Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 124 88 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 13.15% 13.46% 13.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.99% 38.60% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 69 68
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +7.74%
10th Percentile £313 £322 £313
90th Percentile £638 £500 £513
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Swindon median hourly rate - £27.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.95% +90.91%
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year - -12.70% +50.00%

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 318 228 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 33.72% 34.86% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 179 176
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
90th Percentile £678 £663 £513
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Swindon median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% +30.95% -35.38%
10th Percentile £41.63 £26.25 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £31.15 £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +55.93% -26.25% +23.08%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 45 (36.29%) Finance
2 39 (31.45%) Unix
3 34 (27.42%) SQL Server
4 33 (26.61%) Big Data
5 31 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (22.58%) .NET
7 25 (20.16%) Linux
8 24 (19.35%) Python
8 24 (19.35%) Relational Database
9 23 (18.55%) Data Architecture
10 22 (17.74%) R
10 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (17.74%) Statistical Analysis
10 22 (17.74%) Scrum
10 22 (17.74%) Teradata
10 22 (17.74%) C#
10 22 (17.74%) Experimental Design
10 22 (17.74%) Data Science
11 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
12 17 (13.71%) JavaScript
12 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (13.71%) .NET Core
13 15 (12.10%) Oracle
13 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
13 15 (12.10%) Banking
13 15 (12.10%) Docker
13 15 (12.10%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (11.29%) Kubernetes
14 14 (11.29%) Redux

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 14 (11.29%) SAS
2 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.23%) CICS
2 4 (3.23%) IIS
2 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.06%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (5.65%) Azure Functions
3 7 (5.65%) Serverless
4 6 (4.84%) Apigee
5 2 (1.61%) Office 365
6 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 33 (26.61%) Big Data
3 24 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 14 (11.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 13 (10.48%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (10.48%) Base SAS
6 10 (8.06%) Apache Hive
6 10 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.65%) Power BI
7 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (4.03%) DB2
10 4 (3.23%) MySQL
11 3 (2.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.84%) Selenium
3 5 (4.03%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (4.03%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.42%) JIRA
5 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.81%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.81%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (36.29%) Finance
2 15 (12.10%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Legal
3 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.61%) Automotive
4 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (41.13%) Developer
2 24 (19.35%) Administrator
3 16 (12.90%) Architect
4 14 (11.29%) SAS Developer
5 8 (6.45%) Consultant
6 7 (5.65%) .NET Architect
6 7 (5.65%) Systems Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Automation Consultant
8 5 (4.03%) QA Consultant
9 4 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.23%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 4 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.23%) DBA
9 4 (3.23%) Digital Architect
9 4 (3.23%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Server Support
9 4 (3.23%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.58%) .NET
2 17 (13.71%) .NET Core
3 14 (11.29%) Redux
3 14 (11.29%) REST
4 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (8.87%) .NET Framework
6 8 (6.45%) Web Services
7 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET
7 7 (5.65%) CSS
7 7 (5.65%) HTML
8 6 (4.84%) jQuery
9 5 (4.03%) Entity Framework
9 5 (4.03%) Middleware
9 5 (4.03%) WebdriverIO
10 3 (2.42%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.42%) HTML5
10 3 (2.42%) Laravel
10 3 (2.42%) React
10 3 (2.42%) Sass
10 3 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.84%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.03%) User Experience
4 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Fintech
5 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.45%) Unix
2 25 (20.16%) Linux
3 6 (4.84%) Windows
4 5 (4.03%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.23%) zOS
6 3 (2.42%) Android
6 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.55%) Data Architecture
2 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.74%) Data Science
2 22 (17.74%) Experimental Design
2 22 (17.74%) Scrum
2 22 (17.74%) Statistical Analysis
3 15 (12.10%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
4 14 (11.29%) ETL
5 13 (10.48%) Data Validation
5 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (10.48%) Validation
6 10 (8.06%) Microservices
7 9 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.45%) DevOps
8 8 (6.45%) OO
8 8 (6.45%) TDD
9 7 (5.65%) CRM
9 7 (5.65%) SDLC
9 7 (5.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.35%) Python
2 22 (17.74%) C#
2 22 (17.74%) R
3 17 (13.71%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.48%) Java
4 13 (10.48%) SAS Macro
5 12 (9.68%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.23%) COBOL
8 3 (2.42%) PHP
8 3 (2.42%) VB
8 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.61%) C
9 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.81%) Java 8
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.81%) VB6
10 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.42%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.61%) MCAD
2 2 (1.61%) MCPD
2 2 (1.61%) MCSD
2 2 (1.61%) MCTS
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) ISEB
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (12.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.81%) Control-M
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) Teradata
2 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.10%) Oracle
4 13 (10.48%) DataFlux
5 4 (3.23%) IBM
5 4 (3.23%) VMware
6 3 (2.42%) SAP
7 2 (1.61%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (1.61%) Pega
7 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.61%) Siebel
8 1 (0.81%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.81%) McAfee
8 1 (0.81%) Tableau