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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 18 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.59% 15.73% 18.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.13% 30.43% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £246 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £68.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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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
64 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 44.76% 51.69% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 17
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £233 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (20.00%) VPN
3 8 (20.00%) Finance
4 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (15.00%) JSON
4 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) UNIX
4 6 (15.00%) .NET
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.50%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) DNS
5 5 (12.50%) ETL
5 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
6 4 (10.00%) QA
6 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) SAN

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) VPN
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.50%) DNS
4 4 (10.00%) SAN
5 3 (7.50%) LAN
5 3 (7.50%) Firewall
5 3 (7.50%) IPsec
5 3 (7.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (7.50%) VLAN
6 2 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.50%) OLAP
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.50%) Spotfire
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) Data Mart
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.50%) MS Access
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
1 2 (5.00%) NUnit
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) JUnit
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) Moq
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) MI Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support Assistant
5 2 (5.00%) IT Assistant
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support
5 2 (5.00%) Release Coordinator
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) JSON
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.50%) jQuery
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (5.00%) Flash
5 1 (2.50%) EJB
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.50%) LINQ
5 1 (2.50%) WCF
5 1 (2.50%) Spring
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.50%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (2.50%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.50%) Replication
1 3 (7.50%) Online Banking
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.00%) iPad
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Solaris
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (12.50%) ETL
2 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 5 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
2 5 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
3 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (7.50%) Validation
4 3 (7.50%) MVC
4 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (7.50%) Test Planning
4 3 (7.50%) Analytics
4 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Data Transformation
4 3 (7.50%) Data Architecture
4 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) C#
1 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.00%) ActionScript
5 2 (5.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) Delphi
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Jython
6 1 (2.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Nmap
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
2 4 (10.00%) HP
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) Splunk
4 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (5.00%) Sophos
4 2 (5.00%) Macromedia
4 2 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
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