Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 66 74 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.38% 11.95% 14.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.22% 24.18% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 84
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £375 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.15% +15.07%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £280
90th Percentile £525 £525 £510
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £351 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +0.14% -12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Cambridge median hourly rate £29.07 - £45.00
10th Percentile £18.59 - £42.50
90th Percentile £39.74 - £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £29.07 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -33.18% -3.33% +2.86%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 311 306 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 48.90% 49.43% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 149 237
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.60% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £500 £501 £507
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 34
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.25 £41.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.60% -1.78% -0.59%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £33.75
90th Percentile £52.63 £59.50 £57.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £41.50

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 17 (25.76%) .NET
3 16 (24.24%) C++
3 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 15 (22.73%) Linux
5 14 (21.21%) C#
6 13 (19.70%) Oracle
7 12 (18.18%) Python
8 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 11 (16.67%) WPF
8 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (13.64%) OOP
10 9 (13.64%) HTML
10 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
10 9 (13.64%) Docker
11 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
11 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
11 8 (12.12%) WinForms
12 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
12 7 (10.61%) Java
12 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
12 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (9.09%) DevOps
13 6 (9.09%) MVVM
13 6 (9.09%) MongoDB

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 4 (6.06%) Mule
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.03%) Drupal
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.52%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) SNMP
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) Network Security
2 1 (1.52%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) SMS
2 1 (1.52%) VPN
2 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.09%) Big Data
4 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.06%) SQLite
6 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.55%) Power BI
6 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.03%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.03%) Impala
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.58%) Maven
4 4 (6.06%) NUnit
5 3 (4.55%) JIRA
6 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.52%) GoCD
7 1 (1.52%) Gradle
7 1 (1.52%) gulp
7 1 (1.52%) JUnit
7 1 (1.52%) MSTest
7 1 (1.52%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.52%) Selenium
7 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.52%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Software Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Data Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Python Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) MuleSoft Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Data Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.55%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) .NET
2 11 (16.67%) WPF
3 9 (13.64%) HTML
4 8 (12.12%) WinForms
5 4 (6.06%) Django
5 4 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (6.06%) Flask
5 4 (6.06%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (6.06%) Web Services
5 4 (6.06%) XML
6 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.03%) HTML5
6 2 (3.03%) JSON
6 2 (3.03%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (1.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.52%) CSS3
7 1 (1.52%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.52%) jQuery
7 1 (1.52%) Qt
7 1 (1.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.55%) Life Science
3 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Unix
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.55%) VMS
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
2 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (13.64%) OOP
4 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
5 6 (9.09%) DevOps
5 6 (9.09%) MVVM
6 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 4 (6.06%) ETL
7 4 (6.06%) Machine Learning
7 4 (6.06%) Project Management
7 4 (6.06%) Scrum
8 3 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.55%) ERP
8 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.55%) Physics
8 3 (4.55%) Process Improvement
8 3 (4.55%) Statistics
8 3 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) C++
2 14 (21.21%) C#
3 12 (18.18%) Python
4 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.61%) Java
6 6 (9.09%) C
6 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.55%) Embedded C++
9 3 (4.55%) Perl
10 2 (3.03%) PHP
10 2 (3.03%) VBA
11 1 (1.52%) Delphi
11 1 (1.52%) R
11 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) MCSA
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Docker
2 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) vSphere
3 2 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.03%) HDFS
4 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.55%) Mesos
1 3 (4.55%) vMotion
2 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.52%) Ansible
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) HP
3 4 (6.06%) MuleSoft
4 3 (4.55%) NetApp
4 3 (4.55%) VMware
4 3 (4.55%) webMethods
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix
5 2 (3.03%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.03%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.03%) MapR
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Teradata
6 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.52%) Capita
6 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.52%) Siemens
6 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.52%) Splunk
6 1 (1.52%) Tableau