Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 15 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 8.57% 8.84% 6.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.00% 26.76% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 18
Halifax median daily rate £431 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -2.99% -22.99%
10th Percentile £198 £290 £260
90th Percentile £513 £440 £385
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Halifax median hourly rate - - £10.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -1.28% -18.75%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 15 71 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 14.29% 33.02% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 60 24
Halifax median daily rate £438 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% -22.41%
10th Percentile £198 £283 £269
90th Percentile £625 £438 £518
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Halifax median hourly rate - - £10.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -30.97%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Halifax

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Halifax

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Halifax over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Halifax

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
2 2 (22.22%) DataPower
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) SSH
2 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) JMS
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (22.22%) JDBC
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSLT
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (22.22%) Presales

SQL
Co-occurring 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 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (11.11%) Mule
3 1 (11.11%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
1 2 (22.22%) SSH
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports Trainer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Portal Developer
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Trainer
1 2 (22.22%) Trainer
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Developer
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) ETL Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) JDBC
1 2 (22.22%) JMS
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) DataPower
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 2 (22.22%) Presales
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL
2 1 (11.11%) JCL
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Microgen
3 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter