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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 73 91 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.71% 12.87% 14.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.12% 30.33% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 42
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£313 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +17.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £35.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
330 300 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 43.88% 42.43% 44.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 161 115
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £35.00 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +3 41 £350 -12.50% 42
Peterborough -7 9 £275 -24.65% 13
Huntingdon 0 1 - - 2
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 43 (30.07%) SQL Server
2 38 (26.57%) Oracle
3 29 (20.28%) JavaScript
4 28 (19.58%) HTML
5 26 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 24 (16.78%) .NET
6 24 (16.78%) XML
7 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (14.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (14.69%) C#
9 20 (13.99%) Linux
9 20 (13.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (13.29%) Python
10 19 (13.29%) Java
10 19 (13.29%) Finance
11 17 (11.89%) Windows
11 17 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (11.19%) E-Commerce
12 16 (11.19%) CSS
13 15 (10.49%) T-SQL
13 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
14 14 (9.79%) OO
15 13 (9.09%) Project Management
15 13 (9.09%) jQuery
15 13 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (8.39%) WCF
16 12 (8.39%) Relational Database
16 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (8.39%) ETL
16 12 (8.39%) ITIL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (4.90%) Apache
2 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.20%) IIS
3 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.40%) nginx
5 2 (1.40%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.40%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.40%) SAS
5 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.70%) CMS
6 1 (0.70%) Documentum
6 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.70%) Node.js
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.70%) Confluence
6 1 (0.70%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.90%) MS Office
3 5 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.70%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.10%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.70%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.20%) Intranet
1 6 (4.20%) Internet
2 5 (3.50%) Firewall
2 5 (3.50%) SAN
3 4 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (2.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (2.80%) DHCP
3 4 (2.80%) HTTP
3 4 (2.80%) DNS
3 4 (2.80%) LAN
3 4 (2.80%) WAN
4 1 (0.70%) Wireless
4 1 (0.70%) SSH
4 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.07%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (13.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (8.39%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (7.69%) RDBMS
7 9 (6.29%) Hadoop
8 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.90%) Data Mining
9 7 (4.90%) MySQL
9 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.20%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (4.20%) FileMaker
11 5 (3.50%) OLAP
12 4 (2.80%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 11 (7.69%) JIRA
2 9 (6.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.40%) Subversion
5 2 (1.40%) NUnit
6 1 (0.70%) Maven
6 1 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.70%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.10%) Retail
4 2 (1.40%) Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (40.56%) Developer
2 37 (25.87%) Analyst
3 14 (9.79%) Data Analyst
4 12 (8.39%) DBA
4 12 (8.39%) Administrator
5 11 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.99%) C# Developer
6 10 (6.99%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.29%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Python Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Consultant
8 7 (4.90%) SQL DBA
9 5 (3.50%) Database Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Systems Support
9 5 (3.50%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Business Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.58%) HTML
2 24 (16.78%) .NET
2 24 (16.78%) XML
3 16 (11.19%) CSS
4 13 (9.09%) jQuery
5 12 (8.39%) WCF
5 12 (8.39%) .NET Framework
6 9 (6.29%) Web Services
6 9 (6.29%) XHTML
7 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET
7 8 (5.59%) Spring
8 6 (4.20%) JSP
8 6 (4.20%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.50%) Ajax
9 5 (3.50%) Struts
9 5 (3.50%) Django
10 4 (2.80%) ODBC
10 4 (2.80%) JDBC
10 4 (2.80%) Application Packaging
11 3 (2.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.90%) NHS
2 7 (4.90%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.80%) Data Extraction
4 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.80%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.70%) Replication
5 1 (0.70%) Streaming Media
5 1 (0.70%) IPTV
5 1 (0.70%) LIMS
5 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.99%) Linux
2 17 (11.89%) Windows
3 6 (4.20%) UNIX
4 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.80%) Debian
5 3 (2.10%) Fedora
6 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.70%) AIX
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (11.19%) E-Commerce
4 14 (9.79%) OO
5 13 (9.09%) Project Management
6 12 (8.39%) ETL
6 12 (8.39%) ITIL
6 12 (8.39%) MVC
7 11 (7.69%) Scrum
7 11 (7.69%) OOD
7 11 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 10 (6.99%) Data Analysis
9 8 (5.59%) Change Management
10 7 (4.90%) TDD
10 7 (4.90%) Load Testing
11 6 (4.20%) Manual Testing
11 6 (4.20%) Reverse Engineering
11 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2
12 5 (3.50%) Migration
12 5 (3.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.28%) JavaScript
2 21 (14.69%) C#
3 19 (13.29%) Python
3 19 (13.29%) Java
4 15 (10.49%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.90%) C++
6 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.10%) C
9 2 (1.40%) VBA
9 2 (1.40%) VB
9 2 (1.40%) Delphi
9 2 (1.40%) Pascal
9 2 (1.40%) Ruby
10 1 (0.70%) X++
10 1 (0.70%) VB6
10 1 (0.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.70%) PHP
10 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.90%) Degree
2 4 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.80%) CCNA
3 2 (1.40%) ISEB
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) MCSE
4 1 (0.70%) MCSA
4 1 (0.70%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.99%) QA
2 5 (3.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) CDISC
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.50%) Varnish
3 4 (2.80%) vSphere
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 38 (26.57%) Oracle
2 26 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.69%) VMware
4 8 (5.59%) HP
5 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.90%) Business Objects
6 6 (4.20%) Dell
6 6 (4.20%) Perforce
7 4 (2.80%) WorldPay
7 4 (2.80%) F5
7 4 (2.80%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.80%) EMC
7 4 (2.80%) Cisco
7 4 (2.80%) Adobe
8 3 (2.10%) Google
8 3 (2.10%) IBM
8 3 (2.10%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.40%) NetApp
10 1 (0.70%) Temenos
10 1 (0.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
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