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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 153 155 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.04% 11.84% 14.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.03% 40.68% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 97 70
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
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
392 381 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 33.42% 29.11% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 232 191
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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 7 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 July 2015. 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 +4 106 £340 -6.52% 30
High Wycombe -2 9 £438 +94.44% 6
Beaconsfield -1 2 £218 -22.32%
Amersham +7 1 - - 1
Aylesbury -4 1 £550 - 4
Bletchley - 1 £250 -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 103 (30.21%) Finance
2 89 (26.10%) SQL Server
3 81 (23.75%) .NET
4 71 (20.82%) Oracle
5 69 (20.23%) HTML
6 66 (19.35%) XML
7 63 (18.48%) Java
8 58 (17.01%) ITIL
8 58 (17.01%) Windows
8 58 (17.01%) Microsoft
9 57 (16.72%) C#
10 52 (15.25%) CSS
11 49 (14.37%) Web Services
11 49 (14.37%) MS Excel
11 49 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (13.20%) MVC
13 44 (12.90%) HP
14 42 (12.32%) MS Office
15 41 (12.02%) ASP.NET
15 41 (12.02%) Service Management
16 40 (11.73%) JavaScript
16 40 (11.73%) Banking
16 40 (11.73%) Unit Testing
17 39 (11.44%) UNIX
18 35 (10.26%) ITSM
19 33 (9.68%) Security Cleared
20 31 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
20 31 (9.09%) T-SQL
21 30 (8.80%) SOAP
21 30 (8.80%) Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 26 (7.62%) CMS
2 19 (5.57%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.81%) IIS
4 11 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.64%) Lync
6 8 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.47%) JBoss
8 5 (1.47%) SAS
9 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.88%) Documentum
11 2 (0.59%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.59%) Kentico
11 2 (0.59%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 49 (14.37%) MS Excel
2 42 (12.32%) MS Office
3 6 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.93%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.88%) SAP BCA
7 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.29%) HFM
8 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.17%) Office 365
2 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.59%) SaaS
2 2 (0.59%) PaaS
2 2 (0.59%) IaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.69%) LDAP
2 8 (2.35%) DNS
2 8 (2.35%) Internet
3 7 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.76%) 3G
4 6 (1.76%) 4G
5 5 (1.47%) VPN
6 4 (1.17%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.88%) LTE
7 3 (0.88%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.88%) ATM
7 3 (0.88%) GPRS
7 3 (0.88%) GSM
7 3 (0.88%) LAN
7 3 (0.88%) UMTS
7 3 (0.88%) WAN
8 2 (0.59%) X.500
8 2 (0.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (26.10%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.50%) DB2
3 27 (7.92%) Oracle Database
4 26 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (7.04%) Relational Database
7 21 (6.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (5.28%) DB2 UDB
9 17 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (4.99%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (4.40%) MySQL
10 15 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (3.52%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (2.93%) SAP BW
14 8 (2.35%) MS Access
15 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (1.76%) Data Mining
17 5 (1.47%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 21 (6.16%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.05%) JIRA
3 7 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.76%) HP UFT
4 6 (1.76%) Selenium
4 6 (1.76%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.17%) ProC
5 4 (1.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.88%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.88%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.59%) Subversion
7 2 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.29%) gulp
8 1 (0.29%) Grunt
8 1 (0.29%) NeoLoad
General
1 103 (30.21%) Finance
2 40 (11.73%) Banking
3 20 (5.87%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.23%) Retail
5 4 (1.17%) Back Office
6 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.59%) Electronics
7 2 (0.59%) Automotive
7 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.59%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (37.54%) Developer
2 88 (25.81%) Analyst
3 24 (7.04%) Architect
3 24 (7.04%) Test Analyst
4 23 (6.74%) Web Developer
4 23 (6.74%) .NET Developer
5 21 (6.16%) ServiceNow Developer
6 18 (5.28%) Consultant
7 16 (4.69%) Administrator
8 15 (4.40%) Data Analyst
9 13 (3.81%) Security Analyst
9 13 (3.81%) DBA
9 13 (3.81%) SQL Developer
10 11 (3.23%) Test Leader
11 10 (2.93%) IT Security Analyst
11 10 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.93%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.64%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.64%) C# Developer
12 9 (2.64%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (23.75%) .NET
2 69 (20.23%) HTML
3 66 (19.35%) XML
4 52 (15.25%) CSS
5 49 (14.37%) Web Services
6 41 (12.02%) ASP.NET
7 30 (8.80%) SOAP
8 29 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (7.33%) .NET Framework
10 24 (7.04%) jQuery
11 17 (4.99%) REST
11 17 (4.99%) HTML5
12 16 (4.69%) WCF
13 15 (4.40%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (3.81%) LINQ
15 12 (3.52%) JSON
16 11 (3.23%) AngularJS
17 9 (2.64%) CSS3
17 9 (2.64%) Ajax
17 9 (2.64%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.33%) CMDB
3 24 (7.04%) Clustering
4 12 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.52%) Data Integration
5 8 (2.35%) SCADA
6 7 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.05%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.76%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.76%) NHS
8 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.88%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.88%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.88%) Biometrics
10 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.88%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.01%) Windows
2 39 (11.44%) UNIX
3 22 (6.45%) Linux
4 12 (3.52%) Solaris
5 10 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.64%) AIX
7 7 (2.05%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.47%) MVS
9 4 (1.17%) Android
9 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.17%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (17.01%) ITIL
2 49 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (13.20%) MVC
4 41 (12.02%) Service Management
5 40 (11.73%) Unit Testing
6 35 (10.26%) ITSM
7 31 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (8.50%) Migration
9 29 (8.50%) Scrum
10 24 (7.04%) Workflow
11 22 (6.45%) ETL
11 22 (6.45%) Project Management
12 21 (6.16%) OO
13 20 (5.87%) Test Scripting
14 19 (5.57%) Content Management
14 19 (5.57%) Data Analysis
15 18 (5.28%) Knowledge Management
16 17 (4.99%) CRM
17 16 (4.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 63 (18.48%) Java
2 57 (16.72%) C#
3 40 (11.73%) JavaScript
4 31 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 27 (7.92%) VB
6 26 (7.62%) PL/SQL
7 25 (7.33%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.40%) VBA
8 15 (4.40%) C++
9 14 (4.11%) Korn
10 11 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.23%) PHP
11 9 (2.64%) C
12 8 (2.35%) VBScript
13 6 (1.76%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.47%) Perl
15 2 (0.59%) XAML
15 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.59%) AWK
Qualifications
1 33 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.57%) Degree
4 18 (5.28%) ISEB
4 18 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.99%) DV Cleared
6 16 (4.69%) CISSP
7 10 (2.93%) MCSE
8 8 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.47%) MCP
9 5 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.17%) CISM
11 3 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.88%) MCSA
11 3 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.59%) CISA
12 2 (0.59%) CISMP
13 1 (0.29%) HNC
13 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.87%) SLA
2 15 (4.40%) QA
3 3 (0.88%) HL7
3 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.59%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) COSO
5 1 (0.29%) Basel III
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.57%) Hyper-V
3 17 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.35%) vSphere
5 4 (1.17%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.59%) Docker
7 2 (0.59%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 16 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (4.40%) OVSD
3 12 (3.52%) Control-M
4 7 (2.05%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.47%) SCCM
5 5 (1.47%) SCOM
5 5 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.17%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.88%) EMC VPLEX
7 3 (0.88%) OpenView
8 2 (0.59%) NetVault Backup
8 2 (0.59%) Netcool
8 2 (0.59%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 71 (20.82%) Oracle
2 58 (17.01%) Microsoft
3 44 (12.90%) HP
4 25 (7.33%) VMware
5 24 (7.04%) BMC
5 24 (7.04%) ServiceNow
6 23 (6.74%) CA
7 19 (5.57%) SAP
8 14 (4.11%) TIBCO
9 12 (3.52%) Business Objects
10 11 (3.23%) Citrix
11 8 (2.35%) Cisco
12 7 (2.05%) NetApp
13 6 (1.76%) Symantec
14 5 (1.47%) Informatica
14 5 (1.47%) Dell
14 5 (1.47%) GFI Software
15 4 (1.17%) Akamai
15 4 (1.17%) Remedy
15 4 (1.17%) Appcelerator
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aylesbury
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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