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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 25 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.36% 40.00% 15.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.14% 63.64% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 7
Average daily rate
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£323 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £365 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £404 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.38 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +3.30%
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
43 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 40.19% 62.86% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 18
Average daily rate £320 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £415 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -2 24 £325 -13.33% 1
SQL
Scotland

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 20 (44.44%) UNIX
2 14 (31.11%) Oracle
3 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.78%) Selenium
4 8 (17.78%) .NET
5 7 (15.56%) Java
5 7 (15.56%) Content Management
5 7 (15.56%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Time Management
6 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.33%) Windows
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) VBA
7 5 (11.11%) Perl
7 5 (11.11%) JIRA
7 5 (11.11%) QA
7 5 (11.11%) Maven
7 5 (11.11%) RESTful
7 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (8.89%) Spring
8 4 (8.89%) Web Development
8 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) FTP
2 1 (2.22%) SNMP
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.22%) OLAP
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.22%) StreamInsight
5 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Selenium
2 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.11%) Maven
3 5 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) PeopleTools
4 3 (6.67%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.44%) Xcode
5 2 (4.44%) Toad
5 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.22%) Ant
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Applications Support
4 7 (15.56%) Team Leader
4 7 (15.56%) Support Team Leader
4 7 (15.56%) Application Support Team Leader
5 6 (13.33%) Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Report Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) PeopleSoft Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) RESTful
3 4 (8.89%) CSS
3 4 (8.89%) Spring
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.44%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) XML Schema
5 2 (4.44%) MDX
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Ergonomics
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) UNIX
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.56%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (15.56%) Content Management
3 6 (13.33%) Time Management
3 6 (13.33%) Scrum
3 6 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Web Development
4 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.67%) SDLC
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Coaching
6 2 (4.44%) User Stories
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (4.44%) TDD
6 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Java
2 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Perl
3 5 (11.11%) VBA
4 3 (6.67%) PeopleCode
4 3 (6.67%) SQR
4 3 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.44%) XPath
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) sed
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) AWK
6 1 (2.22%) VBScript
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (6.67%) McAfee
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Teradata
4 1 (2.22%) Omniture
4 1 (2.22%) Netezza
4 1 (2.22%) Trend Micro
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 7 days ago