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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 47.50% 18.84% 26.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 61.29% 40.63% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Median daily rate £325 £375 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +26.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
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 West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 77.50% 46.38% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 11
Median daily rate £325 £375 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.20%
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 £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 17 £325 -13.33% 2
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SQL.

1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) Oracle
3 16 (57.14%) CRM
4 15 (53.57%) Oracle Database
5 14 (50.00%) PL/SQL
6 13 (46.43%) Unix
7 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (35.71%) Data Modelling
9 10 (35.71%) Scrum
10 9 (32.14%) RDBMS
10 9 (32.14%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (32.14%) SDLC
11 8 (28.57%) Change Control
11 8 (28.57%) Middleware
11 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
12 7 (25.00%) Billing
12 7 (25.00%) Subversion
12 7 (25.00%) Functional Testing
13 6 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (21.43%) Spring
13 6 (21.43%) SOA
14 5 (17.86%) Project Planning
15 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
15 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (14.29%) HP
15 4 (14.29%) XML
15 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing

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 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Jetty
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle Database
2 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 9 (32.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Database Designer
2 8 (28.57%) Designer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Middleware
2 6 (21.43%) Spring
3 4 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 3 (10.71%) J2EE
4 3 (10.71%) RESTful
4 3 (10.71%) XML Messaging
5 2 (7.14%) Java EE
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) VXML
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) CRM
3 10 (35.71%) Data Modelling
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 9 (32.14%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (32.14%) SDLC
5 8 (28.57%) Change Control
6 7 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (21.43%) SOA
8 5 (17.86%) Project Planning
9 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
10 3 (10.71%) Validation
10 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Graphite
2 1 (3.57%) Kibana
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Genesys
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
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