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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 103 135 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.48% 16.52% 11.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.31% 37.71% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 82 48
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£338 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £433 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £31.25 £33.25 £26.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +25.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.13 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
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
407 358 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.33% 43.82% 41.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 225 135
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 18
Average hourly rate £44.00 £48.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% +28.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £31.50 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +2 73 £338 +1.50% 44
Peterborough -18 5 £225 -29.68% 9
Huntingdon -5 1 £420 +24.44% 5
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 55 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 51 (27.72%) Java
3 46 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 45 (24.46%) Oracle
5 39 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (19.57%) XML
7 33 (17.93%) .NET
8 31 (16.85%) T-SQL
8 31 (16.85%) Microsoft
9 30 (16.30%) C#
10 24 (13.04%) Web Services
10 24 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (12.50%) HTML
11 23 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (11.96%) MySQL
12 22 (11.96%) Windows
12 22 (11.96%) Relational Database
13 21 (11.41%) MVC
14 19 (10.33%) E-Commerce
14 19 (10.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (10.33%) Hadoop
15 18 (9.78%) Scrum
15 18 (9.78%) Spring
15 18 (9.78%) Maven
16 17 (9.24%) Finance
16 17 (9.24%) Linux
16 17 (9.24%) MS Excel
16 17 (9.24%) WCF
17 16 (8.70%) JIRA
17 16 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (7.07%) Apache Pig
2 12 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.35%) IIS
5 6 (3.26%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.26%) Node.js
6 5 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.17%) Apache Solr
7 4 (2.17%) Apache
8 3 (1.63%) JBoss
8 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.63%) Moodle
8 3 (1.63%) Mule
9 2 (1.09%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.54%) Confluence
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.54%) Documentum
Applications
1 17 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.72%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (6.52%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.72%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.63%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.54%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) GitHub
3 1 (0.54%) IaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) DHCP
1 6 (3.26%) DNS
1 6 (3.26%) SAN
1 6 (3.26%) Firewall
2 5 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (2.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (1.63%) HTTP
3 3 (1.63%) LDAP
4 2 (1.09%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) SMPP
5 1 (0.54%) Wireless
5 1 (0.54%) GSM
5 1 (0.54%) LAN
5 1 (0.54%) WAN
5 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (11.96%) Relational Database
3 22 (11.96%) MySQL
4 19 (10.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (10.33%) Hadoop
5 16 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (7.07%) Apache Hive
6 13 (7.07%) RDBMS
7 10 (5.43%) MongoDB
7 10 (5.43%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (3.26%) FileMaker
10 6 (3.26%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (9.78%) Maven
2 16 (8.70%) JIRA
3 15 (8.15%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.07%) Git (software)
5 11 (5.98%) SoapUI
6 8 (4.35%) Ant
6 8 (4.35%) NUnit
7 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (2.72%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.17%) JUnit
9 4 (2.17%) Mockito
10 2 (1.09%) WebStorm
10 2 (1.09%) Selenium
10 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.09%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.54%) Subversion
11 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (9.24%) Finance
2 4 (2.17%) Banking
2 4 (2.17%) Retail
3 3 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.54%) Law
4 1 (0.54%) Advertising
4 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 99 (53.80%) Developer
2 37 (20.11%) Analyst
3 25 (13.59%) Java Developer
4 15 (8.15%) .NET Developer
5 13 (7.07%) Data Analyst
6 12 (6.52%) Hadoop Developer
7 11 (5.98%) DBA
8 10 (5.43%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.89%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (3.80%) SQL DBA
11 7 (3.80%) WPF Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (3.26%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (3.26%) Applications Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Administrator
12 6 (3.26%) Business Analyst
13 5 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.72%) Test Analyst
13 5 (2.72%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (19.57%) XML
2 33 (17.93%) .NET
3 24 (13.04%) Web Services
4 23 (12.50%) HTML
5 18 (9.78%) Spring
6 17 (9.24%) WCF
7 15 (8.15%) SOAP
8 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET
8 14 (7.61%) WPF
8 14 (7.61%) Hibernate
9 13 (7.07%) .NET Framework
9 13 (7.07%) jQuery
10 8 (4.35%) CSS
11 7 (3.80%) Struts
11 7 (3.80%) JSP
11 7 (3.80%) Ajax
11 7 (3.80%) HTML5
11 7 (3.80%) Razor View Engine
11 7 (3.80%) Entity Framework
11 7 (3.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.26%) NHS
2 6 (3.26%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.72%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.72%) LIMS
3 5 (2.72%) CLARiiON
3 5 (2.72%) Proteomics
4 4 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.63%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.63%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.09%) Life Science
6 2 (1.09%) Biology
7 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.54%) Physics
7 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.96%) Windows
2 17 (9.24%) Linux
3 10 (5.43%) UNIX
4 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.72%) Debian
6 3 (1.63%) Fedora
6 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (11.41%) MVC
4 19 (10.33%) E-Commerce
5 18 (9.78%) Scrum
6 13 (7.07%) TDD
6 13 (7.07%) Data Analysis
7 12 (6.52%) ETL
7 12 (6.52%) MapReduce
8 11 (5.98%) ERP
8 11 (5.98%) Software Testing
9 10 (5.43%) Automated Testing
10 9 (4.89%) Analytics
11 8 (4.35%) Bioinformatics
11 8 (4.35%) ITIL
11 8 (4.35%) Project Management
11 8 (4.35%) CRM
11 8 (4.35%) Change Management
12 7 (3.80%) Data Management
12 7 (3.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (27.72%) Java
2 46 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 31 (16.85%) T-SQL
4 30 (16.30%) C#
5 13 (7.07%) Python
6 12 (6.52%) C++
6 12 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 11 (5.98%) Perl
7 11 (5.98%) Groovy
8 7 (3.80%) Delphi
8 7 (3.80%) Pascal
9 6 (3.26%) C
10 5 (2.72%) R
11 4 (2.17%) PHP
12 3 (1.63%) VBA
13 2 (1.09%) Scala
13 2 (1.09%) XPath
13 2 (1.09%) XQuery
14 1 (0.54%) VBScript
14 1 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (8.15%) Degree
2 13 (7.07%) ISEB
3 9 (4.89%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (2.72%) PhD
4 5 (2.72%) CCNA
5 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.09%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.09%) MCSE
7 1 (0.54%) MCSA
7 1 (0.54%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) GMP
1 1 (0.54%) SLA
1 1 (0.54%) ISO 8583
1 1 (0.54%) QA
1 1 (0.54%) CDISC
System Software
1 12 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.72%) vSphere
3 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.54%) WMI
3 1 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 45 (24.46%) Oracle
2 31 (16.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.61%) VMware
4 10 (5.43%) HP
5 8 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.80%) Dell
7 6 (3.26%) EMC
8 5 (2.72%) Cisco
8 5 (2.72%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.72%) F5
9 4 (2.17%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.17%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (2.17%) Adobe
9 4 (2.17%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.63%) NetApp
10 3 (1.63%) Google
10 3 (1.63%) IBM
11 1 (0.54%) Juniper
11 1 (0.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (0.54%) McKesson
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