Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 432 338 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.97% 8.86% 10.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.07% 35.25% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 193 306
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -1.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £269
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.29% +45.83% -30.31%
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £19.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.46% -50.43% +60.00%

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 1,268 959 1,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.19% 25.13% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 569 744
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £297 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.01% +42.00% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £54.13 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% +3.23%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +2 172 £400 +1.01% 55
Bracknell +3 47 £475 +31.03% 12
Newbury -3 34 £388 +6.90% 8
Maidenhead +5 31 £400 -11.11% 16
Slough -10 21 £450 +12.50% 22
Wokingham -3 17 £425 +30.77% 15
Windsor - 3 £325 - 2
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 147 (34.03%) Oracle
2 103 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (20.60%) Microsoft
4 84 (19.44%) SQL Server
5 81 (18.75%) Java
5 81 (18.75%) C#
6 65 (15.05%) .NET
7 64 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 62 (14.35%) PL/SQL
9 54 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 50 (11.57%) JavaScript
11 49 (11.34%) Linux
12 48 (11.11%) Unix
12 48 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 47 (10.88%) Windows
14 46 (10.65%) Python
14 46 (10.65%) Migration
14 46 (10.65%) Test Automation
15 45 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
15 45 (10.42%) XML
15 45 (10.42%) C
16 44 (10.19%) Web Services
16 44 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (10.19%) Finance
16 44 (10.19%) Project Management
17 40 (9.26%) Analytics
17 40 (9.26%) Oracle Database
18 39 (9.03%) Telecoms
19 38 (8.80%) T-SQL
19 38 (8.80%) Data Analysis

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 28 (6.48%) CMS
2 13 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.55%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.62%) WordPress
5 6 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.39%) SAS
6 5 (1.16%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.93%) JBoss
7 4 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.69%) Apache
8 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.69%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPEL
9 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.39%) Chatbot
4 5 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.46%) SPSS
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (3.01%) Sonata
2 11 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.85%) SAP ERP
4 7 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (1.62%) SAP APO
4 7 (1.62%) SAP MM
5 6 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (1.16%) SAP MDM
7 4 (0.93%) Infor M3
7 4 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.69%) CSG Singleview
8 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.69%) SessionCam
8 3 (0.69%) TIBCO iProcess
9 2 (0.46%) Unica
9 2 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 64 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.09%) Office 365
4 11 (2.55%) PaaS
5 8 (1.85%) IaaS
6 7 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.39%) GitHub
8 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.93%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.93%) SaaS
9 4 (0.93%) Serverless
10 3 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.69%) BrowserStack
10 3 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.46%) Firebase
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.02%) Firewall
2 11 (2.55%) Internet
3 9 (2.08%) HTTP
4 8 (1.85%) SAN
4 8 (1.85%) Wireless
5 7 (1.62%) DNS
5 7 (1.62%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.62%) MPLS
6 6 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (1.39%) VPN
7 5 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.93%) 3G
8 4 (0.93%) 4G
8 4 (0.93%) DHCP
8 4 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.69%) SMS
9 3 (0.69%) VoLTE
10 2 (0.46%) FTP
10 2 (0.46%) LAN
10 2 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.26%) Oracle Database
3 27 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (5.79%) Big Data
4 25 (5.79%) Relational Database
5 23 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (4.40%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.40%) Power BI
7 18 (4.17%) MySQL
8 17 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (3.47%) Oracle Database 12c
10 15 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (3.24%) DB2
11 14 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (2.78%) Hadoop
13 11 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (2.55%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (2.55%) Data Lake
14 10 (2.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (6.71%) JIRA
2 21 (4.86%) Jenkins
2 21 (4.86%) PVCS
3 20 (4.63%) SoapUI
4 19 (4.40%) Selenium
5 16 (3.70%) ProC
6 14 (3.24%) Git (software)
7 13 (3.01%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.01%) Zephyr
8 12 (2.78%) Visual Studio
9 11 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (2.55%) Toad
10 8 (1.85%) GitLab
11 6 (1.39%) HP UFT
11 6 (1.39%) LoadRunner
12 5 (1.16%) JMeter
12 5 (1.16%) PowerBuilder
12 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.93%) Hudson
13 4 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (10.19%) Finance
2 39 (9.03%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.94%) Marketing
4 10 (2.31%) Back Office
4 10 (2.31%) Front Office
5 6 (1.39%) Billing
5 6 (1.39%) Retail
6 4 (0.93%) Advertising
6 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.69%) Banking
7 3 (0.69%) German Language
7 3 (0.69%) Legal
8 2 (0.46%) French Language
8 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 159 (36.81%) Developer
2 82 (18.98%) Analyst
3 33 (7.64%) SQL Developer
4 31 (7.18%) Consultant
5 29 (6.71%) Data Analyst
6 28 (6.48%) Architect
7 25 (5.79%) .NET Developer
8 23 (5.32%) Test Analyst
9 16 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 16 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 16 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
9 16 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
9 16 (3.70%) Tester
10 12 (2.78%) C++ Developer
10 12 (2.78%) Technical Leader
11 11 (2.55%) Automation Engineer
11 11 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (2.55%) DBA
12 10 (2.31%) Python Developer
12 10 (2.31%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (15.05%) .NET
2 45 (10.42%) XML
3 44 (10.19%) Web Services
4 31 (7.18%) ASP.NET
5 28 (6.48%) REST
6 27 (6.25%) HTML
7 25 (5.79%) J2EE
7 25 (5.79%) SOAP
8 24 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (4.40%) CSS
10 18 (4.17%) AngularJS
11 16 (3.70%) .NET Framework
12 13 (3.01%) STL
13 12 (2.78%) Spring
14 11 (2.55%) Middleware
15 10 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (2.31%) jQuery
15 10 (2.31%) JSON
15 10 (2.31%) Node.js
15 10 (2.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (2.31%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.31%) Robotics
7 9 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.85%) Replication
8 8 (1.85%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.16%) AS400
10 5 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.93%) User Experience
12 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.69%) Clustering
12 3 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.69%) e-Health
12 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (11.34%) Linux
2 48 (11.11%) Unix
3 47 (10.88%) Windows
4 21 (4.86%) OpenVMS
5 9 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.46%) Solaris
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.23%) SUSE
9 1 (0.23%) VMS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (10.65%) Migration
2 46 (10.65%) Test Automation
3 44 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (10.19%) Project Management
4 40 (9.26%) Analytics
5 38 (8.80%) Data Analysis
5 38 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (8.33%) ETL
7 32 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 32 (7.41%) MVC
8 31 (7.18%) Data Migration
8 31 (7.18%) Scrum
8 31 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (6.48%) DevOps
10 27 (6.25%) Workflow
11 26 (6.02%) OO
12 24 (5.56%) Configuration Management
13 22 (5.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 81 (18.75%) C#
1 81 (18.75%) Java
2 62 (14.35%) PL/SQL
3 50 (11.57%) JavaScript
4 46 (10.65%) Python
5 45 (10.42%) C
6 38 (8.80%) T-SQL
7 37 (8.56%) C++
8 18 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.24%) VBScript
10 13 (3.01%) VBA
11 12 (2.78%) Fortran
11 12 (2.78%) VB
12 11 (2.55%) Ruby
12 11 (2.55%) TypeScript
13 10 (2.31%) Groovy
14 9 (2.08%) PHP
15 7 (1.62%) R
16 5 (1.16%) Perl
16 5 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.79%) DV Cleared
4 24 (5.56%) Degree
5 7 (1.62%) ISEB
5 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.93%) MCSE
9 3 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.46%) ACCA
10 2 (0.46%) CIMA
10 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.23%) MCSA
11 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.70%) SLA
2 15 (3.47%) Data Quality
3 14 (3.24%) QA
4 5 (1.16%) GDPR
5 2 (0.46%) IFRS
5 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 22 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.40%) Docker
2 19 (4.40%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.69%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.69%) HDFS
6 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.23%) KVM
7 1 (0.23%) Xen
7 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (5.56%) HP ALM
2 23 (5.32%) SCCM
3 10 (2.31%) SCOM
3 10 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (1.85%) Amdocs OSS
5 7 (1.62%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.62%) Puppet
6 6 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.93%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.69%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.46%) TIBCO Hawk
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.23%) MOM
10 1 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 147 (34.03%) Oracle
2 89 (20.60%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.87%) HP
4 21 (4.86%) SAP
5 19 (4.40%) Tableau
5 19 (4.40%) TIBCO
6 17 (3.94%) Citrix
6 17 (3.94%) VMware
7 14 (3.24%) Remedy
8 13 (3.01%) FNZ
9 11 (2.55%) EMC
10 9 (2.08%) BMC
10 9 (2.08%) ComArch
10 9 (2.08%) UiPath
11 8 (1.85%) Adobe
11 8 (1.85%) AppDynamics
11 8 (1.85%) Cramer
11 8 (1.85%) Google
11 8 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.62%) JD Edwards