The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 14.29% 7.69% 66.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 14.29% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.32 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 35.71% 53.85% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Average daily rate £338 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.32 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Ajax
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
1 4 (57.14%) LINQ
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Ajax
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
1 4 (57.14%) LINQ
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft