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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.93% 14.00% 35.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.81% 41.18% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 22
Median daily rate £313 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £365 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +11.76%
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
21 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 37.50% 34.00% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 28
Median daily rate £275 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android

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 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
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 Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
2 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Report Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) ETL
1 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
1 1 (12.50%) Process Management
1 1 (12.50%) Product Management
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Scrum
1 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin