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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 23 7 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.43% 11.41% 7.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.32% 44.74% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 17
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £350 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.02 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-16.71% +28.23%
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
53 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 30.29% 25.50% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 40
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £45.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -11.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
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 26 September 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 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Apache
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (23.08%) Tableau
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) hybris
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (15.38%) vSphere
5 2 (15.38%) SaaS
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

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 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) SAS
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) OpenEdge
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
4 2 (15.38%) OLTP
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Games
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
2 1 (7.69%) Apache CXF
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Java RMI
2 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
2 1 (7.69%) XML-RPC
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Debian
3 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.69%) Kibana
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) Tableau
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) hybris
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO