The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 89 49
Rank change year-on-year +25 -40  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 24 18 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.82% 1.01% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.07% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 34
Median daily rate £313 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £395 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +36.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1252 1689 1547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.78% 94.30% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 974 812
Median daily rate £375 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.15% +11.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.28 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Manchester

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Manchester

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Manchester

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Manchester

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £400 - 1
SQL Developer
North West

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 44 (95.65%) SQL
2 25 (54.35%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (54.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (26.09%) .NET
6 12 (26.09%) ETL
7 11 (23.91%) C#
8 10 (21.74%) Oracle
9 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
10 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
10 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
10 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
10 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.39%) Finance
10 8 (17.39%) Migration
11 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
12 5 (10.87%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
12 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (10.87%) ERP
12 5 (10.87%) Python
12 5 (10.87%) CSS
12 5 (10.87%) HTML
12 5 (10.87%) MVC
12 5 (10.87%) Data Transformation

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.17%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (54.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (10.87%) Power BI
6 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
9 2 (4.35%) KNIME
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.35%) QlikView
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.17%) MS Access
10 1 (2.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
3 5 (10.87%) HTML
4 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
5 3 (6.52%) XML
6 2 (4.35%) MDX
6 2 (4.35%) WCF
7 1 (2.17%) Ajax
7 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.17%) JSON
7 1 (2.17%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.17%) Node.js
7 1 (2.17%) REST
7 1 (2.17%) SAML
7 1 (2.17%) SOAP
7 1 (2.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) ETL
4 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
4 8 (17.39%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (10.87%) Data Transformation
5 5 (10.87%) ERP
5 5 (10.87%) MVC
5 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) TDD
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (95.65%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) C#
3 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.87%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.35%) R
6 2 (4.35%) VB
6 2 (4.35%) VB6
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Tableau
4 1 (2.17%) Nintex