The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 20 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.61% 5.26% 5.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% 66.67% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 8
Median daily rate £400 £285 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £260 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £288 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
SQL
West Yorkshire

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
45 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 30.61% 7.89% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 11
Median daily rate £421 £285 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.80% -8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £300 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for SQL.

1 10 (38.46%) Banking
2 9 (34.62%) SAS
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 7 (26.92%) Data Structures
4 7 (26.92%) Unix
5 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 5 (19.23%) IBM
5 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) Windows
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
5 5 (19.23%) FileNet
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Teradata
5 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
5 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (19.23%) E-Discovery
6 4 (15.38%) Marketing
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.54%) VBA
7 3 (11.54%) QlikView
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) SAS
2 5 (19.23%) FileNet
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) QlikView
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) DTS
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (38.46%) Banking
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Data Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Administrator
5 5 (19.23%) FileNet Administrator
5 5 (19.23%) SAS Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Data Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (15.38%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) SAS Data Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Developer
7 3 (11.54%) QlikView Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Customer Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) DBA
8 2 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Programmer
8 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Structures
2 3 (11.54%) Data Extraction
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) E-Discovery
1 5 (19.23%) Service Management
2 3 (11.54%) Analytics
2 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Customer Insight
3 2 (7.69%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.85%) Data Lineage
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
1 3 (11.54%) VBA
2 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.85%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) COREP
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) FINREP
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 5 (19.23%) Teradata
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) SAP