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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 25 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.99% 9.39% 12.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.94% 38.24% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 20
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £202 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £367 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
64 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.67% 24.55% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 41
Average daily rate £375 £343 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 26 January 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 26 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 11 £313 +48.80% 10
Bedford -2 1 £275 -15.38% 4
Dunstable - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 4
Shefford - - - - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (37.04%) Oracle
2 26 (32.10%) .NET
3 20 (24.69%) PL/SQL
4 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (19.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.52%) Finance
6 15 (18.52%) Data Analysis
7 14 (17.28%) IBM
7 14 (17.28%) C#
7 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
7 14 (17.28%) SAP
8 13 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (16.05%) Migration
8 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (14.81%) ETL
10 11 (13.58%) Scrum
10 11 (13.58%) Data Migration
11 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
11 10 (12.35%) Java
12 9 (11.11%) Data Modelling
12 9 (11.11%) Tableau
12 9 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (9.88%) Performance Management
13 8 (9.88%) Agresso
13 8 (9.88%) ERP
13 8 (9.88%) XML
13 8 (9.88%) UNIX
14 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
14 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (8.64%) WebSphere
1 7 (8.64%) SugarCRM
2 5 (6.17%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 3 (3.70%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Agresso
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) LAN
1 2 (2.47%) WAN
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.94%) MS Access
5 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.23%) DB2
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.23%) NUnit
2 1 (1.23%) Subversion
2 1 (1.23%) MyEclipse
2 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.23%) MSTest
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Marketing
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Publishing
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (53.09%) Analyst
2 18 (22.22%) Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Data Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Business Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) DBA
8 4 (4.94%) Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Commercial Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Data Migration Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Consultant
10 2 (2.47%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.10%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) XML
3 7 (8.64%) Middleware
4 6 (7.41%) HTML
4 6 (7.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (6.17%) Web Services
6 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.94%) CSS
7 3 (3.70%) WCF
8 2 (2.47%) jQuery
8 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.47%) LINQ
9 1 (1.23%) Java EE
9 1 (1.23%) RESTful
9 1 (1.23%) ICEfaces
9 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.23%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Data Integration
2 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) Clustering
3 2 (2.47%) Economics
3 2 (2.47%) Statistics
3 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) UNIX
2 5 (6.17%) Windows
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.23%) Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (18.52%) Data Analysis
4 13 (16.05%) Migration
4 13 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (14.81%) ETL
6 11 (13.58%) Scrum
6 11 (13.58%) Data Migration
7 9 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 8 (9.88%) ERP
8 8 (9.88%) Performance Management
9 7 (8.64%) Test Scripting
9 7 (8.64%) Campaign Management
9 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.64%) UML
9 7 (8.64%) CRM
9 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) PL/SQL
2 14 (17.28%) C#
3 10 (12.35%) Java
4 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.41%) VBA
6 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.47%) C
9 2 (2.47%) C++
10 1 (1.23%) VBScript
10 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Degree
1 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) MCITP
2 2 (2.47%) MCSE
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) SCOM
1 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) Oracle
2 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.28%) IBM
3 14 (17.28%) SAP
4 9 (11.11%) Tableau
5 7 (8.64%) Neolane
5 7 (8.64%) Unica
5 7 (8.64%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.94%) Informatica
7 3 (3.70%) Sybase
8 1 (1.23%) Siebel
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco
8 1 (1.23%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) Intel
8 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.23%) VMware
8 1 (1.23%) Civica
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Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £435 per day
Posted: 13 days ago