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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL 26 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.49% 14.47% 10.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.91% 68.29% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 38
Median daily rate £350 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +14.79%
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
79 82 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.77% 21.19% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 58 79
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.90 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +98.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -11 9 £394 -7.35% 8
Bedford -3 3 £275 -23.07% 2
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (28.00%) C#
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle
3 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (18.00%) Selenium
6 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (16.00%) Windows
7 7 (14.00%) Migration
7 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
7 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (12.00%) Automation Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.00%) SaaS
8 6 (12.00%) Java
8 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
9 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.00%) Scrum
9 5 (10.00%) Open Source
10 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (8.00%) Xamarin
10 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
10 4 (8.00%) Data Quality
10 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (8.00%) Windows Server

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 (4.00%) Apache
1 2 (4.00%) IIS
1 2 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) LiveLink
2 1 (2.00%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.00%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (2.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) SaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.00%) Cognos Powerplay
4 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.00%) OLTP
5 2 (4.00%) Power BI
5 2 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) GIS
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Selenium
2 3 (6.00%) JIRA
3 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.00%) ProC
4 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Data Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Java Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Cognos Planning Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
1 4 (8.00%) XML
2 3 (6.00%) CSS
2 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.00%) REST
2 3 (6.00%) RESTful
2 3 (6.00%) SOAP
2 3 (6.00%) Spring
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.00%) HTML
3 2 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (2.00%) Java RMI
4 1 (2.00%) MDX
4 1 (2.00%) PostGIS
4 1 (2.00%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.00%) XML-RPC
4 1 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) LLPG
4 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) AIX
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.00%) Debian
4 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (14.00%) Migration
4 6 (12.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.00%) Open Source
5 5 (10.00%) Scrum
6 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) CRM
6 4 (8.00%) ETL
6 4 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.00%) OO
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL
8 2 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) C#
2 6 (12.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.00%) COBOL
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) AWK
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) Korn
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) sed
6 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.00%) Kibana
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) Xamarin
4 3 (6.00%) Cognos
4 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 3 (6.00%) Tableau
5 2 (4.00%) DataFlux
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) Trillium
6 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) hybris
6 1 (2.00%) iManage
6 1 (2.00%) OpenText
6 1 (2.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.00%) Sunopsis
6 1 (2.00%) TIBCO