Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 125 130 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.74% 11.82% 12.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.72% 24.81% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 88 100
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £385 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £259 £204 £263
90th Percentile £523 £494 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £360 £370
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.63 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.65% -16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £14.03 £21.70 £21.80
90th Percentile £19.03 £42.50 £48.13
East of England median hourly rate £33.75 £34.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.46% -11.61% -2.52%

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 451 524 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 42.35% 47.64% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 250 275
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £263
90th Percentile £525 £510 £523
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 43
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +5.81% -3.13%
10th Percentile £18.50 £32.75 £20.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £49.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% +8.39%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -2 63 £400 - 61
Peterborough +7 37 £350 +16.67% 22
Huntingdon - 5 £275 - 1
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.80%) SQL Server
2 31 (24.80%) Linux
3 26 (20.80%) .NET
4 24 (19.20%) Windows
5 21 (16.80%) Oracle
5 21 (16.80%) JavaScript
5 21 (16.80%) NoSQL
5 21 (16.80%) Docker
6 20 (16.00%) MongoDB
6 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (16.00%) Python
6 20 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (15.20%) Java
7 19 (15.20%) C#
7 19 (15.20%) Node.js
8 18 (14.40%) PL/SQL
8 18 (14.40%) Web Services
9 17 (13.60%) XML
10 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
10 16 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (12.80%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (11.20%) Relational Database
13 12 (9.60%) TDD
13 12 (9.60%) Finance
13 12 (9.60%) Replication
13 12 (9.60%) MVC
13 12 (9.60%) Analytics
14 11 (8.80%) Big Data

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 (4.80%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (3.20%) Apache
2 4 (3.20%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.20%) SAS
3 3 (2.40%) CMS
3 3 (2.40%) Drupal
3 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.60%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.60%) Confluence
4 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) JBoss
5 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.60%) Raiser's Edge
2 2 (1.60%) Unica
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.80%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.00%) Data Lake Analytics
3 5 (4.00%) GitHub
4 3 (2.40%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.60%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.80%) IaaS
6 1 (0.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.80%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) VPN
2 4 (3.20%) Firewall
2 4 (3.20%) VLAN
3 3 (2.40%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.60%) DHCP
4 2 (1.60%) DNS
4 2 (1.60%) SMS
4 2 (1.60%) SNMP
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.80%) HTTP
5 1 (0.80%) IPsec
5 1 (0.80%) Junos
5 1 (0.80%) Network Security
5 1 (0.80%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.80%) SAN
5 1 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.80%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.80%) NoSQL
3 20 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 14 (11.20%) Relational Database
5 11 (8.80%) Big Data
6 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (6.40%) Data Lake
9 7 (5.60%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (5.60%) MySQL
10 6 (4.80%) Geospatial Data
10 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (4.80%) MS Access
10 6 (4.80%) Power BI
10 6 (4.80%) Redis
11 5 (4.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) JIRA
1 7 (5.60%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.80%) Selenium
3 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.20%) JMeter
4 4 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.40%) MSTest
6 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.80%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.80%) GoCD
6 1 (0.80%) Gradle
6 1 (0.80%) gulp
6 1 (0.80%) NUnit
6 1 (0.80%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (9.60%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.20%) Back Office
5 3 (2.40%) Marketing
6 2 (1.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (36.80%) Developer
2 21 (16.80%) Analyst
3 18 (14.40%) DBA
4 17 (13.60%) SQL DBA
5 13 (10.40%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (9.60%) SQL Developer
7 11 (8.80%) MongoDB DBA
8 10 (8.00%) Administrator
8 10 (8.00%) C# Developer
9 9 (7.20%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) IT Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Tester
11 6 (4.80%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Cloud Developer
11 6 (4.80%) IT Support
11 6 (4.80%) Node.js Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
12 5 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
12 5 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.80%) .NET
2 19 (15.20%) Node.js
3 18 (14.40%) Web Services
4 17 (13.60%) XML
5 8 (6.40%) HTML
6 7 (5.60%) RESTful
7 6 (4.80%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (4.80%) React
8 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.20%) CSS
8 4 (3.20%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (3.20%) WinForms
9 3 (2.40%) Regular Expression
9 3 (2.40%) SOAP
10 2 (1.60%) Django
10 2 (1.60%) HTML5
10 2 (1.60%) WCF
10 2 (1.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.60%) Replication
3 6 (4.80%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.80%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.00%) Life Science
4 5 (4.00%) LIMS
4 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.60%) Clustering
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) Animation
6 1 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.80%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.80%) Linux
2 24 (19.20%) Windows
3 10 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.20%) Ubuntu
4 9 (7.20%) Unix
5 3 (2.40%) VMS
5 3 (2.40%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.60%) CentOS
6 2 (1.60%) Debian
7 1 (0.80%) FreeNAS
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (12.80%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (9.60%) Analytics
4 12 (9.60%) MVC
4 12 (9.60%) TDD
5 11 (8.80%) DevOps
5 11 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (8.00%) High Availability
6 10 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (7.20%) CRM
7 9 (7.20%) ETL
7 9 (7.20%) Machine Learning
7 9 (7.20%) OO
8 7 (5.60%) Microservices
9 6 (4.80%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (4.80%) Defect Management
9 6 (4.80%) ERP
9 6 (4.80%) Open Source
9 6 (4.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.80%) JavaScript
2 20 (16.00%) Python
3 19 (15.20%) C#
3 19 (15.20%) Java
4 18 (14.40%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.20%) Perl
6 7 (5.60%) VBA
7 6 (4.80%) C++
7 6 (4.80%) ES6
7 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.00%) C
8 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.00%) R
9 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.40%) AWK
10 3 (2.40%) PHP
10 3 (2.40%) VB
10 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.60%) Scala
11 2 (1.60%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.60%) ISEB
3 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.60%) PhD
4 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.80%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.80%) MCSA
4 1 (0.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (16.80%) Docker
2 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.20%) XenApp
5 3 (2.40%) BitLocker
5 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.40%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.40%) vSphere
5 3 (2.40%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.40%) XenServer
6 2 (1.60%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.80%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.40%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.40%) vMotion
3 2 (1.60%) Ansible
3 2 (1.60%) Mesos
3 2 (1.60%) Nagios
3 2 (1.60%) Terraform
4 1 (0.80%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.80%) Puppet
4 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (16.80%) Oracle
2 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.60%) VMware
4 6 (4.80%) Citrix
4 6 (4.80%) JD Edwards
5 4 (3.20%) HP
6 3 (2.40%) Acronis
6 3 (2.40%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (2.40%) Kaspersky
6 3 (2.40%) McAfee
6 3 (2.40%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.40%) NetApp
6 3 (2.40%) SAP
6 3 (2.40%) Sophos
6 3 (2.40%) Symantec
6 3 (2.40%) Veeam
6 3 (2.40%) webMethods
7 2 (1.60%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.60%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.60%) MapR