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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 103 99 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.92% 13.51% 13.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.55% 28.70% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 48 53
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £233 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £39.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.56% +132.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £28.92 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £39.00 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -10.00%
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
307 345 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.49% 47.07% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 132 144
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 61
Average hourly rate £57.50 £41.00 £39.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.24% +4.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £30.45 £22.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 52 £330 +13.79% 69
Peterborough +7 26 £315 -10.00% 15
Huntingdon +1 4 £375 - 2
St Neots 0 1 £200 -30.43%
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 110 (47.62%) .NET
2 70 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 67 (29.00%) Oracle
4 61 (26.41%) C#
5 56 (24.24%) Visual Studio
6 54 (23.38%) Windows
7 50 (21.65%) Git (software)
8 47 (20.35%) .NET Framework
9 46 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (17.75%) Perl
10 41 (17.75%) SQL Server
11 40 (17.32%) HTML
11 40 (17.32%) ASP.NET
11 40 (17.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 39 (16.88%) Automated Testing
12 39 (16.88%) Linux
13 38 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (16.02%) UNIX
14 37 (16.02%) Java
15 36 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (15.15%) Configuration Management
17 34 (14.72%) Maven
17 34 (14.72%) Release Management
17 34 (14.72%) TeamCity
17 34 (14.72%) SSDT
17 34 (14.72%) MSBuild
18 33 (14.29%) Red Gate
19 32 (13.85%) Automation Testing
20 31 (13.42%) Gradle
20 31 (13.42%) Artifactory

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 20 (8.66%) Tomcat
2 18 (7.79%) WebLogic
3 11 (4.76%) Apache
4 10 (4.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.87%) Node.js
9 1 (0.43%) Documentum
9 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.43%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.30%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) Mingle
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) SPSS
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.30%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.30%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.87%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.60%) DHCP
1 6 (2.60%) DNS
2 4 (1.73%) Internet
2 4 (1.73%) SAN
3 3 (1.30%) Firewall
3 3 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.87%) SMTP
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.72%) SSDT
3 24 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (8.66%) MySQL
5 18 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (7.79%) Oracle Database
6 14 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (4.33%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (3.46%) DB2
10 8 (3.46%) DataStage
11 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (2.16%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (24.24%) Visual Studio
2 50 (21.65%) Git (software)
3 40 (17.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (14.72%) Maven
4 34 (14.72%) TeamCity
4 34 (14.72%) MSBuild
5 31 (13.42%) Gradle
5 31 (13.42%) Artifactory
5 31 (13.42%) Octopus Deploy
5 31 (13.42%) NuGet
6 13 (5.63%) JIRA
7 8 (3.46%) Selenium
8 7 (3.03%) Subversion
9 6 (2.60%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (2.16%) NUnit
11 4 (1.73%) JMeter
11 4 (1.73%) JUnit
11 4 (1.73%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.30%) CruiseControl
General
1 26 (11.26%) Finance
2 9 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.46%) Advertising
4 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.87%) Back Office
5 2 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Military
6 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (42.42%) Developer
2 41 (17.75%) .NET Developer
3 34 (14.72%) Analyst
4 31 (13.42%) Build and Release Engineer
4 31 (13.42%) Build Engineer
4 31 (13.42%) Release Engineer
5 25 (10.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (10.39%) C# Developer
7 22 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (8.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (7.36%) Architect
10 14 (6.06%) Java Architect
11 13 (5.63%) DBA
12 12 (5.19%) Administrator
12 12 (5.19%) SQL DBA
12 12 (5.19%) PHP Developer
13 11 (4.76%) Programmer
14 10 (4.33%) Web Developer
15 9 (3.90%) Business Analyst
16 8 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (47.62%) .NET
2 47 (20.35%) .NET Framework
3 40 (17.32%) HTML
3 40 (17.32%) ASP.NET
4 27 (11.69%) J2EE
4 27 (11.69%) CSS
5 25 (10.82%) J2SE
6 22 (9.52%) jQuery
7 18 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (6.93%) HTML5
9 10 (4.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (4.33%) LAMP
10 9 (3.90%) Web Services
10 9 (3.90%) Ajax
10 9 (3.90%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.46%) WCF
12 7 (3.03%) ADO.NET
12 7 (3.03%) CSS3
13 6 (2.60%) CGI
14 4 (1.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.33%) Clustering
3 9 (3.90%) Open Source
3 9 (3.90%) User Experience
4 6 (2.60%) Kindle
4 6 (2.60%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.16%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.73%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.73%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.30%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.30%) Statistics
7 3 (1.30%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.87%) PKI
8 2 (0.87%) GIS
8 2 (0.87%) NHS
9 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.38%) Windows
2 39 (16.88%) Linux
3 38 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (16.02%) UNIX
5 20 (8.66%) Solaris
6 18 (7.79%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.30%) Debian
10 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.87%) Android
10 2 (0.87%) CentOS
10 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.43%) AIX
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.43%) Gentoo
11 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.88%) Automated Testing
3 36 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 34 (14.72%) Release Management
6 32 (13.85%) Automation Testing
7 28 (12.12%) MVC
8 27 (11.69%) OO
9 26 (11.26%) UML
10 23 (9.96%) Multithreading
11 22 (9.52%) Scrum
12 21 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 14 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (5.63%) Migration
15 11 (4.76%) Load Balancing
16 10 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
16 10 (4.33%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (4.33%) TDD
17 9 (3.90%) ERP
17 9 (3.90%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.41%) C#
2 41 (17.75%) Perl
3 37 (16.02%) Java
4 30 (12.99%) JavaScript
5 27 (11.69%) PL/SQL
6 13 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.63%) PHP
7 12 (5.19%) Tcl
8 6 (2.60%) Korn
8 6 (2.60%) Ruby
8 6 (2.60%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.16%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.73%) Python
10 4 (1.73%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.30%) C++
11 3 (1.30%) LINC
12 2 (0.87%) VB
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
13 1 (0.43%) Groovy
13 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.33%) Degree
4 5 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.30%) ISEB
6 3 (1.30%) CCNA
6 3 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.30%) MCITP
6 3 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.87%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.87%) OCP
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.87%) RHCE
8 1 (0.43%) PMP
8 1 (0.43%) MCSE
8 1 (0.43%) MCSA
8 1 (0.43%) MCTS
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.46%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.73%) QA
2 4 (1.73%) SLA
3 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.60%) vSphere
3 2 (0.87%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.30%) SCCM
2 2 (0.87%) OpenSSO
2 2 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.87%) SCOM
3 1 (0.43%) Nagios
3 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 67 (29.00%) Oracle
3 33 (14.29%) Red Gate
4 19 (8.23%) Sun
5 16 (6.93%) Atlassian
6 12 (5.19%) VMware
7 8 (3.46%) IBM
8 7 (3.03%) Unisys
8 7 (3.03%) Sybase
9 6 (2.60%) EMC
10 5 (2.16%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.73%) F5
11 4 (1.73%) Cisco
11 4 (1.73%) HP
12 3 (1.30%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.30%) SAP
13 2 (0.87%) 3PAR
13 2 (0.87%) JBoss
13 2 (0.87%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.87%) Dell
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