Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 19 November 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)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 41 76 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 12.81% 16.24% 11.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.32% 43.18% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 64 39
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £296 £279 £275
90th Percentile £505 £573 £455
East of England median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 - £8.50
10th Percentile £26.25 - £7.75
90th Percentile £28.75 - £9.25
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -35.00% +23.08% +4.84%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 107 176 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 33.44% 37.61% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 114 136
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £403 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.73% +0.31% +0.31%
10th Percentile £260 £288 £281
90th Percentile £501 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +311.76% -77.33%
10th Percentile £26.25 £13.20 £7.75
90th Percentile £28.75 £42.50 £9.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +0.67%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Suffolk

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Suffolk

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Suffolk over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Suffolk

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -2 30 £395 +19.70% 2
Bury St Edmunds -2 4 £350 -26.32% 2
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) C#
3 11 (26.83%) Migration
4 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
5 9 (21.95%) .NET
5 9 (21.95%) Oracle
5 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
5 9 (21.95%) Finance
6 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
7 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
7 7 (17.07%) HTML
7 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (14.63%) Windows
8 6 (14.63%) SOAP
8 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
8 6 (14.63%) MVC
8 6 (14.63%) jQuery
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (12.20%) Analytics
9 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (12.20%) Workflow
9 5 (12.20%) Genesys
9 5 (12.20%) JMS
10 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (9.76%) Java

SQL
Co-occurring 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 4 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.88%) JBoss
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) 3GPP
1 1 (2.44%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (2.44%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (2.44%) SSL
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (7.32%) MySQL
6 3 (7.32%) Power BI
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.76%) JIRA
3 4 (9.76%) Selenium
3 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.88%) MorphX
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.44%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Mocha
5 1 (2.44%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) Silverlight Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Migration Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) HTML
3 6 (14.63%) jQuery
3 6 (14.63%) SOAP
4 5 (12.20%) JMS
5 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) WCF
5 4 (9.76%) XML
6 3 (7.32%) RESTful
6 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
6 3 (7.32%) Web Services
6 3 (7.32%) WPF
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.88%) Ajax
7 2 (4.88%) CSS3
7 2 (4.88%) HTML5
7 2 (4.88%) JSON
7 2 (4.88%) Sass
7 2 (4.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Migration
2 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.63%) MVC
4 5 (12.20%) Analytics
4 5 (12.20%) Workflow
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Data Mapping
5 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Data Strategy
6 3 (7.32%) ETL
6 3 (7.32%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (7.32%) MVVM
6 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Test Management
6 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.32%) Validation
6 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
6 3 (7.32%) Web Development
7 2 (4.88%) Sequence Diagram
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) C#
2 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) XAML
6 2 (4.88%) Delphi
6 2 (4.88%) X++
7 1 (2.44%) ES6
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) MCP
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Genesys
4 1 (2.44%) Borland