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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 139 104 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.11% 13.25% 12.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.66% 46.43% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 56 46
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£388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
401 224 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.71% 28.54% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 121 98
Average daily rate £401 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £32.75 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £42.50 £27.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.55 £42.50 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 32 £400 +17.21% 9
Warrington -17 17 £391 +14.22% 28
Crewe +7 10 £225 - 8
Knutsford +2 5 £349 -43.06% 4
Ellesmere Port 0 5 £288 +0.87%
Alderley Edge - 5 £475 -
Macclesfield - 4 £330 - 2
Northwich 0 2 £313 -26.47% 4
Sandbach - 2 - -
Winsford - 2 - - 1
Runcorn -3 1 - -
Middlewich - 1 £300 -
Wilmslow - 1 £238 - 3
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 81 (32.79%) Oracle
1 81 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 69 (27.94%) Finance
3 57 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (21.86%) Java
5 45 (18.22%) JavaScript
5 45 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (17.00%) PL/SQL
6 42 (17.00%) HTML
6 42 (17.00%) .NET
7 41 (16.60%) ETL
8 37 (14.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (14.17%) C#
10 34 (13.77%) CSS
11 32 (12.96%) J2EE
11 32 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 32 (12.96%) Security Cleared
11 32 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (12.15%) T-SQL
12 30 (12.15%) JUnit
13 29 (11.74%) Web Services
13 29 (11.74%) Microsoft
14 28 (11.34%) XML
15 27 (10.93%) Relational Database
16 26 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
16 26 (10.53%) TDD
17 25 (10.12%) Oracle Database
18 23 (9.31%) jQuery
18 23 (9.31%) Oracle EBS
19 22 (8.91%) SC Cleared

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.24%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (3.24%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (3.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (3.24%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.83%) SAS
4 6 (2.43%) IIS
5 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.21%) JBoss
6 3 (1.21%) Node.js
7 1 (0.40%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.40%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (9.31%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (6.48%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (4.05%) Oracle HRMS
5 6 (2.43%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 4 (1.62%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.81%) Route 53
2 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.05%) HTTP
2 8 (3.24%) Internet
3 5 (2.02%) SAN
3 5 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.62%) Firewall
5 3 (1.21%) DNS
5 3 (1.21%) DHCP
5 3 (1.21%) NAS
6 2 (0.81%) SSL
7 1 (0.40%) LDAP
7 1 (0.40%) IPv4
7 1 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) ATM
7 1 (0.40%) SMTP
7 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.40%) SNMP
7 1 (0.40%) VPN
7 1 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.40%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (10.93%) Relational Database
5 25 (10.12%) Oracle Database
6 18 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (6.48%) RDBMS
9 14 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (5.26%) MS Access
10 13 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (5.26%) QlikView
11 12 (4.86%) Informix
12 11 (4.45%) MySQL
13 10 (4.05%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (3.64%) DB2
14 9 (3.64%) DTS
15 6 (2.43%) Big Data
16 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 30 (12.15%) JUnit
2 14 (5.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 13 (5.26%) Ant
4 11 (4.45%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.05%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.05%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.64%) Mockito
6 9 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (3.64%) Selenium
7 8 (3.24%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (2.83%) JIRA
9 6 (2.43%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.43%) Subversion
10 5 (2.02%) IntelliJ
10 5 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.62%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (1.21%) Introscope
12 3 (1.21%) SonarQube
General
1 69 (27.94%) Finance
2 20 (8.10%) Banking
3 11 (4.45%) Local Government
4 5 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.62%) Retail
6 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.21%) Marketing
7 2 (0.81%) Legal
7 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.81%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (62.35%) Developer
2 36 (14.57%) Analyst
3 35 (14.17%) Java Developer
4 33 (13.36%) SQL Developer
5 28 (11.34%) Consultant
6 23 (9.31%) .NET Developer
7 20 (8.10%) Oracle Consultant
8 16 (6.48%) Oracle Developer
9 15 (6.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (5.26%) ETL Developer
11 11 (4.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 9 (3.64%) Functional Consultant
13 8 (3.24%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 8 (3.24%) Business Developer
13 8 (3.24%) Analyst Developer
14 7 (2.83%) Data Analyst
14 7 (2.83%) C# Developer
14 7 (2.83%) Architect
14 7 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
14 7 (2.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.00%) HTML
1 42 (17.00%) .NET
2 34 (13.77%) CSS
3 32 (12.96%) J2EE
4 29 (11.74%) Web Services
5 28 (11.34%) XML
6 23 (9.31%) jQuery
7 22 (8.91%) Spring
8 20 (8.10%) SOAP
9 19 (7.69%) JSON
10 16 (6.48%) WSDL
11 13 (5.26%) Servlets
11 13 (5.26%) ASP.NET
12 12 (4.86%) RESTful
13 11 (4.45%) JDBC
14 10 (4.05%) JAX-RPC
14 10 (4.05%) XSL
15 9 (3.64%) PowerMock
16 8 (3.24%) Ajax
16 8 (3.24%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.45%) NHS
4 6 (2.43%) Online Banking
5 5 (2.02%) Open Source
5 5 (2.02%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.02%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.02%) CMDB
6 4 (1.62%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.21%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.21%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.21%) Informatics
8 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.81%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.40%) Tandem
9 1 (0.40%) GIS
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.10%) Windows
2 14 (5.67%) UNIX
3 11 (4.45%) Linux
4 4 (1.62%) AIX
5 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.81%) SUSE
5 2 (0.81%) Debian
5 2 (0.81%) Solaris
6 1 (0.40%) MVS
6 1 (0.40%) VME
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (16.60%) ETL
4 26 (10.53%) TDD
5 20 (8.10%) Software Engineering
5 20 (8.10%) OO
6 18 (7.29%) Data Analysis
6 18 (7.29%) CRM
7 17 (6.88%) Unit Testing
8 15 (6.07%) Data Modelling
8 15 (6.07%) Integration Testing
9 13 (5.26%) OOP
9 13 (5.26%) Data Management
9 13 (5.26%) Data Transformation
9 13 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (4.86%) Analytics
11 11 (4.45%) Migration
12 10 (4.05%) Web Development
12 10 (4.05%) Scrum
12 10 (4.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.86%) Java
2 45 (18.22%) JavaScript
3 42 (17.00%) PL/SQL
4 35 (14.17%) C#
5 30 (12.15%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.86%) VB
7 9 (3.64%) PHP
8 8 (3.24%) Perl
9 7 (2.83%) VBA
10 6 (2.43%) XPath
10 6 (2.43%) C
11 5 (2.02%) VBScript
11 5 (2.02%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.62%) PHP5
13 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.21%) Jython
14 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.81%) Ruby
14 2 (0.81%) VB6
14 2 (0.81%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 32 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.86%) Degree
4 9 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.81%) CEH
6 2 (0.81%) CCNP
6 2 (0.81%) CCNA
6 2 (0.81%) CISSP
6 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.81%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.21%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.81%) Docker
2 2 (0.81%) vSphere
2 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.40%) NFS
3 1 (0.40%) Samba
3 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.40%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) SCCM
1 2 (0.81%) SCOM
1 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) MOM
2 1 (0.40%) Nagios
2 1 (0.40%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Opsview
Vendors
1 81 (32.79%) Oracle
2 29 (11.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.88%) IBM
4 14 (5.67%) Talend
5 11 (4.45%) Tableau
6 9 (3.64%) Informatica
7 7 (2.83%) Cognos
8 6 (2.43%) Sun
8 6 (2.43%) HP
9 5 (2.02%) Sybase
9 5 (2.02%) BMC
9 5 (2.02%) VMware
9 5 (2.02%) Teradata
9 5 (2.02%) Perforce
9 5 (2.02%) JNBridge
10 4 (1.62%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.62%) Remedy
10 4 (1.62%) Citrix
11 3 (1.21%) Compuware
11 3 (1.21%) Ab Initio
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