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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 23.47% 11.81% 6.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.53% 45.16% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
38 62 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 38.78% 26.16% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 8
Average daily rate £335 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.36 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.29% -5.46%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 27 (57.45%) Windows
3 17 (36.17%) Oracle Database
4 15 (31.91%) .NET
5 14 (29.79%) PL/SQL
6 12 (25.53%) HTML
7 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
8 10 (21.28%) ITIL
9 9 (19.15%) VMware
10 8 (17.02%) Firewall
10 8 (17.02%) Data Mapping
10 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.02%) VPN
10 8 (17.02%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (17.02%) Solaris
10 8 (17.02%) Linux
10 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.02%) C#
10 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.89%) Perl
11 7 (14.89%) Web Services
11 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (12.77%) Migration
12 6 (12.77%) Security Management
12 6 (12.77%) MVC
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (12.77%) Data Guard
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 10g

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (8.51%) 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 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP PM
1 3 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Firewall
1 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
1 8 (17.02%) VPN
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) Intranet
4 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) Oracle Database
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQLite
5 1 (2.13%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (12.77%) PVCS
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.26%) Toad
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) DBA
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Programmer
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.26%) Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Programmer
8 1 (2.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) .NET
2 12 (25.53%) HTML
3 7 (14.89%) Web Services
4 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.51%) REST
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.38%) WCF
8 2 (4.26%) XML
9 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.13%) EDI
9 1 (2.13%) WinForms
9 1 (2.13%) LINQ
9 1 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Solaris
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.26%) HPUX
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Data Mapping
3 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 6 (12.77%) Security Management
3 6 (12.77%) MVC
3 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Security Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Workflow
5 4 (8.51%) OO
5 4 (8.51%) SOA
5 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.38%) OOP
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.26%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.26%) System Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.26%) Customer Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) PL/SQL
2 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) C#
4 7 (14.89%) Perl
5 5 (10.64%) VB
6 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.51%) Java
7 3 (6.38%) Groovy
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) VBA
9 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.38%) Nagios
3 2 (4.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) JBoss
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos
5 2 (4.26%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (4.26%) Symantec
5 2 (4.26%) Remedy
5 2 (4.26%) Sun
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) Baan
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