Period
to 23 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 103 146 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.65% 11.24% 11.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.28% 25.26% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 88 65
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% +5.36% -12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £178 £230
90th Percentile £570 £522 £491
East of England median daily rate £416 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +11.00% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £20.19 £29.07 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.54% -33.18% -3.33%
10th Percentile £14.71 £18.59 £41.25
90th Percentile £23.00 £39.74 £47.28
East of England median hourly rate £18.69 £33.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year -43.93% -7.42% +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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 484 578 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 45.36% 44.50% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 280 227
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £275 £250
90th Percentile £565 £500 £494
East of England median daily rate £435 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +4.19% +11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 75 54
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -1.19% +1.20%
10th Percentile £27.35 £32.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £54.63 £52.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -1 70 £431 +7.81% 86
Peterborough -3 17 £350 +7.69% 17
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 29 (28.16%) Oracle
2 28 (27.18%) Linux
3 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
4 23 (22.33%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (21.36%) Microsoft
6 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (18.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (18.45%) Unix
8 18 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (15.53%) ETL
9 16 (15.53%) Java
10 15 (14.56%) C#
10 15 (14.56%) Python
11 14 (13.59%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (13.59%) JIRA
12 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
12 13 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (12.62%) Windows
13 12 (11.65%) NoSQL
13 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (10.68%) Web Services
14 11 (10.68%) C++
14 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
14 11 (10.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
14 11 (10.68%) Data Analysis
15 10 (9.71%) Hadoop
15 10 (9.71%) Finance
15 10 (9.71%) T-SQL

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 6 (5.83%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.85%) SAS
2 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.88%) Apache
3 4 (3.88%) Confluence
3 4 (3.88%) Drupal
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) Documentum
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) JBoss
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.91%) SPSS
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) HipChat
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.88%) CiviCRM
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.97%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.97%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.97%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.83%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (4.85%) GitHub
3 5 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.88%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (3.88%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.94%) SaaS
5 2 (1.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) DNS
1 8 (7.77%) HTTP
1 8 (7.77%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.80%) VPN
3 6 (5.83%) Firewall
3 6 (5.83%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (3.88%) SSL
5 2 (1.94%) Internet
6 1 (0.97%) Broadband
6 1 (0.97%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.97%) SSH
6 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (18.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (13.59%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (11.65%) NoSQL
7 10 (9.71%) Hadoop
7 10 (9.71%) MySQL
8 9 (8.74%) Power BI
9 6 (5.83%) Apache Hive
9 6 (5.83%) Big Data
9 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
9 6 (5.83%) SSDT
10 5 (4.85%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (4.85%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (4.85%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (3.88%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.91%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) JIRA
2 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.71%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.85%) GitLab
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.91%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.94%) ERwin
7 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.97%) JMeter
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 11 (10.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (9.71%) Finance
3 6 (5.83%) Publishing
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (41.75%) Developer
2 20 (19.42%) Analyst
3 7 (6.80%) Consultant
4 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (5.83%) ETL Developer
4 6 (5.83%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (5.83%) SQL Developer
4 6 (5.83%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (4.85%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.88%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.88%) Data Analyst
6 4 (3.88%) Microsoft BI Consultant
6 4 (3.88%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (3.88%) Systems Support
6 4 (3.88%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (3.88%) Tableau Developer
6 4 (3.88%) Tester
6 4 (3.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) Web Services
2 10 (9.71%) .NET
2 10 (9.71%) REST
3 7 (6.80%) XML
4 5 (4.85%) HTML
4 5 (4.85%) LAMP
4 5 (4.85%) Node.js
4 5 (4.85%) Symfony
5 4 (3.88%) Apache Camel
5 4 (3.88%) Kafka
5 4 (3.88%) SOAP
5 4 (3.88%) Spring
6 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.91%) React
6 3 (2.91%) RESTful
7 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.94%) MEAN Stack
7 2 (1.94%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.83%) Over-the-Top Content
2 6 (5.83%) Wiki
3 4 (3.88%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.94%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.94%) Life Science
5 2 (1.94%) NHS
5 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.97%) Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) Derivative
6 1 (0.97%) Fintech
6 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) New Media
6 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Replication
6 1 (0.97%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.18%) Linux
2 19 (18.45%) Unix
3 13 (12.62%) Windows
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.85%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.91%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.94%) Solaris
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.97%) Android
8 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.53%) ETL
4 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
4 11 (10.68%) Data Analysis
5 10 (9.71%) CRM
5 10 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (8.74%) Analytics
6 9 (8.74%) DevOps
6 9 (8.74%) Migration
7 8 (7.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.80%) Visualisation
9 6 (5.83%) DRM
9 6 (5.83%) High Availability
9 6 (5.83%) Scrum
9 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.85%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.85%) ITSM
10 5 (4.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) Java
2 15 (14.56%) C#
2 15 (14.56%) Python
3 11 (10.68%) C++
3 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
4 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.71%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.74%) Perl
5 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.85%) C
6 5 (4.85%) PHP
7 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.91%) Java 8
7 3 (2.91%) Scala
8 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.94%) R
9 1 (0.97%) ES6
9 1 (0.97%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.94%) PhD
4 1 (0.97%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.97%) MCSE
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.97%) OCP
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.91%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) PMO
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Docker
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (5.83%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.91%) vSphere
3 3 (2.91%) XenApp
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 29 (28.16%) Oracle
2 22 (21.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.74%) Tableau
4 7 (6.80%) Talend
5 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.88%) NetApp
6 4 (3.88%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.88%) VMware
6 4 (3.88%) Wonderware
7 3 (2.91%) Citrix
7 3 (2.91%) SAP
8 2 (1.94%) Google
8 2 (1.94%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.94%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.94%) New Relic
9 1 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.97%) Infor
9 1 (0.97%) Informatica
9 1 (0.97%) RedGate
9 1 (0.97%) Xamarin