The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 9.09% 4.48% 8.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.73% 25.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£403 £613 £297
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.16% +106.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £603 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £623 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Programming Languages Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 40.00% 17.91% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
Average daily rate £375 £440 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £259 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £605 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Teradata
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) HTML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) ReportNet
4 1 (10.00%) DB2
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Informix
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (10.00%) DTS
4 1 (10.00%) Ingres
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) PhpStorm
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Database Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Environment Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (10.00%) LINQ
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Database Security
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Teradata
2 2 (20.00%) Sybase
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Rapid7