Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 5 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 150 224 214
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.38% 15.09% 10.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.69% 40.22% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 131 129
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.68% +19.23%
10th Percentile £358 £213 £271
90th Percentile £638 £630 £575
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £66.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +266.67% - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £35.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.09% +55.70% -47.67%

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 260 557 816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 33.59% 37.53% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 291 441
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £313
90th Percentile £638 £565 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -15.56% -18.18%
10th Percentile £18.00 £18.00 £36.63
90th Percentile £55.10 £48.75 £48.68
Median hourly rate £41.14 £46.84 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.17% +10.20% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for SQL in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL in Buckinghamshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL in Buckinghamshire.

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 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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 +1 115 £500 +13.64% 5
High Wycombe +3 9 £400 +31.15%
Bletchley -1 2 - -
Aylesbury +1 1 £350 -
Marlow 0 1 - -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 82 (54.67%) Oracle
2 77 (51.33%) Security Cleared
3 66 (44.00%) PL/SQL
4 60 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 59 (39.33%) Migration
6 58 (38.67%) Data Migration
7 45 (30.00%) Shell Script
8 43 (28.67%) Unit Testing
9 40 (26.67%) Oracle Payables
10 38 (25.33%) General Ledger
11 37 (24.67%) E-business
12 32 (21.33%) SQL Server
13 30 (20.00%) DV Cleared
14 29 (19.33%) ERP
15 27 (18.00%) Cash Management
15 27 (18.00%) Oracle Cash Management
16 26 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (16.67%) XML
18 23 (15.33%) Oracle Receivables
19 22 (14.67%) Microsoft
20 21 (14.00%) .NET
20 21 (14.00%) C#
20 21 (14.00%) HTML
20 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
21 20 (13.33%) Public Sector
22 19 (12.67%) ETL
22 19 (12.67%) Finance
23 18 (12.00%) Windows
24 16 (10.67%) T-SQL
24 16 (10.67%) DB2

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 5 (3.33%) IIS
1 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.33%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.67%) Appian
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) SAS
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (26.67%) Oracle Payables
2 27 (18.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 23 (15.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (7.33%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (4.00%) Maximo
6 5 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle Payroll
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.67%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.67%) Azure
2 10 (6.67%) SaaS
3 9 (6.00%) AWS
4 8 (5.33%) Power Platform
5 3 (2.00%) GCP
6 2 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.33%) Office 365
7 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.67%) GitHub
7 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) DNS
1 1 (0.67%) Internet
1 1 (0.67%) LAN
1 1 (0.67%) Network Security
1 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.67%) WAN
1 1 (0.67%) Wireless
1 1 (0.67%) Wireless Security
1 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.67%) DB2
3 12 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (6.67%) MySQL
5 9 (6.00%) DB2 UDB
6 8 (5.33%) Power BI
6 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.67%) Snowflake Schema
8 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.00%) Big Data
9 3 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.00%) MS Access
9 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2017
9 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.67%) Selenium
3 9 (6.00%) Ant
3 9 (6.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (6.00%) JIRA
4 5 (3.33%) JUnit
5 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.67%) AppScan
7 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.67%) JMeter
7 1 (0.67%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.67%) Paros
7 1 (0.67%) ProC
7 1 (0.67%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (25.33%) General Ledger
2 20 (13.33%) Public Sector
3 19 (12.67%) Finance
4 9 (6.00%) Banking
5 8 (5.33%) Marketing
6 5 (3.33%) Electronics
6 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.67%) Retail
8 3 (2.00%) Automotive
9 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.67%) Advertising
10 1 (0.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (40.67%) Developer
2 22 (14.67%) Analyst
3 20 (13.33%) Technical Developer
4 17 (11.33%) Consultant
5 13 (8.67%) ERP Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.00%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (4.67%) Data Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) Migration Consultant
9 6 (4.00%) Data Consultant
9 6 (4.00%) Data Migration Consultant
10 5 (3.33%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Data Migration Lead
10 5 (3.33%) DBA
10 5 (3.33%) SQL DBA
11 4 (2.67%) Junior
11 4 (2.67%) Oracle Specialist
11 4 (2.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.67%) XML
2 21 (14.00%) .NET
2 21 (14.00%) HTML
3 16 (10.67%) Web Services
4 12 (8.00%) SOAP
5 11 (7.33%) JSP
6 10 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 10 (6.67%) SailPoint
6 10 (6.67%) Servlets
7 9 (6.00%) LDAP
8 8 (5.33%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.67%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.67%) Entity Framework
10 6 (4.00%) CSS
11 5 (3.33%) Electron Framework
11 5 (3.33%) LINQ
11 5 (3.33%) Node.js
12 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.67%) XSL
13 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (6.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.67%) CESG
6 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.67%) DataPower
6 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.00%) Windows
2 13 (8.67%) Linux
3 9 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (6.00%) Unix
4 6 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.67%) AIX
7 1 (0.67%) HPUX
7 1 (0.67%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.33%) Migration
2 58 (38.67%) Data Migration
3 43 (28.67%) Unit Testing
4 37 (24.67%) E-business
5 29 (19.33%) ERP
6 27 (18.00%) Cash Management
7 26 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (12.67%) ETL
9 16 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (8.67%) MVC
12 12 (8.00%) DevOps
12 12 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (6.67%) Project Management
13 10 (6.67%) Test Automation
14 9 (6.00%) CRM
15 8 (5.33%) Data Modelling
15 8 (5.33%) ITIL
15 8 (5.33%) Scrum
16 7 (4.67%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 66 (44.00%) PL/SQL
2 45 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 21 (14.00%) C#
3 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.67%) T-SQL
5 15 (10.00%) Java
6 14 (9.33%) Python
7 12 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 10 (6.67%) BeanShell
8 10 (6.67%) C
9 9 (6.00%) Bourne shell
9 9 (6.00%) Korn
9 9 (6.00%) Perl
10 6 (4.00%) VB
11 5 (3.33%) PHP
11 5 (3.33%) VBScript
12 4 (2.67%) TypeScript
13 3 (2.00%) R
14 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (51.33%) Security Cleared
2 60 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 30 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.67%) MCAD
5 4 (2.67%) MCITP
5 4 (2.67%) MCPD
6 2 (1.33%) Degree
7 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.67%) CAPM
7 1 (0.67%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (0.67%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.67%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.67%) GIAC
7 1 (0.67%) GPEN
7 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.67%) MCSA
7 1 (0.67%) OSCP
7 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.67%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.00%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.00%) RACF
3 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.67%) Docker
4 1 (0.67%) HDFS
4 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) BladeLogic
1 4 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (2.67%) SCCM
1 4 (2.67%) WSUS
2 1 (0.67%) Control-M
2 1 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.67%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.67%) Nessus
2 1 (0.67%) Nmap
2 1 (0.67%) Oozie
2 1 (0.67%) SCOM
2 1 (0.67%) Terraform
2 1 (0.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 82 (54.67%) Oracle
2 22 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.33%) SAP
5 5 (3.33%) Google
5 5 (3.33%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.67%) HP
6 4 (2.67%) Remedy
7 2 (1.33%) Computacenter
7 2 (1.33%) McAfee
7 2 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.33%) Planview
7 2 (1.33%) Symantec
7 2 (1.33%) VMware
7 2 (1.33%) Workday
8 1 (0.67%) IronPort
8 1 (0.67%) Proofpoint
8 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.67%) Talend