The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.57% 10.62% 17.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.99% 27.27% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 11
Average daily rate
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£408 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £585 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.30 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.60% +10.90%
SQL
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
73 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.90% 38.94% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 15 17
Average daily rate £408 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Cheltenham region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Cheltenham region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (37.50%) .NET
3 17 (35.42%) HTML
4 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 14 (29.17%) DV Cleared
5 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 13 (27.08%) CSS
6 13 (27.08%) C#
6 13 (27.08%) Windows
7 12 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.92%) Finance
8 11 (22.92%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
9 10 (20.83%) Oracle
9 10 (20.83%) T-SQL
9 10 (20.83%) Web Services
9 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
11 8 (16.67%) MySQL
12 7 (14.58%) Java
12 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.58%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (12.50%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DHCP
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (16.67%) MySQL
5 7 (14.58%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
9 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.08%) MS Access
9 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (4.17%) NUnit
3 2 (4.17%) MSTest
3 2 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.08%) FinalBuilder
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) DBA
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.17%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Server Administrator
9 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) .NET
2 17 (35.42%) HTML
3 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 13 (27.08%) CSS
5 10 (20.83%) Web Services
6 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (10.42%) XML
7 5 (10.42%) J2EE
7 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.33%) WinForms
8 4 (8.33%) WCF
8 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.25%) SignalR
9 3 (6.25%) WPF
9 3 (6.25%) Spring
9 3 (6.25%) jQuery
9 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.25%) RESTful
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.25%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) DTV
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) OO
4 4 (8.33%) MVC
4 4 (8.33%) TDD
4 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.25%) UML
5 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.17%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.17%) SDLC
6 2 (4.17%) MVVM
6 2 (4.17%) BDD
7 1 (2.08%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) C#
2 12 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.58%) Java
6 6 (12.50%) C++
7 5 (10.42%) VB
8 4 (8.33%) VB6
9 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.08%) VBA
11 1 (2.08%) VC++
11 1 (2.08%) Python
11 1 (2.08%) XAML
11 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.08%) Ruby
11 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) DV Cleared
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) MCTS
3 3 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) Firmware
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco
2 3 (6.25%) HP
2 3 (6.25%) Citrix
2 3 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Cognos
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.08%) Infragistics