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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 10 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.75% 16.41% 15.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 38.18% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 18
Median daily rate £394 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.61% -24.93%

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
40 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 43.01% 42.97% 33.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 43
Median daily rate £425 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +6.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) ETL
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
4 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) TDD
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
8 5 (18.52%) Data Mining
8 5 (18.52%) J2EE
8 5 (18.52%) OO
8 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
8 5 (18.52%) Apache Camel
8 5 (18.52%) Microservices
8 5 (18.52%) High Availability
8 5 (18.52%) Tableau
8 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
9 4 (14.81%) Talend
9 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (14.81%) Selenium
9 4 (14.81%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) Scrum
9 4 (14.81%) Performance Optimisation

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 2 (7.41%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) GitHub
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Data Mining
2 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.41%) Spark SQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
1 4 (14.81%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (18.52%) DBA
2 5 (18.52%) Java Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Java Technical Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Lead Architect
2 5 (18.52%) SQL DBA
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Leader
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Tableau Developer
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Apache Camel
1 5 (18.52%) J2EE
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) Kafka
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) MDX
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) DHTML
4 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) ETL
3 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) High Availability
5 5 (18.52%) Microservices
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Open Source
8 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
8 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kibana
1 1 (3.70%) logstash
1 1 (3.70%) Webmin
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Tableau
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Talend
3 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.70%) Telerik
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
Chester, Cheshire
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