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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 61 100 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.59% 9.98% 13.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.31% 33.44% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 73 45
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -41.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.45 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £17.05 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.64% +23.07%
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
168 299 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.42% 29.84% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 216 136
Median daily rate £378 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £25.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £15.70 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Warrington +8 27 £420 +29.23% 15
Chester +2 14 £325 -13.33% 12
Crewe +1 3 - - 3
Macclesfield 0 3 £381 +19.14% 5
Runcorn - 1 £325 - 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 90 (46.39%) SQL Server
2 73 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (35.57%) ETL
4 45 (23.20%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (22.68%) .NET
6 41 (21.13%) C#
6 41 (21.13%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (20.62%) T-SQL
8 38 (19.59%) JavaScript
9 37 (19.07%) Microsoft
10 35 (18.04%) Linux
11 34 (17.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 32 (16.49%) Windows
12 32 (16.49%) Oracle
12 32 (16.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (14.95%) Java
13 29 (14.95%) Web Services
14 27 (13.92%) TDD
14 27 (13.92%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (11.86%) Finance
15 23 (11.86%) MongoDB
16 21 (10.82%) ASP.NET
17 20 (10.31%) CSS
17 20 (10.31%) E-Commerce
17 20 (10.31%) MS Excel
18 19 (9.79%) MVC
18 19 (9.79%) HTML
18 19 (9.79%) NoSQL
18 19 (9.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (9.79%) Tableau

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 7 (3.61%) IIS
1 7 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.06%) Confluence
4 3 (1.55%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.55%) JBoss
5 2 (1.03%) Apache
5 2 (1.03%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.03%) CMS
5 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.52%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.52%) SAS
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.52%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.06%) Slack
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.03%) IaaS
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.03%) PaaS
3 2 (1.03%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.12%) DHCP
2 5 (2.58%) Network Security
3 2 (1.03%) NAS
3 2 (1.03%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.52%) IPsec
4 1 (0.52%) LAN
4 1 (0.52%) MPLS
4 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (46.39%) SQL Server
2 41 (21.13%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (17.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (16.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (11.86%) MongoDB
6 19 (9.79%) NoSQL
6 19 (9.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (8.25%) Relational Database
8 15 (7.73%) Big Data
9 14 (7.22%) DB2
10 11 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (5.15%) Oracle Database
12 9 (4.64%) Data Mining
13 8 (4.12%) MySQL
13 8 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (3.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (8.76%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (6.19%) Cucumber
3 10 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.12%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.12%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.12%) JIRA
5 6 (3.09%) Selenium
6 4 (2.06%) Maven
6 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.55%) JUnit
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.03%) Gradle
8 2 (1.03%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.03%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.03%) Toad
9 1 (0.52%) Introscope
9 1 (0.52%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.52%) Mockito
General
1 23 (11.86%) Finance
2 13 (6.70%) Banking
3 11 (5.67%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.09%) Retail
5 4 (2.06%) Advertising
5 4 (2.06%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (47.94%) Developer
2 43 (22.16%) SQL Developer
3 36 (18.56%) DBA
4 25 (12.89%) SQL DBA
5 24 (12.37%) .NET Developer
6 20 (10.31%) C# Developer
7 16 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.70%) Tester
9 12 (6.19%) Analyst
9 12 (6.19%) Architect
10 11 (5.67%) ETL Tester
10 11 (5.67%) PL/SQL Developer
10 11 (5.67%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.15%) Java Developer
11 10 (5.15%) SQL Server DBA
11 10 (5.15%) SSIS Developer
12 9 (4.64%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.64%) Designer
12 9 (4.64%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (4.12%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.68%) .NET
2 29 (14.95%) Web Services
3 21 (10.82%) ASP.NET
4 20 (10.31%) CSS
5 19 (9.79%) HTML
6 18 (9.28%) XML
7 13 (6.70%) RESTful
8 12 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (5.67%) jQuery
9 11 (5.67%) Middleware
10 10 (5.15%) .NET Framework
10 10 (5.15%) AngularJS
10 10 (5.15%) WCF
11 9 (4.64%) JSON
12 8 (4.12%) Entity Framework
12 8 (4.12%) J2EE
13 6 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (3.09%) Dropwizard
14 5 (2.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.19%) Replication
3 9 (4.64%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.12%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.61%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.58%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.58%) iPad
7 4 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.55%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.03%) NHS
10 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.52%) Statistics
10 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.04%) Linux
2 32 (16.49%) Windows
3 14 (7.22%) AIX
4 12 (6.19%) Unix
5 9 (4.64%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.61%) HPUX
6 7 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.61%) Solaris
6 7 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.57%) ETL
3 45 (23.20%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (13.92%) Performance Tuning
4 27 (13.92%) TDD
5 20 (10.31%) E-Commerce
6 19 (9.79%) MVC
7 17 (8.76%) Data Analysis
7 17 (8.76%) Data Modelling
7 17 (8.76%) High Availability
8 14 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (7.22%) Scrum
9 13 (6.70%) SOA
10 12 (6.19%) Database Mirroring
11 11 (5.67%) CRM
11 11 (5.67%) Migration
12 10 (5.15%) Analytics
12 10 (5.15%) Microservices
13 9 (4.64%) Open Source
14 8 (4.12%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.13%) C#
2 40 (20.62%) T-SQL
3 38 (19.59%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.95%) Java
5 15 (7.73%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.19%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.09%) PHP
7 6 (3.09%) R
8 5 (2.58%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.06%) Python
10 3 (1.55%) C
10 3 (1.55%) C++
10 3 (1.55%) VB
11 2 (1.03%) Perl
11 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.03%) VBA
12 1 (0.52%) Ruby
12 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (4.12%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) Degree
4 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.52%) HND
4 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (19.07%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.49%) Oracle
3 19 (9.79%) Tableau
4 18 (9.28%) Ab Initio
5 17 (8.76%) Talend
6 11 (5.67%) Vertica
7 10 (5.15%) Informatica
8 7 (3.61%) Citrix
8 7 (3.61%) EMC
9 5 (2.58%) SAP
9 5 (2.58%) Teradata
10 4 (2.06%) Cognos
10 4 (2.06%) Hyperion
10 4 (2.06%) VMware
11 3 (1.55%) ParAccel
11 3 (1.55%) Perforce
11 3 (1.55%) Symantec
12 2 (1.03%) Actian
12 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.03%) HP
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