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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 32.41% 33.33% 39.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.33% 94.74% 81.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 32
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£413 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.88 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.89% -15.90%
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
60 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 55.56% 35.19% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 38
Average daily rate £400 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £215
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 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 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 39 (68.42%) Finance
2 33 (57.89%) Java
3 21 (36.84%) .NET
3 21 (36.84%) Oracle
4 15 (26.32%) Data Integration
4 15 (26.32%) Banking
5 13 (22.81%) Data Management
6 12 (21.05%) PL/SQL
6 12 (21.05%) MS Access
7 11 (19.30%) UML
8 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (17.54%) Bloomberg
8 10 (17.54%) Spring
8 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (17.54%) Markit EDM
8 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
9 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
10 8 (14.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (14.04%) VB
10 8 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Asset Management
11 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
11 7 (12.28%) Reuters
11 7 (12.28%) Control-M
11 7 (12.28%) Front Office
11 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
12 6 (10.53%) Project Management
12 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (10.53%) Windows
12 6 (10.53%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) FileNet
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Markit EDM
2 3 (5.26%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.75%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) MS Access
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.26%) DTS
6 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
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 39 (68.42%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Front Office
4 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Analyst
2 17 (29.82%) Designer
3 13 (22.81%) Java Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Solutions Designer
5 8 (14.04%) Business Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Data Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Database Developer
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Architect
8 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (7.02%) Data Modeller
9 3 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Business Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) Spring
3 6 (10.53%) XML
4 5 (8.77%) XSLT
5 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.26%) Spring Integration
7 2 (3.51%) Java SE
7 2 (3.51%) Java EE
7 2 (3.51%) Web Services
7 2 (3.51%) JSP
8 1 (1.75%) Servlets
8 1 (1.75%) J2EE
8 1 (1.75%) JDBC
8 1 (1.75%) JMS
8 1 (1.75%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.75%) Murex Flex
8 1 (1.75%) JSF
8 1 (1.75%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Data Integration
2 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 8 (14.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (8.77%) Equities
5 3 (5.26%) Derivative
5 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.26%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Solaris
4 3 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Data Management
2 11 (19.30%) UML
3 8 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (14.04%) Asset Management
4 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
5 6 (10.53%) Project Management
5 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Investment Management
6 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Management
8 2 (3.51%) RAD
8 2 (3.51%) ETL
9 1 (1.75%) OO
9 1 (1.75%) Workflow
9 1 (1.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 8 (14.04%) VB
4 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.26%) VBA
4 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) 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
7 2 (3.51%) Charles River
7 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.51%) IBM
8 1 (1.75%) Adobe
8 1 (1.75%) Murex