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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 41 62 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.69% 18.90% 22.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.87% 32.98% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 50
Average daily rate
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£364 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £227 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £735 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +143.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -18.58%
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
142 188 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.96% 57.32% 62.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 86 134
Average daily rate £350 £358 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £750 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 50
Average hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +15.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £48.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 26 November 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 26 November 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 31 (30.39%) Oracle
1 31 (30.39%) Linux
2 29 (28.43%) .NET
2 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (27.45%) HTML
4 27 (26.47%) Perl
5 25 (24.51%) C#
6 22 (21.57%) Java
6 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
7 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
7 20 (19.61%) Scrum
8 19 (18.63%) JIRA
9 17 (16.67%) UNIX
10 15 (14.71%) MySQL
10 15 (14.71%) CSS
10 15 (14.71%) MVC
11 14 (13.73%) J2EE
11 14 (13.73%) OO
12 13 (12.75%) Solaris
12 13 (12.75%) Tomcat
12 13 (12.75%) Python
12 13 (12.75%) J2SE
12 13 (12.75%) UML
12 13 (12.75%) WebLogic
12 13 (12.75%) Sun
12 13 (12.75%) Internet
12 13 (12.75%) Finance
12 13 (12.75%) Multithreading
12 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
12 13 (12.75%) Oracle Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 13 (12.75%) Tomcat
1 13 (12.75%) WebLogic
2 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.84%) Apache
4 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.96%) Node.js
5 2 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
6 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.98%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Office
2 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) Mingle
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (2.94%) CloudFront
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) Internet
2 3 (2.94%) DHCP
2 3 (2.94%) DNS
3 2 (1.96%) Firewall
3 2 (1.96%) SMTP
4 1 (0.98%) VPN
4 1 (0.98%) Intranet
4 1 (0.98%) SAN
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.71%) MySQL
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.92%) Big Data
6 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.96%) SSDT
8 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) JIRA
2 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.80%) Visual Studio
4 9 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.90%) NUnit
5 5 (4.90%) Subversion
5 5 (4.90%) MSBuild
6 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.92%) Maven
6 4 (3.92%) Selenium
7 3 (2.94%) CruiseControl
7 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.96%) Gradle
8 2 (1.96%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.96%) NuGet
8 2 (1.96%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 13 (12.75%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (1.96%) Marketing
3 2 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (0.98%) Law
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (49.02%) Developer
2 18 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 11 (10.78%) PHP Developer
4 8 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (7.84%) C# Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Design Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Architect
6 6 (5.88%) Administrator
6 6 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.90%) Tester
8 4 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.92%) DBA
8 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.92%) Java Architect
8 4 (3.92%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.43%) .NET
2 28 (27.45%) HTML
3 15 (14.71%) CSS
4 14 (13.73%) J2EE
5 13 (12.75%) J2SE
6 12 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 11 (10.78%) jQuery
8 10 (9.80%) LAMP
9 9 (8.82%) Web Services
10 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (6.86%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.88%) CSS3
11 6 (5.88%) XML
12 5 (4.90%) ADO.NET
12 5 (4.90%) HTML5
13 4 (3.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (2.94%) WCF
14 3 (2.94%) REST
15 2 (1.96%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Open Source
2 8 (7.84%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.88%) Clustering
4 5 (4.90%) Streaming Media
4 5 (4.90%) Kindle
5 4 (3.92%) Data Extraction
5 4 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.94%) IPTV
6 3 (2.94%) User Experience
7 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.96%) PKI
8 1 (0.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.98%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.39%) Linux
2 17 (16.67%) UNIX
3 13 (12.75%) Solaris
3 13 (12.75%) Oracle Linux
4 12 (11.76%) Windows
5 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.61%) Scrum
3 15 (14.71%) MVC
4 14 (13.73%) OO
5 13 (12.75%) UML
5 13 (12.75%) Multithreading
6 8 (7.84%) TDD
7 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (6.86%) OOP
7 7 (6.86%) Project Management
7 7 (6.86%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 6 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 6 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.90%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.90%) Information Management
9 5 (4.90%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.47%) Perl
2 25 (24.51%) C#
3 22 (21.57%) Java
4 13 (12.75%) Python
5 12 (11.76%) Tcl
5 12 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.76%) PHP
6 10 (9.80%) PL/SQL
7 9 (8.82%) C++
8 8 (7.84%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.86%) C
10 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.94%) Ruby
11 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.98%) VBA
13 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) ISEB
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) MCITP
4 1 (0.98%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.98%) CCNA
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.98%) OCP
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.98%) RHCE
4 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) vSphere
1 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) OpenSSO
1 2 (1.96%) Nagios
1 2 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.98%) SCOM
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) Oracle
2 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.75%) Sun
4 12 (11.76%) Atlassian
5 8 (7.84%) Perforce
6 3 (2.94%) VMware
6 3 (2.94%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.96%) HP
7 2 (1.96%) EMC
7 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.96%) Sybase
7 2 (1.96%) SAP
7 2 (1.96%) Google
8 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.98%) McAfee
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.98%) Cisco
8 1 (0.98%) Citrix
8 1 (0.98%) Epicor
8 1 (0.98%) Clearswift
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