The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 13.85% 6.25% 12.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 64.29% 30.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate £363 - £295
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +3.63%
SQL
Essex

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
14 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 21.54% 20.83% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Average daily rate £325 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £225 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +46.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (25.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) Capita
5 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Statistics
6 2 (10.00%) Banking
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (5.00%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.00%) QlikView
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Support
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) ETL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Business Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (10.00%) Reinsurance
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
1 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Capita
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) CODA
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos