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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 30 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.83% 17.21% 17.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.48% 46.67% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £421 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.97% +27.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £359 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £543 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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
69 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.92% 36.89% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 15 19
Average daily rate £399 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 28 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 23 (44.23%) .NET
3 21 (40.38%) HTML
4 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 18 (34.62%) C#
6 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
6 14 (26.92%) Finance
7 13 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 12 (23.08%) CSS
8 12 (23.08%) Windows
9 11 (21.15%) Web Services
9 11 (21.15%) PL/SQL
9 11 (21.15%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
10 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 10 (19.23%) Oracle
10 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
11 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (17.31%) C++
11 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
12 8 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (15.38%) VB
12 8 (15.38%) IIS
12 8 (15.38%) XML
12 8 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) DHCP
1 3 (5.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (13.46%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (11.54%) MySQL
7 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.92%) Big Data
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.85%) NUnit
4 2 (3.85%) MSTest
5 1 (1.92%) FinalBuilder
5 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.31%) C# Developer
3 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.69%) DBA
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) .NET
2 21 (40.38%) HTML
3 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 12 (23.08%) CSS
5 11 (21.15%) Web Services
6 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
6 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (15.38%) XML
8 7 (13.46%) COM+
9 6 (11.54%) ADO.NET
9 6 (11.54%) XSL
9 6 (11.54%) WSDL
9 6 (11.54%) XML Schema
10 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.69%) WCF
10 4 (7.69%) WinForms
11 3 (5.77%) LINQ
11 3 (5.77%) WPF
11 3 (5.77%) SignalR
11 3 (5.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 5 (9.62%) Software Delivery
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.77%) MVC
6 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) CRM
6 3 (5.77%) Patch Management
6 3 (5.77%) Scrum
7 2 (3.85%) SDLC
7 2 (3.85%) MVVM
7 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.85%) OO
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.92%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) C#
2 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
3 11 (21.15%) PL/SQL
4 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 9 (17.31%) C++
6 8 (15.38%) VB
7 7 (13.46%) VB6
8 5 (9.62%) Java
9 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.92%) VBA
11 1 (1.92%) VC++
11 1 (1.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.77%) MCTS
3 3 (5.77%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.77%) Firmware
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.77%) vSphere
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco
2 3 (5.77%) HP
2 3 (5.77%) Citrix
2 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.92%) Cognos
4 1 (1.92%) Informatica
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.92%) Infragistics
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