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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 20 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.40% 7.91% 3.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.58% 37.80% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 7
Median daily rate £350 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.00% -23.07%
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
71 82 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.65% 20.92% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 48
Median daily rate £360 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £601 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Median hourly rate £46.07 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -5 8 £344 -14.16% 8
Bedford -1 5 £438 +25.00% 8
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 19 (32.76%) .NET
2 18 (31.03%) C#
3 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
3 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET
4 12 (20.69%) Windows
4 12 (20.69%) SOA
5 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Multithreading
6 10 (17.24%) Software Architecture
7 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 7 (12.07%) Migration
8 7 (12.07%) Web Services
8 7 (12.07%) Oracle
9 6 (10.34%) Java
9 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.34%) ETL
9 6 (10.34%) Data Quality
10 5 (8.62%) FogBugz
10 5 (8.62%) Defect Management
10 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
10 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
10 5 (8.62%) Test Management
10 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
10 5 (8.62%) RESTful
10 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.62%) QA
10 5 (8.62%) ISEB

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 2 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.45%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) SaaS
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) FTP
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.17%) Cognos Powerplay
4 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.72%) DB2
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.72%) Power BI
6 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Bugzilla
1 5 (8.62%) FogBugz
2 4 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (3.45%) NUnit
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.45%) ProC
3 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Advertising
2 2 (3.45%) Legal
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Software Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Data Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Architect
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Java Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.17%) SQL Data Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.17%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (5.17%) SSRS Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Cognos Planning Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) .NET
2 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.07%) Web Services
4 5 (8.62%) RESTful
5 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.17%) Spring
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.45%) HTML
6 2 (3.45%) REST
6 2 (3.45%) SOAP
6 2 (3.45%) WCF
7 1 (1.72%) MDX
7 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) CMDB
4 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) AIX
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) SOA
2 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
4 10 (17.24%) Multithreading
4 10 (17.24%) Software Architecture
5 7 (12.07%) Migration
6 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.34%) ETL
7 5 (8.62%) Defect Management
7 5 (8.62%) Scrum
7 5 (8.62%) Test Management
7 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.17%) Change Management
9 3 (5.17%) CRM
9 3 (5.17%) Data Management
9 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) C#
2 6 (10.34%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.17%) COBOL
5 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.45%) C
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) VB
6 2 (3.45%) VBA
6 2 (3.45%) VBScript
7 1 (1.72%) AWK
7 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) Korn
7 1 (1.72%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) ISEB
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) HND
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 5 (8.62%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) vSphere
1 2 (3.45%) XenApp
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.72%) SCCM
1 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Citrix
3 3 (5.17%) Cognos
4 2 (3.45%) DataFlux
4 2 (3.45%) NetApp
4 2 (3.45%) Remedy
4 2 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.45%) Trillium
4 2 (3.45%) webMethods
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Sunopsis
5 1 (1.72%) Tableau
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