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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 21 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 79 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.12% 10.99% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.23% 24.76% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 57
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£300 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
296 319 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.34% 44.37% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 157 141
Average daily rate £325 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 28
Average hourly rate £39.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 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
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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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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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 -5 26 £300 -14.52% 44
Peterborough -4 11 £300 -17.80% 9
St Neots - - - -
Chatteris - - - -
Ely - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 53 (32.12%) HTML
2 43 (26.06%) Oracle
3 38 (23.03%) .NET
4 34 (20.61%) JavaScript
5 33 (20.00%) Linux
5 33 (20.00%) Python
5 33 (20.00%) Finance
6 31 (18.79%) XML
6 31 (18.79%) SQL Server
7 27 (16.36%) WCF
8 26 (15.76%) C#
8 26 (15.76%) CSS
9 24 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (13.94%) Microsoft
10 23 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (13.33%) Windows
11 22 (13.33%) OO
12 21 (12.73%) MVC
12 21 (12.73%) Scrum
12 21 (12.73%) .NET Framework
13 20 (12.12%) JIRA
13 20 (12.12%) jQuery
13 20 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (11.52%) Visual Studio
15 18 (10.91%) XHTML
15 18 (10.91%) OOD
15 18 (10.91%) Multithreading
16 17 (10.30%) QA
17 16 (9.70%) OLAP
17 16 (9.70%) Java

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (7.27%) Apache
2 8 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.42%) IIS
4 3 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.21%) SAS
5 2 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.21%) nginx
5 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.61%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.21%) Mingle
5 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.42%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.82%) WebTrends
4 2 (1.21%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.48%) Internet
2 6 (3.64%) Intranet
3 4 (2.42%) LAN
3 4 (2.42%) WAN
3 4 (2.42%) HTTP
4 2 (1.21%) VPN
4 2 (1.21%) DNS
4 2 (1.21%) Firewall
4 2 (1.21%) SSH
5 1 (0.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.61%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (9.70%) OLAP
4 15 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (7.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (5.45%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.85%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (4.85%) Oracle Database
10 7 (4.24%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (4.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (4.24%) BusinessObjects XI
10 7 (4.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 7 (4.24%) OLAP Cube
11 6 (3.64%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (12.12%) JIRA
2 19 (11.52%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.82%) Subversion
3 3 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.61%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
5 1 (0.61%) Maven
5 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 33 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (3.03%) Back Office
3 4 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.42%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Marketing
4 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.21%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 68 (41.21%) Developer
2 41 (24.85%) Analyst
3 15 (9.09%) Consultant
3 15 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 15 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 14 (8.48%) Administrator
5 12 (7.27%) Data Analyst
5 12 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (6.06%) Python Developer
7 9 (5.45%) DBA
8 8 (4.85%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.85%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Data Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Master Data Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) Master Data Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) IT Administrator
10 6 (3.64%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (32.12%) HTML
2 38 (23.03%) .NET
3 31 (18.79%) XML
4 27 (16.36%) WCF
5 26 (15.76%) CSS
6 21 (12.73%) .NET Framework
7 20 (12.12%) jQuery
8 18 (10.91%) XHTML
9 11 (6.67%) Web Services
10 10 (6.06%) Django
11 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET
12 5 (3.03%) JSP
12 5 (3.03%) Spring
12 5 (3.03%) Application Packaging
13 4 (2.42%) Ajax
13 4 (2.42%) Struts
13 4 (2.42%) J2EE
14 3 (1.82%) JDBC
14 3 (1.82%) ODBC
14 3 (1.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.85%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.24%) NHS
4 7 (4.24%) Streaming Media
5 6 (3.64%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.03%) IPTV
6 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.42%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.21%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.21%) Replication
8 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.61%) LIMS
9 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.61%) Clustering
9 1 (0.61%) PKI
9 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.00%) Linux
2 22 (13.33%) Windows
3 12 (7.27%) UNIX
4 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.21%) Fedora
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.61%) AIX
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.33%) OO
3 21 (12.73%) MVC
3 21 (12.73%) Scrum
4 18 (10.91%) OOD
4 18 (10.91%) Multithreading
5 16 (9.70%) ETL
5 16 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (9.09%) Project Management
7 13 (7.88%) SOA
8 12 (7.27%) E-Commerce
9 11 (6.67%) TDD
10 10 (6.06%) Manual Testing
10 10 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (6.06%) Business Analysis
11 9 (5.45%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.45%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.85%) ITIL
12 8 (4.85%) Test Automation
12 8 (4.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.61%) JavaScript
2 33 (20.00%) Python
3 26 (15.76%) C#
4 16 (9.70%) Java
5 13 (7.88%) C
6 11 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.67%) VB
7 10 (6.06%) C++
8 6 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.82%) VBA
10 3 (1.82%) Perl
11 2 (1.21%) Ruby
11 2 (1.21%) Scala
12 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.61%) VB6
12 1 (0.61%) Korn
12 1 (0.61%) X++
12 1 (0.61%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (8.48%) Degree
2 4 (2.42%) ISEB
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.30%) QA
2 12 (7.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) CDISC
System Software
1 10 (6.06%) Varnish
2 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.61%) Nagios
3 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.61%) WSUS
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (26.06%) Oracle
2 23 (13.94%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.88%) Business Objects
3 13 (7.88%) Perforce
4 7 (4.24%) VMware
5 5 (3.03%) HP
6 4 (2.42%) Adobe
6 4 (2.42%) Google
6 4 (2.42%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.21%) IBM
7 2 (1.21%) Temenos
7 2 (1.21%) McAfee
7 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.21%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.21%) Dell
7 2 (1.21%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) Siebel
8 1 (0.61%) Citrix
8 1 (0.61%) Juniper
8 1 (0.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
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