The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.00% 8.91% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.43% 20.93% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 20
Median daily rate £363 £438 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £390 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £510 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +34.61%
SQL
Gloucestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 43 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 65.71% 42.57% 56.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 50
Median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

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

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for SQL.

1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Data Protection
3 12 (31.58%) Linux
4 11 (28.95%) XML
4 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle
5 10 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
6 9 (23.68%) C#
7 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Migration
8 7 (18.42%) Replication
8 7 (18.42%) MySQL
8 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
9 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
9 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
10 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.16%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
10 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
10 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
10 5 (13.16%) Issue Tracking
10 5 (13.16%) Feasibility Study
10 5 (13.16%) Maven
10 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.53%) OrientDB
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Ant
1 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
1 5 (13.16%) JUnit
1 5 (13.16%) Maven
2 4 (10.53%) ClearCase
2 4 (10.53%) JMeter
2 4 (10.53%) Selenium
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
1 10 (26.32%) DBA
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) SQL DBA
4 5 (13.16%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) MySQL DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Build Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) XML
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) JSON
3 4 (10.53%) REST
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) ADO.NET
5 2 (5.26%) COM+
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) WSDL
5 2 (5.26%) XML Schema
5 2 (5.26%) XSL
6 1 (2.63%) DCOM
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) Middleware
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Replication
2 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Data Protection
2 10 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
4 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Migration
6 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Feasibility Study
7 5 (13.16%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (13.16%) ITIL
7 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
7 5 (13.16%) MVC
7 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.53%) Defect Management
8 4 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (10.53%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) C++
4 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) VB6
6 2 (5.26%) VC++
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat