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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 22 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.91% 4.60% 17.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 16.67% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £325 £413
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 £28.75 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.49% -1.85%
SQL
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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
57 24 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.27% 27.59% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 22
Average daily rate £425 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 September 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 September 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 10 (40.00%) .NET
1 10 (40.00%) Scrum
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 8 (32.00%) OO
3 8 (32.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.00%) SAP
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.00%) Software Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) Agresso
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) Windows
6 4 (16.00%) ERP
6 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Web Development
6 4 (16.00%) General Ledger
6 4 (16.00%) Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (8.00%) SugarCRM
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Agresso
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) DMZ
1 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) MSTest
2 1 (4.00%) NUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.00%) DBA
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) WPF
4 1 (4.00%) WF
4 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (4.00%) LINQ
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Scrum
2 8 (32.00%) OO
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Web Development
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) ERP
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Test Management
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) VCP5
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
1 1 (4.00%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Sybase
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Unica
4 2 (8.00%) Neolane
5 1 (4.00%) Tableau
5 1 (4.00%) AppSense
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
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