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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.76% 2.19% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.67% 26.67% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £315 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £415 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.54% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 33.03% 8.20% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 3
Average daily rate £313 £325 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -53.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
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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 22 July 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 (62.50%) Oracle
2 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) Oracle Database
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL
5 7 (21.88%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 6 (18.75%) Solaris
6 6 (18.75%) SAP
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (18.75%) VPN
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (18.75%) Migration
6 6 (18.75%) Firewall
6 6 (18.75%) Security Management
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (18.75%) Data Mapping
6 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (18.75%) Data Guard
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) OOP
7 5 (15.63%) OO
8 4 (12.50%) ERP
8 4 (12.50%) Security Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (9.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (9.38%) SAP PM
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 6 (18.75%) VPN
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle9i Database
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQLite
5 1 (3.13%) SAP BI
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.13%) Toad
2 1 (3.13%) PVCS
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (21.88%) DBA
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) OBIEE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) MDX
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.13%) LINQ
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) EDI
3 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
2 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
2 6 (18.75%) Security Management
2 6 (18.75%) Data Mapping
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (15.63%) OOP
3 5 (15.63%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) ERP
4 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.25%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) Customer Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) High Availability
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) Groovy
2 3 (9.38%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) VB6
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.13%) PMP
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) Cognos
5 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (6.25%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) Infor
6 1 (3.13%) Baan
6 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
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