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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 15.38% - 15.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£238 - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.50%
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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 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 15.38% 33.33% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 12
Average daily rate £225 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.91%
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 £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Report Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Report Writer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Objects