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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 124 142 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.52% 12.47% 17.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.06% 45.37% 50.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 107 79
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% +127.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.02 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-18.23% +28.23%
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
288 313 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.05% 27.48% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 232 138
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.75 £17.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +6 36 £400 - 7
Chester +1 34 £325 -7.14% 13
Wilmslow -5 3 £308 -38.50% 2
Macclesfield +1 2 £331 +3.51% 2
Knutsford 0 2 £325 -20.97% 1
Congleton - 2 £275 -
Northwich -2 1 £350 +3.70% 3
Widnes - 1 £350 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 105 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (34.34%) SQL Server
3 87 (32.83%) ETL
4 84 (31.70%) Oracle
5 79 (29.81%) Java
6 64 (24.15%) Linux
7 53 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (18.11%) PL/SQL
9 47 (17.74%) TDD
10 46 (17.36%) JavaScript
11 41 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (15.47%) Oracle Database
12 40 (15.09%) .NET
13 38 (14.34%) C#
13 38 (14.34%) Data Warehouse
13 38 (14.34%) Talend
13 38 (14.34%) Talend Open Studio
14 37 (13.96%) Web Services
15 36 (13.58%) XML
15 36 (13.58%) E-Commerce
16 34 (12.83%) Jenkins
17 33 (12.45%) Windows
18 32 (12.08%) T-SQL
18 32 (12.08%) Microsoft
19 31 (11.70%) Finance
20 30 (11.32%) Vertica
21 29 (10.94%) Spring
22 28 (10.57%) HTML
22 28 (10.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 27 (10.19%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 13 (4.91%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.53%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (2.64%) IIS
5 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.51%) Apache
6 4 (1.51%) Confluence
6 4 (1.51%) JBoss
7 3 (1.13%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.75%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.38%) SAS
9 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.38%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.51%) IaaS
2 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.51%) PaaS
2 4 (1.51%) SaaS
2 4 (1.51%) Slack
3 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.13%) GitHub
4 2 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.75%) Engine Yard
4 2 (0.75%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.04%) DHCP
2 12 (4.53%) Network Security
3 7 (2.64%) HTTP
4 3 (1.13%) Internet
5 2 (0.75%) LAN
5 2 (0.75%) SAN
5 2 (0.75%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) MPLS
6 1 (0.38%) NAS
6 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (34.34%) SQL Server
2 41 (15.47%) Oracle Database
3 38 (14.34%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (10.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (10.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (8.68%) Big Data
8 20 (7.55%) MongoDB
9 19 (7.17%) OLAP
10 18 (6.79%) DB2
11 17 (6.42%) OLAP Cube
11 17 (6.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (4.91%) NoSQL
13 12 (4.53%) Relational Database
14 10 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
14 10 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (3.40%) Data Mining
16 8 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (2.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (14.34%) Talend Open Studio
2 34 (12.83%) Jenkins
3 20 (7.55%) Cucumber
4 19 (7.17%) JIRA
5 13 (4.91%) Git (software)
6 12 (4.53%) JUnit
6 12 (4.53%) Selenium
7 10 (3.77%) Maven
7 10 (3.77%) Subversion
8 7 (2.64%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.89%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.51%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.51%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.13%) Mockito
11 3 (1.13%) Toad
12 2 (0.75%) Checkstyle
12 2 (0.75%) FindBugs
12 2 (0.75%) Gradle
General
1 31 (11.70%) Finance
2 18 (6.79%) Banking
3 10 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.64%) Publishing
5 6 (2.26%) Retail
6 5 (1.89%) International Banking
7 3 (1.13%) Advertising
8 2 (0.75%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 131 (49.43%) Developer
2 51 (19.25%) SQL Developer
3 35 (13.21%) Java Developer
4 33 (12.45%) DBA
5 21 (7.92%) .NET Developer
5 21 (7.92%) PL/SQL Developer
6 18 (6.79%) C# Developer
6 18 (6.79%) Oracle Developer
6 18 (6.79%) Tester
7 16 (6.04%) Analyst
8 15 (5.66%) ETL Tester
8 15 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.66%) SQL DBA
9 14 (5.28%) Architect
10 13 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (4.53%) Designer
12 9 (3.40%) Data Engineer
12 9 (3.40%) SSIS Developer
13 8 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 8 (3.02%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.09%) .NET
2 37 (13.96%) Web Services
3 36 (13.58%) XML
4 29 (10.94%) Spring
5 28 (10.57%) HTML
6 24 (9.06%) CSS
7 22 (8.30%) ASP.NET
8 21 (7.92%) SOAP
9 18 (6.79%) J2EE
9 18 (6.79%) JDBC
10 16 (6.04%) AngularJS
11 14 (5.28%) WSDL
11 14 (5.28%) XSLT
12 13 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (4.91%) JAX-WS
12 13 (4.91%) RESTful
13 12 (4.53%) REST
14 11 (4.15%) jQuery
15 9 (3.40%) Middleware
15 9 (3.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.55%) Mainframe
2 12 (4.53%) Digital Media
3 9 (3.40%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.64%) iPad
6 6 (2.26%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.26%) Replication
7 5 (1.89%) NHS
8 4 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.51%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.13%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.13%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.75%) Clustering
10 2 (0.75%) CMDB
10 2 (0.75%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 64 (24.15%) Linux
2 33 (12.45%) Windows
3 23 (8.68%) AIX
4 16 (6.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (6.04%) Solaris
5 15 (5.66%) HPUX
6 13 (4.91%) Unix
7 5 (1.89%) CentOS
8 4 (1.51%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (32.83%) ETL
3 53 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (17.74%) TDD
5 41 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (13.58%) E-Commerce
7 27 (10.19%) Analytics
8 21 (7.92%) MVC
9 20 (7.55%) Migration
10 19 (7.17%) Data Analysis
11 18 (6.79%) Dimensional Modelling
11 18 (6.79%) Kimball Methodology
12 17 (6.42%) CRM
12 17 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (6.04%) Data Modelling
13 16 (6.04%) Scrum
14 15 (5.66%) Software Engineering
14 15 (5.66%) Web Development
15 13 (4.91%) Kanban
16 12 (4.53%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 79 (29.81%) Java
2 48 (18.11%) PL/SQL
3 46 (17.36%) JavaScript
4 38 (14.34%) C#
5 32 (12.08%) T-SQL
6 14 (5.28%) PHP
7 9 (3.40%) R
8 6 (2.26%) Python
8 6 (2.26%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.89%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.13%) C++
10 3 (1.13%) VB
11 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.75%) C
11 2 (0.75%) Perl
11 2 (0.75%) Ruby
11 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.89%) Degree
4 2 (0.75%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 21 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.38%) vSphere
4 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.51%) Puppet
2 3 (1.13%) SCCM
2 3 (1.13%) vRealize
3 2 (0.75%) Ansible
3 2 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.75%) Cobbler
3 2 (0.75%) Nagios
3 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.75%) SCOM
3 2 (0.75%) TADDM
3 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 84 (31.70%) Oracle
2 38 (14.34%) Talend
3 32 (12.08%) Microsoft
4 30 (11.32%) Vertica
5 24 (9.06%) Tableau
6 23 (8.68%) Ab Initio
7 19 (7.17%) IBM
8 17 (6.42%) Citrix
9 16 (6.04%) EMC
10 12 (4.53%) Informatica
11 10 (3.77%) VMware
12 5 (1.89%) Perforce
12 5 (1.89%) SAP
12 5 (1.89%) Teradata
13 3 (1.13%) ATG
13 3 (1.13%) ParAccel
13 3 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.75%) Actian
14 2 (0.75%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
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