The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 43 58 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.29% 14.04% 13.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.86% 24.89% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 37
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.80%
SQL
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
149 233 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.50% 56.42% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 141 105
Median daily rate £350 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Cambridge region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Cambridge region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SQL.

1 39 (41.49%) SQL Server
2 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (31.91%) .NET
4 25 (26.60%) C#
5 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
6 23 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (21.28%) Linux
7 20 (21.28%) T-SQL
8 17 (18.09%) Windows
9 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
9 15 (15.96%) Web Services
9 15 (15.96%) Oracle
10 14 (14.89%) XML
10 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
10 14 (14.89%) OO
10 14 (14.89%) MVC
10 14 (14.89%) REST
11 13 (13.83%) NoSQL
11 13 (13.83%) Open Source
11 13 (13.83%) Python
11 13 (13.83%) Unix
11 13 (13.83%) ITIL
11 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (12.77%) Degree
13 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
13 11 (11.70%) ERP
13 11 (11.70%) Finance
14 10 (10.64%) Java
14 10 (10.64%) WCF

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.32%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.26%) IIS
3 3 (3.19%) CMS
4 2 (2.13%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.06%) Apache
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.06%) SAS
5 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.19%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.13%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) GitHub
2 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.19%) DNS
2 3 (3.19%) Firewall
2 3 (3.19%) SAN
3 2 (2.13%) HTTP
3 2 (2.13%) LAN
3 2 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (41.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) NoSQL
2 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.64%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (4.26%) OLAP
8 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (4.26%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (3.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.32%) JUnit
3 5 (5.32%) Mercurial
3 5 (5.32%) Mockito
4 4 (4.26%) Selenium
5 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.19%) IntelliJ
5 3 (3.19%) JIRA
5 3 (3.19%) JMeter
5 3 (3.19%) Maven
5 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.19%) WebStorm
6 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.06%) MSTest
7 1 (1.06%) NUnit
7 1 (1.06%) Subversion
7 1 (1.06%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Advertising
3 4 (4.26%) Back Office
3 4 (4.26%) Electronics
3 4 (4.26%) Front Office
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Marketing
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Developer
2 16 (17.02%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.83%) C# Developer
4 12 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Applications Support
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Administrator
8 6 (6.38%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.38%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.32%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) DBA
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Applications Support Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Python Developer
10 4 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.91%) .NET
2 15 (15.96%) Web Services
3 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
3 14 (14.89%) REST
3 14 (14.89%) XML
4 10 (10.64%) WCF
5 9 (9.57%) JSON
6 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (8.51%) HTML
6 8 (8.51%) Spring
7 7 (7.45%) jQuery
8 6 (6.38%) HTML5
9 5 (5.32%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.32%) JPA
10 4 (4.26%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.26%) CSS
10 4 (4.26%) Django
10 4 (4.26%) SOAP
11 3 (3.19%) Ajax
11 3 (3.19%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.38%) Biology
2 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.32%) Informatics
4 3 (3.19%) iPad
4 3 (3.19%) Ontologies
5 2 (2.13%) Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.13%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.13%) User Experience
5 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.06%) Life Science
6 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.06%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Linux
2 17 (18.09%) Windows
3 13 (13.83%) Unix
4 4 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.19%) Solaris
5 3 (3.19%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (14.89%) MVC
3 14 (14.89%) OO
4 13 (13.83%) ITIL
4 13 (13.83%) Open Source
5 11 (11.70%) ERP
6 10 (10.64%) TDD
7 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.51%) ETL
8 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.45%) High Availability
9 6 (6.38%) Web Development
10 5 (5.32%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (5.32%) Open Source Development
10 5 (5.32%) Virtual Environments
11 4 (4.26%) Data Management
11 4 (4.26%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) C#
2 20 (21.28%) T-SQL
3 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.83%) Python
5 10 (10.64%) Java
6 7 (7.45%) C
6 7 (7.45%) Perl
7 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.26%) VBA
9 3 (3.19%) Groovy
9 3 (3.19%) PHP
9 3 (3.19%) Ruby
9 3 (3.19%) Scala
10 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.13%) XPath
10 2 (2.13%) XQuery
11 1 (1.06%) C++
11 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) ISEB
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.13%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.13%) MCSA
4 2 (2.13%) MCSE
4 2 (2.13%) OCP
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Docker
1 3 (3.19%) iptables
1 3 (3.19%) Postfix
1 3 (3.19%) Sendmail
1 3 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (3.19%) vSphere
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Nagios
1 5 (5.32%) Puppet
2 3 (3.19%) Cobbler
2 3 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.19%) OSSEC
3 2 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.06%) Kibana
4 1 (1.06%) Oozie
Vendors
1 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle
3 6 (6.38%) JD Edwards
4 5 (5.32%) HP
4 5 (5.32%) SAP
5 3 (3.19%) EMC
5 3 (3.19%) LogRhythm
5 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.19%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.19%) Splunk
5 3 (3.19%) Tableau
5 3 (3.19%) TippingPoint
5 3 (3.19%) webMethods
6 2 (2.13%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.06%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.06%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.06%) Informatica
7 1 (1.06%) Teradata
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Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £500 - £800 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + depending on experience AND negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £550 - £800 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Premier IT
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Cambridge
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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Bluetown Online LTD
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