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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 12.50% 32.00% 19.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 72.73% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
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£400 £475 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +24.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £475 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
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 £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
30 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 41.67% 44.00% 54.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 15
Average daily rate £425 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £348 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £400
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 £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Stirling

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Stirling region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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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
Stirlingshire - - - - 1
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 22 (56.41%) Oracle
2 20 (51.28%) PL/SQL
3 19 (48.72%) Java
4 16 (41.03%) Finance
4 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database
5 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (35.90%) Spring
7 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (23.08%) Banking
9 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
9 8 (20.51%) VBA
10 7 (17.95%) MS Access
10 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (15.38%) UML
11 6 (15.38%) VB
11 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (12.82%) DTS
12 5 (12.82%) Web Services
12 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
13 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
13 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
13 4 (10.26%) Spring MVC
13 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
13 4 (10.26%) MS Office
13 4 (10.26%) JSP
13 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (10.26%) MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (10.26%) FileNet
1 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database
2 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
5 7 (17.95%) MS Access
5 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
6 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (12.82%) DTS
8 3 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (5.13%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (5.13%) DataStage
9 2 (5.13%) Datomic
10 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Toad
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
2 1 (2.56%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Data Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Designer
6 4 (10.26%) Data Modeller
6 4 (10.26%) FileNet Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Access Developer
8 2 (5.13%) VBA Developer
8 2 (5.13%) DataStage Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Database Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Spring
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) JSP
3 4 (10.26%) Spring MVC
4 3 (7.69%) Spring Integration
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.13%) JMS
5 2 (5.13%) XML
5 2 (5.13%) SPNEGO
5 2 (5.13%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) XSLT
6 1 (2.56%) .NET
6 1 (2.56%) J2EE
6 1 (2.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Equities
1 4 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Derivative
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Solaris
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) UML
2 4 (10.26%) MVC
2 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
2 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
2 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (7.69%) Document Management
3 3 (7.69%) TDD
3 3 (7.69%) Workflow
3 3 (7.69%) OO
3 3 (7.69%) RAD
3 3 (7.69%) ETL
3 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.13%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) PL/SQL
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) VBA
4 6 (15.38%) VB
5 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) Clojure
7 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Tableau
3 1 (2.56%) Sybase
3 1 (2.56%) Business Objects