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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.38% 3.50% 7.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 70.37% 33.33% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 8
Average daily rate
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£288 £320 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% -25.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £299 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £328 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-27.41% +12.72%
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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 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.17% 10.49% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 10
Average daily rate £285 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.81%) VBA
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
4 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
6 5 (16.13%) Banking
6 5 (16.13%) Retail
6 5 (16.13%) Data Management
6 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
7 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
8 3 (9.68%) ETL
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) MS Office
8 3 (9.68%) PL/1
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (6.45%) QA
9 2 (6.45%) Use Case
9 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Excel Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Objects Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) XHTML
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Extraction
1 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
3 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.13%) Data Management
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 2 (6.45%) Use Case
6 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) High Availability
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) VBA
2 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.68%) PL/1
4 2 (6.45%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £290 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago