The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.52% 20.45% 10.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 37.50% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +8.49%
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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
5 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 23.81% 54.55% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 14
Average daily rate £250 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £344 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Zope
2 3 (50.00%) Django
2 3 (50.00%) Mason
2 3 (50.00%) Memcached
2 3 (50.00%) Catalyst
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) HP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Zope
3 1 (16.67%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Perl Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Perl Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Django
1 3 (50.00%) Mason
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) Memcached
1 3 (50.00%) Catalyst
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Office Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) DSDM
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP