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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 33.33% 15.79% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.33% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
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£325 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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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
12 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 57.14% 47.37% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Average daily rate £325 £215 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% +32.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Ajax
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Framework
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
2 8 (72.73%) WCF
2 8 (72.73%) Entity Framework
3 6 (54.55%) LINQ
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) Ajax
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Framework
2 8 (72.73%) WCF
2 8 (72.73%) Entity Framework
3 6 (54.55%) LINQ
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft