Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 16 10
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 147 112 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.53% 7.61% 8.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.21% 27.65% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 68 145
Reading median daily rate £400 £398 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +3.38% -6.10%
10th Percentile £306 £304 £275
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Reading median hourly rate £11.50 £19.63 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.40% -40.53% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.51 £31.40
90th Percentile £19.57 £55.14 £34.20
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.49 £19.63 £33.00
% change year-on-year -10.88% -40.53% +112.90%

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 406 405 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.84% 27.51% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 204 390
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 £25.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.72% -40.12% +119.74%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.70 £13.31
90th Percentile £45.93 £50.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -13.51% +13.85%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 21 November 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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL.

1 51 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
3 35 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (22.45%) C#
4 33 (22.45%) .NET
5 32 (21.77%) Oracle
6 30 (20.41%) Windows
7 26 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (17.01%) Finance
8 25 (17.01%) Data Analysis
9 22 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (14.29%) ETL
10 21 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (13.61%) Unix
11 20 (13.61%) XML
11 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
12 19 (12.93%) PowerShell
13 18 (12.24%) ITIL
14 17 (11.56%) HTML
14 17 (11.56%) Active Directory
14 17 (11.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (10.88%) Defect Management
15 16 (10.88%) SLA
15 16 (10.88%) ASP.NET
16 15 (10.20%) Project Management
16 15 (10.20%) Degree
17 14 (9.52%) IIS
17 14 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (9.52%) MVC

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 14 (9.52%) IIS
2 9 (6.12%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.04%) Apache
5 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.36%) SAS
5 2 (1.36%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Oracle BPM
1 10 (6.80%) Sonata
2 4 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.36%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.36%) Maximo
3 2 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.36%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.68%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.40%) IaaS
5 2 (1.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.68%) Office 365
6 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.68%) SaaS
6 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.08%) DNS
2 4 (2.72%) DHCP
2 4 (2.72%) Internet
2 4 (2.72%) LAN
2 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.04%) iSCSI
3 3 (2.04%) Network Security
4 2 (1.36%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.36%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (1.36%) Firewall
4 2 (1.36%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (1.36%) VPN
4 2 (1.36%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) CTI
5 1 (0.68%) H.323
5 1 (0.68%) QSIG
5 1 (0.68%) SAN
5 1 (0.68%) SCCP
5 1 (0.68%) SSL
5 1 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (11.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.80%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (6.12%) MySQL
8 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (5.44%) Power BI
9 7 (4.76%) Relational Database
10 6 (4.08%) MongoDB
11 5 (3.40%) Datazen
11 5 (3.40%) OLAP
11 5 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.40%) RDBMS
11 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.72%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.04%) Selenium
4 3 (2.04%) Toad
5 2 (1.36%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.68%) Gradle
6 1 (0.68%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.68%) Hudson
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) JMeter
6 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.68%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (17.01%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Publishing
3 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.72%) Marketing
5 3 (2.04%) Billing
6 2 (1.36%) Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (34.69%) Developer
2 29 (19.73%) Analyst
3 18 (12.24%) SQL Developer
4 17 (11.56%) Consultant
5 12 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 10 (6.80%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.12%) Analyst Programmer
7 9 (6.12%) Architect
7 9 (6.12%) Data Analyst
7 9 (6.12%) Programmer
7 9 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (6.12%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 9 (6.12%) Senior Programmer
8 7 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Azure Consultant
9 6 (4.08%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.08%) SQL BI Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Data Modeller
10 5 (3.40%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.45%) .NET
2 20 (13.61%) XML
3 17 (11.56%) HTML
4 16 (10.88%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.44%) .NET Framework
5 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (4.08%) CSS
6 6 (4.08%) Web Services
7 5 (3.40%) ADO
7 5 (3.40%) ADO.NET
7 5 (3.40%) ODBC
7 5 (3.40%) OLE
7 5 (3.40%) OLE DB
8 4 (2.72%) JSON
8 4 (2.72%) LINQ
8 4 (2.72%) MDX
8 4 (2.72%) RESTful
8 4 (2.72%) Spring
9 3 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.44%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.40%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.40%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.36%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.36%) IVR
6 2 (1.36%) Life Science
6 2 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.36%) NHS
6 2 (1.36%) PKI
6 2 (1.36%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.68%) RIA
7 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.41%) Windows
2 20 (13.61%) Unix
3 7 (4.76%) Linux
3 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.01%) Data Analysis
2 22 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (14.29%) ETL
4 18 (12.24%) ITIL
5 16 (10.88%) Defect Management
6 15 (10.20%) Project Management
7 14 (9.52%) Migration
7 14 (9.52%) MVC
8 13 (8.84%) Data Modelling
9 12 (8.16%) Test Automation
9 12 (8.16%) Workflow
10 11 (7.48%) Service Management
10 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.80%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (6.12%) CRM
12 9 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
12 9 (6.12%) Data Protection
12 9 (6.12%) SDLC
13 8 (5.44%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.45%) C#
2 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.93%) PowerShell
4 12 (8.16%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.12%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.44%) Java
7 7 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.08%) C++
9 4 (2.72%) AWK
9 4 (2.72%) PHP
9 4 (2.72%) Python
9 4 (2.72%) sed
10 3 (2.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.04%) VB
10 3 (2.04%) VBScript
11 2 (1.36%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.36%) VBA
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (10.20%) Degree
2 11 (7.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.72%) MCITP
5 4 (2.72%) MCTS
6 3 (2.04%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (2.04%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.36%) ISEB
7 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.36%) MCSD
7 2 (1.36%) MCSE
7 2 (1.36%) VCP6
7 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) HNC
8 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) SLA
2 9 (6.12%) Data Quality
3 6 (4.08%) GDPR
4 3 (2.04%) QA
5 2 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.68%) IFRS
6 1 (0.68%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (11.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.44%) BitLocker
3 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.68%) Docker
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (3.40%) SCOM
2 2 (1.36%) Control-M
2 2 (1.36%) MOM
2 2 (1.36%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.77%) Oracle
3 12 (8.16%) Tableau
4 10 (6.80%) HP
4 10 (6.80%) VMware
5 9 (6.12%) SAP
6 5 (3.40%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.40%) Sybase
7 4 (2.72%) Cognos
7 4 (2.72%) Samsung
8 3 (2.04%) Remedy
8 3 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.04%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.36%) BMC
9 2 (1.36%) Callidus
9 2 (1.36%) Cisco
9 2 (1.36%) FairCom
9 2 (1.36%) Sun
9 2 (1.36%) Veeam
9 2 (1.36%) Xamarin