The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 9 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 49 107 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.74% 11.76% 14.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.49% 31.56% 39.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 77 67
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £171 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £429 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% -27.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+55.10% -14.60%

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
185 339 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.78% 37.25% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 230 181
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Median hourly rate £43.71 £16.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.20% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.99 £13.00 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -5 11 £350 - 16
Macclesfield +5 6 £445 +27.14% 2
Knutsford +4 4 £338 -18.18% 4
Warrington +5 3 £200 -38.46% 14
Crewe -5 3 - - 1
Northwich - 1 £350 - 3
Daresbury - 1 £180 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 61 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (31.15%) ETL
4 31 (25.41%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (22.13%) Java
5 27 (22.13%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (21.31%) JavaScript
6 26 (21.31%) T-SQL
7 25 (20.49%) Web Services
7 25 (20.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (19.67%) Microsoft
9 23 (18.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (18.03%) Finance
11 21 (17.21%) Windows
11 21 (17.21%) NoSQL
11 21 (17.21%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (16.39%) .NET
12 20 (16.39%) Oracle
13 19 (15.57%) High Availability
14 18 (14.75%) Linux
15 17 (13.93%) HTML
15 17 (13.93%) Big Data
16 16 (13.11%) TDD
16 16 (13.11%) C#
17 14 (11.48%) J2EE
17 14 (11.48%) Unix
17 14 (11.48%) MongoDB
17 14 (11.48%) Microservices
18 13 (10.66%) Database Mirroring
18 13 (10.66%) REST

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.74%) IIS
3 4 (3.28%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.28%) Confluence
4 3 (2.46%) Apache
4 3 (2.46%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.82%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.82%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.82%) JBoss
6 1 (0.82%) SAS
6 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
2 1 (0.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.82%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.82%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.82%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.28%) Slack
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) GitHub
4 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) DHCP
1 1 (0.82%) DNS
1 1 (0.82%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.82%) IPsec
1 1 (0.82%) NAS
1 1 (0.82%) Network Security
1 1 (0.82%) SAN
1 1 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (22.13%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (20.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (18.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (17.21%) NoSQL
6 17 (13.93%) Big Data
7 14 (11.48%) MongoDB
8 12 (9.84%) MySQL
8 12 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (9.02%) Relational Database
10 10 (8.20%) Data Mining
10 10 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (5.74%) DB2
12 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database
13 6 (4.92%) QlikView
14 5 (4.10%) Apache Hive
14 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
15 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Git (software)
1 10 (8.20%) JIRA
2 7 (5.74%) Cucumber
3 6 (4.92%) Selenium
3 6 (4.92%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.28%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.46%) Hudson
6 3 (2.46%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.46%) Maven
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.82%) Gradle
8 1 (0.82%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.82%) JUnit
8 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (18.03%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
3 2 (1.64%) Advertising
3 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.82%) Local Government
4 1 (0.82%) Marketing
4 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.82%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (43.44%) Developer
2 21 (17.21%) DBA
3 20 (16.39%) SQL DBA
4 17 (13.93%) SQL Developer
5 15 (12.30%) Analyst
6 13 (10.66%) Architect
7 11 (9.02%) Tester
8 10 (8.20%) .NET Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.74%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.92%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (4.92%) Technical Leader
11 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Java Architect
11 5 (4.10%) Java Technical Architect
11 5 (4.10%) PL/SQL Developer
11 5 (4.10%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.49%) Web Services
2 20 (16.39%) .NET
3 17 (13.93%) HTML
4 14 (11.48%) J2EE
5 13 (10.66%) REST
5 13 (10.66%) XML
6 12 (9.84%) CSS
7 11 (9.02%) JSON
8 10 (8.20%) jQuery
9 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET
10 8 (6.56%) Middleware
11 7 (5.74%) .NET Framework
11 7 (5.74%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.74%) SOAP
12 6 (4.92%) EJB
12 6 (4.92%) Entity Framework
13 5 (4.10%) Ajax
13 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (4.10%) EJB 3.0
13 5 (4.10%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) Replication
3 4 (3.28%) NHS
4 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.46%) Clustering
4 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.46%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.82%) DataPower
6 1 (0.82%) Derivative
6 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.21%) Windows
2 18 (14.75%) Linux
3 14 (11.48%) Unix
4 10 (8.20%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.92%) AIX
7 3 (2.46%) Android
8 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.15%) ETL
3 31 (25.41%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (17.21%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (15.57%) High Availability
6 16 (13.11%) TDD
7 14 (11.48%) Microservices
8 13 (10.66%) Database Mirroring
9 12 (9.84%) Scrum
10 11 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.20%) MVC
12 9 (7.38%) Data Analysis
12 9 (7.38%) Open Source
12 9 (7.38%) Visualisation
13 8 (6.56%) BDD
13 8 (6.56%) SOA
14 7 (5.74%) Analytics
14 7 (5.74%) OO
14 7 (5.74%) Project Management
14 7 (5.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.13%) Java
2 26 (21.31%) JavaScript
2 26 (21.31%) T-SQL
3 16 (13.11%) C#
4 13 (10.66%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.84%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.92%) Python
7 5 (4.10%) Perl
8 3 (2.46%) C
8 3 (2.46%) Ruby
8 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.64%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (1.64%) PHP
9 2 (1.64%) Scala
10 1 (0.82%) R
10 1 (0.82%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.82%) VBA
10 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.64%) Degree
1 2 (1.64%) HND
1 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Control-M
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.82%) Kibana
2 1 (0.82%) logstash
2 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.82%) Webmin
Vendors
1 24 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.39%) Oracle
3 8 (6.56%) Tableau
4 6 (4.92%) Ab Initio
4 6 (4.92%) Talend
5 5 (4.10%) Hyperion
6 4 (3.28%) Cognos
6 4 (3.28%) Informatica
6 4 (3.28%) Teradata
7 3 (2.46%) Google
7 3 (2.46%) SAP
7 3 (2.46%) Sybase
7 3 (2.46%) Symantec
8 2 (1.64%) Actian
8 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.64%) IBM
8 2 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.64%) ParAccel
8 2 (1.64%) Twitter
8 2 (1.64%) VMware
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