The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Suffolk / Bury St Edmunds
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bury St Edmunds 50.00% 66.67% 25.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 71.43% 73.68% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 2
Median daily rate £353 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £480 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bury St Edmunds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7 19 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds 70.00% 90.48% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 6
Median daily rate £420 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bury St Edmunds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bury St Edmunds citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bury St Edmunds

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Bury St Edmunds.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Bury St Edmunds

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bury St Edmunds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bury St Edmunds over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Bury St Edmunds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Bury St Edmunds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Bury St Edmunds

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Bury St Edmunds region with a requirement for SQL.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (33.33%) GoogleTest
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) C++

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) GoogleTest
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) MSTest
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) PostGIS
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Data Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) IBM