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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 244 225 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.33% 11.99% 13.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 36.47% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 142 140
Median daily rate £340 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Median hourly rate £20.73 £37.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.72% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.09 £12.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.39 £42.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.02 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-19.74% +28.23%
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
732 617 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.00% 32.87% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 375 347
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.00 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -6 6 £434 - 17
Bolton - 5 £288 - 2
Salford -13 3 £271 -22.50% 2
Oldham -1 2 - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £325 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 115 (30.18%) SQL Server
2 106 (27.82%) .NET
3 89 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (22.83%) Oracle
5 83 (21.78%) C#
6 74 (19.42%) JavaScript
7 69 (18.11%) Microsoft
8 67 (17.59%) HTML
9 64 (16.80%) ASP.NET
10 62 (16.27%) MVC
11 59 (15.49%) Finance
12 54 (14.17%) CSS
13 52 (13.65%) Java
14 51 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
15 45 (11.81%) Windows
16 43 (11.29%) MS Excel
17 38 (9.97%) XML
17 38 (9.97%) PL/SQL
18 37 (9.71%) ETL
18 37 (9.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 37 (9.71%) jQuery
18 37 (9.71%) AngularJS
19 35 (9.19%) SOAP
20 33 (8.66%) T-SQL
20 33 (8.66%) Migration
20 33 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
21 32 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 29 (7.61%) Oracle Database
23 28 (7.35%) .NET Framework
23 28 (7.35%) Scrum

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 21 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.72%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.89%) CMS
4 10 (2.62%) SAS
5 6 (1.57%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.31%) Sitefinity
6 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.05%) IIS
7 4 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.79%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.41%) MS Office
3 5 (1.31%) MS Project
4 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.36%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.57%) BASE24
3 4 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.79%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.52%) Magento
5 2 (0.52%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.26%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.26%) Unica
6 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.57%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.26%) Office 365
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.51%) Firewall
2 9 (2.36%) DHCP
3 8 (2.10%) Internet
4 7 (1.84%) DNS
4 7 (1.84%) LAN
4 7 (1.84%) VLAN
4 7 (1.84%) WAN
5 6 (1.57%) ATM
5 6 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.57%) VPN
6 5 (1.31%) SAN
7 4 (1.05%) HTTP
7 4 (1.05%) NAS
7 4 (1.05%) Network Security
7 4 (1.05%) WLAN
8 3 (0.79%) FTP
8 3 (0.79%) PBX
8 3 (0.79%) VoIP
9 2 (0.52%) Intranet
9 2 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (30.18%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (7.61%) Oracle Database
5 26 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 25 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (4.99%) NoSQL
8 17 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (3.67%) MySQL
10 13 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (2.89%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.36%) DB2
13 9 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (2.10%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (5.51%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (4.99%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.20%) JIRA
4 14 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (3.15%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.89%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.36%) JUnit
7 9 (2.36%) Maven
7 9 (2.36%) Subversion
8 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.31%) Selenium
10 4 (1.05%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.05%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.05%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.05%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.79%) Mockito
11 3 (0.79%) TestComplete
11 3 (0.79%) Toad
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
General
1 59 (15.49%) Finance
2 20 (5.25%) Banking
3 16 (4.20%) Retail
4 7 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.57%) Advertising
6 5 (1.31%) Back Office
6 5 (1.31%) Marketing
7 3 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (0.79%) Front Office
8 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Local Government
8 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) International Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 197 (51.71%) Developer
2 81 (21.26%) Analyst
3 67 (17.59%) SQL Developer
4 56 (14.70%) .NET Developer
5 32 (8.40%) C# Developer
6 24 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (6.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 21 (5.51%) Java Developer
8 21 (5.51%) Test Analyst
9 19 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 19 (4.99%) Senior Developer
9 19 (4.99%) SQL Analyst
10 18 (4.72%) Oracle Developer
11 17 (4.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (4.46%) DBA
12 15 (3.94%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.67%) Consultant
13 14 (3.67%) Oracle Forms Developer
14 13 (3.41%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (27.82%) .NET
2 67 (17.59%) HTML
3 64 (16.80%) ASP.NET
4 54 (14.17%) CSS
5 38 (9.97%) XML
6 37 (9.71%) AngularJS
6 37 (9.71%) jQuery
7 35 (9.19%) SOAP
8 33 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (7.35%) .NET Framework
10 26 (6.82%) Entity Framework
11 21 (5.51%) Spring
12 20 (5.25%) Web Services
13 18 (4.72%) HTML5
13 18 (4.72%) REST
14 15 (3.94%) Hibernate
15 14 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (3.41%) J2EE
16 13 (3.41%) NHibernate
17 12 (3.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.72%) NHS
2 14 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.89%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.57%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.57%) EMV
5 6 (1.57%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (1.57%) Tandem
5 6 (1.57%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.05%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.79%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.79%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (0.79%) iPad
7 3 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (0.79%) Replication
8 2 (0.52%) BYOD
8 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.81%) Windows
2 27 (7.09%) Linux
3 25 (6.56%) Windows Server
4 21 (5.51%) Unix
5 6 (1.57%) AIX
5 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.31%) Solaris
7 3 (0.79%) HPUX
7 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.52%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Android
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (16.27%) MVC
3 51 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (9.71%) ETL
5 33 (8.66%) Migration
6 28 (7.35%) Scrum
7 25 (6.56%) TDD
8 23 (6.04%) Project Management
9 22 (5.77%) Software Engineering
9 22 (5.77%) Test Scripting
10 20 (5.25%) Data Modelling
10 20 (5.25%) E-Commerce
10 20 (5.25%) Web Development
11 19 (4.99%) OO
12 17 (4.46%) BDD
13 16 (4.20%) Defect Management
13 16 (4.20%) ERP
14 15 (3.94%) Data Migration
14 15 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (3.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (21.78%) C#
2 74 (19.42%) JavaScript
3 52 (13.65%) Java
4 38 (9.97%) PL/SQL
5 33 (8.66%) T-SQL
6 14 (3.67%) PHP
7 13 (3.41%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.10%) Python
8 8 (2.10%) Ruby
8 8 (2.10%) VBA
9 7 (1.84%) C
9 7 (1.84%) COBOL
10 5 (1.31%) VB
11 4 (1.05%) C++
12 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.79%) VBScript
13 1 (0.26%) JCL
13 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.26%) Perl
13 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (2.62%) ISEB
1 10 (2.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (2.10%) Degree
2 8 (2.10%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.05%) CCNA
5 4 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.05%) MCSE
6 3 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.52%) MCP
8 1 (0.26%) CCNP
8 1 (0.26%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) CNE
8 1 (0.26%) MCSA
8 1 (0.26%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.26%) OCP
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.72%) QA
2 6 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.31%) SLA
4 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) CDISC
5 1 (0.26%) HL7
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.15%) VMware ESX
3 10 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) Docker
6 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.26%) UAG
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (2.62%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.79%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.79%) SCCM
3 3 (0.79%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.52%) DameWare
4 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.52%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) Ansible
5 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.26%) Puppet
5 1 (0.26%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 87 (22.83%) Oracle
2 69 (18.11%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.77%) VMware
4 19 (4.99%) SAP
5 16 (4.20%) Citrix
6 14 (3.67%) EMC
6 14 (3.67%) IBM
7 13 (3.41%) Cisco
8 12 (3.15%) Intel Security
9 10 (2.62%) CheckPoint
9 10 (2.62%) Clearswift
9 10 (2.62%) Cognos
9 10 (2.62%) HP
10 6 (1.57%) Google
10 6 (1.57%) Tableau
11 4 (1.05%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.05%) Teradata
12 3 (0.79%) Informatica
12 3 (0.79%) Lotus
12 3 (0.79%) WorldPay
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