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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 140 116 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.16% 12.65% 17.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.21% 40.00% 54.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 71 78
Median daily rate £369 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.04% +151.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +14.79%
SQL
North West

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
324 290 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.02% 31.62% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 201 133
Median daily rate £388 £365 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 55 £413 +3.12% 9
Warrington +9 41 £325 -3.70% 16
Knutsford +1 7 £294 -15.16% 4
Macclesfield +5 3 £331 -
Wilmslow -1 2 £308 -16.61% 3
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 106 (37.86%) SQL Server
2 102 (36.43%) Oracle
2 102 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (32.14%) Java
4 72 (25.71%) ETL
5 61 (21.79%) Finance
6 59 (21.07%) Linux
7 53 (18.93%) Web Services
8 52 (18.57%) PL/SQL
8 52 (18.57%) TDD
9 51 (18.21%) JavaScript
10 49 (17.50%) XML
11 45 (16.07%) .NET
12 44 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (14.29%) Oracle Database
14 37 (13.21%) Banking
14 37 (13.21%) C#
14 37 (13.21%) T-SQL
14 37 (13.21%) Windows
15 36 (12.86%) Spring
16 35 (12.50%) Microsoft
16 35 (12.50%) Talend
16 35 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
17 34 (12.14%) Jenkins
18 33 (11.79%) E-Commerce
19 30 (10.71%) IBM
20 29 (10.36%) HTML
21 28 (10.00%) Active Directory
21 28 (10.00%) Mainframe

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 24 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 18 (6.43%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.07%) JBoss
4 16 (5.71%) IIS
5 10 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (2.86%) CICS
6 8 (2.86%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.14%) Apache
7 6 (2.14%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.43%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.07%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.50%) IaaS
3 6 (2.14%) PaaS
3 6 (2.14%) SaaS
4 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.71%) Engine Yard
6 2 (0.71%) GitHub
6 2 (0.71%) Heroku
7 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.71%) DHCP
2 11 (3.93%) Network Security
3 9 (3.21%) HTTP
4 8 (2.86%) Internet
5 6 (2.14%) LDAP
6 4 (1.43%) Skype
7 3 (1.07%) DNS
8 2 (0.71%) SAN
8 2 (0.71%) SMTP
8 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.71%) WAN
9 1 (0.36%) Intranet
9 1 (0.36%) LAN
9 1 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.36%) VoIP
9 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (37.86%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 27 (9.64%) DB2
3 27 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (9.29%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (5.36%) Big Data
6 15 (5.36%) OLAP
6 15 (5.36%) OLAP Cube
6 15 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (3.93%) MongoDB
10 9 (3.21%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 34 (12.14%) Jenkins
3 20 (7.14%) Subversion
4 18 (6.43%) JIRA
5 15 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (5.00%) JUnit
6 14 (5.00%) Selenium
7 13 (4.64%) Cucumber
8 10 (3.57%) Git (software)
8 10 (3.57%) Maven
8 10 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (2.86%) ClearCase
10 7 (2.50%) Mockito
11 6 (2.14%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.79%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.43%) Checkstyle
13 4 (1.43%) FindBugs
14 3 (1.07%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.71%) Toad
15 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
General
1 61 (21.79%) Finance
2 37 (13.21%) Banking
3 9 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.14%) Publishing
4 6 (2.14%) Retail
5 5 (1.79%) Advertising
5 5 (1.79%) International Banking
5 5 (1.79%) Local Government
6 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 141 (50.36%) Developer
2 47 (16.79%) SQL Developer
3 44 (15.71%) Java Developer
4 22 (7.86%) Architect
5 20 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 18 (6.43%) C# Developer
6 18 (6.43%) PL/SQL Developer
7 17 (6.07%) Analyst
8 15 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 15 (5.36%) DBA
8 15 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.00%) Consultant
10 13 (4.64%) Designer
10 13 (4.64%) SSIS Developer
11 12 (4.29%) ETL Developer
12 11 (3.93%) SSRS Developer
13 10 (3.57%) Tester
14 9 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (2.86%) ETL Tester
15 8 (2.86%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (18.93%) Web Services
2 49 (17.50%) XML
3 45 (16.07%) .NET
4 36 (12.86%) Spring
5 29 (10.36%) HTML
6 27 (9.64%) CSS
7 26 (9.29%) J2EE
8 23 (8.21%) SOAP
8 23 (8.21%) WSDL
9 21 (7.50%) JDBC
10 18 (6.43%) ASP.NET
10 18 (6.43%) XSLT
11 17 (6.07%) JSP
12 16 (5.71%) AngularJS
12 16 (5.71%) jQuery
13 14 (5.00%) JAX-WS
13 14 (5.00%) Servlets
14 13 (4.64%) Middleware
14 13 (4.64%) RESTful
15 11 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (3.93%) Digital Media
3 9 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.21%) Replication
4 8 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.86%) PMI
5 7 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (2.50%) iPad
6 5 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.79%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.43%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.43%) NHS
8 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.07%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Clustering
9 2 (0.71%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.07%) Linux
2 37 (13.21%) Windows
3 27 (9.64%) AIX
4 17 (6.07%) Solaris
4 17 (6.07%) Unix
5 16 (5.71%) HPUX
5 16 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.50%) CentOS
9 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.43%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.36%) Android
13 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.71%) ETL
3 52 (18.57%) TDD
4 44 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (11.79%) E-Commerce
6 27 (9.64%) Migration
7 21 (7.50%) Analytics
8 20 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 19 (6.79%) MVC
10 17 (6.07%) Kimball Methodology
10 17 (6.07%) Software Engineering
11 16 (5.71%) High Availability
11 16 (5.71%) Web Development
12 15 (5.36%) Configuration Management
12 15 (5.36%) CRM
12 15 (5.36%) Data Modelling
12 15 (5.36%) Dimensional Modelling
12 15 (5.36%) Project Management
12 15 (5.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 90 (32.14%) Java
2 52 (18.57%) PL/SQL
3 51 (18.21%) JavaScript
4 37 (13.21%) C#
4 37 (13.21%) T-SQL
5 17 (6.07%) PHP
6 12 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.86%) Assembly Language
7 8 (2.86%) COBOL
8 6 (2.14%) Python
8 6 (2.14%) R
8 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.79%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.43%) Ruby
11 3 (1.07%) VBA
12 2 (0.71%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.50%) Degree
5 5 (1.79%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.07%) ISEB
7 2 (0.71%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.50%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) SLA
3 3 (1.07%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.71%) Postfix
4 2 (0.71%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.36%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.21%) SCCM
2 7 (2.50%) SCOM
3 6 (2.14%) Puppet
4 4 (1.43%) vRealize
5 3 (1.07%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.71%) Ansible
6 2 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.71%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.71%) Nagios
6 2 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.71%) TADDM
6 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.36%) StatsD
Vendors
1 102 (36.43%) Oracle
2 35 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.50%) Talend
3 30 (10.71%) IBM
4 24 (8.57%) Vertica
5 20 (7.14%) Citrix
6 18 (6.43%) Tableau
7 16 (5.71%) Ab Initio
7 16 (5.71%) EMC
7 16 (5.71%) VMware
8 8 (2.86%) Chordiant
8 8 (2.86%) Informatica
9 5 (1.79%) BMC
9 5 (1.79%) Perforce
9 5 (1.79%) Sun
10 4 (1.43%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.07%) ATG
11 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.07%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
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