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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 130 152 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.31% 12.85% 11.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.92% 41.19% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 61 62
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
334 369 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 34.19% 31.19% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 177 180
Average daily rate £361 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 104 £350 +7.69% 33
High Wycombe +1 3 £298 -13.45% 10
Aylesbury 0 2 £450 - 4
Amersham - 2 - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 131 (40.06%) Finance
2 94 (28.75%) Oracle
3 88 (26.91%) SQL Server
4 85 (25.99%) .NET
5 78 (23.85%) C#
6 76 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (22.63%) Microsoft
8 63 (19.27%) Windows
9 45 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (13.15%) Banking
11 41 (12.54%) Linux
12 39 (11.93%) PL/SQL
12 39 (11.93%) Oracle Database
12 39 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (11.31%) Data Quality
14 35 (10.70%) Java
15 33 (10.09%) Project Management
15 33 (10.09%) T-SQL
15 33 (10.09%) XML
15 33 (10.09%) Unix
16 31 (9.48%) MS Office
16 31 (9.48%) SAP
17 30 (9.17%) TDD
18 29 (8.87%) Security Cleared
18 29 (8.87%) MS Excel
18 29 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
19 28 (8.56%) BusinessObjects
19 28 (8.56%) Validation
19 28 (8.56%) QA
20 27 (8.26%) SAS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (8.26%) SAS
2 25 (7.65%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.42%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.67%) IIS
5 11 (3.36%) Apache
6 10 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.14%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.83%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.92%) JBoss
10 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.61%) Liferay
10 2 (0.61%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (9.48%) MS Office
2 29 (8.87%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.53%) AutoCAD
6 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.61%) SPSS
8 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.83%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.22%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.61%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.53%) SaaS
1 5 (1.53%) Veeva
2 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.75%) Internet
1 9 (2.75%) SMTP
2 8 (2.45%) SAN
3 7 (2.14%) Firewall
4 6 (1.83%) LDAP
5 5 (1.53%) HTTP
5 5 (1.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.22%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.22%) NAS
7 3 (0.92%) Intranet
8 2 (0.61%) DNS
8 2 (0.61%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.61%) LAN
8 2 (0.61%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.61%) WAN
8 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.31%) ATM
9 1 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.31%) Wireless
9 1 (0.31%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (26.91%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.93%) Oracle Database
3 29 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (8.56%) BusinessObjects
5 26 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (6.42%) DB2
7 17 (5.20%) Data Mining
8 14 (4.28%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (4.28%) MS Access
8 14 (4.28%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (3.98%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (3.67%) DB2 UDB
10 12 (3.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 11 (3.36%) SAP BI
11 11 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (2.45%) Big Data
13 8 (2.45%) OLTP
13 8 (2.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (3.67%) Eclipse
1 12 (3.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.75%) Toad
3 8 (2.45%) Introscope
4 7 (2.14%) NUnit
5 5 (1.53%) Rational Rose
5 5 (1.53%) Subversion
5 5 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.22%) Moq
6 4 (1.22%) MSTest
6 4 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.22%) Selenium
7 3 (0.92%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.61%) Ant
8 2 (0.61%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.61%) JIRA
8 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.61%) Maven
8 2 (0.61%) NMock
8 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 131 (40.06%) Finance
2 43 (13.15%) Banking
3 23 (7.03%) Retail
4 18 (5.50%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.36%) Marketing
6 8 (2.45%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.14%) Aerospace
7 7 (2.14%) Electronics
7 7 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.22%) Legal
10 3 (0.92%) Law
11 2 (0.61%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
12 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 106 (32.42%) Analyst
2 97 (29.66%) Developer
3 43 (13.15%) Test Analyst
4 35 (10.70%) SQL Developer
5 34 (10.40%) SQL Analyst
6 27 (8.26%) .NET Developer
6 27 (8.26%) C# Developer
7 26 (7.95%) Architect
8 23 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (6.42%) Data Analyst
10 16 (4.89%) Consultant
10 16 (4.89%) SAP Analyst
10 16 (4.89%) SAP Test Analyst
11 13 (3.98%) Financial Analyst
12 12 (3.67%) Service Analyst
12 12 (3.67%) Tester
13 11 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 10 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 10 (3.06%) DBA
14 10 (3.06%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (25.99%) .NET
2 33 (10.09%) XML
3 23 (7.03%) HTML
4 22 (6.73%) ASP.NET
5 21 (6.42%) WCF
6 20 (6.12%) SOAP
7 19 (5.81%) Web Services
8 18 (5.50%) CSS
9 17 (5.20%) .NET Framework
9 17 (5.20%) Middleware
9 17 (5.20%) WPF
10 15 (4.59%) jQuery
11 11 (3.36%) AngularJS
11 11 (3.36%) REST
12 10 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (3.06%) HTML5
13 8 (2.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (2.14%) Entity Framework
14 7 (2.14%) MSMQ
14 7 (2.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.50%) Clustering
3 15 (4.59%) NHS
4 13 (3.98%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.67%) Data Extraction
5 12 (3.67%) N-Tier
6 11 (3.36%) Data Integration
7 9 (2.75%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.83%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.83%) HACMP
8 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.83%) Statistics
9 4 (1.22%) CMDB
9 4 (1.22%) User Experience
10 3 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.61%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.61%) Replication
11 2 (0.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 63 (19.27%) Windows
2 41 (12.54%) Linux
3 33 (10.09%) Unix
4 26 (7.95%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.75%) Solaris
7 8 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.14%) AIX
8 7 (2.14%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.53%) MVS
10 5 (1.53%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.53%) zOS
11 1 (0.31%) Android
11 1 (0.31%) HPUX
11 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (10.09%) Project Management
4 30 (9.17%) TDD
5 28 (8.56%) Validation
6 26 (7.95%) Data Modelling
7 25 (7.65%) Scrum
8 24 (7.34%) MVC
9 22 (6.73%) Business Analysis
9 22 (6.73%) Test Scripting
10 21 (6.42%) SDLC
10 21 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (5.81%) Analytics
11 19 (5.81%) CRM
11 19 (5.81%) Data Analysis
11 19 (5.81%) ITIL
12 18 (5.50%) Software Testing
13 17 (5.20%) Migration
13 17 (5.20%) Service Management
13 17 (5.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 78 (23.85%) C#
2 39 (11.93%) PL/SQL
3 35 (10.70%) Java
4 33 (10.09%) T-SQL
5 25 (7.65%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.28%) PHP
7 13 (3.98%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.83%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.83%) Korn
8 6 (1.83%) VB
9 5 (1.53%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.22%) C++
10 4 (1.22%) Python
10 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.22%) VBA
11 3 (0.92%) JCL
11 3 (0.92%) Ruby
12 2 (0.61%) C
12 2 (0.61%) Scala
12 2 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (8.87%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.73%) ISEB
3 21 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.28%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.36%) Degree
6 8 (2.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.92%) MCP
9 3 (0.92%) MCSA
9 3 (0.92%) MCSE
9 3 (0.92%) MCTS
9 3 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.61%) MCITP
11 1 (0.31%) CCSP
11 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.31%) Data Quality
2 28 (8.56%) QA
3 20 (6.12%) SLA
4 6 (1.83%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.28%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.98%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.83%) GPFS
5 5 (1.53%) vSphere
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.45%) CA Wily
3 7 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.53%) OVSD
5 4 (1.22%) OpenView
5 4 (1.22%) SCCM
5 4 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.92%) Control-M
7 2 (0.61%) Ansible
7 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.61%) Puppet
8 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.31%) cPanel
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.31%) SCOM
8 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 94 (28.75%) Oracle
2 74 (22.63%) Microsoft
3 31 (9.48%) SAP
4 24 (7.34%) VMware
5 16 (4.89%) Remedy
6 15 (4.59%) HP
7 9 (2.75%) IBM
8 8 (2.45%) Intel
9 7 (2.14%) NetApp
9 7 (2.14%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.14%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.83%) CA
10 6 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.53%) Cegedim Rx
11 5 (1.53%) Sun
12 4 (1.22%) Citrix
12 4 (1.22%) Dell
12 4 (1.22%) EMC
12 4 (1.22%) StorageTek
13 3 (0.92%) Cognos
Buckingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millingham Consulting
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 pro rata (9 Month
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £160.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Essential TV Statistics
Rate: £325 per day (3+ month contract)
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £340 - £425 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago