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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 18 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 132 170 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.19% 11.18% 13.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.35% 36.40% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 109 114
Median daily rate £338 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £273 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -29.68%
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
542 467 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.52% 30.72% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 290 263
Median daily rate £375 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Median hourly rate £28.50 £19.25 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.05% -48.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.95 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.25 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -9 5 £383 +15.90% 8
Salford -12 1 £300 -18.64%
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 105 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (26.59%) SQL Server
3 91 (25.21%) Oracle
4 85 (23.55%) Java
5 68 (18.84%) .NET
6 65 (18.01%) XML
7 61 (16.90%) Linux
8 57 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 57 (15.79%) TDD
9 56 (15.51%) Web Services
10 47 (13.02%) C#
10 47 (13.02%) T-SQL
11 46 (12.74%) Microsoft
11 46 (12.74%) Finance
11 46 (12.74%) Amazon AWS
12 44 (12.19%) Scrum
13 42 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
13 42 (11.63%) REST
14 39 (10.80%) MS Excel
15 38 (10.53%) ETL
16 36 (9.97%) ASP.NET
16 36 (9.97%) Windows
17 35 (9.70%) PL/SQL
17 35 (9.70%) CSS
17 35 (9.70%) Migration
17 35 (9.70%) NoSQL
18 34 (9.42%) MVC
18 34 (9.42%) HTML
18 34 (9.42%) JSON
19 32 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 12 (3.32%) SAS
1 12 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.49%) IIS
3 8 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (1.66%) CloudStack
5 6 (1.66%) Node.js
5 6 (1.66%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.39%) CMS
6 5 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.11%) Apache
7 4 (1.11%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.11%) JBoss
8 3 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.55%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.55%) nginx
10 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 39 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.05%) MS Office
3 8 (2.22%) MS Project
4 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.28%) Mingle
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.39%) BASE24
3 5 (1.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 5 (1.39%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.55%) Magento
6 2 (0.55%) Unica
6 2 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (12.74%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.66%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.11%) SaaS
5 2 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.55%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.31%) HTTP
2 8 (2.22%) Intranet
3 6 (1.66%) SAN
4 5 (1.39%) ATM
4 5 (1.39%) Network Security
4 5 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.11%) DHCP
5 4 (1.11%) Firewall
6 3 (0.83%) DNS
6 3 (0.83%) LAN
6 3 (0.83%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.83%) SSL
7 2 (0.55%) FTP
7 2 (0.55%) Internet
7 2 (0.55%) NAS
7 2 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.55%) SMTP
7 2 (0.55%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (26.59%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.70%) NoSQL
3 32 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (6.65%) Oracle Database
6 22 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (3.05%) Oracle ODI
10 11 (3.05%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.77%) DB2
11 10 (2.77%) MySQL
12 8 (2.22%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (1.66%) DataStage
14 6 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (5.54%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.99%) JIRA
3 17 (4.71%) Selenium
4 16 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.88%) Visual Studio
6 12 (3.32%) Subversion
7 11 (3.05%) HP UFT
7 11 (3.05%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.49%) Cucumber
8 9 (2.49%) JUnit
9 7 (1.94%) PeopleTools
10 6 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.66%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.39%) Grunt
11 5 (1.39%) Maven
11 5 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (1.39%) Toad
12 4 (1.11%) Moq
12 4 (1.11%) TestDirector
13 3 (0.83%) MSTest
General
1 46 (12.74%) Finance
2 27 (7.48%) Retail
3 17 (4.71%) Banking
4 5 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (0.83%) Games
5 3 (0.83%) Marketing
5 3 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.55%) Billing
6 2 (0.55%) Legal
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (45.15%) Developer
2 83 (22.99%) Analyst
3 42 (11.63%) SQL Developer
4 29 (8.03%) Java Developer
5 27 (7.48%) Consultant
6 25 (6.93%) .NET Developer
7 23 (6.37%) Test Analyst
8 19 (5.26%) Data Analyst
9 18 (4.99%) C# Developer
9 18 (4.99%) Scala Developer
10 17 (4.71%) Software Developer
11 16 (4.43%) Support Analyst
12 14 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 13 (3.60%) SQL Analyst
14 12 (3.32%) DBA
14 12 (3.32%) Technical Leader
15 11 (3.05%) Web Developer
16 10 (2.77%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (18.84%) .NET
2 65 (18.01%) XML
3 56 (15.51%) Web Services
4 42 (11.63%) REST
5 36 (9.97%) ASP.NET
6 35 (9.70%) CSS
7 34 (9.42%) HTML
7 34 (9.42%) JSON
8 29 (8.03%) RESTful
9 19 (5.26%) jQuery
10 15 (4.16%) SOAP
10 15 (4.16%) XSLT
11 14 (3.88%) Spring
12 13 (3.60%) AngularJS
12 13 (3.60%) HTML5
13 10 (2.77%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (1.66%) J2EE
14 6 (1.66%) Software Packaging
14 6 (1.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.49%) Public Cloud
3 8 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 8 (2.22%) NHS
4 7 (1.94%) Data Structures
4 7 (1.94%) Replication
4 7 (1.94%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.66%) Social Media
6 5 (1.39%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.39%) Clustering
6 5 (1.39%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.39%) EMV
6 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.39%) Tandem
7 4 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.11%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.11%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.90%) Linux
2 36 (9.97%) Windows
3 30 (8.31%) Unix
4 12 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.66%) AIX
7 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.83%) Solaris
8 3 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.28%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.28%) HPUX
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (15.79%) TDD
3 44 (12.19%) Scrum
4 42 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (10.53%) ETL
6 35 (9.70%) Migration
7 34 (9.42%) MVC
8 30 (8.31%) BDD
9 27 (7.48%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (6.93%) High Availability
11 23 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (6.37%) Test Scripting
12 21 (5.82%) Software Engineering
13 18 (4.99%) Unit Testing
13 18 (4.99%) Web Development
14 17 (4.71%) CRM
15 16 (4.43%) E-Commerce
16 15 (4.16%) Data Modelling
16 15 (4.16%) ERP
17 14 (3.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 85 (23.55%) Java
2 57 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 47 (13.02%) C#
3 47 (13.02%) T-SQL
4 35 (9.70%) PL/SQL
5 30 (8.31%) Scala
6 21 (5.82%) Ruby
7 19 (5.26%) Python
8 16 (4.43%) PHP
9 10 (2.77%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.22%) PeopleCode
10 8 (2.22%) SQR
11 7 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.94%) VB
11 7 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.94%) VBScript
12 5 (1.39%) C
12 5 (1.39%) COBOL
12 5 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (2.77%) Degree
2 9 (2.49%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.39%) ISEB
4 5 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.83%) CISSP
6 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.55%) MCP
8 1 (0.28%) HND
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) OCP
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.60%) QA
2 10 (2.77%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.55%) SLA
6 1 (0.28%) BS7666
6 1 (0.28%) CDISC
6 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.66%) vSphere
2 6 (1.66%) Xen
2 6 (1.66%) XenServer
3 3 (0.83%) Docker
3 3 (0.83%) UAG
3 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.77%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.94%) Puppet
3 6 (1.66%) Cobbler
3 6 (1.66%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.83%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.55%) DameWare
5 2 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.55%) SCCM
5 2 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.28%) Ansible
6 1 (0.28%) Packer
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 91 (25.21%) Oracle
2 46 (12.74%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.26%) IBM
4 16 (4.43%) HP
5 9 (2.49%) VMware
6 8 (2.22%) Citrix
6 8 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (1.94%) Cisco
8 6 (1.66%) EnterpriseDB
8 6 (1.66%) Google
8 6 (1.66%) Teradata
9 5 (1.39%) EMC
9 5 (1.39%) SAP
9 5 (1.39%) Talend
10 4 (1.11%) Facebook
10 4 (1.11%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.11%) Tableau
10 4 (1.11%) Twitter
11 3 (0.83%) 3PAR
11 3 (0.83%) Splunk
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £212.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £220 - £221 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £23400 - £31200 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £23 - £32 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Wigan
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago