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 28 June 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 50 83 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.67% 9.46% 9.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.65% 31.32% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 58
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £344 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.08 £35.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.92% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 158 265 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.38% 30.22% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 161 154
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.08 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.88% -77.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.24 £9.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 43 (42.57%) SQL Server
2 26 (25.74%) C#
2 26 (25.74%) Finance
3 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
4 24 (23.76%) Java
5 23 (22.77%) .NET
6 20 (19.80%) JavaScript
7 18 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
9 15 (14.85%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (13.86%) ETL
10 14 (13.86%) MVC
11 13 (12.87%) HP
11 13 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (12.87%) CRM
11 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (12.87%) Degree
11 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
12 12 (11.88%) Oracle
13 11 (10.89%) Telecoms
13 11 (10.89%) C
13 11 (10.89%) Windows
14 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET
14 10 (9.90%) PL/SQL
14 10 (9.90%) T-SQL
14 10 (9.90%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (8.91%) Spring
15 9 (8.91%) VMware
15 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio

SQL
Co-occurring 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 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.93%) Apache
3 6 (5.94%) JBoss
4 5 (4.95%) SAS
5 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.98%) IIS
7 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.99%) CMS
8 1 (0.99%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.99%) Confluence
8 1 (0.99%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.95%) Maximo
3 2 (1.98%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.99%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) Internet
2 5 (4.95%) RFID
3 4 (3.96%) 3GPP
3 4 (3.96%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (3.96%) Firewall
3 4 (3.96%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (1.98%) 2G
4 2 (1.98%) 3G
4 2 (1.98%) 4G
4 2 (1.98%) DHCP
4 2 (1.98%) DNS
4 2 (1.98%) LAN
4 2 (1.98%) LTE
4 2 (1.98%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.99%) HTTP
5 1 (0.99%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.99%) SSL
5 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (42.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.85%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.94%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.96%) OLAP
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.97%) Power BI
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.98%) Big Data
8 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.94%) JMeter
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.96%) JIRA
4 4 (3.96%) LoadRunner
4 4 (3.96%) Selenium
4 4 (3.96%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.98%) Maven
6 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.99%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.99%) JUnit
7 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Billing
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Electronics
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (47.52%) Developer
2 19 (18.81%) SQL Developer
3 12 (11.88%) Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.93%) C# Developer
5 7 (6.93%) Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Maximo Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Tester
8 4 (3.96%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) DBA
8 4 (3.96%) Java Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.77%) .NET
2 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.91%) Spring
4 7 (6.93%) XML
5 6 (5.94%) HTML
5 6 (5.94%) J2EE
5 6 (5.94%) Web Services
6 5 (4.95%) CSS
6 5 (4.95%) REST
7 4 (3.96%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.96%) JSON
7 4 (3.96%) JSP
7 4 (3.96%) RESTful
7 4 (3.96%) SOAP
8 3 (2.97%) jQuery
9 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.98%) Java EE
9 2 (1.98%) MDX
9 2 (1.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.98%) Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) NHS
4 2 (1.98%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) AS400
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.99%) IVR
5 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) Windows
2 8 (7.92%) Linux
2 8 (7.92%) Unix
3 5 (4.95%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.86%) ETL
2 14 (13.86%) MVC
3 13 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (12.87%) CRM
4 9 (8.91%) Defect Management
5 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis
5 8 (7.92%) Data Protection
5 8 (7.92%) Kimball Methodology
5 8 (7.92%) Migration
5 8 (7.92%) SDLC
6 7 (6.93%) Test Automation
7 6 (5.94%) ITIL
7 6 (5.94%) Open Source
7 6 (5.94%) SOA
8 5 (4.95%) Mathematics
8 5 (4.95%) Performance Testing
8 5 (4.95%) Scrum
8 5 (4.95%) Software Testing
8 5 (4.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.74%) C#
2 24 (23.76%) Java
3 20 (19.80%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.89%) C
5 10 (9.90%) PL/SQL
5 10 (9.90%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.93%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.96%) Scala
7 4 (3.96%) VB
8 3 (2.97%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.98%) Perl
9 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.99%) C++
10 1 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.99%) Delphi
10 1 (0.99%) Java 9
10 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.87%) Degree
3 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.94%) HNC
5 2 (1.98%) CCNA
5 2 (1.98%) CCNP
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.98%) HND
5 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.98%) VCP6
5 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) MCSA
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.99%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.97%) GDPR
2 3 (2.97%) SLA
3 2 (1.98%) IFRS
3 2 (1.98%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.99%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.97%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.99%) Kibana
3 1 (0.99%) logstash
3 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.99%) Packer
3 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) HP
3 12 (11.88%) Oracle
4 9 (8.91%) VMware
5 6 (5.94%) SAP
5 6 (5.94%) Serena
6 5 (4.95%) IBM
7 4 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.98%) Citrix
8 2 (1.98%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.98%) Tableau
8 2 (1.98%) Veeam
9 1 (0.99%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.99%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.99%) GENBAND
9 1 (0.99%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.99%) Lumension
9 1 (0.99%) RedGate
9 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.99%) Varonis
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