Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 45 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 14.66% 10.65% 9.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.00% 31.94% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 23
Luton median daily rate £450 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -2.03% +2.07%
10th Percentile £302 £283 £218
90th Percentile £500 £463 £514
Bedfordshire median daily rate £409 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.07% - +6.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Luton median hourly rate - - £50.39
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £50.39

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 100 72 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 32.57% 33.33% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 50
Luton median daily rate £450 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -2.67% -8.03%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £257
90th Percentile £544 £525 £613
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Luton median hourly rate - - £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £38.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -22.50% +92.31%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 (48.89%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
3 16 (35.56%) Oracle
4 14 (31.11%) Migration
4 14 (31.11%) Big Data
5 13 (28.89%) Apache Spark
5 13 (28.89%) Hadoop
5 13 (28.89%) Python
6 12 (26.67%) OO
6 12 (26.67%) C++
6 12 (26.67%) Java
6 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (26.67%) MLlib
6 12 (26.67%) Predictive Modelling
6 12 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (26.67%) NoSQL
6 12 (26.67%) Scala
6 12 (26.67%) Linear Programming
7 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (22.22%) .NET
8 10 (22.22%) C#
8 10 (22.22%) Microservices
9 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (20.00%) Amazon Athena
9 9 (20.00%) Data Science
9 9 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
10 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing

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 13 (28.89%) Apache Spark
2 7 (15.56%) Apache Airflow
2 7 (15.56%) Luigi
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (8.89%) Apache
3 4 (8.89%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) Confluence
4 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (48.89%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (17.78%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (17.78%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (17.78%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Firewall
1 4 (8.89%) VLAN
2 2 (4.44%) DHCP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.44%) NAS
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) Big Data
3 13 (28.89%) Hadoop
4 12 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 12 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (20.00%) Amazon Athena
5 9 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (17.78%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (17.78%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (13.33%) MySQL
9 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (4.44%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) JIRA
2 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Log4Net
4 1 (2.22%) NSubstitute
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (15.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) AWS Engineer
1 13 (28.89%) Big Data Engineer
1 13 (28.89%) Data Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Business Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) .NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Data Migration Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Data Migration Business Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Hadoop Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Migration Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) MLlib
2 10 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.89%) CSS
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) LINQ
4 3 (6.67%) .NET Core
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.67%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.44%) XML Messaging
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.22%) J2EE
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) Symfony
6 1 (2.22%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) WinForms
6 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Clustering
1 4 (8.89%) Private Cloud
1 4 (8.89%) Replication
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Migration
2 12 (26.67%) Linear Programming
2 12 (26.67%) OO
2 12 (26.67%) Predictive Modelling
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Microservices
5 9 (20.00%) Data Science
5 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (17.78%) Analytics
6 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
6 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (17.78%) User Stories
7 7 (15.56%) Actionable Insight
7 7 (15.56%) Customer Acquisition
7 7 (15.56%) Data Engineering
7 7 (15.56%) Data Flow Diagram
7 7 (15.56%) Data Transformation
7 7 (15.56%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
7 7 (15.56%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Python
2 12 (26.67%) C++
2 12 (26.67%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) Scala
3 10 (22.22%) C#
4 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) VBScript
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) MCSA
2 2 (4.44%) MCSE
2 2 (4.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Kibana
2 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.67%) Google
6 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.44%) CommVault
6 2 (4.44%) Dell
6 2 (4.44%) EqualLogic
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) NetApp
6 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.44%) Symantec
6 2 (4.44%) Veritas
7 1 (2.22%) Capita