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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 16 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 18.82% 31.17% 32.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% 68.57% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 21
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
36 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 42.35% 45.45% 52.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 32
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £458 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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
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 28 May 2015, 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 15 (46.88%) Java
1 15 (46.88%) Banking
2 12 (37.50%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) Investment Banking
4 7 (21.88%) Spring
4 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
4 7 (21.88%) Finance
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
4 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
5 6 (18.75%) VB
5 6 (18.75%) C#
5 6 (18.75%) Toad
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Reference Data
5 6 (18.75%) JPA
5 6 (18.75%) Asset Management
6 5 (15.63%) QlikView
6 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
6 5 (15.63%) MS Access
6 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
6 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 4 (12.50%) Sybase
7 4 (12.50%) Classic ASP
7 4 (12.50%) RAD
7 4 (12.50%) UNIX
7 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (3.13%) FileNet
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) QlikView
2 5 (15.63%) MS Access
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.25%) TKPROF
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Toad
General
1 15 (46.88%) Banking
2 9 (28.13%) Investment Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Development Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) VB Developer
8 2 (6.25%) DBA
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Reference Data Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Report Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior DBA
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Spring
1 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) JPA
3 5 (15.63%) Web Services
4 4 (12.50%) Classic ASP
5 3 (9.38%) RESTful
5 3 (9.38%) JMS
5 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 2 (6.25%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) JSP
6 2 (6.25%) Servlets
6 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) Dojo
7 1 (3.13%) Drools
7 1 (3.13%) REST
7 1 (3.13%) HTML5
7 1 (3.13%) WSDL
7 1 (3.13%) SOAP
7 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Reference Data
2 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (18.75%) Asset Management
2 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
3 4 (12.50%) RAD
3 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) Workflow
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
3 6 (18.75%) VB
3 6 (18.75%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.38%) VBA
5 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) MiFID
1 2 (6.25%) EMIR
2 1 (3.13%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.13%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Sybase
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Actuate
3 3 (9.38%) Cognos
4 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) BMC
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Sun