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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 47 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.88% 10.44% 10.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.66% 24.10% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 30
Median daily rate £350 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £248 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £379 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £46.25 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+413.88% -74.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -29.68%
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
164 166 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.93% 43.34% 49.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 127 123
Median daily rate £391 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 16
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.21%) Oracle
3 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (23.96%) .NET
5 22 (22.92%) Java
6 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 19 (19.79%) Windows
7 19 (19.79%) HTML
8 18 (18.75%) C#
8 18 (18.75%) PL/SQL
9 16 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 15 (15.63%) SOA
10 15 (15.63%) JIRA
10 15 (15.63%) jQuery
10 15 (15.63%) Git (software)
11 14 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (14.58%) Open Source
12 13 (13.54%) REST
12 13 (13.54%) Scrum
12 13 (13.54%) OO
12 13 (13.54%) XML
13 12 (12.50%) Web Services
13 12 (12.50%) Linux
13 12 (12.50%) Unix
13 12 (12.50%) Data Mining
13 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.50%) NoSQL
14 11 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (11.46%) MVC

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 6 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.17%) Node.js
2 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.13%) JBoss
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) Firewall
2 8 (8.33%) DNS
2 8 (8.33%) SAN
3 4 (4.17%) SSL
4 2 (2.08%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.08%) VPN
4 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.04%) DHCP
5 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 12 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (9.38%) MongoDB
5 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (5.21%) Power BI
7 5 (5.21%) QlikView
8 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.17%) MySQL
8 4 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.13%) Big Data
9 3 (3.13%) CouchDB
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Git (software)
1 15 (15.63%) JIRA
2 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.25%) Maven
4 5 (5.21%) Gerrit
4 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.13%) Ant
5 3 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.13%) IntelliJ
5 3 (3.13%) JUnit
5 3 (3.13%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.13%) Mockito
5 3 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.13%) TestDirector
5 3 (3.13%) WebStorm
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.08%) Robot Framework
6 2 (2.08%) Selenium
6 2 (2.08%) Subversion
6 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (46.88%) Developer
2 18 (18.75%) SQL Developer
3 15 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 14 (14.58%) Administrator
5 11 (11.46%) Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.21%) CRM Specialist
9 5 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.21%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Test Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) .NET
2 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 19 (19.79%) HTML
4 15 (15.63%) jQuery
5 13 (13.54%) REST
5 13 (13.54%) XML
6 12 (12.50%) Web Services
7 10 (10.42%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.42%) CSS
7 10 (10.42%) Spring
8 9 (9.38%) HTML5
9 7 (7.29%) J2EE
10 6 (6.25%) RESTful
10 6 (6.25%) SOAP
11 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (5.21%) WCF
11 5 (5.21%) WPF
12 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.21%) iPad
3 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.08%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.08%) Life Science
5 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.08%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Windows
2 12 (12.50%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) Unix
3 9 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (9.38%) Solaris
4 1 (1.04%) CentOS
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.63%) SOA
3 14 (14.58%) Open Source
4 13 (13.54%) OO
4 13 (13.54%) Scrum
5 11 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.46%) MVC
6 10 (10.42%) ITIL
6 10 (10.42%) TDD
7 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (8.33%) Change Control
8 8 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (8.33%) ETL
8 8 (8.33%) High Availability
8 8 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.29%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.29%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.29%) CRM
9 7 (7.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (22.92%) Java
3 18 (18.75%) C#
3 18 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 16 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.46%) Python
6 9 (9.38%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.25%) Groovy
7 6 (6.25%) Perl
8 3 (3.13%) Scala
8 3 (3.13%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.08%) C++
10 1 (1.04%) C
10 1 (1.04%) Delphi
10 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) VB
10 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) ISEB
3 3 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.04%) MCSA
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.04%) PhD
4 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) VCP5
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) iptables
2 7 (7.29%) Postfix
2 7 (7.29%) Sendmail
2 7 (7.29%) vSphere
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) Docker
4 1 (1.04%) Firmware
4 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) OSSEC
2 8 (8.33%) Nagios
2 8 (8.33%) Puppet
3 7 (7.29%) Cobbler
4 3 (3.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (3.13%) MOM
5 1 (1.04%) SCCM
5 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (30.21%) Oracle
2 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.38%) SAP
4 8 (8.33%) EMC
4 8 (8.33%) HP
4 8 (8.33%) LogRhythm
4 8 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 8 (8.33%) Splunk
4 8 (8.33%) TippingPoint
5 7 (7.29%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.17%) VMware
7 3 (3.13%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.04%) Dell
8 1 (1.04%) Facebook
8 1 (1.04%) Twitter
8 1 (1.04%) Unisys
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