Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 20 November 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 141 162 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.97% 14.62% 11.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.49% 29.14% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 96 122
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £195 £171 £263
90th Percentile £476 £488 £438
East of England median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.77% -3.33% +16.88%
10th Percentile £16.15 £41.25 £30.25
90th Percentile £37.55 £47.28 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -35.00% +23.08% +4.84%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 627 556 776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.34% 50.18% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 270 473
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £284 £233 £263
90th Percentile £486 £488 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 51 46
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% -4.12%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 64 £400 +14.29% 31
Peterborough -1 50 £300 -11.76% 15
Huntingdon -7 3 £280 +2.07% 3
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 49 (34.75%) .NET
2 37 (26.24%) C#
3 36 (25.53%) Oracle
4 34 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (21.99%) SQL Server
6 30 (21.28%) Git (software)
7 27 (19.15%) PL/SQL
7 27 (19.15%) Java
8 24 (17.02%) Web Services
9 21 (14.89%) Windows
10 19 (13.48%) JBoss
11 18 (12.77%) SDLC
12 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
12 17 (12.06%) Finance
13 16 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (11.35%) SOAP
13 16 (11.35%) Visual Studio
13 16 (11.35%) C++
14 15 (10.64%) Linux
14 15 (10.64%) Maven
14 15 (10.64%) JSON
14 15 (10.64%) WPF
15 14 (9.93%) Software Engineering
15 14 (9.93%) XML
16 13 (9.22%) Migration
16 13 (9.22%) J2EE
16 13 (9.22%) Data Analysis
17 12 (8.51%) TDD
17 12 (8.51%) jQuery
17 12 (8.51%) Python

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 19 (13.48%) JBoss
2 11 (7.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (7.80%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.80%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.67%) Confluence
4 6 (4.26%) Apache
4 6 (4.26%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.55%) IIS
6 4 (2.84%) Mule
7 3 (2.13%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.42%) CMS
8 2 (1.42%) Drupal
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.42%) SAS
8 2 (1.42%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) ResourceLink
2 4 (2.84%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.42%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.42%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.42%) Raiser's Edge
3 2 (1.42%) Unica
4 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.42%) Data Lake Analytics
3 2 (1.42%) GitHub
3 2 (1.42%) SaaS
3 2 (1.42%) Veeva
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.71%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) SMS
2 2 (1.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.42%) SNMP
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) Network Security
3 1 (0.71%) SAN
3 1 (0.71%) VPN
3 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.80%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.80%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (7.09%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 9 (6.38%) Cognos Report Studio
5 9 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (5.67%) Big Data
7 7 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.96%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.26%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (2.84%) SQLite
10 3 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (2.13%) Mahout
10 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.35%) Visual Studio
3 15 (10.64%) Maven
4 12 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (7.80%) JUnit
6 10 (7.09%) JIRA
7 9 (6.38%) Jenkins
7 9 (6.38%) SoapUI
8 6 (4.26%) Mercurial
9 5 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.84%) NUnit
11 3 (2.13%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.42%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.42%) Mockito
12 2 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.42%) WebStorm
13 1 (0.71%) MorphX
13 1 (0.71%) PhpStorm
13 1 (0.71%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.55%) Marketing
4 3 (2.13%) Electronics
4 3 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (48.94%) Developer
2 29 (20.57%) Analyst
3 22 (15.60%) .NET Developer
4 17 (12.06%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (12.06%) C# Developer
5 15 (10.64%) SQL Developer
6 14 (9.93%) Software Engineer
7 13 (9.22%) Data Analyst
8 12 (8.51%) Applications Support
9 10 (7.09%) Java Developer
10 9 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Cognos Developer
11 8 (5.67%) Applications Engineer
11 8 (5.67%) C# WCF Developer
11 8 (5.67%) Python Developer
11 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (5.67%) WCF Developer
12 7 (4.96%) Applications Support Engineer
12 7 (4.96%) C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (4.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.75%) .NET
2 24 (17.02%) Web Services
3 16 (11.35%) SOAP
4 15 (10.64%) JSON
4 15 (10.64%) WPF
5 14 (9.93%) XML
6 13 (9.22%) J2EE
7 12 (8.51%) jQuery
8 11 (7.80%) Spring
9 10 (7.09%) .NET Framework
9 10 (7.09%) HTML
9 10 (7.09%) REST
10 9 (6.38%) RESTful
11 8 (5.67%) NHibernate
11 8 (5.67%) WCF
11 8 (5.67%) WinForms
12 4 (2.84%) CSS
12 4 (2.84%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.84%) Qt
12 4 (2.84%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.13%) CAN bus
5 3 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.71%) CMDB
6 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.71%) Robotics
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.89%) Windows
2 15 (10.64%) Linux
3 7 (4.96%) Unix
3 7 (4.96%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.77%) SDLC
3 14 (9.93%) Software Engineering
4 13 (9.22%) Data Analysis
4 13 (9.22%) Migration
5 12 (8.51%) SOA
5 12 (8.51%) TDD
6 11 (7.80%) ITIL
6 11 (7.80%) Scrum
7 10 (7.09%) API Development
7 10 (7.09%) ETL
7 10 (7.09%) Kanban
8 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.38%) Defect Management
8 9 (6.38%) OOP
9 8 (5.67%) CRM
9 8 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.96%) Analytics
10 7 (4.96%) ERP
10 7 (4.96%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.24%) C#
2 27 (19.15%) Java
2 27 (19.15%) PL/SQL
3 16 (11.35%) C++
4 12 (8.51%) Python
5 11 (7.80%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.67%) C
7 6 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.55%) Scala
9 4 (2.84%) PHP
10 3 (2.13%) Cython
10 3 (2.13%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.13%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.13%) Perl
10 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.42%) COBOL
11 2 (1.42%) R
11 2 (1.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) Degree
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.71%) ISEB
5 1 (0.71%) MCSA
5 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) SLA
2 8 (5.67%) Data Quality
3 6 (4.26%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.13%) HDFS
1 3 (2.13%) vSphere
2 2 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.42%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) vMotion
2 2 (1.42%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) Mesos
Vendors
1 36 (25.53%) Oracle
2 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.80%) IBM
4 10 (7.09%) Cognos
5 8 (5.67%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.55%) NGA Human Resources
6 5 (3.55%) Northgate
6 5 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.55%) Teradata
7 4 (2.84%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.13%) Citrix
8 3 (2.13%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.13%) Hortonworks
8 3 (2.13%) HP
8 3 (2.13%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.13%) MapR
8 3 (2.13%) NetApp
8 3 (2.13%) SAP
8 3 (2.13%) VMware
9 2 (1.42%) Alterian