCF
6 1 (1.27%) Symfony
6 1 (1.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.86%) Streaming Media
3 6 (7.59%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.33%) IPTV
4 5 (6.33%) NHS
5 4 (5.06%) Data Extraction
6 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.27%) Open Source
8 1 (1.27%) Replication
8 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.27%) LIMS
8 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Linux
2 9 (11.39%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) Windows
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Fedora
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Project Management
2 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.66%) Manual Testing
3 10 (12.66%) Scrum
4 6 (7.59%) Data Analysis
5 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
5 4 (5.06%) Migration
5 4 (5.06%) Regression Testing
5 4 (5.06%) ITIL
5 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.06%) OO
5 4 (5.06%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (5.06%) Document Management
6 3 (3.80%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.80%) Analytics
6 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.80%) Change Management
6 3 (3.80%) Workflow
6 3 (3.80%) Automated Testing
6 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) Python
2 10 (12.66%) C++
3 8 (10.13%) Java
3 8 (10.13%) C
4 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.33%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.53%) VBA
7 2 (2.53%) Scala
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.27%) VB
8 1 (1.27%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.52%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.46%) Perforce
3 11 (13.92%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) VMware
4 4 (5.06%) WorldPay
5 2 (2.53%) Temenos
5 2 (2.53%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Dell
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.27%) McAfee
6 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
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