Period
to 21 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 135 112 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.12% 8.37% 9.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.22% 28.72% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 79 134
Reading median daily rate £398 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.71% -8.82% +21.43%
10th Percentile £303 £270 £325
90th Percentile £550 £490 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £396 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -1.00% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Reading median hourly rate £12.00 £46.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.91% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £19.66 £14.00
% change year-on-year -59.31% +40.43% -43.68%

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 419 390 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.41% 29.15% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 239 398
Reading median daily rate £396 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £298 £321
90th Percentile £550 £578 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 10
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £17.33 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.11% -61.49% -
10th Percentile £16.86 £12.80 £13.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.50 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +27.91% +53.57% -61.11%

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL.

1 47 (34.81%) Oracle
2 37 (27.41%) Microsoft
3 36 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (22.96%) SQL Server
5 28 (20.74%) Java
5 28 (20.74%) Windows
6 25 (18.52%) Security Cleared
7 24 (17.78%) Project Management
8 23 (17.04%) C#
8 23 (17.04%) .NET
8 23 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 23 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (16.30%) Finance
10 21 (15.56%) Unix
11 20 (14.81%) Linux
12 18 (13.33%) JavaScript
12 18 (13.33%) T-SQL
12 18 (13.33%) Migration
12 18 (13.33%) Power BI
12 18 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (11.85%) Test Automation
13 16 (11.85%) SC Cleared
13 16 (11.85%) HP
13 16 (11.85%) VMware
14 14 (10.37%) TDD
14 14 (10.37%) Data Analysis
15 13 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (9.63%) DevOps
16 12 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API

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 6 (4.44%) CMS
1 6 (4.44%) WordPress
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.96%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.22%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.48%) SAS
6 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.74%) Liferay
6 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.74%) nginx
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.74%) uWSGI
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.48%) SPSS
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Sonata
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.96%) Infor M3
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (2.96%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.74%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.74%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.19%) PaaS
3 6 (4.44%) Office 365
4 4 (2.96%) IaaS
5 2 (1.48%) Serverless
6 1 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.74%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.74%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.74%) GitHub
6 1 (0.74%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) Firewall
2 4 (2.96%) VPN
3 3 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.74%) IPsec
4 1 (0.74%) LAN
4 1 (0.74%) SMS
4 1 (0.74%) SNMP
4 1 (0.74%) SSL
4 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.74%) VLAN
4 1 (0.74%) WAN
4 1 (0.74%) Wireless
4 1 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.96%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.33%) Power BI
3 13 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (7.41%) Big Data
5 10 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (5.19%) Apache Hive
8 7 (5.19%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (4.44%) HBase
10 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.96%) Impala
11 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.96%) Redis
11 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 7 (5.19%) Selenium
3 6 (4.44%) HP UFT
4 5 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.96%) JIRA
5 4 (2.96%) MSI
6 3 (2.22%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.48%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.48%) Toad
7 2 (1.48%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.74%) JMeter
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.74%) Protractor
8 1 (0.74%) PVCS
8 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (16.30%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Marketing
3 5 (3.70%) French Language
4 4 (2.96%) German Language
5 2 (1.48%) Czech Language
5 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (34.81%) Developer
2 27 (20.00%) Analyst
3 14 (10.37%) SQL Developer
4 13 (9.63%) Consultant
4 13 (9.63%) Test Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.67%) Administrator
5 9 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.93%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Integration Analyst
7 7 (5.19%) Integration Test Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (4.44%) C++ Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Architect
9 5 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.04%) .NET
2 12 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 10 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.93%) XML
5 7 (5.19%) .NET Core
5 7 (5.19%) React
6 5 (3.70%) HTML
7 4 (2.96%) jQuery
8 3 (2.22%) CSS
8 3 (2.22%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.22%) JSON
8 3 (2.22%) Web Services
9 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.48%) Angular 2
9 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.48%) J2EE
9 2 (1.48%) Middleware
9 2 (1.48%) SAML
9 2 (1.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (6.67%) Replication
3 8 (5.93%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.19%) Smart Meter
5 6 (4.44%) Clustering
5 6 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.70%) User Experience
7 4 (2.96%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.74%) Windows
2 21 (15.56%) Unix
3 20 (14.81%) Linux
4 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.96%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.48%) VMS
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.74%) Android
8 1 (0.74%) Debian
8 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.74%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.74%) Solaris
8 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.78%) Project Management
3 22 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (13.33%) Migration
4 18 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (11.85%) Test Automation
6 14 (10.37%) Data Analysis
6 14 (10.37%) TDD
7 13 (9.63%) DevOps
8 12 (8.89%) Defect Management
8 12 (8.89%) Microservices
8 12 (8.89%) Test Scripting
9 10 (7.41%) Analytics
10 9 (6.67%) Integration Testing
10 9 (6.67%) Workflow
11 8 (5.93%) CRM
11 8 (5.93%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.93%) Multithreading
11 8 (5.93%) Scrum
11 8 (5.93%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.74%) Java
2 23 (17.04%) C#
3 18 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.15%) PL/SQL
4 11 (8.15%) PowerShell
4 11 (8.15%) Python
5 10 (7.41%) C
5 10 (7.41%) C++
6 8 (5.93%) VBScript
7 5 (3.70%) VBA
8 3 (2.22%) VB
9 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.48%) F#
9 2 (1.48%) Java 8
9 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.48%) PHP
9 2 (1.48%) R
10 1 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.85%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.41%) Degree
4 9 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) APMP
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.74%) MCITP
6 1 (0.74%) MCPD
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.44%) Apache Flume
3 6 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.96%) HDFS
4 4 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.74%) Docker
5 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) SCCM
2 6 (4.44%) SCOM
3 4 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (2.96%) Puppet
4 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.48%) Kibana
5 2 (1.48%) MOM
6 1 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 47 (34.81%) Oracle
2 37 (27.41%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.85%) HP
3 16 (11.85%) VMware
4 9 (6.67%) FNZ
5 8 (5.93%) AppDynamics
6 6 (4.44%) Tableau
7 5 (3.70%) Citrix
7 5 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.70%) Veeam
8 4 (2.96%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.96%) SAP
9 3 (2.22%) Capita
9 3 (2.22%) Lumension
9 3 (2.22%) McAfee
10 2 (1.48%) CyberArk
10 2 (1.48%) Informatica
10 2 (1.48%) Talend
10 2 (1.48%) Vertica
10 2 (1.48%) Xamarin