The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Halifax region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.52% 7.18% 7.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 70.37% 40.63% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
27 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.36% 17.68% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 34
Average daily rate £450 £350 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £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 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) ETL
3 13 (48.15%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (48.15%) VBA
4 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 11 (40.74%) Business Objects
5 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
6 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
7 9 (33.33%) MS Access
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (25.93%) Banking
9 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
10 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
10 5 (18.52%) Xcelsius
10 5 (18.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (14.81%) Retail
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 3 (11.11%) SAS
13 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (7.41%) Teradata
13 2 (7.41%) Data Management
13 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
13 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
13 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (33.33%) MS Access
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) Xcelsius
5 5 (18.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.11%) ETL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) MI Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ETL
2 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Use Case
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) VBA
2 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.70%) MiFID
1 1 (3.70%) EMIR
1 1 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.70%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Business Objects
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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