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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 20 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.14% 5.63% 3.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.47% 22.50% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate £363 £401 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £295 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
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
34 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 19.43% 25.00% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 31
Average daily rate £360 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £638 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £46.07 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 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 30 April 2016, 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 18 (56.25%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) .NET
3 12 (37.50%) SOA
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
4 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
4 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Multithreading
5 10 (31.25%) Software Architecture
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.00%) Windows
7 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Migration
8 5 (15.63%) Test Management
9 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) JIRA
9 4 (12.50%) QA
9 4 (12.50%) Bugzilla
9 4 (12.50%) SaaS
9 4 (12.50%) ISEB
9 4 (12.50%) Web Services
9 4 (12.50%) FogBugz
9 4 (12.50%) Defect Management
10 3 (9.38%) Data Transformation
10 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.38%) ETL
10 3 (9.38%) FTP
10 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 4 (12.50%) FogBugz
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) NUnit
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.25%) ProC
2 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Test Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) RESTful
4 2 (6.25%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) SOA
2 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
2 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Multithreading
3 10 (31.25%) Software Architecture
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) Test Management
6 4 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.38%) Data Transformation
7 3 (9.38%) ETL
8 2 (6.25%) Change Management
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.25%) Information Management
8 2 (6.25%) MVC
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) C
2 2 (6.25%) C++
2 2 (6.25%) COBOL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) Ruby
2 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) AWK
3 1 (3.13%) Korn
3 1 (3.13%) sed
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) HND
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy
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