Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 18 25
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL 36 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 12.68% 6.71% 4.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.00% 20.00% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 10
Luton median daily rate £425 £375 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -15.49% +4.41%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £323
90th Percentile £538 £570 £548
Bedfordshire median daily rate £417 £363 £385
% change year-on-year +15.00% -5.84% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Luton median hourly rate - - £12.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 - £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 80 105 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 28.17% 33.55% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 85 50
Luton median daily rate £456 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +8.57% +6.06%
10th Percentile £277 £289 £301
90th Percentile £600 £595 £504
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Luton median hourly rate - - £31.39
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.39
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.50% -16.29%

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 October 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 October 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 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle
4 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (22.22%) Big Data
5 8 (22.22%) Migration
5 8 (22.22%) Python
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 8 (22.22%) Apache Spark
6 7 (19.44%) Amazon Kinesis
6 7 (19.44%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
6 7 (19.44%) Data Science
6 7 (19.44%) Windows
6 7 (19.44%) Scala
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (16.67%) MVC
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (16.67%) ETL
7 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (16.67%) Apache
7 6 (16.67%) C#
7 6 (16.67%) .NET
7 6 (16.67%) MySQL
7 6 (16.67%) Amazon Athena

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 8 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 6 (16.67%) Apache
3 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (11.11%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (11.11%) IIS
4 4 (11.11%) Luigi
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (19.44%) Amazon EMR
3 7 (19.44%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) Big Data
3 6 (16.67%) Amazon Athena
3 6 (16.67%) MySQL
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.89%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (13.89%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (13.89%) Hadoop
4 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
4 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.56%) Impala
7 2 (5.56%) OLAP
7 2 (5.56%) Presto
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.89%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (13.89%) TeamCity
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (2.78%) Legal
1 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Data Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.11%) DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) ETL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
1 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (13.89%) .NET Core
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (13.89%) LINQ
2 5 (13.89%) MLlib
3 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.56%) Kafka
3 2 (5.56%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
1 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Data Science
3 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (16.67%) ETL
3 6 (16.67%) MVC
3 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) BDD
4 5 (13.89%) CQRS
4 5 (13.89%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (13.89%) DevOps
4 5 (13.89%) Linear Programming
4 5 (13.89%) Microservices
4 5 (13.89%) OO
4 5 (13.89%) Predictive Modelling
4 5 (13.89%) TDD
4 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.11%) Customer Acquisition
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) Python
2 7 (19.44%) Scala
3 6 (16.67%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) C++
4 5 (13.89%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Kibana
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
3 5 (13.89%) Google
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Infor
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec