The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 177 177 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.68% 14.29% 15.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.98% 40.23% 44.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 113 71
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£338 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £40.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.45% +36.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £43.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £107.00 £121.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
466 440 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.74% 35.51% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 258 165
Average daily rate £350 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +35.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.30 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £50.50 £126.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton 0 9 £325 +8.33% 6
Salford +3 6 £363 - 4
Stockport +2 6 £330 +46.66% 17
Bury 0 2 £380 +44.76% 4
Cheadle 0 2 - - 4
Wigan - 1 £350 - 5
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 135 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 102 (24.29%) Oracle
3 85 (20.24%) Finance
4 78 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
5 76 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (17.62%) .NET
7 72 (17.14%) T-SQL
8 65 (15.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 64 (15.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 64 (15.24%) Microsoft
10 57 (13.57%) Data Warehouse
11 51 (12.14%) C#
12 49 (11.67%) Windows
13 47 (11.19%) PL/SQL
13 47 (11.19%) ETL
14 45 (10.71%) JavaScript
14 45 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
15 43 (10.24%) QA
16 40 (9.52%) Web Services
17 39 (9.29%) HTML
17 39 (9.29%) Java
17 39 (9.29%) Migration
18 38 (9.05%) Linux
19 37 (8.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 35 (8.33%) CSS
21 34 (8.10%) MVC
21 34 (8.10%) Data Analysis
22 33 (7.86%) Oracle Database
23 30 (7.14%) ASP.NET
24 29 (6.90%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.57%) Apache
3 13 (3.10%) SAS
4 12 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.62%) NetWeaver
6 10 (2.38%) IIS
7 6 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.19%) CMS
8 5 (1.19%) Zope
8 5 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.95%) JBoss
10 3 (0.71%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.48%) nginx
11 2 (0.48%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.48%) Confluence
11 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.29%) MS Office
3 5 (1.19%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) SPSS
5 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) MS Project
5 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (6.43%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (2.62%) SAP SRM
5 7 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.71%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.71%) Agresso
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.48%) Office 365
2 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.24%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.38%) HTTP
2 8 (1.90%) Firewall
3 7 (1.67%) LAN
3 7 (1.67%) SAN
4 5 (1.19%) DNS
4 5 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.95%) Internet
5 4 (0.95%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.71%) VLAN
7 2 (0.48%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.48%) SNMP
7 2 (0.48%) SSL
7 2 (0.48%) SMTP
7 2 (0.48%) FTP
7 2 (0.48%) VoIP
7 2 (0.48%) WAN
7 2 (0.48%) VPN
7 2 (0.48%) RTP
7 2 (0.48%) Extranet
7 2 (0.48%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 65 (15.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (15.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (13.57%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (8.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (7.86%) Oracle Database
8 25 (5.95%) QlikView
9 22 (5.24%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (4.05%) MySQL
11 13 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (3.10%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (3.10%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.86%) Big Data
13 11 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (2.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 11 (2.62%) SAP BW
14 10 (2.38%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (4.52%) Subversion
2 19 (4.52%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 11 (2.62%) Selenium
5 11 (2.62%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (2.62%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (2.14%) JIRA
6 9 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.43%) Toad
8 5 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (1.19%) PeopleTools
8 5 (1.19%) Hudson
8 5 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.95%) WiX
10 3 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.71%) Maven
10 3 (0.71%) Ant
General
1 85 (20.24%) Finance
2 18 (4.29%) Banking
3 15 (3.57%) Retail
4 8 (1.90%) Advertising
5 7 (1.67%) Local Government
5 7 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.43%) Marketing
7 5 (1.19%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.19%) Legal
8 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.71%) Law
8 3 (0.71%) Back Office
9 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.48%) Publishing
9 2 (0.48%) Games
9 2 (0.48%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 187 (44.52%) Developer
2 91 (21.67%) Analyst
3 48 (11.43%) SQL Developer
4 37 (8.81%) .NET Developer
5 30 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 28 (6.67%) DBA
7 27 (6.43%) Consultant
8 23 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 21 (5.00%) SQL DBA
10 20 (4.76%) C# Developer
11 19 (4.52%) Architect
12 14 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
13 13 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (2.86%) Business Analyst
14 12 (2.86%) Support Analyst
14 12 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (2.62%) PHP Developer
15 11 (2.62%) Performance Analyst
15 11 (2.62%) Project Manager
16 10 (2.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (17.62%) .NET
2 40 (9.52%) Web Services
3 39 (9.29%) HTML
4 35 (8.33%) CSS
5 30 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 29 (6.90%) XML
7 27 (6.43%) jQuery
8 22 (5.24%) .NET Framework
9 19 (4.52%) WCF
10 17 (4.05%) LINQ
11 16 (3.81%) Entity Framework
11 16 (3.81%) RESTful
12 14 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (3.33%) SOAP
13 13 (3.10%) Spring
13 13 (3.10%) Ajax
13 13 (3.10%) Django
14 12 (2.86%) JSON
15 9 (2.14%) HTML5
16 8 (1.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.24%) NHS
3 16 (3.81%) Open Source
4 8 (1.90%) Clustering
5 6 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.19%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.19%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.95%) Replication
7 4 (0.95%) Life Science
8 3 (0.71%) Derivative
8 3 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.71%) Informatics
8 3 (0.71%) Data Conversion
8 3 (0.71%) User Experience
8 3 (0.71%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.48%) MHEG
9 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (11.67%) Windows
2 38 (9.05%) Linux
3 12 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (2.14%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.19%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.95%) VMS
8 4 (0.95%) HPUX
9 3 (0.71%) UNIX
10 2 (0.48%) Android
11 1 (0.24%) Solaris
11 1 (0.24%) AIX
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
2 76 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (11.19%) ETL
4 39 (9.29%) Migration
5 34 (8.10%) MVC
5 34 (8.10%) Data Analysis
6 26 (6.19%) Unit Testing
6 26 (6.19%) OO
7 23 (5.48%) TDD
8 22 (5.24%) Scrum
9 19 (4.52%) SOA
9 19 (4.52%) Data Migration
10 17 (4.05%) CRM
11 16 (3.81%) Analytics
12 14 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (3.33%) Software Engineering
13 13 (3.10%) ITIL
14 11 (2.62%) Test Scripting
14 11 (2.62%) Workflow
14 11 (2.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 72 (17.14%) T-SQL
2 51 (12.14%) C#
3 47 (11.19%) PL/SQL
4 45 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 39 (9.29%) Java
6 18 (4.29%) VBA
7 15 (3.57%) PHP
8 13 (3.10%) Python
9 12 (2.86%) C++
9 12 (2.86%) Groovy
10 10 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.90%) Perl
12 7 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.43%) VB
14 5 (1.19%) Ruby
15 4 (0.95%) C
16 3 (0.71%) X++
16 3 (0.71%) PeopleCode
16 3 (0.71%) VBScript
16 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.62%) Degree
3 10 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.95%) ISEB
5 4 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.71%) MCSE
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.48%) CCNA
7 2 (0.48%) MCSA
7 2 (0.48%) MCP
7 2 (0.48%) MCITP
8 1 (0.24%) MCTS
8 1 (0.24%) CIMA
8 1 (0.24%) ACCA
8 1 (0.24%) HND
8 1 (0.24%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.24%) QA
2 5 (1.19%) SLA
3 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.48%) XenApp
4 2 (0.48%) vSphere
4 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.24%) UAG
5 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.95%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (0.95%) SCOM
3 3 (0.71%) SCCM
3 3 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (0.71%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (0.71%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
5 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.24%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 102 (24.29%) Oracle
2 64 (15.24%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 20 (4.76%) VMware
5 18 (4.29%) SAP
6 14 (3.33%) Citrix
7 12 (2.86%) HP
8 11 (2.62%) Teradata
9 9 (2.14%) Cisco
9 9 (2.14%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.43%) Cognos
10 6 (1.43%) Informatica
11 5 (1.19%) NetApp
11 5 (1.19%) Symantec
11 5 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.19%) Apple
11 5 (1.19%) Talend
12 4 (0.95%) Jaspersoft
12 4 (0.95%) IBM
12 4 (0.95%) TIBCO
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