Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 48 76
Rank change year-on-year -1 +28 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 13 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.84% 1.74% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.83% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 9 16
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +4.17% -3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £233 £280
90th Percentile £394 £380 £363
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £335 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +16.52% -4.17% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 666 600 903
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.09% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 304 589
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +5.92%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £244
90th Percentile £549 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 63 62
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +27.45%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.93 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +11.94% +63.41% -18.00%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Cambridge

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Cambridge

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Cambridge

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Cambridge

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (61.54%) SDLC
4 8 (61.54%) .NET
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) WCF
5 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (53.85%) SOLID
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (30.77%) WPF
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) JIRA
8 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (15.38%) RESTful
9 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (7.69%) Confluence
9 1 (7.69%) SoapUI

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Raiser's Edge
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) PhpStorm
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (30.77%) WPF
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) JSON
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) SDLC
3 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (53.85%) SOLID
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) API Development
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle