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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 55 50 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.44% 9.82% 7.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 65.48% 40.32% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 5
Average daily rate
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£394 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £27.41
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.79%
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
84 124 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.05% 24.36% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 79 24
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £51.90 £26.09 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.92% +15.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Luton +17 24 £425 +3.03% 7
Bedford -2 9 £358 +19.16% 8
Dunstable -2 3 £350 +47.36% 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (38.37%) Oracle
2 26 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
4 19 (22.09%) ETL
4 19 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 18 (20.93%) .NET
6 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
7 15 (17.44%) Finance
8 14 (16.28%) XML
8 14 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (15.12%) CRM
10 12 (13.95%) Data Modelling
10 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
11 11 (12.79%) C#
11 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
11 11 (12.79%) ERP
11 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (11.63%) Retail
12 10 (11.63%) Cognos
12 10 (11.63%) Migration
13 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
13 8 (9.30%) HTML
13 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (8.14%) Java
14 7 (8.14%) Web Services
14 7 (8.14%) SAP
14 7 (8.14%) UNIX

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.16%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) SAS
3 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) SPSS
2 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Agresso
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.33%) Movex
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.33%) Lawson
4 2 (2.33%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.16%) Tridion
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Telnet
1 3 (3.49%) SSH
2 2 (2.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Extranet
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (8.14%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (6.98%) Data Mining
8 5 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (5.81%) OLAP
8 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.49%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (3.49%) DTS
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.49%) PeopleTools
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.33%) ProC
4 1 (1.16%) NUnit
4 1 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.16%) Selenium
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Retail
3 6 (6.98%) Marketing
4 3 (3.49%) Dutch Language
4 3 (3.49%) French Language
4 3 (3.49%) German Language
4 3 (3.49%) Back Office
4 3 (3.49%) Local Government
4 3 (3.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (39.53%) Analyst
2 33 (38.37%) Developer
3 17 (19.77%) Data Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (5.81%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Remedy Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Data Quality Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Peoplesoft Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) PeopleSoft Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) PeopleSoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) .NET
2 14 (16.28%) XML
3 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
4 8 (9.30%) HTML
5 7 (8.14%) Web Services
6 6 (6.98%) CSS
7 4 (4.65%) JSP
8 3 (3.49%) SOAP
8 3 (3.49%) jQuery
9 2 (2.33%) Servlets
9 2 (2.33%) EJB
9 2 (2.33%) J2EE
9 2 (2.33%) WCF
10 1 (1.16%) WPF
10 1 (1.16%) REST
10 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Data Structures
2 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.16%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
5 1 (1.16%) EMV
5 1 (1.16%) EFT
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) UNIX
2 6 (6.98%) Windows
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) AIX
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (22.09%) ETL
3 13 (15.12%) CRM
4 12 (13.95%) Data Modelling
5 11 (12.79%) ERP
6 10 (11.63%) Migration
7 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.14%) Analytics
9 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.98%) Project Management
10 5 (5.81%) MVC
10 5 (5.81%) Validation
10 5 (5.81%) Data Transformation
10 5 (5.81%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.81%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.65%) Performance Management
11 4 (4.65%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (4.65%) Physical Data Model
11 4 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (12.79%) C#
2 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
3 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
4 7 (8.14%) Java
5 3 (3.49%) C++
5 3 (3.49%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 2 (2.33%) sed
6 2 (2.33%) AWK
6 2 (2.33%) Korn
6 2 (2.33%) VBA
6 2 (2.33%) C
6 2 (2.33%) VB
6 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.16%) ABAP
7 1 (1.16%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.16%) PHP
7 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) MCSE
2 1 (1.16%) MCSA
2 1 (1.16%) CCNA
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.81%) QA
3 3 (3.49%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) Oracle
2 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.63%) Cognos
4 7 (8.14%) SAP
5 5 (5.81%) Citrix
6 4 (4.65%) Remedy
6 4 (4.65%) VMware
7 3 (3.49%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (2.33%) Sun
8 2 (2.33%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.33%) Pega
8 2 (2.33%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.16%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.16%) Informatica
9 1 (1.16%) Retek
9 1 (1.16%) Minitab
9 1 (1.16%) Teradata
9 1 (1.16%) OpenText
9 1 (1.16%) HP