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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 20 23 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.39% 16.79% 21.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.48% 46.94% 47.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 17
Average daily rate £350 £419 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +24.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 £25.75 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% -81.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.20
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +4.77%
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
46 49 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.00% 35.77% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 36
Average daily rate £355 £376 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +25.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.75 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.03% -24.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 (29.41%) Oracle
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 12 (23.53%) .NET
3 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) ETL
4 11 (21.57%) MVC
5 10 (19.61%) PL/SQL
5 10 (19.61%) C#
5 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
6 9 (17.65%) Java
6 9 (17.65%) Finance
6 9 (17.65%) Local Government
6 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
7 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
7 8 (15.69%) Web Services
7 8 (15.69%) XML
7 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.73%) J2EE
8 7 (13.73%) Migration
8 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (11.76%) Spring MVC
9 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 6 (11.76%) Tableau
9 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (11.76%) Spring
9 6 (11.76%) HTML
9 6 (11.76%) SOAP
9 6 (11.76%) Windows
10 5 (9.80%) Tomcat

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (9.80%) SAS
1 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (3.92%) Route 53
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.92%) Base SAS
7 2 (3.92%) Big Data
7 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.92%) MySQL
7 2 (3.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.96%) OLAP
8 1 (1.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.84%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) Maven
5 1 (1.96%) Mockito
5 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
1 9 (17.65%) Local Government
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Data Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Test Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (9.80%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.88%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) Web Services
2 8 (15.69%) XML
3 7 (13.73%) J2EE
4 6 (11.76%) HTML
4 6 (11.76%) SOAP
4 6 (11.76%) Spring
4 6 (11.76%) Spring MVC
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.80%) CSS
6 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
6 4 (7.84%) MyBatis
7 3 (5.88%) JSON
7 3 (5.88%) WPF
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.92%) JDBC
8 2 (3.92%) JSP
8 2 (3.92%) XSLT
9 1 (1.96%) JiBX
9 1 (1.96%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Replication
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.92%) Telematics
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) ETL
3 11 (21.57%) MVC
4 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
5 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (13.73%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Scrum
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) Workflow
8 3 (5.88%) Cash Management
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.88%) CRM
8 3 (5.88%) Data Management
8 3 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL
8 3 (5.88%) TDD
9 2 (3.92%) Analytics
9 2 (3.92%) Android Development
9 2 (3.92%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 10 (19.61%) C#
2 10 (19.61%) PL/SQL
3 9 (17.65%) Java
4 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) VBA
6 1 (1.96%) Delphi
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
2 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Tableau
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Talend
4 3 (5.88%) Kofax
5 2 (3.92%) Vertica
6 1 (1.96%) AppSense
6 1 (1.96%) Avaya
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Informatica
6 1 (1.96%) Perforce
6 1 (1.96%) VMware
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum £250.00 - £300.00 Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £14 - 18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago