The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 101 174 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.56% 14.37% 11.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.01% 41.13% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 76 89
Median daily rate £364 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £230 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.85 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+42.23% -23.83%
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
306 423 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 32.01% 34.93% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 228 225
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -10 68 £355 +9.23% 24
High Wycombe +3 12 £365 -8.75% 4
Amersham -1 2 - -
Aylesbury -2 1 £440 -20.00% 6
Marlow - 1 - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 85 (35.86%) SQL Server
2 68 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (28.27%) Finance
3 67 (28.27%) Oracle
4 64 (27.00%) Java
5 61 (25.74%) C#
6 59 (24.89%) .NET
7 46 (19.41%) Microsoft
8 44 (18.57%) JavaScript
9 41 (17.30%) XML
10 40 (16.88%) Banking
11 39 (16.46%) HTML
12 37 (15.61%) Unix
12 37 (15.61%) Windows
13 36 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (13.50%) Linux
14 32 (13.50%) ETL
14 32 (13.50%) SOAP
15 31 (13.08%) Active Directory
16 30 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (12.66%) IBM
16 30 (12.66%) Project Management
17 29 (12.24%) SAS
17 29 (12.24%) Data Quality
18 28 (11.81%) CSS
19 27 (11.39%) MS Excel
19 27 (11.39%) TDD
19 27 (11.39%) Data Analysis
20 25 (10.55%) Web Development
20 25 (10.55%) AngularJS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 29 (12.24%) SAS
2 20 (8.44%) IIS
3 18 (7.59%) WebSphere
4 17 (7.17%) Apache
5 13 (5.49%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.64%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.95%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.53%) JBoss
8 6 (2.53%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.27%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.84%) CMS
10 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.84%) PowerExchange
10 2 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 27 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.44%) MS Office
3 5 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.27%) SPSS
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.84%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.42%) Staffware
3 1 (0.42%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.69%) SaaS
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.42%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.49%) LDAP
1 13 (5.49%) SAN
1 13 (5.49%) SMTP
2 9 (3.80%) HTTP
3 7 (2.95%) WAN
4 6 (2.53%) DNS
4 6 (2.53%) LAN
5 4 (1.69%) FTP
6 3 (1.27%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.27%) Internet
6 3 (1.27%) SSL
6 3 (1.27%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.84%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.84%) Network Security
7 2 (0.84%) Wireless
8 1 (0.42%) 2G
8 1 (0.42%) 4G
8 1 (0.42%) Firewall
8 1 (0.42%) LTE
8 1 (0.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (35.86%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (7.17%) Oracle Database
5 16 (6.75%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 15 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (5.06%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.06%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 10 (4.22%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (2.95%) Big Data
12 7 (2.95%) HBase
12 7 (2.95%) Impala
12 7 (2.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (4.22%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.80%) Log4j
3 6 (2.53%) Maven
4 5 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.11%) Selenium
4 5 (2.11%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.11%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.69%) JIRA
5 4 (1.69%) Subversion
6 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.27%) XMLSpy
7 2 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.84%) JUnit
7 2 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.84%) Toad
8 1 (0.42%) ERwin
8 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 67 (28.27%) Finance
2 40 (16.88%) Banking
3 16 (6.75%) Retail
4 8 (3.38%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.53%) Marketing
7 3 (1.27%) Electronics
7 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.84%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (36.71%) Developer
2 60 (25.32%) Analyst
3 25 (10.55%) SQL Analyst
4 21 (8.86%) .NET Developer
4 21 (8.86%) SQL Developer
5 17 (7.17%) Architect
6 15 (6.33%) Data Analyst
6 15 (6.33%) Test Analyst
7 13 (5.49%) Applications Support
7 13 (5.49%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (5.06%) DBA
8 12 (5.06%) SQL DBA
9 11 (4.64%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.22%) Oracle Analyst
10 10 (4.22%) SAS Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.80%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.89%) .NET
2 41 (17.30%) XML
3 39 (16.46%) HTML
4 32 (13.50%) SOAP
5 28 (11.81%) CSS
6 25 (10.55%) AngularJS
7 24 (10.13%) jQuery
8 23 (9.70%) Web Services
9 21 (8.86%) HTML5
10 18 (7.59%) ASP.NET
11 17 (7.17%) XSLT
12 16 (6.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (5.91%) Laravel
13 14 (5.91%) WCF
14 13 (5.49%) .NET Framework
15 12 (5.06%) REST
15 12 (5.06%) Spring
16 10 (4.22%) Middleware
17 9 (3.80%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.38%) Statistics
3 6 (2.53%) Data Integration
3 6 (2.53%) DataPower
4 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.27%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.27%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.84%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.84%) iPad
5 2 (0.84%) Replication
5 2 (0.84%) User Experience
6 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.42%) Fintech
6 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.42%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.61%) Unix
1 37 (15.61%) Windows
2 32 (13.50%) Linux
3 13 (5.49%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.64%) zOS
5 5 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.84%) Android
7 2 (0.84%) MVS
8 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.42%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (13.50%) ETL
3 30 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (12.66%) Project Management
4 27 (11.39%) Data Analysis
4 27 (11.39%) TDD
5 25 (10.55%) Web Development
6 20 (8.44%) DevOps
6 20 (8.44%) Scrum
7 17 (7.17%) SDLC
8 16 (6.75%) MVC
9 15 (6.33%) ITIL
10 14 (5.91%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.91%) Workflow
11 13 (5.49%) High Availability
11 13 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.49%) Technical Analysis
12 12 (5.06%) Business Analysis
12 12 (5.06%) Security Operations
12 12 (5.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.00%) Java
2 61 (25.74%) C#
3 44 (18.57%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.28%) PL/SQL
5 21 (8.86%) VB
6 18 (7.59%) PHP
6 18 (7.59%) T-SQL
7 16 (6.75%) PowerShell
8 12 (5.06%) Python
9 8 (3.38%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.38%) Perl
9 8 (3.38%) VBA
10 7 (2.95%) Scala
11 3 (1.27%) C++
11 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.84%) JCL
12 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.42%) C
13 1 (0.42%) COBOL
13 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (5.06%) ISEB
2 10 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.95%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.95%) MCSE
4 7 (2.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.11%) Degree
5 5 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.42%) MCITP
8 1 (0.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.42%) MCSA
8 1 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.24%) Data Quality
2 18 (7.59%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.95%) XenApp
4 4 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.27%) vSphere
6 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.42%) Docker
7 1 (0.42%) HDFS
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.69%) SCOM
2 3 (1.27%) Nagios
3 2 (0.84%) Control-M
4 1 (0.42%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.42%) cPanel
4 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.42%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.42%) Mesos
4 1 (0.42%) Netcool
4 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.42%) OVSD
4 1 (0.42%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (28.27%) Oracle
2 46 (19.41%) Microsoft
3 30 (12.66%) IBM
4 14 (5.91%) VMware
5 13 (5.49%) SAP
6 10 (4.22%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.95%) Citrix
7 7 (2.95%) Cloudera
7 7 (2.95%) CommVault
7 7 (2.95%) HP
8 6 (2.53%) Teradata
9 5 (2.11%) NetApp
10 4 (1.69%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.69%) EMC
10 4 (1.69%) Informatica
11 3 (1.27%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.27%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.84%) Cognos
12 2 (0.84%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.84%) Remedy
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