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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 24 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.73% 9.90% 9.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.27% 33.33% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 32
Median daily rate £325 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £231 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £503 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +15.38%
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
82 90 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.82% 29.70% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 66
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 26 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £36.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +10.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +3 9 £375 -4.76% 6
Dunstable - 6 £220 -
Bedford -3 4 £325 -3.70% 5
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (31.37%) Oracle
3 14 (27.45%) C#
4 12 (23.53%) XML
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.57%) ETL
6 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (19.61%) PL/SQL
6 10 (19.61%) Selenium
7 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 9 (17.65%) Finance
8 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (15.69%) Java
9 7 (13.73%) Windows
9 7 (13.73%) Spring
9 7 (13.73%) High Availability
9 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
10 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (11.76%) Automation Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (11.76%) Open Source
10 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Java EE
10 6 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
10 6 (11.76%) JSF
10 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.76%) XSL

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 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.96%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
5 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (9.80%) OLTP
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (7.84%) Data Mart
7 4 (7.84%) MS Access
7 4 (7.84%) MySQL
7 4 (7.84%) OLAP
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) NUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Applications Support
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) DBA
3 6 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 5 (9.80%) Data Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Automation Tester
5 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) XML
2 7 (13.73%) Spring
3 6 (11.76%) .NET
3 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 6 (11.76%) Java EE
3 6 (11.76%) JSF
3 6 (11.76%) JSP
3 6 (11.76%) Struts
3 6 (11.76%) XSL
3 6 (11.76%) XSLT
4 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.92%) CSS
5 2 (3.92%) WinForms
6 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.96%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) J2EE
6 1 (1.96%) Java RMI
6 1 (1.96%) JSON
6 1 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Data Extraction
2 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.96%) EFT
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Debian
4 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ETL
2 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 7 (13.73%) High Availability
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Automation Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Open Source
5 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.80%) ITIL
7 4 (7.84%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
8 3 (5.88%) BDD
8 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (5.88%) SDLC
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) C#
2 10 (19.61%) PL/SQL
3 8 (15.69%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Tableau
3 4 (7.84%) Teradata
3 4 (7.84%) Xamarin
4 3 (5.88%) BEA
4 3 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) hybris
5 2 (3.92%) Informatica
6 1 (1.96%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) iManage
6 1 (1.96%) OpenText
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.96%) Talend
6 1 (1.96%) VMware
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