The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedford region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.86% 28.57% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 54.55% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 11.43% 52.38% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £265 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -62.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Bedfordshire

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) LANDesk

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Game Development
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) MVVM
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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