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 23 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
23 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 122 147 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.75% 14.80% 12.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.75% 40.61% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 79 46
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £389 £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 £23.33 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -18.85%
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
332 362 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.54% 36.46% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 193 104
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £424
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 23 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 23 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 84 £315 -10.00% 28
High Wycombe -5 9 £248 -1.00% 5
Aylesbury +4 1 £293 -10.00% 1
Chesham - 1 - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 2
Beaconsfield - - - -
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - - 3
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Amersham - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 101 (35.56%) Finance
2 89 (31.34%) Oracle
3 77 (27.11%) .NET
4 76 (26.76%) C#
5 65 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (22.54%) Windows
7 59 (20.77%) SQL Server
8 52 (18.31%) UNIX
9 48 (16.90%) Java
10 47 (16.55%) PL/SQL
10 47 (16.55%) QA
11 44 (15.49%) MVC
12 43 (15.14%) Waterfall
13 39 (13.73%) ASP.NET
14 36 (12.68%) Microsoft
14 36 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
15 35 (12.32%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (11.62%) ISEB
16 33 (11.62%) JavaScript
17 32 (11.27%) T-SQL
17 32 (11.27%) OO
18 30 (10.56%) BDD
18 30 (10.56%) TDD
19 29 (10.21%) Selenium
19 29 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (9.86%) SAP
20 28 (9.86%) Oracle Database
21 27 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
22 25 (8.80%) Security Cleared
22 25 (8.80%) HTML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (4.23%) MS Exchange
1 12 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (4.23%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.82%) IIS
2 8 (2.82%) JBoss
3 7 (2.46%) Apache
4 6 (2.11%) SAS
5 5 (1.76%) CMS
6 4 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (1.41%) Liferay
7 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.70%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.70%) CICS
8 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 21 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.46%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (4.23%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.11%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (2.11%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (1.41%) Staffware
3 4 (1.41%) Summit
4 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.70%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.70%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.35%) Agresso
5 1 (0.35%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) SaaS
1 3 (1.06%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.70%) Route 53
2 2 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Heroku
3 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.82%) SAN
1 8 (2.82%) Firewall
2 6 (2.11%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.41%) Intranet
3 4 (1.41%) Internet
3 4 (1.41%) 3G
3 4 (1.41%) GPRS
3 4 (1.41%) GSM
3 4 (1.41%) UMTS
3 4 (1.41%) WAN
3 4 (1.41%) HTTP
3 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.41%) 2G
3 4 (1.41%) LTE
4 2 (0.70%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.70%) 4G
4 2 (0.70%) DNS
4 2 (0.70%) VoIP
4 2 (0.70%) LAN
4 2 (0.70%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.86%) Oracle Database
3 18 (6.34%) Relational Database
3 18 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.93%) PowerCenter
4 14 (4.93%) QlikView
5 12 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.11%) MS Access
9 5 (1.76%) MySQL
9 5 (1.76%) OLTP
9 5 (1.76%) DTS
9 5 (1.76%) Big Data
9 5 (1.76%) SAP BW
10 4 (1.41%) DB2
10 4 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 29 (10.21%) Selenium
2 18 (6.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (5.99%) WebDriver
4 13 (4.58%) Visual Studio
5 10 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.52%) JIRA
6 9 (3.17%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.46%) JMeter
8 6 (2.11%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.41%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.41%) Ant
9 4 (1.41%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.41%) Introscope
9 4 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.06%) Toad
10 3 (1.06%) JDeveloper
10 3 (1.06%) WatiN
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.70%) MSTest
General
1 101 (35.56%) Finance
2 13 (4.58%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (4.58%) Banking
3 11 (3.87%) Automotive
4 9 (3.17%) Publishing
4 9 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.46%) Retail
6 4 (1.41%) Legal
7 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.06%) Back Office
7 3 (1.06%) Marketing
7 3 (1.06%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.70%) Electronics
8 2 (0.70%) Front Office
8 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (32.75%) Analyst
2 78 (27.46%) Developer
3 32 (11.27%) Test Analyst
4 24 (8.45%) Support Analyst
5 17 (5.99%) Development Manager
6 16 (5.63%) Tester
6 16 (5.63%) .NET Developer
7 15 (5.28%) SQL Developer
7 15 (5.28%) Administrator
8 14 (4.93%) Test Manager
9 13 (4.58%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.23%) DBA
10 12 (4.23%) Database Developer
10 12 (4.23%) Web Development Manager
10 12 (4.23%) Web Manager
11 10 (3.52%) SQL Database Developer
11 10 (3.52%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.52%) Consultant
12 9 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (3.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (27.11%) .NET
2 39 (13.73%) ASP.NET
3 35 (12.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (8.80%) Web Services
4 25 (8.80%) XML
4 25 (8.80%) HTML
5 22 (7.75%) CSS
6 21 (7.39%) jQuery
7 13 (4.58%) .NET Framework
8 12 (4.23%) Spring
9 10 (3.52%) Ajax
10 9 (3.17%) JSON
10 9 (3.17%) WCF
10 9 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (2.82%) Razor View Engine
12 7 (2.46%) HTML5
12 7 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (2.46%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.46%) JSP
13 6 (2.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.39%) N-Tier
3 11 (3.87%) Data Integration
4 10 (3.52%) iPad
5 6 (2.11%) User Experience
6 5 (1.76%) Statistics
6 5 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.06%) AS400
8 3 (1.06%) Clustering
9 2 (0.70%) DTV
9 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.70%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 64 (22.54%) Windows
2 52 (18.31%) UNIX
3 17 (5.99%) Linux
4 16 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.93%) Windows NT
6 6 (2.11%) Windows Vista
7 5 (1.76%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.76%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.70%) AIX
10 2 (0.70%) HPUX
10 2 (0.70%) Solaris
11 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.35%) Android
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (15.49%) MVC
3 43 (15.14%) Waterfall
4 36 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (11.27%) OO
6 30 (10.56%) TDD
6 30 (10.56%) BDD
7 29 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (7.75%) Scrum
9 22 (7.75%) Web Development
9 22 (7.75%) Domain-Driven Design
10 21 (7.39%) SOA
11 20 (7.04%) Test Management
11 20 (7.04%) Test Scripting
12 18 (6.34%) Test Automation
12 18 (6.34%) Software Testing
13 17 (5.99%) ITIL
14 16 (5.63%) Migration
15 15 (5.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 76 (26.76%) C#
2 48 (16.90%) Java
3 47 (16.55%) PL/SQL
4 33 (11.62%) JavaScript
5 32 (11.27%) T-SQL
6 17 (5.99%) VBScript
7 15 (5.28%) VB
8 10 (3.52%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.82%) Perl
9 8 (2.82%) PHP
10 5 (1.76%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.41%) C
11 4 (1.41%) C++
11 4 (1.41%) VBA
12 3 (1.06%) Python
12 3 (1.06%) COBOL
13 2 (0.70%) VB6
13 2 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.70%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (11.62%) ISEB
2 25 (8.80%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (6.34%) SC Cleared
5 16 (5.63%) ISTQB
6 11 (3.87%) MCP
7 10 (3.52%) MCSE
7 10 (3.52%) Degree
8 6 (2.11%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (2.11%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (1.06%) HND
11 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.35%) MCITP
12 1 (0.35%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (16.55%) QA
2 8 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.06%) XenApp
2 3 (1.06%) vSphere
3 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.35%) GPFS
3 1 (0.35%) Firmware
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (7.39%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (4.23%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.11%) OVSD
4 5 (1.76%) Control-M
4 5 (1.76%) CA Wily
5 4 (1.41%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.70%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.70%) Netcool
6 2 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.35%) SCCM
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 89 (31.34%) Oracle
2 36 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.86%) SAP
4 16 (5.63%) Citrix
5 15 (5.28%) Informatica
5 15 (5.28%) HP
5 15 (5.28%) VMware
6 14 (4.93%) Business Objects
7 12 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (3.52%) Cognos
9 8 (2.82%) IBM
10 6 (2.11%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.76%) EMC
11 5 (1.76%) NetApp
12 4 (1.41%) Cisco
12 4 (1.41%) Telerik
12 4 (1.41%) FatWire
13 3 (1.06%) Google
13 3 (1.06%) Mapinfo
13 3 (1.06%) Remedy
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 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