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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 18.52% 9.09% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £288 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £338 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £338 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +12.50%
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
10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 37.04% 18.18% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Median daily rate £288 £338 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +56.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £338 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £338 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 August 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 2 (40.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (20.00%) X++

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft