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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.67% 18.75% 14.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.14% 47.37% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Average daily rate £304 £358 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.96% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 48.33% 39.58% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 4
Average daily rate £358 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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
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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -6 6 £304 -14.96% 2
Linlithgow - - - -
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 4 (18.18%) Trend Micro
4 4 (18.18%) Open Source
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) SCCM
4 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Becrypt
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) VBScript
4 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Informix
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) FitNesse
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Ant
3 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.55%) JBehave
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Server Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) HTML5
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) Ajax
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) JMS
5 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
2 2 (9.09%) User Stories
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.09%) SOA
2 2 (9.09%) Scrum
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (4.55%) Web Development
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
3 1 (4.55%) BDD
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) VBScript
3 4 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) AWK
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) sed
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Cacti
2 2 (9.09%) Munin
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
1 4 (18.18%) Trend Micro
1 4 (18.18%) Becrypt
1 4 (18.18%) Symantec
2 3 (13.64%) Avaya
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 2 (9.09%) McAfee