The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 4 0 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.15% - 29.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.79% - 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
Median daily rate £166 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +34.61%
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
29 9 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 44.62% 23.08% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 23
Median daily rate £300 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £426 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for SQL.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) ISDN
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) PBX
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Tcl
4 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) webMethods
4 1 (14.29%) CAD
4 1 (14.29%) AutoCAD
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) AutoCAD
1 1 (14.29%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) ISDN
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Product Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Product Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Product Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) DHTML
2 1 (14.29%) Itk
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSL
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) CAD
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PLM
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Tcl
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) webMethods