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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 95 121 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.03% 15.76% 12.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.93% 35.28% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 44
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£338 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.30 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.60% +10.90%
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
381 343 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 48.23% 44.66% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 197 140
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £31.50 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 0 58 £350 -0.28% 44
Peterborough -12 9 £313 -10.71% 13
Huntingdon -1 2 £420 +40.00% 2
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 52 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 42 (30.43%) Oracle
3 37 (26.81%) JavaScript
4 29 (21.01%) .NET
5 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
6 25 (18.12%) Java
6 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (16.67%) C#
7 23 (16.67%) XML
8 22 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (15.22%) Windows
10 20 (14.49%) HTML
10 20 (14.49%) T-SQL
10 20 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (13.77%) Finance
12 17 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (10.87%) MVC
13 15 (10.87%) MS Excel
14 14 (10.14%) MySQL
14 14 (10.14%) E-Commerce
14 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (10.14%) WCF
15 13 (9.42%) .NET Framework
15 13 (9.42%) VMware
15 13 (9.42%) ETL
15 13 (9.42%) Linux
16 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET
16 12 (8.70%) CSS
16 12 (8.70%) Relational Database
17 11 (7.97%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 9 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.80%) IIS
3 7 (5.07%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.90%) Node.js
7 3 (2.17%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.17%) Apache
8 2 (1.45%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.72%) Mule
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.72%) Confluence
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.72%) CMS
9 1 (0.72%) Documentum
9 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.62%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.62%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.62%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.17%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) SAN
1 6 (4.35%) Firewall
2 5 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (3.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (3.62%) DHCP
2 5 (3.62%) DNS
3 3 (2.17%) HTTP
3 3 (2.17%) LAN
3 3 (2.17%) WAN
3 3 (2.17%) Intranet
4 2 (1.45%) LDAP
5 1 (0.72%) GSM
5 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.72%) VPN
5 1 (0.72%) Internet
5 1 (0.72%) SMPP
5 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (10.14%) MySQL
5 12 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 10 (7.25%) RDBMS
7 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (5.80%) Hadoop
8 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database
9 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (4.35%) FileMaker
9 6 (4.35%) Data Mining
10 5 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (3.62%) MongoDB
10 5 (3.62%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) JIRA
1 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.90%) Maven
5 2 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.45%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.45%) NUnit
5 2 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.72%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.72%) Selenium
6 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.72%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.17%) Banking
3 3 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) Law
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (47.10%) Developer
2 32 (23.19%) Analyst
3 14 (10.14%) Java Developer
4 12 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 12 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 11 (7.97%) DBA
6 9 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.80%) SQL DBA
8 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Administrator
9 6 (4.35%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Consultant
10 5 (3.62%) Database Developer
11 4 (2.90%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Business Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.01%) .NET
2 23 (16.67%) XML
3 20 (14.49%) HTML
4 14 (10.14%) WCF
5 13 (9.42%) .NET Framework
6 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 12 (8.70%) CSS
7 11 (7.97%) jQuery
8 10 (7.25%) Web Services
9 8 (5.80%) WPF
9 8 (5.80%) Spring
10 7 (5.07%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.35%) Ajax
11 6 (4.35%) SOAP
12 5 (3.62%) Struts
12 5 (3.62%) JSP
12 5 (3.62%) XHTML
13 4 (2.90%) ODBC
13 4 (2.90%) Symfony
13 4 (2.90%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.62%) Data Structures
2 5 (3.62%) CLARiiON
2 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.62%) Data Extraction
3 4 (2.90%) NHS
3 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) LIMS
6 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.22%) Windows
2 13 (9.42%) Linux
3 6 (4.35%) UNIX
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.62%) Debian
5 3 (2.17%) Fedora
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.72%) AIX
7 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (10.87%) MVC
4 14 (10.14%) E-Commerce
5 13 (9.42%) ETL
6 11 (7.97%) Scrum
6 11 (7.97%) Multithreading
7 10 (7.25%) ITIL
8 9 (6.52%) OO
8 9 (6.52%) Project Management
9 8 (5.80%) Change Management
9 8 (5.80%) TDD
9 8 (5.80%) Data Analysis
9 8 (5.80%) Analytics
10 7 (5.07%) ERP
10 7 (5.07%) OOD
10 7 (5.07%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.07%) Load Testing
11 6 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
12 5 (3.62%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.81%) JavaScript
2 25 (18.12%) Java
3 23 (16.67%) C#
4 20 (14.49%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.80%) C++
5 8 (5.80%) Python
5 8 (5.80%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.90%) Perl
6 4 (2.90%) PHP
7 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.45%) X++
8 2 (1.45%) Pascal
8 2 (1.45%) Delphi
8 2 (1.45%) C
9 1 (0.72%) VBScript
9 1 (0.72%) VB
9 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.72%) VBA
9 1 (0.72%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Degree
2 5 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.62%) CCNA
2 5 (3.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.17%) ISEB
4 2 (1.45%) MCSE
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) MCSA
5 1 (0.72%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.72%) CDISC
System Software
1 11 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.62%) vSphere
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.45%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 42 (30.43%) Oracle
2 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.42%) VMware
4 10 (7.25%) HP
5 8 (5.80%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.07%) Dell
7 6 (4.35%) EMC
8 5 (3.62%) Cisco
8 5 (3.62%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.62%) F5
9 4 (2.90%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.90%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (2.90%) Adobe
9 4 (2.90%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.17%) IBM
10 3 (2.17%) NetApp
10 3 (2.17%) Google
11 2 (1.45%) WorldPay
11 2 (1.45%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
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