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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.42% 15.00% 16.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.93% 42.86% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £325 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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
82 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.90% 35.00% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 12 19
Average daily rate £450 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.98% -18.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 29 (53.70%) PL/SQL
2 20 (37.04%) Oracle
2 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 18 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
5 16 (29.63%) Oracle BI EE
5 16 (29.63%) Finance
6 15 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (25.93%) C++
8 13 (24.07%) HTML
8 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
9 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (20.37%) Subversion
10 11 (20.37%) Ruby
10 11 (20.37%) Perl
10 11 (20.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (20.37%) Web Services
10 11 (20.37%) OO
10 11 (20.37%) Python
10 11 (20.37%) ClearCase
10 11 (20.37%) Release Management
10 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
10 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
11 9 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (16.67%) Informatica
11 9 (16.67%) Java
11 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (14.81%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
2 16 (29.63%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
5 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
5 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
6 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.85%) OLAP
8 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Subversion
1 11 (20.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 11 (20.37%) ClearCase
1 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Maven
2 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.85%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.85%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 10 (18.52%) C++ Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
6 6 (11.11%) OBIEE Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) OBIEE Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Informatica Specialist
9 2 (3.70%) Data Migration Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) HTML
2 11 (20.37%) Web Services
3 8 (14.81%) XML
4 7 (12.96%) CSS
5 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (11.11%) .NET
5 6 (11.11%) J2EE
5 6 (11.11%) DHTML
5 6 (11.11%) XSD
5 6 (11.11%) XSLT
5 6 (11.11%) Spring
5 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
6 5 (9.26%) WCF
6 5 (9.26%) jQuery
7 3 (5.56%) LINQ
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.85%) LAMP
9 1 (1.85%) JSF
9 1 (1.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) DTV
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) PDA
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) UNIX
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) OO
3 11 (20.37%) Release Management
3 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (12.96%) Validation
5 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.96%) Data Validation
6 5 (9.26%) MVC
6 5 (9.26%) TDD
6 5 (9.26%) BDD
7 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.56%) OOD
7 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.70%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.70%) ETL
8 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) PL/SQL
2 14 (25.93%) C++
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) Ruby
4 11 (20.37%) Perl
4 11 (20.37%) Python
4 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
5 9 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 6 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) VB
7 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) MCTS
3 1 (1.85%) MCITP
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) MCSA
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Netcool
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Informatica
3 3 (5.56%) Infoflex
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Zend
4 1 (1.85%) McAfee
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Veritas
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 7 days ago