Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 50 58
Rank change year-on-year -29 +8 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 11 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.82% 3.28% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 3.49% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 39 40
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £313 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -13.49% +11.15%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £286
90th Percentile £410 £365 £454
North West median daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.22% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £33.00
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £37.51
% change year-on-year +77.08% -36.02% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1275 1376 1963
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 93.92% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 996 1304
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £256 £234 £266
90th Percentile £621 £600 £588
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 85
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -11.76% +4.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.10
90th Percentile £34.00 £27.63 £34.80
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -3 4 £375 +15.38%
Chester +2 2 £350 +14.29% 3
Wilmslow - 1 £175 - 1
SQL Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Toad
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
1 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Toad
2 1 (9.09%) Gradle
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JProfiler
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Avro
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) JPA
2 1 (9.09%) Kafka
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Grafana
1 1 (9.09%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau