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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 12.50% 35.00% 19.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 58.33% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Median daily rate £288 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £281 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £331 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £23.30 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+39.48% -23.60%
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
7 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 29.17% 60.00% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 4
Median daily rate £275 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 July 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 3 (42.86%) Single Responsibility Principle
4 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
2 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Single Responsibility Principle
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
1 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
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