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 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.88% 21.74% 19.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.30% 54.69% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 18
Median daily rate £325 £355 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +21.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.02 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-19.74% +28.23%
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
79 64 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 51.63% 39.75% 41.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 31
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 59 (57.28%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (51.46%) ETL
3 43 (41.75%) Java
4 34 (33.01%) SQL Server
5 30 (29.13%) Linux
6 29 (28.16%) Oracle
7 27 (26.21%) Talend Open Studio
7 27 (26.21%) Talend
8 26 (25.24%) PL/SQL
9 24 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (22.33%) Vertica
11 22 (21.36%) Oracle Database
12 21 (20.39%) Jenkins
13 20 (19.42%) XML
14 18 (17.48%) Finance
15 17 (16.50%) E-Commerce
16 16 (15.53%) Spring
16 16 (15.53%) Tableau
17 15 (14.56%) JDBC
17 15 (14.56%) Web Services
18 14 (13.59%) SOAP
18 14 (13.59%) J2EE
18 14 (13.59%) TDD
18 14 (13.59%) WSDL
19 13 (12.62%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (12.62%) XSLT
19 13 (12.62%) Cucumber
19 13 (12.62%) JAX-WS
20 12 (11.65%) Dimensional Modelling

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 9 (8.74%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.94%) IIS
4 2 (1.94%) JBoss
5 1 (0.97%) Apache
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.97%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) HTTP
1 6 (5.83%) Network Security
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) LAN
2 1 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.97%) SAN
2 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.01%) SQL Server
2 22 (21.36%) Oracle Database
3 13 (12.62%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (11.65%) MongoDB
5 11 (10.68%) Big Data
5 11 (10.68%) OLAP
5 11 (10.68%) OLAP Cube
5 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.83%) Data Mining
8 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.94%) MySQL
10 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.97%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 27 (26.21%) Talend Open Studio
2 21 (20.39%) Jenkins
3 13 (12.62%) Cucumber
4 10 (9.71%) JIRA
4 10 (9.71%) Selenium
5 9 (8.74%) JUnit
5 9 (8.74%) Subversion
6 4 (3.88%) Maven
6 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.97%) Ant
8 1 (0.97%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.97%) FindBugs
8 1 (0.97%) Gradle
8 1 (0.97%) Mockito
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.97%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (17.48%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Banking
3 5 (4.85%) International Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Local Government
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (49.51%) Developer
2 21 (20.39%) DBA
2 21 (20.39%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.50%) SQL Developer
4 14 (13.59%) Tester
5 11 (10.68%) ETL Tester
6 10 (9.71%) SQL DBA
7 9 (8.74%) PL/SQL Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Data Engineer
8 8 (7.77%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (7.77%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Talend Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Consultant
11 4 (3.88%) Data Consultant
11 4 (3.88%) ETL Consultant
11 4 (3.88%) ETL Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.42%) XML
2 16 (15.53%) Spring
3 15 (14.56%) JDBC
3 15 (14.56%) Web Services
4 14 (13.59%) J2EE
4 14 (13.59%) SOAP
4 14 (13.59%) WSDL
5 13 (12.62%) JAX-WS
5 13 (12.62%) XSLT
6 9 (8.74%) HTML
7 8 (7.77%) Apache Camel
7 8 (7.77%) JAXB
8 7 (6.80%) POJO
9 6 (5.83%) JSP
10 4 (3.88%) CSS
10 4 (3.88%) JSON
10 4 (3.88%) Middleware
11 3 (2.91%) .NET
11 3 (2.91%) jQuery
11 3 (2.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.91%) NHS
3 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.97%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.97%) PKI
3 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.13%) Linux
2 1 (0.97%) Windows
2 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.28%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (51.46%) ETL
3 24 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (16.50%) E-Commerce
5 14 (13.59%) TDD
6 12 (11.65%) Data Analysis
6 12 (11.65%) Dimensional Modelling
7 11 (10.68%) Analytics
7 11 (10.68%) Kanban
7 11 (10.68%) Kimball Methodology
8 9 (8.74%) AOP
8 9 (8.74%) Integration Testing
8 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
8 9 (8.74%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.77%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.80%) Extreme Programming
10 7 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (6.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (41.75%) Java
2 26 (25.24%) PL/SQL
3 11 (10.68%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.74%) R
5 7 (6.80%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.83%) PHP
7 3 (2.91%) C#
8 1 (0.97%) Python
8 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) Degree
1 1 (0.97%) ISEB
1 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Server
1 1 (0.97%) vSphere
1 1 (0.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) SCCM
1 1 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (28.16%) Oracle
2 27 (26.21%) Talend
3 23 (22.33%) Vertica
4 16 (15.53%) Tableau
5 9 (8.74%) IBM
6 8 (7.77%) Ab Initio
6 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.88%) Informatica
8 2 (1.94%) Perforce
9 1 (0.97%) Citrix
9 1 (0.97%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.97%) ParAccel
9 1 (0.97%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
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