Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 7 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 120 141
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.57% 13.38% 11.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.52% 41.96% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 78 97
Median daily rate £425 £407 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.36% -1.27% +17.86%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £210
90th Percentile £583 £527 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £26.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.50% -39.96% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.00 £23.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year +78.72% +13.39% +9.08%

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 99 286 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.29% 31.88% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 171 268
Median daily rate £400 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.66% +3.50%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £290
90th Percentile £552 £544 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £418 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -1.59% +2.41% +7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 £18.00 £21.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -16.88% -63.91%
10th Percentile £28.40 £15.81 £17.66
90th Percentile £45.30 £21.98 £25.65
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.25 £26.65
% change year-on-year +97.65% -20.26% -46.70%

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 29 November 2020.

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 29 November 2020, 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 21 (41.18%) Java
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle
3 15 (29.41%) ETL
4 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
4 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
5 12 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 12 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (23.53%) SOAP
5 12 (23.53%) Web Services
5 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.53%) Spring
6 11 (21.57%) Microservices
7 10 (19.61%) DevOps
8 9 (17.65%) IBM
8 9 (17.65%) XML
8 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 9 (17.65%) PL/SQL
8 9 (17.65%) Spring Boot
8 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
9 8 (15.69%) Big Data
9 8 (15.69%) RESTful
9 8 (15.69%) Docker
9 8 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (15.69%) Scrum
9 8 (15.69%) Migration
9 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
10 7 (13.73%) Middleware
10 7 (13.73%) CRM
10 7 (13.73%) SOA

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 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.92%) SPSS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Maximo
2 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.96%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (1.96%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon ECS
1 5 (9.80%) AWS Fargate
1 5 (9.80%) Azure
2 4 (7.84%) Power Platform
3 3 (5.88%) AWS
4 2 (3.92%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (3.92%) Serverless
5 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.96%) GCP
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
5 1 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (1.96%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.69%) Big Data
3 8 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (7.84%) DB2
5 4 (7.84%) Power BI
6 3 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.92%) QlikView
7 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.92%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (13.73%) GitLab
1 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) Ant
2 3 (5.88%) Hudson
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.92%) Automotive
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Architect
3 9 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Data Architect
5 7 (13.73%) Oracle Specialist
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Integration Specialist
7 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Data Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Systems Integration Specialist
10 2 (3.92%) Applications Architect
10 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
11 1 (1.96%) C# Developer
11 1 (1.96%) Report Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) Senior Test Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) SOAP
1 12 (23.53%) Spring
1 12 (23.53%) Web Services
2 9 (17.65%) Spring Boot
2 9 (17.65%) XML
3 8 (15.69%) RESTful
4 7 (13.73%) JSON
4 7 (13.73%) Middleware
4 7 (13.73%) OpenJDK
4 7 (13.73%) React
4 7 (13.73%) REST
5 6 (11.76%) Kafka
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (7.84%) .NET
7 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.88%) JMS
8 3 (5.88%) XML Messaging
9 2 (3.92%) J2EE
9 2 (3.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) DataPower
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Solaris
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ETL
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 11 (21.57%) Microservices
4 10 (19.61%) DevOps
5 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (15.69%) Migration
5 8 (15.69%) Scrum
6 7 (13.73%) CRM
6 7 (13.73%) Data Governance
6 7 (13.73%) SOA
7 6 (11.76%) Data Integration
7 6 (11.76%) Strategic Roadmap
8 4 (7.84%) Data Transformation
8 4 (7.84%) Multithreading
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.80%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) Java 8
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.88%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) Perl
6 3 (5.88%) VBScript
7 2 (3.92%) Java 9
7 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.96%) R
8 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
1 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) MCAD
3 2 (3.92%) MCITP
3 2 (3.92%) MCPD
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Control-M
2 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) IBM
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.80%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.88%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) Pardot
5 2 (3.92%) Talend
6 1 (1.96%) Databricks