The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 59 47
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 15 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.38% 2.51% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 2.66% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 19
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.40% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 595 865 941
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.44% 94.33% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 627 566
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 48
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £21.40 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Cheshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Cheshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Cheshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Cheshire

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +23 5 £375 +50.00%
Chester +8 3 £350 +7.69% 1
SQL Developer
North West

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (42.11%) ETL
5 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (21.05%) High Availability
7 4 (21.05%) Replication
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Banking
8 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
8 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) RESTful
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
9 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.53%) TeamCity

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
1 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.26%) Big Data
6 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
6 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.26%) OLAP
6 1 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (5.26%) QlikView
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
2 2 (10.53%) Toad
3 1 (5.26%) Moq
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Avro
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (5.26%) Express
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) Kafka
4 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.26%) MDX
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ETL
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) ETL Development
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Data Security
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) Python
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Grafana
1 1 (5.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) DevExpress