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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 68 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.05% 13.36% 9.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 35.37% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 20 11
Median daily rate £413 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -26.22%
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
136 82 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 62.10% 37.79% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 58 23
Median daily rate £400 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £341 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016, 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 45 (48.91%) Java
2 40 (43.48%) Oracle
3 38 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (34.78%) ETL
5 28 (30.43%) PL/SQL
5 28 (30.43%) XML
6 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
6 26 (28.26%) Finance
7 25 (27.17%) Jenkins
8 24 (26.09%) Oracle Database
8 24 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (21.74%) Talend Open Studio
9 20 (21.74%) Spring
9 20 (21.74%) Talend
9 20 (21.74%) E-Commerce
10 19 (20.65%) JDBC
10 19 (20.65%) TDD
11 18 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (18.48%) XSLT
12 17 (18.48%) Web Services
12 17 (18.48%) Linux
12 17 (18.48%) Vertica
13 15 (16.30%) SOAP
13 15 (16.30%) J2EE
13 15 (16.30%) WSDL
14 14 (15.22%) IBM
14 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
14 14 (15.22%) WebSphere
14 14 (15.22%) JIRA
14 14 (15.22%) JAX-WS

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 14 (15.22%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (6.52%) IIS
4 4 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (4.35%) SAS
4 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) HTTP
2 5 (5.43%) Network Security
3 4 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (2.17%) LAN
4 2 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.17%) SAN
4 2 (2.17%) WAN
5 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (26.09%) Oracle Database
3 11 (11.96%) Big Data
3 11 (11.96%) OLAP
3 11 (11.96%) OLAP Cube
3 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.26%) MySQL
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (27.17%) Jenkins
2 20 (21.74%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (15.22%) JIRA
4 12 (13.04%) Selenium
5 11 (11.96%) Subversion
6 10 (10.87%) Cucumber
6 10 (10.87%) JUnit
7 6 (6.52%) Maven
8 4 (4.35%) Checkstyle
8 4 (4.35%) FindBugs
8 4 (4.35%) Mockito
8 4 (4.35%) SonarQube
8 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 13 (14.13%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) International Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Publishing
5 3 (3.26%) Local Government
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (57.61%) Developer
2 26 (28.26%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.87%) SQL Developer
4 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (8.70%) XML Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) DBA
7 6 (6.52%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Tester
8 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Talend Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Data Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) ETL Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) ETL Developer
9 4 (4.35%) ETL Tester
9 4 (4.35%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.43%) XML
2 20 (21.74%) Spring
3 19 (20.65%) JDBC
4 17 (18.48%) Web Services
4 17 (18.48%) XSLT
5 15 (16.30%) J2EE
5 15 (16.30%) SOAP
5 15 (16.30%) WSDL
6 14 (15.22%) JAX-WS
7 10 (10.87%) Apache Camel
8 9 (9.78%) .NET
8 9 (9.78%) JAXB
8 9 (9.78%) JSP
9 8 (8.70%) HTML
9 8 (8.70%) POJO
10 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET
10 6 (6.52%) CSS
10 6 (6.52%) Middleware
11 5 (5.43%) jQuery
11 5 (5.43%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.35%) Online Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.09%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.78%) ETL
3 24 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 19 (20.65%) TDD
6 18 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (14.13%) Integration Testing
7 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
7 13 (14.13%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (13.04%) Analytics
9 11 (11.96%) Dimensional Modelling
9 11 (11.96%) Kanban
9 11 (11.96%) Kimball Methodology
10 10 (10.87%) AOP
10 10 (10.87%) MVC
11 9 (9.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (9.78%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (48.91%) Java
2 28 (30.43%) PL/SQL
3 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.78%) PHP
5 7 (7.61%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.52%) C#
7 4 (4.35%) R
8 2 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) ISEB
2 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Server
2 2 (2.17%) vSphere
2 2 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
1 3 (3.26%) SCOM
2 1 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (43.48%) Oracle
2 20 (21.74%) Talend
3 17 (18.48%) Vertica
4 14 (15.22%) IBM
5 10 (10.87%) Tableau
6 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.35%) Ab Initio
7 4 (4.35%) Perforce
7 4 (4.35%) VMware
8 3 (3.26%) Citrix
8 3 (3.26%) Informatica
9 2 (2.17%) AppSense
10 1 (1.09%) Avaya
10 1 (1.09%) HP
10 1 (1.09%) ProCurve