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 30 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 36.17% 21.05% 15.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.52% 50.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.30 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.60% +10.90%
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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
33 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 70.21% 42.11% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate £348 £250 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £325 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) Migration
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) ISEB
7 3 (16.67%) Struts
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (16.67%) Java EE
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (11.11%) GWT
8 2 (11.11%) IIS
8 2 (11.11%) MS Office
8 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) Struts
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (11.11%) GWT
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Database Security
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle