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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL 82 134 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.95% 12.87% 13.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.89% 40.73% 43.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 82 83
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £534 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -18.33%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 305 329 372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 29.58% 31.60% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 192 204
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -14 59 £364 -9.06% 26
High Wycombe +3 3 - - 3
Aylesbury -15 2 £300 -33.33% 3
Chesham - 2 - -
Marlow - 2 £150 - 7
Beaconsfield - 1 £323 -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 47 (34.31%) Java
1 47 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.28%) JavaScript
3 35 (25.55%) SQL Server
4 31 (22.63%) Finance
5 28 (20.44%) Oracle
6 25 (18.25%) XML
6 25 (18.25%) Windows
6 25 (18.25%) QA
7 24 (17.52%) ITIL
7 24 (17.52%) PL/SQL
7 24 (17.52%) .NET
8 23 (16.79%) jQuery
9 22 (16.06%) Selenium
9 22 (16.06%) JIRA
9 22 (16.06%) C#
9 22 (16.06%) Scrum
10 21 (15.33%) MVC
10 21 (15.33%) CSS
10 21 (15.33%) Microsoft
11 19 (13.87%) SC Cleared
11 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
11 19 (13.87%) Git (software)
11 19 (13.87%) Jenkins
12 18 (13.14%) HTML
13 17 (12.41%) Service Management
13 17 (12.41%) VB
13 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (11.68%) AngularJS
14 16 (11.68%) SOAP

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 10 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.11%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.65%) SAS
4 4 (2.92%) Confluence
4 4 (2.92%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.92%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.19%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.19%) CMS
5 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.19%) IIS
5 3 (2.19%) JBoss
5 3 (2.19%) LiveCycle
5 3 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.19%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.11%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Staffware
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.73%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.38%) Google Analytics
3 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.46%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.46%) Google Checkout
5 1 (0.73%) GitHub
5 1 (0.73%) Office 365
5 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) Internet
2 4 (2.92%) LDAP
3 3 (2.19%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.46%) FTP
4 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.73%) DNS
5 1 (0.73%) Firewall
5 1 (0.73%) Intranet
5 1 (0.73%) Network Security
5 1 (0.73%) SAN
5 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (6.57%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.11%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.38%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.65%) DB2
6 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.92%) Big Data
7 4 (2.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (2.92%) MySQL
7 4 (2.92%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (16.06%) JIRA
1 22 (16.06%) Selenium
2 19 (13.87%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.87%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.84%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.11%) Subversion
5 5 (3.65%) Calabash
5 5 (3.65%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.65%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.65%) JUnit
5 5 (3.65%) Maven
5 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.92%) SonarQube
6 4 (2.92%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.19%) git-flow
7 3 (2.19%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.19%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.19%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (22.63%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Banking
3 10 (7.30%) Retail
4 9 (6.57%) Marketing
5 5 (3.65%) Automotive
6 4 (2.92%) German Language
7 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.46%) Advertising
8 2 (1.46%) Electronics
8 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.46%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.73%) Games
9 1 (0.73%) Law
9 1 (0.73%) Legal
9 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (43.80%) Developer
2 26 (18.98%) Analyst
3 21 (15.33%) SQL Developer
4 18 (13.14%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.30%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.30%) QA Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) QA Automation Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Service Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) Financial Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) Tester
8 7 (5.11%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.38%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (3.65%) Consultant
10 5 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Report Analyst
10 5 (3.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.25%) XML
2 24 (17.52%) .NET
3 23 (16.79%) jQuery
4 21 (15.33%) CSS
5 18 (13.14%) HTML
6 16 (11.68%) AngularJS
6 16 (11.68%) SOAP
7 15 (10.95%) REST
8 14 (10.22%) ASP.NET
8 14 (10.22%) Web Services
9 12 (8.76%) Spring
10 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (8.03%) Hibernate
11 10 (7.30%) .NET Framework
11 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (6.57%) JSP
13 8 (5.84%) Java EE
14 7 (5.11%) Ajax
14 7 (5.11%) Entity Framework
14 7 (5.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.65%) User Experience
4 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.19%) iPad
5 2 (1.46%) AS400
5 2 (1.46%) Clustering
5 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.46%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.46%) iPhone
5 2 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Replication
6 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.73%) DataPower
6 1 (0.73%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.73%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.25%) Windows
2 11 (8.03%) Linux
2 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.30%) Unix
4 8 (5.84%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.92%) Android
5 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.92%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.92%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.52%) ITIL
3 22 (16.06%) Scrum
4 21 (15.33%) MVC
5 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (12.41%) Service Management
6 16 (11.68%) ITSM
6 16 (11.68%) TDD
7 13 (9.49%) Regression Testing
8 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
8 12 (8.76%) QA Automation
9 11 (8.03%) Functional Testing
10 10 (7.30%) BDD
10 10 (7.30%) Change Management
10 10 (7.30%) OO
10 10 (7.30%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.30%) Web Development
11 9 (6.57%) Automated Testing
11 9 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 47 (34.31%) Java
2 36 (26.28%) JavaScript
3 24 (17.52%) PL/SQL
4 22 (16.06%) C#
5 17 (12.41%) VB
6 12 (8.76%) T-SQL
7 9 (6.57%) Python
8 7 (5.11%) VBA
9 6 (4.38%) C++
9 6 (4.38%) Perl
9 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.65%) Ruby
10 5 (3.65%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.65%) VBScript
11 4 (2.92%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.19%) ECMAScript
12 3 (2.19%) ES6
12 3 (2.19%) R
13 2 (1.46%) RPG
13 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (13.87%) SC Cleared
1 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.84%) Degree
4 7 (5.11%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.11%) MCP
5 5 (3.65%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.92%) ISEB
6 4 (2.92%) MCDBA
6 4 (2.92%) MCSE
7 3 (2.19%) APMG
7 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.19%) MCSA
8 2 (1.46%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.73%) HND
9 1 (0.73%) MCITP
9 1 (0.73%) MCTS
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.25%) QA
2 4 (2.92%) SDET
2 4 (2.92%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.38%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.38%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.73%) HDFS
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.73%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.73%) XenApp
4 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) OVSD
2 4 (2.92%) BladeLogic
2 4 (2.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (2.92%) SCCM
2 4 (2.92%) WSUS
3 3 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.46%) Oozie
5 1 (0.73%) Control-M
5 1 (0.73%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (20.44%) Oracle
2 21 (15.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.95%) HP
4 8 (5.84%) Adobe
4 8 (5.84%) Citrix
4 8 (5.84%) VMware
5 7 (5.11%) Remedy
5 7 (5.11%) SAP
6 6 (4.38%) Google
7 4 (2.92%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.19%) Cognos
8 3 (2.19%) F5
8 3 (2.19%) ILOG
8 3 (2.19%) Informatica
8 3 (2.19%) NetApp
8 3 (2.19%) Sencha
8 3 (2.19%) Tableau
9 2 (1.46%) Genesys
9 2 (1.46%) IBM
9 2 (1.46%) JD Edwards
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sports Leaders UK
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago