Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 13 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 11.20% 9.18% 5.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.76% 28.42% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 7
Luton median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £300 £323 £150
90th Percentile £485 £525 £540
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 - £12.00
10th Percentile £49.50 - £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 - £12.50
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £12.00

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 59 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 24.48% 32.31% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 75 46
Luton median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +12.18%
10th Percentile £300 £350 £314
90th Percentile £550 £602 £531
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 £50.78 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +323.17% -76.32%
10th Percentile £49.50 £50.78 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.78 £12.50
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.39 £12.00
% change year-on-year -0.86% +278.25% -71.76%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 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 Luton region with a requirement for SQL.

1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) .NET
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (22.22%) ETL
5 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (18.52%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) Windows
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (14.81%) .NET Core
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (14.81%) OLAP
7 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.81%) MVC
7 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
7 4 (14.81%) LINQ
7 4 (14.81%) Google
7 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure

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 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (3.70%) Luigi
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Infor M3
1 2 (7.41%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (14.81%) OLAP
7 3 (11.11%) Big Data
7 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.41%) Impala
8 2 (7.41%) Presto
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) Zephyr
4 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (14.81%) DBA
3 4 (14.81%) SQL DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) ETL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Core
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
2 4 (14.81%) LINQ
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) Kafka
3 2 (7.41%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (3.70%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
1 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) ETL
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) CQRS
4 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Microservices
4 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Data Science
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (11.11%) Test Management
5 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) Scala
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Kibana
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Infor
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec
3 1 (3.70%) VMware