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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 234 211 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.41% 12.00% 12.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.19% 37.02% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 144 118
Median daily rate £338 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Median hourly rate £21.37 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.16% +106.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £15.60 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £42.00 £23.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
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
705 570 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.40% 32.40% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 359 301
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 13
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.40 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.20 £32.50
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 23 August 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 23 August 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
Salford -5 6 £220 -20.00% 4
Bolton 0 5 £288 -14.81% 2
Stockport -9 4 £350 +16.66% 14
Oldham +2 2 - - 1
Bury - 2 £413 -
Cheadle - 1 - - 3
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 109 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 86 (23.89%) .NET
3 85 (23.61%) Oracle
4 79 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (18.61%) C#
6 66 (18.33%) Microsoft
7 65 (18.06%) JavaScript
8 57 (15.83%) Java
9 56 (15.56%) Finance
10 53 (14.72%) HTML
11 52 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (13.61%) XML
13 47 (13.06%) ASP.NET
14 45 (12.50%) CSS
15 44 (12.22%) MS Excel
16 43 (11.94%) MVC
17 42 (11.67%) PL/SQL
17 42 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 41 (11.39%) T-SQL
19 39 (10.83%) Windows
20 38 (10.56%) ETL
21 32 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 30 (8.33%) jQuery
23 29 (8.06%) Linux
23 29 (8.06%) Migration
24 27 (7.50%) AngularJS
25 25 (6.94%) Web Services
25 25 (6.94%) SOAP
25 25 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
25 25 (6.94%) Active Directory

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 22 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.06%) SAS
4 9 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.94%) CMS
5 7 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.67%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.39%) IIS
7 5 (1.39%) JBoss
7 5 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.11%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.83%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.56%) Apache
10 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.33%) MS Office
3 5 (1.39%) MS Project
4 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.67%) BASE24
3 5 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 5 (1.39%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 3 (0.83%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.56%) Magento
5 2 (0.56%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.28%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.28%) Unica
6 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.28%) Firewall
2 8 (2.22%) DHCP
3 7 (1.94%) Internet
4 6 (1.67%) ATM
4 6 (1.67%) DNS
4 6 (1.67%) LAN
4 6 (1.67%) SAN
4 6 (1.67%) WAN
5 5 (1.39%) Network Security
5 5 (1.39%) VLAN
5 5 (1.39%) VPN
6 4 (1.11%) NAS
6 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.83%) PBX
7 3 (0.83%) VoIP
7 3 (0.83%) WLAN
8 2 (0.56%) FTP
8 2 (0.56%) HTTP
8 2 (0.56%) SMTP
8 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (6.11%) Oracle Database
6 21 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (3.61%) MySQL
8 13 (3.61%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.33%) DB2
10 11 (3.06%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.94%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (1.39%) DataStage
15 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (4.72%) Git (software)
1 17 (4.72%) JIRA
2 16 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.50%) Maven
4 9 (2.50%) Subversion
4 9 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.22%) Selenium
6 7 (1.94%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.94%) JUnit
6 7 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.67%) HP UFT
7 6 (1.67%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.39%) PeopleTools
9 4 (1.11%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.83%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.83%) Mockito
11 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 56 (15.56%) Finance
2 17 (4.72%) Banking
3 16 (4.44%) Retail
4 7 (1.94%) Advertising
5 5 (1.39%) Back Office
5 5 (1.39%) Marketing
6 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (0.83%) Front Office
8 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Local Government
8 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) International Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 176 (48.89%) Developer
2 83 (23.06%) Analyst
3 61 (16.94%) SQL Developer
4 42 (11.67%) .NET Developer
5 27 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 22 (6.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 21 (5.83%) Consultant
8 20 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
9 19 (5.28%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (5.00%) Data Analyst
10 18 (5.00%) Test Analyst
11 17 (4.72%) Java Developer
12 16 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 15 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (3.89%) DBA
14 14 (3.89%) Oracle Developer
15 12 (3.33%) Senior Developer
15 12 (3.33%) SQL DBA
15 12 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (23.89%) .NET
2 53 (14.72%) HTML
3 49 (13.61%) XML
4 47 (13.06%) ASP.NET
5 45 (12.50%) CSS
6 30 (8.33%) jQuery
7 27 (7.50%) AngularJS
8 25 (6.94%) SOAP
8 25 (6.94%) Web Services
9 24 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (5.83%) Spring
11 14 (3.89%) .NET Framework
11 14 (3.89%) Entity Framework
11 14 (3.89%) J2EE
11 14 (3.89%) REST
12 13 (3.61%) Ajax
12 13 (3.61%) HTML5
13 11 (3.06%) JSON
14 10 (2.78%) Hibernate
15 9 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.89%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.89%) NHS
3 10 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.67%) EMV
5 6 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (1.67%) Tandem
6 5 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.39%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.39%) iPad
7 3 (0.83%) Clustering
7 3 (0.83%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.83%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.83%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.83%) Replication
7 3 (0.83%) User Experience
8 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.56%) EPoS
8 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.83%) Windows
2 29 (8.06%) Linux
3 22 (6.11%) Windows Server
4 21 (5.83%) Unix
5 4 (1.11%) AIX
5 4 (1.11%) Solaris
5 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.56%) HPUX
7 2 (0.56%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (11.94%) MVC
4 38 (10.56%) ETL
5 29 (8.06%) Migration
6 23 (6.39%) TDD
7 21 (5.83%) Data Modelling
7 21 (5.83%) E-Commerce
7 21 (5.83%) ERP
8 20 (5.56%) CRM
8 20 (5.56%) Project Management
8 20 (5.56%) Scrum
9 18 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 17 (4.72%) Data Migration
10 17 (4.72%) Test Scripting
10 17 (4.72%) Unit Testing
10 17 (4.72%) Web Development
11 16 (4.44%) System Testing
12 15 (4.17%) Workflow
13 14 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (18.61%) C#
2 65 (18.06%) JavaScript
3 57 (15.83%) Java
4 42 (11.67%) PL/SQL
5 41 (11.39%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.44%) PHP
7 10 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.50%) Ruby
9 8 (2.22%) Python
9 8 (2.22%) VBA
10 7 (1.94%) C
11 6 (1.67%) COBOL
12 5 (1.39%) PeopleCode
12 5 (1.39%) SQR
12 5 (1.39%) VB
13 3 (0.83%) C++
14 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.28%) Perl
15 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (2.22%) Degree
1 8 (2.22%) ISEB
1 8 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (1.94%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.83%) CCNA
4 3 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.83%) MCSE
5 2 (0.56%) MCP
6 1 (0.28%) CCNP
6 1 (0.28%) CISSP
6 1 (0.28%) CNE
6 1 (0.28%) MCSA
6 1 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.28%) Novell Certification
6 1 (0.28%) OCP
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.06%) QA
2 9 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) CDISC
5 1 (0.28%) HL7
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 7 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.28%) Docker
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) UAG
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.83%) SCCM
4 2 (0.56%) DameWare
4 2 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.28%) Ansible
5 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.28%) SCOM
5 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 85 (23.61%) Oracle
2 66 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.83%) VMware
4 20 (5.56%) IBM
5 17 (4.72%) SAP
6 16 (4.44%) Citrix
7 14 (3.89%) EMC
8 13 (3.61%) Cisco
9 12 (3.33%) HP
10 11 (3.06%) Intel Security
11 10 (2.78%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.78%) Clearswift
12 9 (2.50%) Cognos
13 6 (1.67%) Google
13 6 (1.67%) Tableau
13 6 (1.67%) Teradata
14 5 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
14 5 (1.39%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.11%) Atlassian
16 3 (0.83%) Informatica
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