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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 29 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 25.44% 38.46% 31.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 59.18% 80.65% 60.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 18
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £456 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
49 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 42.98% 47.69% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 31
Average daily rate £420 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 April 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 21 (53.85%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) Banking
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle
4 12 (30.77%) Spring
5 10 (25.64%) Investment Banking
5 10 (25.64%) Finance
6 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 9 (23.08%) Web Services
7 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
7 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
8 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
9 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
9 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Reference Data
9 6 (15.38%) JPA
9 6 (15.38%) .NET
9 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 6 (15.38%) VB
9 6 (15.38%) C#
9 6 (15.38%) HTML
9 6 (15.38%) UNIX
10 5 (12.82%) RAD
10 5 (12.82%) JSP
10 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
10 5 (12.82%) JMS
10 5 (12.82%) MS Access
10 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
11 4 (10.26%) QlikView
11 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (10.26%) FileNet
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
1 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.82%) MS Access
3 4 (10.26%) QlikView
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.13%) TKPROF
5 2 (5.13%) Datomic
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Toad
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (46.15%) Banking
2 10 (25.64%) Investment Banking
2 10 (25.64%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (20.51%) SQL Developer
6 7 (17.95%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) VB Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Development Specialist
8 3 (7.69%) FileNet Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Reference Data Business Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (5.13%) DBA
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Senior Oracle DBA
10 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Spring
2 9 (23.08%) Web Services
3 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
4 6 (15.38%) JPA
4 6 (15.38%) HTML
4 6 (15.38%) .NET
5 5 (12.82%) JSP
5 5 (12.82%) JMS
6 4 (10.26%) Classic ASP
7 3 (7.69%) XML
7 3 (7.69%) RESTful
7 3 (7.69%) HTML5
8 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.13%) SPNEGO
8 2 (5.13%) Dojo
8 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
8 2 (5.13%) Servlets
9 1 (2.56%) SOAP
9 1 (2.56%) Struts
9 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Reference Data
2 2 (5.13%) Derivative
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
1 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
2 5 (12.82%) RAD
3 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Workflow
4 3 (7.69%) OO
4 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.13%) Document Management
6 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) E-business
6 1 (2.56%) MVC
6 1 (2.56%) SOA
6 1 (2.56%) ETL
6 1 (2.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.38%) VB
3 6 (15.38%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.69%) VBA
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) Clojure
7 1 (2.56%) VB6
7 1 (2.56%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) MiFID
1 2 (5.13%) EMIR
2 1 (2.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.56%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.56%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Sybase
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Cognos
3 3 (7.69%) Actuate
4 2 (5.13%) EMC
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) BMC
5 1 (2.56%) Veritas
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Business Objects