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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 5 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.00% 16.90% 13.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 52.17% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Average daily rate £530 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.20% -16.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
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
13 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 52.00% 32.39% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 15
Average daily rate £530 £285 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.96% -22.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 - £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
7 2 (18.18%) Billing
7 2 (18.18%) ERP
7 2 (18.18%) VBA
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (9.09%) Nintex
8 1 (9.09%) Workflow
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Business Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Functional Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) OBIEE Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) E-Business Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Nintex
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