The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Ipswich region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 60 9 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 35.29% 12.68% 22.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 68.18% 34.62% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 7 26
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £355 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
88 26 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 51.76% 36.62% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 18 39
Average daily rate £365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 11
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 60 (55.05%) SQL Server
2 41 (37.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (34.86%) T-SQL
4 31 (28.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (24.77%) ETL
6 25 (22.94%) .NET
6 25 (22.94%) Finance
7 24 (22.02%) XML
8 22 (20.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (18.35%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (18.35%) Data Analysis
10 19 (17.43%) Windows
10 19 (17.43%) Test Scripting
11 18 (16.51%) UNIX
11 18 (16.51%) TCP/IP
11 18 (16.51%) VPN
11 18 (16.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (15.60%) Web Services
13 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
14 15 (13.76%) Replication
14 15 (13.76%) JSON
15 14 (12.84%) Manual Testing
15 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
16 13 (11.93%) HP Quality Center
16 13 (11.93%) Puppet
16 13 (11.93%) NoSQL
16 13 (11.93%) Reverse Proxy
16 13 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (11.93%) Firewall

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.51%) TCP/IP
1 18 (16.51%) VPN
2 13 (11.93%) Reverse Proxy
2 13 (11.93%) Firewall
2 13 (11.93%) DNS
3 11 (10.09%) SAN
4 5 (4.59%) LAN
4 5 (4.59%) IPsec
4 5 (4.59%) VLAN
5 3 (2.75%) Network Security
6 1 (0.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (55.05%) SQL Server
2 41 (37.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (28.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (18.35%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (16.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (11.93%) NoSQL
7 12 (11.01%) Data Mart
8 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.83%) OLAP
11 1 (0.92%) MySQL
11 1 (0.92%) DTS
11 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.92%) QlikView
11 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.75%) NuGet
5 1 (0.92%) JMeter
5 1 (0.92%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.92%) Selenium
5 1 (0.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.92%) Moq
General
1 25 (22.94%) Finance
2 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
2 2 (1.83%) Advertising
3 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (42.20%) Analyst
2 43 (39.45%) Developer
3 15 (13.76%) Test Analyst
4 13 (11.93%) Data Analyst
5 12 (11.01%) SQL Developer
6 11 (10.09%) Business Analyst
7 10 (9.17%) Tester
7 10 (9.17%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.42%) DBA
8 7 (6.42%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.50%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Systems Tester
10 5 (4.59%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.59%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.67%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.94%) .NET
2 24 (22.02%) XML
3 17 (15.60%) Web Services
4 15 (13.76%) JSON
5 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.01%) MDX
6 10 (9.17%) WCF
7 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (6.42%) jQuery
8 6 (5.50%) SOAP
9 5 (4.59%) Silverlight
9 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.67%) WPF
10 4 (3.67%) LINQ
10 4 (3.67%) NHibernate
10 4 (3.67%) Ajax
10 4 (3.67%) HTML
10 4 (3.67%) CSS
11 3 (2.75%) XSLT
11 3 (2.75%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Replication
2 12 (11.01%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.59%) PKI
4 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.43%) Windows
2 18 (16.51%) UNIX
3 13 (11.93%) Linux
4 5 (4.59%) Solaris
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) ETL
2 22 (20.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (18.35%) Data Analysis
4 19 (17.43%) Test Scripting
5 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (12.84%) Manual Testing
7 12 (11.01%) Data Modelling
8 11 (10.09%) Data Transformation
9 10 (9.17%) DevOps
10 9 (8.26%) MVC
11 6 (5.50%) System Testing
11 6 (5.50%) Integration Testing
12 5 (4.59%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (4.59%) Network Management
12 5 (4.59%) Test Strategy
13 4 (3.67%) Unit Testing
14 3 (2.75%) CRM
14 3 (2.75%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.86%) T-SQL
2 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
3 13 (11.93%) Shell Script
3 13 (11.93%) C#
4 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.59%) Java
6 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) ISEB
2 5 (4.59%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.67%) MCSE
4 1 (0.92%) ACCA
4 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) KVM
3 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.92%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (11.93%) Puppet
1 13 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.01%) HP
3 9 (8.26%) Oracle
4 7 (6.42%) VMware
5 5 (4.59%) Cisco
5 5 (4.59%) Splunk
6 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.83%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.92%) NetApp
8 1 (0.92%) Netezza
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