The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 15.63% 27.78% 18.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 62.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £438 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +118.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £255 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £550 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +34.61%
SQL
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
13 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 40.63% 44.44% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Median daily rate £363 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bolton region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Bolton region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for SQL.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 2 (20.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
5 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) Windows NT
5 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) DSDM
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) Java SE
5 1 (10.00%) JMS
5 1 (10.00%) JSF
5 1 (10.00%) MDX
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 2 (20.00%) DSDM
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) RAD
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau