Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 137 117 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.29% 8.20% 8.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.00% 27.99% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 79 142
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £278 £314
90th Percentile £541 £488 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £393 £400
% change year-on-year -1.27% -1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Reading median hourly rate - £15.31 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.60% -40.70%
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +24.24% +11.86% -40.40%

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 403 418 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.22% 29.29% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 236 392
Reading median daily rate £393 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.73% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £300 £294 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 23
Reading median hourly rate £32.83 £14.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.48% -68.89% -19.14%
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.40 £13.93
90th Percentile £47.50 £25.85 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +29.09% -31.25% +11.11%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
1 37 (27.01%) Oracle
2 34 (24.82%) SQL Server
3 32 (23.36%) C#
3 32 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (21.90%) .NET
5 28 (20.44%) Windows
5 28 (20.44%) Finance
6 24 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (16.06%) Data Analysis
8 21 (15.33%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (15.33%) Active Directory
9 20 (14.60%) Project Management
9 20 (14.60%) Unix
9 20 (14.60%) PowerShell
10 18 (13.14%) JavaScript
10 18 (13.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (12.41%) Java
11 17 (12.41%) ITIL
11 17 (12.41%) Linux
11 17 (12.41%) Security Cleared
12 16 (11.68%) Defect Management
13 15 (10.95%) ETL
13 15 (10.95%) Migration
13 15 (10.95%) Power BI
14 14 (10.22%) XML
15 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET
15 13 (9.49%) SLA
15 13 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 7 (5.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (3.65%) IIS
3 4 (2.92%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.19%) CMS
4 3 (2.19%) SAS
5 2 (1.46%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.46%) WordPress
6 1 (0.73%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.73%) Liferay
6 1 (0.73%) nginx
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.73%) uWSGI
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Sonata
2 8 (5.84%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (1.46%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.46%) Maximo
4 2 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.46%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.84%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.65%) IaaS
4 3 (2.19%) PaaS
5 2 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.73%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.73%) Office 365
6 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) DNS
1 4 (2.92%) Firewall
1 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.19%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.19%) Network Security
2 3 (2.19%) SAN
3 2 (1.46%) DHCP
3 2 (1.46%) LAN
3 2 (1.46%) VPN
3 2 (1.46%) WAN
4 1 (0.73%) CTI
4 1 (0.73%) H.323
4 1 (0.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.73%) PBX
4 1 (0.73%) PSTN
4 1 (0.73%) QSIG
4 1 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.73%) SCCP
4 1 (0.73%) SMS
4 1 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.82%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (10.95%) Power BI
4 13 (9.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (5.84%) MySQL
6 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (4.38%) Big Data
8 6 (4.38%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.38%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.38%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.65%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.92%) HBase
10 4 (2.92%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.92%) HP UFT
1 4 (2.92%) Selenium
1 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.19%) MSI
2 3 (2.19%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.46%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.73%) Gradle
4 1 (0.73%) Hudson
4 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.73%) JMeter
4 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.73%) Maven
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.73%) Toad
General
1 28 (20.44%) Finance
2 5 (3.65%) Marketing
3 3 (2.19%) Banking
3 3 (2.19%) French Language
3 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.46%) Czech Language
4 2 (1.46%) German Language
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (32.85%) Developer
2 32 (23.36%) Analyst
3 16 (11.68%) Consultant
4 11 (8.03%) .NET Developer
4 11 (8.03%) SQL Developer
5 10 (7.30%) Data Analyst
6 8 (5.84%) Administrator
6 8 (5.84%) Architect
6 8 (5.84%) Programmer
7 7 (5.11%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (5.11%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 7 (5.11%) Senior Programmer
7 7 (5.11%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Field Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.65%) DBA
9 5 (3.65%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.90%) .NET
2 14 (10.22%) XML
3 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.30%) AngularJS
4 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (5.11%) .NET Core
5 7 (5.11%) HTML
5 7 (5.11%) React
6 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (3.65%) Web Services
7 4 (2.92%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.92%) JSON
7 4 (2.92%) LINQ
8 3 (2.19%) ADO
8 3 (2.19%) ADO.NET
8 3 (2.19%) CSS
8 3 (2.19%) jQuery
8 3 (2.19%) ODBC
8 3 (2.19%) OLE
8 3 (2.19%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.03%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.11%) Smart Meter
5 6 (4.38%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.65%) Replication
7 4 (2.92%) Clustering
7 4 (2.92%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.46%) PKI
9 2 (1.46%) User Experience
10 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.73%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.73%) IVR
10 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.44%) Windows
2 20 (14.60%) Unix
3 17 (12.41%) Linux
4 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.19%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.73%) Debian
9 1 (0.73%) Solaris
9 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.06%) Data Analysis
3 21 (15.33%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (14.60%) Project Management
5 17 (12.41%) ITIL
6 16 (11.68%) Defect Management
7 15 (10.95%) ETL
7 15 (10.95%) Migration
8 12 (8.76%) DevOps
8 12 (8.76%) Test Automation
9 11 (8.03%) TDD
9 11 (8.03%) Workflow
10 10 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.57%) Microservices
11 9 (6.57%) SDLC
11 9 (6.57%) Service Management
12 8 (5.84%) Data Migration
12 8 (5.84%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.84%) Systems Analysis
13 7 (5.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.36%) C#
2 20 (14.60%) PowerShell
3 18 (13.14%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.41%) Java
5 9 (6.57%) Python
6 8 (5.84%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.84%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.38%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.38%) VBScript
8 5 (3.65%) C++
9 4 (2.92%) AWK
9 4 (2.92%) sed
9 4 (2.92%) VBA
10 3 (2.19%) VB
10 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.46%) R
12 1 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.73%) F#
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.49%) Degree
3 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.11%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.65%) MCITP
7 4 (2.92%) MCTS
8 3 (2.19%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.19%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.46%) MCSD
9 2 (1.46%) MCSE
10 1 (0.73%) APMP
10 1 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.73%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.49%) SLA
2 10 (7.30%) Data Quality
3 7 (5.11%) GDPR
4 4 (2.92%) QA
5 2 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.73%) IFRS
6 1 (0.73%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 21 (15.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.92%) Apache Flume
5 3 (2.19%) HDFS
5 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) SCOM
2 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.92%) MOM
3 4 (2.92%) SCCM
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.19%) Puppet
5 2 (1.46%) Control-M
5 2 (1.46%) Kibana
5 2 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.73%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
1 37 (27.01%) Oracle
2 12 (8.76%) VMware
3 11 (8.03%) HP
4 8 (5.84%) Tableau
5 6 (4.38%) SAP
6 5 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.92%) Cognos
7 4 (2.92%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.92%) Veeam
8 3 (2.19%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.19%) Sybase
9 2 (1.46%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.46%) BMC
9 2 (1.46%) FairCom
9 2 (1.46%) Lumension
9 2 (1.46%) McAfee
9 2 (1.46%) Remedy
9 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.46%) Xamarin