Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 44 76 134
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.26% 10.57% 13.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 27.24% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 59 73
10th Percentile £303 £363 £300
25th Percentile £381 £413 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £456 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year -3.95% +11.76% +10.39%
75th Percentile £519 £544 £488
90th Percentile £585 £595 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 13
10th Percentile " " £13.80
25th Percentile £11.25 £18.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 £22.36
Median % change year-on-year -39.47% -15.03% +34.46%
75th Percentile £11.75 £19.50 £48.75
90th Percentile " " "
East of England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.99 £20.93
% change year-on-year +2.44% +0.27% -35.60%

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 132 279 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.77% 38.80% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 191 225
10th Percentile £300 £345 £279
25th Percentile £336 £405 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £444 £475 £445
Median % change year-on-year -6.58% +6.74% +11.25%
75th Percentile £525 £538 £500
90th Percentile £671 £625 £625
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £430
% change year-on-year +2.86% +1.74% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 33
10th Percentile £11.25 £42.00 £14.60
25th Percentile £22.50 £42.50 £22.36
Median hourly rate £26.50 £45.50 £44.50
Median % change year-on-year -41.76% +2.25% +5.33%
75th Percentile £46.00 £51.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £48.50 " £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £44.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year +1.14% -1.68% +11.88%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for SQL in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SQL in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL in Cambridgeshire.

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 22 April 2021. 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 +9 32 £480 +1.05% 30
Peterborough -11 9 £300 -31.43% 15
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
1 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (25.00%) C#
2 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 11 (25.00%) Power BI
2 11 (25.00%) Power Platform
3 10 (22.73%) Data Modelling
4 9 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (20.45%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) Visualisation
5 8 (18.18%) Azure
5 8 (18.18%) Degree
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 8 (18.18%) Analytics
6 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (15.91%) Logistics
7 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) Tableau
8 5 (11.36%) .NET Core
8 5 (11.36%) Finance
8 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
8 5 (11.36%) CSS
8 5 (11.36%) HTML
8 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
9 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Spreadsheet

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 4 (9.09%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) Luigi
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Power Platform
2 8 (18.18%) Azure
3 4 (9.09%) AWS
4 3 (6.82%) GCP
5 2 (4.55%) PaaS
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.27%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Power BI
2 9 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.64%) Tableau
5 4 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.82%) MySQL
6 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.82%) SAP HANA
7 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.55%) SAP BW
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.27%) Big Data
8 1 (2.27%) DataStage
8 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.27%) Redis
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) ER Studio
1 3 (6.82%) ERwin
2 2 (4.55%) GitLab
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Data Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Report Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Capacity Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Information Architect
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Data Modeller
7 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SAP Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) .NET Core
2 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.36%) CSS
2 5 (11.36%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.55%) CSS3
4 2 (4.55%) HTML5
4 2 (4.55%) Kafka
4 2 (4.55%) Node.js
4 2 (4.55%) React
4 2 (4.55%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.27%) Flask
5 1 (2.27%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (2.27%) pytest
5 1 (2.27%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (2.27%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.82%) iSeries
2 3 (6.82%) NHS
2 3 (6.82%) Reference Data
2 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.55%) Life Science
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) AS400
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 9 (20.45%) Visualisation
4 8 (18.18%) Analytics
5 7 (15.91%) Logistics
6 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
6 6 (13.64%) Project Management
7 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
7 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (9.09%) ETL
8 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.09%) Workflow
9 3 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (6.82%) Conceptual Models
9 3 (6.82%) DAMA
9 3 (6.82%) Data-Driven Decision Making
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.00%) C#
3 9 (20.45%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) R
5 2 (4.55%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.27%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) RPG
6 1 (2.27%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.27%) RPG/400
6 1 (2.27%) Scala
6 1 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) CDISC
2 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
1 3 (6.82%) SAP
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.27%) Talend