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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 6 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11  
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 8.60% 13.00% 7.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.11% 44.83% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 9
Median daily rate £300 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £450 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 19 29 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 20.43% 29.00% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 25
Median daily rate £300 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +9.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £469 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £24.25 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 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 24 June 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 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 8 (36.36%) Web Services
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) C#
6 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
7 5 (22.73%) NHibernate
7 5 (22.73%) WCF
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 5 (22.73%) Big Data
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
7 5 (22.73%) SDLC
7 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
7 5 (22.73%) GDPR
8 4 (18.18%) Microservices
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (18.18%) 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 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Big Data
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# WCF Developer
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Developer
2 5 (22.73%) WCF Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Environment Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Environment Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 5 (22.73%) NHibernate
3 5 (22.73%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (13.64%) Java EE
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) AS400
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) VMS
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
2 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (22.73%) SDLC
2 5 (22.73%) TDD
2 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
3 4 (18.18%) Microservices
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) BDD
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) GDPR
2 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) VMware