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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 48.39% 21.05% 36.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £327 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £375 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +3.50%
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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
20 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 64.52% 63.16% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 11
Average daily rate £290 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 2014, 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 14 (82.35%) T-SQL
2 10 (58.82%) VBA
3 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) MVVM
5 3 (17.65%) WPF
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Apache
7 1 (5.88%) XHTML
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) Toad
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) MySQL
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (5.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Toad
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) MI Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) WPF Developer
4 3 (17.65%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Excel Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) WPF
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XHTML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) MVVM
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) T-SQL
2 10 (58.82%) VBA
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle