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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank - 5 4
Contract jobs citing SQL 0 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 20.00% 31.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 42.86% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £463 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.64% +23.07%
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
14 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 40.00% 46.67% 51.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 21
Median daily rate £330 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £402 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £480 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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
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