The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 8 5 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 12.82% 17.70% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.41% 51.28% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 2
Median daily rate £369 £358 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.14% -23.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £287 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £428 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +65.62% -20.00%  

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 Knutsford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17 39 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 43.59% 34.51% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 8
Median daily rate £400 £425 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -3.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Knutsford

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Knutsford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Control-M
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Teradata
3 2 (40.00%) JPA
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (40.00%) Data Lineage
4 1 (20.00%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Ab Initio Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) JPA
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Dojo
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) JTA
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (20.00%) Struts2
2 1 (20.00%) UIKit
2 1 (20.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Data Lineage
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Ab Initio
2 2 (40.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Kony
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) Yahoo!