The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cheshire / Macclesfield
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 6.45% 15.07% 6.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 52.38% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £435 £361 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.41% +9.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -2.00%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Macclesfield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8 21 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 25.81% 28.77% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Median daily rate £445 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.83% +17.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Macclesfield citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Macclesfield

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Macclesfield

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Macclesfield region with a requirement for SQL.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 2 (28.57%) MyBatis
4 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
4 2 (28.57%) API Design
4 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Angular 2
4 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) HND
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Degree

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP MDG
1 1 (14.29%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
2 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
2 1 (14.29%) Spotfire
2 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Redshift Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Angular 2
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) MyBatis
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
3 1 (14.29%) Ehcache
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Security
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) API Design
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
4 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Embarcadero
2 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) SaltStack
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Talend
2 1 (14.29%) VMware