The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 14.29% 23.53% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% 66.67% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £325 £313 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +3.63%
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 Dundee region.

Programming Languages Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 14.29% 35.29% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 9
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Dundee region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Dundee region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

SQL
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft