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 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 21 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.02% 3.70% 18.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 14.29% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £91.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.50%
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Bedfordshire

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
52 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.07% 25.93% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 20
Average daily rate £425 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.05%
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 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) .NET
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) OO
4 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
6 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
6 4 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) General Ledger
6 4 (18.18%) Web Development
6 4 (18.18%) ERP
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) SAP
6 4 (18.18%) Agresso
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle General Ledger

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) SugarCRM
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Agresso
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) DMZ
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) MSTest
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) WF
3 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.55%) LINQ
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) OO
2 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
1 1 (4.55%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Sybase
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Unica
5 1 (4.55%) AppSense
5 1 (4.55%) Tableau
5 1 (4.55%) Neolane
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