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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 40 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.23% 8.31% 11.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.84% 21.58% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 30
Average daily rate £333 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £413 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £46.25 £9.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+413.88% -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
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
161 139 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.18% 38.50% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 101 107
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 22
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.95 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.21%) Java
3 26 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 23 (23.96%) HTML
4 23 (23.96%) SQL Server
5 21 (21.88%) Git (software)
6 20 (20.83%) Oracle
7 18 (18.75%) OO
8 17 (17.71%) SOA
9 16 (16.67%) Web Services
9 16 (16.67%) .NET
10 15 (15.63%) Python
10 15 (15.63%) jQuery
10 15 (15.63%) NoSQL
11 14 (14.58%) C#
12 13 (13.54%) XML
12 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET
12 13 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
12 13 (13.54%) Finance
12 13 (13.54%) TDD
12 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (13.54%) MongoDB
13 12 (12.50%) Spring
13 12 (12.50%) Windows
13 12 (12.50%) T-SQL
14 11 (11.46%) J2EE
14 11 (11.46%) ETL
14 11 (11.46%) JIRA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 8 (8.33%) JBoss
1 8 (8.33%) Node.js
2 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.08%) MS Project
2 1 (1.04%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.04%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.04%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 5 (5.21%) DNS
2 5 (5.21%) SAN
3 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.08%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.08%) SSL
4 2 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (1.04%) DHCP
5 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 13 (13.54%) MongoDB
3 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (9.38%) Data Mining
5 8 (8.33%) CouchDB
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.21%) Power BI
7 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.17%) MySQL
7 4 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (3.13%) Big Data
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.46%) JIRA
3 8 (8.33%) Gerrit
4 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.17%) Maven
6 3 (3.13%) TestDirector
7 2 (2.08%) Ant
7 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.08%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.08%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.08%) JUnit
7 2 (2.08%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.08%) Mockito
7 2 (2.08%) Robot Framework
7 2 (2.08%) Selenium
7 2 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.08%) WebStorm
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.04%) TestLink
General
1 13 (13.54%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (43.75%) Developer
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Developer
3 11 (11.46%) Administrator
3 11 (11.46%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.29%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Architect
7 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.21%) CRM Specialist
8 5 (5.21%) ETL Developer
8 5 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Python Developer
8 5 (5.21%) SQL BI Developer
8 5 (5.21%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) HTML
2 16 (16.67%) .NET
2 16 (16.67%) Web Services
3 15 (15.63%) jQuery
4 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET
4 13 (13.54%) XML
5 12 (12.50%) Spring
6 11 (11.46%) J2EE
7 9 (9.38%) CSS
8 8 (8.33%) Middleware
8 8 (8.33%) REST
8 8 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (7.29%) HTML5
10 5 (5.21%) Django
10 5 (5.21%) WCF
10 5 (5.21%) WPF
11 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.13%) CSS3
12 3 (3.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) iPad
4 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.08%) Life Science
5 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.08%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Linux
2 10 (10.42%) Unix
3 8 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.25%) Solaris
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) OO
3 17 (17.71%) SOA
4 13 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (13.54%) TDD
5 11 (11.46%) ETL
6 10 (10.42%) Open Source
7 9 (9.38%) CRM
7 9 (9.38%) MVC
8 8 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.33%) Microservices
8 8 (8.33%) Scrum
9 6 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (6.25%) SDLC
9 6 (6.25%) UML
10 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.21%) ITIL
10 5 (5.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.21%) Java
2 26 (27.08%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.63%) Python
4 14 (14.58%) C#
5 12 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 9 (9.38%) Perl
6 9 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.29%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.17%) Groovy
9 2 (2.08%) C++
9 2 (2.08%) Scala
9 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.04%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.04%) Delphi
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) VB
10 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) ISEB
2 4 (4.17%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.04%) MCSA
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PhD
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) VCP5
5 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) iptables
2 4 (4.17%) Postfix
2 4 (4.17%) Sendmail
2 4 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) Docker
3 1 (1.04%) Firmware
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (8.33%) MOM
2 6 (6.25%) OSSEC
3 5 (5.21%) Nagios
3 5 (5.21%) Puppet
4 4 (4.17%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.04%) SCCM
5 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Oracle
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.38%) SAP
4 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 5 (5.21%) EMC
5 5 (5.21%) HP
5 5 (5.21%) LogRhythm
5 5 (5.21%) SolarWinds
5 5 (5.21%) Splunk
5 5 (5.21%) TippingPoint
5 5 (5.21%) VMware
6 3 (3.13%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.04%) Dell
7 1 (1.04%) Facebook
7 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.04%) Siebel
7 1 (1.04%) Twitter
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