The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 68 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.37% 31.48% 12.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 51.13% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 62 19
Median daily rate £355 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.93% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £314 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £519 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.78 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 133 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 46.67% 61.57% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 123 60
Median daily rate £450 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £313 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Chester

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Chester

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Chester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Chester

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) TDD
4 7 (25.00%) J2EE
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle
4 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (25.00%) ETL
4 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (25.00%) High Availability
5 6 (21.43%) Big Data
5 6 (21.43%) Apache Camel
5 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) OO
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.86%) SOAP
6 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
6 5 (17.86%) Banking
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
6 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
6 5 (17.86%) Microservices
7 4 (14.29%) Kanban
7 4 (14.29%) Selenium
7 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 3 (10.71%) Subversion
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Local Government
8 3 (10.71%) VLAN

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (7.14%) Apache Pig
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) VLAN
2 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) DMZ
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Big Data
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
4 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (7.14%) Spark SQL
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Toad
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.57%) ProC
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Local Government
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Java Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Java Technical Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Lead Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Leader
2 5 (17.86%) Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) J2EE
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) Apache Camel
3 5 (17.86%) SOAP
4 3 (10.71%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) JAXB
5 2 (7.14%) JAX-WS
5 2 (7.14%) JDBC
5 2 (7.14%) Kafka
5 2 (7.14%) POJO
5 2 (7.14%) REST
5 2 (7.14%) RESTful
5 2 (7.14%) Spring
5 2 (7.14%) WSDL
5 2 (7.14%) XSLT
6 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.57%) JDOM
6 1 (3.57%) JiBX
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) TDD
3 7 (25.00%) ETL
3 7 (25.00%) High Availability
4 6 (21.43%) OO
5 5 (17.86%) Microservices
6 4 (14.29%) Kanban
7 3 (10.71%) API Testing
7 3 (10.71%) BDD
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.14%) AOP
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) R
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Perfmon
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Kibana
2 1 (3.57%) logstash
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Webmin
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Talend
3 2 (7.14%) Ab Initio
3 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.57%) Kofax
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter
4 1 (3.57%) Vertica
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