The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Essex / Chelmsford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 4 11
Contract jobs citing SQL 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford - 16.67% 9.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 75.00% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £263 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -44.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -18.33%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Chelmsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1 12 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 9.09% 22.22% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £320 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chelmsford citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Chelmsford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Chelmsford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Chelmsford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Chelmsford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Chelmsford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft