The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 24 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 / Warrington
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 17 14
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 12.98% 9.17% 9.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.69% 28.04% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 13
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 Warrington with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49 107 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 37.40% 32.72% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 82 78
Median daily rate £375 £460 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.47% -5.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £608 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 0
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.53% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Warrington

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 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 Warrington region with a requirement for SQL.

1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (25.93%) ETL
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
7 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
7 5 (18.52%) Workflow
7 5 (18.52%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
7 5 (18.52%) Broadband
7 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
7 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
7 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (14.81%) DevOps
8 4 (14.81%) Big Data
8 4 (14.81%) Analytics
8 4 (14.81%) TeamCity

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Broadband
2 2 (7.41%) tcpdump
2 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (14.81%) Big Data
5 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
6 3 (11.11%) MySQL
7 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
7 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.70%) Power BI
8 1 (3.70%) QlikView
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Workflow Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Data Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Test Data Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Healthcare Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SSRS Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
2 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 3 (11.11%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) JSON
3 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (11.11%) RESTful
3 3 (11.11%) WCF
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Core
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Avro
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (7.41%) Kafka
4 2 (7.41%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.70%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) ETL
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) MVC
4 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
4 5 (18.52%) Workflow
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 4 (14.81%) High Availability
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (7.41%) Data Security
7 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
1 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) RPG
4 1 (3.70%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Grafana
1 2 (7.41%) Graphite
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) DevExpress
3 2 (7.41%) Vertica
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle