The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.78% 13.85% 11.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.78% 38.30% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 9
Median daily rate £325 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £435 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
SQL
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.13% 36.15% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 30
Median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.89%
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 Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Chester region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Chester region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Chester region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) ETL
3 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 15 (27.78%) Linux
5 14 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (22.22%) Tableau
6 12 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (20.37%) MongoDB
7 11 (20.37%) Java
8 10 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
9 9 (16.67%) Finance
9 9 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
9 9 (16.67%) Talend
10 8 (14.81%) Vertica
10 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (12.96%) Data Mining
11 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.96%) XML
11 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
11 7 (12.96%) Oracle
11 7 (12.96%) Scrum
11 7 (12.96%) Spring
11 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (12.96%) Selenium
11 7 (12.96%) R
11 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
12 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
12 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (11.11%) JAX-WS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
1 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) MongoDB
3 10 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (12.96%) Data Mining
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.70%) MySQL
7 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.85%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (12.96%) Selenium
3 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.26%) JIRA
5 4 (7.41%) JUnit
5 4 (7.41%) Subversion
6 1 (1.85%) Ant
6 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.85%) Gradle
6 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
6 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) International Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) DBA
3 12 (22.22%) SQL DBA
4 10 (18.52%) SQL Developer
5 9 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 8 (14.81%) Tester
7 7 (12.96%) ETL Tester
7 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Data Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
9 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Tableau Developer
11 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Agile Developer
11 2 (3.70%) ASP Developer
11 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Spring
1 7 (12.96%) XML
2 6 (11.11%) J2EE
2 6 (11.11%) JAX-WS
2 6 (11.11%) JDBC
2 6 (11.11%) SOAP
2 6 (11.11%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) WSDL
2 6 (11.11%) XSLT
3 4 (7.41%) Apache Camel
3 4 (7.41%) HTML
3 4 (7.41%) JAXB
3 4 (7.41%) POJO
4 3 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.70%) CSS
5 2 (3.70%) JSON
5 2 (3.70%) JSP
5 2 (3.70%) MDX
5 2 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) ETL
3 14 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.96%) Scrum
8 6 (11.11%) TDD
9 5 (9.26%) Kanban
10 4 (7.41%) AOP
10 4 (7.41%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Migration
10 4 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
2 7 (12.96%) R
3 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Tableau
2 9 (16.67%) Talend
3 8 (14.81%) Vertica
4 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle
5 5 (9.26%) Ab Initio
6 4 (7.41%) IBM
7 2 (3.70%) Informatica
8 1 (1.85%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.85%) ParAccel
8 1 (1.85%) Perforce
8 1 (1.85%) Telerik