Period
to 30 May 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 30 May 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 6 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 114 164 190
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.80% 15.30% 11.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 68.67% 45.43% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 94 115
Median daily rate £494 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% +9.38% +22.14%
10th Percentile £375 £211 £289
90th Percentile £638 £630 £555
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +11.76% +9.68% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £66.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +266.67% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £66.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year +266.67% - -

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 166 361 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 33.20% 33.68% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 197 363
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £313
90th Percentile £638 £603 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 2
Median hourly rate £26.75 £37.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.14% -5.63% -
10th Percentile £17.95 £18.00 £27.75
90th Percentile £56.70 £48.75 £54.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -7.28% -16.11% -18.18%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 74 (64.91%) Oracle
2 70 (61.40%) Security Cleared
3 61 (53.51%) PL/SQL
4 54 (47.37%) Migration
4 54 (47.37%) SC Cleared
5 53 (46.49%) Data Migration
6 42 (36.84%) Shell Script
7 41 (35.96%) Unit Testing
8 38 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
9 37 (32.46%) General Ledger
10 35 (30.70%) E-business
11 29 (25.44%) DV Cleared
12 28 (24.56%) ERP
13 27 (23.68%) Cash Management
13 27 (23.68%) Oracle Cash Management
14 24 (21.05%) XML
15 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (20.18%) Oracle Receivables
16 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
17 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 19 (16.67%) Public Sector
18 18 (15.79%) Windows
19 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
19 17 (14.91%) HTML
20 16 (14.04%) Web Services
21 15 (13.16%) DB2
22 14 (12.28%) Java
22 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
23 13 (11.40%) Finance
23 13 (11.40%) Linux

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 5 (4.39%) IIS
1 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 27 (23.68%) Oracle Cash Management
3 23 (20.18%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (5.26%) Maximo
6 5 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (4.39%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) SaaS
2 8 (7.02%) AWS
2 8 (7.02%) Azure
3 5 (4.39%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.75%) GCP
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.88%) GitHub
5 1 (0.88%) Office 365
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) DNS
1 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.16%) DB2
3 10 (8.77%) MySQL
4 9 (7.89%) DB2 UDB
4 9 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.39%) Power BI
7 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.63%) MS Access
8 3 (2.63%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2017
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.75%) Big Data
9 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.89%) Ant
2 9 (7.89%) Eclipse
2 9 (7.89%) JIRA
2 9 (7.89%) Selenium
3 5 (4.39%) JUnit
4 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.88%) ProC
6 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (32.46%) General Ledger
2 19 (16.67%) Public Sector
3 13 (11.40%) Finance
4 6 (5.26%) Banking
5 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.63%) Automotive
6 3 (2.63%) Electronics
6 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) German Language
8 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (40.35%) Developer
2 19 (16.67%) Technical Developer
3 14 (12.28%) Analyst
4 13 (11.40%) ERP Developer
4 13 (11.40%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (4.39%) Data Migration Lead
7 5 (4.39%) Migration Consultant
8 4 (3.51%) Data Consultant
8 4 (3.51%) Data Migration Consultant
8 4 (3.51%) DBA
8 4 (3.51%) Oracle Specialist
8 4 (3.51%) SQL DBA
9 3 (2.63%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Business Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.63%) Data Migration Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Deployment Specialist
9 3 (2.63%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.05%) XML
2 17 (14.91%) HTML
3 16 (14.04%) Web Services
4 12 (10.53%) .NET
4 12 (10.53%) SOAP
5 10 (8.77%) JSP
5 10 (8.77%) SailPoint
5 10 (8.77%) Servlets
6 9 (7.89%) LDAP
7 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
7 7 (6.14%) Entity Framework
8 6 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.39%) CSS
9 5 (4.39%) Electron Framework
9 5 (4.39%) LINQ
9 5 (4.39%) Node.js
10 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (3.51%) XSL
11 2 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Linux Command Line
1 9 (7.89%) Mainframe
2 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.88%) CESG
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) DataPower
6 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) Windows
2 13 (11.40%) Linux
3 9 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.02%) Unix
5 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.51%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.88%) AIX
8 1 (0.88%) HPUX
8 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.37%) Migration
2 53 (46.49%) Data Migration
3 41 (35.96%) Unit Testing
4 35 (30.70%) E-business
5 28 (24.56%) ERP
6 27 (23.68%) Cash Management
7 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.65%) DevOps
8 11 (9.65%) ETL
8 11 (9.65%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.89%) MVC
9 9 (7.89%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.02%) CRM
10 8 (7.02%) ITIL
10 8 (7.02%) Scrum
11 7 (6.14%) Project Management
11 7 (6.14%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (6.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.51%) PL/SQL
2 42 (36.84%) Shell Script
3 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.28%) Java
5 12 (10.53%) C#
6 11 (9.65%) PowerShell
6 11 (9.65%) Python
6 11 (9.65%) T-SQL
7 10 (8.77%) BeanShell
7 10 (8.77%) C
8 9 (7.89%) Bourne shell
8 9 (7.89%) Korn
8 9 (7.89%) Perl
9 5 (4.39%) PHP
9 5 (4.39%) VB
10 4 (3.51%) VBScript
11 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.88%) Groovy
12 1 (0.88%) Scala
12 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (61.40%) Security Cleared
2 54 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 29 (25.44%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.51%) MCAD
5 4 (3.51%) MCITP
5 4 (3.51%) MCPD
6 2 (1.75%) Degree
7 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.88%) CAPM
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.88%) MCP
7 1 (0.88%) MCSA
7 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.89%) RACF
3 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.88%) Docker
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) BladeLogic
1 4 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (3.51%) SCCM
1 4 (3.51%) WSUS
2 1 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.88%) Oozie
2 1 (0.88%) SCOM
2 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (64.91%) Oracle
2 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.14%) SAP
5 5 (4.39%) Hyperion
6 4 (3.51%) Google
6 4 (3.51%) HP
6 4 (3.51%) Remedy
7 2 (1.75%) Computacenter
7 2 (1.75%) VMware
7 2 (1.75%) Workday
8 1 (0.88%) BMC
8 1 (0.88%) CommVault
8 1 (0.88%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.88%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) McAfee
8 1 (0.88%) Pardot
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) Talend
8 1 (0.88%) Veritas