Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 238 218 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.68% 9.72% 11.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.03% 25.26% 36.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 113 137
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -10.96% +4.29%
10th Percentile £281 £143 £198
90th Percentile £575 £445 £488
South East median daily rate £420 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +8.39% +0.65% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.33% -16.67%
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.33 £40.00
% change year-on-year +56.74% -44.18% +56.59%

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 743 863 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.58% 38.48% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 347 297
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.16% +4.29%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £494
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +48.65% +23.33%
10th Percentile £33.87 £18.50 £11.85
90th Percentile £51.38 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +1 183 £420 +24.44% 63
High Wycombe +14 23 £425 - 18
Marlow -2 5 £375 +150.00%
Beaconsfield -1 2 £425 +41.67% 2
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.73%) Java
3 55 (23.11%) Web Services
3 55 (23.11%) Linux
4 54 (22.69%) Oracle
5 50 (21.01%) SQL Server
6 49 (20.59%) JavaScript
7 45 (18.91%) Finance
8 44 (18.49%) .NET
9 40 (16.81%) Microsoft
9 40 (16.81%) Git (software)
10 38 (15.97%) JIRA
10 38 (15.97%) Security Cleared
10 38 (15.97%) SOAP
11 37 (15.55%) REST
12 36 (15.13%) IBM
13 35 (14.71%) XML
14 34 (14.29%) Unix
14 34 (14.29%) Windows
14 34 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
15 32 (13.45%) C#
16 30 (12.61%) Migration
16 30 (12.61%) Jenkins
17 29 (12.18%) ITIL
18 28 (11.76%) Active Directory
18 28 (11.76%) SC Cleared
19 27 (11.34%) Python
20 26 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
20 26 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
21 24 (10.08%) TDD

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 21 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.72%) Confluence
3 14 (5.88%) IIS
4 13 (5.46%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.04%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.94%) Apache
6 7 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.10%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.10%) JBoss
8 5 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.68%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.68%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.26%) CMS
10 3 (1.26%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.84%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.84%) nginx
11 2 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.94%) Maximo
2 4 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.42%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.46%) GitHub
2 13 (5.46%) OpenShift
3 10 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.78%) Office 365
5 7 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (2.10%) IaaS
6 5 (2.10%) SaaS
7 4 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.26%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.26%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.84%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.84%) PaaS
10 1 (0.42%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.14%) Internet
2 4 (1.68%) SSL
3 2 (0.84%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.42%) SMS
4 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (8.40%) MongoDB
5 19 (7.98%) MySQL
6 18 (7.56%) DB2
6 18 (7.56%) NoSQL
6 18 (7.56%) Relational Database
7 15 (6.30%) Big Data
8 14 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (5.46%) Hadoop
9 13 (5.46%) Power BI
9 13 (5.46%) Redis
10 10 (4.20%) NuoDB
10 10 (4.20%) RDBMS
11 9 (3.78%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (2.10%) Apache Hive
14 5 (2.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (16.81%) Git (software)
2 38 (15.97%) JIRA
3 30 (12.61%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.20%) Selenium
5 9 (3.78%) Cucumber
5 9 (3.78%) Visual Studio
6 8 (3.36%) Calabash
7 7 (2.94%) Maven
7 7 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.68%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.68%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.26%) Appium
9 3 (1.26%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.26%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.84%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 45 (18.91%) Finance
2 24 (10.08%) Banking
3 12 (5.04%) Marketing
4 11 (4.62%) Retail
5 6 (2.52%) Law
6 5 (2.10%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.10%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.84%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 98 (41.18%) Developer
2 35 (14.71%) Analyst
3 27 (11.34%) .NET Developer
4 25 (10.50%) SQL Developer
5 16 (6.72%) C# Developer
5 16 (6.72%) Tester
6 15 (6.30%) Architect
7 14 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 13 (5.46%) Applications Support
8 13 (5.46%) Automation Tester
8 13 (5.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (4.62%) Support Analyst
10 10 (4.20%) Angular Developer
10 10 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (4.20%) QA Automation Tester
10 10 (4.20%) QA Tester
10 10 (4.20%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.78%) DBA
12 8 (3.36%) Applications Specialist
12 8 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.11%) Web Services
2 44 (18.49%) .NET
3 38 (15.97%) SOAP
4 37 (15.55%) REST
5 35 (14.71%) XML
6 21 (8.82%) AngularJS
6 21 (8.82%) HTML
7 19 (7.98%) ASP.NET
8 17 (7.14%) CSS
8 17 (7.14%) RESTful
9 16 (6.72%) Spring
10 15 (6.30%) LAMP
10 15 (6.30%) YAML
11 14 (5.88%) .NET Framework
11 14 (5.88%) JSON
12 13 (5.46%) LAPP Stack
12 13 (5.46%) Middleware
12 13 (5.46%) React
13 12 (5.04%) J2EE
13 12 (5.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.30%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.36%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.36%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.52%) User Experience
5 5 (2.10%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.68%) CMDB
6 4 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.68%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.68%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.26%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.84%) Clustering
8 2 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Replication
8 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.42%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.11%) Linux
2 34 (14.29%) Unix
2 34 (14.29%) Windows
3 13 (5.46%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.94%) Android
7 5 (2.10%) Solaris
8 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.84%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.42%) AIX
10 1 (0.42%) CentOS
10 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (12.61%) Migration
3 29 (12.18%) ITIL
4 24 (10.08%) Data Modelling
4 24 (10.08%) TDD
5 22 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (9.24%) ETL
5 22 (9.24%) ITIL V3
6 21 (8.82%) SDLC
7 20 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (7.98%) DevOps
8 19 (7.98%) Open Source
9 18 (7.56%) Service Management
10 17 (7.14%) Analytics
10 17 (7.14%) Change Management
10 17 (7.14%) ITSM
11 16 (6.72%) Data Integration
11 16 (6.72%) Scrum
11 16 (6.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (27.73%) Java
2 49 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 32 (13.45%) C#
4 27 (11.34%) Python
5 22 (9.24%) T-SQL
6 21 (8.82%) PL/SQL
7 19 (7.98%) Ruby
8 16 (6.72%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.62%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.20%) VB
11 8 (3.36%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.68%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.68%) C++
12 4 (1.68%) Groovy
12 4 (1.68%) Korn
12 4 (1.68%) Scala
13 3 (1.26%) COBOL
13 3 (1.26%) HiveQL
13 3 (1.26%) PHP
13 3 (1.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 38 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.72%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.88%) Degree
5 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (2.94%) MCDBA
6 7 (2.94%) MCITP
7 4 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.26%) MCP
8 3 (1.26%) MCSE
9 2 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.84%) ISEB
9 2 (0.84%) MCSA
9 2 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.42%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.08%) QA
2 8 (3.36%) GDPR
3 7 (2.94%) SLA
4 5 (2.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.46%) Docker
4 6 (2.52%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.42%) GPFS
7 1 (0.42%) HDFS
7 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (6.72%) Ansible
2 6 (2.52%) OVSD
3 5 (2.10%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.26%) Kibana
5 2 (0.84%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.84%) SCCM
5 2 (0.84%) SCOM
5 2 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.42%) Nagios
6 1 (0.42%) Puppet
6 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (22.69%) Oracle
2 40 (16.81%) Microsoft
3 36 (15.13%) IBM
4 21 (8.82%) VMware
5 14 (5.88%) SAP
6 12 (5.04%) Citrix
6 12 (5.04%) Remedy
7 11 (4.62%) HP
7 11 (4.62%) Tableau
8 7 (2.94%) Informatica
8 7 (2.94%) NetApp
9 6 (2.52%) Talend
10 5 (2.10%) F5
10 5 (2.10%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.68%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.26%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.26%) Lumension
12 3 (1.26%) Splunk
13 2 (0.84%) Demandware
13 2 (0.84%) hybris