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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 22 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 28.21% 24.14% 16.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.00% 70.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate
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£398 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £400
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 £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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
40 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 51.28% 34.48% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 13
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £399 £400
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 £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -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
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 24 December 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
Contract Job Locations in Stirling

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Stirling region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirlingshire - - - - 1
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (58.93%) Java
2 30 (53.57%) Finance
3 26 (46.43%) Oracle
4 21 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database
6 16 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (26.79%) Spring
8 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (25.00%) Banking
8 14 (25.00%) .NET
9 13 (23.21%) UML
10 10 (17.86%) MS Access
10 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
11 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
12 8 (14.29%) VBA
13 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
13 7 (12.50%) VB
13 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
14 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
14 6 (10.71%) Data Management
14 6 (10.71%) Data Integration
14 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
14 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
15 5 (8.93%) GoldenSource
15 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
15 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
15 5 (8.93%) DTS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (7.14%) FileNet
1 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database
2 16 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (17.86%) MS Access
4 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
5 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
6 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (8.93%) DTS
8 3 (5.36%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (3.57%) DataStage
9 2 (3.57%) Datomic
10 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Ant
1 1 (1.79%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.79%) Toad
1 1 (1.79%) Subversion
1 1 (1.79%) Maven
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 15 (26.79%) Designer
4 14 (25.00%) Analyst
5 11 (19.64%) Senior Developer
5 11 (19.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Data Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Data Modeller
8 4 (7.14%) FileNet Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Access Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Database Developer
9 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.57%) VBA Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Business Project Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) Spring
2 14 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (8.93%) Web Services
4 4 (7.14%) JSP
4 4 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 3 (5.36%) HTML
5 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.36%) XML
5 3 (5.36%) Spring Integration
6 2 (3.57%) XSLT
6 2 (3.57%) JMS
6 2 (3.57%) SPNEGO
6 2 (3.57%) HTML5
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.79%) jQuery
7 1 (1.79%) Struts
7 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.14%) Equities
4 3 (5.36%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.36%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Solaris
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) UML
2 6 (10.71%) Data Management
2 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
3 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
3 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
3 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
3 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.14%) MVC
4 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.36%) Document Management
5 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.36%) TDD
5 3 (5.36%) Workflow
5 3 (5.36%) RAD
5 3 (5.36%) ETL
5 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.36%) Project Management
6 2 (3.57%) OO
6 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 8 (14.29%) VBA
4 7 (12.50%) VB
5 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.57%) Clojure
7 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Control-M
2 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) GoldenSource
3 4 (7.14%) Sybase
4 3 (5.36%) IBM
4 3 (5.36%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Business Objects