Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 17 January 2018 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 > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 16 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 199 110 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.73% 8.92% 12.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.57% 30.81% 39.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 80 127
Milton Keynes median daily rate £338 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.90% +3.57% +4.09%
10th Percentile £213 £194 £245
90th Percentile £450 £502 £493
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -6.90% +3.57% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +167.86% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +28.00% +29.87%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 651 357 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 38.36% 28.95% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 197 285
Milton Keynes median daily rate £401 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 8
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £60.00 £37.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +158.62% -3.33%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year +46.67% +80.72% +18.57%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Milton Keynes

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Milton Keynes

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Milton Keynes

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SQL.

1 62 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (29.15%) Java
3 52 (26.13%) SQL Server
4 51 (25.63%) Finance
5 43 (21.61%) Windows
6 37 (18.59%) Oracle
7 35 (17.59%) TDD
8 33 (16.58%) XML
8 33 (16.58%) ITIL
8 33 (16.58%) JavaScript
9 31 (15.58%) Microsoft
9 31 (15.58%) Git (software)
10 29 (14.57%) JIRA
10 29 (14.57%) .NET
11 28 (14.07%) Unix
12 27 (13.57%) C#
12 27 (13.57%) Test Automation
12 27 (13.57%) Jenkins
13 26 (13.07%) Linux
13 26 (13.07%) ETL
14 25 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (12.06%) QA
15 24 (12.06%) Internet
16 23 (11.56%) Security Cleared
17 22 (11.06%) Selenium
17 22 (11.06%) Big Data
17 22 (11.06%) CRM
17 22 (11.06%) Banking
18 21 (10.55%) Web Services

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (10.05%) Confluence
2 17 (8.54%) WebSphere
3 15 (7.54%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.52%) Apache Spark
5 8 (4.02%) IIS
5 8 (4.02%) SAS
6 5 (2.51%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (3.52%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.51%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.51%) Maximo
3 2 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.50%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.50%) Sage 500
4 1 (0.50%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.52%) Office 365
2 9 (4.52%) Sauce Labs
3 4 (2.01%) BlazeMeter
3 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.06%) Internet
2 11 (5.53%) FTP
3 10 (5.03%) HTTP
3 10 (5.03%) SMTP
3 10 (5.03%) SSL
4 6 (3.02%) Firewall
5 2 (1.01%) SAN
6 1 (0.50%) DNS
6 1 (0.50%) LDAP
6 1 (0.50%) Network Security
6 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (26.13%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.06%) Big Data
3 21 (10.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (10.05%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (9.55%) Hadoop
6 15 (7.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (7.04%) DB2
8 13 (6.53%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (6.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (6.03%) NoSQL
10 11 (5.53%) Redis
10 11 (5.53%) Relational Database
10 11 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (3.02%) QlikView
11 6 (3.02%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.51%) DB2 UDB
12 5 (2.51%) MySQL
12 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 29 (14.57%) JIRA
3 27 (13.57%) Jenkins
4 22 (11.06%) Selenium
5 17 (8.54%) Cucumber
5 17 (8.54%) WebDriver
6 15 (7.54%) Appium
7 14 (7.04%) Bitbucket
8 13 (6.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (4.52%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.01%) Calabash
11 4 (2.01%) Gatling
11 4 (2.01%) JMeter
12 3 (1.51%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.51%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.51%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.51%) NUnit
12 3 (1.51%) PhantomJS
12 3 (1.51%) Protractor
General
1 51 (25.63%) Finance
2 22 (11.06%) Banking
3 16 (8.04%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.04%) Retail
5 8 (4.02%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.52%) Corporate Banking
6 7 (3.52%) Marketing
6 7 (3.52%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.01%) Military
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (30.65%) Developer
2 37 (18.59%) Analyst
3 34 (17.09%) SQL Developer
4 26 (13.07%) Consultant
5 17 (8.54%) .NET Developer
6 16 (8.04%) Tester
7 15 (7.54%) Architect
7 15 (7.54%) Automation Tester
8 13 (6.53%) Database Developer
8 13 (6.53%) SQL Database Developer
9 11 (5.53%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.53%) Data Analyst
9 11 (5.53%) QA Automation Tester
9 11 (5.53%) QA Tester
9 11 (5.53%) SQL Server Developer
10 10 (5.03%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 9 (4.52%) DBA
11 9 (4.52%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.58%) XML
2 29 (14.57%) .NET
3 21 (10.55%) Web Services
4 19 (9.55%) HTML
5 18 (9.05%) AngularJS
5 18 (9.05%) ASP.NET
5 18 (9.05%) REST
5 18 (9.05%) SOAP
6 13 (6.53%) CSS
7 11 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (5.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (5.03%) cXML
8 10 (5.03%) ebXML
8 10 (5.03%) EDI
8 10 (5.03%) XML Schema
9 9 (4.52%) J2EE
9 9 (4.52%) jQuery
10 8 (4.02%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (3.02%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.53%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.03%) DataPower
3 10 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.51%) AS400
5 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.51%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Clustering
8 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) iPad
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
8 1 (0.50%) SCADA
8 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.61%) Windows
2 28 (14.07%) Unix
3 26 (13.07%) Linux
4 15 (7.54%) Android
4 15 (7.54%) Apple iOS
5 13 (6.53%) Mac OS X
6 11 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.02%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.01%) Solaris
11 1 (0.50%) CentOS
11 1 (0.50%) MVS
11 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.59%) TDD
3 33 (16.58%) ITIL
4 27 (13.57%) Test Automation
5 26 (13.07%) ETL
6 25 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.06%) CRM
8 17 (8.54%) ITIL V3
9 15 (7.54%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (7.04%) BDD
10 14 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.04%) DevOps
10 14 (7.04%) ITSM
10 14 (7.04%) MVC
10 14 (7.04%) Service Management
10 14 (7.04%) Web Development
11 12 (6.03%) API Development
11 12 (6.03%) Open Source
11 12 (6.03%) Scrum
11 12 (6.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.15%) Java
2 33 (16.58%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.57%) C#
4 16 (8.04%) Python
5 13 (6.53%) Apple Swift
5 13 (6.53%) Shell Script
6 11 (5.53%) Ruby
7 10 (5.03%) ActionScript
7 10 (5.03%) ActionScript 2.0
7 10 (5.03%) ActionScript 3.0
7 10 (5.03%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.03%) Perl
7 10 (5.03%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.03%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.03%) VB
8 9 (4.52%) VBA
9 6 (3.02%) Korn
10 5 (2.51%) PHP
10 5 (2.51%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.51%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.53%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (4.52%) Degree
6 6 (3.02%) CISSP
6 6 (3.02%) GCIA
6 6 (3.02%) GSEC
7 4 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.01%) MCSE
8 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.50%) CCNA
9 1 (0.50%) CCSP
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.50%) MCITP
9 1 (0.50%) OCA
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.06%) QA
2 12 (6.03%) Data Quality
2 12 (6.03%) SLA
3 10 (5.03%) RosettaNet
4 7 (3.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (9.05%) Active Directory
1 18 (9.05%) Docker
2 7 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.01%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.51%) Apache Flume
5 3 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.01%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.50%) Firmware
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.50%) vCloud
7 1 (0.50%) XenApp
7 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (6.03%) Ansible
2 10 (5.03%) OVSD
3 9 (4.52%) Netcool
4 6 (3.02%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 6 (3.02%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.01%) Oozie
5 4 (2.01%) SCCM
5 4 (2.01%) SCOM
6 3 (1.51%) Amdocs OSS
6 3 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.01%) Control-M
7 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (1.01%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.50%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.50%) Nagios
8 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.50%) Puppet
8 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.50%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 37 (18.59%) Oracle
2 31 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.05%) IBM
4 19 (9.55%) HP
5 14 (7.04%) SAP
6 10 (5.03%) webMethods
7 8 (4.02%) VMware
8 7 (3.52%) Cloudera
8 7 (3.52%) Teradata
9 6 (3.02%) CA
9 6 (3.02%) Citrix
9 6 (3.02%) Cognos
9 6 (3.02%) Cramer
9 6 (3.02%) CyberArk
9 6 (3.02%) Nimsoft
10 5 (2.51%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.51%) Remedy
10 5 (2.51%) Tableau
11 4 (2.01%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.51%) Amdocs