Period
to 23 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee 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 23 February 2019 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 > Dundee
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 16 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 3.85% 3.45% 27.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% 6.45% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Dundee median daily rate £300 £323 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.12% -10.90% +11.54%
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dundee median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £16.86 £31.25
% change year-on-year +89.80% -46.05% -21.88%

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 Dundee with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dundee
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 21 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 40.38% 53.45% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 13
Dundee median daily rate £310 £225 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.78% -19.64% -6.67%
10th Percentile £201 £205 £201
90th Percentile £353 £300 £413
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +3.13% +11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Dundee median hourly rate - £41.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £20.21 £44.00
% change year-on-year +110.29% -54.07% +17.33%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Dundee

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Dundee

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Dundee

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for SQL.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Refactoring

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (50.00%) CppUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Production DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Kafka
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) WebSockets
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle