Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 195 141 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.07% 10.84% 13.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.89% 36.06% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 94 132
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% +7.94%
10th Percentile £145 £195 £186
90th Percentile £450 £500 £463
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.30% +17.78% +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 675 391 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 38.31% 30.05% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 197 294
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.05%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £248
90th Percentile £525 £524 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +4.11% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £60.00 £37.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +105.48% +21.67%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% +28.57%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SQL.

1 68 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (30.26%) Java
3 50 (25.64%) Finance
4 48 (24.62%) SQL Server
5 45 (23.08%) Windows
6 38 (19.49%) JavaScript
7 36 (18.46%) Microsoft
8 35 (17.95%) TDD
9 34 (17.44%) Oracle
9 34 (17.44%) Linux
10 31 (15.90%) Git (software)
11 30 (15.38%) ITIL
11 30 (15.38%) C#
11 30 (15.38%) .NET
12 29 (14.87%) Security Cleared
12 29 (14.87%) Jenkins
13 28 (14.36%) Test Automation
13 28 (14.36%) JIRA
14 27 (13.85%) HTML
14 27 (13.85%) Web Services
15 26 (13.33%) QA
16 25 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (11.79%) SC Cleared
17 23 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (11.79%) XML
17 23 (11.79%) Internet
17 23 (11.79%) Banking
18 22 (11.28%) SOAP
19 21 (10.77%) Unix
19 21 (10.77%) HP

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 20 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.21%) Confluence
3 13 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.62%) Apache Spark
5 8 (4.10%) SAS
6 7 (3.59%) IIS
7 6 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (2.56%) JBoss
9 4 (2.05%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (3.08%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.51%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.51%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.62%) Office 365
3 8 (4.10%) Sauce Labs
4 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.05%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (1.54%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.03%) npm
7 2 (1.03%) PaaS
7 2 (1.03%) SaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.79%) Internet
2 10 (5.13%) FTP
2 10 (5.13%) HTTP
3 9 (4.62%) SMTP
3 9 (4.62%) SSL
4 5 (2.56%) Firewall
5 3 (1.54%) LDAP
6 2 (1.03%) DNS
6 2 (1.03%) SAN
7 1 (0.51%) ATM
7 1 (0.51%) Network Security
7 1 (0.51%) Skype
7 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.26%) Big Data
3 18 (9.23%) Hadoop
4 16 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 15 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (7.18%) DB2
7 13 (6.67%) Redis
8 12 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (5.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (4.62%) MongoDB
10 9 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (3.59%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.08%) DB2 UDB
12 6 (3.08%) MySQL
12 6 (3.08%) QlikView
13 5 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (15.90%) Git (software)
2 29 (14.87%) Jenkins
3 28 (14.36%) JIRA
4 20 (10.26%) Selenium
5 17 (8.72%) Cucumber
6 13 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 11 (5.64%) Appium
7 11 (5.64%) Bitbucket
8 10 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (4.10%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.59%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.08%) Protractor
12 5 (2.56%) Calabash
12 5 (2.56%) Maven
12 5 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.05%) Gatling
13 4 (2.05%) JMeter
14 3 (1.54%) NUnit
14 3 (1.54%) PhantomJS
14 3 (1.54%) webpack
General
1 50 (25.64%) Finance
2 23 (11.79%) Banking
3 14 (7.18%) Retail
4 8 (4.10%) Corporate Banking
4 8 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.08%) Marketing
6 5 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.56%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.54%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (30.77%) Developer
2 38 (19.49%) Analyst
3 29 (14.87%) SQL Developer
4 20 (10.26%) Automation Tester
4 20 (10.26%) Tester
5 16 (8.21%) .NET Developer
6 15 (7.69%) Consultant
6 15 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.64%) Architect
7 11 (5.64%) C# Developer
7 11 (5.64%) QA Automation Tester
7 11 (5.64%) QA Tester
8 10 (5.13%) DBA
9 9 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.10%) Administrator
10 8 (4.10%) Apache Spark Developer
10 8 (4.10%) Data Analyst
10 8 (4.10%) Database Developer
10 8 (4.10%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.10%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.38%) .NET
2 27 (13.85%) HTML
2 27 (13.85%) Web Services
3 23 (11.79%) XML
4 22 (11.28%) SOAP
5 21 (10.77%) REST
6 19 (9.74%) ASP.NET
7 18 (9.23%) CSS
8 16 (8.21%) AngularJS
9 11 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (5.64%) Spring
10 10 (5.13%) HTML5
10 10 (5.13%) Node.js
10 10 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (4.62%) cXML
11 9 (4.62%) ebXML
11 9 (4.62%) EDI
11 9 (4.62%) XML Schema
12 8 (4.10%) Hibernate
12 8 (4.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.64%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.62%) DataPower
3 9 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.56%) AS400
5 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.05%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.54%) User Experience
7 2 (1.03%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.51%) Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) iPad
8 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.08%) Windows
2 34 (17.44%) Linux
3 21 (10.77%) Unix
4 13 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (6.15%) Android
5 12 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (5.64%) Apple iOS
6 11 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.13%) Mac OS X
8 8 (4.10%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.56%) AIX
10 4 (2.05%) Solaris
10 4 (2.05%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.05%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.51%) CentOS
13 1 (0.51%) SUSE
13 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.95%) TDD
3 30 (15.38%) ITIL
4 28 (14.36%) Test Automation
5 23 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (10.26%) ETL
7 17 (8.72%) ITIL V3
7 17 (8.72%) Service Management
8 16 (8.21%) MVC
8 16 (8.21%) SDLC
9 15 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (7.69%) ITSM
10 14 (7.18%) CRM
10 14 (7.18%) Web Development
11 13 (6.67%) BDD
11 13 (6.67%) DevOps
11 13 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (6.67%) Scrum
12 11 (5.64%) API Development
12 11 (5.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 59 (30.26%) Java
2 38 (19.49%) JavaScript
3 30 (15.38%) C#
4 19 (9.74%) Python
5 13 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 12 (6.15%) Ruby
7 11 (5.64%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.64%) T-SQL
8 10 (5.13%) Apple Swift
9 9 (4.62%) ActionScript
9 9 (4.62%) ActionScript 2.0
9 9 (4.62%) ActionScript 3.0
9 9 (4.62%) VB
10 8 (4.10%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.59%) PHP
11 7 (3.59%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.59%) VBA
12 5 (2.56%) ES6
12 5 (2.56%) Korn
12 5 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (14.87%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.79%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.21%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (4.62%) Degree
6 6 (3.08%) CISSP
6 6 (3.08%) GCIA
6 6 (3.08%) GSEC
7 4 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.05%) MCSE
7 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.03%) GSAE
8 2 (1.03%) MCP
9 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.51%) OCA
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.33%) QA
2 13 (6.67%) SLA
3 12 (6.15%) Data Quality
4 9 (4.62%) RosettaNet
5 8 (4.10%) GDPR
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 20 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.72%) Docker
3 11 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.59%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.08%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.54%) XenApp
7 2 (1.03%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.51%) Firmware
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.51%) vCloud
8 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (7.18%) Ansible
2 12 (6.15%) OVSD
3 4 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.54%) SCCM
4 3 (1.54%) SCOM
5 2 (1.03%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (1.03%) Oozie
5 2 (1.03%) Puppet
6 1 (0.51%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.51%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.51%) Nagios
6 1 (0.51%) OpenView
6 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.51%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.51%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.51%) vRealize
6 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.44%) Oracle
3 21 (10.77%) HP
4 15 (7.69%) IBM
4 15 (7.69%) SAP
5 13 (6.67%) VMware
6 9 (4.62%) Cloudera
6 9 (4.62%) webMethods
7 8 (4.10%) Citrix
8 6 (3.08%) CA
8 6 (3.08%) Cognos
8 6 (3.08%) CyberArk
8 6 (3.08%) Nimsoft
8 6 (3.08%) Teradata
9 5 (2.56%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.56%) Remedy
10 4 (2.05%) NetApp
10 4 (2.05%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.05%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.05%) Tableau