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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.50% 21.70% 10.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.33% 57.50% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 16
Average daily rate
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£463 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £305 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.38 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +3.30%
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
12 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.00% 37.74% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 20
Average daily rate £450 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £290 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £352 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) C
2 8 (61.54%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) DHTML
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) XSL
2 8 (61.54%) XSLT
2 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Data Modelling
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
2 8 (61.54%) webMethods
2 8 (61.54%) CAD
2 8 (61.54%) Tcl
2 8 (61.54%) Workflow
2 8 (61.54%) PLM
2 8 (61.54%) Teamcenter
2 8 (61.54%) XPath
2 8 (61.54%) Itk
3 7 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (53.85%) Siemens NX
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Validation
3 7 (53.85%) AutoCAD
4 6 (46.15%) Thin Client
4 6 (46.15%) Fat Client
5 4 (30.77%) CATIA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (53.85%) AutoCAD
1 7 (53.85%) Siemens NX
2 4 (30.77%) CATIA
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Teamcenter
2 1 (7.69%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Toad
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) DHTML
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) XSL
2 8 (61.54%) XSLT
2 8 (61.54%) Itk
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Thin Client
1 6 (46.15%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Data Modelling
1 8 (61.54%) SOA
1 8 (61.54%) CAD
1 8 (61.54%) Workflow
1 8 (61.54%) PLM
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C++
1 8 (61.54%) Java
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 8 (61.54%) C
1 8 (61.54%) Tcl
1 8 (61.54%) XPath
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) webMethods
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft