The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 24 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)
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 22.58% 9.43% 19.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.93% 25.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £375 £383 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +15.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £383 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £437 £340
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 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +70.21% -6.00%  

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 Stockport with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 27 20 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 87.10% 37.74% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 11
Median daily rate £325 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +9.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £433 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
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 Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Stockport

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Stockport over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Stockport

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stockport region with a requirement for SQL.

1 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) MDX
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Power BI
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) SAS
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Servlets
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 2 (18.18%) SAS
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) Power BI
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Process Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Process Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Process Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Process Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Process Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) MDX
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) Restlet
2 2 (18.18%) Servlets
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
1 3 (27.27%) ETL
1 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum-ban
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree