The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 24 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.00% 13.92% 6.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.54% 35.53% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 8
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£363 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £250 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £450
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 £26.00 £23.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -20.68%
SQL
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 76 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 51.25% 39.18% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 10
Average daily rate £363 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +74.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 31 (65.96%) Oracle
2 23 (48.94%) PL/SQL
3 17 (36.17%) .NET
4 16 (34.04%) Windows
5 12 (25.53%) HTML
5 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
6 11 (23.40%) C#
7 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
7 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
9 8 (17.02%) Perl
9 8 (17.02%) PVCS
9 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
10 7 (14.89%) Web Services
10 7 (14.89%) VB
10 7 (14.89%) MS Office
10 7 (14.89%) MVC
10 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
11 6 (12.77%) Data Mapping
11 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
12 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
12 5 (10.64%) ERP
12 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.64%) VPN
12 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (10.64%) ITIL
12 5 (10.64%) Oracle BI EE

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.64%) VPN
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) Intranet
4 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.26%) MS Access
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.13%) SQLPlus
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) SQLite
6 1 (2.13%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (17.02%) PVCS
3 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.38%) Toad
4 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Programmer
5 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.26%) VB Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Server Support
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Programmer
9 1 (2.13%) DBA
9 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) .NET
2 12 (25.53%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
4 7 (14.89%) Web Services
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.51%) REST
7 3 (6.38%) WCF
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.13%) EDI
8 1 (2.13%) XML
8 1 (2.13%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.13%) WinForms
8 1 (2.13%) Ajax
8 1 (2.13%) WPF
8 1 (2.13%) LINQ
8 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.26%) HPUX
3 2 (4.26%) Solaris
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) MVC
1 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
2 6 (12.77%) Data Mapping
3 5 (10.64%) ERP
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.51%) System Testing
4 4 (8.51%) SOA
5 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) Workflow
6 2 (4.26%) ETL
6 2 (4.26%) Customer Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) SIEM
7 1 (2.13%) OO
7 1 (2.13%) Web Design
7 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) PL/SQL
2 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) Perl
5 7 (14.89%) VB
6 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.26%) VB6
7 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) VBA
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Nagios
1 2 (4.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Sun
4 2 (4.26%) Symantec
5 1 (2.13%) Baan
5 1 (2.13%) Cognos
5 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.13%) Teradata