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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 59 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.72% 16.18% 16.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.75% 43.08% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 21 16
Median daily rate £413 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +12.50%
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
114 65 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 61.29% 37.57% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 47 26
Median daily rate £413 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.96%) Java
3 44 (44.90%) ETL
4 36 (36.73%) Oracle
5 28 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 28 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 25 (25.51%) XML
6 25 (25.51%) Talend Open Studio
6 25 (25.51%) Talend
7 24 (24.49%) Jenkins
7 24 (24.49%) Oracle Database
7 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (24.49%) Finance
8 21 (21.43%) Linux
9 20 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (20.41%) Spring
9 20 (20.41%) Vertica
10 18 (18.37%) E-Commerce
10 18 (18.37%) JDBC
11 17 (17.35%) Web Services
11 17 (17.35%) TDD
12 16 (16.33%) XSLT
13 15 (15.31%) SOAP
13 15 (15.31%) J2EE
13 15 (15.31%) WSDL
14 14 (14.29%) JAX-WS
15 13 (13.27%) WebSphere
15 13 (13.27%) JIRA
15 13 (13.27%) Tableau
15 13 (13.27%) 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 13 (13.27%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (5.10%) IIS
3 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.06%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.04%) JBoss
5 2 (2.04%) SAS
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) HTTP
2 6 (6.12%) Network Security
3 3 (3.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.02%) SAN
4 1 (1.02%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (24.49%) Oracle Database
3 11 (11.22%) Big Data
3 11 (11.22%) OLAP
3 11 (11.22%) OLAP Cube
3 11 (11.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (9.18%) MongoDB
6 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.10%) Data Mining
7 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.08%) MySQL
8 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (25.51%) Talend Open Studio
2 24 (24.49%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.27%) JIRA
4 12 (12.24%) Cucumber
4 12 (12.24%) Selenium
5 11 (11.22%) Subversion
6 10 (10.20%) JUnit
7 6 (6.12%) Maven
8 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.06%) Checkstyle
9 3 (3.06%) FindBugs
9 3 (3.06%) Mockito
9 3 (3.06%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.02%) Ant
11 1 (1.02%) Gradle
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 12 (12.24%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) International Banking
4 4 (4.08%) Publishing
5 2 (2.04%) Local Government
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (50.00%) Developer
2 25 (25.51%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.24%) DBA
3 12 (12.24%) SQL Developer
4 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Tester
5 8 (8.16%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) ETL Tester
7 6 (6.12%) Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Talend Developer
8 5 (5.10%) XML Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Data Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) ETL Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) ETL Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Java Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.51%) XML
2 20 (20.41%) Spring
3 18 (18.37%) JDBC
4 17 (17.35%) Web Services
5 16 (16.33%) XSLT
6 15 (15.31%) J2EE
6 15 (15.31%) SOAP
6 15 (15.31%) WSDL
7 14 (14.29%) JAX-WS
8 10 (10.20%) Apache Camel
9 9 (9.18%) HTML
9 9 (9.18%) JAXB
10 8 (8.16%) JSP
10 8 (8.16%) POJO
11 6 (6.12%) CSS
11 6 (6.12%) Middleware
12 5 (5.10%) jQuery
13 4 (4.08%) .NET
13 4 (4.08%) JSON
13 4 (4.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.06%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.02%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.02%) NHS
4 1 (1.02%) PKI
4 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (5.10%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.90%) ETL
3 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (18.37%) E-Commerce
6 17 (17.35%) TDD
7 12 (12.24%) Integration Testing
7 12 (12.24%) Kanban
7 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
7 12 (12.24%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (11.22%) Analytics
8 11 (11.22%) Dimensional Modelling
8 11 (11.22%) Kimball Methodology
9 10 (10.20%) AOP
10 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
10 9 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (9.18%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.16%) CRM
11 8 (8.16%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.96%) Java
2 28 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.20%) PHP
5 7 (7.14%) R
5 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.02%) C#
6 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) ISEB
2 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.02%) vSphere
2 1 (1.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) SCCM
1 2 (2.04%) SCOM
2 1 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.02%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (36.73%) Oracle
2 25 (25.51%) Talend
3 20 (20.41%) Vertica
4 13 (13.27%) IBM
4 13 (13.27%) Tableau
5 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.14%) Ab Initio
7 4 (4.08%) Informatica
8 3 (3.06%) Perforce
8 3 (3.06%) VMware
9 2 (2.04%) AppSense
9 2 (2.04%) Citrix
10 1 (1.02%) HP
10 1 (1.02%) ProCurve
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
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