Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 82 120 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.78% 11.65% 11.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.92% 26.09% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 87
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £371 £325 £177
90th Percentile £588 £575 £508
East of England median daily rate £415 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +0.61% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £29.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -48.39% -35.41%
10th Percentile £18.90 £13.75 £18.59
90th Percentile £21.50 £23.00 £39.74
East of England median hourly rate £21.00 £17.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year +21.30% -56.72% +21.21%

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 329 460 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 35.22% 44.66% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 240 262
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £269
90th Percentile £600 £588 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 74
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +2.44%
10th Percentile £39.75 £14.64 £32.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £54.50 £53.38
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £44.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +7.23% +0.91%

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 18 February 2020.

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 18 February 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 -5 53 £475 +11.76% 62
Peterborough -6 18 £375 +7.14% 7
Huntingdon -3 2 £456 +7.35% 1
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (34.15%) .NET
2 26 (31.71%) C#
3 24 (29.27%) Python
4 18 (21.95%) MVC
5 17 (20.73%) Oracle
6 16 (19.51%) Linux
6 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
6 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
7 15 (18.29%) Git (software)
7 15 (18.29%) Data Modelling
7 15 (18.29%) Finance
8 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
9 13 (15.85%) ETL
9 13 (15.85%) AWS
10 12 (14.63%) Data Science
10 12 (14.63%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (13.41%) Web Services
12 10 (12.20%) Unix
12 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
12 10 (12.20%) ITSM
12 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
12 10 (12.20%) JSON
12 10 (12.20%) Degree
12 10 (12.20%) Docker
12 10 (12.20%) Apache Spark
12 10 (12.20%) Kubernetes
13 9 (10.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (10.98%) Tableau

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 10 (12.20%) Apache Spark
2 9 (10.98%) IIS
3 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.44%) Jupyter
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.44%) SAS
3 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) AWS
2 8 (9.76%) Azure
3 6 (7.32%) SaaS
4 5 (6.10%) Office 365
5 3 (3.66%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (2.44%) GitHub
6 2 (2.44%) Serverless
7 1 (1.22%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.22%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) HTTP
2 3 (3.66%) DHCP
3 2 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) Internet
4 1 (1.22%) LAN
4 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.66%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (3.66%) Power BI
5 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.66%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.44%) Big Data
6 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.22%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (8.54%) Gerrit
3 7 (8.54%) JIRA
4 5 (6.10%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.22%) Moq
5 1 (1.22%) NUnit
5 1 (1.22%) ReSharper
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Military
2 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.22%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (48.78%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) C# Developer
3 15 (18.29%) .NET Developer
4 13 (15.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (14.63%) Analyst
6 10 (12.20%) Data Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.10%) AWS Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Cloud Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Dynamics NAV Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Data Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.15%) .NET
2 11 (13.41%) Web Services
3 10 (12.20%) JSON
4 9 (10.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (6.10%) .NET Core
5 5 (6.10%) D3.js
5 5 (6.10%) Node.js
6 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.88%) Middleware
6 4 (4.88%) WCF
7 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.66%) REST
7 3 (3.66%) SOAP
7 3 (3.66%) XML
8 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.44%) LINQ
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.44%) RESTful
8 2 (2.44%) Swagger
9 1 (1.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Wiki
3 6 (7.32%) User Experience
4 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.66%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.44%) Blog
5 2 (2.44%) Life Science
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) PKI
6 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Linux
2 10 (12.20%) Unix
3 9 (10.98%) Windows
4 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.95%) MVC
3 15 (18.29%) Data Modelling
4 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (15.85%) ETL
6 12 (14.63%) Data Science
7 10 (12.20%) ITSM
8 9 (10.98%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.54%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (8.54%) ERP
9 7 (8.54%) Microservices
9 7 (8.54%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (8.54%) Scrum
9 7 (8.54%) Statistics
9 7 (8.54%) Test Planning
9 7 (8.54%) Visualisation
10 6 (7.32%) Data Validation
10 6 (7.32%) Mathematics
10 6 (7.32%) Validation
10 6 (7.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.71%) C#
2 24 (29.27%) Python
3 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.76%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.54%) Perl
5 7 (8.54%) Scala
6 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.66%) C++
7 3 (3.66%) R
8 2 (2.44%) Java
9 1 (1.22%) COBOL
9 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) VB
9 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) HNC
4 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Docker
2 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) vCloud
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.44%) WSUS
3 1 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
2 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.98%) Tableau
4 7 (8.54%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.88%) SAP
6 3 (3.66%) Wonderware
7 2 (2.44%) Citrix
7 2 (2.44%) Facebook
7 2 (2.44%) Google
7 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.44%) SnapLogic
7 2 (2.44%) VMware
7 2 (2.44%) YouTube
8 1 (1.22%) Mitel
8 1 (1.22%) Sitecore