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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 21 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 20 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.35% 4.76% 11.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.71% 16.67% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
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 £25.38 £24.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -10.00%
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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
56 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.17% 28.57% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 25
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 1 October 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 October 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 16 (44.44%) Oracle
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Scrum
2 14 (38.89%) .NET
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 11 (30.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (30.56%) SAP
5 9 (25.00%) C#
5 9 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 8 (22.22%) OO
6 8 (22.22%) ERP
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
7 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (19.44%) Agresso
7 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
8 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.89%) IBM
9 5 (13.89%) Marketing
9 5 (13.89%) SugarCRM
9 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
9 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.89%) Unica
9 5 (13.89%) TeamCity
9 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.89%) HTML
9 5 (13.89%) Windows

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (13.89%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Agresso
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DMZ
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) TeamCity
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) NUnit
2 1 (2.78%) MSTest
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Marketing
3 4 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 4 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Commercial Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) XSLT
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) WPF
4 1 (2.78%) WF
4 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.78%) LINQ
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) Economics
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Scrum
3 11 (30.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 8 (22.22%) OO
5 8 (22.22%) ERP
6 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
6 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
7 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.89%) ETL
8 5 (13.89%) CRM
8 5 (13.89%) Campaign Management
9 4 (11.11%) Software Architecture
9 4 (11.11%) Web Development
9 4 (11.11%) Migration
10 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) VBScript
6 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.78%) VMFS
1 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
1 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) SAP
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) IBM
4 5 (13.89%) Unica
4 5 (13.89%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (13.89%) Neolane
5 2 (5.56%) Tableau
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Sybase
6 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) AppSense