The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 8 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.43% 0.97% 6.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.91% 3.85% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Median daily rate £325 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £375 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%

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
22 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 32.84% 25.24% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 19
Median daily rate £320 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £334 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for SQL.

1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) Data Management
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Security
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) QlikView
5 3 (23.08%) BPMN
5 3 (23.08%) SaaS
5 3 (23.08%) PaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (23.08%) NoSQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (23.08%) QlikView
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
4 1 (7.69%) Power BI
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Data Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Quality Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Data Management
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) BPMN
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Data Security
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Data Management
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (23.08%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.69%) VB6
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) IBM