Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 193 163 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.82% 9.94% 11.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.28% 28.85% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 86 121
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £346 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -11.22% +20.93%
10th Percentile £272 £227 £233
90th Percentile £575 £481 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +26.62% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £25.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year - -25.49% +13.33%

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 580 565 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 38.51% 34.45% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 250 210
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £254
90th Percentile £561 £525 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +7.10% +6.90% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £40.00 - £20.25
10th Percentile £27.75 - £16.03
90th Percentile £54.25 - £24.68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +42.86%

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 14 August 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 14 August 2018, 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 61 (31.61%) Java
2 58 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (29.53%) Linux
4 47 (24.35%) Oracle
5 42 (21.76%) Web Services
6 39 (20.21%) Microsoft
7 38 (19.69%) SQL Server
7 38 (19.69%) Unix
7 38 (19.69%) Security Cleared
8 37 (19.17%) Windows
9 33 (17.10%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (16.06%) ITIL
10 31 (16.06%) IBM
11 30 (15.54%) Active Directory
11 30 (15.54%) XML
11 30 (15.54%) SC Cleared
11 30 (15.54%) Git (software)
12 29 (15.03%) JavaScript
12 29 (15.03%) Finance
13 27 (13.99%) .NET
13 27 (13.99%) Python
13 27 (13.99%) JIRA
14 26 (13.47%) Banking
15 25 (12.95%) SOAP
15 25 (12.95%) QA
15 25 (12.95%) REST
15 25 (12.95%) ITIL V3
15 25 (12.95%) Jenkins
16 22 (11.40%) Migration
16 22 (11.40%) SharePoint

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 22 (11.40%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.29%) IIS
3 14 (7.25%) Confluence
4 13 (6.74%) WebSphere
5 12 (6.22%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.63%) Apache
6 7 (3.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.59%) JBoss
8 5 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.07%) CMS
9 4 (2.07%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.55%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.55%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.04%) NetWeaver
11 2 (1.04%) nginx
11 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Maximo
2 4 (2.07%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.04%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.74%) Office 365
3 12 (6.22%) OpenShift
4 10 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.11%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.07%) IaaS
7 3 (1.55%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.55%) GitHub
7 3 (1.55%) PaaS
7 3 (1.55%) SaaS
7 3 (1.55%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.04%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.52%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.33%) Internet
2 5 (2.59%) Firewall
2 5 (2.59%) VPN
3 4 (2.07%) SSL
4 2 (1.04%) DNS
5 1 (0.52%) LAN
5 1 (0.52%) MPLS
5 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.10%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (10.88%) DB2
4 21 (10.88%) MySQL
5 19 (9.84%) MongoDB
6 18 (9.33%) NoSQL
7 16 (8.29%) Relational Database
8 15 (7.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (6.22%) Big Data
9 12 (6.22%) Redis
10 11 (5.70%) Hadoop
11 10 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (4.66%) NuoDB
12 9 (4.66%) Power BI
12 9 (4.66%) RDBMS
13 8 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (3.11%) DB2 UDB
15 5 (2.59%) MS Access
15 5 (2.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (15.54%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.99%) JIRA
3 25 (12.95%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.15%) Selenium
4 8 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.15%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.63%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.63%) Maven
6 6 (3.11%) Calabash
7 5 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.59%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.59%) Subversion
8 4 (2.07%) Appium
8 4 (2.07%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.07%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.04%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.04%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.04%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.52%) ERwin
General
1 29 (15.03%) Finance
2 26 (13.47%) Banking
3 8 (4.15%) Marketing
4 7 (3.63%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.63%) Retail
4 7 (3.63%) Spanish Language
5 6 (3.11%) Law
6 3 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Publishing
7 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 71 (36.79%) Developer
2 38 (19.69%) Analyst
3 23 (11.92%) SQL Developer
4 22 (11.40%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.25%) Applications Support
6 13 (6.74%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.74%) Tester
7 12 (6.22%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.70%) Architect
8 11 (5.70%) Automation Tester
8 11 (5.70%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.18%) QA Automation Tester
9 10 (5.18%) QA Tester
10 9 (4.66%) DBA
11 8 (4.15%) Applications Specialist
11 8 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.15%) Java Automation Tester
12 7 (3.63%) Angular Developer
12 7 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.63%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.76%) Web Services
2 30 (15.54%) XML
3 27 (13.99%) .NET
4 25 (12.95%) REST
4 25 (12.95%) SOAP
5 19 (9.84%) AngularJS
6 17 (8.81%) HTML
6 17 (8.81%) RESTful
7 16 (8.29%) YAML
8 14 (7.25%) CSS
8 14 (7.25%) LAMP
9 13 (6.74%) Middleware
9 13 (6.74%) Spring
10 12 (6.22%) JSON
10 12 (6.22%) LAPP Stack
11 11 (5.70%) .NET Framework
11 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET
11 11 (5.70%) Swagger
12 10 (5.18%) Node.js
12 10 (5.18%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (6.74%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.22%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.66%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.07%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.07%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.55%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.04%) Clustering
6 2 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.04%) Replication
6 2 (1.04%) User Experience
6 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.52%) Fintech
7 1 (0.52%) HACMP
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.53%) Linux
2 38 (19.69%) Unix
3 37 (19.17%) Windows
4 14 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (5.70%) Windows Server
7 10 (5.18%) Apple iOS
8 8 (4.15%) Android
9 6 (3.11%) Solaris
10 4 (2.07%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.07%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.04%) DC/OS
12 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.06%) ITIL
3 25 (12.95%) ITIL V3
4 22 (11.40%) Migration
5 21 (10.88%) DevOps
6 20 (10.36%) Data Modelling
6 20 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (9.33%) ETL
8 17 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (8.81%) Change Management
8 17 (8.81%) Open Source
8 17 (8.81%) SDLC
8 17 (8.81%) Service Management
8 17 (8.81%) TDD
9 16 (8.29%) Data Integration
9 16 (8.29%) ITSM
10 14 (7.25%) CRM
10 14 (7.25%) OO
10 14 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.61%) Java
2 29 (15.03%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.99%) Python
4 18 (9.33%) C#
5 16 (8.29%) Bash Shell
5 16 (8.29%) PL/SQL
5 16 (8.29%) Ruby
6 12 (6.22%) Shell Script
6 12 (6.22%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.15%) VB
8 6 (3.11%) Korn
9 5 (2.59%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.07%) C++
10 4 (2.07%) PHP
10 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.07%) VBA
10 4 (2.07%) VC++
11 3 (1.55%) HiveQL
11 3 (1.55%) Scala
11 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (19.69%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.54%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.33%) DV Cleared
4 15 (7.77%) Degree
5 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.63%) MCDBA
6 7 (3.63%) MCITP
7 6 (3.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (3.11%) MCSE
8 5 (2.59%) MCSA
9 4 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.55%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.04%) ISEB
11 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.52%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.95%) QA
2 10 (5.18%) SLA
3 8 (4.15%) GDPR
4 5 (2.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.52%) GCP
5 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (15.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.22%) Docker
2 12 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.11%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.52%) GPFS
6 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (8.29%) Ansible
2 6 (3.11%) OVSD
3 4 (2.07%) SCCM
4 3 (1.55%) Kibana
4 3 (1.55%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.04%) SCOM
6 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (24.35%) Oracle
2 39 (20.21%) Microsoft
3 31 (16.06%) IBM
4 18 (9.33%) VMware
5 15 (7.77%) Citrix
6 14 (7.25%) HP
7 13 (6.74%) Remedy
7 13 (6.74%) SAP
8 9 (4.66%) Tableau
9 7 (3.63%) NetApp
10 6 (3.11%) Talend
11 5 (2.59%) F5
11 5 (2.59%) Informatica
11 5 (2.59%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (2.07%) Cisco
12 4 (2.07%) McAfee
13 3 (1.55%) Cloudera
13 3 (1.55%) Lumension
13 3 (1.55%) Splunk
14 2 (1.04%) Demandware