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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 34.48% 20.83% 43.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.82% 54.05% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 14
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £280 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £375 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.02 £25.88
% change year-on-year
-16.71% +27.61%
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
17 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 58.62% 38.54% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 17
Median daily rate £327 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £281 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £388 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 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 0 9 £325 - 5
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) Unix
3 8 (47.06%) CRM
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
3 8 (47.06%) SDLC
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
6 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (29.41%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) Middleware
7 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 4 (23.53%) SOA
7 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
7 4 (23.53%) Billing
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Change Control
7 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) API Testing
8 3 (17.65%) High Availability
8 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
8 3 (17.65%) Validation
8 3 (17.65%) XML Messaging
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Jetty
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Database Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) Middleware
3 3 (17.65%) XML Messaging
4 2 (11.76%) JMS
4 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 2 (11.76%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) XSD
5 1 (5.88%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) CRM
2 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (23.53%) Change Control
4 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) API Testing
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability
5 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.76%) Graphite
2 2 (11.76%) Kibana
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Genesys
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
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