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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 21.43% 52.00% 36.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 76.47% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
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£300 £298 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -7.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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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 Stockport region.

Programming Languages Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 53.57% 68.00% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 9
Average daily rate £315 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £320 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (8.33%) Degree

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 4 (33.33%) DBA
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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