The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14  
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 14.74% 18.07% 7.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.18% 48.39% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
Median daily rate £300 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -18.33%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 34 31 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 35.79% 37.35% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 31
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £289 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Peterborough

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Peterborough.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Peterborough

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Peterborough over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Peterborough

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Peterborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for SQL.

1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 9 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Web Services
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 5 (18.52%) GDPR
7 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
7 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) VMware
8 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.81%) VMS
8 4 (14.81%) HTTP
8 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
8 4 (14.81%) IIS
8 4 (14.81%) HTML
8 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (14.81%) Big Data
8 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Shopify
2 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Big Data
3 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.70%) JDeveloper
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Environment Manager
5 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Junior SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.11%) Java EE
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) AS400
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) VMS
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
2 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
2 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
2 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
3 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Microservices
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) MVC
4 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Database Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) OCA
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) GDPR
2 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow