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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 45 52 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.01% 15.76% 16.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.57% 31.52% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 36
Median daily rate £363 £413 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +33.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.78% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +13.63%

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
176 165 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.87% 50.00% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 86 95
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 25 (35.21%) .NET
3 23 (32.39%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (29.58%) C#
5 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
5 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (19.72%) Linux
7 12 (16.90%) Windows
7 12 (16.90%) MVC
8 11 (15.49%) Python
8 11 (15.49%) Web Services
8 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
8 11 (15.49%) Oracle
8 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (15.49%) REST
9 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
9 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
10 9 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (12.68%) Java
10 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (12.68%) WCF
11 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (11.27%) Tableau
11 8 (11.27%) XML
11 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
11 8 (11.27%) ETL
11 8 (11.27%) Finance
11 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
12 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (9.86%) Git (software)

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 3 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.23%) CMS
1 3 (4.23%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.82%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.82%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.82%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (4.23%) MySQL
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (2.82%) DTS
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (2.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.23%) JMeter
3 3 (4.23%) JUnit
3 3 (4.23%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.23%) Mockito
3 3 (4.23%) Selenium
3 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.82%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.82%) WebStorm
5 1 (1.41%) Maven
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Advertising
3 4 (5.63%) Electronics
4 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Developer
2 11 (15.49%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Report Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Python Developer
7 5 (7.04%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) DBA
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (2.82%) Principal Software Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Service Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Software Support Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.82%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) .NET
2 11 (15.49%) REST
2 11 (15.49%) Web Services
3 9 (12.68%) WCF
4 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
4 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (11.27%) XML
5 6 (8.45%) Django
6 5 (7.04%) JSON
7 4 (5.63%) HTML
7 4 (5.63%) jQuery
7 4 (5.63%) Spring
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.23%) Flask
8 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.23%) HTML5
8 3 (4.23%) JPA
8 3 (4.23%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (4.23%) SQLAlchemy
9 2 (2.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.23%) User Experience
2 2 (2.82%) Clustering
2 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.82%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.41%) Life Science
3 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.41%) Ontologies
3 1 (1.41%) Statistics
3 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Linux
2 12 (16.90%) Windows
3 5 (7.04%) Unix
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) MVC
4 8 (11.27%) ETL
4 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.45%) ERP
6 5 (7.04%) ITIL
6 5 (7.04%) OO
7 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.63%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.63%) High Availability
7 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.63%) Web Development
8 3 (4.23%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.23%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (4.23%) Load Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Open Source
8 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) C#
2 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.49%) Python
3 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
4 9 (12.68%) Java
5 4 (5.63%) PHP
5 4 (5.63%) Ruby
6 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.82%) C
7 2 (2.82%) Groovy
7 2 (2.82%) Scala
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.41%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.41%) VBA
8 1 (1.41%) XPath
8 1 (1.41%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.82%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.82%) MCSA
3 2 (2.82%) MCSE
3 2 (2.82%) OCP
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) Kibana
2 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle
3 8 (11.27%) Tableau
4 5 (7.04%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) Embarcadero
5 2 (2.82%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.82%) Talend
5 2 (2.82%) webMethods
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) Teradata
6 1 (1.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) Xamarin
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Nigel Frank International
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