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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 22.22% 23.97% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 70.59% 70.73% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 2
Median daily rate £363 £350 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £210 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £460 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +12.00%
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
17 41 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 31.48% 33.88% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 3
Median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £460 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
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 23 July 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 23 July 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Data Extraction
4 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) Internet
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.09%) SLA
5 2 (9.09%) MS Office
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) Thunderhead
5 2 (9.09%) Document Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) Maven
6 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.55%) Solvency II

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:

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (4.55%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Excel Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) ETL Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Graduate
4 3 (13.64%) Graduate Applications Support
4 3 (13.64%) Graduate IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) IT Graduate
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
2 3 (13.64%) ETL
2 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Document Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Database Theory
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) System Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) User Stories
4 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Thunderhead
2 1 (4.55%) CODA
2 1 (4.55%) Cognos
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft