Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 22 January 2019 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)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 11 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 56 71 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.79% 11.38% 8.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.28% 37.77% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 33
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £202
90th Percentile £475 £475 £520
East of England median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £12.00
10th Percentile £22.50 - £11.50
90th Percentile £47.90 - £12.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.69 £33.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year -43.93% -7.42% -

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 121 188 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 25.47% 30.13% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 120 119
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £236
90th Percentile £570 £551 £525
East of England median daily rate £435 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +4.19% +11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.39 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.86% +278.25% -71.76%
10th Percentile £25.00 £38.83 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.95 £12.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bedfordshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Bedfordshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Bedfordshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Bedfordshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Bedfordshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 27 £425 -5.56% 13
Bedford -4 7 £450 +42.86% 7
Dunstable -1 5 £321 -8.29% 5
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 29 (51.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (25.00%) ETL
3 14 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.21%) .NET
4 13 (23.21%) C#
5 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
7 9 (16.07%) Windows
8 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 8 (14.29%) OLAP
8 8 (14.29%) ERP
8 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (14.29%) Data Structures
9 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.50%) Oracle
10 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
10 6 (10.71%) CRM
10 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
10 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
10 6 (10.71%) Entity Framework
10 6 (10.71%) Infor M3
10 6 (10.71%) Microservices

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.36%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) Luigi
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Infor M3
2 3 (5.36%) FastStats
2 3 (5.36%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 2 (3.57%) nopCommerce
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.79%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (1.79%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
1 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (51.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (14.29%) OLAP
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (5.36%) Big Data
7 3 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (3.57%) Impala
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.57%) Presto
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.79%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.79%) Power BI
9 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.14%) JIRA
4 3 (5.36%) Zephyr
5 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 3 (5.36%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 18 (32.14%) Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) SQL Developer
4 10 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) DBA
8 4 (7.14%) SQL DBA
8 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.36%) CRM Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) SSIS Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 6 (10.71%) Entity Framework
5 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.14%) .NET Core
6 4 (7.14%) LINQ
7 2 (3.57%) CSS
7 2 (3.57%) Kafka
7 2 (3.57%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (3.57%) XML
8 1 (1.79%) JSON
8 1 (1.79%) Lambda Expressions
8 1 (1.79%) MLlib
8 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.79%) RESTful
8 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.79%) AIX
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) ETL
3 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
4 8 (14.29%) ERP
5 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.71%) CRM
6 6 (10.71%) Microservices
6 6 (10.71%) Scorecard
6 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
7 5 (8.93%) Analytics
7 5 (8.93%) Contingency Planning
7 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) MVC
7 5 (8.93%) TDD
8 4 (7.14%) CQRS
8 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) C#
2 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
2 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) Python
3 3 (5.36%) Scala
3 3 (5.36%) VB
4 2 (3.57%) C++
4 2 (3.57%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) CCA
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) MCTS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) VCAP
3 1 (1.79%) VCP4
3 1 (1.79%) VCP5
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) vCloud
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
3 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Kibana
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) Infor
4 4 (7.14%) Google
5 3 (5.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) Cognos
6 2 (3.57%) Tableau
6 2 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) webMethods