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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL 31 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 19.75% 7.83% 5.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 77.50% 35.14% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 10
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£450 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £298 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £403 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.29 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -15.30%
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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
40 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 25.48% 22.29% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 37
Average daily rate £450 £330 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £413 £450
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 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 14 (40.00%) VBA
4 13 (37.14%) SAS
5 12 (34.29%) ETL
6 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 10 (28.57%) Banking
7 10 (28.57%) Data Analysis
8 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (25.71%) MS Access
8 9 (25.71%) Business Objects
8 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
9 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (20.00%) Retail
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (17.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (17.14%) Teradata
12 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (14.29%) Mainframe
12 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 5 (14.29%) Xcelsius
12 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
14 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
14 3 (8.57%) Credit Risk
14 3 (8.57%) Essbase
14 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
14 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
14 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (37.14%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (25.71%) MS Access
3 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (17.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (14.29%) Xcelsius
6 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Essbase
8 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.86%) Data Mart
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 7 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Business Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Data Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) SAS Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
7 2 (5.71%) MI Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) MI Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Database Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Report Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Excel Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) XSLT
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.57%) Credit Risk
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Data Extraction
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ETL
2 10 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.71%) Customer Insight
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) MVC
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 1 (2.86%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (2.86%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) VBA
2 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Business Objects
2 6 (17.14%) Teradata
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
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