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 23 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 3 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.08% 11.46% 17.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 22.00% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 20
Median daily rate £350 £630 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £430 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £630 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
30 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 57.69% 52.08% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 55
Median daily rate £365 £400 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £630 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £42.00 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Data Protection
3 11 (36.67%) XML
4 10 (33.33%) Linux
4 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Migration
5 7 (23.33%) MySQL
5 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) Replication
6 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.00%) C#
6 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 5 (16.67%) C++
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL
7 5 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 5 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
8 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
8 4 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
8 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
8 4 (13.33%) .NET

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 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) OrientDB
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Ant
1 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
1 3 (10.00%) JUnit
1 3 (10.00%) Maven
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) JMeter
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) WiX
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) DBA
3 7 (23.33%) Developer
4 6 (20.00%) SQL DBA
5 5 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 5 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Administrator
7 3 (10.00%) MySQL DBA
8 2 (6.67%) Build Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
8 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET
4 2 (6.67%) COM+
4 2 (6.67%) JSON
4 2 (6.67%) REST
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) WSDL
4 2 (6.67%) XML Schema
4 2 (6.67%) XSL
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) CSS3
5 1 (3.33%) DCOM
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Data Protection
2 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 5 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
6 4 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) C++
2 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) VB6
5 2 (6.67%) VC++
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat