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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 16 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.99% 14.04% 25.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.78% 41.38% 50.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 44
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.66%
SQL
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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
36 58 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.56% 33.92% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 41 81
Median daily rate £400 £475 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +24.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) OLAP
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Tableau
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) MDX
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Optimisation
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014

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 1 (8.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) OLAP
4 2 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) DataStage
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (8.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (8.33%) DataStage Developer
3 1 (8.33%) DataStage ETL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft BI Architect
3 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) MDX
2 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Netezza