Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 145 128 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.09% 11.99% 12.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.22% 24.15% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 68 114
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £351 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £177 £246 £270
90th Percentile £508 £489 £492
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £29.07 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.18% -3.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £18.59 £41.25 £42.50
90th Percentile £39.74 £47.28 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £33.25 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.65% - +2.35%

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 575 530 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 43.96% 49.63% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 233 339
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £494 £493 £500
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 54 52
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +1.20% -2.35%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £33.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.25 £42.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year -4.96% +8.59% +1.30%

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 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 January 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 -5 67 £400 +6.67% 73
Peterborough 0 52 £320 +16.36% 21
Huntingdon +2 6 £275 -34.61%
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 40 (27.59%) .NET
2 37 (25.52%) Oracle
3 32 (22.07%) SQL Server
3 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 28 (19.31%) Java
6 27 (18.62%) Web Services
7 26 (17.93%) C#
8 25 (17.24%) Windows
9 24 (16.55%) Linux
10 23 (15.86%) Git (software)
11 20 (13.79%) MongoDB
11 20 (13.79%) Python
12 19 (13.10%) Finance
13 18 (12.41%) JBoss
13 18 (12.41%) C++
14 17 (11.72%) JavaScript
14 17 (11.72%) SOAP
14 17 (11.72%) XML
15 16 (11.03%) Software Engineering
16 15 (10.34%) Visual Studio
16 15 (10.34%) Docker
17 14 (9.66%) NoSQL
17 14 (9.66%) J2EE
17 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
18 13 (8.97%) Maven
18 13 (8.97%) JIRA
18 13 (8.97%) JSON
18 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure

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 18 (12.41%) JBoss
2 9 (6.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (6.21%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.21%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.52%) Confluence
4 7 (4.83%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.76%) Apache
5 4 (2.76%) IIS
5 4 (2.76%) Mule
6 3 (2.07%) Drupal
7 2 (1.38%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.38%) SAS
8 1 (0.69%) CMS
8 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) ResourceLink
2 3 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.38%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.38%) Raiser's Edge
3 2 (1.38%) Unica
3 2 (1.38%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.45%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (2.07%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.38%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (1.38%) GitHub
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.69%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.69%) PaaS
6 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) SMS
2 2 (1.38%) SNMP
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.69%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) Network Security
3 1 (0.69%) SAN
3 1 (0.69%) VPN
3 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 14 (9.66%) NoSQL
4 11 (7.59%) Big Data
4 11 (7.59%) Oracle Database
5 10 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (6.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 9 (6.21%) Cognos Report Studio
6 9 (6.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (6.21%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.83%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.14%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (4.14%) Power BI
8 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.45%) Data Lake
9 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (15.86%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.97%) JIRA
3 13 (8.97%) Maven
4 10 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.21%) JUnit
5 9 (6.21%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.76%) NUnit
8 3 (2.07%) MSTest
9 2 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.38%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.69%) GoCD
10 1 (0.69%) Gradle
10 1 (0.69%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.69%) Selenium
10 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.69%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (13.10%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Marketing
3 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.07%) Electronics
5 2 (1.38%) Advertising
5 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (40.00%) Developer
2 29 (20.00%) Analyst
3 16 (11.03%) Software Engineer
4 15 (10.34%) SQL Developer
5 12 (8.28%) Applications Support
5 12 (8.28%) Data Analyst
6 11 (7.59%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.90%) DBA
7 10 (6.90%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.90%) SQL DBA
8 9 (6.21%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Cognos Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) C# Software Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Applications Support Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) MongoDB DBA
10 7 (4.83%) Python Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.59%) .NET
2 27 (18.62%) Web Services
3 17 (11.72%) SOAP
3 17 (11.72%) XML
4 14 (9.66%) J2EE
5 13 (8.97%) JSON
6 12 (8.28%) HTML
7 11 (7.59%) WPF
8 9 (6.21%) jQuery
8 9 (6.21%) RESTful
8 9 (6.21%) Spring
8 9 (6.21%) WinForms
9 8 (5.52%) .NET Framework
10 7 (4.83%) Node.js
10 7 (4.83%) REST
11 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.76%) Django
11 4 (2.76%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (2.76%) Flask
11 4 (2.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.14%) Replication
4 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.07%) Life Science
6 2 (1.38%) CAN bus
6 2 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.69%) CMDB
7 1 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.24%) Windows
2 24 (16.55%) Linux
3 9 (6.21%) Unix
4 5 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.76%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.07%) VMS
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (11.03%) Software Engineering
3 12 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (8.28%) Data Analysis
3 12 (8.28%) Scrum
4 11 (7.59%) Defect Management
4 11 (7.59%) ITIL
5 10 (6.90%) API Development
5 10 (6.90%) Migration
5 10 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (6.90%) SDLC
6 9 (6.21%) Kanban
6 9 (6.21%) OOP
6 9 (6.21%) SOA
6 9 (6.21%) TDD
7 8 (5.52%) Analytics
7 8 (5.52%) Business Analysis
8 7 (4.83%) Change Control
8 7 (4.83%) Machine Learning
8 7 (4.83%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 28 (19.31%) Java
3 26 (17.93%) C#
4 20 (13.79%) Python
5 18 (12.41%) C++
6 17 (11.72%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.21%) C
8 7 (4.83%) Perl
9 6 (4.14%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.76%) PHP
10 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.76%) R
11 3 (2.07%) AWK
11 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.07%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.07%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.07%) Scala
11 3 (2.07%) VB
11 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared
1 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.14%) Degree
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.07%) ISEB
4 3 (2.07%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.69%) MCSA
6 1 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) SLA
2 7 (4.83%) QA
3 6 (4.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (10.34%) Docker
2 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.07%) vSphere
3 2 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.38%) HDFS
4 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.07%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.07%) Mesos
2 3 (2.07%) vMotion
3 1 (0.69%) Ansible
3 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (25.52%) Oracle
2 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.59%) IBM
4 9 (6.21%) Cognos
5 8 (5.52%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.45%) NGA Human Resources
6 5 (3.45%) Northgate
6 5 (3.45%) SAP
7 4 (2.76%) HP
7 4 (2.76%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.76%) Teradata
8 3 (2.07%) Citrix
8 3 (2.07%) NetApp
8 3 (2.07%) VMware
8 3 (2.07%) webMethods
9 2 (1.38%) Adobe
9 2 (1.38%) Alterian
9 2 (1.38%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.38%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com