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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 68 51 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.57% 10.83% 7.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.20% 22.57% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 15
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£338 £356 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +20.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £277 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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
250 226 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.90% 47.98% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 169 71
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 25
Average hourly rate £41.00 £47.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £43.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £60.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (35.71%) Oracle
2 31 (31.63%) SQL Server
3 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 18 (18.37%) XML
6 17 (17.35%) Java
6 17 (17.35%) .NET
7 16 (16.33%) C#
8 15 (15.31%) Windows
9 14 (14.29%) Web Services
10 13 (13.27%) Scrum
11 12 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (12.24%) JIRA
11 12 (12.24%) MySQL
12 11 (11.22%) T-SQL
12 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
12 11 (11.22%) Finance
13 10 (10.20%) MVC
13 10 (10.20%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (10.20%) SOAP
13 10 (10.20%) ETL
13 10 (10.20%) VMware
14 9 (9.18%) Python
14 9 (9.18%) Linux
14 9 (9.18%) C++
14 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL
14 9 (9.18%) Relational Database
15 8 (8.16%) Jenkins

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.12%) IIS
4 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.08%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.06%) Node.js
6 2 (2.04%) Apache
7 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.02%) JBoss
7 1 (1.02%) Documentum
7 1 (1.02%) SAS
7 1 (1.02%) Confluence
7 1 (1.02%) CMS
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) DHCP
1 4 (4.08%) DNS
1 4 (4.08%) SAN
1 4 (4.08%) Firewall
1 4 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (3.06%) LDAP
3 2 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) SMPP
4 1 (1.02%) GSM
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) MySQL
2 12 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.18%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.12%) FileMaker
6 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) JIRA
2 8 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 7 (7.14%) Maven
4 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.08%) Ant
6 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.04%) Subversion
7 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.02%) NUnit
7 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.02%) Selenium
7 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.02%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Banking
2 4 (4.08%) Retail
3 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (51.02%) Developer
2 21 (21.43%) Analyst
3 10 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 7 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Applications Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Database Developer
7 4 (4.08%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.08%) DBA
7 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Business Developer
8 3 (3.06%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) XML
2 17 (17.35%) .NET
3 14 (14.29%) Web Services
4 10 (10.20%) SOAP
5 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET
5 8 (8.16%) WCF
6 6 (6.12%) WPF
6 6 (6.12%) HTML
6 6 (6.12%) Spring
7 5 (5.10%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.08%) Symfony
8 4 (4.08%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.08%) ODBC
9 3 (3.06%) MSMQ
9 3 (3.06%) ADO.NET
9 3 (3.06%) RESTful
9 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.06%) HTML5
9 3 (3.06%) LINQ
9 3 (3.06%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) NHS
2 5 (5.10%) LIMS
2 5 (5.10%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.08%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) Life Science
5 2 (2.04%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.04%) Biology
6 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.08%) Debian
4 3 (3.06%) Fedora
4 3 (3.06%) UNIX
5 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.27%) Scrum
3 10 (10.20%) MVC
3 10 (10.20%) ETL
3 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 7 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.12%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (6.12%) Project Management
5 6 (6.12%) ERP
5 6 (6.12%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.10%) Document Management
6 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.10%) ITIL
6 5 (5.10%) Change Management
7 4 (4.08%) Quality Management
7 4 (4.08%) CRM
7 4 (4.08%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
2 17 (17.35%) Java
3 16 (16.33%) C#
4 11 (11.22%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.18%) C++
5 9 (9.18%) Python
5 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.08%) Groovy
6 4 (4.08%) Perl
6 4 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (2.04%) C
8 1 (1.02%) Delphi
8 1 (1.02%) VBScript
8 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) Pascal
8 1 (1.02%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) X++
8 1 (1.02%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) ISEB
2 5 (5.10%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (5.10%) Degree
3 4 (4.08%) CCNA
3 4 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.04%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.02%) MCSA
5 1 (1.02%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.02%) CISSP
5 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.02%) QA
1 1 (1.02%) CDISC
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (35.71%) Oracle
2 18 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.20%) VMware
4 8 (8.16%) HP
5 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.12%) Dell
7 5 (5.10%) EMC
8 4 (4.08%) Cisco
8 4 (4.08%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.08%) F5
9 3 (3.06%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.06%) IBM
9 3 (3.06%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (2.04%) NetApp
11 1 (1.02%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.02%) Apple
11 1 (1.02%) McKesson
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