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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 22.00% 18.71% 4.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 64.71% 72.22% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Median daily rate £283 £363 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.06% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £244 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £445 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
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 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 34.00% 25.90% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 4
Median daily rate £350 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £36.25 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £37.50 £30.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Data Extraction
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
4 2 (9.52%) API Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.52%) SLA
4 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow

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 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.52%) JUnit
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Excel Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) ETL Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Graduate
5 3 (14.29%) Graduate Applications Support
5 3 (14.29%) Graduate IT Support
5 3 (14.29%) IT Graduate
5 3 (14.29%) IT Support
5 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.76%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ETL
1 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
1 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) API Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) Document Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
2 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Scrum
2 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
2 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.76%) User Stories
3 1 (4.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Thunderhead
2 1 (4.76%) CODA
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos