Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 11 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 203 236 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.73% 12.57% 9.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.80% 32.11% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 157 104
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £415 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +25.28% -8.93%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £150
90th Percentile £593 £575 £442
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +1.19% +8.39% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £31.00 - £19.00
10th Percentile £20.30 - £18.50
90th Percentile £51.30 - £49.60
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £22.33
% change year-on-year +21.43% +56.74% -44.18%

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 537 735 846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 36.31% 39.14% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 406 336
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.39% +6.16%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £259
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 17
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% -18.18% +48.65%
10th Percentile £19.50 £33.87 £18.50
90th Percentile £51.38 £51.38 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +12.50%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +5 153 £425 +2.41% 50
High Wycombe -3 18 £400 -5.88% 7
Marlow +3 7 £293 -22.00% 5
Beaconsfield +1 1 £313 -26.47% 2
Aylesbury - 1 £350 - 3
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 68 (33.50%) SQL Server
1 68 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (26.60%) Oracle
3 42 (20.69%) Java
3 42 (20.69%) Migration
4 39 (19.21%) Banking
5 35 (17.24%) Windows
6 34 (16.75%) Data Migration
6 34 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 28 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (13.30%) JavaScript
9 27 (13.30%) C#
9 27 (13.30%) .NET
9 27 (13.30%) Security Cleared
9 27 (13.30%) AngularJS
10 26 (12.81%) Azure
11 25 (12.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (12.32%) DevOps
12 24 (11.82%) PowerShell
12 24 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (11.82%) PL/SQL
12 24 (11.82%) Active Directory
13 23 (11.33%) Linux
13 23 (11.33%) ETL
13 23 (11.33%) Finance
13 23 (11.33%) Git (software)
14 22 (10.84%) Spring
15 21 (10.34%) Unix
15 21 (10.34%) T-SQL

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 15 (7.39%) IIS
2 11 (5.42%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.43%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.94%) Appian
4 8 (3.94%) Confluence
5 5 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.46%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.48%) Apache
7 3 (1.48%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.48%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.99%) JBoss
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.99%) SAS
8 2 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.96%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.48%) Maximo
3 2 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.49%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.49%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.81%) Azure
2 12 (5.91%) OpenShift
3 10 (4.93%) Office 365
4 8 (3.94%) Power Platform
5 7 (3.45%) AWS
6 6 (2.96%) PaaS
7 3 (1.48%) GitHub
7 3 (1.48%) npm
8 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.49%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.49%) SaaS
8 1 (0.49%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.49%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.96%) WAN
2 5 (2.46%) Firewall
2 5 (2.46%) SAN
3 3 (1.48%) LAN
3 3 (1.48%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.99%) HTTP
4 2 (0.99%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.99%) SSL
5 1 (0.49%) ATM
5 1 (0.49%) DHCP
5 1 (0.49%) DNS
5 1 (0.49%) HSRP
5 1 (0.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.49%) SMS
5 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (33.50%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (8.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (7.88%) Relational Database
7 15 (7.39%) NoSQL
7 15 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (6.40%) MySQL
9 12 (5.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (5.42%) Big Data
10 11 (5.42%) DB2
10 11 (5.42%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (4.93%) MongoDB
11 10 (4.93%) Oracle Database
11 10 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (4.43%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (3.94%) Power BI
14 6 (2.96%) NuoDB
14 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 23 (11.33%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 18 (8.87%) JIRA
4 7 (3.45%) Selenium
5 5 (2.46%) Ant
5 5 (2.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.46%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.46%) JUnit
5 5 (2.46%) Maven
6 4 (1.97%) GitLab
7 3 (1.48%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.48%) Mocha
7 3 (1.48%) Protractor
7 3 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.99%) Appium
8 2 (0.99%) ERwin
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.99%) Redmine
8 2 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.99%) Zephyr
General
1 39 (19.21%) Banking
2 23 (11.33%) Finance
3 7 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.45%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.97%) Retail
5 2 (0.99%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) German Language
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (41.87%) Developer
2 35 (17.24%) Analyst
3 26 (12.81%) SQL Developer
4 14 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 14 (6.90%) Consultant
5 13 (6.40%) Architect
6 12 (5.91%) SQL Analyst
7 11 (5.42%) Administrator
7 11 (5.42%) DBA
8 10 (4.93%) .NET Developer
8 10 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.45%) Appian Developer
11 7 (3.45%) Database Developer
11 7 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (3.45%) SQL Database Developer
11 7 (3.45%) SQL DBA
12 6 (2.96%) Data Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.30%) .NET
1 27 (13.30%) AngularJS
2 22 (10.84%) Spring
3 21 (10.34%) SOAP
4 19 (9.36%) HTML
4 19 (9.36%) Web Services
5 18 (8.87%) REST
6 16 (7.88%) Spring Boot
7 15 (7.39%) RESTful
8 14 (6.90%) Node.js
9 12 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (5.91%) XML
10 9 (4.43%) .NET Framework
10 9 (4.43%) CSS
10 9 (4.43%) HTML5
10 9 (4.43%) JSON
10 9 (4.43%) LDAP
10 9 (4.43%) Spring Cloud
11 8 (3.94%) .NET Core
11 8 (3.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (3.94%) Mainframe
2 6 (2.96%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.46%) Clustering
3 5 (2.46%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.97%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.97%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.48%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.48%) User Experience
5 3 (1.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.99%) Replication
6 2 (0.99%) Robotics
6 2 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.49%) EPoS
7 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.24%) Windows
2 23 (11.33%) Linux
3 21 (10.34%) Unix
4 13 (6.40%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.94%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.99%) Android
8 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.49%) CentOS
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.69%) Migration
3 34 (16.75%) Data Migration
3 34 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (12.32%) DevOps
6 23 (11.33%) ETL
7 21 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (8.87%) ITIL
8 18 (8.87%) Scrum
9 17 (8.37%) Test Automation
10 16 (7.88%) SDLC
11 15 (7.39%) Data Modelling
12 13 (6.40%) CRM
12 13 (6.40%) MVC
12 13 (6.40%) TDD
12 13 (6.40%) Technical Analysis
13 12 (5.91%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (5.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.69%) Java
2 27 (13.30%) C#
2 27 (13.30%) JavaScript
3 24 (11.82%) PL/SQL
3 24 (11.82%) PowerShell
4 21 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 13 (6.40%) Shell Script
6 11 (5.42%) Python
7 7 (3.45%) Perl
7 7 (3.45%) PHP
8 6 (2.96%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.96%) Java 8
9 5 (2.46%) BeanShell
9 5 (2.46%) Bourne shell
9 5 (2.46%) C
9 5 (2.46%) Korn
10 4 (1.97%) Scala
11 2 (0.99%) ES6
11 2 (0.99%) Ruby
12 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 27 (13.30%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.37%) DV Cleared
3 13 (6.40%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.97%) Degree
5 4 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.48%) CCA
6 3 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.48%) MCTS
6 3 (1.48%) VCAP
6 3 (1.48%) VCP4
6 3 (1.48%) VCP5
7 2 (0.99%) MCITP
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.49%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.49%) MCSE
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.40%) QA
2 7 (3.45%) SLA
3 5 (2.46%) PMO
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (11.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.45%) Docker
4 5 (2.46%) RACF
5 4 (1.97%) HDFS
6 3 (1.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (1.48%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.48%) vCloud
6 3 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.48%) vSphere
7 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) Ansible
2 6 (2.96%) Kibana
3 5 (2.46%) Control-M
3 5 (2.46%) SCCM
4 3 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.48%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.48%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.99%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.99%) logstash
5 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.49%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 54 (26.60%) Oracle
2 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.40%) IBM
3 13 (6.40%) VMware
4 9 (4.43%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.45%) Telerik
6 6 (2.96%) Citrix
7 5 (2.46%) Cisco
8 4 (1.97%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.97%) SAP
9 3 (1.48%) Mercator
9 3 (1.48%) NetApp
9 3 (1.48%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.99%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.99%) CyberArk
10 2 (0.99%) Dell
10 2 (0.99%) Sencha
10 2 (0.99%) Splunk
10 2 (0.99%) Tableau