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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.91% 19.57% 12.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.85% 54.55% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 29.55% 35.87% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 19
Average daily rate £350 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £207 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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 24 (66.67%) Oracle
2 17 (47.22%) PL/SQL
3 14 (38.89%) Windows
4 11 (30.56%) .NET
5 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.22%) C#
7 7 (19.44%) PVCS
7 7 (19.44%) Perl
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (16.67%) Data Mapping
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.89%) ITIL
9 5 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (13.89%) VMware
9 5 (13.89%) Firewall
9 5 (13.89%) VB
9 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
9 5 (13.89%) MS Office
9 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
9 5 (13.89%) ERP
9 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
9 5 (13.89%) VPN
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
9 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
1 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.89%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.56%) MS Access
6 1 (2.78%) SQLPlus
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.78%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) PVCS
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) Toad
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Programmer
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Data Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Server Support
7 2 (5.56%) VB Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) DBA
8 1 (2.78%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.11%) Web Services
5 3 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.56%) WCF
7 1 (2.78%) WinForms
7 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
7 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) HPUX
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) ERP
2 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.11%) MVC
4 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.33%) SOA
4 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) System Testing
5 2 (5.56%) ETL
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (2.78%) OO
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.78%) Analytics
6 1 (2.78%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) PL/SQL
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) C#
3 7 (19.44%) Perl
4 5 (13.89%) VB
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) VB6
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Sun
4 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Teradata
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