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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 131 136 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.84% 13.81% 13.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.82% 34.17% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 80 56
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.65% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.83 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.90% -29.68%
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
425 398 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.67% 40.41% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 268 121
Median daily rate £400 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £683 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £32.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Chester +4 58 £413 +3.12% 13
Warrington -12 18 £338 -13.73% 8
Macclesfield +4 12 £361 +9.46% 3
Knutsford -3 10 £325 -6.81%
Crewe +2 7 £213 -5.55% 4
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 107 (43.67%) SQL Server
2 81 (33.06%) Oracle
3 70 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (26.94%) Java
5 62 (25.31%) Finance
6 51 (20.82%) ETL
7 50 (20.41%) JavaScript
8 49 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (19.59%) PL/SQL
9 48 (19.59%) T-SQL
10 44 (17.96%) Web Services
10 44 (17.96%) TDD
11 43 (17.55%) XML
12 41 (16.73%) .NET
13 37 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (14.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 36 (14.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 35 (14.29%) C#
16 34 (13.88%) Banking
17 33 (13.47%) Linux
18 31 (12.65%) Microsoft
19 29 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 28 (11.43%) Spring
21 27 (11.02%) MVC
22 26 (10.61%) Oracle Database
23 25 (10.20%) Jenkins
24 24 (9.80%) Windows
24 24 (9.80%) ASP.NET
25 23 (9.39%) CSS
25 23 (9.39%) Oracle Forms

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 21 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 18 (7.35%) IIS
3 16 (6.53%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.12%) Oracle Workflow
4 15 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.71%) JBoss
6 8 (3.27%) CICS
6 8 (3.27%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.86%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.45%) Apache
8 6 (2.45%) Skype for Business
8 6 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.63%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (5.31%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.45%) IaaS
2 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.63%) PaaS
2 4 (1.63%) SaaS
3 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.82%) Engine Yard
4 2 (0.82%) GitHub
4 2 (0.82%) Heroku
4 2 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.27%) Internet
2 7 (2.86%) HTTP
3 6 (2.45%) LDAP
3 6 (2.45%) Network Security
4 4 (1.63%) DNS
4 4 (1.63%) SAN
4 4 (1.63%) Skype
4 4 (1.63%) WAN
5 2 (0.82%) LAN
5 2 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.82%) SMTP
5 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.82%) VoIP
6 1 (0.41%) DHCP
6 1 (0.41%) Intranet
6 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (43.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (14.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (10.61%) Oracle Database
5 22 (8.98%) Oracle Reports
5 22 (8.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (5.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (4.90%) Big Data
9 12 (4.90%) OLAP
9 12 (4.90%) OLAP Cube
10 11 (4.49%) DB2
10 11 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.04%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.63%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 23 (9.39%) Oracle Forms
2 23 (9.39%) Talend Open Studio
2 23 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.53%) Subversion
4 13 (5.31%) JIRA
5 12 (4.90%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.08%) Selenium
7 9 (3.67%) Git (software)
7 9 (3.67%) JUnit
7 9 (3.67%) Maven
8 8 (3.27%) ClearCase
9 7 (2.86%) Mockito
9 7 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.04%) Checkstyle
10 5 (2.04%) FindBugs
10 5 (2.04%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.22%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.22%) Moq
12 2 (0.82%) Vagrant
General
1 62 (25.31%) Finance
2 34 (13.88%) Banking
3 11 (4.49%) Local Government
4 9 (3.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.04%) Retail
6 4 (1.63%) Advertising
6 4 (1.63%) Publishing
7 3 (1.22%) Marketing
8 2 (0.82%) International Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 140 (57.14%) Developer
2 40 (16.33%) SQL Developer
3 33 (13.47%) Java Developer
4 24 (9.80%) Oracle Developer
5 22 (8.98%) Analyst
6 20 (8.16%) C# Developer
7 19 (7.76%) .NET Developer
8 16 (6.53%) Consultant
9 15 (6.12%) ETL Developer
10 14 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 13 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (5.31%) SSIS Developer
12 12 (4.90%) Architect
13 11 (4.49%) E-Business Developer
13 11 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (4.49%) SSRS Developer
14 10 (4.08%) Data Analyst
14 10 (4.08%) Senior Developer
14 10 (4.08%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.96%) Web Services
2 43 (17.55%) XML
3 41 (16.73%) .NET
4 28 (11.43%) Spring
5 24 (9.80%) ASP.NET
6 23 (9.39%) CSS
7 22 (8.98%) HTML
8 19 (7.76%) jQuery
9 17 (6.94%) J2EE
10 16 (6.53%) WSDL
11 15 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (6.12%) JSP
12 14 (5.71%) JDBC
12 14 (5.71%) Servlets
12 14 (5.71%) SOAP
13 12 (4.90%) XSLT
14 11 (4.49%) AngularJS
14 11 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (4.49%) Hibernate
14 11 (4.49%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (5.31%) NHS
2 11 (4.49%) Replication
3 10 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.27%) PMI
5 7 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.45%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.04%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.04%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.63%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.63%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.22%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.82%) Clustering
10 2 (0.82%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.82%) Informatics
10 2 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.47%) Linux
2 24 (9.80%) Windows
3 11 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.08%) AIX
4 10 (4.08%) Unix
4 10 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.86%) CentOS
5 7 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.63%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.82%) Solaris
7 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.41%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) HPUX
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (20.82%) ETL
3 49 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (17.96%) TDD
5 37 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (11.02%) MVC
7 23 (9.39%) E-Commerce
8 22 (8.98%) Workflow
9 19 (7.76%) Analytics
9 19 (7.76%) High Availability
10 18 (7.35%) Configuration Management
11 16 (6.53%) Software Engineering
12 15 (6.12%) Migration
12 15 (6.12%) Project Management
12 15 (6.12%) Waterfall
12 15 (6.12%) Web Development
13 14 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology
14 13 (5.31%) Dimensional Modelling
14 13 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (5.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 66 (26.94%) Java
2 50 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 48 (19.59%) PL/SQL
3 48 (19.59%) T-SQL
4 35 (14.29%) C#
5 12 (4.90%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.49%) PHP
7 8 (3.27%) Assembly Language
7 8 (3.27%) COBOL
8 6 (2.45%) Python
9 5 (2.04%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.63%) Ruby
11 3 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.22%) VBA
12 2 (0.82%) Perl
12 2 (0.82%) R
13 1 (0.41%) Delphi
13 1 (0.41%) Go
13 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.27%) Degree
1 8 (3.27%) PMI Certification
2 5 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.04%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.22%) ISEB
4 2 (0.82%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.04%) SLA
3 4 (1.63%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) Basel II
System Software
1 14 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.82%) Postfix
4 2 (0.82%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.82%) vSphere
4 2 (0.82%) XenApp
5 1 (0.41%) KVM
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (4.08%) SCCM
2 8 (3.27%) SCOM
3 6 (2.45%) Puppet
4 4 (1.63%) vRealize
5 3 (1.22%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.82%) Ansible
6 2 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.82%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.82%) Nagios
6 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.41%) StatsD
7 1 (0.41%) TADDM
7 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 81 (33.06%) Oracle
2 31 (12.65%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.39%) Talend
4 21 (8.57%) IBM
5 16 (6.53%) VMware
6 15 (6.12%) Vertica
7 9 (3.67%) Tableau
8 8 (3.27%) Chordiant
9 7 (2.86%) Citrix
10 5 (2.04%) Ab Initio
10 5 (2.04%) BMC
10 5 (2.04%) Perforce
10 5 (2.04%) Sun
11 4 (1.63%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.22%) Informatica
12 3 (1.22%) Kofax
12 3 (1.22%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.22%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.22%) Software AG
13 2 (0.82%) HP
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