Period
to 1 March 2021

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 1 March 2021 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
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 5 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 54 95 135
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.65% 13.36% 12.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.79% 45.24% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 69 95
Median daily rate £381 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +5.88% +28.30%
10th Percentile £300 £335 £210
90th Percentile £565 £533 £569
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -

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 113 210 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.75% 29.54% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 140 241
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £240
90th Percentile £560 £546 £556
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.63% -51.21% -37.50%
10th Percentile £24.30 £16.00 £18.00
90th Percentile £28.50 £32.88 £48.38
Median hourly rate £27.50 £18.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +48.65% -50.67% -11.76%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Milton Keynes

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Daily rate trend for SQL in Milton Keynes

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SQL in Milton Keynes

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Hourly rate trend for SQL in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SQL.

1 18 (33.33%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) Oracle
4 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
5 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (22.22%) Spring
5 12 (22.22%) Spring Boot
6 11 (20.37%) NoSQL
6 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
7 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
7 10 (18.52%) RESTful
7 10 (18.52%) DevOps
7 10 (18.52%) Microservices
8 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (16.67%) Docker
8 9 (16.67%) Azure
8 9 (16.67%) ETL
8 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (16.67%) Scrum
9 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
9 8 (14.81%) Degree
9 8 (14.81%) JSON
9 8 (14.81%) Web Services
9 8 (14.81%) REST
9 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
9 8 (14.81%) GitLab
9 8 (14.81%) OpenJDK
10 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
10 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell

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 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) EPiServer
2 2 (3.70%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Maximo
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (3.70%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.85%) iTrent
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.85%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (1.85%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.85%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.85%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Azure
2 7 (12.96%) Power Platform
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon ECS
3 6 (11.11%) AWS Fargate
4 3 (5.56%) Serverless
5 2 (3.70%) AWS
5 2 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (3.70%) IaaS
5 2 (3.70%) PaaS
6 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.85%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (20.37%) NoSQL
4 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (12.96%) Power BI
6 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 5 (9.26%) Big Data
8 4 (7.41%) Data Mining
8 4 (7.41%) MySQL
9 3 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (5.56%) DB2
9 3 (5.56%) SAP BW
10 2 (3.70%) Data Lake
10 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.70%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2017
11 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) GitLab
2 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.85%) Toad
General
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Automotive
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Back Office
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Data Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Data Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Data Scientist
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Data Scientist
7 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Product Tester
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Spring
1 12 (22.22%) Spring Boot
2 10 (18.52%) RESTful
3 8 (14.81%) JSON
3 8 (14.81%) OpenJDK
3 8 (14.81%) REST
3 8 (14.81%) Web Services
4 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
4 7 (12.96%) SOAP
5 6 (11.11%) Kafka
5 6 (11.11%) React
5 6 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (7.41%) Keras
6 4 (7.41%) NumPy
6 4 (7.41%) PyTorch
6 4 (7.41%) TensorFlow
7 3 (5.56%) .NET
7 3 (5.56%) XML Messaging
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.70%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.41%) SWIFT
6 2 (3.70%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.85%) FMCG
7 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
1 4 (7.41%) Solaris
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
3 10 (18.52%) DevOps
3 10 (18.52%) Microservices
4 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.67%) ETL
4 9 (16.67%) Scrum
5 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
6 7 (12.96%) CRM
6 7 (12.96%) Data Integration
6 7 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (11.11%) Data Governance
7 6 (11.11%) Data Transformation
7 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 5 (9.26%) Coaching
8 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Data Science
8 5 (9.26%) Migration
8 5 (9.26%) Strategic Roadmap
9 4 (7.41%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.11%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) R
5 3 (5.56%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) Java 8
5 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.70%) Java 9
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) VCP6
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.85%) GDPR
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Control-M
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.85%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) IBM
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) SAP
4 3 (5.56%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.70%) Databricks
5 2 (3.70%) Talend
5 2 (3.70%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.85%) Actifio
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Intel
6 1 (1.85%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.85%) Veeam
6 1 (1.85%) VMware