The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Stirling
Rank - 5 5
Contract jobs citing SQL 0 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling - 22.00% 23.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 47.83% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £340 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -20.00%  

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 Stirling with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 5 23 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 29.41% 46.00% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 14
Median daily rate £325 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -17.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £248 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stirling 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 Stirling

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Stirling