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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 148 145 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.97% 13.44% 17.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.39% 44.21% 52.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 99 89
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 £250 £280 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £479 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £33.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.09% +135.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +14.00%
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
319 328 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.05% 30.40% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 237 150
Median daily rate £350 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £527 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £33.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £37.50 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 46 £350 -3.44% 6
Chester 0 44 £375 +7.91% 12
Knutsford -3 5 £363 -9.37% 1
Wilmslow -5 3 £308 -38.50% 3
Macclesfield +3 2 £331 - 2
Congleton - 2 £275 - 1
Northwich -3 1 £350 +3.70% 4
Widnes - 1 £350 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 102 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (34.29%) SQL Server
3 91 (32.50%) Oracle
4 84 (30.00%) ETL
5 78 (27.86%) Java
6 67 (23.93%) Linux
7 54 (19.29%) PL/SQL
8 49 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (16.07%) .NET
9 45 (16.07%) Finance
10 44 (15.71%) TDD
10 44 (15.71%) JavaScript
11 43 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (15.00%) Oracle Database
12 42 (15.00%) XML
13 40 (14.29%) Web Services
14 39 (13.93%) C#
15 38 (13.57%) Windows
15 38 (13.57%) Talend
15 38 (13.57%) Talend Open Studio
16 37 (13.21%) E-Commerce
17 36 (12.86%) Jenkins
18 35 (12.50%) Microsoft
19 32 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
19 32 (11.43%) T-SQL
19 32 (11.43%) Spring
20 30 (10.71%) Vertica
21 27 (9.64%) HTML
22 26 (9.29%) AIX
22 26 (9.29%) Banking

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 16 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 16 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.57%) IIS
2 10 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (3.21%) JBoss
4 8 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.14%) Apache
6 5 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (1.43%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.43%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.07%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.71%) CMS
9 2 (0.71%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.36%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.14%) IaaS
2 6 (2.14%) PaaS
2 6 (2.14%) SaaS
3 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.71%) Engine Yard
4 2 (0.71%) GitHub
4 2 (0.71%) Heroku
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.71%) DHCP
2 11 (3.93%) Network Security
3 9 (3.21%) HTTP
4 7 (2.50%) Internet
5 4 (1.43%) Skype
6 2 (0.71%) LAN
6 2 (0.71%) SAN
6 2 (0.71%) WAN
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.36%) MPLS
7 1 (0.36%) NAS
7 1 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 32 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (9.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (7.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (6.79%) Big Data
7 19 (6.79%) DB2
8 17 (6.07%) OLAP
8 17 (6.07%) OLAP Cube
9 16 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (5.00%) MongoDB
11 12 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (3.57%) Relational Database
12 10 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (3.21%) NoSQL
13 9 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (13.57%) Talend Open Studio
2 36 (12.86%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.79%) JIRA
4 16 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 14 (5.00%) Selenium
6 12 (4.29%) JUnit
6 12 (4.29%) Maven
6 12 (4.29%) Subversion
7 11 (3.93%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (3.57%) Git (software)
9 9 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.79%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.79%) Mockito
10 5 (1.79%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.79%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.43%) Checkstyle
11 4 (1.43%) FindBugs
11 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (1.07%) Toad
13 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (16.07%) Finance
2 26 (9.29%) Banking
3 10 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.50%) Publishing
6 6 (2.14%) Retail
7 5 (1.79%) International Banking
8 4 (1.43%) Advertising
9 3 (1.07%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 142 (50.71%) Developer
2 51 (18.21%) SQL Developer
3 39 (13.93%) Java Developer
4 29 (10.36%) DBA
5 23 (8.21%) Oracle Developer
6 21 (7.50%) PL/SQL Developer
7 20 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 18 (6.43%) C# Developer
9 16 (5.71%) Tester
10 15 (5.36%) Architect
10 15 (5.36%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.00%) ETL Tester
12 13 (4.64%) Analyst
12 13 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (4.29%) Consultant
13 12 (4.29%) Designer
14 11 (3.93%) SQL DBA
14 11 (3.93%) SSIS Developer
15 10 (3.57%) ETL Developer
16 8 (2.86%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (16.07%) .NET
2 42 (15.00%) XML
3 40 (14.29%) Web Services
4 32 (11.43%) Spring
5 27 (9.64%) HTML
6 25 (8.93%) CSS
7 23 (8.21%) ASP.NET
8 22 (7.86%) SOAP
9 21 (7.50%) JDBC
10 18 (6.43%) J2EE
10 18 (6.43%) XSLT
11 16 (5.71%) RESTful
12 15 (5.36%) AngularJS
12 15 (5.36%) WSDL
13 14 (5.00%) JAX-WS
14 13 (4.64%) jQuery
15 11 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (3.93%) Middleware
16 10 (3.57%) Apache Camel
16 10 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 11 (3.93%) Digital Media
3 8 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.86%) Replication
4 7 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.50%) iPad
5 5 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.07%) NHS
7 3 (1.07%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Clustering
8 2 (0.71%) CMDB
8 2 (0.71%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (23.93%) Linux
2 38 (13.57%) Windows
3 26 (9.29%) AIX
4 16 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.71%) Solaris
4 16 (5.71%) Unix
5 15 (5.36%) HPUX
6 8 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.50%) CentOS
7 7 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.43%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (30.00%) ETL
3 49 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (15.71%) TDD
5 43 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (13.21%) E-Commerce
7 24 (8.57%) Analytics
8 21 (7.50%) Migration
8 21 (7.50%) MVC
9 19 (6.79%) Kimball Methodology
10 17 (6.07%) Data Modelling
10 17 (6.07%) Dimensional Modelling
10 17 (6.07%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (6.07%) Software Engineering
11 16 (5.71%) CRM
11 16 (5.71%) Data Analysis
12 15 (5.36%) Configuration Management
13 14 (5.00%) Web Development
13 14 (5.00%) Workflow
14 13 (4.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 78 (27.86%) Java
2 54 (19.29%) PL/SQL
3 44 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 39 (13.93%) C#
5 32 (11.43%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.36%) PHP
7 9 (3.21%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.21%) R
8 6 (2.14%) Python
8 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.79%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.43%) Ruby
11 3 (1.07%) C++
11 3 (1.07%) VB
11 3 (1.07%) VBA
12 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.50%) Degree
4 2 (0.71%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.14%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.50%) SCCM
2 6 (2.14%) Puppet
2 6 (2.14%) SCOM
3 4 (1.43%) vRealize
4 3 (1.07%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.71%) Ansible
5 2 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.71%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.71%) Nagios
5 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.71%) TADDM
5 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 91 (32.50%) Oracle
2 38 (13.57%) Talend
3 35 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 30 (10.71%) Vertica
5 23 (8.21%) IBM
6 22 (7.86%) Tableau
7 21 (7.50%) Ab Initio
8 17 (6.07%) Citrix
9 16 (5.71%) EMC
10 15 (5.36%) VMware
11 10 (3.57%) Informatica
12 6 (2.14%) Perforce
13 5 (1.79%) BMC
14 4 (1.43%) Teradata
15 3 (1.07%) ATG
15 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (1.07%) SAP
15 3 (1.07%) ServiceNow
16 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
16 2 (0.71%) Remedy
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