Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 11 4
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 45 26 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 19.31% 10.92% 25.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.13% 25.24% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 78
Chester median daily rate £400 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -0.12%
10th Percentile £268 £277 £263
90th Percentile £506 £466 £499
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Chester median hourly rate - - £17.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -29.17% +50.00% -13.04%

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 115 103 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 49.36% 43.28% 56.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 98 168
Chester median daily rate £375 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £290 £263
90th Percentile £475 £483 £481
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £414 £388
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.77% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Chester median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £20.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +139.35% -38.56%
10th Percentile £56.25 £50.00 £15.45
90th Percentile £58.75 £50.00 £36.38
Cheshire median hourly rate £33.75 £39.98 £21.00
% change year-on-year -15.57% +90.36% -8.70%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018, 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 Chester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (46.67%) .NET
2 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 18 (40.00%) C#
4 16 (35.56%) Web Services
4 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (35.56%) Relational Database
5 15 (33.33%) DB2
5 15 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 15 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
6 14 (31.11%) Teradata
6 14 (31.11%) Project Management
6 14 (31.11%) Docker
6 14 (31.11%) .NET Core
6 14 (31.11%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (31.11%) NoSQL
6 14 (31.11%) Entity Framework
6 14 (31.11%) Redis
7 12 (26.67%) Finance
8 8 (17.78%) Oracle
9 7 (15.56%) Java
10 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (11.11%) Unix
11 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
11 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.11%) Big Data
11 5 (11.11%) Apache Spark

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 5 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.44%) SAS
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.22%) PegaRULES
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.22%) Elite 3E
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (6.67%) Taleo
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SMS
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (35.56%) Relational Database
3 15 (33.33%) DB2
3 15 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (31.11%) NoSQL
4 14 (31.11%) Redis
5 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (11.11%) Big Data
7 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (4.44%) DataStage
9 2 (4.44%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (4.44%) MySQL
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.89%) Toad
3 2 (4.44%) ER Studio
3 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) FxCop
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) T4 Templates
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Lead Developer
3 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Lead .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Data Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Designer
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) .NET
1 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 16 (35.56%) Web Services
3 14 (31.11%) .NET Core
3 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
3 14 (31.11%) Entity Framework
4 4 (8.89%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) CSS
5 3 (6.67%) CSS3
6 2 (4.44%) WCF
6 2 (4.44%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.22%) Ajax
7 1 (2.22%) JSON
7 1 (2.22%) REST
7 1 (2.22%) RESTful
7 1 (2.22%) WPF
7 1 (2.22%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.67%) W3C
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) DataPower
2 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) PKI
2 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (31.11%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (31.11%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Data Engineering
4 4 (8.89%) SDLC
5 3 (6.67%) Coaching
5 3 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (6.67%) Kanban
5 3 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.44%) ETL
6 2 (4.44%) Logistics
6 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) OO
6 2 (4.44%) OOD
6 2 (4.44%) Scrum
6 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) C#
2 7 (15.56%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) VBA
6 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Korn
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (2.22%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
1 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Salt
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
1 1 (2.22%) SmoothWall
1 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Teradata
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Altiris
5 1 (2.22%) Avaya
5 1 (2.22%) CA
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee
5 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.22%) Tableau
5 1 (2.22%) Talend
5 1 (2.22%) Vertica
5 1 (2.22%) VMware