Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 420 290 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.89% 7.93% 9.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.15% 32.51% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 160 283
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £275 £255
90th Percentile £550 £501 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.87% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £19.66 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.31% +48.38% -22.56%
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -47.67% +7.50% +37.63%

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 1,267 892 1,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.84% 24.38% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 519 736
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £288 £270
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.75 £19.66 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.24% +57.28% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £13.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £50.25 £53.75 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +6 152 £400 +2.56% 78
Bracknell +11 46 £475 +14.46% 19
Newbury +6 45 £388 +17.42% 16
Maidenhead +3 29 £375 -6.25% 12
Slough -10 18 £450 +5.88% 26
Wokingham -3 14 £425 +30.77% 8
Windsor - 3 £325 - 2
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 128 (30.48%) Oracle
2 104 (24.76%) SQL Server
3 96 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 92 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (15.24%) Java
6 62 (14.76%) Linux
7 60 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 60 (14.29%) C#
8 58 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
9 57 (13.57%) Project Management
10 56 (13.33%) .NET
10 56 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 52 (12.38%) Unix
11 52 (12.38%) Migration
12 51 (12.14%) Microsoft Excel
13 50 (11.90%) PL/SQL
13 50 (11.90%) Finance
13 50 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
14 49 (11.67%) Telecoms
14 49 (11.67%) Python
15 45 (10.71%) Windows
16 44 (10.48%) Security Cleared
17 40 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
18 39 (9.29%) Web Services
18 39 (9.29%) T-SQL
19 38 (9.05%) C
19 38 (9.05%) Data Analysis
20 36 (8.57%) XML
21 35 (8.33%) C++
22 34 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 21 (5.00%) CMS
2 11 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (2.38%) SAS
4 9 (2.14%) WordPress
5 7 (1.67%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.67%) MS Project Server
5 7 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.19%) Apache
6 5 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.95%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.95%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.71%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.48%) IIS
9 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Liferay
Applications
1 51 (12.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.95%) SPSS
7 2 (0.48%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.48%) Pipeline Pilot
7 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (3.33%) Sonata
2 8 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.67%) SAP ERP
4 6 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.43%) SAP APO
4 6 (1.43%) SAP MM
5 5 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.95%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.95%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.71%) SessionCam
7 3 (0.71%) TIBCO iProcess
8 2 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle BRM
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.29%) Office 365
3 11 (2.62%) PaaS
4 6 (1.43%) GitHub
4 6 (1.43%) IaaS
5 4 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (0.95%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.71%) Serverless
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.48%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.48%) SaaS
7 2 (0.48%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.24%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.48%) Firewall
2 9 (2.14%) VoLTE
3 8 (1.90%) 3G
3 8 (1.90%) 4G
4 7 (1.67%) HTTP
5 5 (1.19%) VPN
5 5 (1.19%) Wireless
6 4 (0.95%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.95%) Internet
6 4 (0.95%) MPLS
6 4 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.71%) DNS
7 3 (0.71%) LTE
7 3 (0.71%) Network Security
7 3 (0.71%) SAN
8 2 (0.48%) DHCP
8 2 (0.48%) GSM
8 2 (0.48%) LAN
8 2 (0.48%) WAN
8 2 (0.48%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (24.76%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.10%) Oracle Database
2 34 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (7.62%) Power BI
4 28 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (5.48%) Big Data
5 23 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 19 (4.52%) MySQL
7 19 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (3.81%) SQL Server 2016
9 15 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (3.10%) NoSQL
11 12 (2.86%) Hadoop
11 12 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (2.38%) Data Lake
12 10 (2.38%) DB2
12 10 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (5.95%) JIRA
2 20 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 18 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.81%) Selenium
5 14 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 14 (3.33%) PVCS
6 11 (2.62%) Visual Studio
7 10 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.38%) Zephyr
8 9 (2.14%) ProC
9 7 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.67%) GitLab
10 5 (1.19%) HP UFT
10 5 (1.19%) MorphX
10 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.19%) Toad
11 4 (0.95%) LSMW
11 4 (0.95%) MSI
12 3 (0.71%) JMeter
12 3 (0.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 50 (11.90%) Finance
2 49 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.52%) Marketing
4 6 (1.43%) Retail
5 5 (1.19%) French Language
5 5 (1.19%) German Language
6 4 (0.95%) Advertising
7 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) Czech Language
8 2 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 136 (32.38%) Developer
2 71 (16.90%) Analyst
3 32 (7.62%) Consultant
4 28 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 23 (5.48%) Architect
6 22 (5.24%) DBA
7 21 (5.00%) Data Analyst
8 20 (4.76%) Administrator
9 17 (4.05%) .NET Developer
9 17 (4.05%) Test Analyst
10 16 (3.81%) Python Developer
11 13 (3.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 13 (3.10%) SQL DBA
12 12 (2.86%) PL/SQL Developer
12 12 (2.86%) Project Manager
12 12 (2.86%) Software Engineer
12 12 (2.86%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.86%) Tester
13 11 (2.62%) C++ Developer
13 11 (2.62%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.33%) .NET
2 39 (9.29%) Web Services
3 36 (8.57%) XML
4 27 (6.43%) HTML
5 25 (5.95%) ASP.NET
6 22 (5.24%) REST
7 18 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (4.29%) CSS
8 17 (4.05%) AngularJS
9 16 (3.81%) SOAP
10 12 (2.86%) jQuery
11 11 (2.62%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.62%) J2EE
12 10 (2.38%) Anaconda
12 10 (2.38%) NumPy
12 10 (2.38%) Pandas
12 10 (2.38%) SciPy
13 9 (2.14%) React
14 8 (1.90%) .NET Core
14 8 (1.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 12 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (2.86%) Replication
5 12 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.14%) Clustering
7 8 (1.90%) Smart Meter
8 7 (1.67%) PMI
9 6 (1.43%) CMDB
9 6 (1.43%) User Experience
10 5 (1.19%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.19%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.19%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.95%) Handset
11 4 (0.95%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (14.76%) Linux
2 52 (12.38%) Unix
3 45 (10.71%) Windows
4 14 (3.33%) OpenVMS
5 9 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.43%) Android
6 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.95%) SUSE
8 4 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.95%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.71%) Solaris
9 3 (0.71%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.48%) VMS
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (13.57%) Project Management
4 52 (12.38%) Migration
5 40 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (9.05%) Data Analysis
7 33 (7.86%) Analytics
8 30 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 30 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 29 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (6.90%) ERP
9 29 (6.90%) ETL
10 28 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 28 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 28 (6.67%) DevOps
11 21 (5.00%) CRM
11 21 (5.00%) MVC
12 20 (4.76%) Scrum
12 20 (4.76%) Validation
12 20 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 64 (15.24%) Java
2 60 (14.29%) C#
2 60 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 50 (11.90%) PL/SQL
4 49 (11.67%) Python
5 39 (9.29%) T-SQL
6 38 (9.05%) C
7 35 (8.33%) C++
8 19 (4.52%) PowerShell
9 17 (4.05%) PHP
10 12 (2.86%) VBScript
11 11 (2.62%) Ruby
11 11 (2.62%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.62%) VBA
12 9 (2.14%) R
12 9 (2.14%) VB
13 8 (1.90%) Groovy
14 6 (1.43%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.43%) Fortran
14 6 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.43%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.71%) Degree
4 22 (5.24%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.67%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.71%) MCSE
7 3 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.24%) APMP
9 1 (0.24%) MCITP
9 1 (0.24%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.81%) QA
2 13 (3.10%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.38%) SLA
4 9 (2.14%) GDPR
5 5 (1.19%) PMO
6 2 (0.48%) IFRS
6 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.38%) Docker
3 10 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.67%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.19%) HDFS
6 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.24%) KVM
8 1 (0.24%) Xen
8 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (5.48%) SCCM
2 17 (4.05%) HP ALM
3 14 (3.33%) Puppet
4 11 (2.62%) SCOM
5 6 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.95%) WSUS
8 3 (0.71%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.71%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.48%) Amdocs OSS
9 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.48%) Kibana
9 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.48%) SCSM
9 2 (0.48%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 128 (30.48%) Oracle
2 96 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.62%) HP
4 24 (5.71%) Tableau
5 20 (4.76%) VMware
6 18 (4.29%) SAP
7 14 (3.33%) FNZ
8 13 (3.10%) Citrix
9 11 (2.62%) MicroStrategy
10 10 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (2.14%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.90%) AppDynamics
12 8 (1.90%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.90%) Remedy
12 8 (1.90%) Talend
13 7 (1.67%) Google
13 7 (1.67%) IFS
14 6 (1.43%) Adobe
14 6 (1.43%) Cisco
14 6 (1.43%) EMC