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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL 18 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 15.13% 8.24% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 45.16% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 9
Average daily rate
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£403 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £290 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £492
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 £26.00 £23.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -14.54%
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
27 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 22.69% 18.24% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 27
Average daily rate £375 £319 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% -24.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £450
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 £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
3 14 (38.89%) VBA
4 13 (36.11%) ETL
4 13 (36.11%) SAS
5 12 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
7 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 10 (27.78%) Banking
7 10 (27.78%) Data Analysis
7 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (25.00%) MS Access
8 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (25.00%) Business Objects
9 7 (19.44%) Retail
9 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 6 (16.67%) Teradata
10 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
11 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
11 5 (13.89%) Mainframe
11 5 (13.89%) Xcelsius
11 5 (13.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 3 (8.33%) Data Management
13 3 (8.33%) Essbase
13 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
13 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 13 (36.11%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) DOC1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (25.00%) MS Access
6 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (13.89%) Xcelsius
8 5 (13.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (8.33%) Essbase
10 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
11 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.78%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 7 (19.44%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Business Data Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) SAS Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Database Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Report Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) MI Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
6 2 (5.56%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) XSLT
1 1 (2.78%) JSON
1 1 (2.78%) jQuery
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.78%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Mainframe
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.56%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ETL
2 10 (27.78%) Data Analysis
3 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) Data Management
6 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Customer Insight
7 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Document Management
8 1 (2.78%) MVC
8 1 (2.78%) Workflow
8 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.78%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (2.78%) Analytics
8 1 (2.78%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) VBA
2 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 6 (16.67%) Teradata
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
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