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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.97% 10.00% 15.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.76% 24.24% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £26.98
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -1.39%
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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
71 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.21% 41.25% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 13 16
Average daily rate £450 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.10 £36.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 20 (39.22%) PL/SQL
2 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 17 (33.33%) HTML
3 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
4 16 (31.37%) Web Services
4 16 (31.37%) DV Cleared
5 15 (29.41%) Finance
6 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
7 13 (25.49%) .NET
7 13 (25.49%) Java
7 13 (25.49%) C++
7 13 (25.49%) OO
8 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (23.53%) Oracle
8 12 (23.53%) CSS
9 11 (21.57%) C#
10 10 (19.61%) J2EE
10 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (19.61%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (17.65%) Release Management
11 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
11 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
11 9 (17.65%) TDD
11 9 (17.65%) Subversion
11 9 (17.65%) Ruby
11 9 (17.65%) Hibernate
11 9 (17.65%) Perl
11 9 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 5 (9.80%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 7 (13.73%) MySQL
5 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 9 (17.65%) ClearCase
1 9 (17.65%) Subversion
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Maven
3 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) JUnit
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.92%) MSTest
4 2 (3.92%) NUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.96%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.96%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.96%) ERwin
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Electronics
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) C++ Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Consultant
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) OBIEE Developer
8 3 (5.88%) OBIEE Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) Web Services
3 13 (25.49%) .NET
4 12 (23.53%) CSS
5 10 (19.61%) J2EE
6 9 (17.65%) Hibernate
7 8 (15.69%) Spring
8 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
8 7 (13.73%) jQuery
9 6 (11.76%) Spring MVC
9 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (11.76%) XML
9 6 (11.76%) XSLT
10 5 (9.80%) DHTML
10 5 (9.80%) WCF
10 5 (9.80%) XSD
10 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (9.80%) LINQ
11 3 (5.88%) RESTful
12 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) DTV
2 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) PDA
3 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) UNIX
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) OO
3 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (17.65%) Release Management
5 9 (17.65%) TDD
6 7 (13.73%) BDD
6 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (13.73%) MVC
7 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.84%) OOD
7 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.88%) Data Validation
8 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.88%) UML
8 3 (5.88%) Validation
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
9 2 (3.92%) Change Management
9 2 (3.92%) Workflow
9 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) PL/SQL
2 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) C++
3 13 (25.49%) Java
4 11 (21.57%) C#
5 9 (17.65%) Python
5 9 (17.65%) Ruby
5 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 9 (17.65%) Perl
6 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) VCP4
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) MCSA
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MCTS
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Netcool
1 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) SAP
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) Informatica
3 3 (5.88%) Infoflex
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas
4 1 (1.96%) McAfee
4 1 (1.96%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
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