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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 27 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.98% 17.29% 15.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 50.00% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £299 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.52% -20.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £371 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £27.41
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.61%
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
63 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 37.28% 34.59% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 17
Average daily rate £370 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £150 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) ETL
3 16 (28.57%) Oracle
4 13 (23.21%) Java
5 12 (21.43%) Tableau
6 11 (19.64%) Talend
6 11 (19.64%) Talend Open Studio
6 11 (19.64%) PL/SQL
7 10 (17.86%) SDLC
8 9 (16.07%) SOAP
8 9 (16.07%) XML
8 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.07%) Finance
8 9 (16.07%) Web Development
9 8 (14.29%) Spring
9 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 8 (14.29%) Windows
9 8 (14.29%) Web Services
9 8 (14.29%) MS Office
10 7 (12.50%) J2EE
10 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.50%) Linux
10 7 (12.50%) WSDL
10 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
11 6 (10.71%) ArcSight
11 6 (10.71%) SIEM
11 6 (10.71%) Sun
11 6 (10.71%) CCNP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
2 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.79%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle HRMS
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.14%) DNS
2 4 (7.14%) DHCP
2 4 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) NAS
3 3 (5.36%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.79%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.36%) Selenium
4 2 (3.57%) JUnit
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Maven
4 2 (3.57%) Mockito
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.79%) Hudson
5 1 (1.79%) Gradle
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.79%) Cactus
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.79%) Ant
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.14%) Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Talend Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) SOAP
1 9 (16.07%) XML
2 8 (14.29%) Web Services
2 8 (14.29%) Spring
3 7 (12.50%) J2EE
3 7 (12.50%) WSDL
4 5 (8.93%) HTML
5 4 (7.14%) CSS
5 4 (7.14%) Servlets
5 4 (7.14%) JSON
5 4 (7.14%) JAX-WS
6 3 (5.36%) JiBX
6 3 (5.36%) POJO
6 3 (5.36%) XSLT
6 3 (5.36%) JAX-RPC
6 3 (5.36%) JAXB
7 2 (3.57%) XSL
7 2 (3.57%) JDBC
7 2 (3.57%) JSP
7 2 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) CMDB
3 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.79%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) UNIX
4 3 (5.36%) AIX
5 2 (3.57%) Solaris
5 2 (3.57%) SUSE
5 2 (3.57%) Debian
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) ETL
3 10 (17.86%) SDLC
4 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.07%) Web Development
5 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.71%) ITSM
5 6 (10.71%) SIEM
6 5 (8.93%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (8.93%) TDD
6 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Information Security
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.14%) Stress Testing
8 3 (5.36%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) Java
2 11 (19.64%) PL/SQL
3 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) Perl
5 3 (5.36%) PHP
5 3 (5.36%) Jython
5 3 (5.36%) XPath
6 2 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VBScript
7 1 (1.79%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) CCNP
1 6 (10.71%) CCNA
1 6 (10.71%) CISSP
1 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (10.71%) A+ Certification
1 6 (10.71%) CEH
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) Tableau
3 11 (19.64%) Talend
4 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.71%) Sun
5 6 (10.71%) Symantec
5 6 (10.71%) ArcSight
6 4 (7.14%) LANDesk
6 4 (7.14%) IBM
7 3 (5.36%) Remedy
7 3 (5.36%) HP
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix
7 3 (5.36%) BMC
8 2 (3.57%) Vertica
9 1 (1.79%) Perforce
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