The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.33% 37.50% 22.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% 66.67% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
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£275 £275 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -14.54%
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 Wakefield region.

Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.33% 56.25% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate £275 £275 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) VB6
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (16.67%) FileMaker
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) Java

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) FileMaker
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VB
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle