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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 12.00% 18.75% 4.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 69.23% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £400 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -29.68%
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
10 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 40.00% 27.08% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Median daily rate £375 £375 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £282 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £485 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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
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 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) MDX
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Legal

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy