Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 14 6
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 5.80% 9.15% 16.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 20.31% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 27
Cheltenham median daily rate £443 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.43% -7.89% +1.33%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £304
90th Percentile £483 £399 £431
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +13.92% +5.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - £72.50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £19.65 £38.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -48.30% +68.89% -57.76%

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 96 64 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 46.38% 45.07% 58.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 66
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £488 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +28.29% +1.33%
10th Percentile £333 £313 £299
90th Percentile £535 £663 £503
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 15
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £40.13 £41.70 £33.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £60.00 £56.50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -11.76%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Sybase
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) ERP
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (33.33%) Replication
4 4 (33.33%) Clustering
4 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (33.33%) Data Security
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (33.33%) High Availability
4 4 (33.33%) Big Data
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 4 (33.33%) Task Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) Big Data
3 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared DBA
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Backend Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Data Security
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) ERP
1 4 (33.33%) High Availability
1 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Infor
3 1 (8.33%) Pega