The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 5.00% - 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £345 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.20
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +4.77%
SQL
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Programming Languages Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 20.00% 3.45% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 13
Average daily rate £290 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) OOP
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Informatica
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP