The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 137 137 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.81% 9.14% 15.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.58% 32.62% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 91 154
Median daily rate £365 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £33.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +29.80%
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 Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
385 420 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.62% 28.02% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 242 316
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Edinburgh region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL.

1 119 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (34.78%) Oracle
3 95 (31.77%) Finance
4 73 (24.41%) SQL Server
5 71 (23.75%) Java
6 61 (20.40%) .NET
7 55 (18.39%) C#
8 52 (17.39%) PL/SQL
9 49 (16.39%) Microsoft
10 42 (14.05%) Web Services
11 41 (13.71%) Oracle Database
12 40 (13.38%) JIRA
13 37 (12.37%) XML
13 37 (12.37%) Data Warehouse
14 36 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (11.71%) Banking
15 35 (11.71%) JavaScript
16 34 (11.37%) Linux
16 34 (11.37%) Scrum
16 34 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
17 33 (11.04%) Windows
17 33 (11.04%) Python
18 32 (10.70%) ETL
19 31 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
20 30 (10.03%) T-SQL
20 30 (10.03%) BDD
21 29 (9.70%) HTML
22 27 (9.03%) Migration
23 26 (8.70%) User Stories
24 25 (8.36%) JBoss

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 25 (8.36%) JBoss
2 24 (8.03%) SAS
3 20 (6.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (4.01%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (3.34%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.34%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.67%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.00%) CMS
9 3 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.67%) Apache
10 2 (0.67%) GeoServer
10 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.68%) MS Office
3 5 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.69%) Markit EDM
2 8 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (2.34%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.67%) Sonata
5 4 (1.34%) SAP BPC
5 4 (1.34%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.33%) Endur
7 1 (0.33%) Findur
7 1 (0.33%) Minerva
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.34%) Office 365
3 3 (1.00%) IaaS
3 3 (1.00%) PaaS
3 3 (1.00%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.68%) DHCP
1 8 (2.68%) DNS
2 6 (2.01%) Internet
2 6 (2.01%) SAN
3 5 (1.67%) Firewall
3 5 (1.67%) LAN
4 4 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.34%) WAN
5 3 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.00%) NAS
5 3 (1.00%) VLAN
5 3 (1.00%) VPN
6 2 (0.67%) FTP
6 2 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.67%) LDAP
6 2 (0.67%) TACACS
7 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.33%) VoIP
7 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (24.41%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.71%) Oracle Database
3 37 (12.37%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (5.69%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.02%) GIS
7 15 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.34%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (3.01%) QGIS
9 9 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.68%) Spatial Data
11 7 (2.34%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (2.01%) DB2
13 5 (1.67%) MS Access
13 5 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (13.38%) JIRA
2 15 (5.02%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.02%) Selenium
3 14 (4.68%) Cucumber
3 14 (4.68%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.68%) Subversion
4 12 (4.01%) Maven
5 11 (3.68%) SoapUI
6 10 (3.34%) WebDriver
7 9 (3.01%) Eclipse
7 9 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.01%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.67%) Gradle
11 4 (1.34%) Hudson
11 4 (1.34%) NWDI
11 4 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.00%) ERwin
12 3 (1.00%) PowerBuilder
12 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 95 (31.77%) Finance
2 35 (11.71%) Banking
3 9 (3.01%) Retail
4 7 (2.34%) Law
4 7 (2.34%) Marketing
5 5 (1.67%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.00%) Advertising
6 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.67%) Back Office
7 2 (0.67%) Electronics
7 2 (0.67%) Legal
7 2 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Military
8 1 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (43.14%) Developer
2 79 (26.42%) Analyst
3 33 (11.04%) Test Analyst
4 29 (9.70%) Java Developer
5 28 (9.36%) Senior Analyst
6 27 (9.03%) SQL Developer
7 20 (6.69%) .NET Developer
8 19 (6.35%) Senior Test Analyst
9 18 (6.02%) Consultant
10 16 (5.35%) Systems Analyst
11 15 (5.02%) Oracle Developer
12 14 (4.68%) Data Analyst
13 13 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 12 (4.01%) Tester
15 11 (3.68%) BizTalk Developer
15 11 (3.68%) Developer in Test
15 11 (3.68%) PL/SQL Developer
16 10 (3.34%) Administrator
16 10 (3.34%) C# Developer
16 10 (3.34%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (20.40%) .NET
2 42 (14.05%) Web Services
3 37 (12.37%) XML
4 29 (9.70%) HTML
5 24 (8.03%) SOAP
6 23 (7.69%) Java EE
7 22 (7.36%) JMS
8 20 (6.69%) CSS
9 19 (6.35%) XSLT
10 15 (5.02%) .NET Framework
10 15 (5.02%) ASP.NET
11 13 (4.35%) Middleware
12 11 (3.68%) Hibernate
12 11 (3.68%) JPA
12 11 (3.68%) jQuery
13 9 (3.01%) Drools
13 9 (3.01%) jBPM
13 9 (3.01%) JSF
13 9 (3.01%) WinForms
13 9 (3.01%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.68%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.34%) Credit Risk
4 8 (2.68%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.01%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.67%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.34%) Clustering
7 4 (1.34%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.67%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.67%) iSeries
9 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.67%) Replication
9 2 (0.67%) Tandem
9 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.33%) Fintech
10 1 (0.33%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.37%) Linux
2 33 (11.04%) Windows
3 23 (7.69%) Unix
4 11 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.01%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.01%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.68%) Windows 10
6 8 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.34%) AIX
8 3 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.67%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.67%) VMS
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.67%) zOS
10 1 (0.33%) Android
10 1 (0.33%) HPUX
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (11.37%) Scrum
4 32 (10.70%) ETL
5 31 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (10.03%) BDD
7 27 (9.03%) Migration
8 26 (8.70%) User Stories
9 22 (7.36%) SDLC
10 21 (7.02%) SOA
11 20 (6.69%) Test Automation
12 19 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (6.35%) TDD
13 17 (5.69%) CRM
13 17 (5.69%) Kanban
14 15 (5.02%) Defect Management
14 15 (5.02%) OO
15 14 (4.68%) Mentoring
15 14 (4.68%) System Testing
15 14 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (23.75%) Java
2 55 (18.39%) C#
3 52 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 35 (11.71%) JavaScript
5 33 (11.04%) Python
6 30 (10.03%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.68%) VB
9 10 (3.34%) C
10 6 (2.01%) VBA
11 4 (1.34%) VBScript
12 3 (1.00%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (1.00%) Delphi
12 3 (1.00%) Perl
12 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.00%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.67%) PHP
13 2 (0.67%) XAML
14 1 (0.33%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 8 (2.68%) Degree
2 6 (2.01%) ISEB
2 6 (2.01%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) MCITP
6 2 (0.67%) MCSA
6 2 (0.67%) MCSE
6 2 (0.67%) MCTS
7 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.35%) QA
2 10 (3.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.34%) SLA
5 1 (0.33%) FINREP
System Software
1 18 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.01%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.67%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.67%) XenApp
3 5 (1.67%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.34%) Docker
5 3 (1.00%) NFS
6 2 (0.67%) RACF
6 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.33%) zsh
Systems Management
1 17 (5.69%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.68%) Ansible
3 6 (2.01%) SCCM
4 5 (1.67%) Puppet
4 5 (1.67%) SCOM
4 5 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 104 (34.78%) Oracle
2 49 (16.39%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.69%) HP
4 13 (4.35%) Teradata
5 11 (3.68%) VMware
6 8 (2.68%) Citrix
6 8 (2.68%) IBM
6 8 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.68%) SAP
7 6 (2.01%) CA
7 6 (2.01%) Charles River
7 6 (2.01%) Cisco
8 5 (1.67%) Cognos
8 5 (1.67%) DevExpress
8 5 (1.67%) FNZ
8 5 (1.67%) Informatica
8 5 (1.67%) Sybase
8 5 (1.67%) Symantec
8 5 (1.67%) Tableau
9 3 (1.00%) Brocade
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