The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Manchester / Salford
Rank 21 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 7.14% 36.84% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.79% 46.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 2
Median daily rate £358 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -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 Salford region.

Programming Languages Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
38 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 45.24% 78.95% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 8
Median daily rate £400 £425 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Salford region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Salford

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Salford region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Salford region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Salford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) JUnit
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) HTTP
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (37.50%) RESTful
2 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (37.50%) REST
2 6 (37.50%) High Availability
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (12.50%) MarkLogic
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (6.25%) Power BI
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JUnit
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) DBA
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) SQL DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Scala Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) REST
1 6 (37.50%) RESTful
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) JSON
3 3 (18.75%) Node.js
3 3 (18.75%) XSLT
4 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (12.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) BDD
1 6 (37.50%) High Availability
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Document Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Scala
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) DBS Check
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Twitter
3 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau