The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 144 151 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.62% 14.02% 11.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.98% 40.92% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 87 59
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £258 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.90% +26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £22.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.13 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +2.99%
SQL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
343 369 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.68% 34.26% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 205 158
Average daily rate £350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.49 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Buckinghamshire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 93 £326 -6.78% 34
High Wycombe +9 12 £248 -31.72% 14
Beaconsfield +3 4 £280 -37.77%
Aylesbury 0 1 £293 +41.81% 5
Amersham -5 1 £325 - 1
Marlow - 1 £325 - 1
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - - 1
Bletchley - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 100 (33.44%) Finance
2 90 (30.10%) Oracle
3 79 (26.42%) C#
4 78 (26.09%) Windows
5 70 (23.41%) SQL Server
6 68 (22.74%) .NET
7 53 (17.73%) UNIX
8 48 (16.05%) Microsoft
9 47 (15.72%) Java
10 41 (13.71%) PL/SQL
11 38 (12.71%) ASP.NET
11 38 (12.71%) BDD
12 37 (12.37%) QA
12 37 (12.37%) Selenium
13 34 (11.37%) OO
13 34 (11.37%) Security Cleared
14 33 (11.04%) T-SQL
15 32 (10.70%) HTML
15 32 (10.70%) MVC
15 32 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (10.37%) CSS
16 31 (10.37%) MS Excel
16 31 (10.37%) TDD
16 31 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (10.37%) Waterfall
17 30 (10.03%) Scrum
18 29 (9.70%) JavaScript
18 29 (9.70%) XML
19 28 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
20 27 (9.03%) ITIL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.02%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (4.01%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.01%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (3.01%) IIS
5 7 (2.34%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.01%) Apache
7 5 (1.67%) SAS
8 4 (1.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.34%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (1.34%) Liferay
8 4 (1.34%) CMS
8 4 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.34%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.67%) Documentum
10 2 (0.67%) FileNet
10 2 (0.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 31 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.35%) MS Office
3 3 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (4.01%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.01%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (2.01%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (1.34%) Staffware
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.67%) Summit
4 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.67%) AWD
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.33%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.33%) Agresso
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.67%) Google App Engine
1 2 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.68%) SAN
2 10 (3.34%) Firewall
3 7 (2.34%) Internet
4 6 (2.01%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.67%) Intranet
6 4 (1.34%) HTTP
6 4 (1.34%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.00%) GPRS
7 3 (1.00%) WAN
8 2 (0.67%) 3G
8 2 (0.67%) GSM
8 2 (0.67%) LAN
8 2 (0.67%) UMTS
8 2 (0.67%) VPN
8 2 (0.67%) DNS
8 2 (0.67%) LTE
8 2 (0.67%) 2G
8 2 (0.67%) WEP
9 1 (0.33%) Network Security
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (23.41%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (6.69%) Oracle Database
4 17 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.68%) PowerCenter
6 13 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.35%) QlikView
7 11 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (3.01%) DB2
9 7 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.34%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.67%) Big Data
10 5 (1.67%) MS Access
11 4 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.34%) DTS
11 4 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 37 (12.37%) Selenium
2 27 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (8.03%) WebDriver
3 24 (8.03%) Visual Studio
4 14 (4.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (4.35%) JMeter
6 11 (3.68%) SoapUI
6 11 (3.68%) PhantomJS
7 7 (2.34%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.67%) JIRA
9 4 (1.34%) Introscope
9 4 (1.34%) Ant
10 3 (1.00%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.00%) JDeveloper
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.67%) Toad
12 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 100 (33.44%) Finance
2 13 (4.35%) Automotive
2 13 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (4.01%) Retail
4 10 (3.34%) Banking
5 9 (3.01%) Publishing
6 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.34%) Legal
8 3 (1.00%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.67%) Marketing
9 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.67%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.33%) International Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 99 (33.11%) Analyst
2 72 (24.08%) Developer
3 36 (12.04%) Test Analyst
4 24 (8.03%) Support Analyst
5 17 (5.69%) Development Manager
6 16 (5.35%) Administrator
7 15 (5.02%) SQL Developer
8 14 (4.68%) Java Developer
9 13 (4.35%) Consultant
9 13 (4.35%) Test Manager
9 13 (4.35%) Tester
9 13 (4.35%) Web Manager
10 12 (4.01%) Web Development Manager
11 11 (3.68%) DBA
11 11 (3.68%) Web Developer
12 10 (3.34%) Applications Support
13 9 (3.01%) Data Analyst
14 8 (2.68%) .NET Developer
14 8 (2.68%) Database Developer
14 8 (2.68%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.74%) .NET
2 38 (12.71%) ASP.NET
3 32 (10.70%) HTML
4 31 (10.37%) CSS
5 29 (9.70%) XML
6 26 (8.70%) Web Services
6 26 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (6.02%) SOAP
8 16 (5.35%) jQuery
9 14 (4.68%) .NET Framework
10 11 (3.68%) JSON
11 10 (3.34%) Spring
12 9 (3.01%) LINQ
13 8 (2.68%) Ajax
13 8 (2.68%) HTML5
13 8 (2.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (2.68%) J2EE
14 7 (2.34%) JSP
14 7 (2.34%) Hibernate
14 7 (2.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.02%) N-Tier
2 12 (4.01%) Data Integration
3 10 (3.34%) iPad
4 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.34%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.34%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.34%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.00%) CMDB
6 3 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.00%) Statistics
6 3 (1.00%) Clustering
6 3 (1.00%) CESG
6 3 (1.00%) AS400
7 2 (0.67%) EMC Centera
7 2 (0.67%) PDA
7 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 78 (26.09%) Windows
2 53 (17.73%) UNIX
3 16 (5.35%) Linux
3 16 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.01%) Windows NT
5 6 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.34%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.34%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.00%) AIX
9 2 (0.67%) Solaris
10 1 (0.33%) HPUX
10 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (12.71%) BDD
2 34 (11.37%) OO
3 32 (10.70%) MVC
3 32 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (10.37%) TDD
4 31 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (10.37%) Waterfall
5 30 (10.03%) Scrum
6 27 (9.03%) ITIL
7 25 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (7.02%) Web Development
10 20 (6.69%) Software Testing
10 20 (6.69%) SOA
10 20 (6.69%) Migration
11 17 (5.69%) Domain-Driven Design
12 16 (5.35%) Unit Testing
13 15 (5.02%) Project Management
13 15 (5.02%) CRM
14 14 (4.68%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.42%) C#
2 47 (15.72%) Java
3 41 (13.71%) PL/SQL
4 33 (11.04%) T-SQL
5 29 (9.70%) JavaScript
6 20 (6.69%) VBScript
7 17 (5.69%) VB
8 12 (4.01%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.68%) PHP
10 5 (1.67%) VBA
11 4 (1.34%) Python
12 3 (1.00%) JCL
12 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.00%) C++
12 3 (1.00%) REXX
13 2 (0.67%) Perl
13 2 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.67%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.33%) Ruby
14 1 (0.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 34 (11.37%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.03%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.69%) ISEB
4 18 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.35%) ISTQB
6 12 (4.01%) MCP
7 11 (3.68%) MCSE
8 10 (3.34%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.34%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (1.67%) Degree
11 3 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.33%) MCDST
13 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.33%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.37%) QA
2 12 (4.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.68%) vSphere
4 6 (2.01%) XenApp
5 3 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 15 (5.02%) Backup Exec
2 14 (4.68%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.67%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.34%) TIBCO Hawk
5 3 (1.00%) OVSD
5 3 (1.00%) OpenView
5 3 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.00%) MAINVIEW
5 3 (1.00%) Control-M
6 2 (0.67%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.67%) SCCM
6 2 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.33%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.33%) Nagios
7 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 90 (30.10%) Oracle
2 48 (16.05%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.69%) Citrix
4 20 (6.69%) HP
5 19 (6.35%) SAP
5 19 (6.35%) IBM
5 19 (6.35%) VMware
6 12 (4.01%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (3.68%) Business Objects
7 11 (3.68%) Cognos
8 10 (3.34%) Informatica
9 8 (2.68%) JBoss
9 8 (2.68%) BMC
10 6 (2.01%) TIBCO
10 6 (2.01%) EMC
11 5 (1.67%) NetApp
12 4 (1.34%) CA
12 4 (1.34%) FatWire
13 3 (1.00%) Dundas
13 3 (1.00%) Remedy
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