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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 85 105 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.60% 14.54% 16.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.61% 32.01% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 75 54
Average daily rate £388 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £33.60 £43.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +3.63%
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
226 328 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.83% 45.43% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 174 124
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £32.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 59 £388 +27.04% 26
Peterborough -6 8 £249 -37.81% 17
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 48 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (25.44%) SQL Server
3 41 (24.26%) Java
4 34 (20.12%) Git (software)
5 32 (18.93%) Microsoft
6 31 (18.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (16.57%) JavaScript
7 28 (16.57%) C#
8 27 (15.98%) Web Services
9 26 (15.38%) HTML
9 26 (15.38%) Finance
10 25 (14.79%) XML
10 25 (14.79%) OO
10 25 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (13.02%) Python
12 22 (13.02%) T-SQL
12 22 (13.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (12.43%) .NET
13 21 (12.43%) Perl
14 19 (11.24%) J2EE
14 19 (11.24%) Windows
14 19 (11.24%) Maven
14 19 (11.24%) TDD
14 19 (11.24%) NoSQL
15 18 (10.65%) Scrum
16 17 (10.06%) CRM
16 17 (10.06%) SOA
16 17 (10.06%) Oracle
16 17 (10.06%) JIRA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (5.92%) Node.js
2 9 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.73%) JBoss
3 8 (4.73%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.14%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.37%) IIS
6 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.18%) Moodle
6 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.59%) Apache
7 1 (0.59%) CMS
7 1 (0.59%) Documentum
7 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.78%) MS Office
2 3 (1.78%) MS Project
3 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.37%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.59%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.59%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.59%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Office 365
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.37%) Firewall
2 3 (1.78%) LAN
2 3 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.59%) DNS
3 1 (0.59%) Extranet
3 1 (0.59%) FTP
3 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.59%) Intranet
3 1 (0.59%) SAN
3 1 (0.59%) Skype
3 1 (0.59%) VoIP
3 1 (0.59%) WAN
3 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.44%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (13.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (11.24%) NoSQL
6 17 (10.06%) MongoDB
7 16 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (5.92%) Data Mining
9 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (5.33%) Big Data
10 9 (5.33%) Relational Database
11 8 (4.73%) CouchDB
11 8 (4.73%) Hadoop
11 8 (4.73%) MySQL
12 7 (4.14%) Apache Hive
12 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (3.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (20.12%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.24%) Maven
3 17 (10.06%) JIRA
4 15 (8.88%) Gerrit
4 15 (8.88%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.51%) Ant
5 11 (6.51%) SoapUI
6 9 (5.33%) Mercurial
7 7 (4.14%) JUnit
7 7 (4.14%) Mockito
8 4 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.37%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.37%) WebStorm
9 3 (1.78%) TestDirector
9 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.18%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.18%) QADirector
11 1 (0.59%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.59%) TestLink
General
1 26 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.37%) Marketing
3 1 (0.59%) Advertising
3 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.59%) Automotive
3 1 (0.59%) Electronics
3 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (44.97%) Developer
2 18 (10.65%) Analyst
3 15 (8.88%) Java Developer
3 15 (8.88%) SQL Developer
4 14 (8.28%) Test Engineer
5 13 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 13 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (6.51%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (5.33%) C# Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Consultant
7 9 (5.33%) CRM Specialist
7 9 (5.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (4.73%) UI Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) BizTalk Developer
9 7 (4.14%) DBA
10 6 (3.55%) Architect
10 6 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (2.96%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.98%) Web Services
2 26 (15.38%) HTML
3 25 (14.79%) XML
4 21 (12.43%) .NET
5 19 (11.24%) J2EE
6 17 (10.06%) jQuery
7 15 (8.88%) Spring
8 14 (8.28%) ASP.NET
9 12 (7.10%) MDX
10 11 (6.51%) SOAP
11 10 (5.92%) REST
12 9 (5.33%) CSS
12 9 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (5.33%) WCF
12 9 (5.33%) WSDL
13 8 (4.73%) HTML5
13 8 (4.73%) Middleware
14 7 (4.14%) Hibernate
14 7 (4.14%) JPA
15 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.33%) N-Tier
2 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.96%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.37%) iPad
4 4 (2.37%) Proteomics
5 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.78%) Life Science
5 3 (1.78%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.78%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.78%) User Experience
6 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.18%) Physics
6 2 (1.18%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.59%) Clustering
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) Replication
7 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.24%) Windows
2 11 (6.51%) Linux
3 9 (5.33%) Unix
4 7 (4.14%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.59%) Android
8 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (14.79%) OO
3 19 (11.24%) TDD
4 18 (10.65%) Scrum
5 17 (10.06%) CRM
5 17 (10.06%) SOA
6 15 (8.88%) Data Analysis
7 14 (8.28%) Automated Testing
7 14 (8.28%) MVC
8 12 (7.10%) Software Testing
8 12 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.51%) Defect Management
9 11 (6.51%) Process Improvement
10 9 (5.33%) ETL
10 9 (5.33%) Microservices
10 9 (5.33%) Migration
11 8 (4.73%) E-Commerce
11 8 (4.73%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (24.26%) Java
2 28 (16.57%) C#
2 28 (16.57%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.02%) Python
3 22 (13.02%) T-SQL
4 21 (12.43%) Perl
5 15 (8.88%) Groovy
6 7 (4.14%) C
7 4 (2.37%) C++
7 4 (2.37%) PHP
7 4 (2.37%) R
7 4 (2.37%) Scala
8 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.18%) VBA
10 1 (0.59%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.59%) Delphi
10 1 (0.59%) RPG
10 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (8.88%) Degree
1 15 (8.88%) ISEB
2 11 (6.51%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (2.37%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.37%) PhD
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.59%) MCSE
5 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.78%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) GMP
System Software
1 7 (4.14%) Apache Flume
2 5 (2.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (4.73%) MOM
2 3 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.78%) Puppet
3 2 (1.18%) SCOM
3 2 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (18.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.06%) Oracle
3 10 (5.92%) VMware
4 8 (4.73%) SAP
5 5 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.37%) NetSuite
6 4 (2.37%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.78%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.78%) Perforce
8 2 (1.18%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.18%) Citrix
8 2 (1.18%) HP
8 2 (1.18%) IronPort
8 2 (1.18%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.18%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.18%) Nintex
9 1 (0.59%) BMC
9 1 (0.59%) F5
9 1 (0.59%) Facebook
9 1 (0.59%) Twitter
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