The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 36 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.29% 15.64% 20.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.90% 36.19% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 33
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.48% +35.00%
SQL
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 105 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.10% 43.21% 49.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 77 75
Median daily rate £400 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £8.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+311.76% -77.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +4 25 £340 -2.85% 2
Bury St Edmunds -2 5 £475 +25.00% 3
Newmarket - 1 £405 - 1
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SQL.

1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.64%) C#
4 15 (21.74%) .NET
5 13 (18.84%) Java
6 12 (17.39%) CRM
7 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
7 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
7 11 (15.94%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (14.49%) WCF
8 10 (14.49%) XML
8 10 (14.49%) ETL
9 9 (13.04%) HTML
9 9 (13.04%) Migration
9 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
10 8 (11.59%) MVC
10 8 (11.59%) CSS
10 8 (11.59%) Linux
11 7 (10.14%) OO
11 7 (10.14%) Apache
11 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis
11 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.14%) JSON
11 7 (10.14%) Silverlight
11 7 (10.14%) Open Source
11 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.14%) jQuery
11 7 (10.14%) HBase

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 7 (10.14%) Apache
1 7 (10.14%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) LAN
1 4 (5.80%) WAN
2 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.45%) FTP
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) Intranet
3 1 (1.45%) NAS
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) Big Data
2 7 (10.14%) HBase
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) DataStage
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) MS Access
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
6 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.25%) Ant
2 5 (7.25%) MyEclipse
3 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) DBA
3 10 (14.49%) SQL DBA
4 9 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) CRM Developer
6 7 (10.14%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Database Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) DataStage ETL Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) .NET
2 10 (14.49%) WCF
2 10 (14.49%) XML
3 9 (13.04%) HTML
4 8 (11.59%) CSS
5 7 (10.14%) jQuery
5 7 (10.14%) JSON
5 7 (10.14%) Kafka
5 7 (10.14%) Silverlight
6 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 5 (7.25%) Ajax
7 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (7.25%) EJB
7 5 (7.25%) EJB 3.0
7 5 (7.25%) Java EE
7 5 (7.25%) JDBC
7 5 (7.25%) JMS
7 5 (7.25%) JSP
7 5 (7.25%) Struts
8 4 (5.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) Clustering
4 3 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.35%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.39%) CRM
3 10 (14.49%) ETL
4 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
4 9 (13.04%) Migration
5 8 (11.59%) MVC
6 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis
6 7 (10.14%) OO
6 7 (10.14%) Open Source
6 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.25%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.25%) TDD
7 5 (7.25%) UML
7 5 (7.25%) Workflow
8 4 (5.80%) Workflow Analysis
9 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) C#
2 13 (18.84%) Java
3 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) VBA
5 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) CCNA
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.90%) HDFS
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Kibana
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.35%) Citrix
3 3 (4.35%) Cognos
3 3 (4.35%) IBM
3 3 (4.35%) Netezza
3 3 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) Imperva
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat