The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Luton region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 23 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.09% 5.00% 18.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.53% 26.67% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £325 £412
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 £24.50 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
47 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 23.86% 18.75% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 15
Average daily rate £400 £425 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +38.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 1 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 1 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 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (25.00%) Agresso
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Web Development
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) General Ledger
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) ERP
6 3 (15.00%) SAP
6 3 (15.00%) Data Integration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Agresso
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) DMZ
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Payments Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Web Development
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
1 1 (5.00%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) AppSense
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Tableau