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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 133 135 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.18% 12.78% 11.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.57% 39.94% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 60 37
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.25 £28.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £20.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.85 £35.75 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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
354 338 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.11% 32.01% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 186 85
Average daily rate £350 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.25 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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 80 £310 +3.33% 23
High Wycombe -3 10 £313 +4.16% 5
Newport Pagnell - 2 £300 -
Marlow -1 1 - - 2
Iver - - - -
Amersham - - - - 2
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 81 (30.22%) Finance
2 79 (29.48%) .NET
3 73 (27.24%) C#
3 73 (27.24%) Oracle
4 71 (26.49%) SQL Server
5 59 (22.01%) Windows
6 55 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (16.42%) QA
7 44 (16.42%) UNIX
8 41 (15.30%) T-SQL
9 39 (14.55%) Microsoft
10 37 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (13.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (13.06%) ASP.NET
12 33 (12.31%) Selenium
13 32 (11.94%) Java
13 32 (11.94%) MVC
13 32 (11.94%) Oracle Database
14 31 (11.57%) Waterfall
15 30 (11.19%) PL/SQL
15 30 (11.19%) ISEB
15 30 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (10.45%) BDD
17 27 (10.07%) JavaScript
17 27 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (9.70%) MS Excel
18 26 (9.70%) TDD
19 25 (9.33%) Telecoms
20 24 (8.96%) Linux
20 24 (8.96%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (4.10%) IIS
1 11 (4.10%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (3.36%) CMS
3 4 (1.49%) SAS
3 4 (1.49%) Kentico
3 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.12%) Apache
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.75%) CICS
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.75%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.48%) MS Office
3 7 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Summit
2 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.12%) TIBCO iProcess
2 3 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.75%) Staffware
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.75%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.75%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) Agresso
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) Heroku
1 3 (1.12%) SaaS
1 3 (1.12%) PaaS
2 2 (0.75%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.75%) Route 53
2 2 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.85%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (2.61%) SAN
3 6 (2.24%) 2G
3 6 (2.24%) 3G
3 6 (2.24%) DNS
3 6 (2.24%) WAN
3 6 (2.24%) LTE
4 5 (1.87%) GPRS
4 5 (1.87%) GSM
4 5 (1.87%) UMTS
4 5 (1.87%) Firewall
5 4 (1.49%) LAN
6 3 (1.12%) 4G
6 3 (1.12%) ATM
7 2 (0.75%) VoIP
7 2 (0.75%) IPv4
7 2 (0.75%) IPv6
7 2 (0.75%) Network Security
7 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (26.49%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.94%) Oracle Database
3 27 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (8.21%) Relational Database
5 17 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.99%) QlikView
9 7 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.61%) OLTP
10 6 (2.24%) MySQL
10 6 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.24%) MS Access
10 6 (2.24%) PowerCenter
11 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.87%) SAP BW
12 4 (1.49%) OLAP
12 4 (1.49%) DTS
Development Applications
1 33 (12.31%) Selenium
2 23 (8.58%) Visual Studio
3 20 (7.46%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (7.09%) WebDriver
5 12 (4.48%) JIRA
6 11 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.99%) JMeter
7 8 (2.99%) MSTest
8 7 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.61%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.24%) Toad
10 4 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.49%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.49%) Subversion
11 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.12%) NUnit
11 3 (1.12%) WatiN
11 3 (1.12%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.75%) Ant
General
1 81 (30.22%) Finance
2 25 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.97%) Banking
4 9 (3.36%) Automotive
5 5 (1.87%) Retail
6 3 (1.12%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.12%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Back Office
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) International Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (31.72%) Developer
2 75 (27.99%) Analyst
3 28 (10.45%) Test Analyst
4 20 (7.46%) .NET Developer
5 19 (7.09%) Tester
6 17 (6.34%) SQL Developer
7 15 (5.60%) Test Manager
8 14 (5.22%) Consultant
9 13 (4.85%) Database Developer
10 11 (4.10%) SQL Database Developer
10 11 (4.10%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.10%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.73%) Web Developer
11 10 (3.73%) Architect
11 10 (3.73%) QA Tester
12 9 (3.36%) QA Analyst
12 9 (3.36%) DBA
13 8 (2.99%) 1st Line Support
13 8 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (2.99%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (29.48%) .NET
2 35 (13.06%) ASP.NET
3 24 (8.96%) XML
4 23 (8.58%) jQuery
4 23 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (8.21%) Web Services
6 21 (7.84%) .NET Framework
7 20 (7.46%) WCF
8 18 (6.72%) HTML
9 17 (6.34%) WinForms
10 15 (5.60%) CSS
11 14 (5.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (3.73%) WPF
13 8 (2.99%) Ajax
13 8 (2.99%) LINQ
13 8 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (2.61%) AngularJS
14 7 (2.61%) Castle Windsor
14 7 (2.61%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.61%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.61%) Statistics
2 7 (2.61%) N-Tier
3 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.49%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.12%) User Experience
4 3 (1.12%) Clustering
5 2 (0.75%) HACMP
5 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.75%) Open Source
5 2 (0.75%) iPad
5 2 (0.75%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.75%) SCADA
5 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.37%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 59 (22.01%) Windows
2 44 (16.42%) UNIX
3 24 (8.96%) Linux
4 15 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (5.60%) Windows NT
5 8 (2.99%) Windows Vista
6 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.87%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.12%) Android
9 2 (0.75%) AIX
9 2 (0.75%) HPUX
9 2 (0.75%) Solaris
9 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (13.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 32 (11.94%) MVC
4 31 (11.57%) Waterfall
5 28 (10.45%) BDD
6 26 (9.70%) TDD
7 21 (7.84%) Test Management
8 20 (7.46%) Test Scripting
8 20 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 18 (6.72%) Software Testing
10 17 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.60%) Integration Testing
11 15 (5.60%) Analytics
12 14 (5.22%) ITIL
12 14 (5.22%) Scrum
13 13 (4.85%) Automated Testing
13 13 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (4.85%) Validation
13 13 (4.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.24%) C#
2 41 (15.30%) T-SQL
3 32 (11.94%) Java
4 30 (11.19%) PL/SQL
5 27 (10.07%) JavaScript
6 19 (7.09%) Perl
7 18 (6.72%) VBScript
8 15 (5.60%) VB
8 15 (5.60%) Python
9 12 (4.48%) VBA
10 9 (3.36%) XAML
11 7 (2.61%) PHP
11 7 (2.61%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.24%) C
13 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.87%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.49%) C++
15 2 (0.75%) COBOL
15 2 (0.75%) VB6
16 1 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 30 (11.19%) ISEB
2 19 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.22%) ISTQB
5 11 (4.10%) Degree
6 10 (3.73%) MCSE
7 8 (2.99%) MCP
8 5 (1.87%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.49%) MCITP
10 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (1.12%) HND
11 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.37%) MCTS
12 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.37%) CCIA
12 1 (0.37%) VCAP
12 1 (0.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.42%) QA
2 5 (1.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.49%) XenApp
2 4 (1.49%) vSphere
3 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.75%) GPFS
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (7.09%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.99%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.87%) OVSD
4 4 (1.49%) Control-M
5 3 (1.12%) NSN NetAct
5 3 (1.12%) Netcool
6 2 (0.75%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.37%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.37%) SCCM
7 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (27.24%) Oracle
2 39 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.58%) Business Objects
4 21 (7.84%) SAP
5 19 (7.09%) VMware
6 15 (5.60%) Greenplum
6 15 (5.60%) Citrix
7 11 (4.10%) HP
8 8 (2.99%) Informatica
9 7 (2.61%) Remedy
10 5 (1.87%) NetApp
10 5 (1.87%) BMC
11 4 (1.49%) Cisco
11 4 (1.49%) EMC
11 4 (1.49%) Telerik
12 3 (1.12%) Google
12 3 (1.12%) Intel
12 3 (1.12%) Juniper
12 3 (1.12%) Mapinfo
12 3 (1.12%) TIBCO
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