The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 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 25 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)
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 2.86% 25.00% 23.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 39.39% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Median daily rate - £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 High Wycombe with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
High Wycombe
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 5 33 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 14.29% 63.46% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 29 5
Median daily rate £370 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.12% -2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
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 High Wycombe

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in High Wycombe 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 High Wycombe

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in High Wycombe.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in High Wycombe

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in High Wycombe.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 25 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for SQL.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (100.00%) API Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) API Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA