The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Lothian region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.86% 18.31% 5.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 50.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £336 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.54% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 62.86% 36.62% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 7
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
Scotland

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 22 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -2 8 £375 +2.73% 2
Linlithgow - - - - 1
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) UNIX
3 7 (46.67%) VBScript
3 7 (46.67%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
6 2 (13.33%) Informix
6 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Ergonomics
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
6 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Informix
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Report Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Ergonomics
1 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (13.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago