The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 207 250 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.27% 12.99% 14.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.41% 36.76% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 156 146
Median daily rate £350 £352 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £11.50 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £50.00 £28.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.80%
SQL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
659 680 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.06% 35.34% 38.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 410 403
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 7
Median hourly rate £24.43 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.60 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 13 £425 +21.42% 7
Salford -5 10 £435 +2.35% 3
Bolton -2 6 £350 -20.00% 3
Wigan +2 3 £300 - 5
Oldham 0 1 - - 3
Ashton-under-Lyne 0 1 £325 -
Bury - 1 - - 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 142 (32.49%) SQL Server
2 124 (28.38%) .NET
3 120 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (23.57%) Oracle
5 98 (22.43%) C#
6 85 (19.45%) JavaScript
7 79 (18.08%) HTML
8 74 (16.93%) Java
9 73 (16.70%) Finance
10 72 (16.48%) Microsoft
11 69 (15.79%) MVC
12 68 (15.56%) ASP.NET
13 66 (15.10%) Business Intelligence
14 61 (13.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 61 (13.96%) CSS
15 57 (13.04%) TDD
16 52 (11.90%) XML
17 48 (10.98%) Linux
18 47 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 46 (10.53%) Windows
19 46 (10.53%) REST
20 45 (10.30%) BDD
21 44 (10.07%) Scrum
22 43 (9.84%) T-SQL
23 42 (9.61%) AngularJS
24 41 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
24 41 (9.38%) Web Services
24 41 (9.38%) ETL
24 41 (9.38%) Migration
25 40 (9.15%) Software Engineering

SQL
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 15 (3.43%) MS Exchange
1 15 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.06%) CMS
3 8 (1.83%) Confluence
3 8 (1.83%) SAS
4 7 (1.60%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.14%) Sitefinity
6 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.69%) nginx
7 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.69%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.46%) IIS
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.60%) MS Office
3 5 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.60%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (1.37%) BASE24
4 5 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.46%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.23%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.14%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.92%) Slack
5 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.69%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.46%) Office 365
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.58%) HTTP
2 16 (3.66%) Firewall
3 8 (1.83%) Internet
4 6 (1.37%) ATM
4 6 (1.37%) DHCP
5 5 (1.14%) DNS
5 5 (1.14%) LAN
5 5 (1.14%) SAN
5 5 (1.14%) VLAN
5 5 (1.14%) WAN
6 4 (0.92%) VPN
7 3 (0.69%) Network Security
7 3 (0.69%) PBX
7 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.69%) VoIP
7 3 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.46%) Intranet
8 2 (0.46%) SMTP
8 2 (0.46%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (32.49%) SQL Server
2 61 (13.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (9.15%) NoSQL
5 38 (8.70%) Oracle Database
6 33 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 26 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (5.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (5.49%) MySQL
10 24 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (3.43%) Relational Database
13 14 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (2.97%) MongoDB
15 12 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (2.52%) Oracle9i Database
16 11 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 35 (8.01%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.64%) JUnit
3 22 (5.03%) JIRA
4 21 (4.81%) Oracle Forms
5 16 (3.66%) Cucumber
5 16 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (2.52%) Maven
7 9 (2.06%) Subversion
7 9 (2.06%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.83%) Selenium
9 6 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.92%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.69%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.69%) TestComplete
11 3 (0.69%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.46%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 73 (16.70%) Finance
2 16 (3.66%) Banking
3 13 (2.97%) Retail
4 11 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.29%) Marketing
6 8 (1.83%) Advertising
7 5 (1.14%) Back Office
8 4 (0.92%) Electronics
8 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.69%) Front Office
9 3 (0.69%) Legal
9 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) International Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 229 (52.40%) Developer
2 83 (18.99%) Analyst
3 71 (16.25%) SQL Developer
4 62 (14.19%) .NET Developer
5 33 (7.55%) C# Developer
6 30 (6.86%) Java Developer
7 27 (6.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 25 (5.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (5.03%) DBA
10 19 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
10 19 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.35%) Test Analyst
11 18 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 18 (4.12%) Consultant
11 18 (4.12%) SQL Analyst
11 18 (4.12%) SQL DBA
12 16 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (3.43%) SQL BI Developer
14 14 (3.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (28.38%) .NET
2 79 (18.08%) HTML
3 68 (15.56%) ASP.NET
4 61 (13.96%) CSS
5 52 (11.90%) XML
6 46 (10.53%) REST
7 42 (9.61%) AngularJS
8 41 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (9.38%) Web Services
9 37 (8.47%) SOAP
10 36 (8.24%) jQuery
11 30 (6.86%) .NET Framework
12 28 (6.41%) Entity Framework
13 26 (5.95%) RESTful
13 26 (5.95%) Spring
14 22 (5.03%) JSON
15 21 (4.81%) HTML5
16 20 (4.58%) Node.js
17 19 (4.35%) Hibernate
18 17 (3.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.35%) NHS
2 17 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.43%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.83%) Mainframe
4 8 (1.83%) Replication
5 6 (1.37%) EMV
5 6 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (1.37%) Tandem
6 5 (1.14%) User Experience
7 4 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle Licensing
7 4 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (0.92%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.69%) BYOD
8 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.69%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.69%) iPad
9 2 (0.46%) Clustering
9 2 (0.46%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.46%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.98%) Linux
2 46 (10.53%) Windows
3 25 (5.72%) Unix
4 23 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.92%) AIX
7 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.92%) CentOS
8 3 (0.69%) Android
9 2 (0.46%) HPUX
9 2 (0.46%) Solaris
9 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.46%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (15.79%) MVC
3 66 (15.10%) Business Intelligence
4 57 (13.04%) TDD
5 45 (10.30%) BDD
6 44 (10.07%) Scrum
7 41 (9.38%) ETL
7 41 (9.38%) Migration
8 40 (9.15%) Software Engineering
9 28 (6.41%) Project Management
9 28 (6.41%) Test Scripting
10 26 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
11 25 (5.72%) Data Modelling
12 23 (5.26%) High Availability
12 23 (5.26%) OO
13 22 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (4.58%) Web Development
15 18 (4.12%) Data Migration
15 18 (4.12%) E-Commerce
16 16 (3.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (22.43%) C#
2 85 (19.45%) JavaScript
3 74 (16.93%) Java
4 43 (9.84%) T-SQL
5 39 (8.92%) PL/SQL
6 16 (3.66%) VB.NET
7 13 (2.97%) Scala
8 11 (2.52%) Python
9 8 (1.83%) C++
9 8 (1.83%) PHP
10 7 (1.60%) COBOL
10 7 (1.60%) VBA
11 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.92%) Ruby
12 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.69%) VB
12 3 (0.69%) VBScript
13 2 (0.46%) C
13 2 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (2.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (1.83%) Degree
3 7 (1.60%) ISEB
4 5 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.92%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.69%) CCNA
6 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.69%) MCSE
6 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CISSP
8 1 (0.23%) CNE
8 1 (0.23%) MCSA
8 1 (0.23%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.23%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.23%) OCP
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.35%) QA
2 9 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.06%) VMware ESX
2 9 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.69%) vSphere
6 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.23%) Docker
7 1 (0.23%) NFS
7 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.23%) Varnish
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
7 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.37%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.14%) Puppet
3 5 (1.14%) SCOM
4 4 (0.92%) Ansible
5 3 (0.69%) Packer
5 3 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.23%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.23%) SCCM
7 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 103 (23.57%) Oracle
2 72 (16.48%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.03%) SAP
4 19 (4.35%) VMware
5 13 (2.97%) Citrix
6 10 (2.29%) Cognos
7 9 (2.06%) Cisco
7 9 (2.06%) IBM
7 9 (2.06%) Tableau
8 8 (1.83%) EMC
8 8 (1.83%) Intel Security
9 7 (1.60%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.60%) Clearswift
9 7 (1.60%) Google
10 6 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.92%) HP
11 4 (0.92%) Perforce
11 4 (0.92%) Twitter
12 3 (0.69%) New Relic
12 3 (0.69%) SaltStack
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