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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 34 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.97% 18.71% 19.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 61.82% 49.06% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £299 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.15% -11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £253 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.25 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.11%
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
55 53 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 37.16% 38.13% 40.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 27
Average daily rate £375 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
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 £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 September 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 September 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 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (42.62%) ETL
2 17 (27.87%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (27.87%) Tableau
3 14 (22.95%) Talend
3 14 (22.95%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (21.31%) Java
4 13 (21.31%) Oracle
5 10 (16.39%) SOAP
5 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
6 9 (14.75%) Web Services
6 9 (14.75%) PL/SQL
7 8 (13.11%) MS Office
7 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
7 8 (13.11%) Finance
7 8 (13.11%) Spring
7 8 (13.11%) Web Development
7 8 (13.11%) SDLC
8 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
8 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
8 7 (11.48%) J2EE
8 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
8 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
8 7 (11.48%) Windows
9 6 (9.84%) XML
9 6 (9.84%) WSDL
9 6 (9.84%) CCNP
9 6 (9.84%) CCNA
9 6 (9.84%) A+ Certification

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.28%) SAS
3 2 (3.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.56%) DNS
2 4 (6.56%) DHCP
2 4 (6.56%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) NAS
3 2 (3.28%) SAN
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (6.56%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) QlikView
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.28%) DataStage
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.64%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) Cactus
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Ant
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) Hudson
4 1 (1.64%) Gradle
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Test Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (9.84%) ETL Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Tester
7 3 (4.92%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Talend Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.64%) SAS Consultant
9 1 (1.64%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) SOAP
2 9 (14.75%) Web Services
3 8 (13.11%) Spring
4 7 (11.48%) J2EE
5 6 (9.84%) XML
5 6 (9.84%) WSDL
6 5 (8.20%) HTML
7 4 (6.56%) JAX-WS
8 3 (4.92%) JiBX
8 3 (4.92%) POJO
8 3 (4.92%) .NET
8 3 (4.92%) XSLT
8 3 (4.92%) JAXB
8 3 (4.92%) CSS
8 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.28%) MyBatis
9 2 (3.28%) JSP
9 2 (3.28%) Servlets
9 2 (3.28%) JAX-RPC
9 2 (3.28%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) GIS
3 2 (3.28%) CMDB
4 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.64%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
4 1 (1.64%) Solaris
4 1 (1.64%) SUSE
4 1 (1.64%) Debian
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) ETL
1 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
3 8 (13.11%) Web Development
3 8 (13.11%) SDLC
4 6 (9.84%) SIEM
4 6 (9.84%) ITSM
5 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.56%) TDD
6 4 (6.56%) Information Security
6 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.56%) Stress Testing
6 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.56%) Migration
6 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.56%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.92%) BDD
7 3 (4.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) Java
2 9 (14.75%) PL/SQL
3 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.92%) Perl
5 3 (4.92%) C#
5 3 (4.92%) XPath
6 2 (3.28%) Jython
6 2 (3.28%) C++
6 2 (3.28%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) CCNP
1 6 (9.84%) CCNA
1 6 (9.84%) CISSP
1 6 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (9.84%) A+ Certification
1 6 (9.84%) CEH
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Tableau
2 14 (22.95%) Talend
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle
4 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.84%) Symantec
5 6 (9.84%) ArcSight
6 4 (6.56%) LANDesk
6 4 (6.56%) Sun
7 3 (4.92%) IBM
7 3 (4.92%) Vertica
8 2 (3.28%) Remedy
8 2 (3.28%) Citrix
8 2 (3.28%) BMC
8 2 (3.28%) Informatica
9 1 (1.64%) Perforce
9 1 (1.64%) HP
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