Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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 > Slough
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 57 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.90% 18.10% 9.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.65% 52.29% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 48
Slough median daily rate £400 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +5.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £308 £279 £239
90th Percentile £525 £450 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
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 Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 101 109 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 34.35% 34.60% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 71 92
Slough median daily rate £400 £330 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +0.76% -0.76%
10th Percentile £304 £290 £250
90th Percentile £538 £450 £467
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +5.48% +12.31%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £18.75
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.25 £41.45
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 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 22 November 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 22 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 Slough region with a requirement for SQL.

1 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
3 11 (31.43%) HTML
4 10 (28.57%) Windows
5 9 (25.71%) Linux
5 9 (25.71%) CSS
5 9 (25.71%) Java
5 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
5 9 (25.71%) jQuery
5 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
6 7 (20.00%) CSS3
6 7 (20.00%) TDD
6 7 (20.00%) Oracle
7 6 (17.14%) MySQL
7 6 (17.14%) .NET
7 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
7 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
7 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
7 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (17.14%) Pentaho
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
8 5 (14.29%) HTML5
8 5 (14.29%) VMware
8 5 (14.29%) Degree
8 5 (14.29%) MDX
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.29%) C#
9 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL

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 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.71%) Confluence
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) Intranet
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) VLAN
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
3 6 (17.14%) MySQL
3 6 (17.14%) Pentaho
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Big Data
4 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (8.57%) DB2
5 3 (8.57%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.71%) MonetDB
6 2 (5.71%) OLAP
6 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
3 5 (14.29%) DBA
4 4 (11.43%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.57%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Dashboard Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) CSS
2 9 (25.71%) jQuery
3 7 (20.00%) CSS3
4 6 (17.14%) .NET
4 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
5 5 (14.29%) HTML5
5 5 (14.29%) MDX
6 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.71%) JSF
8 2 (5.71%) LAMP
8 2 (5.71%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (5.71%) MSMQ
8 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (5.71%) REST
8 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (5.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.57%) AIX
6 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.71%) HPUX
6 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.00%) TDD
3 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.43%) Logistics
4 4 (11.43%) MVC
4 4 (11.43%) OO
4 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Data Governance
5 3 (8.57%) ETL
5 3 (8.57%) High Availability
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) SOA
6 2 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.71%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
4 5 (14.29%) C#
5 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.86%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) SOQL
7 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) KVM
2 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.71%) Xen
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
2 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Ansible
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) Nagios
2 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Apple
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.71%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) DataFlux
5 1 (2.86%) Datanomic
5 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.86%) Polycom
5 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk
5 1 (2.86%) Trillium