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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 188 140 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.58% 11.69% 10.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.76% 38.67% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 67 48
Average daily rate
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£318 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
420 362 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 32.58% 30.22% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 207 145
Average daily rate £325 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 16
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.80% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 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
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 21 April 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 +5 121 £300 -7.69% 32
High Wycombe +1 21 £350 +36.58% 5
Aylesbury +5 3 £400 - 1
Buckingham - 2 - -
Amersham +2 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 - - 1
Olney - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 2
Beaconsfield - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (31.99%) Finance
2 93 (28.88%) SQL Server
3 80 (24.84%) .NET
4 68 (21.12%) Oracle
5 64 (19.88%) C#
6 56 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 53 (16.46%) XML
8 50 (15.53%) Windows
9 49 (15.22%) Web Services
9 49 (15.22%) HTML
10 46 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 45 (13.98%) MS Excel
11 45 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (13.66%) Java
12 44 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
13 43 (13.35%) CSS
14 39 (12.11%) T-SQL
15 38 (11.80%) MVC
16 37 (11.49%) Telecoms
16 37 (11.49%) ITIL
17 36 (11.18%) JavaScript
18 34 (10.56%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (10.56%) Banking
19 33 (10.25%) UNIX
20 32 (9.94%) MS Office
21 30 (9.32%) Service Management
21 30 (9.32%) User Acceptance Testing
22 29 (9.01%) Relational Database
23 28 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 23 (7.14%) CMS
2 10 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.80%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.17%) IIS
6 6 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.86%) Kentico
7 5 (1.55%) JBoss
8 3 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.62%) Node.js
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 45 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 32 (9.94%) MS Office
3 10 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.86%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.55%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.93%) SAP BCA
5 3 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.31%) HFM
7 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.24%) PaaS
2 2 (0.62%) Heroku
2 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.62%) SaaS
2 2 (0.62%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.28%) Radio Access Network
2 11 (3.42%) DNS
3 8 (2.48%) 3G
4 7 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.17%) 4G
5 6 (1.86%) Internet
5 6 (1.86%) LDAP
5 6 (1.86%) ATM
6 5 (1.55%) VPN
6 5 (1.55%) LTE
7 4 (1.24%) Firewall
7 4 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.24%) 2G
7 4 (1.24%) GPRS
7 4 (1.24%) GSM
7 4 (1.24%) LAN
7 4 (1.24%) UMTS
7 4 (1.24%) WAN
8 3 (0.93%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (28.88%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.56%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (9.01%) Relational Database
4 28 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (6.83%) Oracle Database
6 21 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (5.28%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (3.42%) SAP BW
12 11 (3.42%) MySQL
13 9 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (2.17%) OLTP
14 7 (2.17%) DB2
14 7 (2.17%) MS Access
15 6 (1.86%) Data Mining
15 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.48%) JIRA
3 8 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.86%) MSTest
4 6 (1.86%) Selenium
5 5 (1.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (1.55%) ProC
6 4 (1.24%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.24%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.93%) NUnit
7 3 (0.93%) Subversion
7 3 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.93%) Toad
8 1 (0.31%) PVCS
General
1 103 (31.99%) Finance
2 37 (11.49%) Telecoms
3 34 (10.56%) Banking
4 9 (2.80%) Retail
5 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.62%) Back Office
6 2 (0.62%) Electronics
6 2 (0.62%) Automotive
6 2 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
7 1 (0.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 129 (40.06%) Developer
2 81 (25.16%) Analyst
3 30 (9.32%) Architect
4 26 (8.07%) Test Analyst
5 22 (6.83%) .NET Developer
6 21 (6.52%) Web Developer
7 16 (4.97%) Consultant
8 14 (4.35%) Test Leader
9 13 (4.04%) ServiceNow Developer
9 13 (4.04%) SQL Developer
10 12 (3.73%) C# Developer
11 11 (3.42%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.11%) DBA
13 9 (2.80%) Data Analyst
13 9 (2.80%) WPF Developer
14 7 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
14 7 (2.17%) SQL DBA
14 7 (2.17%) MI Analyst
15 6 (1.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (24.84%) .NET
2 53 (16.46%) XML
3 49 (15.22%) Web Services
3 49 (15.22%) HTML
4 46 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 43 (13.35%) CSS
6 27 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (7.76%) WCF
8 23 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 19 (5.90%) jQuery
10 18 (5.59%) WinForms
10 18 (5.59%) SOAP
11 13 (4.04%) HTML5
11 13 (4.04%) Entity Framework
12 11 (3.42%) REST
12 11 (3.42%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (3.42%) WPF
13 10 (3.11%) LINQ
13 10 (3.11%) CSS3
14 8 (2.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.66%) CMDB
3 11 (3.42%) SCADA
4 10 (3.11%) Clustering
5 9 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.48%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.86%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.86%) Statistics
8 6 (1.86%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.55%) NHS
10 4 (1.24%) Social Media
11 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.93%) Open Source
11 3 (0.93%) HACMP
12 2 (0.62%) DTV
12 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.62%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.53%) Windows
2 33 (10.25%) UNIX
3 25 (7.76%) Linux
4 10 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.11%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.17%) Solaris
6 6 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.86%) Windows Vista
6 6 (1.86%) Android
7 5 (1.55%) AIX
8 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.93%) MVS
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.62%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (11.80%) MVC
4 37 (11.49%) ITIL
5 30 (9.32%) Service Management
5 30 (9.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (7.76%) Unit Testing
6 25 (7.76%) Scrum
7 22 (6.83%) Test Scripting
8 19 (5.90%) Workflow
8 19 (5.90%) Migration
8 19 (5.90%) ITSM
9 18 (5.59%) ETL
9 18 (5.59%) Waterfall
10 17 (5.28%) Project Management
10 17 (5.28%) OO
11 16 (4.97%) Validation
11 16 (4.97%) Test Management
11 16 (4.97%) Content Management
12 15 (4.66%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.88%) C#
2 44 (13.66%) Java
3 39 (12.11%) T-SQL
4 36 (11.18%) JavaScript
5 28 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 23 (7.14%) VBA
7 18 (5.59%) Perl
8 16 (4.97%) VB
9 15 (4.66%) Python
10 12 (3.73%) VB.NET
11 10 (3.11%) XAML
12 9 (2.80%) C++
13 8 (2.48%) PHP
14 7 (2.17%) C
15 5 (1.55%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.55%) Korn
16 4 (1.24%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.62%) AWK
17 2 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.59%) ISEB
3 17 (5.28%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.73%) MCSE
5 11 (3.42%) Degree
6 8 (2.48%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.48%) CISSP
7 7 (2.17%) MCP
8 4 (1.24%) CISM
8 4 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.93%) MCITP
10 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.62%) CISA
10 2 (0.62%) CISMP
10 2 (0.62%) MCSA
11 1 (0.31%) CCNP
11 1 (0.31%) CCNA
11 1 (0.31%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.52%) QA
2 10 (3.11%) SLA
3 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) COBIT
4 2 (0.62%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) COSO
5 1 (0.31%) Basel III
System Software
1 14 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.86%) vSphere
4 4 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.24%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.93%) GPFS
6 2 (0.62%) Docker
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.31%) XenApp
7 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.48%) Control-M
3 7 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.86%) OVSD
5 5 (1.55%) SCCM
6 3 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (0.93%) Netcool
7 2 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 68 (21.12%) Oracle
2 56 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.45%) Business Objects
4 23 (7.14%) SAP
4 23 (7.14%) HP
5 19 (5.90%) BMC
6 18 (5.59%) VMware
7 15 (4.66%) CA
7 15 (4.66%) ServiceNow
8 14 (4.35%) Greenplum
9 11 (3.42%) Citrix
10 9 (2.80%) Cisco
11 7 (2.17%) TIBCO
11 7 (2.17%) Remedy
12 6 (1.86%) Intel
13 4 (1.24%) Akamai
13 4 (1.24%) Appcelerator
14 3 (0.93%) Tableau
14 3 (0.93%) Dell
14 3 (0.93%) Symantec
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