The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 17.24% 10.67% 26.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.67% 23.53% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +14.79%
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
24 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 41.38% 45.33% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stirling region with a requirement for SQL.

1 10 (47.62%) Linux
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Unix
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Perl
5 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (28.57%) Global One
5 6 (28.57%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects XI
6 5 (23.81%) SDLC
6 5 (23.81%) UniData
6 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
6 5 (23.81%) SunGard
6 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (23.81%) ETL
7 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
7 4 (19.05%) C
7 4 (19.05%) Control-M
7 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
8 3 (14.29%) FitNesse
8 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.52%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) HP
9 2 (9.52%) IBM
9 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Global One
2 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) FCoE
1 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) Multicast
1 1 (4.76%) NAS
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (23.81%) UniData
3 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) FitNesse
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Business Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Business Objects Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Development Officer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Development Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Middle Office Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.76%) Unix Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) ETL
1 5 (23.81%) SDLC
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.76%) Case Management
4 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) C
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) KVM
1 1 (4.76%) NFS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.76%) SRDF
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Control-M
2 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) SunGard
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) DataSynapse
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Intel
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.76%) VMware