The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.42% 11.90% 32.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.73% 38.46% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 18
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £468 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
- +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.70% +35.00%
SQL
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 45.83% 30.95% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 25
Median daily rate £350 £300 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Bedford region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) .NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Report Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin