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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.37% 17.39% 13.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.50% 61.54% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £155 £438 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.57% +36.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +14.79%
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
24 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 48.98% 28.26% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 20
Median daily rate £350 £438 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 July 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 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) SDLC
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (42.86%) Billing
4 6 (42.86%) Change Management
4 6 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) HTML

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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) ISDN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Functional Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Business Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (14.29%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) DHTML
2 1 (7.14%) Itk
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) XSL
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) Change Management
3 6 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) CAD
6 1 (7.14%) PLM
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Tcl
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Nintex
3 1 (7.14%) webMethods