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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Manchester
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 190 231 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.13% 13.04% 16.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.76% 33.43% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 127 158
Median daily rate £336 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.93% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% -1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £40.00 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+55.10% -14.60%

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
580 691 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.12% 39.02% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 417 369
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £275
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 7 22 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -13 9 £363 -14.70% 5
Stockport +9 6 £263 -23.63% 13
Bolton -3 6 £363 +17.88% 4
Wigan -1 2 £319 -
Altrincham - 2 £375 - 9
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 124 (32.12%) SQL Server
2 104 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (26.17%) .NET
4 81 (20.98%) Oracle
5 76 (19.69%) C#
6 73 (18.91%) JavaScript
7 65 (16.84%) Java
8 62 (16.06%) HTML
8 62 (16.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (15.03%) Microsoft
10 55 (14.25%) Business Intelligence
11 54 (13.99%) Finance
12 50 (12.95%) MVC
12 50 (12.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 48 (12.44%) TDD
13 48 (12.44%) Windows
14 47 (12.18%) Web Services
15 46 (11.92%) CSS
16 45 (11.66%) Linux
17 44 (11.40%) Migration
18 43 (11.14%) ASP.NET
18 43 (11.14%) BDD
19 42 (10.88%) XML
20 39 (10.10%) NoSQL
20 39 (10.10%) REST
21 37 (9.59%) Scrum
22 34 (8.81%) T-SQL
22 34 (8.81%) Test Scripting
23 33 (8.55%) Software Engineering
23 33 (8.55%) PL/SQL

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 11 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.33%) CMS
3 8 (2.07%) Confluence
3 8 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.30%) SAS
5 5 (1.30%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.04%) Sitefinity
6 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.78%) nginx
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.52%) IIS
8 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.52%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.52%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.59%) MS Office
3 5 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.52%) SPSS
5 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) BASE24
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.30%) Office 365
4 4 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.04%) Slack
5 3 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.78%) CloudFront
5 3 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.96%) HTTP
2 7 (1.81%) Firewall
2 7 (1.81%) Internet
3 4 (1.04%) DNS
3 4 (1.04%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.04%) SAN
4 3 (0.78%) DHCP
4 3 (0.78%) VLAN
4 3 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.52%) FTP
5 2 (0.52%) LAN
5 2 (0.52%) SSL
5 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.52%) VPN
5 2 (0.52%) WAN
5 2 (0.52%) WLAN
6 1 (0.26%) ATM
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
6 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.26%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (32.12%) SQL Server
2 62 (16.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (12.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (10.10%) NoSQL
5 31 (8.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (7.51%) Oracle Database
6 29 (7.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (6.22%) MySQL
9 21 (5.44%) Relational Database
10 18 (4.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (4.66%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (3.63%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (3.37%) MongoDB
13 12 (3.11%) Power BI
14 11 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (2.85%) QlikView
15 10 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.51%) JIRA
3 26 (6.74%) JUnit
4 17 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.63%) Selenium
6 13 (3.37%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.11%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.11%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.07%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.55%) Maven
10 4 (1.04%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.04%) Subversion
11 3 (0.78%) AccuRev
11 3 (0.78%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.78%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.78%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.78%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.52%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.52%) Toad
General
1 54 (13.99%) Finance
2 18 (4.66%) Retail
3 13 (3.37%) Banking
4 9 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.55%) Marketing
6 4 (1.04%) Electronics
6 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.78%) Advertising
7 3 (0.78%) Legal
7 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 189 (48.96%) Developer
2 62 (16.06%) Analyst
3 45 (11.66%) SQL Developer
4 42 (10.88%) .NET Developer
5 31 (8.03%) DBA
6 27 (6.99%) Java Developer
6 27 (6.99%) SQL DBA
7 22 (5.70%) C# Developer
8 20 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 16 (4.15%) Consultant
10 16 (4.15%) Test Analyst
11 15 (3.89%) Software Engineer
12 13 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (3.11%) CRM Developer
13 12 (3.11%) Oracle Developer
14 11 (2.85%) Administrator
14 11 (2.85%) Architect
14 11 (2.85%) ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (2.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (26.17%) .NET
2 62 (16.06%) HTML
3 47 (12.18%) Web Services
4 46 (11.92%) CSS
5 43 (11.14%) ASP.NET
6 42 (10.88%) XML
7 39 (10.10%) REST
8 33 (8.55%) AngularJS
9 31 (8.03%) SOAP
10 25 (6.48%) jQuery
11 24 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (5.96%) .NET Framework
13 22 (5.70%) HTML5
13 22 (5.70%) JSON
13 22 (5.70%) Spring
14 21 (5.44%) RESTful
15 20 (5.18%) Node.js
16 18 (4.66%) Entity Framework
17 17 (4.40%) WCF
18 15 (3.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.11%) NHS
3 11 (2.85%) Replication
4 6 (1.55%) User Experience
5 5 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle Licensing
7 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.78%) Clustering
7 3 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.52%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.52%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) BYOD
9 1 (0.26%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.26%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.44%) Windows
2 45 (11.66%) Linux
3 24 (6.22%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.66%) Unix
5 14 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.81%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.55%) Android
9 6 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.04%) CentOS
12 3 (0.78%) AIX
12 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.52%) Solaris
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.26%) HPUX
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (14.25%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (12.95%) MVC
4 48 (12.44%) TDD
5 44 (11.40%) Migration
6 43 (11.14%) BDD
7 37 (9.59%) Scrum
8 34 (8.81%) Test Scripting
9 33 (8.55%) ETL
9 33 (8.55%) Software Engineering
10 31 (8.03%) Data Modelling
11 30 (7.77%) High Availability
12 29 (7.51%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (6.74%) CRM
14 21 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (4.66%) E-Commerce
15 18 (4.66%) Project Management
16 16 (4.15%) OO
17 15 (3.89%) Data Migration
18 14 (3.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (19.69%) C#
2 73 (18.91%) JavaScript
3 65 (16.84%) Java
4 34 (8.81%) T-SQL
5 33 (8.55%) PL/SQL
6 20 (5.18%) Python
7 15 (3.89%) C++
8 12 (3.11%) Scala
9 9 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.81%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.55%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.55%) PHP
11 6 (1.55%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.55%) VBA
12 4 (1.04%) R
13 3 (0.78%) Ruby
14 2 (0.52%) COBOL
14 2 (0.52%) Groovy
14 2 (0.52%) VB6
14 2 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (2.85%) Degree
2 8 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.81%) DBS Check
4 6 (1.55%) ISEB
5 3 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.52%) CCNA
6 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.52%) MCSE
7 1 (0.26%) CISSP
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) OCP
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.92%) QA
2 7 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.04%) Docker
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (1.04%) XenApp
4 3 (0.78%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.78%) vSphere
5 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.26%) NFS
6 1 (0.26%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.26%) Varnish
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.07%) Puppet
2 7 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.30%) Ansible
3 5 (1.30%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.30%) SCOM
4 4 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.78%) Packer
6 2 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.26%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.26%) Wonderware InTouch
7 1 (0.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 81 (20.98%) Oracle
2 58 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.89%) Tableau
4 14 (3.63%) VMware
5 10 (2.59%) SAP
6 8 (2.07%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.30%) HP
8 4 (1.04%) arcserve
8 4 (1.04%) Cisco
8 4 (1.04%) Citrix
8 4 (1.04%) Google
8 4 (1.04%) Perforce
8 4 (1.04%) Twitter
9 3 (0.78%) Blue Coat
9 3 (0.78%) IBM
9 3 (0.78%) New Relic
9 3 (0.78%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.52%) Civica
10 2 (0.52%) NetApp
10 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
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