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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 29.55% 9.41% 4.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 86.67% 53.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £244 £475 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.68% +50.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £455 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £495 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
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
15 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 34.09% 17.65% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £275 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 30 April 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 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
3 5 (21.74%) ETL
4 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
4 4 (17.39%) Data Extraction
4 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.04%) Internet
5 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 2 (8.70%) JUnit
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (8.70%) SLA
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Selenium

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Excel Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) ETL Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate Applications Support
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) IT Graduate
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support
5 2 (8.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Extraction
2 2 (8.70%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) API Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Document Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C#
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Thunderhead
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle