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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 25 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.08% 18.58% 23.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.30% 50.00% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £405 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £358 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £529 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £25.50 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.13%
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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
54 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.22% 37.17% 52.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 22
Average daily rate £398 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
2 21 (42.86%) .NET
3 18 (36.73%) HTML
4 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
5 14 (28.57%) C#
5 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
6 13 (26.53%) Finance
7 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.45%) PL/SQL
8 11 (22.45%) Windows
9 10 (20.41%) Oracle
9 10 (20.41%) VB
9 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
9 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (18.37%) C++
10 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (18.37%) VB6
10 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
11 8 (16.33%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (16.33%) Oracle9i Database
11 8 (16.33%) Web Services
11 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (14.29%) XML
12 7 (14.29%) COM+
12 7 (14.29%) CSS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) DHCP
1 3 (6.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
3 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (16.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.08%) MySQL
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.04%) Big Data
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.04%) MS Access
9 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) FinalBuilder
5 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
2 8 (16.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) DBA
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) OBIEE Developer
8 1 (2.04%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) .NET
2 18 (36.73%) HTML
3 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
4 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
5 8 (16.33%) Web Services
6 7 (14.29%) XML
6 7 (14.29%) COM+
6 7 (14.29%) CSS
7 6 (12.24%) XSL
7 6 (12.24%) WSDL
7 6 (12.24%) XML Schema
7 6 (12.24%) ADO.NET
8 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.16%) WinForms
10 3 (6.12%) Middleware
10 3 (6.12%) SignalR
10 3 (6.12%) WCF
11 2 (4.08%) WPF
11 2 (4.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Clustering
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
5 4 (8.16%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) CRM
6 3 (6.12%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) MVC
8 1 (2.04%) Validation
8 1 (2.04%) Migration
8 1 (2.04%) Scrum
8 1 (2.04%) Data Validation
8 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.04%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) C#
2 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
3 11 (22.45%) PL/SQL
4 10 (20.41%) VB
5 9 (18.37%) C++
5 9 (18.37%) VB6
6 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.08%) Java
9 1 (2.04%) Perl
9 1 (2.04%) VBA
9 1 (2.04%) VC++
9 1 (2.04%) Python
9 1 (2.04%) XAML
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCTS
2 3 (6.12%) MCITP
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) Firmware
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.12%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco
3 3 (6.12%) HP
3 3 (6.12%) Citrix
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.04%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.04%) Infragistics
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