The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL 53 26 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.84% 7.03% 21.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.46% 18.18% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 72
Average daily rate
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£351 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.98% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
236 143 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.26% 38.65% 57.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 70 125
Average daily rate £388 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 56
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £32.50 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 41 (46.07%) .NET
2 33 (37.08%) Java
2 33 (37.08%) C#
3 32 (35.96%) Oracle
4 28 (31.46%) OO
4 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
5 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
6 24 (26.97%) HTML
7 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET
9 19 (21.35%) CSS
9 19 (21.35%) Linux
9 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
10 18 (20.22%) UNIX
10 18 (20.22%) MVC
11 17 (19.10%) J2SE
12 16 (17.98%) J2EE
13 15 (16.85%) Perl
13 15 (16.85%) UML
13 15 (16.85%) Finance
13 15 (16.85%) .NET Framework
13 15 (16.85%) Multithreading
14 14 (15.73%) JIRA
14 14 (15.73%) Scrum
14 14 (15.73%) Visual Studio
15 13 (14.61%) OOP
15 13 (14.61%) Apache
16 12 (13.48%) Tomcat
16 12 (13.48%) Solaris
16 12 (13.48%) Sun

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (14.61%) Apache
2 12 (13.48%) Tomcat
2 12 (13.48%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.25%) Node.js
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.12%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) SPSS
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.37%) CloudFront
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Internet
2 3 (3.37%) DHCP
2 3 (3.37%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) HTTP
4 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) MySQL
3 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.37%) Big Data
7 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.25%) SSDT
9 1 (1.12%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (1.12%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (1.12%) SQLPlus
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) JIRA
1 14 (15.73%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.24%) Selenium
4 6 (6.74%) Subversion
4 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.62%) MSBuild
5 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.62%) JMeter
5 5 (5.62%) NUnit
5 5 (5.62%) Maven
6 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.37%) JUnit
7 3 (3.37%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.37%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.25%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.25%) NuGet
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Advertising
3 2 (2.25%) Online Betting
3 2 (2.25%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Law
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (50.56%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.48%) Architect
4 11 (12.36%) Java Architect
5 9 (10.11%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Administrator
7 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Tester
8 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 4 (4.49%) CRM Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (46.07%) .NET
2 24 (26.97%) HTML
3 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET
4 19 (21.35%) CSS
5 17 (19.10%) J2SE
6 16 (17.98%) J2EE
7 15 (16.85%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.11%) Web Services
8 9 (10.11%) jQuery
8 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.99%) WCF
9 8 (8.99%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.87%) ADO.NET
10 7 (7.87%) Ajax
11 5 (5.62%) CGI
11 5 (5.62%) XML
12 4 (4.49%) REST
12 4 (4.49%) CSS3
12 4 (4.49%) HTML5
13 3 (3.37%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Clustering
2 6 (6.74%) Kindle
3 4 (4.49%) Open Source
4 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.37%) PKI
5 2 (2.25%) Statistics
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) GIS
5 2 (2.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.12%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.12%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Linux
2 18 (20.22%) UNIX
3 12 (13.48%) Solaris
4 11 (12.36%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (11.24%) Windows
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.49%) Android
7 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.37%) CentOS
8 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) OO
2 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.22%) MVC
4 15 (16.85%) UML
4 15 (16.85%) Multithreading
5 14 (15.73%) Scrum
6 13 (14.61%) OOP
7 10 (11.24%) TDD
8 8 (8.99%) Load Balancing
8 8 (8.99%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (8.99%) Migration
9 7 (7.87%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.74%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.74%) ERP
11 5 (5.62%) CRM
11 5 (5.62%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (4.49%) Test Automation
12 4 (4.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) Java
1 33 (37.08%) C#
2 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.85%) Perl
4 8 (8.99%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.62%) PHP5
5 5 (5.62%) PHP
5 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.49%) Ruby
6 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.37%) C++
8 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.12%) Python
9 1 (1.12%) Groovy
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) X++
9 1 (1.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) OCP
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (3.37%) RHCE
1 3 (3.37%) Degree
1 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.12%) CISSP
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.12%) MCSE
3 1 (1.12%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.12%) CCNP
3 1 (1.12%) CCNA
3 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.49%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.37%) vSphere
2 3 (3.37%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (3.37%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) SCOM
2 3 (3.37%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (35.96%) Oracle
2 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.48%) Sun
4 10 (11.24%) Atlassian
5 6 (6.74%) Sybase
6 3 (3.37%) Red Gate
6 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.37%) EMC
6 3 (3.37%) VMware
6 3 (3.37%) SAP
7 2 (2.25%) JBoss
7 2 (2.25%) Perforce
8 1 (1.12%) Cognos
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: Rates negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £neg
Posted: 3 days ago
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EMBL
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