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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 32 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 18.39% 8.29% 6.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 84.21% 37.50% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 13
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£435 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £310 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £401 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -1.85%
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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
38 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 21.84% 22.10% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 36
Average daily rate £450 £350 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £413 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (54.05%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
3 14 (37.84%) VBA
4 13 (35.14%) ETL
5 12 (32.43%) SAS
5 12 (32.43%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (32.43%) Banking
6 10 (27.03%) Business Objects
6 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
6 10 (27.03%) Data Analysis
6 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
7 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (24.32%) MS Access
7 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (18.92%) Retail
10 6 (16.22%) Teradata
11 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
11 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
11 5 (13.51%) Xcelsius
11 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (13.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
13 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
13 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
13 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
13 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (32.43%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
4 9 (24.32%) MS Access
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (13.51%) Xcelsius
6 5 (13.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.41%) Essbase
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.70%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Banking
3 7 (18.92%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Business Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) SAS Developer
4 3 (8.11%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) MI Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
5 2 (5.41%) MI Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Database Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) XSLT
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.41%) Data Extraction
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ETL
2 10 (27.03%) Data Analysis
3 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.41%) Data Management
6 2 (5.41%) Customer Insight
7 1 (2.70%) Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.70%) MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) VBA
2 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) EMIR
2 1 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.70%) FINREP
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Business Objects
2 6 (16.22%) Teradata
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
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