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 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 16 25 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL 33 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.71% 3.81% 13.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.00% 18.99% 60.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £271 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
100 79 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.36% 20.05% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 25
Average daily rate £375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £14.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +216.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Bedford +9 9 £350 - 4
Luton +4 9 £401 +0.12% 2
Dunstable - 3 £475 - 2
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Shefford - - - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 22 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (30.30%) Oracle
3 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 18 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 13 (19.70%) Finance
5 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (18.18%) .NET
7 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
9 8 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (12.12%) ETL
10 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.61%) Cognos
10 7 (10.61%) C#
10 7 (10.61%) SAP
10 7 (10.61%) Migration
10 7 (10.61%) Scrum
10 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
10 7 (10.61%) Tableau
11 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
11 6 (9.09%) Retail
11 6 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (9.09%) Marketing
11 6 (9.09%) Performance Management
11 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 6 (9.09%) Business Objects

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) SugarCRM
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.52%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Agresso
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (6.06%) QlikView
9 3 (4.55%) CorVu
9 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.52%) Selenium
1 1 (1.52%) NUnit
1 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.52%) MyEclipse
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Retail
2 6 (9.09%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Dutch Language
3 3 (4.55%) French Language
3 3 (4.55%) German Language
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Data Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) DBA
6 4 (6.06%) Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Head of Development
8 2 (3.03%) Commercial Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (3.03%) MI Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) .NET
2 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.06%) HTML
4 3 (4.55%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) XML
4 3 (4.55%) Middleware
4 3 (4.55%) jQuery
5 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.52%) JSP
6 1 (1.52%) Struts
6 1 (1.52%) ODBC
6 1 (1.52%) Java EE
6 1 (1.52%) WCF
6 1 (1.52%) Ajax
6 1 (1.52%) JSF
6 1 (1.52%) LESS
6 1 (1.52%) ICEfaces
6 1 (1.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Data Integration
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.55%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) EPoS
4 1 (1.52%) EMV
4 1 (1.52%) EFT
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) Economics
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
1 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) UNIX
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.12%) ETL
5 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.61%) Migration
5 7 (10.61%) Scrum
5 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 6 (9.09%) CRM
7 5 (7.58%) ERP
7 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.58%) Analytics
8 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.55%) ITIL
9 3 (4.55%) Validation
9 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
2 7 (10.61%) C#
3 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.06%) VBA
5 3 (4.55%) Java
6 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) VB
7 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) MCITP
2 2 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Oracle
2 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) Cognos
3 7 (10.61%) SAP
3 7 (10.61%) Tableau
4 6 (9.09%) Business Objects
5 4 (6.06%) IBM
6 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.55%) Unica
6 3 (4.55%) Neolane
7 2 (3.03%) Xamarin
7 2 (3.03%) VMware
7 2 (3.03%) Remedy
8 1 (1.52%) Sybase
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) Intel
8 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.52%) Informatica
8 1 (1.52%) Siebel
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco
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