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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 13 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9  
Contract jobs citing SQL 101 102 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.87% 10.68% 14.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.57% 32.80% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 75
Median daily rate £325 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.45% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 395 311 425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.61% 32.57% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 153 228
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +1 82 £325 -7.14% 27
Marlow +3 3 £150 - 9
Amersham +2 2 - - 1
Beaconsfield - 2 - - 1
Aylesbury 0 1 - - 5
High Wycombe -8 1 - -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 72 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (39.11%) Java
3 47 (26.26%) JavaScript
4 46 (25.70%) Test Automation
5 44 (24.58%) Jenkins
6 41 (22.91%) Web Services
7 40 (22.35%) SQL Server
7 40 (22.35%) Git (software)
8 39 (21.79%) Windows
8 39 (21.79%) Finance
9 38 (21.23%) SOAP
9 38 (21.23%) REST
10 37 (20.67%) JIRA
11 34 (18.99%) QA
12 33 (18.44%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (18.44%) CSS
12 33 (18.44%) TDD
13 31 (17.32%) Oracle
13 31 (17.32%) HTML
14 30 (16.76%) Microsoft
15 28 (15.64%) ITIL
15 28 (15.64%) Banking
16 27 (15.08%) Active Directory
16 27 (15.08%) SC Cleared
16 27 (15.08%) Security Cleared
17 25 (13.97%) Selenium
17 25 (13.97%) AngularJS
17 25 (13.97%) Internet
17 25 (13.97%) Scrum
18 24 (13.41%) XML

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 (7.26%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.15%) Skype for Business
3 10 (5.59%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.03%) JBoss
4 9 (5.03%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.35%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.35%) Confluence
7 5 (2.79%) SAS
8 4 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.68%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.68%) CMS
9 3 (1.68%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.68%) IIS
9 3 (1.68%) LiveCycle
9 3 (1.68%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Staffware
2 2 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (5.03%) OpenShift
2 4 (2.23%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.12%) Google Checkout
4 2 (1.12%) Office 365
4 2 (1.12%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.97%) Internet
2 8 (4.47%) BIG-IP
3 7 (3.91%) LDAP
4 2 (1.12%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) ATM
5 1 (0.56%) Firewall
5 1 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) Intranet
5 1 (0.56%) Network Security
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.06%) MongoDB
3 13 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.59%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.03%) PowerPivot
7 8 (4.47%) Big Data
8 7 (3.91%) DB2
8 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (3.35%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.35%) Sqoop
10 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.23%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.23%) Impala
11 4 (2.23%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.68%) HBase
Development Applications
1 44 (24.58%) Jenkins
2 40 (22.35%) Git (software)
3 37 (20.67%) JIRA
4 25 (13.97%) Selenium
5 13 (7.26%) Calabash
6 12 (6.70%) Cucumber
7 11 (6.15%) Maven
8 10 (5.59%) Eclipse
8 10 (5.59%) Protractor
9 9 (5.03%) GitLab
10 8 (4.47%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (4.47%) Mocha
10 8 (4.47%) WebDriver
11 7 (3.91%) Subversion
12 6 (3.35%) git-flow
12 6 (3.35%) JUnit
12 6 (3.35%) SoapUI
13 5 (2.79%) HP UFT
14 4 (2.23%) LoadRunner
14 4 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (21.79%) Finance
2 28 (15.64%) Banking
3 19 (10.61%) Retail
4 10 (5.59%) Corporate Banking
5 8 (4.47%) Marketing
6 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.68%) Automotive
7 3 (1.68%) German Language
7 3 (1.68%) Law
8 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (34.08%) Developer
2 37 (20.67%) Analyst
3 29 (16.20%) Tester
4 25 (13.97%) Java Developer
5 24 (13.41%) Automation Tester
6 17 (9.50%) QA Tester
7 13 (7.26%) QA Automation Tester
7 13 (7.26%) Test Analyst
8 12 (6.70%) SQL Developer
9 11 (6.15%) DBA
10 10 (5.59%) Data Analyst
10 10 (5.59%) Excel Analyst
10 10 (5.59%) Report Analyst
10 10 (5.59%) SQL DBA
11 9 (5.03%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.47%) Financial Analyst
13 7 (3.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (3.91%) Service Analyst
13 7 (3.91%) SQL Analyst
14 6 (3.35%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.91%) Web Services
2 38 (21.23%) REST
2 38 (21.23%) SOAP
3 33 (18.44%) CSS
4 31 (17.32%) HTML
5 25 (13.97%) AngularJS
6 24 (13.41%) XML
7 23 (12.85%) Spring
8 21 (11.73%) .NET
8 21 (11.73%) Node.js
9 19 (10.61%) Hibernate
10 18 (10.06%) jQuery
11 16 (8.94%) JSP
12 11 (6.15%) Java EE
13 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET
14 9 (5.03%) Ajax
14 9 (5.03%) HTML5
15 8 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (4.47%) Chai
15 8 (4.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.17%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.47%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.91%) User Experience
5 6 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.68%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.68%) iPad
7 2 (1.12%) Clustering
7 2 (1.12%) iPhone
7 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.79%) Windows
2 22 (12.29%) Linux
3 21 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (8.94%) Unix
6 12 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.59%) Windows Server
8 8 (4.47%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.91%) AIX
10 6 (3.35%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.79%) Android
11 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.79%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.23%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.68%) Solaris
13 3 (1.68%) zOS
14 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.70%) Test Automation
3 33 (18.44%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (18.44%) TDD
4 28 (15.64%) ITIL
5 25 (13.97%) Scrum
6 22 (12.29%) Service Management
7 21 (11.73%) SDLC
8 17 (9.50%) MVC
9 16 (8.94%) ITSM
9 16 (8.94%) OO
10 15 (8.38%) Problem Management
10 15 (8.38%) Unit Testing
10 15 (8.38%) Workflow
11 14 (7.82%) Functional Testing
12 13 (7.26%) Analytics
12 13 (7.26%) Change Management
13 12 (6.70%) ITIL V3
13 12 (6.70%) Project Management
13 12 (6.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 70 (39.11%) Java
2 47 (26.26%) JavaScript
3 22 (12.29%) VB
4 20 (11.17%) Python
5 19 (10.61%) C#
6 15 (8.38%) PowerShell
6 15 (8.38%) VBA
7 14 (7.82%) PL/SQL
8 13 (7.26%) Ruby
9 11 (6.15%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.91%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.35%) Perl
12 5 (2.79%) Scala
12 5 (2.79%) VBScript
13 4 (2.23%) C++
13 4 (2.23%) ES6
14 3 (1.68%) ECMAScript
14 3 (1.68%) R
14 3 (1.68%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (15.08%) SC Cleared
1 27 (15.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.26%) MCP
4 12 (6.70%) MCSE
5 9 (5.03%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.35%) Degree
6 6 (3.35%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.79%) ISEB
8 4 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.23%) MCDBA
9 3 (1.68%) APMG
9 3 (1.68%) MCSA
10 2 (1.12%) GSAE
10 2 (1.12%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.56%) HND
11 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.99%) QA
2 8 (4.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (15.08%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.26%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.70%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.68%) Apache Flume
5 3 (1.68%) HDFS
5 3 (1.68%) XenApp
6 2 (1.12%) Docker
6 2 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) SCCM
2 5 (2.79%) Oozie
2 5 (2.79%) OVSD
3 4 (2.23%) Ansible
3 4 (2.23%) BladeLogic
3 4 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (2.23%) WSUS
4 3 (1.68%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.56%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) OpenView
6 1 (0.56%) Puppet
6 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (17.32%) Oracle
2 30 (16.76%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.73%) VMware
4 18 (10.06%) HP
5 16 (8.94%) Citrix
6 9 (5.03%) IBM
7 8 (4.47%) F5
8 7 (3.91%) Remedy
8 7 (3.91%) ServiceNow
9 6 (3.35%) Adobe
10 5 (2.79%) NetApp
10 5 (2.79%) SAP
11 4 (2.23%) Cloudera
11 4 (2.23%) Google
11 4 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.68%) Cisco
12 3 (1.68%) ILOG
12 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.68%) Sencha
13 2 (1.12%) Telerik
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