The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 164 153 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.10% 13.58% 13.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.94% 39.74% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 88 97
Average daily rate
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£320 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £272 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 21
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £17.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.75 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
444 385 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.46% 34.16% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 217 285
Average daily rate £325 £310 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 42
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
North West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
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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 0 15 £275 -14.06% 14
Salford +3 6 £323 +7.50% 4
Bolton +2 3 £225 -21.73% 2
Altrincham - 3 £238 - 3
Oldham 0 1 £350 - 2
Bury - 1 £325 - 6
Cheadle - 1 - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 6
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 156 (40.41%) SQL Server
2 100 (25.91%) .NET
3 99 (25.65%) Oracle
4 90 (23.32%) C#
4 90 (23.32%) Finance
5 88 (22.80%) T-SQL
6 68 (17.62%) JavaScript
7 63 (16.32%) Microsoft
8 60 (15.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 57 (14.77%) HTML
10 54 (13.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 53 (13.73%) PL/SQL
11 53 (13.73%) CSS
12 52 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
13 50 (12.95%) ASP.NET
14 48 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 46 (11.92%) Migration
16 45 (11.66%) Web Services
17 42 (10.88%) jQuery
18 40 (10.36%) OO
19 39 (10.10%) WCF
20 38 (9.84%) MS Excel
21 37 (9.59%) Windows
21 37 (9.59%) XML
22 33 (8.55%) MVC
23 31 (8.03%) ETL
23 31 (8.03%) Oracle Database
24 30 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
24 30 (7.77%) Java
25 25 (6.48%) OOD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 19 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.63%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.30%) SAS
5 5 (1.30%) CMS
6 4 (1.04%) WordPress
6 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.04%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.04%) IIS
6 4 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.30%) MS Office
3 4 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (5.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (4.92%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (4.66%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (3.11%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (2.33%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (1.81%) CSG Singleview
6 7 (1.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (1.81%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (1.81%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (1.81%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 7 (1.81%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (1.30%) Maximo
8 5 (1.30%) Oracle SCM
8 5 (1.30%) Magento
9 3 (0.78%) SAP PM
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) Office 365
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) PaaS
3 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.85%) SAN
2 8 (2.07%) LAN
2 8 (2.07%) HTTP
3 7 (1.81%) WAN
4 5 (1.30%) Firewall
5 4 (1.04%) Wireless
5 4 (1.04%) IPsec
5 4 (1.04%) Intranet
5 4 (1.04%) DHCP
5 4 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.04%) DNS
6 2 (0.52%) NAS
7 1 (0.26%) LDAP
7 1 (0.26%) VPN
7 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (40.41%) SQL Server
2 60 (15.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (13.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (8.03%) Oracle Database
6 30 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (3.63%) MS Access
10 13 (3.37%) MySQL
11 12 (3.11%) Relational Database
12 10 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.81%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (1.30%) Ingres
15 5 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.59%) Eclipse
2 9 (2.33%) Toad
2 9 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.30%) NUnit
4 5 (1.30%) Moq
4 5 (1.30%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.30%) ReSharper
5 4 (1.04%) Mockito
5 4 (1.04%) Selenium
5 4 (1.04%) JUnit
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.78%) JIRA
6 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.52%) MorphX
7 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.52%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.52%) ERwin
General
1 90 (23.32%) Finance
2 11 (2.85%) Retail
3 9 (2.33%) Advertising
4 8 (2.07%) Marketing
5 7 (1.81%) Billing
5 7 (1.81%) General Ledger
5 7 (1.81%) Banking
6 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.52%) Back Office
7 2 (0.52%) Electronics
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.26%) French Language
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
8 1 (0.26%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 204 (52.85%) Developer
2 85 (22.02%) Analyst
3 49 (12.69%) .NET Developer
4 33 (8.55%) C# Developer
5 27 (6.99%) SQL Developer
6 23 (5.96%) Consultant
6 23 (5.96%) DBA
6 23 (5.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 21 (5.44%) SQL DBA
7 21 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (5.18%) Data Analyst
8 20 (5.18%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (4.40%) Architect
10 16 (4.15%) Business Analyst
10 16 (4.15%) Web Developer
11 15 (3.89%) Test Analyst
12 12 (3.11%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (3.11%) Oracle Developer
12 12 (3.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (3.11%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (25.91%) .NET
2 57 (14.77%) HTML
3 53 (13.73%) CSS
4 50 (12.95%) ASP.NET
5 45 (11.66%) Web Services
6 42 (10.88%) jQuery
7 39 (10.10%) WCF
8 37 (9.59%) XML
9 23 (5.96%) HTML5
10 22 (5.70%) SOAP
11 19 (4.92%) WPF
12 17 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (3.37%) REST
13 13 (3.37%) .NET Framework
13 13 (3.37%) XSD
14 12 (3.11%) JSON
15 11 (2.85%) Ajax
15 11 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (2.59%) CSS3
17 9 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.89%) Replication
2 14 (3.63%) NHS
3 12 (3.11%) Data Extraction
4 10 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.59%) Clustering
5 7 (1.81%) RIA
6 4 (1.04%) Open Source
6 4 (1.04%) Statistics
7 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.52%) CMDB
8 2 (0.52%) PMI
8 2 (0.52%) DTV
8 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.52%) GIS
9 1 (0.26%) EPoS
9 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.26%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.59%) Windows
2 17 (4.40%) UNIX
3 10 (2.59%) Linux
4 9 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.30%) Fedora
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.26%) Android
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (11.92%) Migration
3 40 (10.36%) OO
4 33 (8.55%) MVC
5 31 (8.03%) ETL
6 25 (6.48%) OOD
6 25 (6.48%) Data Analysis
6 25 (6.48%) Data Migration
7 23 (5.96%) CRM
8 19 (4.92%) Scrum
9 17 (4.40%) TDD
9 17 (4.40%) Data Cleansing
10 16 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (4.15%) Asset Management
11 15 (3.89%) Unit Testing
12 14 (3.63%) Data Modelling
12 14 (3.63%) ITIL
12 14 (3.63%) Project Management
12 14 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (3.37%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 90 (23.32%) C#
2 88 (22.80%) T-SQL
3 68 (17.62%) JavaScript
4 53 (13.73%) PL/SQL
5 30 (7.77%) Java
6 22 (5.70%) VBA
7 12 (3.11%) PHP
8 10 (2.59%) VB
9 9 (2.33%) C++
10 7 (1.81%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.81%) Apex Code
11 6 (1.55%) Python
12 5 (1.30%) VB6
13 4 (1.04%) Ruby
13 4 (1.04%) X++
13 4 (1.04%) C
14 3 (0.78%) Groovy
14 3 (0.78%) Scala
15 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (3.11%) Degree
2 10 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.30%) MCP
5 4 (1.04%) MCSE
5 4 (1.04%) MCSA
5 4 (1.04%) ISEB
5 4 (1.04%) MCTS
5 4 (1.04%) MCITP
6 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.78%) CCA
7 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.04%) SLA
2 3 (0.78%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) Basel III
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (3.11%) Hyper-V
2 11 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.33%) SCCM
1 9 (2.33%) SCOM
2 5 (1.30%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.04%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.04%) SCSM
4 2 (0.52%) Puppet
4 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 99 (25.65%) Oracle
2 63 (16.32%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.40%) Citrix
3 17 (4.40%) VMware
4 12 (3.11%) Cisco
5 9 (2.33%) Avaya
6 8 (2.07%) SAP
6 8 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.07%) Symantec
7 6 (1.55%) Sage
8 5 (1.30%) McAfee
8 5 (1.30%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.30%) IBM
8 5 (1.30%) HP
8 5 (1.30%) Informatica
9 4 (1.04%) Lotus
9 4 (1.04%) Nortel
9 4 (1.04%) Adobe
9 4 (1.04%) JBoss
9 4 (1.04%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £291 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Westbourne Partners
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Up to 320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago