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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 41 46 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.65% 15.86% 18.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.79% 30.26% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 42
Average daily rate
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£275 £378 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.15% +34.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.24
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -0.13%
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
159 152 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.07% 52.41% 49.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 81 113
Average daily rate £325 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 22
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £13.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 25 (29.07%) HTML
1 25 (29.07%) Python
2 23 (26.74%) Linux
3 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
3 21 (24.42%) QA
4 18 (20.93%) JIRA
5 16 (18.60%) Internet
6 15 (17.44%) Perforce
6 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
7 13 (15.12%) XML
7 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (13.95%) Project Management
9 11 (12.79%) UNIX
9 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
10 10 (11.63%) Client/Server
10 10 (11.63%) C
10 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
10 10 (11.63%) C++
10 10 (11.63%) Manual Testing
11 9 (10.47%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
11 9 (10.47%) Oracle
12 8 (9.30%) Perl
12 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
12 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.30%) Data Extraction
13 7 (8.14%) Streaming Media
13 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.33%) SAS
3 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
3 5 (5.81%) Mingle
4 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.33%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) Internet
2 4 (4.65%) Intranet
2 4 (4.65%) LAN
2 4 (4.65%) WAN
3 2 (2.33%) HTTP
3 2 (2.33%) DNS
3 2 (2.33%) SSH
4 1 (1.16%) Firewall
4 1 (1.16%) VPN
4 1 (1.16%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.14%) MySQL
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.33%) Big Data
9 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (20.93%) JIRA
2 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) Maven
3 1 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.16%) Selenium
3 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Administrator
4 10 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.30%) DBA
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) IT Administrator
7 5 (5.81%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.81%) QA Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Tester
8 4 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (4.65%) Senior QA Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.49%) Test Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Software Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) HTML
2 13 (15.12%) XML
3 6 (6.98%) CSS
3 6 (6.98%) .NET
3 6 (6.98%) LAMP
3 6 (6.98%) Web Services
4 4 (4.65%) Application Packaging
5 3 (3.49%) HTML5
5 3 (3.49%) jQuery
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.33%) REST
6 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.33%) Ajax
6 2 (2.33%) J2EE
7 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.16%) JSP
7 1 (1.16%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.16%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.63%) Client/Server
3 8 (9.30%) Data Extraction
4 7 (8.14%) Streaming Media
5 5 (5.81%) IPTV
5 5 (5.81%) NHS
6 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.33%) Replication
7 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.33%) Open Source
8 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.16%) LIMS
8 1 (1.16%) Clustering
8 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Linux
2 11 (12.79%) UNIX
3 7 (8.14%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.95%) Project Management
3 10 (11.63%) Manual Testing
4 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.14%) Scrum
6 6 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.81%) Analytics
7 5 (5.81%) Information Management
7 5 (5.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.81%) Change Management
7 5 (5.81%) Workflow
8 4 (4.65%) Migration
8 4 (4.65%) ITIL
8 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.65%) OO
8 4 (4.65%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.65%) Product Management
9 3 (3.49%) Automated Testing
9 3 (3.49%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) Python
2 10 (11.63%) C
2 10 (11.63%) C++
2 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.30%) Perl
5 6 (6.98%) PHP
5 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.98%) Tcl
6 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.81%) Java
6 5 (5.81%) C#
7 3 (3.49%) Ruby
8 2 (2.33%) Scala
8 2 (2.33%) VBA
9 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.16%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.42%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Nagios
1 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Graphite
2 1 (1.16%) WSUS
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
1 15 (17.44%) Perforce
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.33%) McAfee
3 2 (2.33%) Temenos
3 2 (2.33%) VMware
3 2 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (1.16%) HP
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix
4 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.16%) Clearswift
4 1 (1.16%) SAP
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago