The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 24 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.52% 16.98% 11.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.98% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 7
Average daily rate
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£310 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £405 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.77% 28.30% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 16
Average daily rate £300 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £406 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.29 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +14.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
Cheshire

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 25 (36.23%) .NET
1 25 (36.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (33.33%) C#
3 22 (31.88%) HTML
3 22 (31.88%) T-SQL
4 20 (28.99%) Java
5 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
6 18 (26.09%) CSS
7 17 (24.64%) TDD
8 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
8 14 (20.29%) ETL
8 14 (20.29%) MVC
9 13 (18.84%) Scrum
9 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
9 13 (18.84%) XML
10 12 (17.39%) Web Services
10 12 (17.39%) Linux
10 12 (17.39%) Oracle
11 11 (15.94%) Pair Programming
12 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (14.49%) HTML5
12 10 (14.49%) CSS3
12 10 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
13 9 (13.04%) Windows
13 9 (13.04%) Data Modelling
13 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (13.04%) JSON
13 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.35%) Lync
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) SAS
2 3 (4.35%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.90%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) Mule
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Academy Housing
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.80%) DNS
2 4 (5.80%) DHCP
2 4 (5.80%) SAN
3 3 (4.35%) VLAN
3 3 (4.35%) Firewall
3 3 (4.35%) LAN
3 3 (4.35%) WAN
4 2 (2.90%) SMTP
4 2 (2.90%) HTTP
5 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.80%) OLAP
5 4 (5.80%) MySQL
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (4.35%) QlikView
6 3 (4.35%) OLTP
7 2 (2.90%) DB2
7 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.90%) SAP BW
7 2 (2.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.80%) Subversion
3 2 (2.90%) ERwin
3 2 (2.90%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Local Government
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.59%) DBA
5 7 (10.14%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.14%) SQL DBA
6 6 (8.70%) Tester
6 6 (8.70%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) .NET
2 22 (31.88%) HTML
3 18 (26.09%) CSS
4 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
5 13 (18.84%) XML
6 12 (17.39%) Web Services
7 10 (14.49%) HTML5
7 10 (14.49%) CSS3
8 9 (13.04%) JSON
9 6 (8.70%) SOAP
9 6 (8.70%) Ajax
9 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (8.70%) RESTful
10 5 (7.25%) NHibernate
10 5 (7.25%) jQuery
10 5 (7.25%) LINQ
11 4 (5.80%) Play Framework
12 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.35%) Spring
12 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) NHS
2 4 (5.80%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.35%) Clustering
3 3 (4.35%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.45%) CCTV
5 1 (1.45%) DTV
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.25%) UNIX
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.90%) CentOS
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) TDD
2 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.29%) ETL
2 14 (20.29%) MVC
3 13 (18.84%) Scrum
4 11 (15.94%) Pair Programming
5 9 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.14%) ITIL
7 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.70%) Refactoring
7 6 (8.70%) Requirements Management
7 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Manual Testing
8 5 (7.25%) User Stories
9 4 (5.80%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) C#
2 22 (31.88%) T-SQL
3 20 (28.99%) Java
4 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.25%) C++
8 4 (5.80%) C
8 4 (5.80%) VBScript
8 4 (5.80%) VB
8 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.90%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) HP
4 4 (5.80%) Citrix
5 3 (4.35%) Twitter
5 3 (4.35%) Vertica
5 3 (4.35%) Teradata
5 3 (4.35%) IBM
5 3 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.45%) Tableau
7 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.45%) Sage
7 1 (1.45%) NetApp
7 1 (1.45%) Dell
7 1 (1.45%) EMC
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