Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 10 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 421 344 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.45% 8.90% 9.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.73% 34.40% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 212 290
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £301 £275 £251
90th Percentile £548 £493 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.50% +6.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 13
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £19.63 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.24% +40.18% -18.70%
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +10.29% +10.57% +11.82%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,248 1,000 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.98% 25.88% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 582 739
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £298 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 39
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £24.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -10.00% -23.61%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.10 £11.20
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.35 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +11.11%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Berkshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Berkshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Berkshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Berkshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Berkshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 137 £400 +3.23% 62
Newbury +4 51 £375 +19.05% 13
Bracknell +5 49 £418 -1.76% 13
Maidenhead -3 25 £375 -6.25% 14
Slough -2 21 £425 +3.66% 24
Wokingham -6 4 £363 +11.54% 8
Windsor 0 3 £406 +1.56% 7
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 103 (24.47%) Oracle
2 102 (24.23%) SQL Server
3 88 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (19.48%) Microsoft
5 77 (18.29%) Linux
5 77 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
6 73 (17.34%) JavaScript
7 71 (16.86%) Java
8 67 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
9 66 (15.68%) Unix
10 59 (14.01%) C#
11 57 (13.54%) .NET
12 56 (13.30%) Finance
13 55 (13.06%) Telecoms
14 52 (12.35%) Project Management
14 52 (12.35%) Windows
15 50 (11.88%) Security Cleared
16 47 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
17 46 (10.93%) Migration
18 45 (10.69%) Python
19 44 (10.45%) PL/SQL
20 43 (10.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 40 (9.50%) Data Analysis
21 40 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
22 39 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 38 (9.03%) HTML
24 37 (8.79%) DevOps
25 34 (8.08%) Web Services
25 34 (8.08%) ETL
26 33 (7.84%) T-SQL

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.09%) Apache
2 10 (2.38%) CMS
2 10 (2.38%) SAS
2 10 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.14%) IIS
3 9 (2.14%) WordPress
4 8 (1.90%) MS Project Server
5 6 (1.43%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.19%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.95%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.95%) nginx
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.71%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 30 (7.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.71%) SPSS
7 2 (0.48%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 13 (3.09%) Sonata
2 8 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.71%) SessionCam
5 3 (0.71%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.48%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.48%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.48%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.33%) Office 365
4 7 (1.66%) IaaS
5 6 (1.43%) PaaS
6 5 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.95%) GitHub
7 4 (0.95%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.48%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.48%) SaaS
9 2 (0.48%) Serverless
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.99%) Firewall
2 10 (2.38%) VoLTE
3 6 (1.43%) 4G
3 6 (1.43%) GSM
3 6 (1.43%) HSPA
3 6 (1.43%) LTE
3 6 (1.43%) VoWiFi
3 6 (1.43%) WCDMA
4 5 (1.19%) 3G
4 5 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (1.19%) Internet
5 4 (0.95%) DNS
5 4 (0.95%) HTTP
6 3 (0.71%) DHCP
6 3 (0.71%) Network Security
6 3 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.71%) SAN
6 3 (0.71%) VPN
7 2 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (24.23%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (7.13%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (7.13%) Oracle Database
5 29 (6.89%) Power BI
6 28 (6.65%) MySQL
7 22 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (4.04%) NoSQL
9 16 (3.80%) Big Data
10 15 (3.56%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (3.56%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (3.33%) Relational Database
12 13 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (2.85%) Hadoop
13 12 (2.85%) Oracle Database 12c
13 12 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (2.85%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 27 (6.41%) Jenkins
2 23 (5.46%) JIRA
3 20 (4.75%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.80%) Selenium
4 16 (3.80%) SoapUI
5 12 (2.85%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.61%) Subversion
7 10 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.90%) Maven
9 7 (1.66%) GitLab
9 7 (1.66%) Zephyr
10 6 (1.43%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.19%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.19%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.19%) MorphX
11 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.95%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.95%) MSI
13 3 (0.71%) LoadRunner
13 3 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 56 (13.30%) Finance
2 55 (13.06%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.99%) Marketing
4 4 (0.95%) Banking
4 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 4 (0.95%) Retail
5 3 (0.71%) French Language
5 3 (0.71%) German Language
6 2 (0.48%) Advertising
6 2 (0.48%) Billing
6 2 (0.48%) Czech Language
6 2 (0.48%) Legal
6 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.24%) Back Office
7 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 152 (36.10%) Developer
2 62 (14.73%) Analyst
3 38 (9.03%) SQL Developer
4 32 (7.60%) Consultant
5 22 (5.23%) Java Developer
6 21 (4.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 21 (4.99%) DBA
7 19 (4.51%) Architect
8 17 (4.04%) Data Analyst
9 16 (3.80%) Python Developer
10 15 (3.56%) .NET Developer
11 14 (3.33%) Administrator
12 13 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.09%) Test Analyst
13 12 (2.85%) Project Manager
14 11 (2.61%) Software Engineer
14 11 (2.61%) SQL DBA
15 10 (2.38%) Cloud Engineer
15 10 (2.38%) PL/SQL Developer
15 10 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.54%) .NET
2 38 (9.03%) HTML
3 34 (8.08%) Web Services
4 30 (7.13%) ASP.NET
4 30 (7.13%) CSS
5 28 (6.65%) XML
6 26 (6.18%) AngularJS
7 22 (5.23%) REST
8 19 (4.51%) jQuery
9 18 (4.28%) JSON
9 18 (4.28%) React
10 17 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (3.56%) HTML5
12 14 (3.33%) SOAP
13 11 (2.61%) NumPy
13 11 (2.61%) Pandas
14 10 (2.38%) Anaconda
14 10 (2.38%) CSS3
14 10 (2.38%) SciPy
15 9 (2.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.61%) Algorithms
5 11 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (2.61%) Replication
6 9 (2.14%) Clustering
6 9 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.14%) Private Cloud
6 9 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.90%) Handset
7 8 (1.90%) PMI
8 7 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.66%) Smart Meter
8 7 (1.66%) User Experience
9 5 (1.19%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.95%) CMDB
10 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (0.95%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 77 (18.29%) Linux
2 66 (15.68%) Unix
3 52 (12.35%) Windows
4 13 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.90%) SUSE
6 8 (1.90%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.90%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.43%) Android
7 6 (1.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.19%) Solaris
9 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.95%) Debian
9 4 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.95%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.48%) CentOS
10 2 (0.48%) OpenVMS
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (12.35%) Project Management
4 46 (10.93%) Migration
5 40 (9.50%) Data Analysis
5 40 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (8.79%) DevOps
7 34 (8.08%) ETL
8 27 (6.41%) Configuration Management
8 27 (6.41%) Data Migration
9 26 (6.18%) Analytics
9 26 (6.18%) TDD
9 26 (6.18%) Test Automation
10 25 (5.94%) Scrum
11 24 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (5.23%) CRM
12 22 (5.23%) ITIL
13 21 (4.99%) Data Protection
14 20 (4.75%) Data Modelling
14 20 (4.75%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 73 (17.34%) JavaScript
2 71 (16.86%) Java
3 59 (14.01%) C#
4 45 (10.69%) Python
5 44 (10.45%) PL/SQL
6 33 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 27 (6.41%) PowerShell
8 25 (5.94%) C++
9 23 (5.46%) C
10 21 (4.99%) PHP
11 10 (2.38%) Ruby
11 10 (2.38%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.14%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.90%) Groovy
13 8 (1.90%) VBScript
14 7 (1.66%) R
15 6 (1.43%) Kotlin
15 6 (1.43%) Perl
15 6 (1.43%) VBA
16 5 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (11.88%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.70%) Degree
4 22 (5.23%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.90%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.95%) MCSE
10 3 (0.71%) MCITP
11 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.48%) CISSP
11 2 (0.48%) GCIA
11 2 (0.48%) GSEC
11 2 (0.48%) MCSD
11 2 (0.48%) MCTS
12 1 (0.24%) APMP
12 1 (0.24%) GPEN
12 1 (0.24%) GWAPT
12 1 (0.24%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.13%) QA
2 12 (2.85%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.85%) GDPR
2 12 (2.85%) SLA
3 5 (1.19%) PMO
4 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.33%) Docker
3 13 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.66%) Apache Flume
7 5 (1.19%) HDFS
8 3 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.48%) vCloud
9 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.24%) KVM
10 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.24%) vSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (5.94%) SCCM
2 18 (4.28%) SCOM
3 17 (4.04%) Puppet
4 12 (2.85%) HP ALM
5 10 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (1.43%) Ansible
8 6 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (1.19%) Galera Cluster
9 5 (1.19%) OpenNebula
9 5 (1.19%) SCSM
10 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.95%) MOM
10 4 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.95%) Terraform
10 4 (0.95%) WSUS
11 3 (0.71%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 103 (24.47%) Oracle
2 82 (19.48%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.65%) HP
4 23 (5.46%) Tableau
4 23 (5.46%) VMware
5 12 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.61%) Cisco
6 11 (2.61%) FNZ
6 11 (2.61%) SAP
7 10 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (1.90%) SolarWinds
9 7 (1.66%) Adobe
9 7 (1.66%) Citrix
9 7 (1.66%) EMC
9 7 (1.66%) IFS
9 7 (1.66%) Teradata
10 6 (1.43%) IBM
10 6 (1.43%) Vertica
11 5 (1.19%) Talend