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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 130 83 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.74% 11.62% 16.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.04% 27.85% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 55 91
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £33.25 £26.40 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.94% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.28 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £31.28 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
371 298 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.92% 41.74% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 142 167
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 63
Average hourly rate £42.25 £38.88 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.68% +3.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £26.49 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 1 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 53 £351 +18.98% 55
Peterborough +9 38 £323 -7.85% 15
Huntingdon - 6 £338 - 7
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 111 (52.11%) .NET
2 74 (34.74%) Microsoft
3 56 (26.29%) C#
3 56 (26.29%) Oracle
4 54 (25.35%) Windows
5 53 (24.88%) Visual Studio
5 53 (24.88%) .NET Framework
6 51 (23.94%) Git (software)
7 42 (19.72%) SQL Server
7 42 (19.72%) Automated Testing
8 41 (19.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 39 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (17.84%) Java
11 37 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (16.90%) TeamCity
12 36 (16.90%) Release Management
12 36 (16.90%) MSBuild
12 36 (16.90%) SSDT
12 36 (16.90%) ASP.NET
12 36 (16.90%) Configuration Management
12 36 (16.90%) Maven
13 35 (16.43%) Automation Testing
13 35 (16.43%) Red Gate
14 34 (15.96%) OO
14 34 (15.96%) UNIX
15 33 (15.49%) Linux
15 33 (15.49%) HTML
15 33 (15.49%) NuGet
15 33 (15.49%) Gradle
15 33 (15.49%) Artifactory

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (7.04%) Tomcat
2 14 (6.57%) WebLogic
3 13 (6.10%) Apache
4 9 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.29%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.82%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.94%) Node.js
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) Lync
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.47%) SPSS
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.23%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle AGIS
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.47%) Magento
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.47%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.41%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.41%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.41%) DNS
2 3 (1.41%) DHCP
3 2 (0.94%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.47%) Intranet
4 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 36 (16.90%) SSDT
3 19 (8.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (7.04%) MySQL
5 12 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.76%) DB2
8 8 (3.76%) DataStage
9 6 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.82%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.82%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (1.88%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 53 (24.88%) Visual Studio
2 51 (23.94%) Git (software)
3 41 (19.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (16.90%) TeamCity
4 36 (16.90%) MSBuild
4 36 (16.90%) Maven
5 33 (15.49%) NuGet
5 33 (15.49%) Gradle
5 33 (15.49%) Artifactory
5 33 (15.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 15 (7.04%) JIRA
7 11 (5.16%) Selenium
8 10 (4.69%) Subversion
9 6 (2.82%) JMeter
10 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.35%) NUnit
11 4 (1.88%) JUnit
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.88%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.41%) FitNesse
General
1 26 (12.21%) Finance
2 12 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.82%) Advertising
4 3 (1.41%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.41%) Back Office
5 2 (0.94%) Games
5 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.94%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Military
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 79 (37.09%) Developer
2 33 (15.49%) Release Engineer
2 33 (15.49%) Build and Release Engineer
2 33 (15.49%) Build Engineer
3 32 (15.02%) .NET Developer
4 30 (14.08%) Analyst
5 15 (7.04%) Administrator
6 14 (6.57%) C# Developer
6 14 (6.57%) Architect
7 13 (6.10%) Java Architect
8 12 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.16%) DBA
10 10 (4.69%) SQL DBA
11 9 (4.23%) Tester
12 8 (3.76%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.76%) Programmer
12 8 (3.76%) Consultant
12 8 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (52.11%) .NET
2 53 (24.88%) .NET Framework
3 36 (16.90%) ASP.NET
4 33 (15.49%) HTML
5 29 (13.62%) CSS
6 22 (10.33%) J2EE
7 20 (9.39%) J2SE
8 16 (7.51%) Web Services
8 16 (7.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (6.57%) WCF
10 13 (6.10%) jQuery
11 11 (5.16%) Ajax
12 9 (4.23%) AngularJS
13 8 (3.76%) XML
14 7 (3.29%) CGI
14 7 (3.29%) ADO.NET
15 5 (2.35%) HTML5
15 5 (2.35%) CSS3
16 4 (1.88%) XSLT
16 4 (1.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.69%) Clustering
2 6 (2.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.82%) Kindle
3 4 (1.88%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (1.88%) Open Source
4 3 (1.41%) Wiki
4 3 (1.41%) PKI
4 3 (1.41%) Statistics
4 3 (1.41%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.41%) NHS
4 3 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.94%) GIS
5 2 (0.94%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.47%) Replication
6 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.47%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.35%) Windows
2 39 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (15.96%) UNIX
4 33 (15.49%) Linux
5 15 (7.04%) Solaris
6 13 (6.10%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.88%) Android
9 3 (1.41%) CentOS
9 3 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.47%) Gentoo
11 1 (0.47%) Debian
11 1 (0.47%) AIX
11 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.72%) Automated Testing
2 37 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (16.90%) Release Management
3 36 (16.90%) Configuration Management
4 35 (16.43%) Automation Testing
5 34 (15.96%) OO
6 31 (14.55%) MVC
7 26 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (10.33%) UML
9 21 (9.86%) Unit Testing
10 20 (9.39%) Multithreading
10 20 (9.39%) Migration
11 18 (8.45%) Scrum
12 13 (6.10%) OOP
13 12 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.16%) TDD
15 10 (4.69%) Load Balancing
16 9 (4.23%) Incident Management
16 9 (4.23%) ERP
17 8 (3.76%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (26.29%) C#
2 38 (17.84%) Java
3 29 (13.62%) JavaScript
4 26 (12.21%) Perl
5 13 (6.10%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.63%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.82%) PHP
7 6 (2.82%) Korn
8 5 (2.35%) PHP5
8 5 (2.35%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.35%) Ruby
8 5 (2.35%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.41%) VB
10 3 (1.41%) C++
11 2 (0.94%) Python
11 2 (0.94%) R
12 1 (0.47%) Groovy
12 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.47%) LINC
Qualifications
1 13 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.76%) Degree
2 8 (3.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.35%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.41%) OCP
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.41%) RHCE
6 2 (0.94%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.94%) MCITP
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.47%) CISSP
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) CCNP
7 1 (0.47%) CCNA
7 1 (0.47%) PMP
7 1 (0.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) QA
2 6 (2.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.41%) vSphere
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) XenApp
4 1 (0.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) SCCM
2 4 (1.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.41%) SCOM
3 3 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 74 (34.74%) Microsoft
2 56 (26.29%) Oracle
3 35 (16.43%) Red Gate
4 14 (6.57%) Sun
5 12 (5.63%) Atlassian
6 10 (4.69%) VMware
7 8 (3.76%) Sybase
7 8 (3.76%) IBM
8 4 (1.88%) SAP
8 4 (1.88%) Unisys
8 4 (1.88%) EMC
8 4 (1.88%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.41%) NetApp
10 2 (0.94%) Cognos
10 2 (0.94%) JBoss
10 2 (0.94%) Sage
10 2 (0.94%) Citrix
10 2 (0.94%) Perforce
11 1 (0.47%) F5
11 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
Cambridgeshire
LA International
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: Rates negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
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Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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