The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 20.41% 6.98% 33.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 71.43% 30.00% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £279 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £311 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 28.57% 23.26% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Average daily rate £375 £265 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £326 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Remedy
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (17.65%) ETL
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
8 2 (11.76%) Cognos
8 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.76%) Validation
8 2 (11.76%) QlikView
8 2 (11.76%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) QlikView
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.88%) CorVu
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Remedy Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) LESS
4 1 (5.88%) MDX
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.88%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) E-business
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Remedy
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 2 (11.76%) Cognos
4 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
5 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
5 1 (5.88%) OpenText
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Facebook
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter