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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 78 61 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.00% 12.58% 6.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.21% 26.41% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
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
267 231 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 51.35% 47.63% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 168 73
Average daily rate £370 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 £38.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +47.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.10 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £58.25 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 39 (32.77%) Oracle
2 33 (27.73%) SQL Server
3 25 (21.01%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (19.33%) Java
4 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (18.49%) XML
6 19 (15.97%) C#
6 19 (15.97%) .NET
7 18 (15.13%) MySQL
8 17 (14.29%) Web Services
9 16 (13.45%) Windows
9 16 (13.45%) Scrum
10 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (12.61%) Relational Database
11 14 (11.76%) Linux
11 14 (11.76%) Finance
11 14 (11.76%) JIRA
12 13 (10.92%) T-SQL
13 12 (10.08%) SOAP
13 12 (10.08%) Data Analysis
13 12 (10.08%) Maven
13 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (9.24%) Degree
14 11 (9.24%) VMware
14 11 (9.24%) PL/SQL
14 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
14 11 (9.24%) MVC
14 11 (9.24%) Oracle EBS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (8.40%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.04%) IIS
4 5 (4.20%) Node.js
5 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.36%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.36%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.52%) JBoss
6 3 (2.52%) Moodle
7 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.84%) Documentum
8 1 (0.84%) CMS
8 1 (0.84%) Confluence
8 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.84%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) GitHub
3 1 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) DHCP
1 5 (4.20%) DNS
2 4 (3.36%) SAN
2 4 (3.36%) Firewall
2 4 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (3.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (2.52%) LDAP
4 2 (1.68%) Internet
5 1 (0.84%) SMPP
5 1 (0.84%) GSM
5 1 (0.84%) LAN
5 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.13%) MySQL
3 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (12.61%) Relational Database
4 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (5.04%) FileMaker
6 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.20%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.20%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.52%) QlikView
10 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) JIRA
2 12 (10.08%) Maven
3 11 (9.24%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.56%) SoapUI
5 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.04%) Ant
7 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.84%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.84%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.84%) Selenium
8 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.84%) Mockito
8 1 (0.84%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.84%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.84%) NUnit
8 1 (0.84%) Subversion
8 1 (0.84%) JUnit
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Banking
2 4 (3.36%) Retail
3 3 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Law
4 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (49.58%) Developer
2 22 (18.49%) Analyst
3 13 (10.92%) Java Developer
4 8 (6.72%) Test Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 7 (5.88%) DBA
6 6 (5.04%) Applications Developer
6 6 (5.04%) Administrator
7 5 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.20%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.20%) Database Developer
7 5 (4.20%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) SQL DBA
8 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) BizTalk Developer
8 4 (3.36%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.36%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.36%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.52%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.49%) XML
2 19 (15.97%) .NET
3 17 (14.29%) Web Services
4 12 (10.08%) SOAP
5 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET
5 9 (7.56%) Spring
5 9 (7.56%) WCF
6 8 (6.72%) HTML
7 6 (5.04%) Hibernate
7 6 (5.04%) WPF
8 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.20%) RESTful
8 5 (4.20%) HTML5
9 4 (3.36%) jQuery
9 4 (3.36%) Symfony
9 4 (3.36%) ODBC
9 4 (3.36%) J2EE
10 3 (2.52%) ADO.NET
10 3 (2.52%) MSMQ
10 3 (2.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.04%) Data Structures
2 6 (5.04%) NHS
3 5 (4.20%) LIMS
3 5 (4.20%) Proteomics
4 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.36%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.52%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.68%) Biology
6 2 (1.68%) Life Science
6 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.84%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.84%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.84%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.45%) Windows
2 14 (11.76%) Linux
3 8 (6.72%) UNIX
4 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.36%) Debian
6 3 (2.52%) Fedora
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.45%) Scrum
3 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (10.08%) Data Analysis
5 11 (9.24%) MVC
6 10 (8.40%) ETL
7 9 (7.56%) Software Testing
8 8 (6.72%) Bioinformatics
8 8 (6.72%) ERP
9 7 (5.88%) CRM
9 7 (5.88%) Project Management
9 7 (5.88%) TDD
9 7 (5.88%) Multithreading
10 6 (5.04%) Reverse Engineering
10 6 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.04%) Automated Testing
10 6 (5.04%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.20%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (4.20%) Quality Management
11 5 (4.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.01%) JavaScript
2 23 (19.33%) Java
3 19 (15.97%) C#
4 13 (10.92%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.24%) PL/SQL
6 10 (8.40%) Python
6 10 (8.40%) Perl
7 9 (7.56%) C++
8 8 (6.72%) Groovy
9 5 (4.20%) R
10 4 (3.36%) PHP
11 3 (2.52%) C
11 3 (2.52%) VBA
12 1 (0.84%) Pascal
12 1 (0.84%) X++
12 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.84%) Scala
12 1 (0.84%) Delphi
12 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.24%) Degree
2 9 (7.56%) ISEB
3 7 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (4.20%) PhD
5 4 (3.36%) CCNA
5 4 (3.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.68%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.68%) MCSE
8 1 (0.84%) MCSA
8 1 (0.84%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.84%) CISSP
8 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) GMP
1 1 (0.84%) ISO 8583
1 1 (0.84%) QA
1 1 (0.84%) CDISC
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.84%) WMI
2 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (32.77%) Oracle
2 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.24%) VMware
4 8 (6.72%) HP
5 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.04%) Dell
7 5 (4.20%) EMC
8 4 (3.36%) Cisco
8 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.36%) F5
9 3 (2.52%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.52%) IBM
9 3 (2.52%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (1.68%) NetApp
11 1 (0.84%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.84%) Apple
11 1 (0.84%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.84%) McKesson
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