The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 81 97 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.31% 16.22% 19.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.39% 34.77% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 73
Average daily rate £351 £293 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
319 279 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.55% 46.66% 55.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 139 234
Average daily rate £350 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 47
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
SQL
East of England

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Cambridgeshire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Cambridgeshire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 41 £351 +28.80% 63
Peterborough -3 25 £365 +69.76% 10
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 3
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 61 (33.70%) .NET
2 57 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (28.73%) UNIX
4 50 (27.62%) Oracle
4 50 (27.62%) Java
5 42 (23.20%) Linux
6 41 (22.65%) Finance
7 40 (22.10%) C#
7 40 (22.10%) Microsoft
8 38 (20.99%) SQL Server
9 33 (18.23%) JavaScript
9 33 (18.23%) Tomcat
10 32 (17.68%) OO
10 32 (17.68%) Windows
10 32 (17.68%) Perl
10 32 (17.68%) ASP.NET
11 31 (17.13%) Subversion
12 29 (16.02%) CSS
12 29 (16.02%) Solaris
13 27 (14.92%) Sybase
14 26 (14.36%) MVC
15 25 (13.81%) Unit Testing
16 22 (12.15%) HTML
16 22 (12.15%) Web Services
17 21 (11.60%) Apache
17 21 (11.60%) CGI
17 21 (11.60%) Git (software)
18 19 (10.50%) Sun
18 19 (10.50%) SharePoint
18 19 (10.50%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 33 (18.23%) Tomcat
2 21 (11.60%) Apache
3 19 (10.50%) SharePoint
4 14 (7.73%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.31%) IIS
7 5 (2.76%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.21%) JOnAS
9 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.10%) Documentum
9 2 (1.10%) Node.js
10 1 (0.55%) CMS
10 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) MS Office
2 6 (3.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.10%) Mingle
4 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle AGIS
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.10%) Tridion
4 1 (0.55%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.97%) SAN
2 8 (4.42%) Firewall
3 6 (3.31%) Internet
4 5 (2.76%) WAN
5 4 (2.21%) LAN
5 4 (2.21%) VLAN
5 4 (2.21%) DNS
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.10%) HTTP
6 2 (1.10%) DHCP
7 1 (0.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.52%) MySQL
3 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.87%) SSDT
5 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.55%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 31 (17.13%) Subversion
2 21 (11.60%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.50%) Visual Studio
4 14 (7.73%) Maven
5 12 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.87%) MSBuild
6 7 (3.87%) NuGet
6 7 (3.87%) Gradle
6 7 (3.87%) Artifactory
6 7 (3.87%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.31%) ReSharper
8 5 (2.76%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.21%) Selenium
9 4 (2.21%) JMeter
9 4 (2.21%) JIRA
10 2 (1.10%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.10%) Ant
11 1 (0.55%) JUnit
11 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.55%) WinRunner
General
1 41 (22.65%) Finance
2 13 (7.18%) Advertising
3 5 (2.76%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.76%) Retail
4 3 (1.66%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.66%) Back Office
5 2 (1.10%) Legal
5 2 (1.10%) Games
5 2 (1.10%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Military
6 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (42.54%) Developer
2 26 (14.36%) .NET Developer
3 20 (11.05%) Analyst
4 17 (9.39%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.84%) Architect
6 11 (6.08%) Java Engineer
7 10 (5.52%) Applications Developer
8 9 (4.97%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (4.97%) DBA
8 9 (4.97%) Administrator
8 9 (4.97%) Software Developer
8 9 (4.97%) Consultant
8 9 (4.97%) Java Architect
9 8 (4.42%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.42%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.87%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.87%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.87%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (33.70%) .NET
2 32 (17.68%) ASP.NET
3 29 (16.02%) CSS
4 22 (12.15%) Web Services
4 22 (12.15%) HTML
5 21 (11.60%) CGI
6 19 (10.50%) J2EE
7 18 (9.94%) .NET Framework
8 16 (8.84%) jQuery
9 14 (7.73%) WCF
9 14 (7.73%) XML
10 12 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (6.08%) Ajax
12 10 (5.52%) J2SE
13 8 (4.42%) XSLT
14 5 (2.76%) SOAP
15 4 (2.21%) JDBC
15 4 (2.21%) JSON
15 4 (2.21%) HTML5
15 4 (2.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.97%) Clustering
2 6 (3.31%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.31%) Wiki
2 6 (3.31%) Replication
3 5 (2.76%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.21%) Open Source
4 4 (2.21%) Informatics
4 4 (2.21%) LIMS
5 2 (1.10%) Robotics
5 2 (1.10%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.55%) New Media
6 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.55%) PKI
6 1 (0.55%) Statistics
6 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.73%) UNIX
2 42 (23.20%) Linux
3 32 (17.68%) Windows
4 29 (16.02%) Solaris
5 9 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.42%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.21%) Android
8 2 (1.10%) Debian
8 2 (1.10%) VMS
9 1 (0.55%) AIX
9 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.55%) CentOS
9 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.68%) OO
3 26 (14.36%) MVC
4 25 (13.81%) Unit Testing
5 16 (8.84%) UML
6 15 (8.29%) Migration
6 15 (8.29%) Multithreading
7 14 (7.73%) TDD
8 10 (5.52%) Scrum
8 10 (5.52%) Data Modelling
9 9 (4.97%) OOD
9 9 (4.97%) Project Management
9 9 (4.97%) Data Analysis
9 9 (4.97%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.42%) Automated Testing
10 8 (4.42%) Software Engineering
10 8 (4.42%) SOA
10 8 (4.42%) Automation Testing
10 8 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.62%) Java
2 40 (22.10%) C#
3 33 (18.23%) JavaScript
4 32 (17.68%) Perl
5 12 (6.63%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.97%) PHP
6 9 (4.97%) C
7 7 (3.87%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.31%) AWK
8 6 (3.31%) Bourne shell
9 5 (2.76%) R
9 5 (2.76%) sed
9 5 (2.76%) PHP5
9 5 (2.76%) VB
10 4 (2.21%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.21%) Python
10 4 (2.21%) Ruby
11 3 (1.66%) C++
11 3 (1.66%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (9.39%) Degree
2 7 (3.87%) MCSE
2 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.21%) MCITP
3 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.66%) CCNA
5 2 (1.10%) ISEB
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.55%) RHCE
6 1 (0.55%) PMP
6 1 (0.55%) OCP
6 1 (0.55%) CISSP
6 1 (0.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.94%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (7.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.87%) vSphere
4 3 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.66%) XenApp
5 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) SCCM
2 3 (1.66%) SCOM
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.55%) WSUS
3 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 50 (27.62%) Oracle
2 40 (22.10%) Microsoft
3 27 (14.92%) Sybase
4 19 (10.50%) Sun
5 18 (9.94%) VMware
6 7 (3.87%) Red Gate
7 5 (2.76%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.21%) Tableau
8 4 (2.21%) NetApp
9 3 (1.66%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.66%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.66%) Cisco
9 3 (1.66%) EMC
9 3 (1.66%) Vertica
10 2 (1.10%) Perforce
10 2 (1.10%) F5
10 2 (1.10%) Citrix
10 2 (1.10%) HP
10 2 (1.10%) Dell
10 2 (1.10%) SAP
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