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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.43% 6.49% 7.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.40% 50.00% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 6
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£425 £205 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.31% -31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £326 £323
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 - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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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
53 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 28.65% 12.99% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 8 15
Average daily rate £430 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.21% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £410 £394
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 - £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014, 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 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Oracle
4 14 (36.84%) Scrum
5 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (34.21%) Finance
6 12 (31.58%) SAP
7 10 (26.32%) C#
8 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
8 9 (23.68%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (21.05%) ETL
9 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (21.05%) IBM
9 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
10 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
10 7 (18.42%) CRM
10 7 (18.42%) ISO 9001
10 7 (18.42%) ERP
10 7 (18.42%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (18.42%) Unica
10 7 (18.42%) Marketing
10 7 (18.42%) SugarCRM
10 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
10 7 (18.42%) Campaign Management
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
10 7 (18.42%) Neolane
11 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
11 6 (15.79%) OO
12 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (18.42%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Agresso
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.89%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) MSTest
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Marketing
3 5 (13.16%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Business Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Data Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Commercial Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Payments Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Head of Development
8 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) WCF
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) XSLT
4 1 (2.63%) ODBC
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) WPF
4 1 (2.63%) WF
4 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.63%) LINQ
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Economics
2 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Scrum
3 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
4 9 (23.68%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (21.05%) ETL
5 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
6 7 (18.42%) CRM
6 7 (18.42%) ERP
6 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
6 7 (18.42%) Campaign Management
7 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.79%) OO
8 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.16%) Analytics
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
9 4 (10.53%) Web Development
10 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) C#
2 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) VBA
5 2 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) SAP
3 8 (21.05%) IBM
4 7 (18.42%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (18.42%) Unica
4 7 (18.42%) Neolane
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.16%) Tableau
6 2 (5.26%) Sybase
7 1 (2.63%) Siebel
7 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.63%) Intel