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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 117 149 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.55% 14.72% 12.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.00% 40.71% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 80 52
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£314 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.48 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -17.61%
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
325 366 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.53% 36.17% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 195 113
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 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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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 -3 80 £323 -7.85% 33
High Wycombe -5 9 £248 -1.00% 5
Aylesbury +4 1 £293 -10.00% 2
Chesham - 1 - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Iver - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 3
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Amersham - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 99 (35.48%) Finance
2 89 (31.90%) Oracle
3 77 (27.60%) .NET
4 76 (27.24%) C#
5 65 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (22.22%) Windows
7 59 (21.15%) SQL Server
8 50 (17.92%) UNIX
9 48 (17.20%) Java
10 47 (16.85%) PL/SQL
11 45 (16.13%) QA
12 44 (15.77%) MVC
13 41 (14.70%) Waterfall
14 39 (13.98%) ASP.NET
15 36 (12.90%) Microsoft
16 35 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (12.19%) User Acceptance Testing
18 33 (11.83%) JavaScript
19 32 (11.47%) T-SQL
19 32 (11.47%) OO
20 31 (11.11%) ISEB
21 30 (10.75%) BDD
21 30 (10.75%) TDD
22 29 (10.39%) Selenium
23 28 (10.04%) Oracle Database
24 27 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
24 27 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
25 26 (9.32%) SAP
26 25 (8.96%) HTML
26 25 (8.96%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (4.30%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (2.87%) JBoss
3 8 (2.87%) IIS
4 7 (2.51%) Apache
5 6 (2.15%) SAS
6 4 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (1.43%) CMS
6 4 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.43%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (1.43%) Liferay
7 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.72%) CICS
8 2 (0.72%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.72%) Documentum
8 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.51%) MS Office
3 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.30%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.15%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (2.15%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (1.43%) Staffware
3 4 (1.43%) Summit
4 2 (0.72%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.72%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.36%) AWD
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) Google App Engine
1 3 (1.08%) SaaS
2 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.72%) Route 53
2 2 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.36%) Heroku
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.87%) SAN
1 8 (2.87%) Firewall
2 6 (2.15%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.43%) UMTS
3 4 (1.43%) WAN
3 4 (1.43%) HTTP
3 4 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.43%) GPRS
3 4 (1.43%) GSM
3 4 (1.43%) Intranet
3 4 (1.43%) Internet
3 4 (1.43%) 3G
3 4 (1.43%) 2G
3 4 (1.43%) LTE
4 2 (0.72%) DNS
4 2 (0.72%) IPv4
4 2 (0.72%) IPv6
4 2 (0.72%) LAN
4 2 (0.72%) VoIP
4 2 (0.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.04%) Oracle Database
3 17 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.73%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.02%) PowerCenter
5 14 (5.02%) QlikView
6 12 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.15%) MS Access
10 5 (1.79%) Big Data
10 5 (1.79%) DTS
10 5 (1.79%) OLTP
10 5 (1.79%) MySQL
11 4 (1.43%) DB2
11 4 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 29 (10.39%) Selenium
2 18 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (6.09%) WebDriver
4 13 (4.66%) Visual Studio
5 10 (3.58%) JIRA
5 10 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.51%) JMeter
8 6 (2.15%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.43%) Ant
9 4 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.43%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.43%) Introscope
9 4 (1.43%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.08%) WatiN
10 3 (1.08%) JDeveloper
10 3 (1.08%) Toad
11 2 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 99 (35.48%) Finance
2 13 (4.66%) Banking
2 13 (4.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (3.94%) Automotive
4 9 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.23%) Publishing
5 6 (2.15%) Retail
6 4 (1.43%) Legal
7 3 (1.08%) Marketing
7 3 (1.08%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.08%) Back Office
7 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
8 2 (0.72%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) International Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (32.26%) Analyst
2 77 (27.60%) Developer
3 30 (10.75%) Test Analyst
4 23 (8.24%) Support Analyst
5 17 (6.09%) Development Manager
6 16 (5.73%) .NET Developer
6 16 (5.73%) Tester
7 15 (5.38%) Administrator
8 14 (5.02%) Test Manager
8 14 (5.02%) SQL Developer
9 13 (4.66%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.30%) DBA
10 12 (4.30%) Web Manager
10 12 (4.30%) Web Development Manager
10 12 (4.30%) Database Developer
11 10 (3.58%) Consultant
11 10 (3.58%) SQL Database Developer
11 10 (3.58%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (27.60%) .NET
2 39 (13.98%) ASP.NET
3 35 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (8.96%) HTML
4 25 (8.96%) Web Services
5 23 (8.24%) XML
6 22 (7.89%) CSS
7 21 (7.53%) jQuery
8 13 (4.66%) .NET Framework
9 12 (4.30%) Spring
10 10 (3.58%) Ajax
11 9 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (3.23%) WCF
11 9 (3.23%) JSON
12 8 (2.87%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (2.51%) HTML5
13 7 (2.51%) Hibernate
13 7 (2.51%) JSP
14 6 (2.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.53%) N-Tier
3 11 (3.94%) Data Integration
4 10 (3.58%) iPad
5 6 (2.15%) User Experience
6 5 (1.79%) Statistics
6 5 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.08%) AS400
8 3 (1.08%) Clustering
8 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) DTV
9 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.72%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.22%) Windows
2 50 (17.92%) UNIX
3 17 (6.09%) Linux
4 14 (5.02%) Windows NT
4 14 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.43%) Windows Vista
5 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.72%) AIX
7 2 (0.72%) HPUX
7 2 (0.72%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Android
8 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (15.77%) MVC
3 41 (14.70%) Waterfall
4 34 (12.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (11.47%) OO
6 30 (10.75%) BDD
6 30 (10.75%) TDD
7 27 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
8 22 (7.89%) Web Development
8 22 (7.89%) Scrum
9 21 (7.53%) SOA
10 18 (6.45%) Test Management
10 18 (6.45%) Test Scripting
10 18 (6.45%) Test Automation
11 16 (5.73%) Software Testing
11 16 (5.73%) ITIL
12 15 (5.38%) Coaching
12 15 (5.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 76 (27.24%) C#
2 48 (17.20%) Java
3 47 (16.85%) PL/SQL
4 33 (11.83%) JavaScript
5 32 (11.47%) T-SQL
6 17 (6.09%) VBScript
7 15 (5.38%) VB
8 10 (3.58%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.87%) Perl
9 8 (2.87%) PHP
10 5 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.43%) C
11 4 (1.43%) C++
11 4 (1.43%) VBA
12 3 (1.08%) Python
12 3 (1.08%) COBOL
13 2 (0.72%) VB6
13 2 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.72%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (11.11%) ISEB
2 23 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.73%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.73%) ISTQB
5 10 (3.58%) MCP
5 10 (3.58%) Degree
6 9 (3.23%) MCSE
7 6 (2.15%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (2.15%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.08%) HND
10 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.36%) MCITP
11 1 (0.36%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (16.13%) QA
2 8 (2.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.08%) XenApp
2 3 (1.08%) vSphere
2 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) GPFS
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (6.81%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.94%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.79%) CA Wily
3 5 (1.79%) OVSD
3 5 (1.79%) Control-M
4 4 (1.43%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.72%) Netcool
5 2 (0.72%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.36%) SCCM
6 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.36%) Nagios
6 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 89 (31.90%) Oracle
2 36 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.32%) SAP
4 15 (5.38%) VMware
4 15 (5.38%) HP
4 15 (5.38%) Informatica
5 14 (5.02%) Citrix
6 13 (4.66%) Business Objects
7 12 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (3.58%) Cognos
9 8 (2.87%) IBM
10 6 (2.15%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.79%) NetApp
11 5 (1.79%) EMC
12 4 (1.43%) Cisco
12 4 (1.43%) FatWire
12 4 (1.43%) Telerik
13 3 (1.08%) Google
13 3 (1.08%) Mapinfo
13 3 (1.08%) Remedy
Milton Keynes
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Aylesbury
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago