Period
to 23 February 2018

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 6 months to 23 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 > Slough
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 25 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.33% 12.07% 6.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.47% 35.35% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 24
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.44% +10.38%
10th Percentile £293 £281 £250
90th Percentile £475 £456 £451
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £389 £400
% change year-on-year -0.32% -2.81% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £19.63 £14.75
% change year-on-year -59.24% +33.05% -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 Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 77 99 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 31.82% 34.14% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 69 83
Slough median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £250
90th Percentile £513 £460 £448
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.53% +30.77%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £19.05
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £158.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £28.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +23.48% -28.13% +11.11%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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 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 Slough region with a requirement for SQL.

1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
3 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 7 (28.00%) C#
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (28.00%) Logistics
5 7 (28.00%) MVC
5 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (28.00%) QA
5 7 (28.00%) jQuery
5 7 (28.00%) HTML5
5 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
5 7 (28.00%) CSS3
5 7 (28.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (24.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) Unix
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) SaaS
3 2 (8.00%) iPaaS
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365
4 1 (4.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) VLAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (8.00%) MySQL
7 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (4.00%) DB2
7 1 (4.00%) OLTP
7 1 (4.00%) Power BI
7 1 (4.00%) QlikView
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.00%) MorphX
General
1 1 (4.00%) Back Office
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (24.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) CSS3
3 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
3 7 (28.00%) HTML5
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
4 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) REST
5 4 (16.00%) XML
6 3 (12.00%) J2EE
7 2 (8.00%) EJB
7 2 (8.00%) JSP
7 2 (8.00%) Servlets
7 2 (8.00%) SOAP
7 2 (8.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.00%) HPUX
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) TDD
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) Logistics
3 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VBScript
6 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (4.00%) SOQL
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) XenApp
1 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) Epicor
3 2 (8.00%) Jitterbit
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.00%) Polycom
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com