Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 90 65 137
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.74% 20.06% 14.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.65% 61.32% 44.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 88
10th Percentile £306 £314 £260
25th Percentile £386 £392 £349
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £500 £419
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +19.40% -1.47%
75th Percentile £570 £631 £482
90th Percentile £592 £638 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £500 £413
% change year-on-year -10.00% +21.21% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £36.00
Median % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £42.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year - +35.48% -

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 211 106 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.21% 32.72% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 86 182
10th Percentile £318 £300 £300
25th Percentile £388 £352 £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%
75th Percentile £550 £547 £493
90th Percentile £575 £638 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £42.34
Median % change year-on-year - -0.79% +18.16%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £42.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +23.53% -24.44%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) Azure
3 23 (25.56%) Oracle
3 23 (25.56%) Windows
4 21 (23.33%) DevOps
5 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 19 (21.11%) Social Skills
7 18 (20.00%) AWS
7 18 (20.00%) Java
8 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
8 16 (17.78%) Active Directory
8 16 (17.78%) REST
9 15 (16.67%) Docker
10 14 (15.56%) Windows Server
10 14 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (15.56%) C#
11 13 (14.44%) .NET
12 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 12 (13.33%) Scrum
12 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 12 (13.33%) TDD
12 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
12 12 (13.33%) .NET Core
13 11 (12.22%) Power Platform
13 11 (12.22%) Power BI
13 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
13 11 (12.22%) PaaS
13 11 (12.22%) Finance
13 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) Apache
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (1.11%) JBoss
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) SPSS
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.00%) Azure
2 18 (20.00%) AWS
3 11 (12.22%) PaaS
3 11 (12.22%) Power Platform
4 7 (7.78%) IaaS
5 6 (6.67%) GCP
5 6 (6.67%) SaaS
6 4 (4.44%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (4.44%) OpenShift
7 3 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (3.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 3 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (3.33%) Serverless
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (2.22%) GitHub
8 2 (2.22%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.11%) Google Data Studio
9 1 (1.11%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) LAN
2 5 (5.56%) NetScaler
2 5 (5.56%) WAN
3 3 (3.33%) DNS
3 3 (3.33%) Firewall
3 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 3 (3.33%) VPN
4 2 (2.22%) WLAN
5 1 (1.11%) ADSL
5 1 (1.11%) ATM
5 1 (1.11%) HTTP
5 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.11%) Intranet
5 1 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (12.22%) Power BI
3 10 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.00%) Big Data
5 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.56%) Data Lake
6 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.44%) QlikView
7 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.33%) DB2
8 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.22%) MySQL
9 2 (2.22%) PowerCenter
9 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.00%) JIRA
4 5 (5.56%) Postman
5 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.33%) Toad
5 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.22%) GitLab
6 2 (2.22%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.11%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.11%) Maven
7 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 19 (21.11%) Social Skills
2 11 (12.22%) Finance
3 7 (7.78%) Presentation Skills
4 6 (6.67%) Automotive
5 5 (5.56%) Retail
6 3 (3.33%) Publishing
7 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.22%) Banking
7 2 (2.22%) Marketing
7 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.22%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.11%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (1.11%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Developer
2 14 (15.56%) Analyst
3 10 (11.11%) Architect
4 6 (6.67%) Data Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 6 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Data Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Azure Architect
7 3 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Consultant
7 3 (3.33%) DBA
7 3 (3.33%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Software Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) REST
2 13 (14.44%) .NET
3 12 (13.33%) .NET Core
4 9 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 9 (10.00%) SOAP
5 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
5 8 (8.89%) NHibernate
6 7 (7.78%) JSON
6 7 (7.78%) React
7 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (6.67%) Spring Boot
7 6 (6.67%) Web Services
8 5 (5.56%) Spring
9 4 (4.44%) RESTful
9 4 (4.44%) XML
10 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.33%) Node.js
10 3 (3.33%) XSLT
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.22%) iPad
3 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
4 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
4 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Windows
2 14 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.89%) Linux
4 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2019
5 4 (4.44%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.22%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.22%) Unix
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.33%) DevOps
3 14 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.33%) Scrum
4 12 (13.33%) TDD
5 10 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.00%) ETL
7 8 (8.89%) Microservices
7 8 (8.89%) SOLID
8 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.78%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (7.78%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.67%) Data Integration
9 6 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (6.67%) Logistics
9 6 (6.67%) OO
9 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.00%) Java
2 14 (15.56%) C#
3 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.11%) Python
4 6 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.33%) C++
7 3 (3.33%) Go
8 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.22%) ES6
8 2 (2.22%) Java 11
8 2 (2.22%) VB
9 1 (1.11%) C
9 1 (1.11%) PHP
9 1 (1.11%) R
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
9 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
1 5 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) GDPR
3 1 (1.11%) GRC
3 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) Docker
3 4 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 9 (10.00%) Terraform
2 5 (5.56%) CASB
3 3 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.22%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.11%) Ansible
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Nessus
5 1 (1.11%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.11%) vRealize
5 1 (1.11%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) Oracle
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.78%) SAP
3 7 (7.78%) VMware
4 6 (6.67%) Cisco
4 6 (6.67%) IBM
5 5 (5.56%) CA
5 5 (5.56%) Citrix
5 5 (5.56%) McAfee
5 5 (5.56%) Symantec
6 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.33%) Databricks
7 3 (3.33%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.33%) Informatica
8 2 (2.22%) Alibaba
8 2 (2.22%) ConnectWise
8 2 (2.22%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (2.22%) Meraki
8 2 (2.22%) Mitel
8 2 (2.22%) StreamSets