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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 160 142 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.33% 13.04% 10.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.48% 41.28% 39.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 76 47
Average daily rate
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£325 £348 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +39.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £78.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +246.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
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
368 344 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.67% 31.59% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 207 123
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.07% -29.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.49 £21.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £106.29 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 0 108 £300 -20.00% 44
High Wycombe -1 16 £350 +33.33% 6
Aylesbury +8 3 £400 - 5
Buckingham - 2 - -
Amersham 0 1 - - 1
Newport Pagnell - 1 - - 2
Olney - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 2
Marlow - - - - 1
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 98 (33.79%) Finance
2 85 (29.31%) SQL Server
3 71 (24.48%) .NET
4 63 (21.72%) Oracle
5 58 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 55 (18.97%) C#
7 48 (16.55%) Windows
8 44 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (14.14%) MS Excel
9 41 (14.14%) T-SQL
10 39 (13.45%) ASP.NET
10 39 (13.45%) XML
11 38 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (12.07%) Web Services
12 35 (12.07%) Relational Database
13 34 (11.72%) UNIX
13 34 (11.72%) Java
13 34 (11.72%) User Acceptance Testing
14 33 (11.38%) JavaScript
15 32 (11.03%) Banking
16 31 (10.69%) HTML
16 31 (10.69%) Telecoms
17 30 (10.34%) MS Office
18 28 (9.66%) SAP
18 28 (9.66%) ITIL
19 27 (9.31%) CSS
19 27 (9.31%) PL/SQL
19 27 (9.31%) HP Quality Center
20 26 (8.97%) QA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (5.86%) CMS
2 9 (3.10%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.76%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.07%) Kentico
5 6 (2.07%) IIS
6 5 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.03%) SAS
7 3 (1.03%) JBoss
7 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.69%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.69%) Node.js
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 41 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 30 (10.34%) MS Office
3 10 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.03%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.03%) SAP BCA
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.34%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.72%) PaaS
2 3 (1.03%) Heroku
3 2 (0.69%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.69%) SaaS
3 2 (0.69%) IaaS
3 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.86%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (3.10%) DNS
3 8 (2.76%) 3G
4 7 (2.41%) 4G
5 6 (2.07%) ATM
6 5 (1.72%) VPN
6 5 (1.72%) LTE
7 4 (1.38%) Internet
7 4 (1.38%) Firewall
7 4 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.38%) 2G
7 4 (1.38%) GPRS
7 4 (1.38%) GSM
7 4 (1.38%) LAN
7 4 (1.38%) UMTS
7 4 (1.38%) WAN
7 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.69%) LDAP
9 2 (0.69%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.07%) Relational Database
3 26 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (7.59%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.17%) SAP BW
7 14 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (3.45%) MySQL
10 10 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (3.10%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (2.76%) OLTP
13 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (2.07%) QlikView
14 6 (2.07%) Data Mining
14 6 (2.07%) MS Access
15 5 (1.72%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 21 (7.24%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.76%) JIRA
3 8 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (2.76%) MSTest
4 7 (2.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (2.41%) Selenium
5 5 (1.72%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.72%) ProC
5 5 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (1.38%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.03%) NUnit
7 3 (1.03%) Subversion
7 3 (1.03%) Toad
7 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.69%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
General
1 98 (33.79%) Finance
2 32 (11.03%) Banking
3 31 (10.69%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.76%) Retail
5 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.69%) Electronics
6 2 (0.69%) Automotive
6 2 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Billing
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 104 (35.86%) Developer
2 82 (28.28%) Analyst
3 30 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 28 (9.66%) Architect
5 23 (7.93%) .NET Developer
6 16 (5.52%) Test Leader
7 15 (5.17%) Consultant
8 12 (4.14%) Support Analyst
9 11 (3.79%) DBA
9 11 (3.79%) SQL Developer
10 10 (3.45%) Web Developer
10 10 (3.45%) SQL DBA
11 9 (3.10%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.10%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.10%) WPF Developer
12 8 (2.76%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (2.76%) Tester
13 7 (2.41%) MI Analyst
14 6 (2.07%) Test Manager
14 6 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (24.48%) .NET
2 39 (13.45%) ASP.NET
2 39 (13.45%) XML
3 35 (12.07%) Web Services
4 31 (10.69%) HTML
5 27 (9.31%) CSS
6 25 (8.62%) WCF
7 21 (7.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (6.55%) WinForms
9 17 (5.86%) jQuery
10 16 (5.52%) .NET Framework
11 13 (4.48%) SOAP
12 12 (4.14%) WPF
12 12 (4.14%) HTML5
13 10 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (3.10%) CSS3
15 8 (2.76%) REST
16 7 (2.41%) Castle Windsor
16 7 (2.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.79%) SCADA
3 9 (3.10%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.76%) Statistics
4 8 (2.76%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.76%) Clustering
5 5 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.72%) CMDB
5 5 (1.72%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.38%) Social Media
7 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.03%) NHS
7 3 (1.03%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.03%) Open Source
7 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.69%) HACMP
8 2 (0.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.55%) Windows
2 34 (11.72%) UNIX
3 22 (7.59%) Linux
4 11 (3.79%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.41%) Windows Vista
6 7 (2.41%) Android
7 6 (2.07%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.38%) AIX
9 4 (1.38%) Solaris
9 4 (1.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.03%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (11.72%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (9.66%) ITIL
5 26 (8.97%) MVC
6 25 (8.62%) Test Scripting
7 24 (8.28%) Waterfall
8 21 (7.24%) Test Management
8 21 (7.24%) Software Testing
8 21 (7.24%) Scrum
9 19 (6.55%) Validation
9 19 (6.55%) Service Management
9 19 (6.55%) V-Model
10 18 (6.21%) Migration
11 17 (5.86%) ETL
11 17 (5.86%) BDD
12 16 (5.52%) Data Modelling
12 16 (5.52%) TDD
13 14 (4.83%) Software Engineering
13 14 (4.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.97%) C#
2 41 (14.14%) T-SQL
3 34 (11.72%) Java
4 33 (11.38%) JavaScript
5 27 (9.31%) PL/SQL
6 24 (8.28%) VBA
7 19 (6.55%) Perl
8 16 (5.52%) Python
9 13 (4.48%) VB
10 12 (4.14%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.79%) XAML
12 9 (3.10%) C
13 8 (2.76%) C++
13 8 (2.76%) PHP
14 5 (1.72%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.72%) Korn
15 3 (1.03%) VBScript
16 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.69%) AWK
17 1 (0.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (8.28%) ISEB
2 23 (7.93%) Security Cleared
3 21 (7.24%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.79%) MCSE
5 10 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.41%) Degree
7 6 (2.07%) MCP
8 5 (1.72%) CISSP
9 4 (1.38%) CISM
9 4 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.38%) MCITP
9 4 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.69%) CISA
11 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.69%) CISMP
12 1 (0.34%) MCTS
12 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.97%) QA
2 6 (2.07%) SLA
3 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.69%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) HL7
5 1 (0.34%) COSO
5 1 (0.34%) Basel III
System Software
1 11 (3.79%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.72%) vSphere
3 4 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.69%) Docker
4 2 (0.69%) GPFS
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (9.31%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.76%) Control-M
2 8 (2.76%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.41%) OVSD
4 5 (1.72%) SCCM
5 3 (1.03%) NSN NetAct
5 3 (1.03%) Netcool
6 2 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 63 (21.72%) Oracle
2 58 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.66%) SAP
4 26 (8.97%) Business Objects
5 14 (4.83%) VMware
5 14 (4.83%) Greenplum
6 13 (4.48%) HP
7 9 (3.10%) Citrix
7 9 (3.10%) BMC
8 8 (2.76%) Cisco
9 7 (2.41%) TIBCO
9 7 (2.41%) Remedy
10 5 (1.72%) CA
10 5 (1.72%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.38%) Akamai
11 4 (1.38%) Appcelerator
11 4 (1.38%) Intel
11 4 (1.38%) Google
12 3 (1.03%) Symantec
12 3 (1.03%) Dell
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