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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 50 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.48% 9.46% 6.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 71.43% 39.25% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 6
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
70 107 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.87% 24.10% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 70 31
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £51.30 £26.09 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.62% -20.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 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 3 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 +7 19 £425 +6.25% 12
Bedford +1 10 £358 +19.16% 7
Dunstable -3 3 £350 +47.36% 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 31 (35.63%) Oracle
2 26 (29.89%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 21 (24.14%) .NET
4 21 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
6 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 18 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (19.54%) ETL
8 16 (18.39%) Finance
9 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 14 (16.09%) XML
10 14 (16.09%) C#
11 13 (14.94%) CRM
11 13 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
12 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (12.64%) Cognos
13 11 (12.64%) HTML
13 11 (12.64%) PL/SQL
14 10 (11.49%) Migration
14 10 (11.49%) Retail
15 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (9.20%) Java
16 8 (9.20%) Web Services
16 8 (9.20%) ERP
17 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
17 7 (8.05%) UNIX
17 7 (8.05%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (8.05%) T-SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.15%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.15%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.15%) IIS
3 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.15%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) SPSS
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Agresso
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.15%) Movex
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Infor M3
4 1 (1.15%) Lawson
4 1 (1.15%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.30%) PaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) Telnet
2 3 (3.45%) SSH
3 2 (2.30%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) SAN
4 1 (1.15%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) Extranet
4 1 (1.15%) LDAP
4 1 (1.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
3 18 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (8.05%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (6.90%) Data Mining
7 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (4.60%) OLAP
8 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (4.60%) QlikView
9 3 (3.45%) CorVu
9 3 (3.45%) DTS
9 3 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.30%) PeopleTools
3 2 (2.30%) ProC
4 1 (1.15%) NUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.15%) Selenium
4 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (18.39%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Retail
3 6 (6.90%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Dutch Language
4 3 (3.45%) French Language
4 3 (3.45%) German Language
4 3 (3.45%) Back Office
4 3 (3.45%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Local Government
6 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.15%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Analyst
2 35 (40.23%) Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Data Analyst
4 6 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (5.75%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Applications Support
6 4 (4.60%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Consultant
6 4 (4.60%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Remedy Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Data Quality Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.45%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.14%) .NET
2 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 14 (16.09%) XML
4 11 (12.64%) HTML
5 8 (9.20%) Web Services
6 7 (8.05%) CSS
7 4 (4.60%) JSP
7 4 (4.60%) jQuery
8 3 (3.45%) SOAP
8 3 (3.45%) WCF
9 2 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.30%) Servlets
9 2 (2.30%) EJB
9 2 (2.30%) J2EE
9 2 (2.30%) Middleware
10 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.15%) MDX
10 1 (1.15%) XSLT
10 1 (1.15%) EDI
10 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.05%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.60%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.45%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.45%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) EPoS
5 1 (1.15%) EMV
5 1 (1.15%) EFT
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) UNIX
2 4 (4.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) AIX
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (19.54%) ETL
3 13 (14.94%) CRM
4 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
5 10 (11.49%) Migration
6 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.20%) ERP
8 7 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.05%) Analytics
9 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.90%) ITIL
9 6 (6.90%) Project Management
9 6 (6.90%) MVC
10 5 (5.75%) Validation
10 5 (5.75%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.75%) Data Transformation
11 4 (4.60%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (4.60%) Physical Data Model
11 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 14 (16.09%) C#
3 11 (12.64%) PL/SQL
4 8 (9.20%) Java
5 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.60%) C++
7 3 (3.45%) C
7 3 (3.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.30%) sed
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.30%) AWK
8 2 (2.30%) Korn
8 2 (2.30%) VB
8 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) ABAP
9 1 (1.15%) VBA
9 1 (1.15%) SAPscript
9 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) MCSE
3 1 (1.15%) MCSA
3 1 (1.15%) CCNA
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.75%) QA
3 4 (4.60%) SLA
4 1 (1.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (35.63%) Oracle
2 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.64%) Cognos
4 7 (8.05%) SAP
4 7 (8.05%) Business Objects
5 4 (4.60%) Citrix
5 4 (4.60%) Remedy
6 3 (3.45%) VMware
7 2 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.30%) Pega
7 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.15%) Facebook
8 1 (1.15%) Twitter
8 1 (1.15%) OpenText
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe
8 1 (1.15%) HP
8 1 (1.15%) Dell
8 1 (1.15%) Minitab
8 1 (1.15%) Teradata
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