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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 9 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 49 86 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.90% 9.76% 11.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.84% 27.48% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 65 50
Median daily rate £344 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £470 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.41% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
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 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £18.60 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
176 313 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.56% 35.53% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 222 160
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -63.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +9 9 £325 +4.83% 16
Chester -5 9 £400 +6.66% 12
Macclesfield 0 5 £306 -11.23% 5
Crewe -2 5 - - 8
Knutsford - 3 £338 - 2
Daresbury - 1 £180 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 74 (49.01%) SQL Server
2 54 (35.76%) ETL
3 50 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (24.50%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (22.52%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (21.85%) T-SQL
7 31 (20.53%) .NET
7 31 (20.53%) Microsoft
8 30 (19.87%) Performance Tuning
9 29 (19.21%) JavaScript
10 28 (18.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (17.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (17.22%) C#
12 26 (17.22%) Web Services
13 25 (16.56%) Windows
13 25 (16.56%) Java
14 24 (15.89%) Linux
14 24 (15.89%) Finance
15 20 (13.25%) Big Data
15 20 (13.25%) NoSQL
15 20 (13.25%) High Availability
16 19 (12.58%) TDD
16 19 (12.58%) HTML
17 18 (11.92%) Oracle
17 18 (11.92%) MongoDB
18 16 (10.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (10.60%) CSS
18 16 (10.60%) XML
19 15 (9.93%) MVC
19 15 (9.93%) ASP.NET

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 8 (5.30%) IIS
1 8 (5.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.65%) Confluence
3 3 (1.99%) Apache
3 3 (1.99%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.99%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.32%) JBoss
4 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.66%) SAS
5 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 12 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
2 1 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.66%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.66%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.65%) Slack
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) GitHub
4 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) NAS
1 2 (1.32%) SAN
2 1 (0.66%) DHCP
2 1 (0.66%) DNS
2 1 (0.66%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.66%) IPsec
2 1 (0.66%) LAN
2 1 (0.66%) MPLS
2 1 (0.66%) Network Security
2 1 (0.66%) VLAN
2 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (49.01%) SQL Server
2 34 (22.52%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (18.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (17.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (13.25%) Big Data
5 20 (13.25%) NoSQL
6 18 (11.92%) MongoDB
7 16 (10.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (8.61%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.62%) Data Mining
9 10 (6.62%) MySQL
10 9 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (4.64%) DB2
12 7 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (3.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (3.31%) Hadoop
13 5 (3.31%) OLAP
13 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database
13 5 (3.31%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Cucumber
1 10 (6.62%) Talend Open Studio
1 10 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.30%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.97%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.97%) JIRA
3 6 (3.97%) Maven
3 6 (3.97%) Selenium
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.32%) Gradle
5 2 (1.32%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.66%) Ant
6 1 (0.66%) JUnit
6 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 24 (15.89%) Finance
2 11 (7.28%) Banking
3 8 (5.30%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.99%) Advertising
4 3 (1.99%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Publishing
6 1 (0.66%) Local Government
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.66%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 67 (44.37%) Developer
2 31 (20.53%) DBA
3 28 (18.54%) SQL Developer
4 22 (14.57%) SQL DBA
5 16 (10.60%) .NET Developer
5 16 (10.60%) Analyst
6 14 (9.27%) Tester
7 13 (8.61%) C# Developer
8 11 (7.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.62%) Architect
10 9 (5.96%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (5.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.30%) ETL Tester
11 8 (5.30%) Java Developer
12 7 (4.64%) SSIS Developer
13 6 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 6 (3.97%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.97%) SQL Analyst
13 6 (3.97%) SQL Server Developer
14 5 (3.31%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.53%) .NET
2 26 (17.22%) Web Services
3 19 (12.58%) HTML
4 16 (10.60%) CSS
4 16 (10.60%) XML
5 15 (9.93%) ASP.NET
6 11 (7.28%) jQuery
6 11 (7.28%) JSON
7 9 (5.96%) RESTful
7 9 (5.96%) WCF
8 8 (5.30%) .NET Framework
8 8 (5.30%) J2EE
8 8 (5.30%) Middleware
8 8 (5.30%) REST
9 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (4.64%) Entity Framework
10 6 (3.97%) Ajax
10 6 (3.97%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (3.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.95%) Replication
3 9 (5.96%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.99%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.99%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.99%) NHS
6 2 (1.32%) Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) DataPower
7 1 (0.66%) Derivative
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.66%) Statistics
7 1 (0.66%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.56%) Windows
2 24 (15.89%) Linux
3 13 (8.61%) Unix
4 10 (6.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.97%) AIX
7 3 (1.99%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.32%) Android
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.76%) ETL
2 50 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.50%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (19.87%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (13.25%) High Availability
6 19 (12.58%) TDD
7 15 (9.93%) MVC
8 13 (8.61%) Database Mirroring
8 13 (8.61%) Scrum
9 12 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.95%) Data Analysis
10 11 (7.28%) Microservices
11 10 (6.62%) Analytics
11 10 (6.62%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.62%) SOA
12 9 (5.96%) BDD
12 9 (5.96%) Data Modelling
13 8 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (5.30%) Open Source
13 8 (5.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.85%) T-SQL
2 29 (19.21%) JavaScript
3 26 (17.22%) C#
4 25 (16.56%) Java
5 11 (7.28%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.28%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.97%) Python
7 5 (3.31%) Perl
8 3 (1.99%) C
8 3 (1.99%) C++
8 3 (1.99%) R
8 3 (1.99%) Ruby
8 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.99%) VB
9 2 (1.32%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (1.32%) PHP
9 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.32%) VBA
10 1 (0.66%) Scala
10 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.32%) Degree
1 2 (1.32%) HND
1 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Control-M
1 1 (0.66%) Kibana
1 1 (0.66%) logstash
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.66%) Webmin
Vendors
1 31 (20.53%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.92%) Oracle
3 11 (7.28%) Tableau
4 10 (6.62%) Ab Initio
4 10 (6.62%) Talend
5 7 (4.64%) Informatica
6 6 (3.97%) SAP
6 6 (3.97%) Teradata
6 6 (3.97%) Vertica
7 5 (3.31%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.65%) Cognos
9 3 (1.99%) Google
9 3 (1.99%) ParAccel
9 3 (1.99%) Sybase
9 3 (1.99%) Symantec
9 3 (1.99%) VMware
10 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.32%) Perforce
10 2 (1.32%) Twitter
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