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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 19 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 65 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.26% 32.34% 13.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 65.66% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 55 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +10.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £324 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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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 Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 99 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 34.21% 49.25% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 79 15
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -25.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (39.39%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
5 10 (30.30%) Data Modelling
6 9 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
6 9 (27.27%) Physical Data Model
7 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.21%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) ETL
8 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
9 6 (18.18%) .NET
9 6 (18.18%) Data Mart
9 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (15.15%) Manual Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Validation
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle
11 4 (12.12%) VBA
11 4 (12.12%) Java
11 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
11 4 (12.12%) Degree
12 3 (9.09%) QA
12 3 (9.09%) Information Security
12 3 (9.09%) SOA
12 3 (9.09%) MS Office

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Jetty
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) VLAN
1 2 (6.06%) NAS
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (18.18%) Data Mart
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (6.06%) Spotfire
7 2 (6.06%) SQLBase
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (6.06%) OLAP
8 1 (3.03%) MS Access
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.03%) MySQL
8 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) TestLink
3 1 (3.03%) Robot Framework
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Data Modeller
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) MI Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.03%) NHS Information Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) SOAP
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) Spring
2 2 (6.06%) Java EE
3 1 (3.03%) MDX
3 1 (3.03%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) EJB
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) NHS
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Statistics
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Debian
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (30.30%) Data Modelling
2 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
3 9 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
3 9 (27.27%) Physical Data Model
4 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.21%) ETL
6 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.15%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Validation
9 3 (9.09%) Information Security
9 3 (9.09%) SOA
10 2 (6.06%) Workflow
10 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
10 2 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
10 2 (6.06%) Data Architecture
10 2 (6.06%) Open Source
10 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
2 4 (12.12%) VBA
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) GIAC
3 1 (3.03%) MCPD
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) MCSD
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Iperf
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) McKesson
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Agilent
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