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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 32 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.28% 16.28% 15.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.68% 42.17% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £341 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £159 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
101 83 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.91% 38.60% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 13
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £160 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 23 (41.82%) Oracle
2 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) Java
3 19 (34.55%) PL/SQL
4 15 (27.27%) XML
4 15 (27.27%) Finance
5 14 (25.45%) ETL
6 13 (23.64%) Spring
6 13 (23.64%) Talend Open Studio
6 13 (23.64%) Talend
7 12 (21.82%) Web Services
7 12 (21.82%) J2EE
8 11 (20.00%) HTML
8 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (20.00%) SOAP
9 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
9 10 (18.18%) WSDL
9 10 (18.18%) Banking
9 10 (18.18%) Oracle HRMS
9 10 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
10 9 (16.36%) WebSphere
10 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
10 9 (16.36%) CSS
11 8 (14.55%) Servlets
11 8 (14.55%) IBM
11 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing
12 7 (12.73%) Web Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (16.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (7.27%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.64%) SAS
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) iPlanet
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle HRMS
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 4 (7.27%) Internet
3 3 (5.45%) NAS
3 3 (5.45%) SAN
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 2 (3.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.27%) Informix
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.82%) Big Data
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.82%) MS Access
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (10.91%) JUnit
3 5 (9.09%) Selenium
3 5 (9.09%) Mockito
3 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.45%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) Ant
5 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.64%) Introscope
5 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.64%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.64%) Maven
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Cactus
6 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.82%) Gradle
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.82%) Hudson
6 1 (1.82%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Consultant
3 12 (21.82%) Java Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
5 8 (14.55%) ETL Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Talend Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle Project Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) XML
2 13 (23.64%) Spring
3 12 (21.82%) Web Services
3 12 (21.82%) J2EE
4 11 (20.00%) HTML
4 11 (20.00%) SOAP
5 10 (18.18%) WSDL
6 9 (16.36%) CSS
7 8 (14.55%) Servlets
8 7 (12.73%) JSON
9 6 (10.91%) JDBC
9 6 (10.91%) XSL
9 6 (10.91%) JAX-RPC
10 5 (9.09%) RESTful
10 5 (9.09%) PowerMock
11 4 (7.27%) JSP
11 4 (7.27%) JAX-RS
11 4 (7.27%) JAX-WS
12 3 (5.45%) Ajax
12 3 (5.45%) JiBX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Online Banking
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) CMDB
2 3 (5.45%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.82%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) UNIX
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) AIX
5 2 (3.64%) Solaris
5 2 (3.64%) SUSE
5 2 (3.64%) Debian
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) ETL
3 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Web Development
6 7 (12.73%) TDD
6 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.91%) Web Application Development
7 6 (10.91%) Project Planning
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.27%) Project Management
10 3 (5.45%) Migration
10 3 (5.45%) ITIL
11 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.64%) MVC
11 2 (3.64%) Service Management
11 2 (3.64%) ITSM
11 2 (3.64%) Information Security
11 2 (3.64%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) Java
1 19 (34.55%) PL/SQL
2 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) Perl
4 3 (5.45%) XPath
4 3 (5.45%) Jython
4 3 (5.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) VBA
5 2 (3.64%) PL/1
6 1 (1.82%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) VBScript
6 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.64%) CCNP
3 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 2 (3.64%) CISSP
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Oracle
2 13 (23.64%) Talend
3 8 (14.55%) IBM
4 7 (12.73%) Tableau
5 5 (9.09%) HP
6 4 (7.27%) Sun
7 3 (5.45%) Perforce
7 3 (5.45%) Ab Initio
7 3 (5.45%) Remedy
7 3 (5.45%) BMC
7 3 (5.45%) Citrix
8 2 (3.64%) Compuware
8 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.64%) Informatica
8 2 (3.64%) Symantec
8 2 (3.64%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.64%) Vertica
9 1 (1.82%) Sitecore