The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 23 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 / Slough
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 3 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8  
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.35% 17.28% 7.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.95% 71.79% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 16
Median daily rate £413 £395 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +35.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Slough with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 42 39 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 30.22% 24.07% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 42
Median daily rate £400 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Slough

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Slough over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Slough

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Slough region with a requirement for SQL.

1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (39.13%) Migration
3 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) DB2
4 6 (26.09%) IBM
5 5 (21.74%) AIX
5 5 (21.74%) SAP
5 5 (21.74%) DB2 UDB
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) ETL
7 3 (13.04%) CRM
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
8 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) NetSuite
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) CallidusCloud
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (26.09%) DB2
4 5 (21.74%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.70%) MS Access
6 2 (8.70%) MySQL
6 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (8.70%) Power BI
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (4.35%) DataStage
7 1 (4.35%) Pentaho
7 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Moq
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) DB2 DBA
2 4 (17.39%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) ETL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) AIX
3 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Data Extraction
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) Use Case
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) KVM
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) Xen
1 2 (8.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) Callidus
6 1 (4.35%) Marketo
6 1 (4.35%) Siebel
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Splunk