Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 10 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 92 124 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.62% 10.40% 14.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.44% 24.90% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 92 116
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £263 £212 £197
90th Percentile £525 £465 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £37.50 £39.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.00% -4.58% +124.57%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.55 £17.08
90th Percentile £19.00 £42.50 £47.63
East of England median hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -11.29% -10.79% -3.47%

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 410 498 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 38.43% 41.78% 46.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 236 326
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £279 £229 £263
90th Percentile £525 £484 £508
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 60 46
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £18.50 £32.73 £23.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.08 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -3 52 £425 +6.25% 49
Peterborough -8 23 £338 +12.50% 16
Huntingdon +17 1 - - 1
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 23 (25.00%) Linux
1 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
3 18 (19.57%) Node.js
4 17 (18.48%) Oracle
5 16 (17.39%) .NET
5 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 15 (16.30%) Web Services
7 14 (15.22%) Java
7 14 (15.22%) Python
7 14 (15.22%) NoSQL
7 14 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 12 (13.04%) PL/SQL
9 12 (13.04%) Windows
9 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (11.96%) RESTful
11 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (10.87%) Finance
11 10 (10.87%) Manufacturing
11 10 (10.87%) XML
11 10 (10.87%) C#
11 10 (10.87%) ETL
11 10 (10.87%) Docker
11 10 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (9.78%) Microservices
12 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (9.78%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (9.78%) MongoDB

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 7 (7.61%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.35%) Apache
2 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.17%) CMS
3 2 (2.17%) Confluence
3 2 (2.17%) SAS
4 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.17%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.09%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.35%) GitHub
4 2 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) VLAN
2 4 (4.35%) VPN
3 3 (3.26%) Firewall
3 3 (3.26%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.17%) DHCP
4 2 (2.17%) DNS
4 2 (2.17%) Junos
4 2 (2.17%) OpenFlow
5 1 (1.09%) HTTP
5 1 (1.09%) IPsec
5 1 (1.09%) SMS
5 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.22%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.78%) MongoDB
3 9 (9.78%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.61%) MS Access
5 7 (7.61%) Redis
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.52%) Big Data
6 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (6.52%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.43%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (5.43%) MySQL
8 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.26%) Data Lake
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) JIRA
2 5 (5.43%) Selenium
3 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.35%) JMeter
4 2 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
1 10 (10.87%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (39.13%) Developer
2 21 (22.83%) Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) DBA
4 10 (10.87%) SQL DBA
5 8 (8.70%) Administrator
5 8 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Cloud Developer
7 6 (6.52%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) IT Support
7 6 (6.52%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (5.43%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) MongoDB DBA
8 5 (5.43%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.57%) Node.js
2 16 (17.39%) .NET
3 15 (16.30%) Web Services
4 11 (11.96%) RESTful
5 10 (10.87%) XML
6 8 (8.70%) React
7 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.61%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.26%) Akka
9 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.26%) HTML
9 3 (3.26%) Kafka
10 2 (2.17%) 802.1X
10 2 (2.17%) CSS
10 2 (2.17%) Flask
10 2 (2.17%) jQuery
10 2 (2.17%) TensorFlow
11 1 (1.09%) Classic ASP
11 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Cloud
2 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.61%) Replication
3 6 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.43%) LIMS
4 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.17%) Clustering
7 2 (2.17%) Life Science
7 2 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.09%) Animation
8 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.09%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (13.04%) Windows
3 7 (7.61%) Ubuntu
4 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.35%) Unix
6 3 (3.26%) Debian
6 3 (3.26%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.17%) CentOS
8 1 (1.09%) Android
8 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.09%) FreeNAS
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.09%) VMS
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (10.87%) ETL
3 10 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (9.78%) Microservices
4 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (8.70%) DevOps
5 8 (8.70%) ERP
6 7 (7.61%) Analytics
6 7 (7.61%) MVC
6 7 (7.61%) OWASP
6 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
7 6 (6.52%) High Availability
7 6 (6.52%) OO
7 6 (6.52%) Open Source
7 6 (6.52%) Quality Management
7 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.52%) TDD
8 5 (5.43%) Change Control
8 5 (5.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 14 (15.22%) Java
2 14 (15.22%) Python
3 12 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 10 (10.87%) C#
5 8 (8.70%) ES6
6 7 (7.61%) VBA
7 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.35%) Perl
7 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.26%) C
8 3 (3.26%) C++
8 3 (3.26%) JSX
8 3 (3.26%) Scala
9 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.17%) R
9 2 (2.17%) Ruby
10 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.17%) PhD
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Docker
2 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) BitLocker
3 3 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.26%) VirtualBox
3 3 (3.26%) XenApp
3 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.26%) XenServer
4 2 (2.17%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.17%) Ansible
3 2 (2.17%) Nagios
3 2 (2.17%) Terraform
4 1 (1.09%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.09%) Puppet
4 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) JD Edwards
4 5 (5.43%) VMware
5 3 (3.26%) Acronis
5 3 (3.26%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (3.26%) Citrix
5 3 (3.26%) Kaspersky
5 3 (3.26%) McAfee
5 3 (3.26%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (3.26%) Sophos
5 3 (3.26%) Symantec
5 3 (3.26%) Veeam
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco
6 2 (2.17%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.17%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.17%) Juniper
6 2 (2.17%) MapR
6 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.09%) CommVault