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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 5 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 31 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.25% 8.51% 13.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.29% 20.69% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 20
Median daily rate £325 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £360 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £403 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +13.63%

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
96 58 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 41.03% 41.13% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 32 78
Median daily rate £350 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £294 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +9 19 £425 - 4
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £393 - 5
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (29.03%) .NET
2 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) C#
4 14 (22.58%) MVC
5 13 (20.97%) Java
6 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 12 (19.35%) OO
6 12 (19.35%) JSON
7 11 (17.74%) ETL
7 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
7 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (16.13%) jQuery
8 10 (16.13%) AngularJS
8 10 (16.13%) Linux
8 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
9 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
9 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (12.90%) Entity Framework
10 7 (11.29%) Open Source
10 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (11.29%) Big Data
10 7 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (11.29%) HBase
10 7 (11.29%) Cloudera
10 7 (11.29%) Kafka
10 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (11.29%) Imperva

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 (11.29%) Apache
1 7 (11.29%) Apache Spark
2 6 (9.68%) IIS
3 4 (6.45%) JBoss
4 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) IPv4
1 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Big Data
2 7 (11.29%) HBase
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.84%) DTS
5 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) OLAP
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.84%) JIRA
2 3 (4.84%) JUnit
2 3 (4.84%) Selenium
3 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.23%) EasyMock
3 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.61%) JBehave
4 1 (1.61%) MyEclipse
4 1 (1.61%) Redmine
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Configuration Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Database Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Monitoring Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Big Data Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.06%) DBA
6 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) SQL DBA
7 4 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) .NET
2 12 (19.35%) JSON
3 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
4 10 (16.13%) AngularJS
4 10 (16.13%) jQuery
5 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
5 8 (12.90%) Entity Framework
6 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (11.29%) CSS
6 7 (11.29%) Kafka
6 7 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (9.68%) HTML
7 6 (9.68%) LINQ
7 6 (9.68%) Web Services
8 5 (8.06%) WCF
9 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
10 3 (4.84%) Java EE
10 3 (4.84%) NHibernate
10 3 (4.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.84%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.61%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) MVC
3 12 (19.35%) OO
4 11 (17.74%) ETL
5 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.29%) Open Source
7 6 (9.68%) TDD
8 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.45%) Migration
10 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.84%) CRM
10 3 (4.84%) High Availability
10 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (4.84%) Scrum
10 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.23%) Manual Testing
11 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) C#
2 13 (20.97%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.84%) VBA
6 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.84%) Apache Flume
1 3 (4.84%) HDFS
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.84%) vSphere
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Kibana
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Cloudera
2 7 (11.29%) Imperva
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Dell
3 3 (4.84%) EMC
3 3 (4.84%) HP
3 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 2 (3.23%) Telerik
5 1 (1.61%) Google