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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.92% 19.90% 9.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.58% 44.57% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £204 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.10% -9.33%
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
38 92 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.40% 44.66% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 16
Average daily rate £363 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £155 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 13
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% +8.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) CSS
4 10 (27.03%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle
4 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
5 9 (24.32%) Windows
6 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
6 8 (21.62%) RDBMS
6 8 (21.62%) MVC
6 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
6 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.92%) HP
7 7 (18.92%) .NET
7 7 (18.92%) Java
7 7 (18.92%) Perl
7 7 (18.92%) AIX
8 6 (16.22%) XML
8 6 (16.22%) Sun
8 6 (16.22%) BMC
8 6 (16.22%) TDD
8 6 (16.22%) Web Development
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (13.51%) JSON
9 5 (13.51%) YUI
9 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (13.51%) Finance
9 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Academy Housing
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) RDBMS
2 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.51%) OLAP
4 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.81%) QlikView
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (8.11%) OLTP
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.41%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (2.70%) Redis
8 1 (2.70%) DTS
8 1 (2.70%) Informix
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) JUnit
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Mockito
3 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.70%) Introscope
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) DBA
7 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Data Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) HTML
2 11 (29.73%) CSS
3 7 (18.92%) .NET
4 6 (16.22%) XML
5 5 (13.51%) JSON
5 5 (13.51%) YUI
6 4 (10.81%) CSS3
6 4 (10.81%) Ajax
6 4 (10.81%) NHibernate
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.11%) Web Services
7 3 (8.11%) Spring
7 3 (8.11%) LINQ
7 3 (8.11%) HTML5
8 2 (5.41%) J2EE
8 2 (5.41%) JDBC
8 2 (5.41%) JSP
9 1 (2.70%) Servlets
9 1 (2.70%) SOAP
9 1 (2.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) DTV
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) AIX
4 2 (5.41%) CentOS
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) MVC
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) TDD
3 6 (16.22%) Web Development
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.81%) ETL
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) Refactoring
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.11%) User Stories
6 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.11%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.11%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
3 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
4 7 (18.92%) Perl
4 7 (18.92%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) HP
3 6 (16.22%) Sun
3 6 (16.22%) BMC
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Compuware
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Perforce
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