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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 5.77% 2.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
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 £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
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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
4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 7.69% 5.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £373 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Dunstable

SQL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos