Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 24 February 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 19 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 233 131 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.51% 7.39% 13.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.69% 24.44% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 87 190
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -2.10% +12.60%
10th Percentile £218 £211 £257
90th Percentile £479 £508 £501
South East median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £32.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +50.65%
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +21.74%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 873 536 780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.40% 30.25% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 273 395
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £360 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.41% +1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £263
90th Percentile £538 £536 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.50 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.33% +97.37% +2.70%
10th Percentile £32.88 £21.10 £13.15
90th Percentile £60.00 £70.00 £39.99
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Milton Keynes +9 196 £331 -6.69% 60
High Wycombe -6 4 £250 -5.66% 6
Amersham -1 2 £375 -
Buckingham - 1 £375 - 1
Newport Pagnell - 1 £650 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 71 (30.47%) Java
2 69 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (24.03%) SQL Server
4 53 (22.75%) Finance
5 45 (19.31%) Windows
6 40 (17.17%) XML
6 40 (17.17%) Oracle
7 37 (15.88%) TDD
8 36 (15.45%) Microsoft
9 34 (14.59%) ITIL
9 34 (14.59%) Banking
10 33 (14.16%) JavaScript
11 29 (12.45%) .NET
11 29 (12.45%) JIRA
11 29 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (11.59%) Test Automation
12 27 (11.59%) Unix
13 26 (11.16%) C#
13 26 (11.16%) Security Cleared
13 26 (11.16%) Big Data
14 25 (10.73%) Git (software)
14 25 (10.73%) QA
14 25 (10.73%) Active Directory
14 25 (10.73%) Internet
15 24 (10.30%) CRM
15 24 (10.30%) Hadoop
16 23 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (9.87%) Linux
17 22 (9.44%) HTML

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 18 (7.73%) Apache Spark
2 17 (7.30%) Confluence
3 16 (6.87%) WebSphere
4 13 (5.58%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.72%) IIS
6 10 (4.29%) SAS
7 5 (2.15%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.43%) Apache
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (9.01%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (7.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (3.00%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (2.15%) Maximo
3 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.43%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.43%) Sage 500
3 1 (0.43%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.30%) Office 365
2 12 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.58%) Sauce Labs
5 4 (1.72%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (1.29%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) IaaS
7 1 (0.43%) PaaS
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.73%) Internet
2 11 (4.72%) Firewall
2 11 (4.72%) FTP
3 10 (4.29%) HTTP
3 10 (4.29%) SMTP
3 10 (4.29%) SSL
4 5 (2.15%) VPN
5 2 (0.86%) VLAN
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) LAN
6 1 (0.43%) MPLS
6 1 (0.43%) NAS
6 1 (0.43%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) SAN
6 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (24.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.16%) Big Data
3 24 (10.30%) Hadoop
4 23 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (9.01%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (7.30%) NoSQL
7 16 (6.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (6.01%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.72%) DB2
9 11 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (3.43%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (3.00%) Apache Hive
11 7 (3.00%) QlikView
12 6 (2.58%) MySQL
12 6 (2.58%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.58%) Redis
12 6 (2.58%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 29 (12.45%) JIRA
2 25 (10.73%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.01%) Jenkins
4 20 (8.58%) Selenium
5 17 (7.30%) Cucumber
6 16 (6.87%) WebDriver
7 12 (5.15%) Appium
8 11 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (4.72%) Bitbucket
9 10 (4.29%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.72%) Calabash
11 4 (1.72%) Gatling
11 4 (1.72%) JMeter
12 3 (1.29%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.29%) GitLab
12 3 (1.29%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.29%) Maven
12 3 (1.29%) NUnit
12 3 (1.29%) PhantomJS
General
1 53 (22.75%) Finance
2 34 (14.59%) Banking
3 17 (7.30%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.72%) Retail
5 10 (4.29%) Marketing
6 9 (3.86%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.86%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.15%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.86%) Back Office
8 2 (0.86%) Legal
8 2 (0.86%) Military
8 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (30.04%) Developer
2 47 (20.17%) Analyst
3 32 (13.73%) SQL Developer
4 31 (13.30%) Consultant
5 15 (6.44%) Architect
5 15 (6.44%) Tester
6 14 (6.01%) .NET Developer
7 13 (5.58%) Automation Tester
7 13 (5.58%) Database Developer
7 13 (5.58%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.58%) SQL Database Developer
8 12 (5.15%) Business Analyst
8 12 (5.15%) Data Analyst
9 11 (4.72%) Apache Spark Developer
9 11 (4.72%) SQL Server Developer
10 10 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (4.29%) QA Automation Tester
10 10 (4.29%) QA Tester
10 10 (4.29%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.17%) XML
2 29 (12.45%) .NET
3 22 (9.44%) HTML
4 20 (8.58%) AngularJS
5 19 (8.15%) Web Services
6 18 (7.73%) REST
7 17 (7.30%) SOAP
8 16 (6.87%) CSS
9 15 (6.44%) ASP.NET
10 11 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (4.29%) cXML
11 10 (4.29%) ebXML
11 10 (4.29%) EDI
11 10 (4.29%) jQuery
11 10 (4.29%) XML Schema
12 9 (3.86%) J2EE
12 9 (3.86%) Spring
13 8 (3.43%) .NET Framework
13 8 (3.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.29%) DataPower
2 10 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.86%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.15%) AS400
5 4 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.29%) Clustering
7 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.86%) User Experience
8 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) SCADA
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.31%) Windows
2 27 (11.59%) Unix
3 23 (9.87%) Linux
4 17 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.58%) Android
7 12 (5.15%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.29%) Mac OS X
8 10 (4.29%) Windows Server
9 9 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.15%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.43%) CentOS
12 1 (0.43%) MVS
12 1 (0.43%) SUSE
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (15.88%) TDD
3 34 (14.59%) ITIL
4 27 (11.59%) Test Automation
5 24 (10.30%) CRM
6 23 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (9.44%) ITIL V3
7 22 (9.44%) Scrum
8 21 (9.01%) ETL
9 19 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (8.15%) DevOps
10 16 (6.87%) API Development
10 16 (6.87%) MVC
11 15 (6.44%) BDD
11 15 (6.44%) Service Management
12 14 (6.01%) Data Analysis
12 14 (6.01%) ITSM
13 13 (5.58%) Web Development
14 12 (5.15%) Change Management
14 12 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 71 (30.47%) Java
2 33 (14.16%) JavaScript
3 26 (11.16%) C#
4 16 (6.87%) Python
5 15 (6.44%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.15%) Ruby
6 12 (5.15%) Shell Script
7 11 (4.72%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.29%) ActionScript
8 10 (4.29%) ActionScript 2.0
8 10 (4.29%) ActionScript 3.0
8 10 (4.29%) Apple Swift
8 10 (4.29%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.29%) Perl
8 10 (4.29%) VBA
9 9 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.86%) Scala
9 9 (3.86%) VB
10 6 (2.58%) Korn
11 5 (2.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (11.16%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.15%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.73%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (3.43%) Degree
5 8 (3.43%) MCSE
5 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.58%) CISSP
6 6 (2.58%) GCIA
6 6 (2.58%) GSEC
7 5 (2.15%) MCSA
8 2 (0.86%) CCNA
8 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.43%) MCITP
9 1 (0.43%) OCA
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.43%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.73%) QA
2 15 (6.44%) SLA
3 13 (5.58%) Data Quality
4 10 (4.29%) GDPR
4 10 (4.29%) RosettaNet
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.15%) Docker
3 7 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.58%) Apache Flume
4 6 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.43%) vCloud
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (4.72%) Ansible
1 11 (4.72%) Netcool
2 10 (4.29%) OVSD
3 9 (3.86%) SCCM
4 8 (3.43%) Oozie
5 6 (2.58%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 6 (2.58%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.29%) Amdocs OSS
7 3 (1.29%) Control-M
7 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (1.29%) SCOM
8 1 (0.43%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.43%) Puppet
8 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.43%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (17.17%) Oracle
2 36 (15.45%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.01%) HP
4 19 (8.15%) IBM
5 12 (5.15%) SAP
6 10 (4.29%) Citrix
6 10 (4.29%) Cloudera
6 10 (4.29%) webMethods
7 8 (3.43%) Cramer
7 8 (3.43%) Teradata
8 7 (3.00%) Cisco
8 7 (3.00%) VMware
9 6 (2.58%) CA
9 6 (2.58%) CyberArk
9 6 (2.58%) Nimsoft
10 5 (2.15%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.15%) Cognos
10 5 (2.15%) Remedy
10 5 (2.15%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.72%) McAfee