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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 210 241 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.83% 17.07% 15.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.54% 45.05% 42.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 143 76
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£345 £325 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +13.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £17.25 £69.16 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.05% +130.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £28.49 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £109.83 £113.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
518 535 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.64% 37.89% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 320 171
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £53.99 £122.10
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport +4 6 £330 - 14
Salford +3 5 £331 - 3
Bolton +1 4 £338 +12.50% 3
Bury 0 3 £380 +1.33% 4
Cheadle -1 1 - - 1
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 4
Sale - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 8
Wigan - - - - 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 128 (30.05%) SQL Server
2 108 (25.35%) Oracle
3 104 (24.41%) Finance
4 84 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
5 76 (17.84%) .NET
5 76 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (16.90%) T-SQL
7 66 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 62 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (14.55%) Microsoft
9 56 (13.15%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (12.21%) C#
11 51 (11.97%) Windows
12 48 (11.27%) JavaScript
13 47 (11.03%) PL/SQL
14 42 (9.86%) HTML
14 42 (9.86%) ETL
15 40 (9.39%) Java
16 39 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
17 38 (8.92%) Web Services
18 37 (8.69%) Linux
18 37 (8.69%) CSS
19 36 (8.45%) Migration
19 36 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 35 (8.22%) QA
21 34 (7.98%) XML
22 33 (7.75%) MVC
22 33 (7.75%) Oracle Database
23 32 (7.51%) ASP.NET
24 29 (6.81%) Data Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (3.99%) SAS
1 17 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.82%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.82%) Apache
3 11 (2.58%) NetWeaver
4 9 (2.11%) IIS
5 7 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.64%) CMS
6 6 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.17%) JBoss
8 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.47%) nginx
10 2 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.23%) MS Office
3 5 (1.17%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (6.10%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.05%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (3.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.58%) SAP SRM
4 10 (2.35%) Maximo
5 9 (2.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.94%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.70%) Agresso
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle Payroll
8 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.47%) Office 365
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.35%) HTTP
2 9 (2.11%) LAN
3 7 (1.64%) SAN
3 7 (1.64%) Firewall
4 5 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.17%) DNS
5 4 (0.94%) Internet
5 4 (0.94%) IP Telephony
5 4 (0.94%) VLAN
6 3 (0.70%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.47%) SSH
7 2 (0.47%) Extranet
7 2 (0.47%) SSL
7 2 (0.47%) VoIP
7 2 (0.47%) WAN
7 2 (0.47%) SMTP
7 2 (0.47%) SNMP
8 1 (0.23%) LDAP
8 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (30.05%) SQL Server
2 66 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (13.15%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (7.75%) Oracle Database
8 25 (5.87%) QlikView
8 25 (5.87%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (3.76%) Big Data
9 16 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (2.82%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (2.82%) SAP BW
10 12 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (2.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 10 (2.35%) RDBMS
13 9 (2.11%) MySQL
13 9 (2.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (5.40%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (4.23%) Subversion
2 18 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.52%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.29%) Visual Studio
5 13 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (2.35%) SoapUI
6 10 (2.35%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (2.11%) Selenium
7 9 (2.11%) JIRA
8 8 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.17%) Hudson
9 5 (1.17%) Toad
9 5 (1.17%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.94%) WiX
10 4 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.70%) Ant
11 3 (0.70%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.47%) ERwin
General
1 104 (24.41%) Finance
2 18 (4.23%) Banking
3 17 (3.99%) Retail
4 9 (2.11%) Advertising
5 7 (1.64%) Local Government
5 7 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.41%) Marketing
7 4 (0.94%) Legal
8 3 (0.70%) Publishing
8 3 (0.70%) Law
8 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 196 (46.01%) Developer
2 94 (22.07%) Analyst
3 43 (10.09%) SQL Developer
4 38 (8.92%) Data Analyst
5 37 (8.69%) .NET Developer
6 28 (6.57%) Consultant
7 27 (6.34%) DBA
8 25 (5.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 21 (4.93%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.69%) Architect
10 20 (4.69%) SQL DBA
11 16 (3.76%) Oracle Developer
11 16 (3.76%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (2.82%) Business Analyst
14 11 (2.58%) Project Manager
14 11 (2.58%) Support Analyst
14 11 (2.58%) Administrator
14 11 (2.58%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (17.84%) .NET
2 42 (9.86%) HTML
3 38 (8.92%) Web Services
4 37 (8.69%) CSS
5 34 (7.98%) XML
6 32 (7.51%) ASP.NET
7 28 (6.57%) jQuery
8 27 (6.34%) .NET Framework
9 19 (4.46%) LINQ
9 19 (4.46%) Entity Framework
10 17 (3.99%) WCF
11 16 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (3.29%) Ajax
13 12 (2.82%) SOAP
13 12 (2.82%) RESTful
14 10 (2.35%) HTML5
14 10 (2.35%) XSLT
14 10 (2.35%) Spring
14 10 (2.35%) JSON
14 10 (2.35%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.34%) NHS
3 14 (3.29%) Open Source
4 7 (1.64%) Clustering
5 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.17%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.17%) Replication
7 4 (0.94%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.94%) Life Science
7 4 (0.94%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.70%) User Experience
8 3 (0.70%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.70%) Derivative
9 2 (0.47%) Statistics
9 2 (0.47%) Informatics
9 2 (0.47%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.97%) Windows
2 37 (8.69%) Linux
3 16 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (2.35%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.41%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.94%) VMS
7 4 (0.94%) UNIX
8 3 (0.70%) HPUX
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
2 76 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (9.86%) ETL
4 36 (8.45%) Migration
5 33 (7.75%) MVC
6 29 (6.81%) Data Analysis
7 25 (5.87%) TDD
7 25 (5.87%) Unit Testing
8 24 (5.63%) OO
9 22 (5.16%) CRM
10 19 (4.46%) SOA
10 19 (4.46%) Data Migration
11 17 (3.99%) Scrum
12 14 (3.29%) Software Engineering
12 14 (3.29%) Data Modelling
12 14 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (3.05%) Analytics
13 13 (3.05%) Web Development
14 12 (2.82%) Data Management
14 12 (2.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (16.90%) T-SQL
2 52 (12.21%) C#
3 48 (11.27%) JavaScript
4 47 (11.03%) PL/SQL
5 40 (9.39%) Java
6 23 (5.40%) VBA
7 14 (3.29%) PHP
8 13 (3.05%) Python
9 12 (2.82%) C++
10 10 (2.35%) Groovy
10 10 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.41%) VB
13 5 (1.17%) Perl
13 5 (1.17%) Ruby
13 5 (1.17%) XPath
14 4 (0.94%) C
15 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.70%) VBScript
15 3 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (3.76%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.35%) Degree
2 10 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.94%) ISEB
4 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.47%) MCSE
6 2 (0.47%) CCNA
6 2 (0.47%) CCDA
6 2 (0.47%) CCDP
7 1 (0.23%) MCSA
7 1 (0.23%) MCP
7 1 (0.23%) CISSP
7 1 (0.23%) ACCA
7 1 (0.23%) CISA
7 1 (0.23%) CISM
7 1 (0.23%) CIMA
7 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.22%) QA
2 4 (0.94%) SLA
2 4 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.47%) vSphere
4 2 (0.47%) UAG
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.23%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.94%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.70%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (0.70%) Hyperic
3 3 (0.70%) SCOM
3 3 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.47%) SCCM
5 1 (0.23%) WSUS
5 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.23%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 108 (25.35%) Oracle
2 62 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.69%) Business Objects
4 18 (4.23%) SAP
5 15 (3.52%) VMware
6 12 (2.82%) HP
7 11 (2.58%) Cognos
7 11 (2.58%) Teradata
8 9 (2.11%) Citrix
8 9 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.88%) Informatica
10 6 (1.41%) Cisco
11 5 (1.17%) IBM
11 5 (1.17%) Apple
11 5 (1.17%) Symantec
12 4 (0.94%) Talend
12 4 (0.94%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.94%) NetApp
12 4 (0.94%) Jaspersoft
13 3 (0.70%) Lotus
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £40,000 - £50,000 equivalent Pro-rata (Depending on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £16 - £1718 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £30,178-£33,998
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £27,924-£31,160
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago