Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 10 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 92 138 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.80% 9.67% 14.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 22.04% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 90 100
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -4.41% -2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £195 £169
90th Percentile £540 £476 £488
East of England median daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -59.77% -3.33%
East of England median hourly rate £18.69 £26.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -28.13% -35.00% +23.08%

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 506 626 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 42.88% 43.87% 50.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 300 281
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £374 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.17% -3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £250
90th Percentile £550 £485 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 80 52
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.75 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% -1.84%
10th Percentile £33.63 £32.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -1 59 £425 +6.25% 87
Peterborough -11 15 £350 +16.67% 21
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 32 (34.78%) Linux
2 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.74%) Oracle
4 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
5 17 (18.48%) Python
6 16 (17.39%) Java
6 16 (17.39%) Unix
7 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
7 15 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (14.13%) Windows
9 13 (14.13%) JIRA
9 13 (14.13%) Computer Science
10 12 (13.04%) Web Services
10 12 (13.04%) C++
11 11 (11.96%) C#
11 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
11 11 (11.96%) NoSQL
11 11 (11.96%) DevOps
12 10 (10.87%) Docker
12 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (10.87%) REST
12 10 (10.87%) ETL
13 9 (9.78%) .NET
13 9 (9.78%) Finance
13 9 (9.78%) Node.js
14 8 (8.70%) Analytics
14 8 (8.70%) Kubernetes

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 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.43%) Apache
3 4 (4.35%) Confluence
4 3 (3.26%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.26%) SAS
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.09%) Documentum
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.09%) IIS
6 1 (1.09%) JBoss
6 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.26%) SPSS
3 1 (1.09%) HipChat
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.17%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.09%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.09%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.09%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.09%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.52%) GitHub
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (4.35%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.26%) Slack
5 2 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) DNS
1 8 (8.70%) HTTP
1 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.61%) VPN
3 6 (6.52%) Firewall
3 6 (6.52%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (5.43%) SSL
5 2 (2.17%) Internet
6 1 (1.09%) Broadband
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.09%) Junos
6 1 (1.09%) OpenFlow
6 1 (1.09%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.09%) SSH
6 1 (1.09%) VLAN
6 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (11.96%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.70%) MySQL
4 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.61%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.43%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (5.43%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (5.43%) Big Data
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.35%) Apache Hive
7 4 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.26%) Power BI
8 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.17%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (2.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) JIRA
2 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.43%) GitLab
5 4 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.52%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Developer
2 20 (21.74%) Analyst
3 6 (6.52%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Developer
4 5 (5.43%) Data Analyst
4 5 (5.43%) Python Developer
4 5 (5.43%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (4.35%) Administrator
5 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.35%) C++ Developer
5 4 (4.35%) Consultant
5 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Data Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Data Modeller
6 3 (3.26%) ETL Developer
6 3 (3.26%) Information Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (3.26%) Scala Developer
6 3 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.17%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.04%) Web Services
2 10 (10.87%) REST
3 9 (9.78%) .NET
3 9 (9.78%) Node.js
4 7 (7.61%) HTML
4 7 (7.61%) RESTful
5 6 (6.52%) React
5 6 (6.52%) XML
6 5 (5.43%) LAMP
6 5 (5.43%) Spring
7 4 (4.35%) Apache Camel
7 4 (4.35%) SOAP
8 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.26%) Kafka
8 3 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.17%) CSS
9 2 (2.17%) HTML5
9 2 (2.17%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.61%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.52%) Over-the-Top Content
5 5 (5.43%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.26%) Wiki
7 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.17%) Life Science
7 2 (2.17%) NHS
7 2 (2.17%) Replication
7 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.09%) New Media
8 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.78%) Linux
2 16 (17.39%) Unix
3 13 (14.13%) Windows
4 7 (7.61%) Ubuntu
4 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.26%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) Android
8 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.09%) Debian
8 1 (1.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (11.96%) DevOps
3 10 (10.87%) ETL
4 8 (8.70%) Analytics
5 6 (6.52%) Data Analysis
5 6 (6.52%) Data Extraction
5 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
5 6 (6.52%) DRM
5 6 (6.52%) High Availability
5 6 (6.52%) Informatics
5 6 (6.52%) Microservices
5 6 (6.52%) Scrum
5 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (5.43%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.43%) Migration
6 5 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (4.35%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) Python
2 16 (17.39%) Java
3 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.04%) C++
5 11 (11.96%) C#
6 8 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 7 (7.61%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.43%) C
8 5 (5.43%) Perl
9 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.35%) Scala
10 3 (3.26%) Java 8
10 3 (3.26%) JSX
11 2 (2.17%) ES6
11 2 (2.17%) PHP
12 1 (1.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (1.09%) Ruby
12 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) PMO
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Docker
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.26%) vSphere
4 3 (3.26%) XenApp
5 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.17%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.09%) Ansible
3 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Oracle
2 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) Talend
4 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.43%) VMware
6 4 (4.35%) NetApp
7 3 (3.26%) Citrix
7 3 (3.26%) Tableau
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco
8 2 (2.17%) Google
8 2 (2.17%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.17%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.17%) New Relic
8 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.17%) Wonderware
9 1 (1.09%) IBM
9 1 (1.09%) Infor
9 1 (1.09%) Sage
9 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com