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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 43.48% 19.35% 25.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 76.92% 52.94% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 8
Median daily rate £318 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.05% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +14.79%
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
13 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 56.52% 36.56% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 16
Median daily rate £420 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +1 8 £365 +10.60% 3
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) JMS
6 2 (11.76%) Windows

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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Database Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Genesys Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) XML Messaging
2 2 (11.76%) XSD
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
2 4 (23.53%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) SDLC
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Kanban
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.76%) Graphite
2 2 (11.76%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Genesys