The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Essex / Chelmsford
Rank 7 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 9.52% 15.52% 10.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 69.23% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £475 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.61% -24.93%

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

Programming Languages Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 14.29% 22.41% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £475 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -18.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

SQL
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Chelmsford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) MDX
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft