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 20 August 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
20 Aug 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 31.48% 22.73% 40.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.71% 66.67% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 36
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£419 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £480 £475
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 £25.00 £25.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +3.50%
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
56 15 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 51.85% 34.09% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 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 £343 £385 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £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
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 (67.80%) Finance
2 33 (55.93%) Java
3 21 (35.59%) .NET
3 21 (35.59%) Oracle
4 17 (28.81%) Banking
5 16 (27.12%) Data Integration
6 13 (22.03%) Data Management
7 12 (20.34%) Markit EDM
8 11 (18.64%) Spring
8 11 (18.64%) Windows
9 10 (16.95%) UML
9 10 (16.95%) MS Access
9 10 (16.95%) Bloomberg
10 9 (15.25%) PL/SQL
10 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
10 9 (15.25%) Front Office
10 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
10 9 (15.25%) Asset Management
11 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (13.56%) XML
11 8 (13.56%) Linux
11 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
11 8 (13.56%) Control-M
11 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
12 7 (11.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (11.86%) Reuters
12 7 (11.86%) Solaris
12 7 (11.86%) XSLT

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (10.17%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.39%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Markit EDM
2 3 (5.08%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.69%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) MS Access
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.39%) DB2
5 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JUnit
1 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
1 1 (1.69%) Maven
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
1 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.69%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 40 (67.80%) Finance
2 17 (28.81%) Banking
3 9 (15.25%) Front Office
4 7 (11.86%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) Designer
3 14 (23.73%) Analyst
4 13 (22.03%) Java Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (13.56%) Business Analyst
7 7 (11.86%) Architect
7 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (11.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Data Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Database Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 5 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Data Modeller
12 2 (3.39%) UNIX Developer
12 2 (3.39%) Business Data Analyst
12 2 (3.39%) Business Project Manager
12 2 (3.39%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) Spring
3 8 (13.56%) XML
4 7 (11.86%) XSLT
5 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.78%) Spring Integration
6 4 (6.78%) Java SE
6 4 (6.78%) Java EE
7 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (3.39%) Middleware
8 1 (1.69%) JMS
8 1 (1.69%) J2EE
8 1 (1.69%) JDBC
8 1 (1.69%) JSP
8 1 (1.69%) Servlets
8 1 (1.69%) Web Services
8 1 (1.69%) Murex Flex
8 1 (1.69%) JSF
8 1 (1.69%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Data Integration
2 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (8.47%) Derivative
5 3 (5.08%) Reference Data
5 3 (5.08%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.39%) Equities
6 2 (3.39%) Replication
7 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Solaris
4 5 (8.47%) UNIX
5 2 (3.39%) AIX
5 2 (3.39%) SUSE
5 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Data Management
2 10 (16.95%) UML
3 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
3 9 (15.25%) Asset Management
4 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.17%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Investment Management
8 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Data Management
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) ETL
10 1 (1.69%) OO
10 1 (1.69%) RAD
10 1 (1.69%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.69%) Validation
10 1 (1.69%) Migration
10 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) Java
2 9 (15.25%) PL/SQL
3 6 (10.17%) VB
4 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) VBA
5 1 (1.69%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Oracle
2 10 (16.95%) Bloomberg
3 7 (11.86%) Reuters
4 6 (10.17%) Sybase
5 5 (8.47%) GoldenSource
6 3 (5.08%) RIMES
6 3 (5.08%) Charles River
7 2 (3.39%) VMware
7 2 (3.39%) Intel
7 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.69%) IBM
8 1 (1.69%) Adobe
8 1 (1.69%) Murex
8 1 (1.69%) EMC