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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 23.08% 2.44% 26.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.25% 25.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
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
16 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 41.03% 9.76% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate £320 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £265 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 March 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 March 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 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (20.00%) Cognos
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Remedy
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) QlikView
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (20.00%) Physical Data Model

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) QlikView
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) LESS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Facebook
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter
3 1 (10.00%) Hyperion