Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 11 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 240 180 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.16% 10.29% 13.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 31.69% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 111 179
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £145 £195 £212
90th Percentile £456 £500 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £26.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.30% +17.78% +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.50 £16.90 £13.75
90th Percentile £53.90 £44.25 £36.30
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -32.89% +14.62% +30.00%

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 912 568 827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.61% 32.48% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 282 402
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £291 £263 £231
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.65 £12.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 2017. 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 0 197 £350 -6.67% 22
Aylesbury +2 3 - - 8
Beaconsfield - 3 £300 -
Amersham -1 2 £265 - 1
Buckingham +2 1 £375 +15.38%
High Wycombe -17 1 £475 +68.14% 2
Newport Pagnell - 1 £650 - 2
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 86 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (30.00%) Java
3 62 (25.83%) SQL Server
4 60 (25.00%) Finance
5 49 (20.42%) Windows
6 47 (19.58%) JavaScript
7 44 (18.33%) Microsoft
8 42 (17.50%) TDD
9 40 (16.67%) Oracle
10 37 (15.42%) Linux
10 37 (15.42%) Git (software)
10 37 (15.42%) Jenkins
11 34 (14.17%) Test Automation
11 34 (14.17%) C#
11 34 (14.17%) .NET
12 32 (13.33%) JIRA
13 31 (12.92%) QA
13 31 (12.92%) Banking
14 30 (12.50%) ITIL
15 29 (12.08%) HTML
15 29 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (11.67%) Security Cleared
16 28 (11.67%) Web Services
16 28 (11.67%) XML
16 28 (11.67%) Unix
17 26 (10.83%) ETL
17 26 (10.83%) Big Data
17 26 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (10.00%) Hadoop
18 24 (10.00%) REST

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 20 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 16 (6.67%) Confluence
3 14 (5.83%) Apache Spark
3 14 (5.83%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.75%) SAS
5 8 (3.33%) IIS
6 5 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.67%) JBoss
7 4 (1.67%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.50%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.42%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.42%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.75%) Office 365
3 8 (3.33%) Sauce Labs
4 7 (2.92%) BlazeMeter
5 4 (1.67%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.83%) PaaS
6 2 (0.83%) SaaS
7 1 (0.42%) npm
7 1 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.58%) Internet
2 11 (4.58%) HTTP
3 10 (4.17%) FTP
4 9 (3.75%) SMTP
4 9 (3.75%) SSL
5 5 (2.08%) Firewall
6 4 (1.67%) LDAP
7 2 (0.83%) DNS
7 2 (0.83%) SAN
8 1 (0.42%) ATM
8 1 (0.42%) Network Security
8 1 (0.42%) Skype
8 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (25.83%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.83%) Big Data
3 24 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 21 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (8.33%) DB2
6 19 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (7.92%) NoSQL
7 18 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (5.42%) Redis
9 11 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (4.17%) MongoDB
11 9 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (3.33%) DB2 UDB
12 8 (3.33%) MySQL
12 8 (3.33%) Power BI
12 8 (3.33%) QlikView
12 8 (3.33%) Spark SQL
12 8 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (2.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (15.42%) Git (software)
1 37 (15.42%) Jenkins
2 32 (13.33%) JIRA
3 23 (9.58%) Selenium
4 18 (7.50%) Cucumber
5 13 (5.42%) WebDriver
6 11 (4.58%) Appium
6 11 (4.58%) Bitbucket
7 10 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (3.75%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.92%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.92%) Gatling
9 7 (2.92%) JMeter
10 6 (2.50%) Maven
10 6 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.08%) Calabash
11 5 (2.08%) Protractor
12 3 (1.25%) git-flow
12 3 (1.25%) PhantomJS
12 3 (1.25%) webpack
General
1 60 (25.00%) Finance
2 31 (12.92%) Banking
3 17 (7.08%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.42%) Retail
5 7 (2.92%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (2.92%) Marketing
5 7 (2.92%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.25%) Military
9 2 (0.83%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (31.25%) Developer
2 45 (18.75%) Analyst
3 31 (12.92%) SQL Developer
4 21 (8.75%) Automation Tester
4 21 (8.75%) Tester
5 20 (8.33%) Consultant
6 19 (7.92%) Java Developer
7 18 (7.50%) Architect
8 17 (7.08%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 12 (5.00%) DBA
10 11 (4.58%) QA Automation Tester
10 11 (4.58%) QA Tester
10 11 (4.58%) Test Architect
11 10 (4.17%) Administrator
11 10 (4.17%) Apache Spark Developer
11 10 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
12 9 (3.75%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.17%) .NET
2 29 (12.08%) HTML
3 28 (11.67%) Web Services
3 28 (11.67%) XML
4 24 (10.00%) REST
4 24 (10.00%) SOAP
5 21 (8.75%) ASP.NET
6 20 (8.33%) CSS
7 16 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 15 (6.25%) Spring
9 12 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (5.00%) Node.js
9 12 (5.00%) RESTful
10 11 (4.58%) HTML5
11 10 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (4.17%) YAML
12 9 (3.75%) cXML
12 9 (3.75%) ebXML
12 9 (3.75%) EDI
12 9 (3.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.75%) DataPower
3 9 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.08%) AS400
4 5 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.25%) User Experience
7 2 (0.83%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.42%) Clustering
8 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) iPad
8 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.42%) Windows
2 37 (15.42%) Linux
3 28 (11.67%) Unix
4 13 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.00%) Android
5 12 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.58%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.33%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.08%) AIX
9 5 (2.08%) Solaris
10 4 (1.67%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.67%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.42%) CentOS
13 1 (0.42%) SUSE
13 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (17.50%) TDD
3 34 (14.17%) Test Automation
4 30 (12.50%) ITIL
5 29 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (10.83%) ETL
7 24 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (8.75%) Scrum
9 18 (7.50%) BDD
9 18 (7.50%) Data Analysis
9 18 (7.50%) DevOps
9 18 (7.50%) MVC
9 18 (7.50%) SDLC
10 17 (7.08%) ITIL V3
10 17 (7.08%) Service Management
11 16 (6.67%) CRM
11 16 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (6.25%) ITSM
12 15 (6.25%) Web Development
12 15 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.00%) Java
2 47 (19.58%) JavaScript
3 34 (14.17%) C#
4 21 (8.75%) Python
5 16 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 14 (5.83%) Ruby
6 14 (5.83%) Shell Script
7 13 (5.42%) Bash Shell
7 13 (5.42%) VBA
8 10 (4.17%) Apple Swift
8 10 (4.17%) VB
9 9 (3.75%) ActionScript
9 9 (3.75%) ActionScript 2.0
9 9 (3.75%) ActionScript 3.0
9 9 (3.75%) Perl
9 9 (3.75%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.33%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.92%) Korn
11 7 (2.92%) PHP
12 5 (2.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 28 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.17%) Degree
4 10 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (2.50%) CISSP
5 6 (2.50%) GCIA
5 6 (2.50%) GSEC
6 4 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.67%) MCSE
6 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.83%) GSAE
7 2 (0.83%) MCP
8 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) OCA
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.92%) QA
2 14 (5.83%) SLA
3 13 (5.42%) Data Quality
4 9 (3.75%) RosettaNet
5 8 (3.33%) GDPR
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 21 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.08%) Docker
3 11 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.25%) XenApp
7 2 (0.83%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.42%) Firmware
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.42%) vCloud
8 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (6.67%) Ansible
2 12 (5.00%) OVSD
3 4 (1.67%) Netcool
3 4 (1.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 4 (1.67%) Oozie
3 4 (1.67%) SCOM
3 4 (1.67%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.25%) SCCM
5 2 (0.83%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (0.83%) Puppet
6 1 (0.42%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.42%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.42%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.42%) Nagios
6 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.42%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.67%) Oracle
3 21 (8.75%) HP
4 19 (7.92%) IBM
5 15 (6.25%) SAP
6 14 (5.83%) VMware
7 12 (5.00%) Cloudera
8 9 (3.75%) webMethods
9 8 (3.33%) Citrix
10 7 (2.92%) Teradata
11 6 (2.50%) CA
11 6 (2.50%) Cognos
11 6 (2.50%) CyberArk
11 6 (2.50%) Nimsoft
12 5 (2.08%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.08%) Remedy
12 5 (2.08%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.67%) NetApp
13 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.67%) Tableau