Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 16.92% 16.22% 24.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 61.11% 54.55% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Bolton median daily rate £349 £289 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.78% -11.15% +4.84%
10th Percentile £317 £260 £259
90th Percentile £404 £369 £349
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +15.79% -2.56%

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18 11 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 27.69% 29.73% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
Bolton median daily rate £381 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.47% -10.77% -13.33%
10th Percentile £320 £256 £218
90th Percentile £425 £410 £350
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bolton median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +53.85% +13.75% -17.53%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bolton

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Bolton

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Bolton region with a requirement for SQL.

1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VBA
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (18.18%) MS Access
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) Data Entry
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) MDX
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 2 (18.18%) Tableau

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) MS Access
3 2 (18.18%) Power BI
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (9.09%) QlikView
4 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) MDX
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Entry
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) VBA
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
2 2 (18.18%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) SAP