The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bolton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 11.54% 12.50% 23.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 33.33% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 23.08% 37.50% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £215 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
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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 25 July 2014, 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 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards