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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.12% 7.27% 18.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.14% 33.33% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 9
Average daily rate
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£440 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £337 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £429 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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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
84 12 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 56.38% 21.82% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 6 18
Average daily rate £478 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.19% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £330 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.27% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.38 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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 January 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 21 (43.75%) PL/SQL
2 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
3 17 (35.42%) DV Cleared
4 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) Web Services
5 13 (27.08%) HTML
5 13 (27.08%) Java
5 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 13 (27.08%) C++
5 13 (27.08%) Oracle
5 13 (27.08%) Finance
6 12 (25.00%) OO
6 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (22.92%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
8 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
8 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
8 10 (20.83%) ClearCase
8 10 (20.83%) Python
8 10 (20.83%) Perl
8 10 (20.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (20.83%) Hibernate
8 10 (20.83%) Subversion
8 10 (20.83%) Ruby
8 10 (20.83%) Release Management
8 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (18.75%) Spring
9 9 (18.75%) J2EE
10 8 (16.67%) XML
10 8 (16.67%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle BI EE
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.17%) MySQL
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.08%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 10 (20.83%) ClearCase
1 10 (20.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 10 (20.83%) Subversion
2 6 (12.50%) Maven
3 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (4.17%) JUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.08%) ERwin
6 1 (2.08%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Electronics
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Consultant
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.42%) OBIEE Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.25%) OBIEE Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Data Migration Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) Web Services
2 13 (27.08%) HTML
3 10 (20.83%) Hibernate
4 9 (18.75%) Spring
4 9 (18.75%) J2EE
5 8 (16.67%) XML
6 7 (14.58%) CSS
6 7 (14.58%) .NET
7 6 (12.50%) DHTML
7 6 (12.50%) XSD
7 6 (12.50%) XSLT
7 6 (12.50%) jQuery
7 6 (12.50%) Spring MVC
7 6 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (10.42%) WCF
9 3 (6.25%) LINQ
10 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.17%) JSF
10 2 (4.17%) JPA
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) DTV
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) PDA
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) UNIX
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) AIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) OO
2 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (20.83%) Release Management
3 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.67%) TDD
5 6 (12.50%) MVC
5 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (12.50%) BDD
6 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.25%) Data Validation
7 3 (6.25%) Validation
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.25%) OOD
8 2 (4.17%) ETL
8 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.17%) UML
8 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) PL/SQL
2 13 (27.08%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
2 13 (27.08%) C++
3 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
3 10 (20.83%) Python
3 10 (20.83%) Perl
3 10 (20.83%) Ruby
4 6 (12.50%) C#
4 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.17%) VB
5 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
2 17 (35.42%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) MCTS
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (2.08%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Informatica
2 4 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) Infoflex
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) McAfee
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Veritas
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