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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 18 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL 32 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.21% 7.72% 14.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.16% 31.71% 49.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
91 82 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.33% 24.33% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 35
Average daily rate £390 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -4 10 £388 +0.06% 5
Bedford +3 7 £320 - 3
Dunstable - 3 £475 - 1
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 1
Shefford - - - -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (32.89%) Oracle
2 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (23.68%) .NET
4 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
5 15 (19.74%) Finance
5 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
8 12 (15.79%) ETL
9 11 (14.47%) PL/SQL
9 11 (14.47%) SAP
10 10 (13.16%) C#
10 10 (13.16%) Data Analysis
11 9 (11.84%) Tableau
11 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.84%) Scrum
12 8 (10.53%) Migration
12 8 (10.53%) CRM
12 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.53%) Performance Management
12 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (10.53%) Marketing
12 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
13 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (9.21%) Retail
13 7 (9.21%) ERP
13 7 (9.21%) IBM
14 6 (7.89%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (6.58%) SugarCRM
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.63%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.32%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Project
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Agresso
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) LAN
2 2 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.95%) QlikView
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.63%) CorVu
9 1 (1.32%) MySQL
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.32%) DB2
9 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.32%) MyEclipse
1 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Marketing
3 7 (9.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Dutch Language
4 3 (3.95%) French Language
4 3 (3.95%) German Language
5 2 (2.63%) Banking
6 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) Data Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) DBA
5 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) Administrator
5 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) Commercial Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
6 3 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.63%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) .NET
2 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.58%) Middleware
2 5 (6.58%) HTML
3 3 (3.95%) CSS
3 3 (3.95%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) XML
4 2 (2.63%) jQuery
4 2 (2.63%) WCF
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.32%) ICEfaces
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.32%) HTML5
5 1 (1.32%) LESS
5 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.32%) JSF
5 1 (1.32%) Ajax
5 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.32%) Java EE
5 1 (1.32%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.95%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.63%) Clustering
4 2 (2.63%) Economics
4 2 (2.63%) Statistics
4 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.32%) EPoS
5 1 (1.32%) EMV
5 1 (1.32%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) UNIX
2 4 (5.26%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.32%) Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (15.79%) ETL
5 10 (13.16%) Data Analysis
6 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.84%) Scrum
7 8 (10.53%) Migration
7 8 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (10.53%) CRM
7 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.53%) Performance Management
8 7 (9.21%) ERP
9 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
9 6 (7.89%) Analytics
10 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.58%) Campaign Management
10 5 (6.58%) Data Migration
11 4 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) PL/SQL
2 10 (13.16%) C#
3 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.89%) VBA
4 5 (6.58%) Java
5 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.63%) C
6 2 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (1.32%) VBScript
7 1 (1.32%) VB
7 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.95%) Degree
1 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) MCSE
2 2 (2.63%) MCITP
3 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) ISO 9001
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.63%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.32%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) SCOM
1 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.47%) SAP
4 9 (11.84%) Tableau
5 7 (9.21%) IBM
6 5 (6.58%) Cognos
6 5 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (6.58%) Unica
6 5 (6.58%) Neolane
7 4 (5.26%) Informatica
7 4 (5.26%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.63%) Sybase
8 2 (2.63%) Remedy
8 2 (2.63%) VMware
9 1 (1.32%) Civica
9 1 (1.32%) Google
9 1 (1.32%) HP
9 1 (1.32%) Intel
9 1 (1.32%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.32%) Siebel
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £260.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago