The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 113 92 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.58% 12.15% 14.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.76% 28.40% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 47 67
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £254 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £32.70 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.42% +4.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £27.66 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £37.74 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
SQL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
316 324 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.77% 42.80% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 129 159
Average daily rate £350 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 61
Average hourly rate £57.50 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £26.40 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.00 £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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 59 £345 +18.96% 54
Peterborough +8 28 £310 -17.33% 17
Huntingdon +1 5 £338 - 4
St Neots 0 2 £250 -13.04%
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 112 (48.07%) .NET
2 73 (31.33%) Microsoft
3 71 (30.47%) Oracle
4 60 (25.75%) C#
5 56 (24.03%) Visual Studio
6 54 (23.18%) Windows
6 54 (23.18%) Git (software)
7 50 (21.46%) .NET Framework
8 47 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (18.03%) Perl
10 41 (17.60%) Linux
10 41 (17.60%) Automated Testing
10 41 (17.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 40 (17.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (17.17%) UNIX
11 40 (17.17%) Java
11 40 (17.17%) ASP.NET
12 39 (16.74%) SQL Server
13 38 (16.31%) HTML
13 38 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (15.88%) Maven
14 37 (15.88%) Configuration Management
15 36 (15.45%) Release Management
15 36 (15.45%) TeamCity
15 36 (15.45%) SSDT
15 36 (15.45%) MSBuild
16 35 (15.02%) Red Gate
17 34 (14.59%) Automation Testing
18 33 (14.16%) Octopus Deploy
18 33 (14.16%) Gradle

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (9.44%) Tomcat
2 20 (8.58%) WebLogic
3 12 (5.15%) Apache
4 9 (3.86%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.86%) Node.js
8 1 (0.43%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.43%) Documentum
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.43%) Lync
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.43%) SPSS
2 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
2 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.86%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle AGIS
4 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.29%) CloudFront
2 3 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.29%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.58%) DHCP
1 6 (2.58%) DNS
2 5 (2.15%) Internet
3 4 (1.72%) SAN
4 3 (1.29%) Firewall
4 3 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.86%) SMTP
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) LAN
6 1 (0.43%) WAN
6 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (15.45%) SSDT
3 23 (9.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (8.15%) MySQL
5 15 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (6.44%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.72%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (3.86%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.43%) DB2
9 8 (3.43%) DataStage
10 7 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (2.15%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
14 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (24.03%) Visual Studio
2 54 (23.18%) Git (software)
3 41 (17.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (15.88%) Maven
5 36 (15.45%) TeamCity
5 36 (15.45%) MSBuild
6 33 (14.16%) Octopus Deploy
6 33 (14.16%) Gradle
6 33 (14.16%) Artifactory
6 33 (14.16%) NuGet
7 13 (5.58%) JIRA
8 8 (3.43%) Selenium
8 8 (3.43%) Subversion
9 6 (2.58%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (2.15%) NUnit
11 4 (1.72%) JMeter
11 4 (1.72%) JUnit
11 4 (1.72%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.29%) CruiseControl
General
1 30 (12.88%) Finance
2 12 (5.15%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.00%) Advertising
4 3 (1.29%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.29%) Back Office
5 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Military
6 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (41.20%) Developer
2 38 (16.31%) .NET Developer
3 33 (14.16%) Build and Release Engineer
3 33 (14.16%) Build Engineer
3 33 (14.16%) Release Engineer
4 31 (13.30%) Analyst
5 22 (9.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (9.01%) C# Developer
7 19 (8.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (7.73%) Architect
9 16 (6.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (6.87%) Java Architect
10 13 (5.58%) DBA
11 12 (5.15%) Administrator
11 12 (5.15%) SQL DBA
12 11 (4.72%) PHP Developer
12 11 (4.72%) Programmer
13 10 (4.29%) Web Developer
14 8 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.43%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (48.07%) .NET
2 50 (21.46%) .NET Framework
3 40 (17.17%) ASP.NET
4 38 (16.31%) HTML
5 30 (12.88%) J2EE
6 28 (12.02%) CSS
7 27 (11.59%) J2SE
8 20 (8.58%) jQuery
9 18 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (5.58%) HTML5
11 10 (4.29%) WCF
12 9 (3.86%) LAMP
12 9 (3.86%) AngularJS
12 9 (3.86%) Ajax
13 8 (3.43%) Web Services
13 8 (3.43%) CGI
14 7 (3.00%) ADO.NET
14 7 (3.00%) CSS3
14 7 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (1.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.15%) Clustering
2 10 (4.29%) Open Source
2 10 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.86%) User Experience
4 6 (2.58%) Kindle
4 6 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.15%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.29%) NHS
7 3 (1.29%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.29%) Statistics
8 2 (0.86%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.86%) Wiki
8 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.86%) PKI
8 2 (0.86%) GIS
9 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.18%) Windows
2 41 (17.60%) Linux
3 40 (17.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (17.17%) UNIX
4 22 (9.44%) Solaris
5 20 (8.58%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.29%) Debian
8 3 (1.29%) Android
9 2 (0.86%) CentOS
9 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) AIX
10 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.43%) Gentoo
10 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.60%) Automated Testing
3 38 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (15.88%) Configuration Management
5 36 (15.45%) Release Management
6 34 (14.59%) Automation Testing
7 30 (12.88%) OO
8 29 (12.45%) MVC
9 28 (12.02%) UML
10 26 (11.16%) Multithreading
11 23 (9.87%) Unit Testing
12 22 (9.44%) Scrum
13 14 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (5.58%) Migration
14 13 (5.58%) Load Balancing
15 11 (4.72%) TDD
16 10 (4.29%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
16 10 (4.29%) OOA/OOD
17 9 (3.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 60 (25.75%) C#
2 42 (18.03%) Perl
3 40 (17.17%) Java
4 29 (12.45%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.30%) PL/SQL
6 13 (5.58%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.15%) PHP
8 11 (4.72%) Tcl
9 6 (2.58%) Ruby
9 6 (2.58%) Korn
9 6 (2.58%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.72%) Python
10 4 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.29%) VB
11 3 (1.29%) C++
11 3 (1.29%) LINC
12 2 (0.86%) R
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
13 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.29%) Degree
4 5 (2.15%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.29%) CCNA
6 3 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.86%) MCITP
7 2 (0.86%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.86%) OCP
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.86%) RHCE
8 1 (0.43%) PMP
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.43%) MCSE
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.72%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) SLA
3 3 (1.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.58%) vSphere
3 2 (0.86%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.29%) SCCM
2 2 (0.86%) SCOM
2 2 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.86%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.43%) Nagios
3 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 71 (30.47%) Oracle
3 35 (15.02%) Red Gate
4 21 (9.01%) Sun
5 18 (7.73%) Atlassian
6 11 (4.72%) VMware
7 9 (3.86%) Sybase
8 8 (3.43%) IBM
9 7 (3.00%) Unisys
10 6 (2.58%) EMC
11 5 (2.15%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.72%) F5
12 4 (1.72%) Cisco
12 4 (1.72%) HP
13 3 (1.29%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.29%) SAP
14 2 (0.86%) 3PAR
14 2 (0.86%) JBoss
14 2 (0.86%) Dell
14 2 (0.86%) Citrix
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