The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stirling region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 26 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 26.80% 24.56% 31.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 65.00% 50.00% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £373 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £455 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 41.24% 49.12% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 26
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £470 £425
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 £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 34 (65.38%) Finance
2 29 (55.77%) Java
3 20 (38.46%) .NET
4 19 (36.54%) Banking
5 16 (30.77%) Oracle
6 15 (28.85%) Data Integration
7 12 (23.08%) Data Management
7 12 (23.08%) Markit EDM
8 10 (19.23%) Bloomberg
8 10 (19.23%) Windows
9 9 (17.31%) Front Office
9 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
9 9 (17.31%) Asset Management
9 9 (17.31%) UML
9 9 (17.31%) MS Access
10 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 8 (15.38%) Control-M
10 8 (15.38%) XML
10 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (15.38%) Spring
10 8 (15.38%) Investment Banking
11 7 (13.46%) Linux
11 7 (13.46%) XSLT
11 7 (13.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (13.46%) Reuters
12 6 (11.54%) Project Management
12 6 (11.54%) Solaris
12 6 (11.54%) VB
12 6 (11.54%) Sybase

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Markit EDM
2 3 (5.77%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.92%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MS Access
2 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) DB2
4 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
1 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
1 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Maven
1 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.92%) Toad
1 1 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 34 (65.38%) Finance
2 19 (36.54%) Banking
3 9 (17.31%) Front Office
4 8 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Designer
3 11 (21.15%) Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Java Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (15.38%) Business Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Architect
7 6 (11.54%) Database Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.85%) Business Data Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Business Manager
10 2 (3.85%) Business Project Manager
10 2 (3.85%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) XML
2 8 (15.38%) Spring
3 7 (13.46%) XSLT
4 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.69%) Spring Integration
5 4 (7.69%) Java SE
5 4 (7.69%) Java EE
6 2 (3.85%) Middleware
6 2 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.92%) Murex Flex
7 1 (1.92%) JSF
7 1 (1.92%) JNI
7 1 (1.92%) JMS
7 1 (1.92%) JDBC
7 1 (1.92%) JSP
7 1 (1.92%) Servlets
7 1 (1.92%) Web Services
7 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Data Integration
2 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 7 (13.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (9.62%) Derivative
5 4 (7.69%) Reference Data
6 3 (5.77%) Fixed Income
7 2 (3.85%) Equities
7 2 (3.85%) Replication
8 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Solaris
4 5 (9.62%) UNIX
5 2 (3.85%) AIX
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Data Management
2 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
2 9 (17.31%) Asset Management
2 9 (17.31%) UML
3 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (11.54%) Project Management
4 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Data Management
7 2 (3.85%) ETL
7 2 (3.85%) OO
7 2 (3.85%) Workflow
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.92%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) Java
2 6 (11.54%) VB
3 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
3 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) Bloomberg
3 7 (13.46%) Reuters
4 6 (11.54%) Sybase
5 5 (9.62%) GoldenSource
6 3 (5.77%) RIMES
6 3 (5.77%) Charles River
7 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.85%) Intel
7 2 (3.85%) VMware
8 1 (1.92%) Murex
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) IBM
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe