Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the 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 (Structured Query Language)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 74 113 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 11.88% 14.52% 11.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.26% 29.89% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 74 66
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +8.53% -7.86%
10th Percentile £205 £233 £209
90th Percentile £494 £446 £388
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £338 £350 £330
% change year-on-year -3.57% +6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Cambridge median hourly rate £38.75 £46.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.22% +249.06% -62.14%
10th Percentile £24.13 £45.13 £7.98
90th Percentile £42.50 £48.38 £23.48
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £39.30 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.58% +124.57% -50.00%

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 305 378 383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 48.96% 48.59% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 220 287
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -0.28%
10th Percentile £215 £264 £250
90th Percentile £494 £500 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £379 £350
% change year-on-year -7.59% +8.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 36 20
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £32.75 £23.00 £9.18
90th Percentile £47.60 £50.63 £45.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - -3.85%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Cambridge

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Cambridge

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Cambridge

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Cambridge

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.03%) C#
2 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.68%) .NET
3 19 (25.68%) Oracle
3 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
3 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.62%) MVC
5 13 (17.57%) REST
6 12 (16.22%) ERP
6 12 (16.22%) TDD
6 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.86%) NoSQL
7 11 (14.86%) HTML
7 11 (14.86%) Java
8 10 (13.51%) XML
8 10 (13.51%) Finance
8 10 (13.51%) MongoDB
8 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
8 10 (13.51%) jQuery
8 10 (13.51%) Spring
8 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (12.16%) BDD
9 9 (12.16%) OO
10 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (10.81%) Mercurial
10 8 (10.81%) JSON

SQL
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 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) Moodle
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (4.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (1.35%) SAP MDG
5 1 (1.35%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.70%) GitHub
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Veeva
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) DHCP
1 1 (1.35%) DNS
1 1 (1.35%) Firewall
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
1 1 (1.35%) Skype
1 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) NoSQL
3 10 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (4.05%) DTS
9 3 (4.05%) MySQL
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (4.05%) Power BI
9 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.81%) Mercurial
3 7 (9.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (9.46%) IntelliJ
3 7 (9.46%) JUnit
3 7 (9.46%) Maven
3 7 (9.46%) Mockito
3 7 (9.46%) WebStorm
4 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.70%) JIRA
5 2 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.35%) Selenium
6 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.35%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.35%) TestRail
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (40.54%) Developer
2 10 (13.51%) Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.11%) DBA
5 5 (6.76%) SQL DBA
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.05%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Report Developer
7 3 (4.05%) SSRS Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Data Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) IT Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) ITSM Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 2 (2.70%) SSRS Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) REST
3 11 (14.86%) HTML
4 10 (13.51%) jQuery
4 10 (13.51%) Spring
4 10 (13.51%) XML
5 8 (10.81%) JSON
6 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
6 7 (9.46%) Hibernate
6 7 (9.46%) HTML5
6 7 (9.46%) JPA
6 7 (9.46%) XML Schema
7 6 (8.11%) Web Services
8 5 (6.76%) WPF
9 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.41%) CSS
10 3 (4.05%) MyBatis
10 3 (4.05%) Spring Boot
10 3 (4.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.05%) Clustering
2 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.70%) Life Science
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.35%) Solaris
4 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.62%) MVC
3 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (16.22%) ERP
3 12 (16.22%) TDD
4 9 (12.16%) BDD
4 9 (12.16%) OO
5 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.46%) BPMN
6 7 (9.46%) Domain-Driven Design
6 7 (9.46%) Information Security
6 7 (9.46%) Open Source
6 7 (9.46%) Scrum
7 6 (8.11%) ETL
7 6 (8.11%) Migration
8 5 (6.76%) Analytics
8 5 (6.76%) SDLC
8 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.41%) API Design
9 4 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.03%) C#
3 11 (14.86%) Java
4 7 (9.46%) Groovy
4 7 (9.46%) Python
4 7 (9.46%) Scala
5 6 (8.11%) C
6 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.41%) C++
7 4 (5.41%) Perl
7 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.70%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.35%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.35%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.35%) F#
10 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.70%) MCSE
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) OCP
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) GxP
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) HDFS
1 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Ansible
1 2 (2.70%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
1 2 (2.70%) Salt
2 1 (1.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
1 19 (25.68%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) JD Edwards
3 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.05%) VMware
4 2 (2.70%) Cognos
4 2 (2.70%) Informatica
4 2 (2.70%) Remedy
4 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.35%) Embarcadero
5 1 (1.35%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.35%) Mercator
5 1 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.35%) Tableau
5 1 (1.35%) Talend
5 1 (1.35%) Teradata
5 1 (1.35%) webMethods
5 1 (1.35%) Zend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Rate: Good Day Rate Based on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago