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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 24 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 16 28 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.72% 8.59% 11.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.00% 40.00% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 50
Median daily rate £438 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £33.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +34.00%
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
100 70 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.50% 21.47% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 94
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £46.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -13.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -16 6 £450 +5.88% 13
Bedford -7 5 £363 -3.33% 3
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (28.95%) C#
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (23.68%) Selenium
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (18.42%) ETL
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
6 5 (13.16%) MySQL
6 5 (13.16%) Windows
6 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Finance
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) Open Source
7 4 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (10.53%) Tableau
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (10.53%) Xamarin
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (10.53%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Linux
7 4 (10.53%) SAP

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 (7.89%) Apache
1 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) LiveLink
3 1 (2.63%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.16%) MySQL
5 4 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
7 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.26%) OLTP
8 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.63%) GIS
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.63%) Power BI
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Selenium
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) DBA
2 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Data Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) SAP Data Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (5.26%) CRM Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Developer in Test
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) CSS
1 3 (7.89%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.63%) Apache CXF
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) Java RMI
3 1 (2.63%) MDX
3 1 (2.63%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.63%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Spring
3 1 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.63%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.63%) XML-RPC
3 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Data Extraction
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Debian
4 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) ETL
2 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
2 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
3 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.16%) Open Source
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) BDD
6 2 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C#
2 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.89%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.63%) Kibana
2 1 (2.63%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
3 4 (10.53%) Tableau
3 4 (10.53%) Xamarin
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) hybris
5 2 (5.26%) Informatica
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) iManage
6 1 (2.63%) OpenText
6 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.63%) TIBCO