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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 134 129 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.35% 16.15% 13.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.98% 49.43% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 75 53
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£363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £33.00 £12.10 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -70.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.13 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
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
327 261 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.14% 32.67% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 135 145
Average daily rate £385 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £35.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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
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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 -5 38 £363 +13.28% 15
Chester -1 34 £350 +12.90% 32
Knutsford -4 13 £400 +23.07% 5
Crewe 0 9 £289 -11.15% 6
Northwich - 2 £338 - 3
Runcorn +5 1 £350 +62.79% 3
Wilmslow -2 1 - -
Macclesfield -8 1 - - 3
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 92 (33.09%) SQL Server
2 69 (24.82%) Oracle
2 69 (24.82%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (23.74%) ETL
4 60 (21.58%) Finance
5 59 (21.22%) Java
6 55 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (19.42%) T-SQL
8 52 (18.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 49 (17.63%) HTML
9 49 (17.63%) Microsoft
10 44 (15.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 40 (14.39%) JavaScript
12 38 (13.67%) CSS
13 36 (12.95%) PL/SQL
13 36 (12.95%) J2EE
14 33 (11.87%) Web Services
14 33 (11.87%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (11.15%) SDLC
16 29 (10.43%) .NET
17 28 (10.07%) Banking
18 27 (9.71%) OO
18 27 (9.71%) XML
18 27 (9.71%) UNIX
19 26 (9.35%) Windows
19 26 (9.35%) jQuery
20 25 (8.99%) TDD
20 25 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
21 24 (8.63%) Relational Database
21 24 (8.63%) C#

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 20 (7.19%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.32%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (3.24%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.16%) SAS
6 5 (1.80%) IIS
6 5 (1.80%) JBoss
7 4 (1.44%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.36%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.36%) Documentum
9 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (6.83%) MS Office
2 18 (6.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.72%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (5.40%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (5.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (4.32%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.44%) Amazon S3
1 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.44%) Route 53
1 4 (1.44%) Amazon Glacier
1 4 (1.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (1.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.96%) HTTP
2 7 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.52%) Internet
3 5 (1.80%) SMTP
3 5 (1.80%) FTP
4 4 (1.44%) DHCP
4 4 (1.44%) DNS
4 4 (1.44%) Firewall
5 3 (1.08%) SAN
6 2 (0.72%) NAS
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.36%) VLAN
7 1 (0.36%) SSL
7 1 (0.36%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (33.09%) SQL Server
2 52 (18.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (15.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (11.87%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (8.63%) Relational Database
7 23 (8.27%) Oracle Reports
7 23 (8.27%) Oracle Database
8 21 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (4.68%) QlikView
11 10 (3.60%) MySQL
12 9 (3.24%) MS Access
12 9 (3.24%) RDBMS
13 8 (2.88%) Informix
14 7 (2.52%) DB2
15 6 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (2.16%) MongoDB
16 5 (1.80%) NoSQL
16 5 (1.80%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (7.19%) JUnit
2 17 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.04%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (4.68%) Ant
5 11 (3.96%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.24%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.52%) Subversion
7 7 (2.52%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.16%) Maven
8 6 (2.16%) JIRA
8 6 (2.16%) Selenium
9 4 (1.44%) Mockito
10 3 (1.08%) FishEye
10 3 (1.08%) Cactus
10 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 60 (21.58%) Finance
2 28 (10.07%) Banking
3 6 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.44%) Retail
4 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.08%) Marketing
6 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 154 (55.40%) Developer
2 57 (20.50%) Analyst
3 34 (12.23%) SQL Developer
4 29 (10.43%) Java Developer
5 18 (6.47%) Oracle Developer
5 18 (6.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (5.76%) Consultant
7 12 (4.32%) DBA
7 12 (4.32%) Data Analyst
7 12 (4.32%) Database Developer
8 11 (3.96%) SQL DBA
8 11 (3.96%) Senior Developer
8 11 (3.96%) Test Analyst
9 10 (3.60%) Architect
9 10 (3.60%) .NET Developer
9 10 (3.60%) C# Developer
9 10 (3.60%) ETL Developer
10 9 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (3.24%) SQL Database Developer
11 8 (2.88%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.63%) HTML
2 38 (13.67%) CSS
3 36 (12.95%) J2EE
4 33 (11.87%) Web Services
5 29 (10.43%) .NET
6 27 (9.71%) XML
7 26 (9.35%) jQuery
8 23 (8.27%) SOAP
9 22 (7.91%) Spring
10 16 (5.76%) WSDL
11 13 (4.68%) ASP.NET
12 12 (4.32%) JSON
12 12 (4.32%) HTML5
13 11 (3.96%) JDBC
14 10 (3.60%) Servlets
15 9 (3.24%) CSS3
16 8 (2.88%) JAX-WS
16 8 (2.88%) XSLT
16 8 (2.88%) Ajax
17 7 (2.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.32%) NHS
3 8 (2.88%) Replication
4 6 (2.16%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.80%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.08%) User Experience
6 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.08%) GIS
6 3 (1.08%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.08%) CMDB
7 2 (0.72%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.72%) Informatics
7 2 (0.72%) Clustering
7 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.36%) Tandem
8 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.71%) UNIX
2 26 (9.35%) Windows
3 19 (6.83%) Linux
4 6 (2.16%) Solaris
5 5 (1.80%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.36%) SUSE
8 1 (0.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.36%) VME
8 1 (0.36%) Android
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.36%) MVS
8 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.82%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (23.74%) ETL
3 55 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (11.15%) SDLC
5 27 (9.71%) OO
6 25 (8.99%) TDD
7 22 (7.91%) Unit Testing
8 21 (7.55%) OOP
9 20 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (6.83%) System Integration Testing
11 17 (6.12%) Integration Testing
12 16 (5.76%) Workflow
13 15 (5.40%) Migration
13 15 (5.40%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.40%) Analytics
14 14 (5.04%) Data Analysis
15 13 (4.68%) MVC
16 12 (4.32%) E-Commerce
16 12 (4.32%) OOD
16 12 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.22%) Java
2 54 (19.42%) T-SQL
3 40 (14.39%) JavaScript
4 36 (12.95%) PL/SQL
5 24 (8.63%) C#
6 9 (3.24%) VBA
7 7 (2.52%) VB
7 7 (2.52%) C++
7 7 (2.52%) PHP
7 7 (2.52%) XPath
8 5 (1.80%) Perl
9 4 (1.44%) PHP5
10 3 (1.08%) Ruby
10 3 (1.08%) Python
10 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.72%) Jython
11 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.72%) VBScript
11 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.32%) DV Cleared
2 12 (4.32%) Degree
3 6 (2.16%) A+ Certification
3 6 (2.16%) CCNP
3 6 (2.16%) CCNA
3 6 (2.16%) CISSP
3 6 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.16%) CEH
4 1 (0.36%) CRISC
4 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.36%) CISA
4 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.52%) QA
2 5 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) Docker
3 2 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.44%) Puppet
2 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.72%) CA LISA
2 2 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (24.82%) Oracle
2 49 (17.63%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.19%) Tableau
4 18 (6.47%) IBM
5 14 (5.04%) Talend
6 7 (2.52%) SAP
7 6 (2.16%) Sybase
7 6 (2.16%) Sun
7 6 (2.16%) Informatica
7 6 (2.16%) Symantec
7 6 (2.16%) ArcSight
8 5 (1.80%) Teradata
8 5 (1.80%) webMethods
8 5 (1.80%) LANDesk
8 5 (1.80%) Cognos
9 4 (1.44%) Remedy
9 4 (1.44%) Perforce
10 3 (1.08%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.08%) BMC
10 3 (1.08%) HP
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