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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.58% 16.99% 9.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.91% 30.95% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 2
Average daily rate £630 £430 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% +12.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
46 84 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 48.42% 54.90% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 61 8
Average daily rate £438 £458 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +47.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Workflow
7 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
8 5 (20.83%) AIX
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.83%) XML
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (16.67%) C#
9 4 (16.67%) OO
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (16.67%) Informatica
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.33%) MySQL
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.17%) Neo4j
6 1 (4.17%) OLTP
6 1 (4.17%) OrientDB
6 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.17%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.17%) EasyMock
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Applications Support
2 7 (29.17%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Support Technician
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications Functional Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) COM
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) Middleware
6 2 (8.33%) XML Schema
6 2 (8.33%) XSD
6 2 (8.33%) XSL
7 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.17%) COM+
7 1 (4.17%) EJB
7 1 (4.17%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (4.17%) Java EE
7 1 (4.17%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) WSDL
7 1 (4.17%) XForms
7 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) W3C
2 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) AIX
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Workflow
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) OOD
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Data Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) System Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) VB
5 3 (12.50%) VB6
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.33%) XPath
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Scala
7 1 (4.17%) VBScript
7 1 (4.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCAD
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSD
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) Rally