Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 16 August 2018 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 > Luton
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 17 26
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL 39 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 13.45% 7.67% 4.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.35% 23.91% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 13
Luton median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £274 £308
90th Percentile £500 £475 £483
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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 Luton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 86 92 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 29.66% 32.06% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 71 52
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £280
90th Percentile £600 £543 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Luton median hourly rate - - £50.78
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £50.39
% change year-on-year +8.33% -40.46% +7.44%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Luton

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Luton

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Luton over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Luton

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 Luton region with a requirement for SQL.

1 22 (56.41%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle
3 15 (38.46%) Python
3 15 (38.46%) Big Data
3 15 (38.46%) Apache Spark
4 14 (35.90%) Scala
4 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
5 13 (33.33%) C++
5 13 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (33.33%) OO
5 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 13 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
5 13 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 13 (33.33%) Linear Programming
5 13 (33.33%) MLlib
6 10 (25.64%) Amazon EMR
6 10 (25.64%) Amazon Kinesis
6 10 (25.64%) Amazon Athena
6 10 (25.64%) Data Science
7 9 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (23.08%) Amazon Redshift
7 9 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (20.51%) Workflow Management
8 8 (20.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (20.51%) Workflow
8 8 (20.51%) Analytics
8 8 (20.51%) Performance Metrics
8 8 (20.51%) Customer Acquisition

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 15 (38.46%) Apache Spark
2 8 (20.51%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (20.51%) Luigi
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (12.82%) Apache
4 4 (10.26%) IIS
4 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (56.41%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon EMR
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon Kinesis
3 9 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) VLAN
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Big Data
2 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
3 13 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 13 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (25.64%) Amazon Athena
5 9 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (23.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (15.38%) MySQL
7 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (5.13%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (2.56%) Impala
10 1 (2.56%) Presto
10 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Log4Net
3 1 (2.56%) NSubstitute
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) AWS Engineer
1 14 (35.90%) Big Data Engineer
1 14 (35.90%) Data Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Hadoop Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) MLlib
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (10.26%) LINQ
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Core
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 2 (5.13%) XML Messaging
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) J2EE
6 1 (2.56%) JSON
6 1 (2.56%) Ninject
6 1 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (2.56%) Symfony
6 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
1 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Linear Programming
1 13 (33.33%) OO
1 13 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 10 (25.64%) Data Science
3 8 (20.51%) Actionable Insight
3 8 (20.51%) Analytics
3 8 (20.51%) Customer Acquisition
3 8 (20.51%) Performance Metrics
3 8 (20.51%) Workflow
3 8 (20.51%) Workflow Management
4 7 (17.95%) Migration
5 6 (15.38%) Data Engineering
5 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) Microservices
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (10.26%) BDD
7 4 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Python
2 14 (35.90%) Scala
3 13 (33.33%) C++
3 13 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.13%) VBA
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Kibana
2 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec