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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Manchester
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 189 289 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.53% 14.74% 14.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.47% 37.15% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 170 134
Median daily rate £340 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £29.72 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.39% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.49 £13.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.94 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
582 778 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.66% 39.69% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 475 353
Median daily rate £388 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 28 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Salford -7 9 £430 +1.17% 3
Bolton +1 8 £344 +5.76% 7
Stockport +6 3 £263 -25.00% 12
Wigan - 3 £319 - 1
Altrincham - 2 £375 - 10
Bury -3 1 - - 4
Oldham - 1 - - 4
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 126 (31.42%) SQL Server
2 109 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (26.68%) .NET
4 92 (22.94%) Oracle
5 85 (21.20%) C#
6 76 (18.95%) JavaScript
7 73 (18.20%) Java
8 68 (16.96%) HTML
9 65 (16.21%) Finance
10 61 (15.21%) Business Intelligence
11 60 (14.96%) Microsoft
12 59 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 55 (13.72%) TDD
14 54 (13.47%) MVC
15 52 (12.97%) ASP.NET
16 51 (12.72%) CSS
17 48 (11.97%) Windows
18 47 (11.72%) XML
18 47 (11.72%) Linux
18 47 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 46 (11.47%) BDD
20 45 (11.22%) Web Services
21 43 (10.72%) REST
22 40 (9.98%) Scrum
23 39 (9.73%) Migration
23 39 (9.73%) ETL
24 38 (9.48%) Software Engineering
24 38 (9.48%) AngularJS
25 37 (9.23%) NoSQL
25 37 (9.23%) SOAP

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 12 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.49%) CMS
3 9 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.75%) Confluence
6 5 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.25%) Sitefinity
6 5 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.00%) SAS
7 4 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.00%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.75%) nginx
8 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.50%) IIS
9 2 (0.50%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.25%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.49%) MS Office
3 5 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.25%) BASE24
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.00%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.00%) Slack
4 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.75%) CloudFront
4 3 (0.75%) Office 365
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.99%) HTTP
2 15 (3.74%) Firewall
3 9 (2.24%) Internet
4 6 (1.50%) DNS
4 6 (1.50%) SAN
5 5 (1.25%) ATM
5 5 (1.25%) DHCP
5 5 (1.25%) LAN
5 5 (1.25%) VLAN
5 5 (1.25%) WAN
5 5 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.00%) VPN
7 3 (0.75%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.75%) Network Security
7 3 (0.75%) PBX
7 3 (0.75%) VoIP
8 2 (0.50%) SMTP
8 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.50%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (31.42%) SQL Server
2 59 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (9.23%) NoSQL
5 34 (8.48%) Oracle Database
6 28 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (5.74%) MySQL
8 23 (5.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (5.49%) Relational Database
10 20 (4.99%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (3.24%) MongoDB
12 12 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (2.24%) Power BI
14 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (8.73%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.23%) JUnit
3 24 (5.99%) JIRA
4 18 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.74%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (3.74%) Selenium
6 14 (3.49%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.74%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.49%) Maven
9 5 (1.25%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.00%) Subversion
11 3 (0.75%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.75%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.75%) TestComplete
11 3 (0.75%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.75%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.50%) Gradle
12 2 (0.50%) JBehave
General
1 65 (16.21%) Finance
2 17 (4.24%) Banking
2 17 (4.24%) Retail
3 11 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.50%) Marketing
5 5 (1.25%) Advertising
6 4 (1.00%) Electronics
6 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.75%) Legal
7 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.50%) Back Office
8 2 (0.50%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.25%) International Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 198 (49.38%) Developer
2 69 (17.21%) Analyst
3 56 (13.97%) SQL Developer
4 49 (12.22%) .NET Developer
5 28 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 27 (6.73%) Java Developer
7 24 (5.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 24 (5.99%) DBA
8 23 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (4.74%) SQL DBA
9 19 (4.74%) Test Analyst
10 17 (4.24%) Consultant
11 16 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
12 15 (3.74%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (3.49%) Oracle Developer
13 14 (3.49%) SQL BI Developer
14 13 (3.24%) Senior Developer
15 12 (2.99%) SQL Analyst
16 11 (2.74%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (26.68%) .NET
2 68 (16.96%) HTML
3 52 (12.97%) ASP.NET
4 51 (12.72%) CSS
5 47 (11.72%) XML
6 45 (11.22%) Web Services
7 43 (10.72%) REST
8 38 (9.48%) AngularJS
9 37 (9.23%) SOAP
10 27 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (6.48%) .NET Framework
12 24 (5.99%) jQuery
12 24 (5.99%) Spring
13 23 (5.74%) Entity Framework
13 23 (5.74%) RESTful
14 21 (5.24%) HTML5
14 21 (5.24%) JSON
15 20 (4.99%) Node.js
16 19 (4.74%) Hibernate
17 15 (3.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.74%) NHS
3 10 (2.49%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.00%) Replication
5 6 (1.50%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.50%) User Experience
6 5 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.25%) EMV
6 5 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (1.25%) Tandem
7 4 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.00%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle Licensing
8 3 (0.75%) BYOD
8 3 (0.75%) Clustering
8 3 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.75%) iPad
8 3 (0.75%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.97%) Windows
2 47 (11.72%) Linux
3 23 (5.74%) Unix
4 22 (5.49%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.50%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.25%) Android
8 5 (1.25%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.00%) CentOS
9 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.75%) AIX
11 2 (0.50%) Solaris
11 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.25%) HPUX
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (15.21%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (13.72%) TDD
4 54 (13.47%) MVC
5 46 (11.47%) BDD
6 40 (9.98%) Scrum
7 39 (9.73%) ETL
7 39 (9.73%) Migration
8 38 (9.48%) Software Engineering
9 34 (8.48%) Test Scripting
10 28 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
11 27 (6.73%) High Availability
11 27 (6.73%) Project Management
12 24 (5.99%) Data Modelling
13 22 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (5.24%) OO
15 19 (4.74%) E-Commerce
16 18 (4.49%) CRM
16 18 (4.49%) Web Development
17 15 (3.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (21.20%) C#
2 76 (18.95%) JavaScript
3 73 (18.20%) Java
4 34 (8.48%) PL/SQL
4 34 (8.48%) T-SQL
5 15 (3.74%) Python
6 12 (2.99%) Scala
7 11 (2.74%) C++
7 11 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.00%) PHP
9 7 (1.75%) VBA
10 6 (1.50%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.50%) COBOL
10 6 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.25%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.75%) R
12 3 (0.75%) Ruby
12 3 (0.75%) VB
12 3 (0.75%) VBScript
13 2 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (2.24%) Degree
1 9 (2.24%) ISEB
2 6 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.75%) DBS Check
3 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.50%) CCNA
4 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.50%) MCSE
5 1 (0.25%) CISSP
5 1 (0.25%) MCP
5 1 (0.25%) OCP
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.99%) QA
2 8 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.25%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.00%) XenApp
6 3 (0.75%) Docker
6 3 (0.75%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.75%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) NFS
7 1 (0.25%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.25%) Varnish
7 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (1.75%) Puppet
2 6 (1.50%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.25%) SCOM
4 4 (1.00%) Ansible
4 4 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.75%) Packer
6 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.25%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.25%) SCCM
7 1 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.25%) Wonderware InTouch
7 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 92 (22.94%) Oracle
2 60 (14.96%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.24%) VMware
4 16 (3.99%) SAP
5 15 (3.74%) Tableau
6 9 (2.24%) Citrix
7 8 (2.00%) Cognos
7 8 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.75%) Cisco
8 7 (1.75%) IBM
9 4 (1.00%) arcserve
9 4 (1.00%) Google
9 4 (1.00%) HP
9 4 (1.00%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.00%) Perforce
9 4 (1.00%) Twitter
10 3 (0.75%) Blue Coat
10 3 (0.75%) Clearswift
10 3 (0.75%) New Relic
10 3 (0.75%) SaltStack
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Rate: Market related
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Stockport
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Altrincham
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