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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 24 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.89% 4.31% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.74% 9.09% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.69%
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 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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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
97 55 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 64.24% 47.41% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 27 20
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £41.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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
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 17 April 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 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (34.69%) HTML
3 16 (32.65%) .NET
4 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
4 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
5 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 14 (28.57%) Web Services
5 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (26.53%) Finance
6 13 (26.53%) C#
7 11 (22.45%) C++
7 11 (22.45%) Java
7 11 (22.45%) CSS
7 11 (22.45%) Windows
8 10 (20.41%) OO
8 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
8 10 (20.41%) T-SQL
8 10 (20.41%) Oracle
9 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
9 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (16.33%) MySQL
10 8 (16.33%) XML
11 7 (14.29%) J2EE
11 7 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (12.24%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
3 8 (16.33%) MySQL
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
9 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.04%) Star Schema
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (12.24%) ClearCase
1 6 (12.24%) Subversion
1 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.12%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 2 (4.08%) MSTest
5 2 (4.08%) NUnit
6 1 (2.04%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.04%) ERwin
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Senior Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Consultant
3 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C++ Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) OBIEE Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) DBA
9 2 (4.08%) Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (4.08%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) HTML
2 16 (32.65%) .NET
3 14 (28.57%) Web Services
4 11 (22.45%) CSS
5 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
6 8 (16.33%) XML
7 7 (14.29%) J2EE
7 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (12.24%) XSLT
8 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
8 6 (12.24%) WCF
9 5 (10.20%) LINQ
9 5 (10.20%) jQuery
9 5 (10.20%) DHTML
9 5 (10.20%) Spring
9 5 (10.20%) XSD
10 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.12%) RESTful
10 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.04%) DTV
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) PDA
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%) UNIX
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.20%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) OO
3 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.24%) TDD
5 6 (12.24%) Release Management
6 4 (8.16%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.16%) BDD
6 4 (8.16%) MVC
6 4 (8.16%) OOD
6 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.16%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) UML
8 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.08%) Validation
8 2 (4.08%) Scrum
8 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
1 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
2 13 (26.53%) C#
3 11 (22.45%) C++
3 11 (22.45%) Java
4 10 (20.41%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.24%) Perl
5 6 (12.24%) Python
5 6 (12.24%) Ruby
5 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) VB
7 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCTS
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Netcool
1 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Informatica
4 1 (2.04%) Veritas
4 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.04%) McAfee
4 1 (2.04%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Cognos
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