Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 33 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 10.58% 7.76% 11.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.67% 25.00% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 31
Luton median daily rate £400 £381 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +3.04% -7.62%
10th Percentile £318 £150 £213
90th Percentile £525 £515 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% +11.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Luton median hourly rate - £12.00 £50.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -76.19% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.00 £40.20
% change year-on-year - -70.15% +60.78%

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 98 68 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 31.41% 31.05% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 43 62
Luton median daily rate £450 £438 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.48% -1.47%
10th Percentile £348 £315 £275
90th Percentile £561 £520 £612
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 19
Luton median hourly rate £50.78 £12.00 £50.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.17% -76.32% +11.56%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £29.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +52.57% -30.00% +57.41%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 12 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Migration
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Retail
4 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
4 8 (24.24%) Data Modelling
4 8 (24.24%) C#
4 8 (24.24%) .NET
4 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
4 8 (24.24%) User Stories
5 7 (21.21%) Data Transformation
5 7 (21.21%) Microservices
5 7 (21.21%) Analytics
5 7 (21.21%) Data Flow Diagram
5 7 (21.21%) Use Case
5 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Change Management
6 6 (18.18%) IBM
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 6 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.15%) Prototyping
7 5 (15.15%) Marketing

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 (12.12%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Unica
2 1 (3.03%) Infor M3
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
2 2 (6.06%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) Skype
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) Big Data
4 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon QuickSight
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
5 2 (6.06%) HBase
5 2 (6.06%) Impala
5 2 (6.06%) Mahout
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (6.06%) QlikView
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Business Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Campaign Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Data Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Data Migration Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Data Migration Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Migration Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) DBA
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) CSS
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.06%) GraphX
4 2 (6.06%) MLlib
4 2 (6.06%) TensorFlow
4 2 (6.06%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) Angular 2
5 1 (3.03%) MDX
5 1 (3.03%) Node.js
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) WinForms
5 1 (3.03%) XML Messaging
5 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Clustering
3 4 (12.12%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Migration
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
4 8 (24.24%) Data Modelling
4 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
4 8 (24.24%) User Stories
5 7 (21.21%) Analytics
5 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
5 7 (21.21%) Data Flow Diagram
5 7 (21.21%) Data Transformation
5 7 (21.21%) Microservices
5 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 7 (21.21%) Use Case
5 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.18%) Change Management
6 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 6 (18.18%) Software Delivery
7 5 (15.15%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) C#
2 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) R
3 2 (6.06%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) MCSA
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.03%) CCA
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.06%) Mesos
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) NetApp
3 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
4 2 (6.06%) CommVault
4 2 (6.06%) Dell
4 2 (6.06%) EqualLogic
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec
4 2 (6.06%) Tableau
4 2 (6.06%) Veritas
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) Pegasus
5 1 (3.03%) Talend
5 1 (3.03%) Workday