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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 197 212 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.58% 13.07% 12.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.59% 39.55% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 154 109
Median daily rate £338 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £250 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £459 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £15.40 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £28.40 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +12.00%
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
644 536 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.59% 33.05% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 353 262
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 17
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -3 7 £220 -41.33% 3
Stockport -14 5 £338 +12.50% 9
Bolton -5 4 £306 -5.76% 3
Oldham 0 2 - - 2
Bury - 2 £413 - 1
Cheadle 0 1 - - 3
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (27.92%) SQL Server
1 98 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (25.36%) Oracle
3 72 (20.51%) .NET
4 69 (19.66%) Java
5 58 (16.52%) XML
6 57 (16.24%) JavaScript
7 54 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 53 (15.10%) C#
9 49 (13.96%) Finance
10 46 (13.11%) PL/SQL
11 44 (12.54%) Linux
11 44 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (12.25%) HTML
13 40 (11.40%) T-SQL
14 39 (11.11%) CSS
15 38 (10.83%) MVC
16 37 (10.54%) ASP.NET
17 36 (10.26%) Web Services
17 36 (10.26%) Windows
18 35 (9.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 34 (9.69%) TDD
19 34 (9.69%) MS Excel
20 33 (9.40%) ETL
21 30 (8.55%) Migration
21 30 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 29 (8.26%) jQuery
23 26 (7.41%) Scrum
24 25 (7.12%) Active Directory
24 25 (7.12%) Oracle Database

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 17 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.70%) SAS
3 12 (3.42%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.99%) IIS
7 6 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.42%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.42%) JBoss
8 5 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.14%) CMS
9 4 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.85%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.57%) Confluence
11 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.57%) nginx
11 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.85%) MS Office
3 5 (1.42%) MS Project
4 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 5 (1.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.85%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.57%) Magento
6 2 (0.57%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.57%) Unica
7 1 (0.28%) BASE24
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.28%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.71%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.42%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.57%) Office 365
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.28%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.13%) Firewall
2 9 (2.56%) HTTP
3 6 (1.71%) DHCP
4 5 (1.42%) SAN
4 5 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.14%) DNS
5 4 (1.14%) LAN
5 4 (1.14%) Network Security
5 4 (1.14%) VLAN
6 3 (0.85%) Internet
6 3 (0.85%) VPN
6 3 (0.85%) WAN
6 3 (0.85%) WLAN
7 2 (0.57%) FTP
7 2 (0.57%) NAS
7 2 (0.57%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.28%) AMQP
8 1 (0.28%) DAB
8 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (27.92%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (7.12%) Oracle Database
5 22 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (3.99%) NoSQL
8 13 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.42%) DB2
9 12 (3.42%) MySQL
10 11 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (2.85%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.99%) Oracle9i Database
14 6 (1.71%) DataStage
14 6 (1.71%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (5.41%) JIRA
2 18 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.99%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (3.99%) Subversion
4 13 (3.70%) Selenium
5 11 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.85%) HP UFT
7 9 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.99%) PeopleTools
9 7 (1.99%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.71%) JUnit
11 5 (1.42%) Maven
11 5 (1.42%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.14%) gulp
13 3 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.85%) Grunt
13 3 (0.85%) Mockito
13 3 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 49 (13.96%) Finance
2 15 (4.27%) Banking
2 15 (4.27%) Retail
3 6 (1.71%) Marketing
4 4 (1.14%) Advertising
5 3 (0.85%) Back Office
5 3 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.57%) Billing
6 2 (0.57%) Legal
6 2 (0.57%) Local Government
6 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Front Office
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 169 (48.15%) Developer
2 73 (20.80%) Analyst
3 51 (14.53%) SQL Developer
4 35 (9.97%) .NET Developer
5 25 (7.12%) C# Developer
6 24 (6.84%) Consultant
7 21 (5.98%) Java Developer
8 20 (5.70%) Test Analyst
9 19 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (5.13%) Data Analyst
11 17 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 16 (4.56%) SQL Analyst
13 15 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (4.27%) Oracle Developer
14 14 (3.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 12 (3.42%) DBA
16 11 (3.13%) Senior Developer
17 10 (2.85%) SQL DBA
18 9 (2.56%) Oracle Forms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (20.51%) .NET
2 58 (16.52%) XML
3 43 (12.25%) HTML
4 39 (11.11%) CSS
5 37 (10.54%) ASP.NET
6 36 (10.26%) Web Services
7 29 (8.26%) jQuery
8 23 (6.55%) AngularJS
9 22 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (5.41%) JSON
10 19 (5.41%) Spring
11 18 (5.13%) REST
12 16 (4.56%) SOAP
13 14 (3.99%) HTML5
13 14 (3.99%) RESTful
14 11 (3.13%) Ajax
15 10 (2.85%) CSS3
16 9 (2.56%) .NET Framework
16 9 (2.56%) Entity Framework
16 9 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (4.27%) NHS
2 9 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 8 (2.28%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.42%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.42%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.14%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.14%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.14%) iPad
5 4 (1.14%) User Experience
6 3 (0.85%) Clustering
6 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.85%) Cryptography
6 3 (0.85%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.54%) Linux
2 36 (10.26%) Windows
3 22 (6.27%) Unix
4 18 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.71%) AIX
6 4 (1.14%) Solaris
6 4 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.57%) HPUX
8 2 (0.57%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (10.83%) MVC
4 34 (9.69%) TDD
5 33 (9.40%) ETL
6 30 (8.55%) Migration
7 26 (7.41%) Scrum
8 20 (5.70%) CRM
8 20 (5.70%) Data Modelling
9 19 (5.41%) Test Scripting
10 18 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (5.13%) E-Commerce
10 18 (5.13%) ERP
11 17 (4.84%) Data Migration
11 17 (4.84%) Software Engineering
12 16 (4.56%) Unit Testing
13 15 (4.27%) BDD
13 15 (4.27%) Web Development
14 14 (3.99%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (3.70%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (19.66%) Java
2 57 (16.24%) JavaScript
3 53 (15.10%) C#
4 46 (13.11%) PL/SQL
5 40 (11.40%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.56%) PHP
7 15 (4.27%) Ruby
8 10 (2.85%) Python
9 9 (2.56%) Scala
10 7 (1.99%) PeopleCode
10 7 (1.99%) SQR
10 7 (1.99%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.99%) VBA
11 6 (1.71%) C
11 6 (1.71%) C++
12 5 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.42%) VB
13 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.85%) Go
13 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (2.28%) Degree
1 8 (2.28%) ISTQB
1 8 (2.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.99%) ISEB
3 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.85%) CCNA
5 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.85%) MCSE
5 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) MCP
7 1 (0.28%) CCNP
7 1 (0.28%) CNE
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) MCSA
7 1 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.28%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.28%) OCP
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.13%) QA
2 8 (2.28%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.42%) SLA
4 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) CDISC
5 1 (0.28%) HL7
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (7.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.99%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.57%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) Docker
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) UAG
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) Xen
5 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.57%) DameWare
3 2 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.57%) Puppet
3 2 (0.57%) SCCM
3 2 (0.57%) SCOM
3 2 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.28%) Packer
4 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.28%) Terraform
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 89 (25.36%) Oracle
2 54 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.56%) IBM
3 16 (4.56%) VMware
4 14 (3.99%) HP
5 13 (3.70%) Citrix
6 11 (3.13%) Cisco
6 11 (3.13%) EMC
7 10 (2.85%) SAP
8 9 (2.56%) Google
9 8 (2.28%) Intel Security
10 7 (1.99%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.99%) Clearswift
10 7 (1.99%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.71%) Teradata
12 5 (1.42%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.14%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.14%) Cognos
13 4 (1.14%) Tableau
14 3 (0.85%) Trillium
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Intech 7
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £270 - 300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Irlam / Bolton, North West
ACDOCO LIMITED
Rate: £150-£400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago