The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 164 138 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.41% 14.32% 13.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.05% 44.37% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 69 63
Average daily rate
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£316 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £223 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £22.50 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
390 311 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.50% 32.26% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 186 140
Average daily rate £325 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 8
Average hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £18.25 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £22.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
South East

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -3 110 £365 +4.21% 30
High Wycombe +12 22 £210 -40.00% 5
Beaconsfield +2 4 £280 -37.77% 2
Aylesbury +1 2 £293 +67.14% 2
Marlow +4 1 £325 - 2
Amersham - 1 £325 -
Iver - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 104 (33.02%) Oracle
2 94 (29.84%) Finance
3 88 (27.94%) Windows
4 82 (26.03%) SQL Server
5 70 (22.22%) C#
6 64 (20.32%) .NET
7 62 (19.68%) Microsoft
8 52 (16.51%) Java
9 48 (15.24%) UNIX
9 48 (15.24%) MS Excel
10 39 (12.38%) Security Cleared
11 38 (12.06%) PL/SQL
12 37 (11.75%) ASP.NET
12 37 (11.75%) OO
13 35 (11.11%) HTML
14 34 (10.79%) CSS
15 33 (10.48%) ITIL
16 32 (10.16%) XML
17 31 (9.84%) T-SQL
17 31 (9.84%) IBM
18 30 (9.52%) JavaScript
18 30 (9.52%) MVC
18 30 (9.52%) SC Cleared
18 30 (9.52%) BDD
19 29 (9.21%) Scrum
19 29 (9.21%) Web Services
20 28 (8.89%) QA
21 27 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
22 26 (8.25%) Agile Software Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 26 (8.25%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (3.17%) CMS
7 7 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (2.22%) Lync
7 7 (2.22%) IIS
8 6 (1.90%) SAS
9 5 (1.59%) Apache
10 4 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.27%) Liferay
11 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.63%) Documentum
Applications
1 48 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (3.81%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.90%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.90%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (1.27%) Staffware
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.63%) AWD
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.63%) Summit
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.32%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.63%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.17%) Firewall
2 7 (2.22%) SAN
2 7 (2.22%) Internet
3 6 (1.90%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.59%) Intranet
5 4 (1.27%) HTTP
5 4 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.95%) DNS
6 3 (0.95%) LAN
6 3 (0.95%) WAN
7 2 (0.63%) VPN
7 2 (0.63%) WEP
8 1 (0.32%) NAS
8 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.32%) MPLS
8 1 (0.32%) BGP
8 1 (0.32%) GPRS
8 1 (0.32%) DHCP
8 1 (0.32%) FTP
8 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 14 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (4.13%) QlikView
9 11 (3.49%) PowerCenter
10 10 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.86%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.86%) DB2
12 7 (2.22%) MS Access
13 6 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.59%) OLTP
14 5 (1.59%) Big Data
15 4 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
15 4 (1.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (7.62%) Selenium
3 20 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 17 (5.40%) WebDriver
5 11 (3.49%) SoapUI
5 11 (3.49%) PhantomJS
6 10 (3.17%) JMeter
7 9 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (1.27%) Ant
9 4 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.27%) Introscope
10 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.95%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.95%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.32%) Toad
11 1 (0.32%) XMLUnit
11 1 (0.32%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 94 (29.84%) Finance
2 19 (6.03%) Retail
3 13 (4.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (3.17%) Automotive
4 10 (3.17%) Banking
5 9 (2.86%) Publishing
6 4 (1.27%) Legal
7 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Front Office
8 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (32.06%) Analyst
2 76 (24.13%) Developer
3 34 (10.79%) Test Analyst
4 25 (7.94%) Support Analyst
5 20 (6.35%) Consultant
6 19 (6.03%) Java Developer
7 16 (5.08%) Administrator
7 16 (5.08%) Development Manager
8 12 (3.81%) Web Manager
9 11 (3.49%) Web Development Manager
9 11 (3.49%) SQL Developer
9 11 (3.49%) DBA
9 11 (3.49%) Web Developer
9 11 (3.49%) Architect
9 11 (3.49%) Applications Support
9 11 (3.49%) Data Analyst
10 9 (2.86%) .NET Developer
10 9 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (2.54%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (2.22%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.32%) .NET
2 37 (11.75%) ASP.NET
3 35 (11.11%) HTML
4 34 (10.79%) CSS
5 32 (10.16%) XML
6 29 (9.21%) Web Services
7 26 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (6.03%) SOAP
9 16 (5.08%) jQuery
10 13 (4.13%) .NET Framework
11 11 (3.49%) JSON
12 10 (3.17%) Spring
12 10 (3.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (2.86%) LINQ
13 9 (2.86%) J2EE
14 8 (2.54%) Ajax
14 8 (2.54%) HTML5
14 8 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (2.22%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.71%) N-Tier
2 12 (3.81%) Data Integration
3 10 (3.17%) iPad
4 7 (2.22%) CMDB
4 7 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.27%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (0.95%) Informatics
6 3 (0.95%) NHS
6 3 (0.95%) AS400
6 3 (0.95%) CESG
6 3 (0.95%) Statistics
7 2 (0.63%) PDA
7 2 (0.63%) Replication
7 2 (0.63%) EMC Centera
7 2 (0.63%) Clustering
7 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 88 (27.94%) Windows
2 48 (15.24%) UNIX
3 24 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (6.67%) Linux
5 10 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.90%) Windows NT
6 6 (1.90%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.27%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.95%) AIX
9 2 (0.63%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.32%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.32%) Android
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (11.75%) OO
2 33 (10.48%) ITIL
3 30 (9.52%) MVC
3 30 (9.52%) BDD
4 29 (9.21%) Scrum
5 27 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (8.25%) Waterfall
6 26 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (7.94%) TDD
8 24 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (7.30%) SOA
9 23 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (6.35%) CRM
10 20 (6.35%) Migration
11 19 (6.03%) Software Testing
12 18 (5.71%) Unit Testing
12 18 (5.71%) Web Development
13 17 (5.40%) Change Management
14 16 (5.08%) Project Management
14 16 (5.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (22.22%) C#
2 52 (16.51%) Java
3 38 (12.06%) PL/SQL
4 31 (9.84%) T-SQL
5 30 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.08%) VB
7 13 (4.13%) VBScript
8 10 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.54%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.22%) PHP
11 4 (1.27%) C++
11 4 (1.27%) Python
12 3 (0.95%) JCL
12 3 (0.95%) VBA
12 3 (0.95%) REXX
13 2 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.63%) Google Apps Script
13 2 (0.63%) Perl
14 1 (0.32%) COBOL
14 1 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (12.38%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.03%) ISEB
3 19 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.08%) MCP
4 16 (5.08%) MCSE
5 15 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.81%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.22%) Degree
7 7 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.32%) MCDST
8 1 (0.32%) MCSA
8 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.32%) CCNA
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.89%) QA
2 13 (4.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.90%) vSphere
4 5 (1.59%) XenApp
5 2 (0.63%) XenServer
6 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (5.40%) Backup Exec
2 15 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.27%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.27%) TIBCO Hawk
5 3 (0.95%) OVSD
5 3 (0.95%) SCCM
5 3 (0.95%) OpenView
5 3 (0.95%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.32%) Control-M
7 1 (0.32%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.32%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 104 (33.02%) Oracle
2 62 (19.68%) Microsoft
3 31 (9.84%) IBM
4 24 (7.62%) Citrix
5 21 (6.67%) HP
6 20 (6.35%) VMware
7 17 (5.40%) SAP
8 12 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (3.49%) Business Objects
9 11 (3.49%) Cognos
10 10 (3.17%) JBoss
10 10 (3.17%) BMC
11 8 (2.54%) CA
12 7 (2.22%) Informatica
12 7 (2.22%) McAfee
12 7 (2.22%) Sophos
12 7 (2.22%) Lumension
12 7 (2.22%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.90%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.27%) FatWire
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