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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 19 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.59% 8.18% 17.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.14% 56.52% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 13
Average daily rate
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£419 £340 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.16% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £144 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £477 £467
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 £27.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
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
14 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.79% 14.47% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 19
Average daily rate £394 £380 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +9.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £157 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £475 £430
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 £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 17 (48.57%) SAS
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 13 (37.14%) Banking
4 10 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (25.71%) VBA
5 9 (25.71%) ETL
5 9 (25.71%) Data Analysis
5 9 (25.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
6 8 (22.86%) Retail
7 7 (20.00%) Teradata
7 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (14.29%) Business Objects
9 5 (14.29%) MS Access
9 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.29%) Retail Banking
9 5 (14.29%) Credit Risk
9 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
10 4 (11.43%) Essbase
10 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (8.57%) .NET
11 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
11 3 (8.57%) Migration
11 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 17 (48.57%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) DOC1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (25.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (14.29%) MS Access
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (11.43%) Essbase
8 3 (8.57%) Xcelsius
8 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (5.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.86%) Data Mart
10 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.86%) OLAP
10 1 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.86%) ERwin
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Banking
3 8 (22.86%) Retail
4 5 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Data Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Developer
5 6 (17.14%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) SAS Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) MI Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Database Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
3 1 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) XSLT
3 1 (2.86%) XHTML
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
2 5 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
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 9 (25.71%) ETL
1 9 (25.71%) Data Analysis
2 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.57%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Customer Insight
4 2 (5.71%) Analytics
4 2 (5.71%) Data Management
4 2 (5.71%) Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) Web Design
5 1 (2.86%) MVC
5 1 (2.86%) Document Management
5 1 (2.86%) Workflow Management
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) VBA
2 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) SAS Macro
3 1 (2.86%) R
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
1 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Teradata
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Tableau
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