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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 21 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 28.00% 16.39% 10.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 63.64% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £330 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £190 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £360
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 £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
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
33 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 44.00% 49.18% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 12
Average daily rate £350 £343 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +13.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015. 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 +4 20 £313 -5.30% 5
Linlithgow - - - -
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 14 (41.18%) XML
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) UNIX
4 9 (26.47%) Data Analysis
5 8 (23.53%) Subversion
5 8 (23.53%) Selenium
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 8 (23.53%) XSLT
5 8 (23.53%) .NET
5 8 (23.53%) SMS
6 7 (20.59%) Service Management
6 7 (20.59%) ITSM
6 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
7 6 (17.65%) FTP
8 5 (14.71%) C#
8 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
8 5 (14.71%) Maven
8 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
8 5 (14.71%) User Stories
8 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (14.71%) JIRA
8 5 (14.71%) QA
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.76%) RESTful
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 4 (11.76%) BDD
9 4 (11.76%) XPath

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) SMS
2 6 (17.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Subversion
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 5 (14.71%) Maven
3 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.71%) JIRA
4 3 (8.82%) Toad
4 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.82%) Ant
4 3 (8.82%) Bugzilla
4 3 (8.82%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) PeopleTools
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 6 (17.65%) Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Automation Tester
6 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Communications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) XML
2 8 (23.53%) XSLT
2 8 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) RESTful
3 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (11.76%) XML Schema
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) JSON
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (5.88%) Spring
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
6 1 (2.94%) HTML
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) jQuery
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) UNIX
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Data Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) Service Management
4 7 (20.59%) ITSM
5 5 (14.71%) User Stories
6 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) BDD
6 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) MVC
7 3 (8.82%) SOA
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Web Development
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.94%) Test Planning
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) C#
1 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
2 4 (11.76%) XPath
2 4 (11.76%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PeopleCode
5 1 (2.94%) SQR
5 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) Teradata
2 3 (8.82%) Netezza
3 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £275 - £310 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Lothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago