The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 16.67% - 4.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
SQL
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Programming Languages Category
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 50.00% 10.00% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £475 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Dunstable region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

SQL
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Test Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP