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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL 20 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.58% 6.91% 4.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 26.32% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +8.49%
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 Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 57 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 25.16% 26.27% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 12
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £51.30 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 (45.71%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) ERP
2 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
3 8 (22.86%) Finance
4 7 (20.00%) Retail
4 7 (20.00%) .NET
4 7 (20.00%) XML
5 6 (17.14%) UNIX
5 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
5 6 (17.14%) C#
5 6 (17.14%) SOA
5 6 (17.14%) Agresso
5 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 5 (14.29%) SAP
6 5 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) WCF
7 4 (11.43%) SOAP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (5.71%) Mule
1 2 (5.71%) Confluence
1 2 (5.71%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.86%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Agresso
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (5.71%) Lawson
3 2 (5.71%) Movex
3 2 (5.71%) Infor M3
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
1 2 (5.71%) Telnet
1 2 (5.71%) SSH
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) Data Mining
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) OLAP
4 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.71%) ProC
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Data Quality Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Designer
7 2 (5.71%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Report Writer
8 1 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Software Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
1 7 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (11.43%) SOAP
2 4 (11.43%) WCF
2 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) JSP
3 3 (8.57%) REST
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) MSMQ
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) Servlets
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) EJB
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) AIX
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ERP
1 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.14%) SOA
3 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.43%) ETL
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Customer Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Data Transformation
6 2 (5.71%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C#
1 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
1 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) C
3 2 (5.71%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) VBA
3 2 (5.71%) AWK
3 2 (5.71%) Korn
3 2 (5.71%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) SAP
4 4 (11.43%) Cognos
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
6 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.71%) Sun
6 2 (5.71%) WSO2
7 1 (2.86%) Pega
7 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.86%) VMware
7 1 (2.86%) Retek
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe