The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 41 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.90% 5.64% 9.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.94% 26.26% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 9
Average daily rate
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£410 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%
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
72 99 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.15% 21.48% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 58 34
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Average hourly rate - £26.09 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +6 15 £425 +17.24% 10
Bedford +4 9 £375 +27.11% 4
Dunstable -3 2 £393 +57.00% 2
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 24 (33.80%) Oracle
2 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
3 21 (29.58%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (26.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (23.94%) .NET
6 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (19.72%) Finance
8 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
8 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.49%) C#
9 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
9 11 (15.49%) CRM
9 11 (15.49%) ETL
10 10 (14.08%) XML
10 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (12.68%) Cognos
12 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
12 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
12 8 (11.27%) Migration
12 8 (11.27%) Retail
12 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (9.86%) HTML
13 7 (9.86%) Business Objects
13 7 (9.86%) Web Services
14 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.45%) ERP
14 6 (8.45%) SAP
14 6 (8.45%) Java
14 6 (8.45%) T-SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.41%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.41%) SPSS
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Agresso
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Internet
2 3 (4.23%) Telnet
2 3 (4.23%) SSH
3 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
4 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.63%) QlikView
8 3 (4.23%) CorVu
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.41%) NUnit
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
3 6 (8.45%) Marketing
4 3 (4.23%) Dutch Language
4 3 (4.23%) French Language
4 3 (4.23%) German Language
4 3 (4.23%) Advertising
4 3 (4.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (40.85%) Analyst
2 25 (35.21%) Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Data Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Remedy Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) .NET
2 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
3 10 (14.08%) XML
4 7 (9.86%) HTML
4 7 (9.86%) Web Services
5 5 (7.04%) CSS
6 4 (5.63%) jQuery
7 3 (4.23%) Middleware
8 2 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.82%) WCF
8 2 (2.82%) JSP
8 2 (2.82%) Servlets
8 2 (2.82%) SOAP
8 2 (2.82%) EJB
8 2 (2.82%) J2EE
9 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.41%) HTML5
9 1 (1.41%) LESS
9 1 (1.41%) EDI
9 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.63%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.23%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.41%) EPoS
5 1 (1.41%) EMV
5 1 (1.41%) EFT
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) UNIX
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (15.49%) CRM
2 11 (15.49%) ETL
3 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.27%) Migration
4 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.45%) ERP
4 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
5 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.63%) SOA
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
6 4 (5.63%) MVC
6 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Scrum
6 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.63%) Analytics
7 3 (4.23%) Campaign Management
7 3 (4.23%) SDLC
7 3 (4.23%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.49%) C#
3 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.45%) Java
5 4 (5.63%) C++
6 2 (2.82%) PHP
6 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) VB
7 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.41%) ABAP
7 1 (1.41%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.23%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Oracle
2 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.68%) Cognos
4 7 (9.86%) Business Objects
5 6 (8.45%) SAP
6 4 (5.63%) Remedy
7 3 (4.23%) Citrix
8 2 (2.82%) VMware
8 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.82%) Pega
9 1 (1.41%) Tableau
9 1 (1.41%) Facebook
9 1 (1.41%) Twitter
9 1 (1.41%) OpenText
9 1 (1.41%) Minitab
9 1 (1.41%) Teradata
9 1 (1.41%) Civica
9 1 (1.41%) Google
9 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Dunstable
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £435.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago