The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 30.61% 12.64% 29.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.56% 29.73% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £390 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -15.78%
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 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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 Stirling region.

Programming Languages Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
27 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 55.10% 42.53% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 3
Average daily rate £390 £423 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -11.05%
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 Stirling

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 9 (42.86%) ETL
2 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
2 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects XI
2 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
3 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) Reference Data
6 4 (19.05%) Data Quality
6 4 (19.05%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (14.29%) Mockito
7 3 (14.29%) REST
7 3 (14.29%) Spring Integration
7 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 3 (14.29%) JPA
7 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 3 (14.29%) Ext JS
7 3 (14.29%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects XI
1 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
1 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) jMock
1 3 (14.29%) JUnit
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
1 3 (14.29%) Mockito
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Business Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Business Objects Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Designer
6 1 (4.76%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) Ext JS
2 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 3 (14.29%) JAXB
2 3 (14.29%) JDBC
2 3 (14.29%) JMS
2 3 (14.29%) JPA
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) JSON
2 3 (14.29%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) Spring
2 3 (14.29%) Spring Integration
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Reference Data
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ETL
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) AOP
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) MVC
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) TDD
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Use Case
7 2 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (4.76%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Control-M
2 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) Pega