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 3 months to 22 April 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
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 2 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5  
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 7.14% 20.00% 13.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 66.67% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £284 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +1.36% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +70.21% -14.54%  

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 6 3 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 21.43% 30.00% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Median daily rate £400 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +9.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.24 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.15% +5.55%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 April 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) DSDM
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) BPMN
4 4 (40.00%) User Stories
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (40.00%) Case Management
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (10.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) iPad
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Tableau
7 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio

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 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (10.00%) MS Access
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Developer
2 4 (40.00%) BPM Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Case Management Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) WCF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) MDX
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSD
4 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) DSDM
3 4 (40.00%) BPMN
3 4 (40.00%) Case Management
3 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) arcserve
1 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau