Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 8 3
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 77 130 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.58% 10.30% 15.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.00% 24.76% 31.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 82 102
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +1.82%
10th Percentile £274 £226 £174
90th Percentile £526 £475 £475
East of England median daily rate £401 £368 £350
% change year-on-year +8.98% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.33% -16.20% +19.33%
10th Percentile £14.18 £14.55 £41.25
90th Percentile £23.00 £42.50 £48.13
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.22 £35.50
% change year-on-year -23.72% -26.14% +2.90%

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 453 525 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 38.68% 41.60% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 256 282
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +3.81%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £538 £475 £499
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 68 47
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 £40.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.07% +0.63% +1.27%
10th Percentile £25.85 £33.60 £31.70
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.83 £54.25
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +10.00% +0.63% +6.00%

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 23 September 2018.

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
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 23 September 2018. 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 -8 50 £425 +6.25% 69
Peterborough -17 13 £350 +16.67% 19
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 25 (32.47%) Linux
2 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.38%) Oracle
3 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
4 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.88%) Python
6 11 (14.29%) Unix
6 11 (14.29%) Windows
6 11 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (12.99%) Node.js
7 10 (12.99%) Docker
8 9 (11.69%) Firewall
8 9 (11.69%) ETL
8 9 (11.69%) VPN
9 8 (10.39%) DNS
9 8 (10.39%) Java
9 8 (10.39%) .NET
9 8 (10.39%) VMware
9 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
9 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.39%) Kubernetes
10 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.09%) Data Structures
10 7 (9.09%) DevOps
10 7 (9.09%) REST
10 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (9.09%) Ubuntu
10 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

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 4 (5.19%) Apache
1 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.19%) SAS
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.30%) Documentum
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.90%) SPSS
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.60%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.30%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.30%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.30%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Slack
3 2 (2.60%) GitHub
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) Firewall
1 9 (11.69%) VPN
2 8 (10.39%) DNS
3 7 (9.09%) HTTP
4 6 (7.79%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.19%) VLAN
6 3 (3.90%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.60%) DHCP
7 2 (2.60%) SSL
8 1 (1.30%) Broadband
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.30%) Internet
8 1 (1.30%) Junos
8 1 (1.30%) OpenFlow
8 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.09%) MySQL
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.90%) Big Data
8 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.60%) MS Access
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) JIRA
3 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.60%) GitLab
5 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Developer
2 17 (22.08%) Analyst
3 6 (7.79%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (6.49%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.19%) Administrator
5 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) DBA
5 4 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.90%) .NET Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Data Modeller
6 3 (3.90%) Information Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (3.90%) SQL DBA
6 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) Node.js
2 8 (10.39%) .NET
3 7 (9.09%) REST
4 6 (7.79%) React
5 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.49%) HTML
5 5 (6.49%) LAMP
5 5 (6.49%) XML
6 4 (5.19%) Kafka
6 4 (5.19%) RESTful
7 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.90%) CSS
7 3 (3.90%) jQuery
7 3 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.90%) Web Services
8 2 (2.60%) Akka
8 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.60%) Flask
8 2 (2.60%) LDAP
8 2 (2.60%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 7 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 6 (7.79%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (6.49%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.60%) Life Science
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) NHS
5 2 (2.60%) Replication
5 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Animation
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) New Media
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) Unix
2 11 (14.29%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.90%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (3.90%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.30%) Android
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) Debian
6 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.69%) ETL
2 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.09%) DevOps
4 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
4 6 (7.79%) DRM
4 6 (7.79%) High Availability
4 6 (7.79%) Migration
5 5 (6.49%) Analytics
5 5 (6.49%) Data Migration
5 5 (6.49%) Microservices
5 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.19%) Change Control
6 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.19%) Data Science
6 4 (5.19%) ERP
6 4 (5.19%) MVC
7 3 (3.90%) Conceptual Models
7 3 (3.90%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (3.90%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
2 13 (16.88%) Python
3 8 (10.39%) Java
4 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.79%) C#
5 6 (7.79%) C++
5 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.49%) C
6 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.90%) JSX
8 3 (3.90%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) ES6
9 2 (2.60%) PHP
9 2 (2.60%) Scala
9 2 (2.60%) VBA
10 1 (1.30%) R
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) PhD
2 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Docker
2 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (7.79%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (7.79%) XenApp
4 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.90%) BitLocker
5 3 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.90%) VirtualBox
5 3 (3.90%) vSphere
5 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.90%) XenServer
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.90%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.60%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.38%) Oracle
3 8 (10.39%) VMware
4 6 (7.79%) Citrix
4 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.19%) NetApp
6 3 (3.90%) Acronis
6 3 (3.90%) ESET
6 3 (3.90%) Kaspersky
6 3 (3.90%) McAfee
6 3 (3.90%) Sophos
6 3 (3.90%) Symantec
6 3 (3.90%) Veeam
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco
7 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.60%) SAP
7 2 (2.60%) Tableau
8 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.30%) IBM
8 1 (1.30%) Juniper