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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.59% 15.89% 13.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 44.74% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 12
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £51.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
56 76 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.18% 35.51% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 18
Average daily rate £313 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £406 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -20.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
3 13 (28.89%) Linux
4 12 (26.67%) CSS
4 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.67%) HTML
4 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.22%) Windows
5 10 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (20.00%) .NET
6 9 (20.00%) MVC
7 8 (17.78%) C#
7 8 (17.78%) HP
7 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
8 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
8 7 (15.56%) Perl
8 7 (15.56%) AIX
8 7 (15.56%) Web Development
9 6 (13.33%) ETL
9 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.33%) Sun
9 6 (13.33%) BMC
10 5 (11.11%) NHS
10 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.11%) Apache
10 5 (11.11%) OLAP
10 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.44%) Lync
2 2 (4.44%) Node.js
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Academy Housing
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DHCP
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
1 2 (4.44%) SAN
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
2 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.11%) OLAP
3 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (6.67%) QlikView
5 3 (6.67%) OLTP
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.44%) Big Data
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.22%) Redis
7 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
7 1 (2.22%) DB2
7 1 (2.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) ERwin
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Data Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) DBA
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Report Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Data Modeller
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.22%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) HTML
1 12 (26.67%) CSS
2 9 (20.00%) .NET
3 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.11%) YUI
3 5 (11.11%) CSS3
3 5 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.67%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) WinForms
5 2 (4.44%) SOAP
5 2 (4.44%) Web Services
5 2 (4.44%) WPF
5 2 (4.44%) NHibernate
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
5 2 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) CCTV
4 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) AIX
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) CentOS
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (20.00%) MVC
4 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.56%) Web Development
5 6 (13.33%) ETL
6 4 (8.89%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.44%) V-Model
8 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL
9 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.22%) User Stories
9 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) HP
2 6 (13.33%) BMC
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Sun
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Twitter
4 2 (4.44%) Vertica
5 1 (2.22%) Sage
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
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