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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 25 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.13% 5.50% 10.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.25% 12.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 6
Average daily rate
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£415 £438 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £438 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
99 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 63.87% 45.87% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 21 18
Average daily rate £438 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 18 (34.62%) HTML
3 17 (32.69%) .NET
3 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
4 16 (30.77%) DV Cleared
5 15 (28.85%) Windows
6 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 13 (25.00%) Web Services
7 13 (25.00%) CSS
8 12 (23.08%) C#
9 11 (21.15%) Java
9 11 (21.15%) Finance
10 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (19.23%) C++
10 10 (19.23%) T-SQL
10 10 (19.23%) OO
10 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.38%) Linux
12 8 (15.38%) MySQL
12 8 (15.38%) Oracle
12 8 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
13 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (13.46%) J2EE
13 7 (13.46%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) DHCP
1 3 (5.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) MySQL
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) ClearCase
1 6 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (11.54%) Subversion
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.77%) Maven
2 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.85%) NUnit
3 2 (3.85%) JUnit
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.85%) MSTest
4 1 (1.92%) ERwin
4 1 (1.92%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.92%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Senior Developer
2 9 (17.31%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) OBIEE Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.85%) DBA
8 2 (3.85%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) HTML
2 17 (32.69%) .NET
3 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (25.00%) Web Services
3 13 (25.00%) CSS
4 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (13.46%) J2EE
5 7 (13.46%) XML
6 6 (11.54%) Hibernate
7 5 (9.62%) Spring
7 5 (9.62%) jQuery
8 4 (7.69%) XSLT
8 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.69%) WCF
9 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.77%) RESTful
9 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.77%) SignalR
9 3 (5.77%) Spring MVC
9 3 (5.77%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) PDA
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.92%) DTV
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.38%) Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.62%) UNIX
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.23%) OO
3 8 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.54%) TDD
5 6 (11.54%) Release Management
6 4 (7.69%) MVC
6 4 (7.69%) OOD
6 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.69%) BDD
6 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.77%) Software Delivery
7 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) UML
8 2 (3.85%) Scrum
8 2 (3.85%) Change Management
8 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.85%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 12 (23.08%) C#
3 11 (21.15%) Java
4 10 (19.23%) C++
4 10 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.54%) Python
5 6 (11.54%) Perl
5 6 (11.54%) Ruby
5 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.69%) VB
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.85%) VB6
9 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) Degree
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.69%) MCTS
4 4 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.77%) vSphere
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Firmware
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.92%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
3 4 (7.69%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.85%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Cognos
6 1 (1.92%) McAfee
6 1 (1.92%) Informatica
6 1 (1.92%) Veritas
6 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.92%) Infragistics
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