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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 181 148 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.04% 12.07% 13.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.29% 44.44% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 106 85
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% -14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £208 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.55 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.01 £20.95 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +8.49%
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
428 333 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.84% 27.16% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 207 210
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Average hourly rate £37.01 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.05% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.58 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £20.85 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 £325 +1.16% 32
High Wycombe +2 20 £300 +42.85% 13
Aylesbury +3 6 £425 +45.29% 5
Amersham +4 2 - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 90 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 84 (24.63%) Finance
3 83 (24.34%) .NET
4 78 (22.87%) HTML
5 70 (20.53%) Oracle
6 66 (19.35%) XML
7 65 (19.06%) C#
8 62 (18.18%) CSS
8 62 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 59 (17.30%) Windows
9 59 (17.30%) Java
10 54 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (15.25%) ITIL
11 52 (15.25%) MS Excel
12 50 (14.66%) Web Services
12 50 (14.66%) HP
13 48 (14.08%) Unit Testing
14 44 (12.90%) JavaScript
15 43 (12.61%) Service Management
16 41 (12.02%) MVC
17 40 (11.73%) MS Office
18 38 (11.14%) ITSM
18 38 (11.14%) Security Cleared
19 37 (10.85%) UNIX
19 37 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
20 36 (10.56%) T-SQL
21 35 (10.26%) ASP.NET
21 35 (10.26%) DB2
22 32 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
22 32 (9.38%) Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 25 (7.33%) CMS
3 22 (6.45%) IIS
4 12 (3.52%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.23%) SAS
6 10 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.93%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.64%) Lync
7 9 (2.64%) Apache
8 7 (2.05%) MQSeries
8 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.47%) JBoss
10 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.88%) Documentum
11 3 (0.88%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.59%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.59%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 52 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 40 (11.73%) MS Office
3 8 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.76%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.88%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.29%) SPSS
7 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.64%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.88%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.59%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.29%) HFM
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.47%) Veeva
2 4 (1.17%) Office 365
2 4 (1.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.40%) LDAP
2 7 (2.05%) Wireshark
3 5 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.17%) DNS
4 4 (1.17%) Internet
5 2 (0.59%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.59%) Firewall
6 1 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.29%) Network Security
6 1 (0.29%) X.500
6 1 (0.29%) SAN
6 1 (0.29%) ATM
6 1 (0.29%) LAN
6 1 (0.29%) WAN
6 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.26%) DB2
3 32 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (7.62%) Oracle Database
6 23 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (5.57%) DB2 UDB
9 18 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (3.81%) Relational Database
12 12 (3.52%) MySQL
12 12 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (2.35%) MS Access
14 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (1.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 19 (5.57%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.64%) Selenium
4 8 (2.35%) WebDriver
5 7 (2.05%) Fiddler
6 6 (1.76%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.76%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.47%) HP UFT
7 5 (1.47%) Subversion
8 4 (1.17%) Toad
8 4 (1.17%) Grunt
8 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.17%) gulp
9 3 (0.88%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.88%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.88%) JIRA
10 2 (0.59%) Maven
10 2 (0.59%) Ant
10 2 (0.59%) Introscope
10 2 (0.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 84 (24.63%) Finance
2 31 (9.09%) Banking
3 20 (5.87%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.23%) Retail
5 8 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.05%) Marketing
7 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.17%) Back Office
7 4 (1.17%) Electronics
8 2 (0.59%) Legal
8 2 (0.59%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.29%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 113 (33.14%) Developer
2 94 (27.57%) Analyst
3 30 (8.80%) Consultant
4 26 (7.62%) Web Developer
5 23 (6.74%) Test Analyst
6 21 (6.16%) ServiceNow Developer
7 17 (4.99%) .NET Developer
8 16 (4.69%) Architect
8 16 (4.69%) DBA
9 15 (4.40%) Administrator
10 13 (3.81%) Security Analyst
10 13 (3.81%) SQL Developer
10 13 (3.81%) SQL DBA
11 12 (3.52%) C# Developer
11 12 (3.52%) Tester
12 11 (3.23%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.93%) IT Security Analyst
14 9 (2.64%) Service Analyst
15 8 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (24.34%) .NET
2 78 (22.87%) HTML
3 66 (19.35%) XML
4 62 (18.18%) CSS
5 50 (14.66%) Web Services
6 35 (10.26%) ASP.NET
7 31 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 30 (8.80%) jQuery
9 22 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (5.87%) SOAP
11 19 (5.57%) WCF
12 17 (4.99%) HTML5
13 14 (4.11%) LINQ
14 13 (3.81%) JSON
14 13 (3.81%) AngularJS
15 12 (3.52%) REST
16 11 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (2.93%) JSP
17 10 (2.93%) Ajax
18 9 (2.64%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.21%) CMDB
3 21 (6.16%) Clustering
4 14 (4.11%) NHS
4 14 (4.11%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.52%) Data Integration
7 11 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.35%) Data Extraction
9 7 (2.05%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.76%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.17%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.17%) User Experience
12 4 (1.17%) DTV
12 4 (1.17%) Life Science
12 4 (1.17%) Statistics
13 3 (0.88%) Replication
13 3 (0.88%) Biometrics
13 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.30%) Windows
2 37 (10.85%) UNIX
3 31 (9.09%) Linux
4 13 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (3.81%) Solaris
5 10 (2.93%) MVS
6 9 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.35%) AIX
8 7 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.17%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.17%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.59%) Android
11 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (15.25%) ITIL
3 48 (14.08%) Unit Testing
4 43 (12.61%) Service Management
5 41 (12.02%) MVC
6 38 (11.14%) ITSM
7 37 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (9.38%) Migration
9 26 (7.62%) Project Management
10 25 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (7.04%) CRM
12 22 (6.45%) Workflow
13 20 (5.87%) Scrum
13 20 (5.87%) OO
13 20 (5.87%) Data Analysis
14 19 (5.57%) Data Protection
15 18 (5.28%) Content Management
15 18 (5.28%) Knowledge Management
16 17 (4.99%) Validation
16 17 (4.99%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 65 (19.06%) C#
2 59 (17.30%) Java
3 44 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 36 (10.56%) T-SQL
5 25 (7.33%) PL/SQL
5 25 (7.33%) PowerShell
6 21 (6.16%) VB
7 15 (4.40%) PHP
8 11 (3.23%) C++
8 11 (3.23%) Korn
8 11 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.35%) VBScript
10 6 (1.76%) VBA
11 5 (1.47%) Ruby
11 5 (1.47%) C
12 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.29%) Python
13 1 (0.29%) XAML
13 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (11.14%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.92%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.74%) Degree
4 20 (5.87%) DV Cleared
5 13 (3.81%) ISEB
6 11 (3.23%) CISSP
6 11 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.76%) MCSE
7 6 (1.76%) MCSA
8 4 (1.17%) MCP
9 3 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.88%) MCTS
9 3 (0.88%) MCITP
9 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.59%) CCSE
10 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.59%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.33%) SLA
2 14 (4.11%) QA
3 7 (2.05%) HL7
3 7 (2.05%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.88%) GxP
5 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (6.16%) Hyper-V
2 17 (4.99%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.17%) vSphere
5 2 (0.59%) GPFS
6 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (5.28%) OVSD
2 8 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.76%) SCOM
4 5 (1.47%) Control-M
5 4 (1.17%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.88%) OpenView
6 3 (0.88%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.59%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.59%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.29%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (0.29%) Ansible
8 1 (0.29%) Puppet
8 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (20.53%) Oracle
2 62 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 50 (14.66%) HP
4 25 (7.33%) CA
4 25 (7.33%) VMware
5 24 (7.04%) ServiceNow
6 23 (6.74%) BMC
7 13 (3.81%) SAP
8 10 (2.93%) Citrix
8 10 (2.93%) Remedy
9 9 (2.64%) TIBCO
10 8 (2.35%) NetApp
11 6 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.76%) Cisco
12 4 (1.17%) Intel
12 4 (1.17%) Informatica
12 4 (1.17%) Symantec
13 3 (0.88%) Lumension
13 3 (0.88%) F5
13 3 (0.88%) GFI Software
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intel Security
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Aylesbury
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £315 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
High Wycombe
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago