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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 27.87% 24.64% 21.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.57% 54.84% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 9
Average daily rate £381 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £294 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £330 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.60 £27.20
% change year-on-year
-14.32% +5.12%
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
35 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 57.38% 44.93% 60.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 30
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £288 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 17 £381 +17.30% 2
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) SOA
6 6 (17.65%) Unix
6 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (14.71%) SDLC
8 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.76%) QA
8 4 (11.76%) Selenium
8 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (11.76%) REST
8 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (8.82%) RESTful
9 3 (8.82%) Time Management
9 3 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) Analytics
9 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
9 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 3 (8.82%) Content Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) OLAP
4 1 (2.94%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.82%) FitNesse
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Maven
3 2 (5.88%) Ant
3 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Billing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Application Support Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Database Developer
7 2 (5.88%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Report Developer
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) REST
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
2 3 (8.82%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) MDX
3 2 (5.88%) WPF
3 2 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Ergonomics
2 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) TDD
3 7 (20.59%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (17.65%) SOA
5 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
5 5 (14.71%) SDLC
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) Coaching
7 3 (8.82%) Content Management
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
7 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.82%) Time Management
8 2 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.82%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) VBA
5 2 (5.88%) XPath
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Omniture
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
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