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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.29% 7.95% 18.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.28% 34.29% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 10
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.42%
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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
47 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 29.56% 23.18% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 17
Average daily rate £425 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 5 March 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 5 March 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 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) SAP
4 8 (24.24%) .NET
4 8 (24.24%) Finance
5 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.21%) CRM
5 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
5 7 (21.21%) Marketing
6 6 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) ETL
6 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.15%) ERP
7 5 (15.15%) IBM
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Tableau
7 5 (15.15%) Analytics
8 4 (12.12%) Campaign Management
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
8 4 (12.12%) Neolane
8 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
8 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
8 4 (12.12%) Retail
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (12.12%) SugarCRM
8 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.12%) Unica

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (12.12%) SugarCRM
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Agresso
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 3 (9.09%) Dutch Language
4 3 (9.09%) French Language
4 3 (9.09%) German Language
5 1 (3.03%) Publishing
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Data Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Commercial Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Head of Development
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Siebel Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) ODBC
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
1 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.06%) Statistics
3 2 (6.06%) Economics
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Scrum
3 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.21%) CRM
3 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
4 6 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) ETL
5 5 (15.15%) ERP
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) Analytics
6 4 (12.12%) Campaign Management
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
6 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
1 4 (12.12%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) VBA
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
2 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) SAP
3 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Tableau
4 4 (12.12%) Neolane
4 4 (12.12%) Unica
4 4 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.03%) Sybase
5 1 (3.03%) Siebel
5 1 (3.03%) Intel
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica