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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 123 184 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.68% 13.97% 11.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.68% 43.91% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 85 65
Median daily rate £390 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £233 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.66%
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
318 419 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.20% 31.81% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 223 210
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £38.50 £26.00 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% +62.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -2 91 £400 +29.03% 17
High Wycombe -2 15 £365 +4.28% 4
Amersham 0 1 - -
Buckingham 0 1 £300 - 1
Marlow - 1 - - 2
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 93 (35.91%) SQL Server
2 77 (29.73%) Finance
2 77 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (27.80%) .NET
4 70 (27.03%) C#
5 66 (25.48%) Oracle
6 60 (23.17%) Microsoft
7 49 (18.92%) Windows
8 47 (18.15%) Java
9 41 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (15.06%) Banking
11 37 (14.29%) Unix
12 36 (13.90%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (13.90%) SAS
13 34 (13.13%) Active Directory
14 33 (12.74%) JavaScript
15 32 (12.36%) XML
15 32 (12.36%) Project Management
15 32 (12.36%) Data Quality
16 31 (11.97%) HTML
16 31 (11.97%) SOAP
17 30 (11.58%) PL/SQL
17 30 (11.58%) TDD
18 29 (11.20%) MS Office
19 28 (10.81%) SAP
20 27 (10.42%) Linux
21 26 (10.04%) Data Analysis
22 25 (9.65%) Security Cleared
22 25 (9.65%) ETL
23 24 (9.27%) MS Excel

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 36 (13.90%) SAS
2 19 (7.34%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.56%) Apache
3 17 (6.56%) IIS
3 17 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.09%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.93%) JBoss
6 5 (1.93%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.54%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.16%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.77%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.77%) PowerExchange
10 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (11.20%) MS Office
2 24 (9.27%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.16%) SPSS
5 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.77%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.39%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.93%) SaaS
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.56%) SMTP
2 16 (6.18%) SAN
3 14 (5.41%) LDAP
4 10 (3.86%) HTTP
5 9 (3.47%) Internet
6 7 (2.70%) WAN
7 6 (2.32%) Firewall
7 6 (2.32%) LAN
8 5 (1.93%) DNS
9 4 (1.54%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.54%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.54%) NAS
10 3 (1.16%) FTP
10 3 (1.16%) SSL
10 3 (1.16%) WinSCP
11 2 (0.77%) Intranet
11 2 (0.77%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.77%) Wireless
12 1 (0.39%) 4G
12 1 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (35.91%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.27%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (7.72%) BusinessObjects
3 20 (7.72%) Oracle Database
4 19 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.79%) Data Mining
7 14 (5.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 14 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (4.25%) QlikView
10 10 (3.86%) SAP BI
11 8 (3.09%) Big Data
11 8 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (3.09%) NoSQL
11 8 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (3.09%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (3.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.93%) Maven
2 5 (1.93%) Selenium
2 5 (1.93%) Subversion
3 4 (1.54%) JIRA
3 4 (1.54%) NUnit
3 4 (1.54%) Rational Rose
3 4 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.54%) Toad
4 3 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.16%) Moq
4 3 (1.16%) MSTest
4 3 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (1.16%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.16%) XMLSpy
5 2 (0.77%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.39%) Flyway
6 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
General
1 77 (29.73%) Finance
2 39 (15.06%) Banking
3 19 (7.34%) Retail
4 12 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.86%) Retail Banking
6 9 (3.47%) Marketing
7 6 (2.32%) Electronics
7 6 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (35.52%) Developer
2 71 (27.41%) Analyst
3 29 (11.20%) SQL Analyst
4 28 (10.81%) Test Analyst
5 21 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 21 (8.11%) Data Analyst
5 21 (8.11%) SQL Developer
6 20 (7.72%) Architect
7 13 (5.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (5.02%) C# Developer
8 12 (4.63%) SAS Analyst
9 11 (4.25%) SAP Analyst
9 11 (4.25%) SAP Test Analyst
10 10 (3.86%) Oracle Analyst
10 10 (3.86%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.09%) Data Quality Analyst
11 8 (3.09%) DBA
11 8 (3.09%) Server Engineer
11 8 (3.09%) SQL DBA
12 7 (2.70%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (27.80%) .NET
2 32 (12.36%) XML
3 31 (11.97%) HTML
3 31 (11.97%) SOAP
4 22 (8.49%) AngularJS
4 22 (8.49%) CSS
4 22 (8.49%) HTML5
5 18 (6.95%) jQuery
6 16 (6.18%) ASP.NET
6 16 (6.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (6.18%) Web Services
7 15 (5.79%) WCF
8 14 (5.41%) Laravel
8 14 (5.41%) REST
8 14 (5.41%) WPF
9 12 (4.63%) .NET Framework
9 12 (4.63%) Middleware
10 10 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (3.47%) Spring
12 8 (3.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.47%) Data Integration
2 9 (3.47%) Statistics
3 8 (3.09%) Clustering
4 5 (1.93%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.16%) DataPower
6 3 (1.16%) NHS
6 3 (1.16%) User Experience
6 3 (1.16%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.77%) CESG
7 2 (0.77%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.77%) Replication
8 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.39%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) HACMP
8 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.92%) Windows
2 37 (14.29%) Unix
3 27 (10.42%) Linux
4 17 (6.56%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.25%) zOS
6 7 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.77%) Android
9 2 (0.77%) MVS
10 1 (0.39%) AIX
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Solaris
10 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.90%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (12.36%) Project Management
4 30 (11.58%) TDD
5 26 (10.04%) Data Analysis
6 25 (9.65%) ETL
7 22 (8.49%) SDLC
7 22 (8.49%) Web Development
8 20 (7.72%) DevOps
8 20 (7.72%) Scrum
9 17 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (6.18%) Data Modelling
11 15 (5.79%) Analytics
11 15 (5.79%) High Availability
12 14 (5.41%) Business Analysis
12 14 (5.41%) ITIL
12 14 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
12 14 (5.41%) Workflow
13 13 (5.02%) MVC
13 13 (5.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.03%) C#
2 47 (18.15%) Java
3 33 (12.74%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.58%) PL/SQL
5 22 (8.49%) PHP
6 20 (7.72%) T-SQL
6 20 (7.72%) VB
7 16 (6.18%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.47%) Perl
9 8 (3.09%) VBA
10 6 (2.32%) Python
11 4 (1.54%) Scala
11 4 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.16%) C++
12 3 (1.16%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.77%) JCL
14 1 (0.39%) Korn
14 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.39%) VBScript
14 1 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.34%) ISEB
3 17 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.79%) DV Cleared
5 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.47%) MCSE
7 8 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.93%) Degree
8 5 (1.93%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.16%) MCP
11 2 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.77%) MCTS
12 1 (0.39%) CCSP
12 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.39%) MCITP
12 1 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.36%) Data Quality
2 21 (8.11%) QA
3 3 (1.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 34 (13.13%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.70%) vSphere
5 6 (2.32%) XenApp
6 3 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.39%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.86%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.93%) OVSD
3 4 (1.54%) OpenView
3 4 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.16%) Nagios
4 3 (1.16%) SCOM
5 2 (0.77%) Control-M
6 1 (0.39%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.39%) Ansible
6 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.39%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.39%) cPanel
6 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.39%) Netcool
6 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.39%) Puppet
6 1 (0.39%) SCCM
6 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 66 (25.48%) Oracle
2 60 (23.17%) Microsoft
3 28 (10.81%) SAP
4 23 (8.88%) VMware
5 18 (6.95%) IBM
6 16 (6.18%) HP
7 11 (4.25%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.47%) Citrix
9 6 (2.32%) CommVault
9 6 (2.32%) EMC
9 6 (2.32%) Teradata
10 5 (1.93%) Dell
10 5 (1.93%) NetApp
11 4 (1.54%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.54%) Remedy
11 4 (1.54%) StorageTek
11 4 (1.54%) Sun
12 3 (1.16%) Greenplum
12 3 (1.16%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.16%) webMethods
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Circa £30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: to 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £380.00 - £450 per day + Please quote
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £380.00 - £420 per day + Please quote
Posted: 11 days ago
High Wycombe
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago