The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Aberdeen region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.97% 3.88% 13.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.89% 15.38% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 16
Average daily rate £400 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £275 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.77% 25.24% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 19
Average daily rate £366 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £293 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £408 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
3 14 (41.18%) SharePoint
4 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
4 11 (32.35%) .NET
5 10 (29.41%) VBA
5 10 (29.41%) VB
5 10 (29.41%) MS Access
5 10 (29.41%) VB6
5 10 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
6 9 (26.47%) Linux
7 8 (23.53%) Intranet
7 8 (23.53%) Migration
8 7 (20.59%) Data Guard
8 7 (20.59%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (17.65%) ERP
9 6 (17.65%) Solaris
9 6 (17.65%) SAP
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (17.65%) Security Management
10 5 (14.71%) SAP Oil and Gas

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (14.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (5.88%) Maximo
4 2 (5.88%) SAP PM
5 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MS Access
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (8.82%) SAP BI
5 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) DBA
3 9 (26.47%) Programmer
4 8 (23.53%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (20.59%) Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Business Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Administrator
7 3 (8.82%) OBIEE Developer
7 3 (8.82%) IT Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Report Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Data Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) SAP PI
3 2 (5.88%) MDX
4 1 (2.94%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Solaris
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.65%) ERP
3 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (17.65%) Security Management
4 4 (11.76%) OOP
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Database Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) VBA
1 10 (29.41%) VB
1 10 (29.41%) VB6
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.94%) PMP
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) SAP
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.88%) JBoss
6 1 (2.94%) Infor
6 1 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.94%) Informatica
6 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.94%) Cognos
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