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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 58 47 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.55% 14.37% 21.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.04% 25.97% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 15 51
Average daily rate
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£364 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.52% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £231 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +143.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.33 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -18.85%
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
181 181 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.53% 55.35% 62.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 78 128
Average daily rate £354 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.91% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £388 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 48
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 36 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.98%) .NET
3 34 (33.01%) Oracle
4 31 (30.10%) C#
5 29 (28.16%) Perl
5 29 (28.16%) Java
6 26 (25.24%) Linux
7 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
7 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
8 22 (21.36%) HTML
9 20 (19.42%) OO
9 20 (19.42%) UNIX
9 20 (19.42%) Scrum
10 18 (17.48%) J2SE
10 18 (17.48%) J2EE
11 17 (16.50%) UML
11 17 (16.50%) MVC
11 17 (16.50%) Multithreading
12 16 (15.53%) Sun
12 16 (15.53%) CSS
12 16 (15.53%) WebLogic
12 16 (15.53%) Solaris
12 16 (15.53%) Tomcat
12 16 (15.53%) Finance
13 15 (14.56%) .NET Framework
13 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET
13 15 (14.56%) MySQL
13 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
13 15 (14.56%) Oracle Linux
14 14 (13.59%) Atlassian

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 16 (15.53%) WebLogic
1 16 (15.53%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.68%) Apache
3 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.94%) Node.js
5 2 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.94%) JBoss
6 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.97%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Office
2 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) Mingle
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) SPSS
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.94%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.91%) CloudFront
3 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) Internet
2 4 (3.88%) DHCP
2 4 (3.88%) DNS
3 2 (1.94%) SMTP
3 2 (1.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.97%) SAN
4 1 (0.97%) Intranet
4 1 (0.97%) VPN
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.56%) MySQL
3 12 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.91%) Big Data
8 3 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.94%) SSDT
9 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.62%) JIRA
3 12 (11.65%) Visual Studio
4 9 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.83%) Selenium
6 5 (4.85%) NUnit
6 5 (4.85%) Maven
6 5 (4.85%) Subversion
6 5 (4.85%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.91%) FitNesse
7 3 (2.91%) CruiseControl
7 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.94%) Gradle
8 2 (1.94%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.94%) NuGet
General
1 16 (15.53%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Advertising
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (52.43%) Developer
2 20 (19.42%) .NET Developer
3 11 (10.68%) Architect
3 11 (10.68%) PHP Developer
4 10 (9.71%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Java Architect
5 9 (8.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Design Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.85%) Administrator
10 4 (3.88%) Tester
10 4 (3.88%) DBA
11 3 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.91%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.98%) .NET
2 22 (21.36%) HTML
3 18 (17.48%) J2SE
3 18 (17.48%) J2EE
4 16 (15.53%) CSS
5 15 (14.56%) .NET Framework
5 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET
6 12 (11.65%) jQuery
7 10 (9.71%) LAMP
8 9 (8.74%) Web Services
9 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (7.77%) AngularJS
10 7 (6.80%) ADO.NET
11 6 (5.83%) CSS3
12 5 (4.85%) HTML5
13 4 (3.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (3.88%) WCF
13 4 (3.88%) XML
13 4 (3.88%) CGI
14 3 (2.91%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Open Source
2 7 (6.80%) Clustering
3 6 (5.83%) Kindle
4 4 (3.88%) Data Extraction
4 4 (3.88%) User Experience
4 4 (3.88%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.91%) PKI
6 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.94%) Statistics
6 2 (1.94%) GIS
6 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.97%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.97%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.24%) Linux
2 20 (19.42%) UNIX
3 16 (15.53%) Solaris
4 15 (14.56%) Oracle Linux
5 12 (11.65%) Windows
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.94%) CentOS
10 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.97%) Android
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.42%) OO
2 20 (19.42%) Scrum
3 17 (16.50%) UML
3 17 (16.50%) MVC
3 17 (16.50%) Multithreading
4 9 (8.74%) OOP
4 9 (8.74%) TDD
5 8 (7.77%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (7.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (6.80%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.83%) Automated Testing
7 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.85%) Project Management
8 5 (4.85%) ERP
8 5 (4.85%) Information Management
8 5 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.10%) C#
2 29 (28.16%) Perl
2 29 (28.16%) Java
3 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.65%) PHP
3 12 (11.65%) Tcl
4 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL
5 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.83%) C++
7 5 (4.85%) Python
7 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.88%) Ruby
8 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.91%) C
10 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) ISEB
3 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) OCP
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.94%) RHCE
5 1 (0.97%) CCNA
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.97%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.97%) MCITP
5 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
1 6 (5.83%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.91%) vSphere
2 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCCM
2 2 (1.94%) OpenSSO
2 2 (1.94%) SCOM
2 2 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.94%) Nagios
3 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.97%) Puppet
3 1 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) Oracle
2 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.53%) Sun
4 14 (13.59%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.88%) VMware
5 4 (3.88%) Sybase
6 3 (2.91%) EMC
6 3 (2.91%) SAP
6 3 (2.91%) Perforce
6 3 (2.91%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.94%) Google
7 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.94%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) McAfee
8 1 (0.97%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco
8 1 (0.97%) Citrix
8 1 (0.97%) Epicor
8 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
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