The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 69 52
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 27 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.91% 2.02% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 2.12% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 35
Manchester median daily rate £325 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% -6.15%  
10th Percentile £263 £184 £275
90th Percentile £411 £386 £413
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £27.50 -
North West median hourly rate - £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year - -16.66%  

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 1317 1699 1453
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.40% 95.13% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2445 3693 3086
Manchester median daily rate £388 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.25% +11.00%  
10th Percentile £200 £248 £208
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 142 233
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -6.27%  
10th Percentile £11.07 £9.27 £10.05
90th Percentile £48.75 £30.25 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -6.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 June 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
Bolton - 2 £363 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £250 - 1
SQL Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 50 (98.04%) SQL
2 34 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
4 25 (49.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (31.37%) ETL
8 15 (29.41%) T-SQL
9 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (25.49%) Power BI
10 13 (25.49%) Finance
11 11 (21.57%) Oracle
12 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
13 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
13 8 (15.69%) Python
13 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (15.69%) Data Transformation
14 7 (13.73%) ERP
15 6 (11.76%) TDD
15 6 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
15 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
16 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (9.80%) .NET
16 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
17 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
17 4 (7.84%) SAP
17 4 (7.84%) Java
17 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
17 4 (7.84%) Migration

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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 25 (49.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (25.49%) Power BI
7 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
9 2 (3.92%) KNIME
9 2 (3.92%) MS Access
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.92%) QlikView
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.96%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.92%) J2EE
2 2 (3.92%) Java EE
2 2 (3.92%) JPA
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
2 2 (3.92%) Spring
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) MDX
3 1 (1.96%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.96%) WCF
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.92%) NHS
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) FMCG
2 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.96%) iPad
2 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Unix
2 2 (3.92%) Solaris
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) ETL
4 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
5 8 (15.69%) Data Transformation
6 7 (13.73%) ERP
7 6 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (11.76%) TDD
8 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.84%) Migration
10 3 (5.88%) BDD
10 3 (5.88%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
11 2 (3.92%) DevOps
11 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (3.92%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) SQL
2 15 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.69%) Python
4 4 (7.84%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.92%) C#
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) R
6 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.92%) VB
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) SAP
3 4 (7.84%) Tableau