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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 10 5 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20  
Contract jobs citing SQL 58 81 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.80% 13.02% 6.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.27% 31.15% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 48 37
Median daily rate £350 £355 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.40% +14.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £21.80 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +69.14% -21.66%  

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 239 260 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.51% 41.80% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 137 142
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £311 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £14.50 £22.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 +2 38 £400 +8.10% 36
Peterborough -1 14 £300 -11.11% 6
March - 1 £400 -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 44 (34.65%) SQL Server
2 36 (28.35%) .NET
3 32 (25.20%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (23.62%) Oracle
5 29 (22.83%) Java
6 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
7 26 (20.47%) C#
8 25 (19.69%) Windows
8 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (16.54%) MVC
10 19 (14.96%) Web Services
11 18 (14.17%) Linux
11 18 (14.17%) REST
12 17 (13.39%) JavaScript
13 16 (12.60%) Python
13 16 (12.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (11.81%) Finance
14 15 (11.81%) HTML
14 15 (11.81%) NoSQL
15 14 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (10.24%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (10.24%) ITIL
16 13 (10.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (9.45%) ASP.NET
17 12 (9.45%) ERP
18 11 (8.66%) Spring
18 11 (8.66%) WCF
18 11 (8.66%) Relational Database
18 11 (8.66%) Windows Server
18 11 (8.66%) MongoDB

SQL
Top Related 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 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.94%) IIS
3 3 (2.36%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.36%) JBoss
3 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.79%) Moodle
5 1 (0.79%) SAS
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.36%) Shopify
3 3 (2.36%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.57%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.79%) Magento
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.79%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.79%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.79%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) HTTP
1 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.15%) Firewall
3 2 (1.57%) LAN
3 2 (1.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.79%) DHCP
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) LDAP
4 1 (0.79%) SAN
4 1 (0.79%) Skype
4 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (34.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (11.81%) NoSQL
4 14 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (10.24%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (8.66%) MongoDB
6 11 (8.66%) Relational Database
6 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (5.51%) Power BI
9 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
11 5 (3.94%) Big Data
11 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (3.15%) Apache Hive
12 4 (3.15%) Data Mining
12 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.72%) JUnit
3 6 (4.72%) Mercurial
3 6 (4.72%) Mockito
4 5 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.94%) IntelliJ
4 5 (3.94%) WebStorm
5 4 (3.15%) Selenium
6 3 (2.36%) JIRA
6 3 (2.36%) Maven
6 3 (2.36%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.57%) JMeter
7 2 (1.57%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.79%) Subversion
8 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (11.81%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Advertising
2 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.36%) Banking
3 3 (2.36%) Electronics
3 3 (2.36%) Marketing
3 3 (2.36%) Retail
3 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.57%) Legal
4 2 (1.57%) Local Government
4 2 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (47.24%) Developer
2 14 (11.02%) .NET Developer
2 14 (11.02%) Analyst
3 13 (10.24%) SQL Developer
4 11 (8.66%) C# Developer
4 11 (8.66%) DBA
5 10 (7.87%) Java Developer
6 9 (7.09%) SQL DBA
7 8 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Report Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Python Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.15%) Administrator
10 4 (3.15%) Cloud Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Data Scientist
10 4 (3.15%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.15%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (28.35%) .NET
2 19 (14.96%) Web Services
3 18 (14.17%) REST
4 15 (11.81%) HTML
5 13 (10.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (9.45%) ASP.NET
7 11 (8.66%) Spring
7 11 (8.66%) WCF
8 9 (7.09%) jQuery
8 9 (7.09%) XML
9 8 (6.30%) JSON
10 6 (4.72%) CSS
10 6 (4.72%) Django
10 6 (4.72%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.72%) HTML5
10 6 (4.72%) JPA
11 5 (3.94%) RESTful
11 5 (3.94%) XML Schema
12 4 (3.15%) Java EE
12 4 (3.15%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.94%) Clustering
3 4 (3.15%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) Life Science
4 3 (2.36%) User Experience
5 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.79%) AS400
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.69%) Windows
2 18 (14.17%) Linux
3 11 (8.66%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.51%) Unix
5 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.15%) VMS
7 1 (0.79%) Android
7 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) Solaris
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.20%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.54%) MVC
4 13 (10.24%) ITIL
5 12 (9.45%) ERP
6 10 (7.87%) ETL
7 9 (7.09%) Data Protection
8 8 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.30%) Migration
8 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.30%) TDD
9 7 (5.51%) BDD
9 7 (5.51%) High Availability
10 6 (4.72%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (4.72%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.72%) Machine Learning
11 5 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.94%) Information Security
11 5 (3.94%) Mathematics
11 5 (3.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.83%) Java
2 26 (20.47%) C#
3 17 (13.39%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.60%) Python
5 10 (7.87%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.87%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.72%) Scala
7 5 (3.94%) Groovy
7 5 (3.94%) PHP
8 4 (3.15%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.36%) R
9 3 (2.36%) Ruby
9 3 (2.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.79%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.79%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (3.15%) MCSE
3 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.36%) MCDBA
4 3 (2.36%) OCP
5 2 (1.57%) MCSA
5 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) Degree
6 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) MCITP
6 1 (0.79%) OCA
6 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) GDPR
2 4 (3.15%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.57%) GxP
4 1 (0.79%) GAMP
4 1 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.57%) Docker
5 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Kibana
2 3 (2.36%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (23.62%) Oracle
2 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.09%) VMware
4 8 (6.30%) SAP
4 8 (6.30%) Tableau
5 4 (3.15%) Cognos
5 4 (3.15%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.36%) Embarcadero
6 3 (2.36%) Talend
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe
7 1 (0.79%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) Informatica
7 1 (0.79%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.79%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.79%) Teradata
7 1 (0.79%) webMethods
7 1 (0.79%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.79%) Zend
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