The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 16 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.75% 10.09% 17.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.83% 45.83% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.70%
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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 Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 25.15% 22.02% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 21
Average daily rate £415 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Luton

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Luton region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Luton region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 15 (40.54%) .NET
3 14 (37.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (32.43%) SAP
4 12 (32.43%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (24.32%) Scrum
7 8 (21.62%) ETL
7 8 (21.62%) IBM
7 8 (21.62%) C#
7 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (18.92%) ISO 9001
8 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (18.92%) CRM
8 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
8 7 (18.92%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (18.92%) Marketing
8 7 (18.92%) SugarCRM
8 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
8 7 (18.92%) Unica
8 7 (18.92%) Campaign Management
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
8 7 (18.92%) Neolane
9 6 (16.22%) ERP
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.51%) Agresso
10 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
10 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 7 (18.92%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Agresso
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) NUnit
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) MSTest
1 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Marketing
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.70%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Business Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Commercial Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Development
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) WCF
3 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) XSLT
4 1 (2.70%) ODBC
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) LINQ
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) WPF
4 1 (2.70%) WF
4 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.41%) Statistics
3 2 (5.41%) Economics
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) ETL
5 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.92%) CRM
5 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.92%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.92%) Campaign Management
6 6 (16.22%) ERP
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Analytics
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
8 4 (10.81%) OO
9 3 (8.11%) ITIL
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) C#
1 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
2 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) VBA
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 12 (32.43%) SAP
3 8 (21.62%) IBM
4 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (18.92%) Unica
4 7 (18.92%) Neolane
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) Tableau
6 3 (8.11%) Sybase
7 1 (2.70%) Intel
7 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.70%) Siebel
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