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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 8.28% 9.14% 13.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.17% 33.33% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 23
Median daily rate £325 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £339 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -18.33%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 48 54 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 28.40% 27.41% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 48
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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 -2 9 £325 -14.75% 4
Bury St Edmunds +3 1 £363 -19.44% 1
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.25%) C#
3 14 (29.17%) .NET
3 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.08%) MVC
5 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 9 (18.75%) Entity Framework
6 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 8 (16.67%) OO
7 8 (16.67%) Java
7 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (16.67%) JSON
7 8 (16.67%) jQuery
8 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (14.58%) Finance
8 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.58%) ETL
9 6 (12.50%) Oracle
9 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.50%) Web Services
9 6 (12.50%) TDD
9 6 (12.50%) WCF
9 6 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) JBoss
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) IPv4
1 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) Big Data
4 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.25%) DTS
4 3 (6.25%) HBase
4 3 (6.25%) Power BI
4 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) GIS
5 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.08%) MS Access
5 1 (2.08%) OLAP
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.33%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.25%) JIRA
3 3 (6.25%) JUnit
4 2 (4.17%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.08%) JBehave
5 1 (2.08%) Redmine
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Advertising
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Angular Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Configuration Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Database Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Monitoring Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) UI Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Web UI Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Business Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
3 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.75%) Entity Framework
4 8 (16.67%) jQuery
4 8 (16.67%) JSON
5 6 (12.50%) LINQ
5 6 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (12.50%) WCF
5 6 (12.50%) Web Services
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (10.42%) CSS
6 5 (10.42%) NHibernate
7 4 (8.33%) Angular 2
7 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.33%) Kendo UI
8 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) MVC
3 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (16.67%) OO
4 7 (14.58%) ETL
5 6 (12.50%) TDD
6 5 (10.42%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (8.33%) DevOps
7 4 (8.33%) Release Management
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.25%) Analytics
8 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.25%) High Availability
8 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Migration
8 3 (6.25%) Open Source
8 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) C#
2 8 (16.67%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) ISEB
1 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.08%) HDFS
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) Imperva
4 4 (8.33%) Telerik
5 3 (6.25%) Cloudera
5 3 (6.25%) Dell
5 3 (6.25%) EMC
5 3 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Google
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