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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.92% 26.00% 17.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.18% 44.83% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 5
Average daily rate
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£381 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £325 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £23.06 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -20.47%
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
51 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.95% 58.00% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 13
Average daily rate £450 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £390 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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 19 (45.24%) PL/SQL
2 16 (38.10%) Oracle
3 12 (28.57%) Informatica
3 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 11 (26.19%) Finance
5 10 (23.81%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (19.05%) ClearCase
7 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (19.05%) DV Cleared
8 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 7 (16.67%) HTML
9 6 (14.29%) Java
9 6 (14.29%) C++
9 6 (14.29%) Perl
9 6 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (14.29%) Web Services
9 6 (14.29%) OO
9 6 (14.29%) Python
9 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.29%) Subversion
9 6 (14.29%) Ruby
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (14.29%) Release Management
9 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (11.90%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 2 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.38%) Documentum
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.38%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
5 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
5 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (2.38%) ReportNet
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.38%) MySQL
9 1 (2.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) ClearCase
2 6 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (14.29%) Subversion
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 6 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) OBIEE Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) OBIEE Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Design Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Informatica Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) CSS
4 4 (9.52%) .NET
4 4 (9.52%) J2EE
4 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (7.14%) jQuery
5 3 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 3 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (4.76%) XSD
6 2 (4.76%) XSLT
6 2 (4.76%) DHTML
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.38%) REST
7 1 (2.38%) HTML5
7 1 (2.38%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.38%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (2.38%) SCADA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (14.29%) OO
2 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) Release Management
2 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Data Validation
3 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
3 5 (11.90%) Validation
3 5 (11.90%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.52%) ETL
4 4 (9.52%) Data Mapping
5 3 (7.14%) BDD
5 3 (7.14%) TDD
5 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.14%) MVC
5 3 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) PL/SQL
2 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) C++
3 6 (14.29%) Perl
3 6 (14.29%) Python
3 6 (14.29%) Ruby
3 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VB
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCOM
1 2 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 12 (28.57%) Informatica
3 4 (9.52%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) Infoflex
5 2 (4.76%) webMethods
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Altiris
6 1 (2.38%) Zend
6 1 (2.38%) Teradata
6 1 (2.38%) Cognos
6 1 (2.38%) Siebel
6 1 (2.38%) Sybase
6 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
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