Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 18.84% 16.67% 26.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.17% 44.00% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 8
Bolton median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +85.71%
10th Percentile £228 £268 £243
90th Percentile £500 £380 £625
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.07% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate £21.78 - -
Manchester median hourly rate £18.71 £18.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.94% -52.00% +59.57%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bolton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 24 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 34.78% 37.88% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 12
Bolton median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £231 £223 £261
90th Percentile £506 £458 £601
Manchester median daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.00% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate £21.78 - -
Manchester median hourly rate £18.71 £29.53 £31.25
% change year-on-year -36.63% -5.52% +30.21%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bolton over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 January 2018, 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 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) WPF
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) WinForms
4 3 (23.08%) XAML
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) CRM

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Applications Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Web Applications Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Applications Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) WCF Developer
4 2 (15.38%) WPF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) WCF
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) WinForms
2 3 (23.08%) WPF
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) API Testing
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
2 3 (23.08%) XAML
3 1 (7.69%) Delphi
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau