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 3 months to 29 March 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 / Dundee
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 16.67% 12.50% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 25.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £205 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -18.33%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dundee
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 38.89% 50.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £271 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.18% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dundee citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Dundee over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 March 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 Dundee region with a requirement for SQL.

1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 6 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (18.18%) Clustering
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Life Science
7 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
7 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland

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 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (9.09%) DTS
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Business Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Data Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP BI Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) HND
1 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Brio
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft