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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 65 85 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.05% 14.43% 12.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.26% 31.37% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 59 60
Median daily rate £319 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.92% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £184 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £46.25 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.91% +413.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £45.25 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.25 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 230 271 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.12% 46.01% 46.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 158 237
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 22
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 43 £400 +14.28% 20
Peterborough -4 8 £300 -25.00% 13
Huntingdon -9 1 £280 +107.40% 2
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 37 (30.58%) .NET
2 36 (29.75%) C#
3 35 (28.93%) SQL Server
4 33 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (26.45%) Microsoft
6 28 (23.14%) Java
7 26 (21.49%) Oracle
8 23 (19.01%) JavaScript
9 21 (17.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (15.70%) MVC
11 18 (14.88%) Windows
11 18 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (14.05%) REST
13 16 (13.22%) Git (software)
14 15 (12.40%) TDD
14 15 (12.40%) Web Services
14 15 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (11.57%) Finance
15 14 (11.57%) ERP
15 14 (11.57%) Linux
16 13 (10.74%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (9.92%) NoSQL
17 12 (9.92%) HTML
17 12 (9.92%) Python
17 12 (9.92%) Spring
18 11 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (9.09%) PL/SQL
18 11 (9.09%) XML
18 11 (9.09%) SDLC
18 11 (9.09%) Windows Server

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 5 (4.13%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.48%) IIS
2 3 (2.48%) JBoss
2 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.65%) Apache
3 2 (1.65%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.65%) CMS
3 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Moodle
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (4.13%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.65%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.83%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.83%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.65%) GitHub
3 2 (1.65%) SaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Veeva
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) HTTP
2 4 (3.31%) Firewall
2 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) Skype
4 1 (0.83%) SSL
4 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (10.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (9.92%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.61%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.96%) Big Data
10 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (3.31%) MySQL
11 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.48%) DTS
12 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
12 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.48%) Power BI
13 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.65%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.26%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.61%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (5.79%) Mercurial
6 6 (4.96%) IntelliJ
6 6 (4.96%) JUnit
6 6 (4.96%) Maven
6 6 (4.96%) Mockito
6 6 (4.96%) WebStorm
7 5 (4.13%) JIRA
8 3 (2.48%) Subversion
9 2 (1.65%) Selenium
10 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.83%) MorphX
10 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (11.57%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Banking
2 5 (4.13%) Retail
3 3 (2.48%) Electronics
4 2 (1.65%) Advertising
4 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.65%) Automotive
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (45.45%) Developer
2 17 (14.05%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.40%) Analyst
4 12 (9.92%) C# Developer
4 12 (9.92%) SQL Developer
5 11 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (5.79%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Architect
7 6 (4.96%) DBA
8 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (4.13%) C# WCF Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Report Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.13%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (4.13%) WCF Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.58%) .NET
2 17 (14.05%) REST
3 15 (12.40%) Web Services
4 12 (9.92%) HTML
4 12 (9.92%) Spring
5 11 (9.09%) XML
6 10 (8.26%) .NET Framework
6 10 (8.26%) jQuery
7 7 (5.79%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.79%) HTML5
7 7 (5.79%) JSON
7 7 (5.79%) WCF
8 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (4.96%) CSS
8 6 (4.96%) Hibernate
8 6 (4.96%) JPA
8 6 (4.96%) RESTful
8 6 (4.96%) WPF
8 6 (4.96%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.48%) Clustering
2 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.48%) User Experience
3 2 (1.65%) Life Science
4 1 (0.83%) AS400
4 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.83%) NHS
4 1 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.88%) Windows
2 14 (11.57%) Linux
3 11 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.31%) Unix
5 4 (3.31%) VMS
6 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.70%) MVC
3 15 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (12.40%) TDD
4 14 (11.57%) ERP
5 11 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (9.09%) SDLC
6 9 (7.44%) BDD
6 9 (7.44%) Migration
7 8 (6.61%) ITIL
7 8 (6.61%) OO
7 8 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (5.79%) Data Analysis
8 7 (5.79%) ETL
8 7 (5.79%) Scrum
9 6 (4.96%) BPMN
9 6 (4.96%) CRM
9 6 (4.96%) Information Security
9 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.75%) C#
2 28 (23.14%) Java
3 23 (19.01%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.92%) Python
5 11 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.44%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.79%) Scala
8 6 (4.96%) C
8 6 (4.96%) Groovy
9 4 (3.31%) C++
9 4 (3.31%) Perl
9 4 (3.31%) PHP
9 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.48%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.65%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.65%) Ruby
12 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.83%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) Degree
3 3 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.65%) MCDBA
4 2 (1.65%) MCSE
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.65%) OCP
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.13%) GDPR
2 4 (3.31%) QA
3 2 (1.65%) GxP
3 2 (1.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Ansible
1 2 (1.65%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.65%) Puppet
1 2 (1.65%) Salt
2 1 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Oozie
Vendors
1 32 (26.45%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.49%) Oracle
3 8 (6.61%) VMware
4 5 (4.13%) JD Edwards
5 4 (3.31%) Tableau
6 3 (2.48%) Cognos
6 3 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.65%) Informatica
7 2 (1.65%) Remedy
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.83%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.83%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.83%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.83%) Mercator
8 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.83%) Talend
8 1 (0.83%) webMethods
8 1 (0.83%) Zend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
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