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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 34 10 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 30.09% 22.22% 40.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.84% 71.43% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 36
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.49% -1.85%
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
62 14 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 54.87% 31.11% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 43
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 £346 £385 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 1 September 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 40 (70.18%) Finance
2 33 (57.89%) Java
3 21 (36.84%) .NET
4 19 (33.33%) Oracle
5 16 (28.07%) Data Integration
5 16 (28.07%) Banking
6 13 (22.81%) Data Management
7 12 (21.05%) Markit EDM
8 11 (19.30%) Spring
9 10 (17.54%) Bloomberg
9 10 (17.54%) PL/SQL
9 10 (17.54%) UML
9 10 (17.54%) MS Access
10 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
10 9 (15.79%) Front Office
10 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (15.79%) Asset Management
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Control-M
11 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
11 8 (14.04%) XML
11 8 (14.04%) Windows
12 7 (12.28%) XSLT
12 7 (12.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (12.28%) Reuters
12 7 (12.28%) Investment Banking
13 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Markit EDM
2 3 (5.26%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.75%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) MS Access
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JUnit
1 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
1 1 (1.75%) Maven
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
1 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.75%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 40 (70.18%) Finance
2 16 (28.07%) Banking
3 9 (15.79%) Front Office
4 7 (12.28%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Designer
3 15 (26.32%) Analyst
4 13 (22.81%) Java Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (14.04%) Business Analyst
7 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Data Analyst
7 7 (12.28%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (10.53%) Database Developer
9 4 (7.02%) SQL Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (7.02%) Data Modeller
9 4 (7.02%) Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.51%) UNIX Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Business Data Analyst
11 2 (3.51%) Business Project Manager
11 2 (3.51%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) .NET
2 11 (19.30%) Spring
3 8 (14.04%) XML
4 7 (12.28%) XSLT
5 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
6 4 (7.02%) Spring Integration
6 4 (7.02%) Java SE
6 4 (7.02%) Java EE
7 1 (1.75%) Murex Flex
7 1 (1.75%) JMS
7 1 (1.75%) JSF
7 1 (1.75%) JNI
7 1 (1.75%) J2EE
7 1 (1.75%) JDBC
7 1 (1.75%) JSP
7 1 (1.75%) Servlets
7 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Data Integration
2 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (8.77%) Derivative
5 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.26%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.51%) Equities
7 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) UNIX
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Data Management
2 10 (17.54%) UML
3 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 9 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 8 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Investment Management
7 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Management
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) ETL
9 1 (1.75%) OO
9 1 (1.75%) RAD
9 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.75%) Validation
9 1 (1.75%) Migration
9 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) Java
2 10 (17.54%) PL/SQL
3 6 (10.53%) VB
4 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) VBA
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) Bloomberg
3 7 (12.28%) Reuters
4 6 (10.53%) Sybase
5 5 (8.77%) GoldenSource
6 3 (5.26%) RIMES
6 3 (5.26%) Charles River
7 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.75%) IBM
8 1 (1.75%) Adobe
8 1 (1.75%) Murex
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