The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 10.00% 12.26% 19.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.79% 48.15% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 13
Average daily rate
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£140 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £375 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.63 £21.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.38 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -1.85%
SQL
Norfolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Norwich region.

Programming Languages Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
96 27 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 50.53% 25.47% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 14 37
Average daily rate £300 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.12% -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Norwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Norwich region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Norwich region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 9 (28.13%) HTML
6 7 (21.88%) CSS
6 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (21.88%) MVC
6 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 6 (18.75%) Ajax
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle
7 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 6 (18.75%) Windows
7 6 (18.75%) XHTML
8 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
8 5 (15.63%) OOP
8 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
8 5 (15.63%) Project Management
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 5 (15.63%) Software Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) REST
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
1 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) WordPress
1 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
1 1 (3.13%) Broadband
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Toad
1 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
4 7 (21.88%) CSS
4 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (18.75%) Ajax
5 6 (18.75%) XHTML
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
6 5 (15.63%) WCF
6 5 (15.63%) LINQ
6 5 (15.63%) jQuery
6 5 (15.63%) REST
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) Middleware
8 1 (3.13%) Java EE
8 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Informatics
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) MVC
2 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) OOP
3 5 (15.63%) Scrum
3 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
3 5 (15.63%) Software Architecture
4 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.38%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.50%) VB
6 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 3 (9.38%) VBA
6 3 (9.38%) LINC
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) MCTS
2 3 (9.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) OpenView
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Tableau
3 3 (9.38%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Lotus
5 1 (3.13%) VMware