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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 55 57 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.47% 21.19% 17.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.74% 41.01% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 36
Average daily rate
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£310 £407 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.73% +27.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £700 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £44.25 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £38.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £46.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
163 139 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.80% 51.67% 52.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 81 114
Average daily rate £350 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 26
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 36 (31.86%) Linux
2 29 (25.66%) Oracle
3 28 (24.78%) HTML
4 25 (22.12%) Perl
4 25 (22.12%) Python
5 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
5 23 (20.35%) UNIX
6 22 (19.47%) QA
7 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
9 19 (16.81%) Internet
9 19 (16.81%) JIRA
10 18 (15.93%) Java
11 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (13.27%) Perforce
12 15 (13.27%) J2EE
13 14 (12.39%) Finance
13 14 (12.39%) Scrum
14 13 (11.50%) XML
15 12 (10.62%) UML
15 12 (10.62%) MySQL
15 12 (10.62%) PHP
15 12 (10.62%) SharePoint
15 12 (10.62%) J2SE
15 12 (10.62%) Solaris
15 12 (10.62%) Tomcat
15 12 (10.62%) Project Management
15 12 (10.62%) Sun
15 12 (10.62%) Tcl
15 12 (10.62%) Multithreading

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (10.62%) SharePoint
1 12 (10.62%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.73%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.31%) Apache
4 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.88%) SAS
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.31%) MS Office
3 5 (4.42%) Mingle
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.77%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.77%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.81%) Internet
2 5 (4.42%) Intranet
3 4 (3.54%) LAN
3 4 (3.54%) WAN
4 3 (2.65%) DNS
5 2 (1.77%) SSH
5 2 (1.77%) SMTP
5 2 (1.77%) DHCP
5 2 (1.77%) HTTP
5 2 (1.77%) Firewall
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (10.62%) MySQL
4 8 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.77%) Big Data
9 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) JIRA
2 9 (7.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.77%) Selenium
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.77%) Maven
4 2 (1.77%) Subversion
4 2 (1.77%) JMeter
4 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Advertising
3 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 2 (1.77%) Games
5 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (33.63%) Developer
2 16 (14.16%) Analyst
3 15 (13.27%) Administrator
4 11 (9.73%) PHP Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) DBA
7 6 (5.31%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) IT Administrator
7 6 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Design Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Architect
8 5 (4.42%) Tester
8 5 (4.42%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.42%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.42%) QA Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Java Architect
9 4 (3.54%) Senior QA Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.78%) HTML
2 15 (13.27%) J2EE
3 13 (11.50%) XML
4 12 (10.62%) J2SE
5 11 (9.73%) .NET
6 10 (8.85%) LAMP
7 8 (7.08%) CSS
8 6 (5.31%) jQuery
8 6 (5.31%) Web Services
9 5 (4.42%) HTML5
10 4 (3.54%) Application Packaging
11 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.77%) OAuth
12 2 (1.77%) OpenID
12 2 (1.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (1.77%) REST
12 2 (1.77%) CSS3
12 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.77%) LINQ
12 2 (1.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.85%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.96%) Open Source
4 7 (6.19%) Streaming Media
4 7 (6.19%) Data Extraction
5 5 (4.42%) NHS
5 5 (4.42%) Clustering
5 5 (4.42%) IPTV
6 3 (2.65%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.77%) Replication
7 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.88%) LIMS
8 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.86%) Linux
2 23 (20.35%) UNIX
3 12 (10.62%) Solaris
3 12 (10.62%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (7.96%) Windows
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.39%) Scrum
3 12 (10.62%) UML
3 12 (10.62%) Project Management
3 12 (10.62%) Multithreading
4 11 (9.73%) Manual Testing
5 9 (7.96%) OO
6 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.31%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (5.31%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (4.42%) Workflow
8 5 (4.42%) Change Management
8 5 (4.42%) ITIL
8 5 (4.42%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (4.42%) Migration
8 5 (4.42%) Information Management
8 5 (4.42%) Software Testing
8 5 (4.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.12%) Perl
1 25 (22.12%) Python
2 18 (15.93%) Java
3 12 (10.62%) PHP
3 12 (10.62%) Tcl
4 10 (8.85%) PL/SQL
4 10 (8.85%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.85%) C
4 10 (8.85%) C++
5 9 (7.96%) C#
6 5 (4.42%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.77%) Scala
7 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.77%) Ruby
7 2 (1.77%) VBA
8 1 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) ISEB
3 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CCNA
4 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.47%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (1.77%) OpenSSO
1 2 (1.77%) Nagios
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.88%) WSUS
2 1 (0.88%) Graphite
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Oracle
2 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.27%) Perforce
4 12 (10.62%) Sun
5 11 (9.73%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.65%) VMware
7 2 (1.77%) Google
7 2 (1.77%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.77%) Sybase
7 2 (1.77%) Temenos
7 2 (1.77%) HP
7 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.77%) McAfee
8 1 (0.88%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix
8 1 (0.88%) Epicor
8 1 (0.88%) EMC
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) F5
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