The first table below looks at the demand for T-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 T-SQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transact-SQL
Rank 25 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 15 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.86% 1.99% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% 7.89% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £353 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
115 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 44.92% 25.17% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 8
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £40.57 £9.00 £26.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+350.77% -66.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.64 £9.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £51.39 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
T-SQL
Cheshire

T-SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing T-SQL across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

T-SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

T-SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing T-SQL across the Chester region.

T-SQL Daily Rate Trend in Chester

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing T-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 T-SQL.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) HTML
2 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 21 (80.77%) CSS
2 21 (80.77%) TDD
3 20 (76.92%) Pair Programming
3 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (76.92%) Scrum
4 15 (57.69%) Requirements Management
4 15 (57.69%) JSON
4 15 (57.69%) HTML5
4 15 (57.69%) CSS3
5 11 (42.31%) C#
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 10 (38.46%) MVC
6 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
6 10 (38.46%) jQuery
6 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
6 10 (38.46%) RESTful
6 10 (38.46%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) Refactoring
9 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 6 (23.08%) Web Services
10 5 (19.23%) XML
10 5 (19.23%) UNIX
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
10 5 (19.23%) SOAP

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing T-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 T-SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (11.54%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
1 21 (80.77%) HTML
1 21 (80.77%) CSS
2 15 (57.69%) JSON
2 15 (57.69%) HTML5
2 15 (57.69%) CSS3
3 10 (38.46%) jQuery
3 10 (38.46%) RESTful
4 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
5 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) SOAP
6 5 (19.23%) LINQ
6 5 (19.23%) Ajax
6 5 (19.23%) NHibernate
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Spring
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) WCF
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) TDD
2 20 (76.92%) Pair Programming
2 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) Scrum
3 15 (57.69%) Requirements Management
4 10 (38.46%) MVC
4 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 10 (38.46%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Refactoring
7 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
7 5 (19.23%) User Stories
8 4 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) ETL
9 3 (11.54%) Data Security
9 3 (11.54%) Workflow
9 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
1 1 (3.85%) ATG
1 1 (3.85%) Tableau
1 1 (3.85%) hybris