Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 91 80
Rank change year-on-year -9 -11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 41 75 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.40% 2.12% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.24% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 64 59
Manchester median daily rate £350 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% +2.36%
10th Percentile £263 £187 £213
90th Percentile £425 £394 £411
North West median daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.22% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £37.51
% change year-on-year +77.08% -36.02% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2785 3343 3619
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.46% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 2136 2088
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £233 £238 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 79 144
Manchester median hourly rate £17.22 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.72% -9.38% +8.47%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.20 £10.58
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.11 £20.50
% change year-on-year +10.14% -21.43% +28.13%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan +2 4 £283 -5.83%
Bolton - 2 £500 - 1
SQL Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 38 (92.68%) SQL
2 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
3 22 (53.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (51.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (31.71%) .NET
6 13 (31.71%) T-SQL
6 13 (31.71%) C#
7 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (29.27%) MVC
8 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (19.51%) ETL
9 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.07%) jQuery
10 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
11 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (12.20%) CSS
12 5 (12.20%) HTML
12 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
12 5 (12.20%) QlikView
12 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (12.20%) WPF
13 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
13 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
13 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
13 4 (9.76%) NHS
13 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling

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 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
2 22 (53.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (51.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (12.20%) QlikView
6 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
7 4 (9.76%) Power BI
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (9.76%) Star Schema
8 3 (7.32%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (2.44%) DTS
10 1 (2.44%) MySQL
10 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Law
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
3 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (17.07%) jQuery
4 5 (12.20%) CSS
4 5 (12.20%) HTML
4 5 (12.20%) WPF
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.88%) CSS3
6 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.88%) HTML5
6 2 (4.88%) Silverlight
6 2 (4.88%) WinForms
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.44%) Java EE
7 1 (2.44%) REST
7 1 (2.44%) SignalR
7 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) NHS
2 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) FMCG
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) MVC
3 8 (19.51%) ETL
4 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
4 4 (9.76%) TDD
5 2 (4.88%) Case Management
5 2 (4.88%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (4.88%) Data Transformation
5 2 (4.88%) DevOps
5 2 (4.88%) ETL Development
5 2 (4.88%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.88%) Web Development
6 1 (2.44%) API Design
6 1 (2.44%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) C#
2 13 (31.71%) T-SQL
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.44%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Tableau
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Xamarin