Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 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)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 4 12
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 7.28% 19.30% 11.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.86% 40.00% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -26.47% -
10th Percentile £315 £245 £313
90th Percentile £475 £398 £630
Gloucestershire median daily rate £445 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +18.67% -6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +70.00% - -

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 74 55 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 49.01% 48.25% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 44
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £308 £115 £268
90th Percentile £663 £428 £532
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Cheltenham median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £43.00 £36.75 £41.00
90th Percentile £56.25 £48.63 £46.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £29.25 £41.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year -29.09% -4.07% +2.38%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Cheltenham

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Cheltenham

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Cheltenham

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for SQL.

1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 2 (18.18%) NUnit
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 2 (18.18%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) MSTest

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (18.18%) MSTest
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (9.09%) D3.js
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) CyberArk
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle