Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 6.57% 9.47% 9.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 21.95% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Aberdeen median daily rate £378 £158 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +139.68% -64.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £210 £150 £414
90th Percentile £502 £183 £511
Scotland median daily rate £380 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% - +128.57%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 30 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 21.90% 43.16% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 10
Aberdeen median daily rate £381 £293 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.34% -40.00% +45.52%
10th Percentile £193 £156 £406
90th Percentile £438 £375 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - £28.00
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.15% +9.33% +7.14%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Aberdeen

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Aberdeen

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Aberdeen

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for SQL.

1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Project Governance
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) ISDN
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) Teradata
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Informatica
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) PaaS
5 2 (22.22%) IaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 3 (33.33%) ISDN
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Report Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Report Writer
2 2 (22.22%) SSRS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SSRS Report Writer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Integration Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Informatica
2 2 (22.22%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft