The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 99 113 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.52% 14.85% 12.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.12% 39.79% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 65 57
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.75 £29.00 £78.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.24% -62.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.45 £28.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.70 £127.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +3.63%
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
340 284 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.13% 37.32% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 182 145
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.15% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.28 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -13 25 £320 +11.30% 10
Chester -2 21 £350 -16.41% 17
Crewe +1 12 £165 - 4
Knutsford -2 7 £358 +17.69% 4
Macclesfield - 2 £345 - 4
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 88 (35.92%) SQL Server
2 68 (27.76%) T-SQL
3 61 (24.90%) .NET
3 61 (24.90%) Oracle
4 57 (23.27%) C#
5 54 (22.04%) Finance
6 52 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (21.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (19.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 47 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (18.78%) Java
10 42 (17.14%) ETL
11 40 (16.33%) HTML
12 39 (15.92%) JavaScript
12 39 (15.92%) Microsoft
13 38 (15.51%) Web Services
14 32 (13.06%) MVC
15 31 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
16 30 (12.24%) XML
16 30 (12.24%) CSS
17 29 (11.84%) PL/SQL
18 28 (11.43%) Windows
19 27 (11.02%) ASP.NET
19 27 (11.02%) Banking
19 27 (11.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 24 (9.80%) Unix
20 24 (9.80%) Linux
20 24 (9.80%) Relational Database
21 23 (9.39%) J2EE
21 23 (9.39%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
3 13 (5.31%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.08%) IIS
5 6 (2.45%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.04%) JBoss
6 5 (2.04%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.04%) SAS
7 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.63%) Node.js
8 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.22%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.82%) CICS
9 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.41%) CMS
10 1 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.49%) MS Office
3 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (7.76%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (6.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (4.90%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.04%) Amazon Glacier
2 5 (2.04%) Amazon S3
2 5 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (2.04%) Route 53
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.41%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.08%) HTTP
2 7 (2.86%) SAN
2 7 (2.86%) SMTP
3 6 (2.45%) Internet
4 5 (2.04%) FTP
4 5 (2.04%) LAN
5 4 (1.63%) DNS
5 4 (1.63%) NAS
6 3 (1.22%) LDAP
6 3 (1.22%) WAN
7 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.82%) VoIP
8 1 (0.41%) Intranet
8 1 (0.41%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (35.92%) SQL Server
2 52 (21.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (19.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (11.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (9.80%) Relational Database
7 23 (9.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (7.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (4.49%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.67%) DB2
12 8 (3.27%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (2.45%) NoSQL
15 5 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (2.04%) Big Data
15 5 (2.04%) MySQL
15 5 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 20 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (6.53%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (3.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.86%) Maven
6 6 (2.45%) Subversion
7 5 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.04%) Selenium
7 5 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (1.63%) JIRA
9 3 (1.22%) FishEye
9 3 (1.22%) JUnit
9 3 (1.22%) Mockito
9 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.82%) Moq
11 1 (0.41%) Grunt
General
1 54 (22.04%) Finance
2 27 (11.02%) Banking
3 10 (4.08%) Local Government
4 9 (3.67%) Retail
5 6 (2.45%) Advertising
6 4 (1.63%) Marketing
7 3 (1.22%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 143 (58.37%) Developer
2 48 (19.59%) Analyst
3 38 (15.51%) SQL Developer
4 30 (12.24%) .NET Developer
5 24 (9.80%) Java Developer
6 22 (8.98%) C# Developer
7 20 (8.16%) Oracle Developer
8 17 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (4.90%) Data Analyst
10 12 (4.90%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.90%) SQL Analyst
10 12 (4.90%) Test Analyst
10 12 (4.90%) T-SQL Developer
11 11 (4.49%) Architect
12 10 (4.08%) E-Business Developer
12 10 (4.08%) Programmer
13 9 (3.67%) Consultant
13 9 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (24.90%) .NET
2 40 (16.33%) HTML
3 38 (15.51%) Web Services
4 30 (12.24%) CSS
4 30 (12.24%) XML
5 27 (11.02%) ASP.NET
6 23 (9.39%) J2EE
6 23 (9.39%) jQuery
7 20 (8.16%) Spring
8 19 (7.76%) .NET Framework
8 19 (7.76%) SOAP
9 16 (6.53%) JSON
10 14 (5.71%) Hibernate
11 13 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (5.31%) HTML5
12 12 (4.90%) Spring MVC
13 11 (4.49%) Entity Framework
13 11 (4.49%) XSLT
14 10 (4.08%) AngularJS
15 9 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.31%) NHS
3 11 (4.49%) Replication
4 9 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.45%) Data Extraction
6 5 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.63%) CMDB
7 4 (1.63%) Telematics
8 3 (1.22%) AS400
8 3 (1.22%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.82%) Clustering
9 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.82%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.82%) Informatics
9 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.43%) Windows
2 24 (9.80%) Linux
2 24 (9.80%) Unix
3 14 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.08%) Android
5 8 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.86%) Solaris
7 6 (2.45%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.63%) MVS
9 4 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.22%) VME
10 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.82%) AIX
11 2 (0.82%) HPUX
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (17.14%) ETL
4 32 (13.06%) MVC
5 22 (8.98%) TDD
6 19 (7.76%) E-Commerce
7 18 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (7.35%) Migration
7 18 (7.35%) Workflow
8 15 (6.12%) Data Modelling
8 15 (6.12%) ITIL
9 13 (5.31%) Unit Testing
10 11 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (4.49%) Scrum
11 10 (4.08%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (3.67%) High Availability
12 9 (3.67%) iOS Development
12 9 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (3.67%) Waterfall
12 9 (3.67%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 68 (27.76%) T-SQL
2 57 (23.27%) C#
3 46 (18.78%) Java
4 39 (15.92%) JavaScript
5 29 (11.84%) PL/SQL
6 11 (4.49%) VBA
7 5 (2.04%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.63%) PHP
8 4 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.63%) Python
8 4 (1.63%) VB
8 4 (1.63%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.22%) C++
9 3 (1.22%) Ruby
10 2 (0.82%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (0.82%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.82%) COBOL
10 2 (0.82%) Perl
11 1 (0.41%) C
11 1 (0.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (4.08%) Degree
2 4 (1.63%) ISEB
2 4 (1.63%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) CISA
5 1 (0.41%) CRISC
5 1 (0.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.45%) SLA
2 4 (1.63%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.63%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.41%) Basel II
System Software
1 9 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.82%) Docker
3 2 (0.82%) Postfix
3 2 (0.82%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.41%) KVM
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.41%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.45%) SCCM
2 4 (1.63%) Puppet
3 2 (0.82%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (24.90%) Oracle
2 39 (15.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.08%) SAP
4 7 (2.86%) IBM
4 7 (2.86%) VMware
5 6 (2.45%) Citrix
5 6 (2.45%) Cognos
5 6 (2.45%) Tableau
6 5 (2.04%) Talend
6 5 (2.04%) Teradata
6 5 (2.04%) webMethods
7 4 (1.63%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.22%) Informatica
8 3 (1.22%) Kofax
8 3 (1.22%) MobileIron
9 2 (0.82%) AppSense
9 2 (0.82%) Chordiant
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco
9 2 (0.82%) HP
9 2 (0.82%) Trustwave
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum £250.00 - £300.00 Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £14 - 18 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £1 - 99 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £425 - 525 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago