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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 18 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.19% 8.00% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.81% 33.33% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Median daily rate £350 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £243 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £499 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.83 £22.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+45.90% -27.41%
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
31 36 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.13% 24.00% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 33
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £46.07 - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 15 (51.72%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) .NET
3 10 (34.48%) SOA
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Software Architecture
6 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) Test Management
8 5 (17.24%) Migration
8 5 (17.24%) SaaS
9 4 (13.79%) FogBugz
9 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) ISEB
9 4 (13.79%) Web Services
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.79%) JIRA
9 4 (13.79%) QA
9 4 (13.79%) Bugzilla
10 3 (10.34%) VMware
10 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 3 (10.34%) FTP
10 3 (10.34%) Oracle

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 (6.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Taleo
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) FTP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Bugzilla
1 4 (13.79%) FogBugz
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.45%) ProC
3 1 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Test Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.90%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) RESTful
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) WCF
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) Rendezvous
5 1 (3.45%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) Debian
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) SOA
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
3 8 (27.59%) Software Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 5 (17.24%) Test Management
5 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
5 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) Data Transformation
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) Ruby
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) AWK
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) COBOL
4 1 (3.45%) Korn
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) sed
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) HND
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Cygwin
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.45%) Kibana
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) TIBCO