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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 6 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 133 129 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.22% 9.05% 19.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.36% 28.86% 50.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 81 163
Median daily rate £350 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.34% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +13.63%

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
356 447 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.41% 31.35% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 260 284
Median daily rate £375 £380 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL.

1 105 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (37.09%) Oracle
3 84 (30.55%) Finance
4 75 (27.27%) Java
5 67 (24.36%) SQL Server
6 55 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 54 (19.64%) .NET
8 51 (18.55%) C#
9 39 (14.18%) Oracle Database
10 37 (13.45%) Microsoft
11 36 (13.09%) JavaScript
11 36 (13.09%) Web Services
12 35 (12.73%) Windows
12 35 (12.73%) Linux
12 35 (12.73%) Scrum
13 34 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (12.00%) JIRA
15 32 (11.64%) Python
16 31 (11.27%) XML
17 30 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
18 29 (10.55%) HTML
18 29 (10.55%) Banking
18 29 (10.55%) BDD
18 29 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (10.18%) T-SQL
19 28 (10.18%) ETL
20 26 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
21 24 (8.73%) Relational Database
22 23 (8.36%) Migration
22 23 (8.36%) CSS

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 18 (6.55%) JBoss
2 15 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (4.73%) SAS
4 12 (4.36%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.18%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.18%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.45%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.09%) CMS
8 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.73%) Apache
9 2 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.73%) WordPress
10 1 (0.36%) CICS
10 1 (0.36%) Confluence
10 1 (0.36%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.82%) MS Office
3 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.00%) Markit EDM
2 10 (3.64%) SAP BPC
2 10 (3.64%) SAP MII
3 7 (2.55%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (2.55%) Sonata
3 7 (2.55%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.36%) Endur
5 1 (0.36%) Findur
5 1 (0.36%) Minerva
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.73%) IaaS
3 2 (0.73%) Office 365
3 2 (0.73%) PaaS
3 2 (0.73%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.91%) DHCP
1 8 (2.91%) DNS
1 8 (2.91%) Internet
2 5 (1.82%) Firewall
2 5 (1.82%) SAN
3 4 (1.45%) LAN
3 4 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.45%) WAN
4 3 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (1.09%) NAS
4 3 (1.09%) VLAN
4 3 (1.09%) VPN
5 2 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.73%) LDAP
5 2 (0.73%) TACACS
5 2 (0.73%) VoIP
6 1 (0.36%) FTP
6 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 39 (14.18%) Oracle Database
3 30 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (8.73%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (5.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (5.09%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (5.09%) RDBMS
8 12 (4.36%) GIS
9 10 (3.64%) MaxDB
9 10 (3.64%) SAP BW
10 8 (2.91%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.45%) DB2
13 4 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.45%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 33 (12.00%) JIRA
2 20 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.82%) Subversion
4 13 (4.73%) Selenium
5 12 (4.36%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.64%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.64%) NWDI
7 9 (3.27%) Maven
7 9 (3.27%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.91%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.55%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.55%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.18%) PowerBuilder
11 5 (1.82%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.45%) Gradle
13 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 84 (30.55%) Finance
2 29 (10.55%) Banking
3 12 (4.36%) Law
4 6 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.82%) Retail
6 4 (1.45%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.09%) Marketing
8 2 (0.73%) Advertising
8 2 (0.73%) Back Office
8 2 (0.73%) Electronics
8 2 (0.73%) Legal
8 2 (0.73%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (45.09%) Developer
2 65 (23.64%) Analyst
3 24 (8.73%) Java Developer
3 24 (8.73%) SQL Developer
3 24 (8.73%) Test Analyst
4 22 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 19 (6.91%) Consultant
6 18 (6.55%) .NET Developer
7 17 (6.18%) Oracle Developer
8 16 (5.82%) Data Analyst
8 16 (5.82%) Senior Test Analyst
9 13 (4.73%) Administrator
9 13 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (4.36%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.36%) Systems Analyst
11 11 (4.00%) BizTalk Developer
11 11 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
12 9 (3.27%) Developer in Test
12 9 (3.27%) SAP Administrator
12 9 (3.27%) SAP Basis Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (19.64%) .NET
2 36 (13.09%) Web Services
3 31 (11.27%) XML
4 29 (10.55%) HTML
5 23 (8.36%) CSS
6 18 (6.55%) SOAP
7 16 (5.82%) .NET Framework
7 16 (5.82%) Java EE
7 16 (5.82%) JMS
7 16 (5.82%) jQuery
7 16 (5.82%) XSLT
8 15 (5.45%) ASP.NET
9 13 (4.73%) Middleware
10 10 (3.64%) SAP Basis
11 9 (3.27%) AngularJS
11 9 (3.27%) WPF
12 8 (2.91%) Hibernate
12 8 (2.91%) JPA
12 8 (2.91%) WinForms
13 7 (2.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.18%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.55%) Credit Risk
3 7 (2.55%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.18%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.82%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.45%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.45%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.45%) Fintech
7 3 (1.09%) Clustering
7 3 (1.09%) Replication
8 2 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.73%) iSeries
8 2 (0.73%) Tandem
9 1 (0.36%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.73%) Linux
1 35 (12.73%) Windows
2 21 (7.64%) Unix
3 10 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.55%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.09%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.73%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.73%) VMS
9 2 (0.73%) zOS
10 1 (0.36%) AIX
10 1 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (12.73%) Scrum
3 34 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (10.55%) BDD
5 28 (10.18%) ETL
6 26 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (8.36%) Migration
8 22 (8.00%) TDD
9 21 (7.64%) User Stories
10 19 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (5.82%) Kanban
11 16 (5.82%) Test Automation
12 15 (5.45%) MVC
12 15 (5.45%) SDLC
12 15 (5.45%) SOA
13 14 (5.09%) Integration Testing
13 14 (5.09%) OO
14 13 (4.73%) DevOps
14 13 (4.73%) Mentoring
15 12 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (27.27%) Java
2 55 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 51 (18.55%) C#
4 36 (13.09%) JavaScript
5 32 (11.64%) Python
6 28 (10.18%) T-SQL
7 12 (4.36%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.27%) VB
9 7 (2.55%) C
9 7 (2.55%) Perl
10 5 (1.82%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (1.09%) Delphi
11 3 (1.09%) PHP
12 2 (0.73%) ES6
12 2 (0.73%) JCL
12 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.73%) VBA
12 2 (0.73%) XAML
13 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (3.64%) Degree
2 9 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.82%) ISEB
4 4 (1.45%) BC Cleared
4 4 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.09%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.73%) QA
2 10 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.09%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) FINREP
System Software
1 15 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.45%) XenApp
4 4 (1.45%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.09%) NFS
6 2 (0.73%) Docker
6 2 (0.73%) RACF
6 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.36%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (4.73%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.55%) Ansible
3 5 (1.82%) Puppet
3 5 (1.82%) SCCM
4 4 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.45%) SCOM
4 4 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.36%) Packer
Vendors
1 102 (37.09%) Oracle
2 37 (13.45%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.45%) SAP
4 13 (4.73%) HP
5 10 (3.64%) Sybase
6 9 (3.27%) Teradata
6 9 (3.27%) VMware
7 8 (2.91%) IBM
8 7 (2.55%) FNZ
9 6 (2.18%) Cisco
9 6 (2.18%) Informatica
9 6 (2.18%) Intel Security
9 6 (2.18%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.82%) Citrix
10 5 (1.82%) Tableau
11 4 (1.45%) CA
11 4 (1.45%) Symantec
12 3 (1.09%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.09%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.09%) NetApp
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