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 24 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 18 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.59% 4.52% 8.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.43% 20.00% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£401 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £338 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £438 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
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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
42 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.09% 22.61% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 14
Average daily rate £413 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.06% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +211.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Tableau
4 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (15.00%) Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) Dutch Language
5 3 (15.00%) French Language
5 3 (15.00%) German Language
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Middleware
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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%) NServiceBus
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (5.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Dutch Language
2 3 (15.00%) French Language
2 3 (15.00%) German Language
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Commercial Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) EJB
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) Servlets
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) ODBC
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) CRM
2 4 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Coaching
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Tableau
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Pega
5 1 (5.00%) Intel
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica
5 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) Siebel
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
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