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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 71 68 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.51% 13.41% 10.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.27% 27.09% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 37
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £217 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.66%
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
220 251 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 60.44% 49.51% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 193 157
Median daily rate £383 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £264 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £29.75 £43.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 58 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
3 33 (29.20%) Oracle
4 30 (26.55%) T-SQL
5 26 (23.01%) JavaScript
6 25 (22.12%) .NET
7 23 (20.35%) Windows
7 23 (20.35%) Open Source
8 22 (19.47%) Linux
8 22 (19.47%) PL/SQL
9 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET
9 21 (18.58%) Microsoft
10 20 (17.70%) ITIL
10 20 (17.70%) Unix
11 19 (16.81%) C#
11 19 (16.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (15.93%) HTML
12 18 (15.93%) Java
13 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (14.16%) REST
14 15 (13.27%) XML
14 15 (13.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (13.27%) Degree
15 14 (12.39%) TDD
15 14 (12.39%) Python
16 13 (11.50%) OO
16 13 (11.50%) CSS
16 13 (11.50%) MVC
16 13 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (11.50%) Shell Script

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 9 (7.96%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.31%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.77%) IIS
3 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.42%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.65%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) Firewall
2 11 (9.73%) DNS
2 11 (9.73%) SAN
3 4 (3.54%) SSL
4 2 (1.77%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.77%) VPN
4 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.88%) DHCP
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (13.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (10.62%) NoSQL
6 11 (9.73%) MongoDB
7 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database
7 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (6.19%) QlikView
9 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (4.42%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (3.54%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.54%) MySQL
11 4 (3.54%) OLAP
11 4 (3.54%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.62%) JIRA
3 10 (8.85%) Visual Studio
4 8 (7.08%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.31%) Maven
6 4 (3.54%) Gerrit
6 4 (3.54%) JUnit
6 4 (3.54%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.54%) Mockito
7 3 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.65%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.65%) Selenium
7 3 (2.65%) Subversion
7 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.65%) WebStorm
8 2 (1.77%) Ant
8 2 (1.77%) NUnit
8 2 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.77%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.77%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (8.85%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.54%) Back Office
3 4 (3.54%) Front Office
4 3 (2.65%) Advertising
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (46.90%) Developer
2 18 (15.93%) .NET Developer
2 18 (15.93%) Administrator
3 13 (11.50%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (10.62%) Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) SQL Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.19%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (6.19%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.19%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.42%) Architect
9 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.42%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (4.42%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.12%) .NET
2 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET
3 18 (15.93%) HTML
4 16 (14.16%) REST
5 15 (13.27%) XML
6 13 (11.50%) CSS
7 12 (10.62%) HTML5
7 12 (10.62%) jQuery
8 11 (9.73%) .NET Framework
8 11 (9.73%) AngularJS
8 11 (9.73%) Spring
9 10 (8.85%) Web Services
10 7 (6.19%) SOAP
11 6 (5.31%) JSON
11 6 (5.31%) RESTful
12 5 (4.42%) CSS3
12 5 (4.42%) Ember.js
12 5 (4.42%) Node.js
12 5 (4.42%) React
12 5 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) Biology
2 6 (5.31%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.31%) iPad
2 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.42%) Informatics
3 5 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.77%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.77%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.35%) Windows
2 22 (19.47%) Linux
3 20 (17.70%) Unix
4 12 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.62%) Solaris
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.88%) CentOS
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.35%) Open Source
3 20 (17.70%) ITIL
4 14 (12.39%) TDD
5 13 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (11.50%) MVC
5 13 (11.50%) OO
5 13 (11.50%) Scrum
6 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (10.62%) High Availability
6 12 (10.62%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (10.62%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (9.73%) Change Control
7 11 (9.73%) Load Balancing
8 10 (8.85%) Configuration Management
8 10 (8.85%) Incident Management
8 10 (8.85%) SOA
9 9 (7.96%) ETL
10 8 (7.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.55%) T-SQL
2 26 (23.01%) JavaScript
3 22 (19.47%) PL/SQL
4 19 (16.81%) C#
5 18 (15.93%) Java
6 14 (12.39%) Python
7 13 (11.50%) Shell Script
8 11 (9.73%) Perl
9 7 (6.19%) C
10 5 (4.42%) Groovy
11 4 (3.54%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.65%) Scala
12 3 (2.65%) VBA
13 2 (1.77%) C++
13 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.77%) VB
14 1 (0.88%) PHP
14 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.88%) VC++
14 1 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) ISEB
3 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.88%) MCSA
6 1 (0.88%) MCSE
6 1 (0.88%) OCP
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PhD
6 1 (0.88%) VCP5
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) iptables
2 10 (8.85%) Postfix
2 10 (8.85%) Sendmail
2 10 (8.85%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (8.85%) vSphere
3 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.77%) Docker
5 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) Nagios
2 12 (10.62%) OSSEC
2 12 (10.62%) Puppet
3 10 (8.85%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.88%) Oozie
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (29.20%) Oracle
2 21 (18.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.62%) HP
3 12 (10.62%) Red Hat
4 11 (9.73%) EMC
4 11 (9.73%) LogRhythm
4 11 (9.73%) SolarWinds
4 11 (9.73%) Splunk
4 11 (9.73%) TippingPoint
5 10 (8.85%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.54%) JD Edwards
6 4 (3.54%) SAP
6 4 (3.54%) VMware
7 2 (1.77%) webMethods
8 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.88%) Cognos
8 1 (0.88%) Dell
8 1 (0.88%) Informatica
8 1 (0.88%) Unisys
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago