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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 16 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.19% 4.76% 24.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.00% 31.82% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 22
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£369 £369 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £165 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £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 £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
SQL
West Yorkshire

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
20 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.07% 14.97% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 28
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £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 £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) SAS
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (36.67%) Banking
4 9 (30.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 8 (26.67%) Retail
5 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (23.33%) VBA
6 7 (23.33%) Data Analysis
7 6 (20.00%) Retail Banking
7 6 (20.00%) Mainframe
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (16.67%) Teradata
8 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 4 (13.33%) Credit Risk
9 4 (13.33%) Essbase
9 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.00%) ETL
10 3 (10.00%) Migration
10 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Data Management
10 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (6.67%) QA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (46.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) DOC1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.33%) Essbase
4 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.33%) OLAP
7 1 (3.33%) Data Mart
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
7 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) ERwin
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Banking
3 8 (26.67%) Retail
4 6 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Business Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Excel Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SAS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Database Designer
7 1 (3.33%) DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Business Objects Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) XHTML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS3
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (13.33%) Credit Risk
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (23.33%) Data Analysis
3 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) ETL
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Data Management
4 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Insight
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Web Design
6 1 (3.33%) Document Management
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow Management
6 1 (3.33%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) VBA
2 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) PL/1
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) R
4 1 (3.33%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.67%) Teradata
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.33%) Tableau
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago