The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had SQL Server Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 110 78
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -32
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 3 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.16% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.16% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Median daily rate £349 £315 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £283 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £347 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.62 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1282 1819 1362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.32% 94.94% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 1040 810
Median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 55 67
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £27.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, SQL Server Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) Moq
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) NUnit
5 2 (28.57%) VB6
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) WiX
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) KNIME
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Moq
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 2 (28.57%) WiX
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) WinForms
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) VB6
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) R
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Nintex
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau