The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 3.45% 12.50% 8.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 46.67% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 6.90% 26.79% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
Average daily rate £398 £388 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +106.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Colchester region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Spiceworks
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Netezza
2 1 (20.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (20.00%) Spiceworks