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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 18 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL 38 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.20% 13.24% 6.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.78% 45.57% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £258 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £208 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £390 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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
83 79 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.10% 29.04% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 29
Average daily rate £415 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.90% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £406 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £22.75 £30.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -3 22 £400 +95.12% 11
Bedford -2 2 £238 -7.76% 3
Dunstable - 1 - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 31 (33.33%) .NET
2 28 (30.11%) Oracle
3 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
3 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
3 20 (21.51%) PL/SQL
3 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (19.35%) IBM
5 17 (18.28%) SAP
5 17 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (16.13%) Java
6 15 (16.13%) C#
6 15 (16.13%) Finance
6 15 (16.13%) Migration
6 15 (16.13%) Data Analysis
6 15 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (15.05%) Scrum
8 13 (13.98%) XML
8 13 (13.98%) ETL
9 12 (12.90%) CRM
9 12 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (12.90%) Data Migration
10 11 (11.83%) WebSphere
10 11 (11.83%) UML
11 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (10.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 10 (10.75%) Oracle Database
12 9 (9.68%) Tableau
12 9 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (11.83%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.60%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (8.60%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 7 (7.53%) SugarCRM
4 3 (3.23%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.08%) JBoss
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) MS Project
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Agresso
2 5 (5.38%) SAP SD
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) LAN
1 2 (2.15%) WAN
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.30%) MS Access
5 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.08%) DB2
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.15%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.08%) MSTest
3 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.08%) MyEclipse
3 1 (1.08%) NUnit
3 1 (1.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Marketing
3 5 (5.38%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) German Language
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Analyst
2 24 (25.81%) Developer
3 17 (18.28%) Data Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.30%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Commercial Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Data Migration Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.33%) .NET
2 13 (13.98%) XML
3 10 (10.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 7 (7.53%) Middleware
5 6 (6.45%) HTML
6 5 (5.38%) Web Services
6 5 (5.38%) EDI
7 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.30%) CSS
8 3 (3.23%) WCF
9 2 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (2.15%) LINQ
9 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.15%) jQuery
10 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.08%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.08%) RESTful
10 1 (1.08%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.15%) Statistics
3 2 (2.15%) Economics
3 2 (2.15%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.08%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) UNIX
2 6 (6.45%) Windows
3 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (16.13%) Migration
3 15 (16.13%) Data Analysis
3 15 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (15.05%) Scrum
5 13 (13.98%) ETL
6 12 (12.90%) CRM
6 12 (12.90%) Data Migration
7 11 (11.83%) UML
8 9 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.68%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.60%) OO
9 8 (8.60%) Performance Management
10 7 (7.53%) Test Scripting
10 7 (7.53%) Logistics
10 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.53%) ERP
10 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) PL/SQL
2 15 (16.13%) Java
2 15 (16.13%) C#
3 9 (9.68%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.60%) VBA
5 5 (5.38%) C
5 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.30%) ABAP
7 3 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (2.15%) VB
8 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) MCITP
1 3 (3.23%) Degree
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.15%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.15%) MCSE
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) ISO 9001
2 5 (5.38%) SLA
3 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (30.11%) Oracle
2 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
3 18 (19.35%) IBM
4 17 (18.28%) SAP
5 12 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (9.68%) Tableau
7 7 (7.53%) Unica
7 7 (7.53%) Neolane
8 4 (4.30%) Informatica
9 2 (2.15%) HP
9 2 (2.15%) Sybase
10 1 (1.08%) Civica
10 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.08%) Cisco
10 1 (1.08%) Siebel
10 1 (1.08%) VMware
10 1 (1.08%) Intel
10 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
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