Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 11 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 228 230 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.29% 10.11% 8.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.19% 26.08% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 129 95
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £211 £211 £203
90th Percentile £538 £475 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.33 - £32.00
10th Percentile £16.28 - £16.00
90th Percentile £32.70 - £45.63
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% -2.86%

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 630 882 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.47% 38.79% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 384 275
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £403 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.04% +11.10% +3.57%
10th Percentile £250 £296 £263
90th Percentile £556 £529 £535
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +46.67% +97.37%
10th Percentile £17.20 £32.50 £12.55
90th Percentile £48.75 £77.50 £42.63
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +5.13%

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 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 0 129 £413 +22.22% 64
Beaconsfield - 23 £525 - 1
High Wycombe +13 21 £356 +137.50% 8
Aylesbury +12 11 £325 - 2
Marlow - 7 £375 - 2
Buckingham +3 3 £425 +13.33% 2
Bletchley - 1 £213 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 63 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 62 (27.19%) Microsoft
3 60 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (25.88%) JavaScript
5 52 (22.81%) Windows
6 48 (21.05%) Finance
7 47 (20.61%) .NET
8 45 (19.74%) Security Cleared
9 42 (18.42%) ITIL
10 40 (17.54%) Migration
11 39 (17.11%) C#
12 37 (16.23%) Java
12 37 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
13 36 (15.79%) Active Directory
14 35 (15.35%) Git (software)
15 34 (14.91%) SOAP
16 32 (14.04%) DV Cleared
17 31 (13.60%) REST
18 30 (13.16%) SC Cleared
19 27 (11.84%) Oracle
19 27 (11.84%) Service Management
19 27 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
20 26 (11.40%) VMware
20 26 (11.40%) Web Services
20 26 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
20 26 (11.40%) ITIL V3
21 25 (10.96%) JIRA
21 25 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
21 25 (10.96%) DevOps
22 24 (10.53%) React

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 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
2 15 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (4.39%) IIS
5 7 (3.07%) Confluence
5 7 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (3.07%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.19%) CMS
7 5 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.75%) EPiServer
8 4 (1.75%) SAS
8 4 (1.75%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.44%) Documentum
11 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.75%) CATIA
2 4 (1.75%) Siemens NX
3 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.07%) Maximo
2 4 (1.75%) Teamcenter
3 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.32%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.44%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 37 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.21%) GitHub
3 12 (5.26%) Office 365
4 8 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (3.51%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.75%) IaaS
7 3 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.32%) Serverless
8 2 (0.88%) PaaS
9 1 (0.44%) FinancialForce
9 1 (0.44%) SaaS
9 1 (0.44%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.63%) Unified Communications
2 5 (2.19%) Internet
2 5 (2.19%) SAN
3 4 (1.75%) Firewall
3 4 (1.75%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.32%) WAN
5 2 (0.88%) HTTP
6 1 (0.44%) DNS
6 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.44%) NAS
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 63 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (4.39%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.51%) DB2
7 8 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.19%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.19%) Power BI
10 5 (2.19%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.75%) Big Data
11 4 (1.75%) MS Access
11 4 (1.75%) Redis
12 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.32%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (15.35%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.96%) JIRA
3 14 (6.14%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (2.19%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.19%) Selenium
5 5 (2.19%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.75%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.32%) Calabash
7 3 (1.32%) CircleCI
7 3 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.32%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.88%) git-flow
8 2 (0.88%) Maven
8 2 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.44%) MSTest
9 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (21.05%) Finance
2 15 (6.58%) Retail
3 6 (2.63%) Marketing
4 4 (1.75%) Publishing
5 3 (1.32%) Automotive
5 3 (1.32%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) German Language
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (39.47%) Developer
2 50 (21.93%) Analyst
3 27 (11.84%) .NET Developer
4 17 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (6.14%) Service Analyst
6 13 (5.70%) React Developer
7 12 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 11 (4.82%) Applications Support
9 10 (4.39%) Architect
9 10 (4.39%) DBA
9 10 (4.39%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.39%) SQL DBA
9 10 (4.39%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.39%) Web Developer
10 9 (3.95%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.61%) .NET
2 34 (14.91%) SOAP
3 31 (13.60%) REST
4 26 (11.40%) Web Services
5 24 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 24 (10.53%) React
6 19 (8.33%) XML
7 17 (7.46%) Node.js
8 16 (7.02%) React Native
8 16 (7.02%) Spring
9 15 (6.58%) .NET Core
9 15 (6.58%) AngularJS
9 15 (6.58%) GraphQL
9 15 (6.58%) RESTful
10 14 (6.14%) HTML
11 11 (4.82%) Middleware
12 10 (4.39%) CSS
12 10 (4.39%) Spring Boot
13 9 (3.95%) Java EE
14 8 (3.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.33%) User Experience
2 18 (7.89%) Data Structures
3 16 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.39%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.51%) Clustering
7 6 (2.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 5 (2.19%) CMDB
8 5 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.32%) Robotics
10 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.88%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.88%) Fintech
10 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.81%) Windows
2 26 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 21 (9.21%) Linux
5 18 (7.89%) Unix
6 12 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.39%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.88%) Android
8 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (18.42%) ITIL
3 40 (17.54%) Migration
4 27 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (11.84%) Service Management
5 26 (11.40%) ITIL V3
6 25 (10.96%) DevOps
7 24 (10.53%) ITSM
8 22 (9.65%) Scrum
9 18 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (7.46%) Web Development
11 16 (7.02%) Change Management
11 16 (7.02%) Data Migration
12 15 (6.58%) CRM
12 15 (6.58%) Incident Management
12 15 (6.58%) Prototyping
12 15 (6.58%) Rapid Prototyping
13 14 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.70%) TDD
15 12 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (25.88%) JavaScript
2 39 (17.11%) C#
3 37 (16.23%) Java
4 19 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 16 (7.02%) T-SQL
6 15 (6.58%) PL/SQL
7 13 (5.70%) Python
8 9 (3.95%) VB
9 6 (2.63%) Ruby
10 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.32%) COBOL
10 3 (1.32%) Groovy
10 3 (1.32%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.32%) Perl
10 3 (1.32%) PHP
11 2 (0.88%) C
11 2 (0.88%) C++
11 2 (0.88%) SOQL
12 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (19.74%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.04%) DV Cleared
3 30 (13.16%) SC Cleared
4 19 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (6.14%) Degree
7 9 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (3.07%) MCDBA
9 7 (3.07%) MCITP
10 6 (2.63%) CCA
10 6 (2.63%) MCTS
10 6 (2.63%) VCAP
10 6 (2.63%) VCP4
10 6 (2.63%) VCP5
11 5 (2.19%) MCSE
12 4 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.75%) MCP
13 3 (1.32%) MCSA
14 2 (0.88%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.95%) SLA
2 8 (3.51%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) COBIT
3 2 (0.88%) GDPR
4 1 (0.44%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 36 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.65%) Docker
3 19 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.07%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.63%) vCloud
5 6 (2.63%) vSphere
5 6 (2.63%) XenServer
6 1 (0.44%) HDFS
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.44%) XenApp
6 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.70%) SCCM
2 9 (3.95%) OVSD
3 7 (3.07%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.63%) SCVMM
4 6 (2.63%) vCenter Server
5 4 (1.75%) Ansible
5 4 (1.75%) Kibana
6 3 (1.32%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.88%) SnapMirror
7 2 (0.88%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
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%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (27.19%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.84%) Oracle
3 26 (11.40%) VMware
4 23 (10.09%) IBM
5 21 (9.21%) Citrix
6 15 (6.58%) HP
7 12 (5.26%) SAP
8 9 (3.95%) Cisco
8 9 (3.95%) NetApp
9 7 (3.07%) webMethods
10 6 (2.63%) Epicor
10 6 (2.63%) F5
10 6 (2.63%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.19%) Informatica
11 5 (2.19%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.75%) ANSYS
12 4 (1.75%) Mentor Graphics
12 4 (1.75%) Workday
13 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.32%) EMC