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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.35% 26.32% 18.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.58% 40.00% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £365 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £425
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 £27.41
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.79%
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
33 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 38.82% 65.79% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 21
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -2 18 £328 -12.66% 2
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 22 (48.89%) UNIX
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) Oracle
4 8 (17.78%) Selenium
5 7 (15.56%) QA
5 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
5 7 (15.56%) Scrum
5 7 (15.56%) Java
5 7 (15.56%) Windows
5 7 (15.56%) FTP
5 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (13.33%) .NET
6 6 (13.33%) Content Management
6 6 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (11.11%) Maven
7 5 (11.11%) Time Management
7 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.11%) RESTful
7 5 (11.11%) JIRA
7 5 (11.11%) XML
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.89%) Perl
8 4 (8.89%) XML Schema
8 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
8 4 (8.89%) Finance
8 4 (8.89%) BDD
8 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (8.89%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) FTP
2 1 (2.22%) SNMP
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.22%) OLAP
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.22%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.11%) Maven
3 5 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) PeopleTools
4 3 (6.67%) Toad
4 3 (6.67%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.44%) Ant
5 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.44%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.22%) Xcode
6 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Test Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Tester
5 6 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 6 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 6 (13.33%) Support Team Leader
5 6 (13.33%) Application Support Team Leader
6 4 (8.89%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) PeopleSoft Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.22%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.22%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) XML
2 5 (11.11%) RESTful
3 4 (8.89%) XML Schema
4 3 (6.67%) Spring
5 2 (4.44%) JSON
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Ergonomics
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) UNIX
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.56%) Scrum
3 6 (13.33%) Content Management
3 6 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Time Management
4 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.89%) BDD
5 4 (8.89%) TDD
6 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Web Development
6 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.67%) SOA
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (6.67%) User Stories
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) Perl
3 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.67%) PeopleCode
3 3 (6.67%) SQR
3 3 (6.67%) XPath
4 2 (4.44%) VBA
5 1 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) sed
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) AWK
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (6.67%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) McAfee
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Teradata
3 2 (4.44%) Netezza
4 1 (2.22%) Trend Micro
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter
4 1 (2.22%) Omniture
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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