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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 60 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.88% 28.44% 17.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.81% 53.57% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 53 7
Average daily rate
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£355 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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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
57 112 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 34.55% 53.08% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 92 16
Average daily rate £450 £388 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +18.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (28.95%) Data Modelling
4 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
4 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (26.32%) Logical Data Model
5 10 (26.32%) Physical Data Model
6 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
7 8 (21.05%) Finance
7 8 (21.05%) .NET
8 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
8 7 (18.42%) ETL
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle
9 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
9 6 (15.79%) Data Mart
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Degree
10 5 (13.16%) VLAN
10 5 (13.16%) Windows
10 5 (13.16%) Cisco
10 5 (13.16%) Validation
11 4 (10.53%) UNIX
11 4 (10.53%) VMware
11 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
11 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
11 4 (10.53%) QA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Jetty
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) VLAN
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) IPsec
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.79%) Data Mart
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.89%) Spotfire
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (7.89%) OLAP
7 2 (5.26%) SQLBase
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.63%) MS Access
8 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) NUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.63%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.63%) TestLink
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Data Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Data Modeller
6 3 (7.89%) MI Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) MI Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Designer
7 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) NHS Information Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Spring
2 2 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
3 1 (2.63%) Java EE
3 1 (2.63%) MDX
3 1 (2.63%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (2.63%) JRuby
3 1 (2.63%) EJB
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) NHS
2 2 (5.26%) PKI
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (28.95%) Data Modelling
2 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
3 10 (26.32%) Logical Data Model
3 10 (26.32%) Physical Data Model
4 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.42%) ETL
6 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Validation
7 3 (7.89%) Network Management
7 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Analytics
7 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
7 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (7.89%) SOA
8 2 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
2 3 (7.89%) VBA
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCPD
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) MCSD
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) iptables
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Iperf
2 1 (2.63%) Nessus
2 1 (2.63%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) Splunk
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.63%) Agilent
7 1 (2.63%) McKesson