The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 17 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 26 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.24% 10.78% 11.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.80% 52.63% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 47
Median daily rate £350 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +11.76%
SQL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
97 76 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.02% 20.49% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 86
Median daily rate £425 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £51.30 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
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 Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Bedfordshire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Bedfordshire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -14 7 £438 +2.94% 6
Bedford -6 5 £313 -8.08%
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 12 (29.27%) C#
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) Selenium
4 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (19.51%) Windows
6 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
6 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
6 6 (14.63%) ETL
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) Migration
6 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Automation Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (12.20%) Open Source
7 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (9.76%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) MySQL
8 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Finance
8 4 (9.76%) VMware
8 4 (9.76%) SaaS
8 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (9.76%) Xamarin

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) LiveLink
2 1 (2.44%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.76%) MySQL
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (7.32%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.88%) OLTP
6 2 (4.88%) Power BI
7 1 (2.44%) GIS
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
7 1 (2.44%) QGIS
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.44%) ProC
3 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) DBA
4 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Tester
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Business Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (4.88%) CRM Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Developer in Test
5 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) XML
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.44%) Java RMI
4 1 (2.44%) MDX
4 1 (2.44%) PostGIS
4 1 (2.44%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) RESTful
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.44%) XML-RPC
4 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) LLPG
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.88%) Debian
4 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) Automation Testing
2 6 (14.63%) ETL
2 6 (14.63%) Migration
2 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
3 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
3 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
3 5 (12.20%) Open Source
4 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) OO
5 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) BDD
6 2 (4.88%) CRM
6 2 (4.88%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) SDLC
6 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) C#
2 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
2 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) VBA
5 1 (2.44%) AWK
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) COBOL
5 1 (2.44%) Korn
5 1 (2.44%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) sed
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.88%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Kibana
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Tableau
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Xamarin
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
5 2 (4.88%) Informatica
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) hybris
6 1 (2.44%) iManage
6 1 (2.44%) OpenText
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
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