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 3 months to 28 March 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 34 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 9.94% 13.54% 12.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.56% 37.29% 59.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 27
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £240 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £480 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +203.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -18.33%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 133 118 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 38.89% 36.31% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 93 51
Median daily rate £413 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -45.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Swindon

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Swindon over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Swindon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Swindon

SQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Swindon region with a requirement for SQL.

1 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 24 (30.38%) Oracle
3 19 (24.05%) Java
4 18 (22.78%) PL/SQL
5 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (16.46%) Spring
7 12 (15.19%) Migration
8 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (13.92%) Data Quality
9 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
9 10 (12.66%) Data Integration
9 10 (12.66%) Tomcat
9 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.66%) IFRS
9 10 (12.66%) IFRS 9
10 9 (11.39%) Scrum
10 9 (11.39%) Banking
10 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
10 9 (11.39%) ETL
11 8 (10.13%) SAS
11 8 (10.13%) Nagios
11 8 (10.13%) XML
11 8 (10.13%) Maven
11 8 (10.13%) Subversion
11 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
11 8 (10.13%) Base SAS
11 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
11 8 (10.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (12.66%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.13%) SAS
3 6 (7.59%) Apache
4 4 (5.06%) Confluence
4 4 (5.06%) JBoss
4 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon S3
2 4 (5.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (5.06%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (5.06%) Route 53
2 4 (5.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) HTTP
1 4 (5.06%) SSL
1 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.06%) VPN
2 3 (3.80%) DHCP
2 3 (3.80%) PuTTY
2 3 (3.80%) SNMP
2 3 (3.80%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.13%) Base SAS
3 8 (10.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (8.86%) OLAP
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.33%) Data Mart
6 5 (6.33%) MySQL
6 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (5.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (3.80%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.13%) Maven
2 8 (10.13%) Subversion
3 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
3 7 (8.86%) JIRA
4 6 (7.59%) Ant
4 6 (7.59%) JUnit
5 5 (6.33%) Selenium
5 5 (6.33%) SonarQube
6 4 (5.06%) Artifactory
6 4 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (5.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (5.06%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.80%) JBehave
8 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.53%) Metasploit
9 1 (1.27%) JMeter
9 1 (1.27%) Toad
General
1 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) General Ledger
3 7 (8.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Billing
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Java Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Consultant
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (7.59%) SAS Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Murex Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) DBA
6 4 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Tableau Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) SQL DBA
7 3 (3.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) Spring
2 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
2 8 (10.13%) XML
3 7 (8.86%) HTML
4 6 (7.59%) CSS
5 4 (5.06%) .NET
5 4 (5.06%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (5.06%) JSP
6 3 (3.80%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.53%) RESTful
8 1 (1.27%) Ajax
8 1 (1.27%) JSON
8 1 (1.27%) JSTL
8 1 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) CESG
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.80%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) CCTV
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Unix
3 5 (6.33%) CentOS
3 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.06%) CoreOS
5 3 (3.80%) AIX
6 2 (2.53%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (15.19%) Migration
3 10 (12.66%) Data Integration
3 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.39%) ETL
4 9 (11.39%) Scrum
5 7 (8.86%) Change Management
5 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
5 7 (8.86%) OO
5 7 (8.86%) Validation
6 5 (6.33%) Data Validation
6 5 (6.33%) DevOps
6 5 (6.33%) OOD
6 5 (6.33%) Open Source
6 5 (6.33%) Project Management
7 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.06%) MVC
7 4 (5.06%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (5.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.05%) Java
2 18 (22.78%) PL/SQL
3 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.06%) C#
5 4 (5.06%) Python
5 4 (5.06%) Ruby
6 3 (3.80%) VBA
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.53%) CEH
4 2 (2.53%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (2.53%) CHECK Team Leader
4 2 (2.53%) CISSP
4 2 (2.53%) CREST Certified
4 2 (2.53%) OSCP
4 2 (2.53%) SANS
5 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) Data Quality
2 10 (12.66%) IFRS
2 10 (12.66%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.27%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Docker
2 4 (5.06%) LXC
2 4 (5.06%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Nagios
2 5 (6.33%) Ansible
3 4 (5.06%) OSSEC
3 4 (5.06%) Terraform
4 2 (2.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) Murex
2 5 (6.33%) SAP
3 4 (5.06%) Informatica
3 4 (5.06%) New Relic
3 4 (5.06%) Tableau
4 3 (3.80%) Citrix
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.27%) webMethods