Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 22 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 7.24% 4.89% 10.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.67% 10.98% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 6
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +17.24% -3.97%
10th Percentile £314 £303 £313
90th Percentile £569 £443 £422
Gloucestershire median daily rate £413 £450 £391
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.02% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.16 £38.00
% change year-on-year +85.04% -41.69% +52.00%

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 180 82 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 62.07% 44.57% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 32 18
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +16.13% +7.64%
10th Percentile £323 £314 £313
90th Percentile £575 £536 £663
Gloucestershire median daily rate £465 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 7
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
10th Percentile £40.13 £39.00 £41.70
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.00 £60.00
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +3.90% -1.91%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019, 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 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) ERP
5 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (28.57%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (19.05%) HP ALM
7 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (19.05%) MCP
7 4 (19.05%) VB
7 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
8 3 (14.29%) Intranet
8 3 (14.29%) VBA
8 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (14.29%) OCP

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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Stack
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.76%) Skype
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
2 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) TestRail
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Appium
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) eggPlant
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Senior DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) ERP
2 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (14.29%) PLM
3 3 (14.29%) Psychology
3 3 (14.29%) Test Management
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) BDD
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Data Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Task Automation
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (19.05%) VB
5 3 (14.29%) C
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) VBA
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) MCP
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (14.29%) OCP
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (14.29%) SAP Certification
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) CCA
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (4.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP ALM
2 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) HP
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.52%) Sybase
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) VMware