Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 5 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 109 166 194
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 26.65% 15.27% 12.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 71.71% 46.37% 33.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 102 120
Median daily rate £488 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £368 £217 £276
90th Percentile £638 £630 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £425 £412
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.28% +26.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.00 £24.50 -
% change year-on-year +71.43% - -

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 152 358 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 37.16% 32.93% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 205 334
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +6.45%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £311
90th Percentile £638 £588 £554
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 £28.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £28.13 £17.55 £27.75
90th Percentile £54.90 £49.47 £54.25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +23.53% -24.44% +55.17%

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 12 August 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

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SQL in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SQL in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 72 (66.06%) Security Cleared
2 71 (65.14%) Oracle
3 63 (57.80%) SC Cleared
4 58 (53.21%) PL/SQL
5 47 (43.12%) Migration
6 44 (40.37%) Data Migration
7 36 (33.03%) Unit Testing
7 36 (33.03%) Shell Script
8 34 (31.19%) Oracle Payables
9 33 (30.28%) General Ledger
10 29 (26.61%) E-business
11 26 (23.85%) DV Cleared
12 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
13 23 (21.10%) ERP
13 23 (21.10%) Cash Management
13 23 (21.10%) Oracle Cash Management
14 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
15 21 (19.27%) Java
16 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (17.43%) Web Services
17 19 (17.43%) XML
17 19 (17.43%) Oracle Receivables
17 19 (17.43%) Public Sector
18 18 (16.51%) JavaScript
18 18 (16.51%) Windows
19 17 (15.60%) HTML
19 17 (15.60%) SOAP
20 15 (13.76%) Performance Tuning
21 14 (12.84%) ETL
21 14 (12.84%) PowerShell

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 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.42%) IIS
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.59%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.92%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (31.19%) Oracle Payables
2 23 (21.10%) Oracle Cash Management
3 19 (17.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (6.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (5.50%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (3.67%) Oracle Payroll
8 3 (2.75%) Maximo
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.92%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) AWS
2 7 (6.42%) Azure
3 5 (4.59%) SaaS
4 3 (2.75%) GCP
4 3 (2.75%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.92%) GitHub
5 1 (0.92%) Office 365
5 1 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) DNS
1 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) DB2
2 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.26%) MySQL
4 8 (7.34%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.50%) Big Data
6 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2017
7 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Ant
2 10 (9.17%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.34%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.34%) JIRA
3 8 (7.34%) Selenium
4 6 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.67%) JUnit
6 3 (2.75%) Hudson
6 3 (2.75%) Subversion
6 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (30.28%) General Ledger
2 19 (17.43%) Public Sector
3 9 (8.26%) Finance
4 6 (5.50%) Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.75%) Automotive
5 3 (2.75%) Electronics
5 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.75%) Marketing
5 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (42.20%) Developer
2 19 (17.43%) Technical Developer
3 13 (11.93%) ERP Developer
4 12 (11.01%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (10.09%) Oracle Specialist
6 10 (9.17%) Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) Consultant
8 6 (5.50%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (4.59%) Architect
9 5 (4.59%) DBA
9 5 (4.59%) Integration Specialist
9 5 (4.59%) SQL DBA
10 3 (2.75%) Business Developer
10 3 (2.75%) CRM Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.75%) Data Migration Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Deployment Specialist
10 3 (2.75%) Junior
10 3 (2.75%) Systems Integration Specialist
10 3 (2.75%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.43%) Web Services
1 19 (17.43%) XML
2 17 (15.60%) HTML
2 17 (15.60%) SOAP
3 12 (11.01%) .NET
4 9 (8.26%) JSP
4 9 (8.26%) SailPoint
4 9 (8.26%) Servlets
5 8 (7.34%) LDAP
5 8 (7.34%) Middleware
6 7 (6.42%) .NET Framework
6 7 (6.42%) CSS
7 6 (5.50%) Entity Framework
7 6 (5.50%) LINQ
7 6 (5.50%) XSL
8 5 (4.59%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (4.59%) Spring
9 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.67%) Electron Framework
9 4 (3.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) Linux Command Line
1 8 (7.34%) Mainframe
2 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.83%) DataPower
4 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.92%) CESG
5 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Windows
2 13 (11.93%) Linux
3 11 (10.09%) Unix
4 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.92%) AIX
8 1 (0.92%) HPUX
8 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.12%) Migration
2 44 (40.37%) Data Migration
3 36 (33.03%) Unit Testing
4 29 (26.61%) E-business
5 23 (21.10%) Cash Management
5 23 (21.10%) ERP
6 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.76%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (12.84%) ETL
9 12 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (10.09%) CRM
10 11 (10.09%) DevOps
11 9 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.26%) ITIL
11 9 (8.26%) Web Development
12 8 (7.34%) Data Modelling
12 8 (7.34%) MVC
12 8 (7.34%) Scrum
12 8 (7.34%) SOA
13 7 (6.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (53.21%) PL/SQL
2 36 (33.03%) Shell Script
3 21 (19.27%) Java
4 18 (16.51%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
6 13 (11.93%) Python
6 13 (11.93%) T-SQL
7 11 (10.09%) Perl
8 10 (9.17%) C#
9 9 (8.26%) BeanShell
10 8 (7.34%) Bourne shell
10 8 (7.34%) C
10 8 (7.34%) Korn
11 7 (6.42%) VBScript
12 6 (5.50%) VB
13 4 (3.67%) PHP
14 2 (1.83%) Java 8
14 2 (1.83%) R
15 1 (0.92%) Scala
15 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (66.06%) Security Cleared
2 63 (57.80%) SC Cleared
3 26 (23.85%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.50%) MCAD
5 6 (5.50%) MCITP
5 6 (5.50%) MCPD
6 3 (2.75%) Degree
7 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.92%) CAPM
7 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.92%) MCP
7 1 (0.92%) MCSA
7 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.92%) GDPR
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.34%) RACF
3 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.92%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) BladeLogic
1 4 (3.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (3.67%) SCCM
1 4 (3.67%) WSUS
2 1 (0.92%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.92%) Oozie
2 1 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (65.14%) Oracle
2 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.34%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.42%) SAP
5 5 (4.59%) IBM
6 4 (3.67%) Google
6 4 (3.67%) HP
6 4 (3.67%) Remedy
7 3 (2.75%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.83%) Computacenter
8 2 (1.83%) Pardot
8 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.83%) VMware
8 2 (1.83%) Workday
9 1 (0.92%) BMC
9 1 (0.92%) CommVault
9 1 (0.92%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.92%) McAfee
9 1 (0.92%) Sybase
9 1 (0.92%) Veritas