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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 16 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.86% 3.94% 9.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.33% 19.77% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 7
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 £250 £310 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £415 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
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
89 86 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.53% 19.95% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 27
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +7 13 £350 - 9
Luton +2 9 £401 +3.35% 5
Dunstable 0 3 £475 +46.15%
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (31.03%) Oracle
3 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 15 (25.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (20.69%) Finance
6 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
7 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 10 (17.24%) .NET
8 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
8 9 (15.52%) Cognos
9 8 (13.79%) ETL
10 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (10.34%) Business Objects
11 6 (10.34%) C#
11 6 (10.34%) Migration
12 5 (8.62%) Internet
12 5 (8.62%) HTML
12 5 (8.62%) PL/SQL
12 5 (8.62%) ERP
12 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
12 5 (8.62%) Windows
12 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
12 5 (8.62%) Tableau
12 5 (8.62%) Analytics
13 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
13 4 (6.90%) Data Structures

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.72%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Agresso
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.90%) QlikView
6 3 (5.17%) CorVu
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.72%) MySQL
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.72%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) NUnit
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Dutch Language
3 3 (5.17%) French Language
3 3 (5.17%) German Language
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Analyst
2 16 (27.59%) Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Data Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Remedy Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) DBA
6 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Umbraco Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Report Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) .NET
2 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.62%) HTML
4 4 (6.90%) XML
5 3 (5.17%) Middleware
5 3 (5.17%) Web Services
5 3 (5.17%) CSS
5 3 (5.17%) jQuery
6 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.45%) WCF
7 1 (1.72%) ODBC
7 1 (1.72%) EJB
7 1 (1.72%) JSP
7 1 (1.72%) Servlets
7 1 (1.72%) SOAP
7 1 (1.72%) J2EE
7 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.72%) HTML5
7 1 (1.72%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Data Structures
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.90%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.17%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) EPoS
4 1 (1.72%) EMV
4 1 (1.72%) EFT
4 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.72%) Statistics
4 1 (1.72%) Economics
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.45%) UNIX
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (13.79%) ETL
3 6 (10.34%) Migration
4 5 (8.62%) ERP
4 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
4 5 (8.62%) Analytics
5 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
5 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
5 4 (6.90%) CRM
5 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.90%) MVC
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.17%) Data Management
6 3 (5.17%) Validation
6 3 (5.17%) Scrum
6 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL
6 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.34%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.45%) Java
5 2 (3.45%) VBA
6 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) VB
6 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) MCITP
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
1 3 (5.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Oracle
2 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.52%) Cognos
4 6 (10.34%) Business Objects
5 5 (8.62%) Tableau
6 4 (6.90%) SAP
6 4 (6.90%) Remedy
7 3 (5.17%) VMware
8 2 (3.45%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.72%) Sybase
9 1 (1.72%) Siebel
9 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.72%) Informatica
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco
9 1 (1.72%) IBM
9 1 (1.72%) Intel
9 1 (1.72%) Citrix
9 1 (1.72%) Google
9 1 (1.72%) Civica
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