The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 11.63% 21.15% 45.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.25% 28.95% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
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£325 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
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 £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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 Harrogate region.

Programming Languages Category
Harrogate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 37.21% 73.08% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 0
Average daily rate £400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Harrogate region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Harrogate region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Harrogate

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) PHP5
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) nginx
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) FastStats
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) MS Access
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) FoxPro (VFP)

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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 (37.50%) nginx
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Excel Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PHP5
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware