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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 118 150 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.55% 14.35% 12.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.70% 42.13% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 72 38
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +71.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -18.58%
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
313 356 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.32% 34.07% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 194 85
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £20.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £98.50 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -5 78 £300 -7.69% 24
High Wycombe -6 8 £313 +4.16% 5
Newport Pagnell - 1 £300 - 1
Aylesbury - 1 £293 - 3
Chesham - 1 - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - - 4
Amersham - - - - 1
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 85 (31.72%) Finance
2 80 (29.85%) .NET
3 78 (29.10%) Oracle
4 77 (28.73%) C#
5 75 (27.99%) SQL Server
6 62 (23.13%) Windows
7 57 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (17.91%) UNIX
9 42 (15.67%) PL/SQL
9 42 (15.67%) T-SQL
10 39 (14.55%) QA
11 38 (14.18%) Microsoft
12 37 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (13.81%) MVC
13 35 (13.06%) ASP.NET
14 34 (12.69%) Waterfall
15 32 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (11.94%) Java
16 31 (11.57%) BDD
17 30 (11.19%) Selenium
17 30 (11.19%) TDD
18 29 (10.82%) Oracle Database
19 28 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
19 28 (10.45%) ISEB
20 26 (9.70%) JavaScript
20 26 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (8.96%) XML
21 24 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
22 23 (8.58%) MS Excel
23 22 (8.21%) Security Cleared

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 12 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (3.73%) IIS
4 5 (1.87%) CMS
5 4 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (1.49%) SAS
5 4 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.12%) Apache
7 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.75%) CICS
7 2 (0.75%) Documentum
7 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.75%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.37%) Moodle
Applications
1 23 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.36%) MS Office
3 6 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) TIBCO iProcess
1 6 (2.24%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (2.24%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.49%) Summit
2 4 (1.49%) Staffware
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.75%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.75%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.37%) Agresso
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.49%) Google App Engine
1 4 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.12%) SaaS
2 3 (1.12%) PaaS
2 3 (1.12%) Heroku
3 2 (0.75%) Route 53
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.61%) SAN
2 6 (2.24%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (1.87%) 2G
3 5 (1.87%) 3G
3 5 (1.87%) WAN
3 5 (1.87%) LTE
4 4 (1.49%) GPRS
4 4 (1.49%) GSM
4 4 (1.49%) UMTS
4 4 (1.49%) Firewall
5 3 (1.12%) DNS
5 3 (1.12%) LAN
6 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.75%) 4G
6 2 (0.75%) Network Security
6 2 (0.75%) VoIP
6 2 (0.75%) IPv4
6 2 (0.75%) IPv6
7 1 (0.37%) Telnet
7 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (27.99%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.82%) Oracle Database
3 24 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (6.72%) Relational Database
5 16 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.85%) PowerCenter
6 13 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.99%) QlikView
9 7 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.61%) OLTP
10 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.24%) MySQL
10 6 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.24%) MS Access
11 5 (1.87%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.87%) SAP BW
11 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (11.19%) Selenium
2 21 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 18 (6.72%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (6.34%) WebDriver
5 11 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.73%) JIRA
7 8 (2.99%) MSTest
8 7 (2.61%) JMeter
9 6 (2.24%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.24%) Toad
9 6 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.49%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.49%) Subversion
10 4 (1.49%) Ant
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.12%) WatiN
12 2 (0.75%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.75%) JDeveloper
General
1 85 (31.72%) Finance
2 17 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.60%) Banking
4 10 (3.73%) Automotive
5 6 (2.24%) Retail
6 4 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Legal
7 3 (1.12%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 2 (0.75%) Back Office
8 2 (0.75%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (31.72%) Developer
2 82 (30.60%) Analyst
3 27 (10.07%) Test Analyst
4 18 (6.72%) .NET Developer
5 17 (6.34%) SQL Developer
5 17 (6.34%) Support Analyst
6 16 (5.97%) Tester
7 13 (4.85%) Database Developer
7 13 (4.85%) Test Manager
7 13 (4.85%) Consultant
8 11 (4.10%) DBA
8 11 (4.10%) SQL Database Developer
9 10 (3.73%) C# Developer
9 10 (3.73%) Web Developer
9 10 (3.73%) Development Manager
10 9 (3.36%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (2.99%) QA Analyst
11 8 (2.99%) Web Manager
11 8 (2.99%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (29.85%) .NET
2 35 (13.06%) ASP.NET
3 28 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (8.96%) XML
5 21 (7.84%) jQuery
6 19 (7.09%) .NET Framework
7 18 (6.72%) WCF
7 18 (6.72%) HTML
8 17 (6.34%) Web Services
9 14 (5.22%) CSS
10 13 (4.85%) WinForms
10 13 (4.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (3.73%) WPF
12 9 (3.36%) JSON
12 9 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (2.99%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (2.99%) Ajax
14 7 (2.61%) Castle Windsor
14 7 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (2.24%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.60%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.24%) Statistics
3 6 (2.24%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.12%) Clustering
5 3 (1.12%) AS400
5 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.75%) iPad
6 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.75%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.75%) HACMP
6 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.75%) DTV
6 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.37%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.13%) Windows
2 48 (17.91%) UNIX
3 18 (6.72%) Linux
4 16 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.22%) Windows NT
6 7 (2.61%) Windows Vista
7 5 (1.87%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.12%) Solaris
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.12%) Android
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) AIX
9 2 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (13.81%) MVC
3 34 (12.69%) Waterfall
4 32 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 31 (11.57%) BDD
6 30 (11.19%) TDD
7 22 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (6.72%) Test Management
8 18 (6.72%) Test Scripting
8 18 (6.72%) Test Automation
9 16 (5.97%) Web Development
9 16 (5.97%) Software Testing
9 16 (5.97%) ITIL
9 16 (5.97%) OO
9 16 (5.97%) Scrum
10 15 (5.60%) SOA
10 15 (5.60%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (5.22%) Migration
12 12 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (28.73%) C#
2 42 (15.67%) PL/SQL
2 42 (15.67%) T-SQL
3 32 (11.94%) Java
4 26 (9.70%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.34%) VBScript
6 16 (5.97%) VB
7 15 (5.60%) Perl
8 11 (4.10%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.10%) Python
9 9 (3.36%) VBA
10 8 (2.99%) XAML
11 7 (2.61%) PHP
12 5 (1.87%) C++
12 5 (1.87%) C
12 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.12%) COBOL
14 2 (0.75%) VB6
14 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.75%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 28 (10.45%) ISEB
2 22 (8.21%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (6.72%) SC Cleared
5 14 (5.22%) ISTQB
6 11 (4.10%) MCSE
7 10 (3.73%) Degree
7 10 (3.73%) MCP
8 6 (2.24%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.12%) HND
9 3 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.75%) MCITP
10 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.55%) QA
2 6 (2.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) XenApp
2 3 (1.12%) vSphere
3 2 (0.75%) GPFS
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (4.10%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.24%) OVSD
4 5 (1.87%) Control-M
5 4 (1.49%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.75%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (0.75%) Netcool
6 2 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.37%) Nagios
7 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.37%) SCCM
7 1 (0.37%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 78 (29.10%) Oracle
2 38 (14.18%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.46%) SAP
4 17 (6.34%) Business Objects
5 16 (5.97%) Citrix
5 16 (5.97%) VMware
6 15 (5.60%) Informatica
7 11 (4.10%) HP
8 9 (3.36%) Greenplum
9 6 (2.24%) TIBCO
9 6 (2.24%) Remedy
10 5 (1.87%) NetApp
10 5 (1.87%) Google
11 4 (1.49%) Telerik
11 4 (1.49%) BMC
11 4 (1.49%) EMC
12 3 (1.12%) Intel
12 3 (1.12%) Cisco
12 3 (1.12%) IBM
12 3 (1.12%) Juniper
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