The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stockport region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 3.03% 30.77% 23.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 80.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £268 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 51.52% 38.46% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Manchester

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 18 April 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 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) XSLT
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Social Media
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) OOP
1 3 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree