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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 135 142 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.50% 13.52% 13.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.06% 37.57% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 80 62
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £257 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £14.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £17.85 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
321 378 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.34% 36.00% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 200 150
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.35 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 19 September 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 -7 78 £330 -5.71% 30
High Wycombe +4 12 £229 -36.89% 9
Beaconsfield -2 3 £285 -
Aylesbury +5 2 £293 +4.00% 4
Marlow +4 1 £325 - 2
Chesham - 1 - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 2
Amersham - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 98 (34.63%) Finance
2 94 (33.22%) Oracle
3 75 (26.50%) C#
4 71 (25.09%) .NET
5 65 (22.97%) Windows
6 64 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (20.49%) SQL Server
8 55 (19.43%) UNIX
9 50 (17.67%) Java
10 46 (16.25%) PL/SQL
11 42 (14.84%) QA
12 41 (14.49%) MVC
13 39 (13.78%) ASP.NET
14 36 (12.72%) Microsoft
15 33 (11.66%) JavaScript
15 33 (11.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (11.31%) Waterfall
17 31 (10.95%) T-SQL
17 31 (10.95%) OO
18 30 (10.60%) Selenium
19 29 (10.25%) TDD
19 29 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (9.89%) HTML
20 28 (9.89%) BDD
21 27 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (9.19%) User Acceptance Testing
22 26 (9.19%) CSS
22 26 (9.19%) ISEB
23 25 (8.83%) Web Services
24 24 (8.48%) Oracle Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.24%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (4.24%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.12%) Apache
3 6 (2.12%) IIS
3 6 (2.12%) SAS
4 4 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (1.41%) Liferay
4 4 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.71%) FileNet
6 2 (0.71%) CMS
6 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.71%) CICS
6 2 (0.71%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.71%) Documentum
Applications
1 20 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.12%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (4.24%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.12%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (2.12%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (1.41%) Staffware
4 3 (1.06%) Summit
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.71%) AWD
5 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.35%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.35%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.35%) Agresso
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) SaaS
1 2 (0.71%) Google App Engine
1 2 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.35%) Route 53
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.18%) Firewall
2 8 (2.83%) SAN
3 7 (2.47%) Internet
4 6 (2.12%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.77%) GPRS
6 4 (1.41%) 2G
6 4 (1.41%) 3G
6 4 (1.41%) Intranet
6 4 (1.41%) DNS
6 4 (1.41%) GSM
6 4 (1.41%) UMTS
6 4 (1.41%) HTTP
6 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.41%) LTE
7 3 (1.06%) WAN
8 2 (0.71%) IPv4
8 2 (0.71%) IPv6
8 2 (0.71%) VoIP
8 2 (0.71%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.71%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.48%) Oracle Database
3 23 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (6.01%) PowerCenter
5 13 (4.59%) QlikView
6 12 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.53%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.83%) DB2
9 8 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.12%) MS Access
12 5 (1.77%) Big Data
12 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.77%) DTS
13 4 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.41%) MySQL
13 4 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (10.60%) Selenium
2 17 (6.01%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (5.30%) WebDriver
4 12 (4.24%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.18%) JIRA
6 9 (3.18%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.12%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.77%) JMeter
9 4 (1.41%) Introscope
9 4 (1.41%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.41%) Ant
9 4 (1.41%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.06%) WatiN
10 3 (1.06%) Toad
10 3 (1.06%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.35%) Redmine
General
1 98 (34.63%) Finance
2 13 (4.59%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (3.89%) Banking
3 11 (3.89%) Automotive
4 9 (3.18%) Retail
4 9 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.18%) Publishing
5 4 (1.41%) Legal
6 3 (1.06%) Marketing
6 3 (1.06%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Electronics
7 2 (0.71%) Front Office
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) International Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (30.74%) Analyst
2 79 (27.92%) Developer
3 26 (9.19%) Test Analyst
4 25 (8.83%) Support Analyst
5 17 (6.01%) Development Manager
6 15 (5.30%) Administrator
7 14 (4.95%) Test Manager
7 14 (4.95%) Tester
7 14 (4.95%) SQL Developer
8 13 (4.59%) Java Developer
8 13 (4.59%) Web Manager
8 13 (4.59%) Web Developer
9 12 (4.24%) Web Development Manager
9 12 (4.24%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.18%) QA Analyst
10 9 (3.18%) Database Developer
10 9 (3.18%) Consultant
10 9 (3.18%) DBA
10 9 (3.18%) Applications Support
11 8 (2.83%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (25.09%) .NET
2 39 (13.78%) ASP.NET
3 33 (11.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (9.89%) HTML
5 26 (9.19%) CSS
6 25 (8.83%) Web Services
7 23 (8.13%) XML
8 18 (6.36%) jQuery
9 12 (4.24%) .NET Framework
9 12 (4.24%) Spring
10 11 (3.89%) JSON
11 10 (3.53%) Ajax
12 8 (2.83%) J2EE
12 8 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (2.83%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (2.47%) WCF
13 7 (2.47%) HTML5
13 7 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (2.47%) JSP
13 7 (2.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.42%) N-Tier
3 11 (3.89%) Data Integration
4 10 (3.53%) iPad
4 10 (3.53%) User Experience
5 5 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.06%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.06%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.06%) Clustering
7 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.06%) AS400
8 2 (0.71%) EMC Centera
8 2 (0.71%) DTV
8 2 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.71%) CMDB
8 2 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 65 (22.97%) Windows
2 55 (19.43%) UNIX
3 17 (6.01%) Linux
4 14 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.24%) Windows NT
6 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.06%) AIX
8 2 (0.71%) HPUX
8 2 (0.71%) Solaris
8 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (14.49%) MVC
3 32 (11.31%) Waterfall
4 31 (10.95%) OO
5 29 (10.25%) TDD
5 29 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (9.89%) BDD
7 27 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (9.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (8.13%) Scrum
10 21 (7.42%) Domain-Driven Design
10 21 (7.42%) Web Development
11 20 (7.07%) SOA
11 20 (7.07%) ITIL
12 15 (5.30%) Test Automation
12 15 (5.30%) Test Management
12 15 (5.30%) Coaching
13 14 (4.95%) People Management
13 14 (4.95%) Project Management
13 14 (4.95%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 75 (26.50%) C#
2 50 (17.67%) Java
3 46 (16.25%) PL/SQL
4 33 (11.66%) JavaScript
5 31 (10.95%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.30%) VBScript
6 15 (5.30%) VB
7 11 (3.89%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.47%) Perl
8 7 (2.47%) PHP
9 5 (1.77%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.77%) C++
10 4 (1.41%) Python
11 2 (0.71%) JCL
11 2 (0.71%) VBA
11 2 (0.71%) C
11 2 (0.71%) COBOL
11 2 (0.71%) REXX
11 2 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.71%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 26 (9.19%) ISEB
2 22 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.65%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.89%) MCP
5 10 (3.53%) MCSE
6 9 (3.18%) Degree
7 7 (2.47%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.12%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (1.06%) HND
11 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.35%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (14.84%) QA
2 8 (2.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (2.12%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.77%) vSphere
3 4 (1.41%) XenApp
4 1 (0.35%) GPFS
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (4.95%) Backup Exec
1 14 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.77%) CA Wily
2 5 (1.77%) Control-M
3 4 (1.41%) TIBCO Hawk
3 4 (1.41%) OVSD
4 3 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.71%) Netcool
5 2 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.71%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (0.71%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.35%) SCCM
6 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.35%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.35%) Nagios
6 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 94 (33.22%) Oracle
2 36 (12.72%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.07%) SAP
4 17 (6.01%) Citrix
5 16 (5.65%) HP
6 15 (5.30%) IBM
6 15 (5.30%) Informatica
6 15 (5.30%) VMware
7 13 (4.59%) Business Objects
8 12 (4.24%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (3.18%) Cognos
10 8 (2.83%) JBoss
11 6 (2.12%) TIBCO
11 6 (2.12%) BMC
11 6 (2.12%) EMC
12 5 (1.77%) Cisco
12 5 (1.77%) NetApp
13 4 (1.41%) FatWire
13 4 (1.41%) Remedy
14 3 (1.06%) Telerik
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