The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 16 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 87 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.86% 8.62% 9.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.98% 30.21% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 62 51
Median daily rate £388 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -20.00%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 189 288 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.12% 28.54% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 189 214
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Reading

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Reading

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Reading over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Reading

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Reading

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Reading over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Reading

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL.

1 40 (32.79%) SQL Server
1 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.05%) C#
2 33 (27.05%) Java
3 31 (25.41%) .NET
4 27 (22.13%) Oracle
4 27 (22.13%) Finance
5 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
6 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
7 20 (16.39%) JavaScript
7 20 (16.39%) PL/SQL
8 15 (12.30%) SC Cleared
9 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
10 13 (10.66%) ETL
10 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (10.66%) T-SQL
10 13 (10.66%) MVC
10 13 (10.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (10.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (9.84%) Spring
12 11 (9.02%) Unit Testing
12 11 (9.02%) Data Protection
13 10 (8.20%) Apex Code
13 10 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (8.20%) Scrum
13 10 (8.20%) HTML
13 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
13 10 (8.20%) CSS
13 10 (8.20%) Web Services
13 10 (8.20%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.74%) JBoss
3 5 (4.10%) Apache
4 4 (3.28%) ColdFusion
4 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.46%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.46%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.46%) Confluence
5 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.46%) SAS
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (1.64%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.82%) CMS
7 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.10%) Maximo
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.64%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.82%) HFM
4 1 (0.82%) Sonata
4 1 (0.82%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) Internet
1 5 (4.10%) RFID
2 4 (3.28%) Firewall
2 4 (3.28%) VoIP
3 2 (1.64%) 2G
3 2 (1.64%) 3G
3 2 (1.64%) 4G
3 2 (1.64%) ATM
3 2 (1.64%) Broadband
3 2 (1.64%) DSLAM
3 2 (1.64%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.64%) LTE
3 2 (1.64%) PBX
3 2 (1.64%) PPP
3 2 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.64%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.64%) VPN
3 2 (1.64%) xDSL
4 1 (0.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.66%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (10.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (4.10%) Apache Hive
6 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.28%) Big Data
7 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.28%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.46%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.46%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.46%) OrientDB
8 3 (2.46%) Power BI
8 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.74%) JUnit
2 7 (5.74%) Maven
2 7 (5.74%) SoapUI
2 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.92%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.92%) JIRA
4 5 (4.10%) Selenium
5 3 (2.46%) JMeter
5 3 (2.46%) MSTest
5 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.46%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.64%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.64%) Bower
6 2 (1.64%) Grunt
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.82%) Xcode
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.46%) Legal
3 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.46%) Marketing
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (54.10%) Developer
2 26 (21.31%) SQL Developer
3 19 (15.57%) .NET Developer
4 17 (13.93%) C# Developer
5 15 (12.30%) Analyst
6 14 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.20%) Salesforce Developer
8 7 (5.74%) DBA
8 7 (5.74%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.74%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Mobile Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.92%) SQL DBA
10 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Maximo Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.41%) .NET
2 12 (9.84%) Spring
3 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
3 10 (8.20%) CSS
3 10 (8.20%) HTML
3 10 (8.20%) Web Services
3 10 (8.20%) XML
4 8 (6.56%) jQuery
5 7 (5.74%) SOAP
6 6 (4.92%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.92%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.92%) REST
7 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (4.10%) JSON
7 5 (4.10%) WCF
8 4 (3.28%) CSS3
8 4 (3.28%) HTML5
9 3 (2.46%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.46%) Kafka
9 3 (2.46%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.28%) Replication
3 3 (2.46%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (2.46%) Wiki
4 2 (1.64%) Clustering
4 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.82%) AS400
5 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Unix
3 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.28%) Linux
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.46%) Android
5 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.64%) Solaris
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (10.66%) ETL
2 13 (10.66%) MVC
3 11 (9.02%) Data Protection
3 11 (9.02%) Unit Testing
4 10 (8.20%) Scrum
5 9 (7.38%) Data Analysis
5 9 (7.38%) SDLC
6 8 (6.56%) Defect Management
6 8 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (6.56%) Waterfall
7 7 (5.74%) CRM
7 7 (5.74%) SOA
8 6 (4.92%) ITIL
8 6 (4.92%) Migration
8 6 (4.92%) Mobile Development
9 5 (4.10%) Mobile First
9 5 (4.10%) Push Notifications
9 5 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.05%) C#
1 33 (27.05%) Java
2 20 (16.39%) JavaScript
2 20 (16.39%) PL/SQL
3 13 (10.66%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.20%) Apex Code
5 8 (6.56%) C
6 5 (4.10%) Scala
7 3 (2.46%) Python
7 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.64%) C++
8 2 (1.64%) Perl
8 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.64%) VB
9 1 (0.82%) Delphi
9 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.30%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.38%) Degree
4 6 (4.92%) CCNA
4 6 (4.92%) CCNP
4 6 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.92%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.28%) HNC
5 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.46%) MCITP
7 2 (1.64%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (1.64%) CCVP
7 2 (1.64%) HND
7 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.64%) SCSA
8 1 (0.82%) CCIE
8 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.28%) SLA
3 3 (2.46%) GDPR
3 3 (2.46%) IFRS
3 3 (2.46%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.64%) QA
5 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco CME
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.82%) Ansible
3 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (22.13%) Oracle
2 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.20%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (5.74%) HP
5 6 (4.92%) SAP
6 5 (4.10%) IBM
7 3 (2.46%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.46%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.46%) VMware
8 2 (1.64%) Capita
8 2 (1.64%) Cisco
8 2 (1.64%) Huawei
8 2 (1.64%) Nortel
8 2 (1.64%) Serena
8 2 (1.64%) Sun
8 2 (1.64%) Veritas
9 1 (0.82%) Avaya
9 1 (0.82%) Epicor
9 1 (0.82%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
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