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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 145 109 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.49% 13.09% 9.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.45% 42.75% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 51 39
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £544 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £35.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +19.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
409 255 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.86% 30.61% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 120 96
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Average hourly rate £19.75 £40.57 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.31% +179.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £30.46 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £140.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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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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
Chester -2 36 £401 +14.42% 17
Warrington -17 22 £450 +28.57% 31
Crewe - 12 £225 - 16
Knutsford -3 4 £439 -28.32%
Runcorn +3 3 £280 -9.67%
Macclesfield -7 3 £330 +46.66% 2
Northwich - 2 £325 - 3
Alderley Edge - 1 - - 1
Winsford - 1 - - 3
Daresbury - 1 £408 -
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 86 (37.39%) Oracle
2 75 (32.61%) SQL Server
3 67 (29.13%) Finance
4 51 (22.17%) PL/SQL
5 49 (21.30%) Business Intelligence
6 48 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (19.57%) Java
8 39 (16.96%) .NET
9 38 (16.52%) JavaScript
9 38 (16.52%) Security Cleared
10 37 (16.09%) HTML
11 36 (15.65%) C#
12 35 (15.22%) Oracle EBS R12
13 34 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
13 34 (14.78%) ETL
14 33 (14.35%) Oracle EBS
14 33 (14.35%) SC Cleared
15 30 (13.04%) XML
15 30 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 29 (12.61%) CSS
17 27 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (11.30%) T-SQL
18 26 (11.30%) Web Services
18 26 (11.30%) Microsoft
19 25 (10.87%) Relational Database
20 24 (10.43%) J2EE
21 23 (10.00%) JUnit
21 23 (10.00%) Workflow
21 23 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
22 22 (9.57%) CRM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 16 (6.96%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.48%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.04%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (3.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (2.61%) IIS
5 6 (2.61%) SAS
6 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.30%) JBoss
7 3 (1.30%) Node.js
8 1 (0.43%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.43%) iPlanet
Applications
1 10 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.30%) MS Office
4 2 (0.87%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 35 (15.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 33 (14.35%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (3.91%) Oracle HRMS
5 7 (3.04%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.43%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.43%) Route 53
1 1 (0.43%) GitHub
1 1 (0.43%) IaaS
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.91%) HTTP
2 7 (3.04%) Internet
3 4 (1.74%) SAN
3 4 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.30%) Firewall
4 3 (1.30%) NAS
5 2 (0.87%) DNS
5 2 (0.87%) SSL
5 2 (0.87%) DHCP
6 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.43%) LDAP
6 1 (0.43%) ATM
6 1 (0.43%) SMTP
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
6 1 (0.43%) SNMP
6 1 (0.43%) IPv4
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) SSH
6 1 (0.43%) VLAN
6 1 (0.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 21 (9.13%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (8.26%) Oracle Database
7 17 (7.39%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (6.09%) RDBMS
9 12 (5.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (5.22%) MS Access
10 11 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (4.35%) QlikView
11 10 (4.35%) MySQL
12 9 (3.91%) Informix
13 8 (3.48%) DB2
13 8 (3.48%) DTS
14 5 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (10.00%) JUnit
2 18 (7.83%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (4.78%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.91%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (3.91%) Cucumber
4 9 (3.91%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.48%) Mockito
5 8 (3.48%) Selenium
5 8 (3.48%) Ant
5 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (2.17%) IntelliJ
6 5 (2.17%) Subversion
6 5 (2.17%) JIRA
7 4 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (1.74%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.30%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.87%) PVCS
9 2 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 67 (29.13%) Finance
2 18 (7.83%) Banking
3 11 (4.78%) Local Government
4 5 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.74%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) Legal
6 3 (1.30%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.87%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (62.17%) Developer
2 32 (13.91%) Analyst
3 29 (12.61%) Consultant
3 29 (12.61%) Java Developer
3 29 (12.61%) SQL Developer
4 28 (12.17%) Oracle Developer
5 22 (9.57%) .NET Developer
5 22 (9.57%) Oracle Consultant
6 13 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 10 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
8 9 (3.91%) Business Developer
8 9 (3.91%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 7 (3.04%) ETL Developer
9 7 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.04%) Architect
9 7 (3.04%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (3.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (2.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.96%) .NET
2 37 (16.09%) HTML
3 30 (13.04%) XML
4 29 (12.61%) CSS
5 26 (11.30%) Web Services
6 24 (10.43%) J2EE
7 19 (8.26%) Spring
7 19 (8.26%) jQuery
8 17 (7.39%) JSON
8 17 (7.39%) SOAP
9 13 (5.65%) WSDL
10 11 (4.78%) Servlets
10 11 (4.78%) RESTful
11 10 (4.35%) XSL
11 10 (4.35%) JDBC
11 10 (4.35%) ASP.NET
12 9 (3.91%) JAX-RPC
13 8 (3.48%) PowerMock
14 7 (3.04%) JAX-RS
15 6 (2.61%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.48%) Data Extraction
4 6 (2.61%) NHS
5 5 (2.17%) CMDB
5 5 (2.17%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.17%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.74%) Open Source
7 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.87%) Statistics
8 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.87%) Informatics
8 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Tandem
9 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.26%) Windows
2 14 (6.09%) UNIX
3 10 (4.35%) Linux
4 4 (1.74%) AIX
5 2 (0.87%) Solaris
5 2 (0.87%) SUSE
5 2 (0.87%) Debian
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) VME
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.30%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (14.78%) ETL
4 23 (10.00%) Workflow
5 22 (9.57%) CRM
6 19 (8.26%) TDD
6 19 (8.26%) Data Analysis
7 17 (7.39%) Software Engineering
7 17 (7.39%) OO
8 15 (6.52%) Unit Testing
9 13 (5.65%) Data Modelling
10 12 (5.22%) Integration Testing
11 11 (4.78%) Data Management
11 11 (4.78%) Data Transformation
12 10 (4.35%) Analytics
12 10 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.35%) Scrum
12 10 (4.35%) MVC
13 9 (3.91%) Validation
13 9 (3.91%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 51 (22.17%) PL/SQL
2 45 (19.57%) Java
3 38 (16.52%) JavaScript
4 36 (15.65%) C#
5 26 (11.30%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.91%) PHP
6 9 (3.91%) VB
7 8 (3.48%) Perl
8 7 (3.04%) VBA
9 6 (2.61%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.61%) C
10 5 (2.17%) VBScript
11 4 (1.74%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.74%) XPath
11 4 (1.74%) PHP5
12 3 (1.30%) Jython
13 2 (0.87%) VB6
13 2 (0.87%) Ruby
13 2 (0.87%) C++
13 2 (0.87%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 38 (16.52%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.35%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.78%) Degree
4 4 (1.74%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.43%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CEH
5 1 (0.43%) CCNP
5 1 (0.43%) CCNA
5 1 (0.43%) CISSP
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.87%) vSphere
2 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.43%) Samba
3 1 (0.43%) NFS
3 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) SCCM
1 2 (0.87%) SCOM
1 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.43%) Opsview
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) MOM
2 1 (0.43%) Nagios
2 1 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 86 (37.39%) Oracle
2 26 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.09%) IBM
4 9 (3.91%) Informatica
4 9 (3.91%) Talend
5 8 (3.48%) Tableau
6 6 (2.61%) Teradata
6 6 (2.61%) Sun
7 5 (2.17%) BMC
7 5 (2.17%) HP
7 5 (2.17%) VMware
8 4 (1.74%) Remedy
8 4 (1.74%) Citrix
8 4 (1.74%) Trillium
8 4 (1.74%) Sybase
8 4 (1.74%) Cognos
9 3 (1.30%) SAP
9 3 (1.30%) Perforce
9 3 (1.30%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.30%) ServiceNow
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Alderley Edge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £225 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire, North West
MCG Consulting Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago