The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 17 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.86% 12.59% 7.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.33% 56.25% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 10
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £495 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -26.22%
SQL
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
30 32 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.83% 22.38% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 39
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £46.07 £51.30 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.19% +25.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for SQL.

1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) SOA
3 6 (25.00%) SaaS
4 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) OLTP
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Advertising
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) Confluence
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) OLTP
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.17%) ProC
3 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 2 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Test Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.17%) DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) RESTful
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Debian
4 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) SOA
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Information Management
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) AWK
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) COBOL
5 1 (4.17%) Korn
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) sed
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) HND
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.17%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO