Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 16 July 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 4 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 123 86 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 13.18% 13.50% 9.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.89% 35.83% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 57 44
Swindon median daily rate £450 £435 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +17.57% +5.71%
10th Percentile £306 £310 £257
90th Percentile £613 £538 £492
Wiltshire median daily rate £445 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +4.71% +13.33% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -61.11% +14.65% +42.73%

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 Swindon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 374 240 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 40.09% 37.68% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 169 174
Swindon median daily rate £463 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +25.00% +5.11%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £264
90th Percentile £669 £600 £488
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Swindon median hourly rate £23.75 £50.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.50% -4.76% +176.32%
10th Percentile £19.83 £50.00 £48.00
90th Percentile £48.13 £50.00 £57.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.88% +2.67%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Swindon

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Swindon

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Swindon over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Swindon

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Swindon region with a requirement for SQL.

1 50 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (38.21%) Finance
3 43 (34.96%) SQL Server
4 36 (29.27%) C#
5 31 (25.20%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (24.39%) .NET
7 27 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (21.95%) Scrum
8 24 (19.51%) Docker
8 24 (19.51%) Kubernetes
9 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 19 (15.45%) REST
10 19 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (14.63%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (14.63%) Redux
11 18 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (14.63%) HTML
11 18 (14.63%) CSS
12 17 (13.82%) Oracle
12 17 (13.82%) Java
12 17 (13.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (13.01%) .NET Framework
13 16 (13.01%) Banking
13 16 (13.01%) JavaScript
13 16 (13.01%) Microservices
14 15 (12.20%) .NET Core
14 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (12.20%) NoSQL
14 15 (12.20%) Web Services

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.25%) Apache
4 3 (2.44%) IIS
4 3 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.63%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) Liferay
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) BASE24
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.20%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.76%) Power Platform
4 5 (4.07%) Office 365
5 4 (3.25%) Apigee
6 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.44%) GitHub
7 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.81%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.81%) PaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) Internet
1 5 (4.07%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.63%) LAN
2 2 (1.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (0.81%) Intranet
3 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.96%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.63%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (13.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (12.20%) NoSQL
5 13 (10.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (9.76%) Power BI
7 9 (7.32%) MySQL
8 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.25%) MS Access
11 4 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
12 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.69%) JIRA
2 7 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.07%) Selenium
4 4 (3.25%) Ant
4 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.25%) ERwin
4 4 (3.25%) JUnit
4 4 (3.25%) Maven
4 4 (3.25%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.44%) Robomongo
5 3 (2.44%) Subversion
5 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.63%) JBehave
6 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 1 (0.81%) PeopleTools
General
1 47 (38.21%) Finance
2 16 (13.01%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (31.71%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) Analyst
3 16 (13.01%) Architect
4 10 (8.13%) .NET Architect
4 10 (8.13%) Data Analyst
5 9 (7.32%) Administrator
5 9 (7.32%) Consultant
5 9 (7.32%) Test Analyst
6 8 (6.50%) DBA
6 8 (6.50%) Digital Architect
6 8 (6.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.88%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.07%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.07%) BASE24 Developer
8 5 (4.07%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Data Modeller
9 4 (3.25%) Lead C# Developer
9 4 (3.25%) React Developer
9 4 (3.25%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.39%) .NET
2 19 (15.45%) REST
3 18 (14.63%) CSS
3 18 (14.63%) HTML
3 18 (14.63%) Redux
4 16 (13.01%) .NET Framework
5 15 (12.20%) .NET Core
5 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (12.20%) Web Services
6 12 (9.76%) XML
7 8 (6.50%) React
7 8 (6.50%) Spring
8 7 (5.69%) WebSockets
9 6 (4.88%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.07%) HTML5
11 4 (3.25%) CSS3
11 4 (3.25%) Kafka
11 4 (3.25%) SOAP
11 4 (3.25%) XML Schema
12 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.07%) SWIFT
2 5 (4.07%) Tandem
3 3 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.63%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.63%) NHS
4 2 (1.63%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.57%) Windows
2 9 (7.32%) Linux
3 5 (4.07%) Unix
4 4 (3.25%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.63%) Solaris
6 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.81%) AIX
7 1 (0.81%) Debian
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.95%) Scrum
2 27 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (13.01%) Microservices
4 14 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (11.38%) DevOps
4 14 (11.38%) ETL
5 12 (9.76%) Data Modelling
5 12 (9.76%) SDLC
6 9 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (6.50%) Visualisation
8 7 (5.69%) OO
9 6 (4.88%) Analytics
9 6 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.88%) Migration
9 6 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (4.88%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.07%) Data Transformation
10 5 (4.07%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.27%) C#
2 17 (13.82%) Java
3 16 (13.01%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.32%) VB
5 7 (5.69%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.69%) Python
6 6 (4.88%) C
7 4 (3.25%) ANSI SQL
7 4 (3.25%) C++
7 4 (3.25%) PHP
8 3 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (2.44%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.63%) Java 8
9 2 (1.63%) R
9 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.63%) VBA
10 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.81%) Tcl
10 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Degree
1 9 (7.32%) ISEB
2 7 (5.69%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.44%) MCSA
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.81%) CEH
6 1 (0.81%) CISM
6 1 (0.81%) CISSP
6 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.81%) RHCE
6 1 (0.81%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 24 (19.51%) Docker
2 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (19.51%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.25%) Ansible
2 4 (3.25%) QRadar
3 3 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.44%) Puppet
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.81%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.82%) Oracle
3 5 (4.07%) Cisco
3 5 (4.07%) VMware
4 4 (3.25%) FireEye
4 4 (3.25%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.44%) Tableau
5 3 (2.44%) Teradata
6 2 (1.63%) Citrix
6 2 (1.63%) Informatica
6 2 (1.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.81%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.81%) Cramer
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.81%) ParAccel
7 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.81%) Symantec
7 1 (0.81%) Vertica