Period
to 4 July 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 July 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 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 52 163 107
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.06% 14.67% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.23% 37.30% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 98 63
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £359 £270 £263
90th Percentile £588 £646 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.36% -56.00%
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year -45.71% +19.66% -14.60%

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 191 437 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 40.64% 39.33% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 255 213
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £329 £275
90th Percentile £610 £636 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 44 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £39.00 £16.24 £18.50
90th Percentile £69.00 £52.13 £52.50
Median hourly rate £24.70 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -45.11% +20.00% -6.83%

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 July 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 July 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 -7 28 £475 +5.56% 15
Peterborough +5 15 £425 +8.97% 7
Huntingdon -7 2 £200 -51.22% 2
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) .NET
3 15 (28.85%) C#
4 12 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (23.08%) Azure
4 12 (23.08%) AWS
5 11 (21.15%) Docker
5 11 (21.15%) Data Science
6 10 (19.23%) ETL
6 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (17.31%) Web Services
7 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
8 8 (15.38%) Analytics
8 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 8 (15.38%) Oracle
8 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 8 (15.38%) MVC
8 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (13.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (13.46%) Data Integration
9 7 (13.46%) Microservices
9 7 (13.46%) .NET Core
10 6 (11.54%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
10 6 (11.54%) SaaS
10 6 (11.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (11.54%) Tableau
10 6 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (11.54%) Bitbucket

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 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) AWS
1 12 (23.08%) Azure
2 6 (11.54%) SaaS
3 5 (9.62%) Power Platform
4 4 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (7.69%) Azure Functions
4 4 (7.69%) Serverless
5 3 (5.77%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (5.77%) GitHub
6 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.85%) GCP
7 1 (1.92%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
2 2 (3.85%) WAN
2 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.54%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (9.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.62%) Power BI
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.69%) Data Lake
5 4 (7.69%) Data Mart
5 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.77%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.77%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Bitbucket
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.77%) ERwin
5 2 (3.85%) ER Studio
6 1 (1.92%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) ProC
6 1 (1.92%) tSQLt
General
1 7 (13.46%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Architect
5 5 (9.62%) AWS Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Data Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Data Scientist
7 3 (5.77%) Information Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) .NET
2 9 (17.31%) Web Services
3 7 (13.46%) .NET Core
4 5 (9.62%) Middleware
4 5 (9.62%) Node.js
5 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.69%) JSON
5 4 (7.69%) XML
6 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.77%) CSS
6 3 (5.77%) HTML
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (5.77%) Pandas
6 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.77%) WCF
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.85%) scikit-learn
7 2 (3.85%) Seaborn
7 2 (3.85%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.85%) Life Science
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (3.85%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.92%) AS400
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) FMCG
3 1 (1.92%) iSeries
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) Data Science
3 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (19.23%) ETL
4 8 (15.38%) Analytics
4 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 8 (15.38%) MVC
5 7 (13.46%) Data Integration
5 7 (13.46%) Microservices
6 6 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (11.54%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (11.54%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
7 5 (9.62%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (7.69%) DevOps
8 4 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (7.69%) Machine Learning
8 4 (7.69%) Requirements Gathering
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) C#
2 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 6 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (3.85%) C++
4 2 (3.85%) R
4 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) RPG
5 1 (1.92%) RPG IV
5 1 (1.92%) RPG/400
5 1 (1.92%) Scala
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) PhD
4 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.85%) DICOM
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Tableau
3 5 (9.62%) Databricks
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.77%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) Informatica
5 2 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (3.85%) SnapLogic
5 2 (3.85%) Talend
6 1 (1.92%) Concur
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) JDA
6 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.92%) Sitecore