The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 26 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.47% 12.42% 19.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.62% 44.44% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £371 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
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
71 45 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.79% 27.95% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 22 17
Average daily rate £400 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) Oracle
3 16 (28.07%) ETL
4 15 (26.32%) Java
5 13 (22.81%) PL/SQL
5 13 (22.81%) Talend Open Studio
5 13 (22.81%) Talend
6 12 (21.05%) SDLC
6 12 (21.05%) Finance
7 10 (17.54%) XML
7 10 (17.54%) Web Development
8 9 (15.79%) Banking
8 9 (15.79%) Spring
8 9 (15.79%) SOAP
8 9 (15.79%) J2EE
9 8 (14.04%) Web Services
9 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
9 8 (14.04%) WSDL
9 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
10 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (12.28%) Tableau
10 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
10 7 (12.28%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
10 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
10 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
10 7 (12.28%) Linux
10 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.51%) JBoss
2 2 (3.51%) SAS
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (3.51%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.75%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Office
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle HRMS
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.02%) DNS
2 4 (7.02%) DHCP
2 4 (7.02%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) NAS
3 3 (5.26%) SAN
4 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 2 (3.51%) HTTP
5 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.51%) Informix
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.75%) Big Data
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.75%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.26%) Selenium
2 3 (5.26%) Mockito
2 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.26%) JUnit
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Maven
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Cactus
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.75%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.75%) Hudson
4 1 (1.75%) Gradle
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.75%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
3 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) ETL Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.02%) Talend Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) XML
2 9 (15.79%) J2EE
2 9 (15.79%) SOAP
2 9 (15.79%) Spring
3 8 (14.04%) Web Services
3 8 (14.04%) WSDL
4 7 (12.28%) HTML
4 7 (12.28%) CSS
5 6 (10.53%) Servlets
6 4 (7.02%) JAX-RPC
6 4 (7.02%) XSL
6 4 (7.02%) JSON
6 4 (7.02%) JAX-WS
7 3 (5.26%) RESTful
7 3 (5.26%) JiBX
7 3 (5.26%) POJO
7 3 (5.26%) XSLT
7 3 (5.26%) JAXB
7 3 (5.26%) JDBC
7 3 (5.26%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Online Banking
2 3 (5.26%) CMDB
3 2 (3.51%) GIS
3 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) UNIX
4 3 (5.26%) AIX
5 2 (3.51%) Solaris
5 2 (3.51%) SUSE
5 2 (3.51%) Debian
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) ETL
3 12 (21.05%) SDLC
4 10 (17.54%) Web Development
5 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (10.53%) SIEM
7 5 (8.77%) ITSM
7 5 (8.77%) TDD
8 4 (7.02%) Information Security
8 4 (7.02%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.02%) Migration
8 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.02%) Web Application Development
8 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.26%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) Java
2 13 (22.81%) PL/SQL
3 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) Perl
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
5 3 (5.26%) Jython
5 3 (5.26%) XPath
6 2 (3.51%) VBA
6 2 (3.51%) PL/1
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) VBScript
7 1 (1.75%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) CCNP
1 6 (10.53%) CCNA
1 6 (10.53%) CISSP
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (10.53%) A+ Certification
1 6 (10.53%) CEH
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle
2 13 (22.81%) Talend
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.28%) Tableau
5 6 (10.53%) ArcSight
5 6 (10.53%) Sun
5 6 (10.53%) Symantec
6 5 (8.77%) IBM
7 3 (5.26%) Remedy
7 3 (5.26%) HP
7 3 (5.26%) Citrix
7 3 (5.26%) BMC
7 3 (5.26%) Ab Initio
7 3 (5.26%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.51%) Vertica
8 2 (3.51%) Informatica
9 1 (1.75%) Perforce
9 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
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