Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 30 67 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.08% 22.11% 17.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 43.51% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 57 48
Chester median daily rate £350 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.69% +18.95%
10th Percentile £289 £300 £288
90th Percentile £504 £503 £449
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £369 £363
% change year-on-year -2.37% +1.72% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Chester median hourly rate - - £25.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year +50.00% -28.71% +68.33%

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 Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 75 154 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 35.21% 50.83% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 138 91
Chester median daily rate £394 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £290
90th Percentile £481 £488 £503
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% +11.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Chester median hourly rate - - £33.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +47.62% -40.00% +5.26%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 November 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 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 10 (33.33%) Banking
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) .NET
7 7 (23.33%) C#
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (23.33%) SAS
8 6 (20.00%) Unix
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) Linux
8 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.67%) Java
9 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 5 (16.67%) MVC
9 5 (16.67%) Credit Risk
9 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
10 4 (13.33%) WCF
10 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (13.33%) Workflow
10 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
10 4 (13.33%) SOA

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 7 (23.33%) SAS
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (6.67%) PegaRULES
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
1 2 (6.67%) SMS
2 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (6.67%) Base SAS
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (6.67%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.67%) FxCop
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) MSBuild
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.67%) ProC
2 2 (6.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (6.67%) T4 Templates
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Toad
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Local Government
5 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) SAS Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) WCF
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) SOAP
4 3 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET
5 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.33%) DOM
6 1 (3.33%) ICEfaces
6 1 (3.33%) RESTful
6 1 (3.33%) RichFaces
6 1 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 3 (10.00%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) DataPower
3 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.33%) RIA
4 1 (3.33%) W3C
4 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
1 6 (20.00%) Unix
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) SOA
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (13.33%) Workflow
4 3 (10.00%) Analytics
4 3 (10.00%) BDD
4 3 (10.00%) Cash Management
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (10.00%) ETL
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Kanban
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Swim Lanes
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.67%) PROC SQL
5 2 (6.67%) SAS Macro
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) Korn
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.67%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Perfmon
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (3.33%) BMC
4 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Pega
4 1 (3.33%) Perforce
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter
4 1 (3.33%) VMware