Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 225 239 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.00% 10.02% 10.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.38% 26.21% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 134 117
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £414 £348 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.14% -4.14% +3.57%
10th Percentile £234 £147 £195
90th Percentile £549 £454 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.30% +17.78%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year +46.55% -22.15% +28.45%

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 674 912 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.94% 38.24% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 398 289
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £299 £287 £263
90th Percentile £556 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £21.58 £18.50 £14.65
90th Percentile £46.75 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -1 143 £413 +19.57% 65
High Wycombe +18 26 £408 -14.21% 16
Beaconsfield 0 13 £475 +58.33% 2
Marlow +2 7 £375 +150.00% 2
Aylesbury +4 5 £275 - 7
Buckingham +2 2 £425 +13.33% 2
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 65 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (27.56%) JavaScript
2 62 (27.56%) SQL Server
3 56 (24.89%) Microsoft
4 55 (24.44%) .NET
5 50 (22.22%) Windows
6 48 (21.33%) Security Cleared
7 45 (20.00%) Java
8 44 (19.56%) Finance
9 41 (18.22%) C#
10 37 (16.44%) Web Services
11 36 (16.00%) ITIL
11 36 (16.00%) Oracle
11 36 (16.00%) Linux
12 35 (15.56%) Active Directory
13 34 (15.11%) SOAP
14 33 (14.67%) Git (software)
14 33 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 32 (14.22%) SC Cleared
15 32 (14.22%) REST
16 31 (13.78%) VMware
16 31 (13.78%) Migration
17 29 (12.89%) XML
17 29 (12.89%) JIRA
17 29 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (12.44%) DV Cleared
19 27 (12.00%) ASP.NET
20 26 (11.56%) ITIL V3
21 25 (11.11%) Unix
21 25 (11.11%) DevOps

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 22 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 19 (8.44%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.78%) IIS
4 12 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (4.89%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.44%) Confluence
7 8 (3.56%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.22%) CMS
9 5 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.78%) EPiServer
10 4 (1.78%) SAS
10 4 (1.78%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.78%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.33%) JBoss
11 3 (1.33%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Maximo
2 4 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.33%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.00%) GitHub
3 12 (5.33%) Office 365
4 9 (4.00%) OpenShift
5 7 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.33%) IaaS
7 3 (1.33%) SaaS
7 3 (1.33%) Serverless
8 2 (0.89%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.89%) PaaS
8 2 (0.89%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.44%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.00%) Internet
2 6 (2.67%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.78%) Firewall
4 3 (1.33%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.33%) SAN
5 2 (0.89%) HTTP
5 2 (0.89%) SSL
5 2 (0.89%) WAN
6 1 (0.44%) DNS
6 1 (0.44%) Network Security
6 1 (0.44%) Skype
6 1 (0.44%) SMS
6 1 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (27.56%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (6.22%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.33%) DB2
5 12 (5.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.11%) MySQL
7 7 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.67%) Redis
8 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.78%) Big Data
10 4 (1.78%) NuoDB
10 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.89%) JIRA
3 20 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (2.67%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.67%) Maven
5 6 (2.67%) Selenium
5 6 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.78%) Calabash
8 3 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.33%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.33%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.33%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.89%) Appium
9 2 (0.89%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.89%) git-flow
9 2 (0.89%) MSI
9 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (19.56%) Finance
2 9 (4.00%) Banking
2 9 (4.00%) Retail
3 5 (2.22%) Law
3 5 (2.22%) Marketing
4 4 (1.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.89%) Advertising
5 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.89%) Publishing
5 2 (0.89%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.44%) Automotive
6 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (44.00%) Developer
2 34 (15.11%) Analyst
3 32 (14.22%) .NET Developer
4 17 (7.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 15 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.22%) SQL Developer
7 13 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (5.78%) React Developer
8 11 (4.89%) Applications Support
8 11 (4.89%) DBA
8 11 (4.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (4.89%) Service Analyst
8 11 (4.89%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (4.89%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.44%) Architect
9 10 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (4.44%) Tester
10 9 (4.00%) Angular Developer
10 9 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.44%) .NET
2 37 (16.44%) Web Services
3 34 (15.11%) SOAP
4 32 (14.22%) REST
5 29 (12.89%) XML
6 27 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 21 (9.33%) React
8 19 (8.44%) AngularJS
8 19 (8.44%) HTML
9 18 (8.00%) CSS
10 17 (7.56%) RESTful
10 17 (7.56%) Spring
11 14 (6.22%) .NET Core
12 12 (5.33%) Java EE
12 12 (5.33%) Node.js
13 11 (4.89%) J2EE
13 11 (4.89%) JSON
14 10 (4.44%) .NET Framework
14 10 (4.44%) React Native
15 9 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (4.44%) User Experience
3 9 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 9 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.56%) Clustering
4 8 (3.56%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 5 (2.22%) CMDB
7 4 (1.78%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.33%) Replication
9 2 (0.89%) Fintech
9 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.89%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.44%) RIA
10 1 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.22%) Windows
2 36 (16.00%) Linux
3 25 (11.11%) Unix
3 25 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 23 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.78%) Android
7 4 (1.78%) Solaris
8 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.00%) ITIL
3 31 (13.78%) Migration
4 29 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (11.56%) ITIL V3
6 25 (11.11%) DevOps
7 24 (10.67%) Service Management
8 23 (10.22%) ITSM
9 21 (9.33%) Scrum
10 19 (8.44%) TDD
10 19 (8.44%) Web Development
11 18 (8.00%) Change Management
12 15 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (6.67%) MVC
13 13 (5.78%) Critical Thinking
13 13 (5.78%) CRM
13 13 (5.78%) ETL
13 13 (5.78%) SDLC
14 12 (5.33%) Incident Management
15 11 (4.89%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 62 (27.56%) JavaScript
2 45 (20.00%) Java
3 41 (18.22%) C#
4 19 (8.44%) T-SQL
5 18 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 17 (7.56%) Python
7 13 (5.78%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.00%) Ruby
9 7 (3.11%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.22%) VB
11 4 (1.78%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.33%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.33%) COBOL
12 3 (1.33%) Groovy
12 3 (1.33%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.89%) C
13 2 (0.89%) C++
13 2 (0.89%) Korn
13 2 (0.89%) SOQL
13 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (21.33%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.22%) SC Cleared
3 28 (12.44%) DV Cleared
4 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (5.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.56%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (3.11%) MCDBA
8 7 (3.11%) MCITP
9 6 (2.67%) CCA
9 6 (2.67%) Degree
9 6 (2.67%) MCTS
9 6 (2.67%) VCAP
9 6 (2.67%) VCP4
9 6 (2.67%) VCP5
10 4 (1.78%) MCSE
11 3 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.33%) MCP
12 2 (0.89%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.56%) QA
2 6 (2.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.89%) GDPR
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 35 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.44%) Docker
4 9 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (3.11%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (2.67%) vCloud
6 6 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.67%) vSphere
6 6 (2.67%) XenServer
7 1 (0.44%) HDFS
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.44%) XenApp
7 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.89%) SCCM
2 9 (4.00%) OVSD
3 8 (3.56%) Ansible
3 8 (3.56%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.67%) SCVMM
4 6 (2.67%) vCenter Server
5 4 (1.78%) Kibana
6 3 (1.33%) SCOM
7 2 (0.89%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.44%) Control-M
8 1 (0.44%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (0.44%) Puppet
8 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.00%) Oracle
3 31 (13.78%) VMware
4 23 (10.22%) Citrix
4 23 (10.22%) IBM
5 15 (6.67%) HP
6 9 (4.00%) NetApp
6 9 (4.00%) SAP
7 8 (3.56%) Cisco
8 6 (2.67%) F5
8 6 (2.67%) webMethods
9 5 (2.22%) Informatica
9 5 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.22%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.78%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (1.33%) Lumension
11 3 (1.33%) Workday
12 2 (0.89%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.89%) Okta
12 2 (0.89%) Tableau