The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 12.50% 6.67% 21.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.83% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate £344 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £315 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £315 £444
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 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
SQL
Manchester

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

Programming Languages Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 60.00% 20.00% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 18
Average daily rate £369 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.08% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £322 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) PeopleCode
3 3 (30.00%) SQR
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) WSDL
4 2 (20.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (20.00%) Process Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) PeopleTools
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) EPiServer Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) WPF
2 2 (20.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Database Security
4 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) PeopleCode
2 3 (30.00%) SQR
2 3 (30.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (20.00%) EPiServer