The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 15 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 78 108 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.49% 14.65% 11.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.20% 41.22% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 37
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
SQL
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
199 262 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.21% 35.55% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 133 102
Average daily rate £380 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% +6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £35.50 £25.00
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 Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Milton Keynes region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Milton Keynes region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 74 (40.22%) Oracle
2 71 (38.59%) Finance
3 54 (29.35%) .NET
3 54 (29.35%) Windows
4 49 (26.63%) C#
5 47 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (23.37%) UNIX
7 39 (21.20%) SQL Server
8 38 (20.65%) PL/SQL
9 30 (16.30%) Java
9 30 (16.30%) OO
9 30 (16.30%) Microsoft
9 30 (16.30%) MVC
10 28 (15.22%) ASP.NET
10 28 (15.22%) Waterfall
11 24 (13.04%) TDD
12 23 (12.50%) Web Services
12 23 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (11.41%) Scrum
14 20 (10.87%) T-SQL
14 20 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (10.87%) N-Tier
14 20 (10.87%) Security Cleared
14 20 (10.87%) Domain-Driven Design
14 20 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (10.33%) BDD
16 18 (9.78%) SOA
16 18 (9.78%) JavaScript

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.98%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (3.26%) Apache
5 5 (2.72%) SAS
6 4 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (2.17%) Liferay
7 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.63%) IIS
8 2 (1.09%) FileNet
8 2 (1.09%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.09%) CICS
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (3.26%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (3.26%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (2.17%) Staffware
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.09%) AWD
4 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.54%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.54%) Agresso
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) Route 53
2 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) Internet
2 6 (3.26%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.72%) Firewall
4 4 (2.17%) HTTP
4 4 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.17%) SAN
4 4 (2.17%) Intranet
5 3 (1.63%) DNS
6 2 (1.09%) WAN
7 1 (0.54%) Network Security
7 1 (0.54%) NAS
7 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.54%) IPv4
7 1 (0.54%) IPv6
7 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.98%) PowerCenter
5 10 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.89%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.35%) DB2
7 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.72%) DTS
11 4 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.63%) OLTP
13 2 (1.09%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 15 (8.15%) Selenium
2 10 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 8 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 7 (3.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (2.72%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (2.72%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.17%) Introscope
6 4 (2.17%) Ant
6 4 (2.17%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.63%) JIRA
7 3 (1.63%) WatiN
7 3 (1.63%) JDeveloper
7 3 (1.63%) Toad
8 2 (1.09%) JMeter
8 2 (1.09%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.54%) Redmine
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 71 (38.59%) Finance
2 10 (5.43%) Automotive
3 9 (4.89%) Banking
4 5 (2.72%) Retail
5 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.17%) Legal
6 3 (1.63%) Marketing
6 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Front Office
7 2 (1.09%) Back Office
7 2 (1.09%) Electronics
8 1 (0.54%) International Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (29.35%) Analyst
2 47 (25.54%) Developer
3 19 (10.33%) Test Analyst
4 16 (8.70%) Development Manager
5 14 (7.61%) Support Analyst
5 14 (7.61%) SQL Developer
6 12 (6.52%) Administrator
7 11 (5.98%) Web Development Manager
7 11 (5.98%) Web Manager
8 9 (4.89%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.89%) Database Developer
9 8 (4.35%) SQL Database Developer
9 8 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (4.35%) Consultant
10 7 (3.80%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 7 (3.80%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.80%) Tester
11 6 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (29.35%) .NET
2 28 (15.22%) ASP.NET
3 23 (12.50%) Web Services
3 23 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (9.24%) XML
5 12 (6.52%) HTML
6 10 (5.43%) CSS
7 9 (4.89%) Spring
8 7 (3.80%) WCF
8 7 (3.80%) JSP
8 7 (3.80%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.26%) JSON
10 5 (2.72%) jQuery
10 5 (2.72%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.72%) SOAP
11 4 (2.17%) WinForms
11 4 (2.17%) J2EE
11 4 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (2.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.87%) N-Tier
1 20 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.63%) User Experience
3 3 (1.63%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.63%) AS400
4 2 (1.09%) EMC Centera
4 2 (1.09%) Clustering
4 2 (1.09%) DTV
4 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.09%) Statistics
4 2 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.54%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.54%) PDA
5 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 54 (29.35%) Windows
2 43 (23.37%) UNIX
3 15 (8.15%) Linux
4 13 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.35%) Windows NT
6 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.63%) AIX
8 2 (1.09%) HPUX
8 2 (1.09%) Solaris
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.54%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.30%) OO
2 30 (16.30%) MVC
3 28 (15.22%) Waterfall
4 24 (13.04%) TDD
5 23 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (11.41%) Scrum
7 20 (10.87%) Domain-Driven Design
8 19 (10.33%) BDD
9 18 (9.78%) SOA
9 18 (9.78%) Web Development
10 16 (8.70%) ITIL
10 16 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (8.15%) Coaching
12 14 (7.61%) People Management
13 12 (6.52%) PRINCE2
14 11 (5.98%) Software Testing
14 11 (5.98%) Unit Testing
14 11 (5.98%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.63%) C#
2 38 (20.65%) PL/SQL
3 30 (16.30%) Java
4 20 (10.87%) T-SQL
5 18 (9.78%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.52%) VB
7 10 (5.43%) VBScript
8 8 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.72%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.17%) C++
11 2 (1.09%) Perl
11 2 (1.09%) PHP
11 2 (1.09%) Python
11 2 (1.09%) JCL
11 2 (1.09%) REXX
11 2 (1.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.54%) COBOL
12 1 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.54%) ABAP
12 1 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (8.15%) ISEB
4 10 (5.43%) MCSE
4 10 (5.43%) MCP
5 7 (3.80%) Degree
6 6 (3.26%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.26%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (2.72%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.63%) HND
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.24%) QA
2 6 (3.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.09%) vSphere
4 1 (0.54%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (5.98%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.72%) CA Wily
4 4 (2.17%) OVSD
4 4 (2.17%) TIBCO Hawk
5 3 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.09%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (1.09%) Control-M
7 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.54%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (40.22%) Oracle
2 30 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.61%) IBM
3 14 (7.61%) SAP
4 13 (7.07%) Citrix
5 12 (6.52%) HP
6 10 (5.43%) Informatica
6 10 (5.43%) VMware
7 8 (4.35%) JBoss
8 6 (3.26%) Business Objects
8 6 (3.26%) TIBCO
8 6 (3.26%) EMC
9 4 (2.17%) FatWire
9 4 (2.17%) BMC
9 4 (2.17%) NetApp
10 3 (1.63%) Remedy
10 3 (1.63%) Telerik
11 2 (1.09%) Kofax
11 2 (1.09%) ReadSoft
11 2 (1.09%) Intel
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