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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 17.39% 7.14% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 15.38% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
SQL
Manchester

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
11 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 47.83% 46.43% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 11
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Catalyst
2 1 (20.00%) Mason
2 1 (20.00%) MHEG
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (20.00%) SimpleDB
2 1 (20.00%) Memcached

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Zope
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (20.00%) SimpleDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Perl Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) Mason
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Memcached
2 1 (20.00%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (20.00%) IPTV
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) MHEG
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) OpenTV