The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Lanarkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 10.53% 24.00% 15.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 75.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £285 £278 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -23.97%
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 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +2.46%
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 North Lanarkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
North Lanarkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 15.79% 32.00% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £275 £330 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in North Lanarkshire

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in North Lanarkshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in North Lanarkshire

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in North Lanarkshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in North Lanarkshire

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in North Lanarkshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in North Lanarkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the North Lanarkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Motherwell 0 2 £285 +2.70%
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 15 Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North Lanarkshire 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 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North Lanarkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle