The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 25 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.89% 13.18% 24.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.35% 31.48% 49.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 23
Median daily rate £340 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £445 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.02 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-19.74% +28.23%
SQL
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 31.08% 41.86% 49.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 42
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £291 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for SQL.

1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.07%) Linux
4 7 (17.07%) OO
4 7 (17.07%) Apache
4 7 (17.07%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) ETL
4 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
4 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 7 (17.07%) JSON
4 7 (17.07%) Open Source
4 7 (17.07%) HBase
4 7 (17.07%) Big Data
4 7 (17.07%) Cloudera
4 7 (17.07%) Kafka
4 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (17.07%) Apache Spark
5 5 (12.20%) Finance
6 4 (9.76%) Workflow Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Workflow
6 4 (9.76%) Clustering
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) C#
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) VMware
7 3 (7.32%) Office 365

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 7 (17.07%) Apache
1 7 (17.07%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
1 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) Big Data
2 7 (17.07%) HBase
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) MS Access
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Business Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) DBA
2 9 (21.95%) SQL DBA
3 6 (14.63%) Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Database Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) JSON
1 7 (17.07%) Kafka
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) jQuery
3 2 (4.88%) ODBC
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
2 7 (17.07%) ETL
2 7 (17.07%) OO
2 7 (17.07%) Open Source
2 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.76%) Workflow
3 4 (9.76%) Workflow Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (7.32%) User Stories
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Testing
5 2 (4.88%) MVC
5 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) TDD
5 2 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CCNA
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Apache Flume
1 2 (4.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Kibana
2 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Cloudera
3 3 (7.32%) Citrix
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Imperva