Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 12 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 13.89% 9.47% 18.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 21.43% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 25
Bedford median daily rate £315 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -14.29%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year - -64.44% -

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 20 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 27.78% 44.21% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 26
Bedford median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +7.48% +12.50%
10th Percentile £312 £200 £255
90th Percentile £438 £468 £438
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
% change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -4.76%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bedford

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Bedford

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Bedford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) Microservices
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) SCOM
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Appium
1 1 (10.00%) Calabash
1 1 (10.00%) Capybara
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) API Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) SDET
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (10.00%) Alteryx
2 1 (10.00%) Capita
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) CommVault
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Logi
2 1 (10.00%) Logi Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Sage
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas
2 1 (10.00%) VMware