Period
to 10 December 2019

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 10 December 2019 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 33 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 12.41% 15.10% 12.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.21% 42.74% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 24
Slough median daily rate £425 £494 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.92% +23.44% +18.52%
10th Percentile £350 £320 £311
90th Percentile £588 £550 £519
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Slough median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £44.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year +62.92% +154.58% +58.91%

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 73 124 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 27.44% 35.33% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 83 67
Slough median daily rate £476 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% - +19.85%
10th Percentile £339 £225 £310
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Slough median hourly rate - £15.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.41% +6.49%
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £44.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +62.92% +34.85% +2.33%

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 10 December 2019.

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 10 December 2019, 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 18 (54.55%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) .NET
3 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.21%) HTML5
6 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (21.21%) HTML
6 7 (21.21%) CSS
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.21%) JIRA
7 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.18%) TDD
7 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 6 (18.18%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) Java
8 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.15%) Windows
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
8 5 (15.15%) RESTful
8 5 (15.15%) Azure
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Confluence
8 5 (15.15%) Analytics
8 5 (15.15%) Microservices
9 4 (12.12%) TypeScript
9 4 (12.12%) Sass
9 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Automation

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 5 (15.15%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) FileZilla
2 1 (3.03%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Retail
1 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Azure
2 2 (6.06%) GitHub
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) AWS
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.03%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) 802.15
2 1 (3.03%) BGP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) IPv6
2 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.03%) MPLS
2 1 (3.03%) NAS
2 1 (3.03%) SNMP
2 1 (3.03%) VLAN
2 1 (3.03%) VXLAN
2 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.03%) HDInsight
5 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.03%) MS Access
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.03%) Power BI
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) JMeter
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.03%) JProfiler
4 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.03%) XMLSpy
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) SAS Data Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Tableau Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer - Fintech
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.21%) CSS
3 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 7 (21.21%) HTML5
4 6 (18.18%) Web Services
5 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (15.15%) RESTful
6 4 (12.12%) JSON
6 4 (12.12%) Sass
7 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.09%) CSS3
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Core
8 2 (6.06%) LDAP
8 2 (6.06%) Node.js
8 2 (6.06%) SOAP
9 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (3.03%) Middleware
9 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) DataPower
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 6 (18.18%) TDD
3 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.15%) Analytics
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) Microservices
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Automation
6 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
6 3 (9.09%) Data Management
6 3 (9.09%) ETL
6 3 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) OOD
6 3 (9.09%) Project Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) C#
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) TypeScript
4 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
1 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) BIND 9
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) KVM
1 1 (3.03%) NFS
1 1 (3.03%) Postfix
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP ALM
2 2 (6.06%) Netcool
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.03%) Kibana
3 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Tableau
4 2 (6.06%) Automation Anywhere
4 2 (6.06%) Blue Prism
4 2 (6.06%) CA
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) BMC
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Delphix
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Mirantis
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Vitria