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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 8 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL 30 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.87% 10.96% 5.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.29% 33.67% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 15
Median daily rate £369 £370 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
85 98 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.80% 32.56% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 63 40
Median daily rate £413 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £279 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 26 3
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -2 8 £350 +1.81% 8
Dunstable - 6 £220 - 2
Bedford -5 4 £325 -27.77% 3
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) Oracle
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (24.44%) Java
5 10 (22.22%) XML
5 10 (22.22%) ETL
6 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (17.78%) Finance
7 8 (17.78%) Windows
7 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
8 7 (15.56%) C#
8 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) Spring
8 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (15.56%) High Availability
8 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (13.33%) Selenium
9 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (13.33%) JSF
9 6 (13.33%) Java EE
9 6 (13.33%) JIRA
9 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
9 6 (13.33%) .NET
9 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
9 6 (13.33%) JSP
9 6 (13.33%) Struts

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 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Unica
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) FTP
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (8.89%) Data Mart
6 4 (8.89%) MS Access
6 4 (8.89%) OLAP
6 4 (8.89%) OLTP
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (4.44%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) JIRA
1 6 (13.33%) Selenium
2 5 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.89%) Calabash
3 4 (8.89%) Capybara
3 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) NUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Applications Support
1 7 (15.56%) DBA
1 7 (15.56%) Developer
1 7 (15.56%) SQL DBA
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) XML
2 7 (15.56%) Spring
3 6 (13.33%) .NET
3 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 6 (13.33%) Java EE
3 6 (13.33%) JSF
3 6 (13.33%) JSP
3 6 (13.33%) Struts
3 6 (13.33%) XSL
3 6 (13.33%) XSLT
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.44%) WinForms
6 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.22%) Apache CXF
6 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.44%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) EFT
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Android
2 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ETL
2 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
3 7 (15.56%) High Availability
4 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (11.11%) API Testing
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) CRM
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.67%) DevOps
7 3 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) SOA
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (15.56%) C#
4 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby
6 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
1 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) CCIP
2 1 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) CCNP
2 1 (2.22%) CCSP
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCP
2 1 (2.22%) MCSA
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Data Quality
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) Teradata
4 3 (6.67%) BEA
4 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 3 (6.67%) Tableau
5 2 (4.44%) hybris
5 2 (4.44%) Informatica
6 1 (2.22%) Apple
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) Talend
6 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
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