Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 77 133 141
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.49% 13.35% 12.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.52% 32.92% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 71 80
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £207
90th Percentile £603 £675 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +3.03% +7.14% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £17.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -3.17% -
10th Percentile £18.90 £13.75 £14.29
90th Percentile £21.50 £26.25 £35.43
East of England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £35.54
% change year-on-year +7.69% -45.13% +7.70%

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 314 404 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 38.72% 40.56% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 217 219
Median daily rate £456 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +12.90% +10.71%
10th Percentile £331 £300 £272
90th Percentile £618 £610 £525
East of England median daily rate £436 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +0.29% +2.35% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 56
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +3.66%
10th Percentile £34.10 £14.55 £18.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £56.10 £55.00
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +1.15% +6.10% -

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 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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 -8 45 £475 +9.51% 46
Peterborough +2 20 £431 +32.69% 8
Huntingdon -4 4 £450 +5.88% 3
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (36.36%) .NET
2 26 (33.77%) C#
3 19 (24.68%) MVC
4 16 (20.78%) Python
4 16 (20.78%) ETL
4 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
4 16 (20.78%) Data Science
5 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
5 13 (16.88%) Data Modelling
5 13 (16.88%) Linux
6 12 (15.58%) Web Services
6 12 (15.58%) Oracle
6 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (15.58%) Docker
6 12 (15.58%) Azure
6 12 (15.58%) AWS
7 11 (14.29%) Tableau
7 11 (14.29%) Kubernetes
7 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (14.29%) JSON
8 10 (12.99%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
9 9 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (11.69%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (11.69%) PL/SQL
9 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
9 9 (11.69%) IIS
9 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
9 9 (11.69%) Finance

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 9 (11.69%) IIS
2 8 (10.39%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (3.90%) SAS
3 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.60%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) AWS
1 12 (15.58%) Azure
2 5 (6.49%) SaaS
2 5 (6.49%) Serverless
3 4 (5.19%) Office 365
4 3 (3.90%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (3.90%) Azure Functions
4 3 (3.90%) GitHub
4 3 (3.90%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon SageMaker
5 2 (2.60%) GCP
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) DHCP
2 2 (2.60%) LAN
2 2 (2.60%) SAN
2 2 (2.60%) WAN
2 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.19%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.90%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.90%) Data Mart
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.90%) Power BI
6 3 (3.90%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.60%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.60%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (7.79%) Bitbucket
3 6 (7.79%) Gerrit
3 6 (7.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) ERwin
4 1 (1.30%) ProC
4 1 (1.30%) tSQLt
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Military
3 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 38 (49.35%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) .NET Developer
2 16 (20.78%) C# Developer
3 13 (16.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Data Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) AWS Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Data Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.36%) .NET
2 12 (15.58%) Web Services
3 11 (14.29%) JSON
4 9 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (6.49%) .NET Core
5 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.49%) D3.js
5 5 (6.49%) Middleware
5 5 (6.49%) Node.js
5 5 (6.49%) WCF
5 5 (6.49%) XML
6 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (3.90%) REST
6 3 (3.90%) SOAP
7 2 (2.60%) Django
7 2 (2.60%) Swagger
8 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.30%) Apache NiFi
8 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) User Experience
3 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.90%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (3.90%) Wiki
4 2 (2.60%) Blog
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.30%) AS400
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) iSeries
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Unix
2 6 (7.79%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) MVC
3 16 (20.78%) Data Science
3 16 (20.78%) ETL
4 13 (16.88%) Data Modelling
5 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (9.09%) Microservices
6 7 (9.09%) Scrum
6 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.09%) Statistics
6 7 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 6 (7.79%) Analytics
7 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
7 6 (7.79%) Data Engineering
7 6 (7.79%) Data Integration
7 6 (7.79%) Data Validation
7 6 (7.79%) DevOps
7 6 (7.79%) ITSM
7 6 (7.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) C#
2 16 (20.78%) Python
3 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.69%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.79%) Scala
6 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.90%) C++
7 3 (3.90%) Perl
8 2 (2.60%) R
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) RPG
9 1 (1.30%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.30%) RPG/400
9 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.30%) VB
9 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) Degree
4 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.60%) WSUS
3 1 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle
2 11 (14.29%) Tableau
3 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.49%) SAP
5 3 (3.90%) Databricks
5 3 (3.90%) Google
5 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.90%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.60%) Facebook
6 2 (2.60%) SnapLogic
6 2 (2.60%) YouTube
7 1 (1.30%) JDA
7 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.30%) Sitecore