The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.23% 14.84% 16.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.58% 35.85% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 10
Average daily rate £331 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £245 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £68.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +2.46%
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
19 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.89% 41.41% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 39 35
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) OLAP
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) MDX
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Tableau
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (15.38%) Reinsurance

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (7.69%) Documentum
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (30.77%) OLAP
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (7.69%) MS Access
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (7.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) MDX
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (7.69%) Drools
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) LINQ
2 1 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
1 2 (15.38%) Reinsurance
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) RAD
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) SSADM
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Tableau