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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 11.76% 5.41% 22.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 7.69% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
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£325 - £95
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% -2.22%
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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
3 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 17.65% 70.27% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Average daily rate £325 £275 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +189.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 13
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) BPEL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Struts
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) Derivative
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (50.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Struts
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) Dojo
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) BPEL
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle