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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 162 140 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.32% 13.77% 13.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.30% 41.92% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 70 62
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £253 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £412 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.75 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £22.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
383 334 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.13% 32.84% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 189 158
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +10.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.99 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £42.50
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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -3 105 £356 +1.71% 24
High Wycombe +12 22 £225 -35.71% 18
Beaconsfield +2 4 £280 -37.77% 2
Aylesbury +1 2 £293 +41.81% 2
Marlow +6 1 £325 - 1
Amersham - 1 £325 -
Iver - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 2
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Bletchley - - - - 1
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 96 (31.68%) Finance
2 92 (30.36%) Oracle
3 78 (25.74%) Windows
4 74 (24.42%) SQL Server
5 70 (23.10%) C#
6 64 (21.12%) .NET
7 52 (17.16%) Microsoft
8 50 (16.50%) Java
9 49 (16.17%) UNIX
10 38 (12.54%) PL/SQL
10 38 (12.54%) Security Cleared
11 37 (12.21%) ASP.NET
11 37 (12.21%) OO
12 34 (11.22%) HTML
13 33 (10.89%) CSS
13 33 (10.89%) ITIL
14 32 (10.56%) MS Excel
14 32 (10.56%) T-SQL
14 32 (10.56%) MVC
14 32 (10.56%) QA
14 32 (10.56%) BDD
15 31 (10.23%) XML
16 30 (9.90%) Scrum
16 30 (9.90%) SC Cleared
17 29 (9.57%) Web Services
18 28 (9.24%) JavaScript
18 28 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (9.24%) Selenium
19 27 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
19 27 (8.91%) Agile Software Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 21 (6.93%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (4.62%) WebSphere
3 14 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (2.97%) CMS
6 7 (2.31%) Lync
6 7 (2.31%) IIS
7 6 (1.98%) Apache
7 6 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.65%) SAS
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.32%) Liferay
9 4 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.66%) Documentum
11 2 (0.66%) FileNet
Applications
1 32 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.96%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.98%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.98%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (1.32%) Staffware
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.66%) AWD
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.66%) Summit
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.33%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.66%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.30%) Firewall
2 8 (2.64%) SAN
3 7 (2.31%) Internet
4 6 (1.98%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.65%) Intranet
6 4 (1.32%) HTTP
6 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.99%) DNS
8 2 (0.66%) LAN
8 2 (0.66%) WAN
8 2 (0.66%) WEP
9 1 (0.33%) NAS
9 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.33%) Wireless
9 1 (0.33%) MPLS
9 1 (0.33%) BGP
9 1 (0.33%) DHCP
9 1 (0.33%) WLAN
9 1 (0.33%) GPRS
9 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.58%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.95%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (4.29%) QlikView
8 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (3.63%) PowerCenter
10 9 (2.97%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.64%) DB2
12 6 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.65%) Big Data
14 4 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (1.32%) DTS
14 4 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.32%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 28 (9.24%) Selenium
2 27 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (6.60%) Visual Studio
4 18 (5.94%) WebDriver
5 11 (3.63%) SoapUI
5 11 (3.63%) PhantomJS
6 10 (3.30%) JMeter
7 9 (2.97%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (2.64%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.32%) Ant
9 4 (1.32%) Introscope
10 3 (0.99%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.99%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.66%) JIRA
12 1 (0.33%) Subversion
12 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 96 (31.68%) Finance
2 15 (4.95%) Retail
3 13 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (3.30%) Automotive
4 10 (3.30%) Banking
5 9 (2.97%) Publishing
6 4 (1.32%) Legal
7 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.66%) Marketing
8 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.66%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (31.68%) Analyst
2 76 (25.08%) Developer
3 35 (11.55%) Test Analyst
4 23 (7.59%) Support Analyst
5 17 (5.61%) Development Manager
5 17 (5.61%) Java Developer
6 16 (5.28%) Administrator
7 15 (4.95%) Consultant
8 14 (4.62%) SQL Developer
9 13 (4.29%) Web Manager
10 12 (3.96%) Web Development Manager
11 11 (3.63%) DBA
12 10 (3.30%) Web Developer
12 10 (3.30%) Applications Support
13 9 (2.97%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.97%) Technical Analyst
13 9 (2.97%) Test Manager
13 9 (2.97%) Tester
13 9 (2.97%) Architect
14 8 (2.64%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (21.12%) .NET
2 37 (12.21%) ASP.NET
3 34 (11.22%) HTML
4 33 (10.89%) CSS
5 31 (10.23%) XML
6 29 (9.57%) Web Services
7 26 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (5.94%) SOAP
9 15 (4.95%) jQuery
10 12 (3.96%) .NET Framework
11 10 (3.30%) JSON
11 10 (3.30%) Spring
12 9 (2.97%) LINQ
12 9 (2.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (2.64%) HTML5
14 7 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (2.31%) Ajax
14 7 (2.31%) Hibernate
14 7 (2.31%) JSP
14 7 (2.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.93%) N-Tier
2 12 (3.96%) Data Integration
3 10 (3.30%) iPad
4 7 (2.31%) CMDB
4 7 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.32%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (0.99%) Statistics
6 3 (0.99%) CESG
6 3 (0.99%) AS400
7 2 (0.66%) Replication
7 2 (0.66%) EMC Centera
7 2 (0.66%) Clustering
7 2 (0.66%) PDA
7 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 78 (25.74%) Windows
2 49 (16.17%) UNIX
3 20 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (6.60%) Linux
4 8 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.98%) Windows NT
5 6 (1.98%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.99%) Windows Vista
6 3 (0.99%) AIX
7 2 (0.66%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (12.21%) OO
2 33 (10.89%) ITIL
3 32 (10.56%) MVC
3 32 (10.56%) BDD
4 30 (9.90%) Scrum
5 28 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (8.58%) TDD
8 25 (8.25%) Waterfall
9 23 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (6.93%) SOA
11 20 (6.60%) CRM
11 20 (6.60%) Software Testing
12 19 (6.27%) Web Development
13 18 (5.94%) Unit Testing
14 17 (5.61%) Change Management
14 17 (5.61%) Migration
14 17 (5.61%) Domain-Driven Design
15 16 (5.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.10%) C#
2 50 (16.50%) Java
3 38 (12.54%) PL/SQL
4 32 (10.56%) T-SQL
5 28 (9.24%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.28%) VB
7 13 (4.29%) VBScript
8 10 (3.30%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.64%) PHP
9 8 (2.64%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.32%) C++
10 4 (1.32%) Python
11 3 (0.99%) JCL
11 3 (0.99%) VBA
11 3 (0.99%) REXX
12 2 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.66%) Google Apps Script
12 2 (0.66%) Perl
13 1 (0.33%) COBOL
13 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (12.54%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.60%) ISEB
3 20 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.95%) MCP
4 15 (4.95%) MCSE
4 15 (4.95%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.29%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.31%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.99%) Degree
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.33%) MCDST
9 1 (0.33%) MCSA
9 1 (0.33%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.56%) QA
2 13 (4.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.98%) vSphere
4 5 (1.65%) XenApp
5 2 (0.66%) XenServer
6 1 (0.33%) GPFS
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (5.61%) Backup Exec
2 14 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.65%) CA Wily
5 4 (1.32%) TIBCO Hawk
6 3 (0.99%) MAINVIEW
6 3 (0.99%) OVSD
6 3 (0.99%) OpenView
7 2 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.66%) SCCM
8 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.33%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.33%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.33%) Control-M
8 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 92 (30.36%) Oracle
2 52 (17.16%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.92%) Citrix
3 24 (7.92%) IBM
4 20 (6.60%) VMware
4 20 (6.60%) HP
5 17 (5.61%) SAP
6 12 (3.96%) BMC
6 12 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (3.63%) Cognos
7 11 (3.63%) Business Objects
8 9 (2.97%) JBoss
9 8 (2.64%) CA
9 8 (2.64%) McAfee
10 7 (2.31%) Sophos
10 7 (2.31%) Informatica
10 7 (2.31%) Lumension
10 7 (2.31%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.98%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.65%) EMC
Buckinghamshire
Hudson - London
Rate: £200 - £201 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £215.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago