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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.73% 16.28% 20.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.00% 27.45% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
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£313 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -6.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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
25 51 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 42.37% 59.30% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 11
Average daily rate £295 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.91% +27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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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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 +8 11 £325 -7.27% 1
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (32.14%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (21.43%) XML
3 6 (21.43%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 6 (21.43%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.86%) Subversion
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.86%) SMS
4 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.86%) VBScript
4 5 (17.86%) XSLT
5 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
5 4 (14.29%) ITSM
5 4 (14.29%) MVC
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (14.29%) Degree

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (17.86%) Subversion
3 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA
5 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.57%) Toad
5 1 (3.57%) PeopleTools
5 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) Ant
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Report Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
6 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Communications Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) XML
3 5 (17.86%) XSLT
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) RESTful
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
3 3 (10.71%) Ergonomics
4 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
2 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (14.29%) ITSM
2 4 (14.29%) MVC
2 4 (14.29%) Service Management
2 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Validation
3 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) User Stories
4 2 (7.14%) Data Management
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
2 5 (17.86%) VBScript
2 5 (17.86%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) XPath
4 1 (3.57%) Groovy
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) PeopleCode
4 1 (3.57%) SQR
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.14%) Netezza
4 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Informatica
4 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.57%) Teradata
4 1 (3.57%) Omniture
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