The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 36.21% 33.33% 25.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.65% 58.33% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 12
Median daily rate £323 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+55.10% -14.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 79.31% 57.14% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 18
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £394 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the West Lothian region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the West Lothian region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

SQL
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -1 20 £325 -13.33%
Bathgate - 1 £228 -
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SQL.

1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) Scrum
4 15 (40.54%) Oracle
5 13 (35.14%) PL/SQL
5 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database
6 12 (32.43%) CRM
7 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
7 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
9 9 (24.32%) RDBMS
9 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
9 9 (24.32%) Unix
9 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
9 9 (24.32%) Selenium
9 9 (24.32%) QA
10 8 (21.62%) Change Control
10 8 (21.62%) Middleware
11 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
11 7 (18.92%) Billing
12 6 (16.22%) Subversion
12 6 (16.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (16.22%) .NET
12 6 (16.22%) C#
12 6 (16.22%) SOA
12 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
12 6 (16.22%) SDLC
13 5 (13.51%) Finance
13 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 6 (16.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database
2 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
3 9 (24.32%) RDBMS
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
1 9 (24.32%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) Subversion
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.11%) Maven
5 2 (5.41%) DbUnit
5 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.41%) JUnit
5 2 (5.41%) Mockito
5 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (18.92%) Billing
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.51%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Database Designer
2 9 (24.32%) Designer
3 6 (16.22%) Automation Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Java Automation Tester
3 6 (16.22%) QA Automation Tester
3 6 (16.22%) QA Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Selenium Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Tester
4 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Middleware
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
3 5 (13.51%) Spring
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (8.11%) J2EE
6 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.41%) CSS
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) Java EE
6 2 (5.41%) RESTful
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Core
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) jQuery
7 1 (2.70%) Sass
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Unix
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Scrum
3 12 (32.43%) CRM
4 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
4 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (21.62%) Change Control
6 6 (16.22%) SDLC
6 6 (16.22%) SOA
7 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.11%) User Stories
9 2 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) PL/SQL
3 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
4 6 (16.22%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter
3 1 (2.70%) VMware