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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 10.26% 27.66% 27.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.86% 65.00% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
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
35 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 44.87% 42.55% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 15
Average daily rate £401 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £343 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £445 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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
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 30 July 2015, 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 16 (43.24%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) Banking
3 14 (37.84%) Oracle
4 9 (24.32%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
5 8 (21.62%) Investment Banking
5 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
6 7 (18.92%) Spring
6 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
7 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
7 6 (16.22%) QlikView
7 6 (16.22%) Reference Data
7 6 (16.22%) JPA
7 6 (16.22%) VB
7 6 (16.22%) C#
7 6 (16.22%) Sybase
7 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.22%) .NET
8 5 (13.51%) Web Services
8 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
8 5 (13.51%) UNIX
8 5 (13.51%) MS Access
8 5 (13.51%) Toad
8 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
8 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) RAD
9 4 (10.81%) Windows
9 4 (10.81%) Classic ASP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1 (2.70%) SAS
1 1 (2.70%) FileNet
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) QlikView
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.51%) MS Access
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.41%) TKPROF
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.41%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.41%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Toad
General
1 15 (40.54%) Banking
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 8 (21.62%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Development Specialist
6 4 (10.81%) DBA
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) VB Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Reference Data Business Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior DBA
8 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
1 7 (18.92%) Spring
2 6 (16.22%) JPA
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
3 5 (13.51%) Web Services
4 4 (10.81%) Classic ASP
5 3 (8.11%) JMS
5 3 (8.11%) RESTful
5 3 (8.11%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.41%) Dojo
6 2 (5.41%) XML
6 2 (5.41%) JSP
6 2 (5.41%) Servlets
7 1 (2.70%) SOAP
7 1 (2.70%) CSS
7 1 (2.70%) WSDL
7 1 (2.70%) Drools
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Reference Data
2 3 (8.11%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
2 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
2 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) RAD
4 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Test Management
6 1 (2.70%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
3 6 (16.22%) VB
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.11%) VBA
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) EMIR
2 1 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.70%) MiFID
2 1 (2.70%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.70%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.41%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Sybase
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Cognos
3 3 (8.11%) Actuate
4 2 (5.41%) EMC
4 2 (5.41%) Veritas
4 2 (5.41%) Murex
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) BMC