The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.50% 5.71% 20.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.17% 38.10% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 20
Average daily rate
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£310 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £173 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £377 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
SQL
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.38% 15.00% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 27
Average daily rate £310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £376 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Halifax region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) VBA
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) Banking
4 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (25.00%) SAS
5 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Retail
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (20.00%) Retail Banking
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.00%) Data Management
7 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) .NET
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) ETL
8 2 (10.00%) PL/1
8 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
8 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Essbase
8 2 (10.00%) Workflow

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) DOC1
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) Essbase
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.00%) ERwin
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Excel Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Server Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Business Objects Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow Management
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) VBA
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PL/1
4 1 (5.00%) R
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau
2 1 (5.00%) Teradata
2 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
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