Period
to 24 June 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 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 213 179 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.54% 8.77% 11.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.43% 25.90% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 97 152
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £302 £189 £263
90th Percentile £575 £488 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.63% +3.93% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £19.00 -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -47.67% +7.50% +42.22%

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 806 691 640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.90% 33.84% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 292 345
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +8.15%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +42.86% +48.08%
10th Percentile £36.63 £18.50 £27.15
90th Percentile £48.68 £77.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% +6.67%

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 June 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 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
Milton Keynes +3 186 £400 +17.65% 51
High Wycombe -2 4 £335 - 9
Amersham 0 2 £375 - 1
Marlow -7 1 - - 4
SQL
South East

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

1 69 (32.39%) Java
2 62 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (21.60%) SQL Server
4 42 (19.72%) Oracle
4 42 (19.72%) Linux
5 38 (17.84%) Web Services
6 35 (16.43%) Finance
7 34 (15.96%) Banking
7 34 (15.96%) XML
8 33 (15.49%) Unix
8 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
9 29 (13.62%) .NET
10 28 (13.15%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (12.68%) Windows
11 27 (12.68%) IBM
11 27 (12.68%) JIRA
12 26 (12.21%) Git (software)
12 26 (12.21%) Python
12 26 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (11.74%) JavaScript
14 23 (10.80%) PL/SQL
15 22 (10.33%) MySQL
15 22 (10.33%) Jenkins
15 22 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (9.86%) SOAP
16 21 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (9.86%) REST
16 21 (9.86%) QA
17 20 (9.39%) NoSQL
17 20 (9.39%) Security Cleared

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 13 (6.10%) Confluence
2 11 (5.16%) IIS
3 9 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.76%) Apache Spark
4 8 (3.76%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.29%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.82%) Apache
7 5 (2.35%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.88%) CMS
8 4 (1.88%) JBoss
8 4 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.41%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.41%) SAS
10 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.94%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.94%) nginx
10 2 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.47%) Drupal
11 1 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.63%) Maximo
2 4 (1.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.47%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.63%) Office 365
3 10 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.23%) OpenShift
5 6 (2.82%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (1.88%) IaaS
6 4 (1.88%) Sauce Labs
7 3 (1.41%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.41%) GitHub
7 3 (1.41%) PaaS
8 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.94%) SaaS
9 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.45%) Internet
2 5 (2.35%) Firewall
2 5 (2.35%) VPN
3 3 (1.41%) VLAN
4 2 (0.94%) DNS
4 2 (0.94%) Intranet
4 2 (0.94%) NAS
4 2 (0.94%) Network Security
4 2 (0.94%) SSL
5 1 (0.47%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.47%) FTP
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) MPLS
5 1 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.15%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (10.33%) MySQL
5 20 (9.39%) DB2
5 20 (9.39%) NoSQL
6 18 (8.45%) Relational Database
7 17 (7.98%) Big Data
7 17 (7.98%) MongoDB
8 16 (7.51%) Hadoop
9 14 (6.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (5.63%) Redis
11 11 (5.16%) Power BI
12 10 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (3.76%) Apache Hive
13 8 (3.76%) NuoDB
14 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database
14 7 (3.29%) RDBMS
15 6 (2.82%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 27 (12.68%) JIRA
2 26 (12.21%) Git (software)
3 22 (10.33%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.69%) Selenium
5 9 (4.23%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.76%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.29%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.82%) Maven
9 5 (2.35%) Appium
9 5 (2.35%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.35%) Calabash
9 5 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.88%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.88%) Subversion
11 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.94%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 35 (16.43%) Finance
2 34 (15.96%) Banking
3 10 (4.69%) Marketing
4 7 (3.29%) Spanish Language
5 6 (2.82%) Retail
6 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.88%) Law
8 3 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.41%) Legal
8 3 (1.41%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.94%) Back Office
9 2 (0.94%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 81 (38.03%) Developer
2 43 (20.19%) Analyst
3 32 (15.02%) SQL Developer
4 21 (9.86%) .NET Developer
5 14 (6.57%) Support Analyst
5 14 (6.57%) Tester
6 12 (5.63%) Architect
6 12 (5.63%) Consultant
6 12 (5.63%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.16%) Automation Tester
7 11 (5.16%) DBA
7 11 (5.16%) QA Automation Tester
7 11 (5.16%) QA Tester
8 10 (4.69%) Applications Support
8 10 (4.69%) SQL Analyst
9 8 (3.76%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.76%) Java Automation Tester
9 8 (3.76%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.29%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (2.82%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.84%) Web Services
2 34 (15.96%) XML
3 29 (13.62%) .NET
4 21 (9.86%) REST
4 21 (9.86%) SOAP
5 18 (8.45%) AngularJS
6 16 (7.51%) HTML
7 15 (7.04%) RESTful
7 15 (7.04%) Spring
8 14 (6.57%) YAML
9 13 (6.10%) CSS
9 13 (6.10%) LAMP
10 12 (5.63%) ASP.NET
10 12 (5.63%) Middleware
11 11 (5.16%) .NET Framework
11 11 (5.16%) LAPP Stack
12 10 (4.69%) J2EE
12 10 (4.69%) JSON
12 10 (4.69%) Swagger
13 8 (3.76%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.82%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.35%) Clustering
5 5 (2.35%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.88%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.41%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.41%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.94%) User Experience
9 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.47%) Fintech
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.47%) RIA
9 1 (0.47%) SCADA
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.72%) Linux
2 33 (15.49%) Unix
3 27 (12.68%) Windows
4 11 (5.16%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.69%) Android
6 7 (3.29%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.35%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.35%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.88%) Solaris
10 3 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.94%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.47%) AIX
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (9.39%) ETL
4 20 (9.39%) Migration
4 20 (9.39%) TDD
5 19 (8.92%) Data Modelling
6 18 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (8.45%) ITIL
6 18 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (7.98%) DevOps
7 17 (7.98%) Scrum
8 16 (7.51%) Test Automation
9 15 (7.04%) Analytics
9 15 (7.04%) CRM
9 15 (7.04%) Open Source
9 15 (7.04%) SDLC
10 14 (6.57%) Data Integration
11 13 (6.10%) OO
12 11 (5.16%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 69 (32.39%) Java
2 26 (12.21%) Python
3 25 (11.74%) JavaScript
4 23 (10.80%) PL/SQL
5 19 (8.92%) C#
6 17 (7.98%) Bash Shell
7 15 (7.04%) T-SQL
8 14 (6.57%) Ruby
9 13 (6.10%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.76%) Korn
10 8 (3.76%) Scala
10 8 (3.76%) VB
11 7 (3.29%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.82%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.88%) C++
13 4 (1.88%) PHP
13 4 (1.88%) VBA
13 4 (1.88%) VC++
14 3 (1.41%) HiveQL
14 3 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.45%) Degree
3 15 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.16%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.29%) MCSE
5 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.35%) MCSA
7 4 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.94%) ISEB
8 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.94%) MCP
8 2 (0.94%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.47%) CCNA
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.86%) QA
2 9 (4.23%) GDPR
3 8 (3.76%) SLA
4 4 (1.88%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.47%) GCP
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (7.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.63%) Docker
3 8 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.88%) Apache Flume
6 3 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.94%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.94%) XenApp
8 1 (0.47%) GPFS
8 1 (0.47%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (6.57%) Ansible
2 6 (2.82%) Netcool
2 6 (2.82%) OVSD
2 6 (2.82%) SCCM
3 3 (1.41%) Kibana
3 3 (1.41%) Oozie
4 2 (0.94%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.94%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.47%) Control-M
5 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.47%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (19.72%) Oracle
2 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.68%) IBM
4 14 (6.57%) Remedy
5 12 (5.63%) SAP
6 10 (4.69%) HP
6 10 (4.69%) Tableau
7 9 (4.23%) Citrix
8 8 (3.76%) Cisco
8 8 (3.76%) VMware
9 7 (3.29%) Cramer
10 6 (2.82%) NetApp
10 6 (2.82%) Talend
11 5 (2.35%) Cognos
12 4 (1.88%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.88%) Informatica
12 4 (1.88%) McAfee
12 4 (1.88%) MicroStrategy
13 3 (1.41%) Lumension
13 3 (1.41%) Splunk