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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 12 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.07% 17.14% 10.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 42.86% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £319 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £425 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
42 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 42.42% 40.00% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 29
Median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) ETL
3 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
4 14 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (30.00%) Linux
5 12 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (20.00%) Tableau
7 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (17.50%) Scrum
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
8 6 (15.00%) Talend
8 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (15.00%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (12.50%) Visualisation
9 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
9 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 5 (12.50%) Ab Initio
9 5 (12.50%) Data Mining
10 4 (10.00%) Finance
10 4 (10.00%) Migration
10 4 (10.00%) .NET
10 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.00%) Selenium
10 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (10.00%) Vertica
10 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring

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 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.50%) JBoss
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
1 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (5.00%) MySQL
6 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.50%) Big Data
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) Gradle
5 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) DBA
3 11 (27.50%) SQL DBA
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Developer
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (22.50%) Tester
5 7 (17.50%) ETL Tester
5 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Data Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Tableau Developer
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.00%) ASP Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) MDX
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) Akka
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) Kafka
3 1 (2.50%) LINQ
3 1 (2.50%) OSGi
3 1 (2.50%) RESTful
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) ETL
3 14 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (7.50%) Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.00%) BDD
9 2 (5.00%) MVC
9 2 (5.00%) TDD
9 2 (5.00%) Test Management
9 2 (5.00%) User Stories
9 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) R
4 1 (2.50%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Kibana
1 1 (2.50%) logstash
1 1 (2.50%) Webmin
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Tableau
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Talend
4 5 (12.50%) Ab Initio
5 4 (10.00%) Vertica
6 2 (5.00%) Informatica
7 1 (2.50%) Greenplum
7 1 (2.50%) ParAccel
7 1 (2.50%) Perforce
7 1 (2.50%) Telerik
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