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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 16 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 137 192 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.71% 12.86% 12.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.86% 40.00% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 136 102
Median daily rate £333 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
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
551 480 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.99% 32.15% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 309 257
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 £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 16
Median hourly rate £32.25 £20.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.25% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £38.80 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 June 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 June 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 -40.33% 2
Stockport -15 5 £416 +33.20% 13
Bury -1 2 £413 +8.55%
Bolton -3 1 £325 - 5
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 98 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (24.84%) Oracle
3 77 (24.21%) SQL Server
4 70 (22.01%) Java
5 59 (18.55%) .NET
6 58 (18.24%) XML
7 53 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 49 (15.41%) Linux
9 43 (13.52%) C#
10 42 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 41 (12.89%) Web Services
11 41 (12.89%) Finance
11 41 (12.89%) TDD
12 37 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (11.32%) PL/SQL
14 33 (10.38%) T-SQL
14 33 (10.38%) HTML
14 33 (10.38%) CSS
14 33 (10.38%) Windows
14 33 (10.38%) MS Excel
14 33 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
15 31 (9.75%) MVC
15 31 (9.75%) Scrum
16 30 (9.43%) ASP.NET
16 30 (9.43%) ETL
17 28 (8.81%) Migration
18 27 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 26 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 25 (7.86%) REST
21 24 (7.55%) Unix

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 13 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.46%) SAS
3 8 (2.52%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (1.89%) CMS
5 6 (1.89%) IIS
5 6 (1.89%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.57%) JBoss
6 5 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.26%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.26%) CloudStack
7 4 (1.26%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.94%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.63%) Apache
9 2 (0.63%) nginx
9 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.46%) MS Office
3 5 (1.57%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.57%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 5 (1.57%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 4 (1.26%) BASE24
3 4 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.94%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.63%) Magento
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.63%) Unica
6 1 (0.31%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.63%) Office 365
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.03%) HTTP
2 7 (2.20%) Firewall
3 6 (1.89%) DHCP
4 5 (1.57%) LAN
4 5 (1.57%) SAN
5 4 (1.26%) ATM
5 4 (1.26%) DNS
5 4 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.26%) VLAN
6 3 (0.94%) Internet
6 3 (0.94%) Intranet
6 3 (0.94%) Network Security
6 3 (0.94%) VPN
6 3 (0.94%) WAN
6 3 (0.94%) WLAN
7 2 (0.63%) FTP
7 2 (0.63%) NAS
7 2 (0.63%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.63%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (24.21%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.92%) NoSQL
5 21 (6.60%) Oracle Database
6 19 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (3.77%) MySQL
9 11 (3.46%) DB2
9 11 (3.46%) Relational Database
10 10 (3.14%) Oracle ODI
10 10 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.89%) DataStage
12 6 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (5.35%) JIRA
2 16 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.40%) Selenium
4 12 (3.77%) Subversion
5 11 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.14%) HP UFT
7 9 (2.83%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.52%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.20%) JUnit
9 7 (2.20%) PeopleTools
9 7 (2.20%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.89%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.26%) Maven
11 4 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.94%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.94%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.94%) Mockito
12 3 (0.94%) TestDirector
12 3 (0.94%) Toad
General
1 41 (12.89%) Finance
2 23 (7.23%) Retail
3 15 (4.72%) Banking
4 4 (1.26%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Back Office
6 2 (0.63%) Billing
6 2 (0.63%) Games
6 2 (0.63%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Local Government
6 2 (0.63%) Marketing
6 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 149 (46.86%) Developer
2 60 (18.87%) Analyst
3 44 (13.84%) SQL Developer
4 28 (8.81%) Consultant
5 25 (7.86%) .NET Developer
6 21 (6.60%) Java Developer
7 19 (5.97%) Test Analyst
8 18 (5.66%) C# Developer
9 15 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (4.40%) Data Analyst
11 12 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (3.77%) DBA
12 11 (3.46%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.46%) SQL DBA
12 11 (3.46%) Support Analyst
13 10 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 10 (3.14%) Oracle Developer
13 10 (3.14%) Technical Leader
13 10 (3.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (18.55%) .NET
2 58 (18.24%) XML
3 41 (12.89%) Web Services
4 33 (10.38%) CSS
4 33 (10.38%) HTML
5 30 (9.43%) ASP.NET
6 25 (7.86%) REST
7 24 (7.55%) jQuery
7 24 (7.55%) JSON
8 18 (5.66%) RESTful
9 15 (4.72%) AngularJS
9 15 (4.72%) SOAP
10 13 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (4.09%) Spring
11 10 (3.14%) Ajax
11 10 (3.14%) HTML5
12 9 (2.83%) XSLT
13 7 (2.20%) J2EE
13 7 (2.20%) WCF
14 6 (1.89%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.09%) NHS
3 9 (2.83%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.52%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.57%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.26%) Clustering
7 4 (1.26%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.26%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.26%) EMV
7 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.26%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.26%) iPad
7 4 (1.26%) Social Media
7 4 (1.26%) Tandem
8 3 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.94%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.41%) Linux
2 33 (10.38%) Windows
3 24 (7.55%) Unix
4 12 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.20%) AIX
6 5 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.26%) Solaris
7 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.63%) HPUX
9 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Android
10 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (12.89%) TDD
3 37 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (9.75%) MVC
4 31 (9.75%) Scrum
5 30 (9.43%) ETL
6 28 (8.81%) Migration
7 20 (6.29%) Test Scripting
8 19 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (5.66%) BDD
9 18 (5.66%) CRM
9 18 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (5.03%) ERP
10 16 (5.03%) Web Development
11 15 (4.72%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.72%) Software Engineering
11 15 (4.72%) Unit Testing
12 13 (4.09%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (3.77%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 70 (22.01%) Java
2 53 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 43 (13.52%) C#
4 36 (11.32%) PL/SQL
5 33 (10.38%) T-SQL
6 17 (5.35%) PHP
6 17 (5.35%) Ruby
7 15 (4.72%) Scala
8 13 (4.09%) Python
9 8 (2.52%) PeopleCode
9 8 (2.52%) SQR
10 6 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.89%) C
10 6 (1.89%) C++
10 6 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.57%) VB
11 5 (1.57%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.57%) VBA
12 4 (1.26%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (2.83%) Degree
2 8 (2.52%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.89%) ISEB
4 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.94%) CCNA
7 3 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.94%) CISSP
7 3 (0.94%) MCSE
8 2 (0.63%) MCP
9 1 (0.31%) CCNP
9 1 (0.31%) CNE
9 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.31%) MCSA
9 1 (0.31%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.31%) OCP
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.31%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.52%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.20%) QA
3 4 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.26%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.31%) CDISC
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.57%) vSphere
3 4 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.26%) Xen
3 4 (1.26%) XenServer
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.31%) Docker
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) UAG
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.57%) Puppet
3 4 (1.26%) Cobbler
3 4 (1.26%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.63%) DameWare
5 2 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.63%) SCCM
5 2 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.31%) Ansible
6 1 (0.31%) Packer
6 1 (0.31%) SCOM
6 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 79 (24.84%) Oracle
2 42 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.66%) IBM
4 14 (4.40%) HP
5 11 (3.46%) VMware
6 8 (2.52%) Cisco
6 8 (2.52%) Citrix
6 8 (2.52%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (2.20%) EMC
8 6 (1.89%) Google
8 6 (1.89%) Teradata
9 5 (1.57%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.26%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.26%) EnterpriseDB
10 4 (1.26%) Intel Security
10 4 (1.26%) Tableau
10 4 (1.26%) Talend
11 3 (0.94%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.94%) Clearswift
11 3 (0.94%) Lotus
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