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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 56 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.28% 13.28% 16.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.80% 31.68% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 22 20
Median daily rate £413 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £353 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.89 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.77% -29.68%
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
125 101 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 63.13% 41.91% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 75 40
Median daily rate £394 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.62% +14.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 May 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 May 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 32 (41.56%) Oracle
2 31 (40.26%) Java
3 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.47%) ETL
5 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
6 21 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 21 (27.27%) XML
7 19 (24.68%) Finance
7 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
8 18 (23.38%) Oracle Database
8 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
10 16 (20.78%) E-Commerce
11 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (19.48%) Talend Open Studio
11 15 (19.48%) Talend
12 13 (16.88%) Spring
13 12 (15.58%) JDBC
13 12 (15.58%) Linux
13 12 (15.58%) TDD
14 11 (14.29%) Vertica
15 10 (12.99%) Analytics
15 10 (12.99%) Cucumber
15 10 (12.99%) WebSphere
15 10 (12.99%) JIRA
15 10 (12.99%) MVC
15 10 (12.99%) Web Services
15 10 (12.99%) XSLT
15 10 (12.99%) .NET
15 10 (12.99%) IBM

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 10 (12.99%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.79%) IIS
2 6 (7.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.19%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.90%) SAS
4 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) HTTP
2 4 (5.19%) Internet
2 4 (5.19%) Network Security
3 2 (2.60%) LAN
3 2 (2.60%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.60%) SAN
3 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.38%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.69%) Big Data
3 9 (11.69%) OLAP
3 9 (11.69%) OLAP Cube
3 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.90%) MySQL
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
2 15 (19.48%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (12.99%) Cucumber
3 10 (12.99%) JIRA
4 8 (10.39%) Selenium
5 7 (9.09%) Subversion
6 6 (7.79%) JUnit
7 5 (6.49%) Maven
7 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.19%) Checkstyle
8 4 (5.19%) FindBugs
8 4 (5.19%) Mockito
8 4 (5.19%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (5.19%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Banking
3 7 (9.09%) Local Government
4 4 (5.19%) Publishing
5 3 (3.90%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) International Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (58.44%) Developer
2 17 (22.08%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (11.69%) SQL Developer
4 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
4 7 (9.09%) XML Developer
5 6 (7.79%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Tester
6 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (6.49%) DBA
7 4 (5.19%) Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) ETL Developer
7 4 (5.19%) ETL Tester
7 4 (5.19%) Report Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Talend Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) XML
2 13 (16.88%) Spring
3 12 (15.58%) JDBC
4 10 (12.99%) .NET
4 10 (12.99%) Web Services
4 10 (12.99%) XSLT
5 8 (10.39%) J2EE
5 8 (10.39%) SOAP
5 8 (10.39%) WSDL
6 7 (9.09%) JAX-WS
7 6 (7.79%) Apache Camel
7 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.79%) CSS
7 6 (7.79%) JSP
8 5 (6.49%) HTML
8 5 (6.49%) JAXB
8 5 (6.49%) jQuery
8 5 (6.49%) Servlets
9 4 (5.19%) Spring MVC
9 4 (5.19%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.19%) Digital Media
1 4 (5.19%) N-Tier
1 4 (5.19%) Online Banking
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.60%) NHS
3 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.30%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Windows
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) ETL
3 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (20.78%) E-Commerce
5 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (15.58%) TDD
7 10 (12.99%) Analytics
7 10 (12.99%) MVC
8 9 (11.69%) Dimensional Modelling
8 9 (11.69%) Integration Testing
8 9 (11.69%) Kimball Methodology
8 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.69%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Migration
10 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.09%) Web Development
11 6 (7.79%) AOP
11 6 (7.79%) CRM
11 6 (7.79%) Kanban
12 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) Java
2 21 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.39%) PHP
5 7 (9.09%) C#
5 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) VBA
7 1 (1.30%) Delphi
7 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) ISEB
2 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Server
2 2 (2.60%) vSphere
2 2 (2.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
1 3 (3.90%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) Oracle
2 15 (19.48%) Talend
3 11 (14.29%) Vertica
4 10 (12.99%) IBM
5 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.79%) Tableau
7 4 (5.19%) Ab Initio
7 4 (5.19%) Perforce
7 4 (5.19%) VMware
8 3 (3.90%) Citrix
8 3 (3.90%) Informatica
8 3 (3.90%) Kofax
9 2 (2.60%) AppSense
10 1 (1.30%) Avaya
10 1 (1.30%) HP
10 1 (1.30%) ProCurve
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