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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 7 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 128 166 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.09% 11.49% 16.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.59% 36.09% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 109 145
Median daily rate £350 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.17 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+55.10% -14.60%

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
370 460 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.63% 31.83% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 264 270
Median daily rate £388 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £52.09 £40.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.40% -15.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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.

1 103 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (37.12%) Oracle
3 82 (31.06%) Finance
4 73 (27.65%) Java
5 72 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 51 (19.32%) .NET
7 49 (18.56%) PL/SQL
8 47 (17.80%) C#
9 39 (14.77%) Windows
9 39 (14.77%) Linux
10 38 (14.39%) Oracle Database
11 34 (12.88%) Scrum
12 33 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 32 (12.12%) Python
13 32 (12.12%) Banking
14 31 (11.74%) Web Services
14 31 (11.74%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (11.36%) ETL
16 29 (10.98%) JavaScript
17 27 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
18 25 (9.47%) T-SQL
18 25 (9.47%) JIRA
18 25 (9.47%) Git (software)
19 24 (9.09%) BDD
20 23 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (8.71%) HTML
21 22 (8.33%) XML
21 22 (8.33%) Relational Database
22 21 (7.95%) TDD

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 15 (5.68%) SAS
2 13 (4.92%) JBoss
3 11 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (3.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.89%) CMS
6 5 (1.89%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.52%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.76%) Apache
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.76%) WordPress
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 13 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.79%) SAP BPC
1 10 (3.79%) SAP MII
2 8 (3.03%) Markit EDM
3 7 (2.65%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (1.89%) Sonata
5 4 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.38%) Endur
8 1 (0.38%) Findur
8 1 (0.38%) Minerva
8 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) IaaS
3 2 (0.76%) Office 365
3 2 (0.76%) PaaS
3 2 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.41%) DNS
2 8 (3.03%) DHCP
3 7 (2.65%) Internet
4 5 (1.89%) Firewall
4 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.52%) LAN
5 4 (1.52%) WAN
6 3 (1.14%) LDAP
6 3 (1.14%) SAN
6 3 (1.14%) VLAN
6 3 (1.14%) VPN
7 2 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.76%) TACACS
7 2 (0.76%) VoIP
8 1 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.38%) FTP
8 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.39%) Oracle Database
3 27 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 16 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 16 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (3.79%) MaxDB
8 10 (3.79%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.79%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (3.79%) SAP BW
8 10 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.41%) GIS
9 9 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.65%) Big Data
11 4 (1.52%) QGIS
11 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (9.47%) Git (software)
1 25 (9.47%) JIRA
2 19 (7.20%) Subversion
3 16 (6.06%) Selenium
4 14 (5.30%) Cucumber
4 14 (5.30%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.79%) NWDI
5 10 (3.79%) WebDriver
6 8 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (3.03%) SoapUI
7 7 (2.65%) Maven
8 6 (2.27%) PowerBuilder
9 5 (1.89%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.52%) DbUnit
10 4 (1.52%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.52%) Gradle
10 4 (1.52%) JUnit
10 4 (1.52%) Mockito
10 4 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (31.06%) Finance
2 32 (12.12%) Banking
3 17 (6.44%) Law
4 6 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.14%) Marketing
6 3 (1.14%) Retail
6 3 (1.14%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.76%) Advertising
7 2 (0.76%) Back Office
7 2 (0.76%) Legal
7 2 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 110 (41.67%) Developer
2 60 (22.73%) Analyst
3 23 (8.71%) Consultant
4 22 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 19 (7.20%) Data Analyst
6 18 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 18 (6.82%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.44%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (6.44%) Test Analyst
8 16 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
9 14 (5.30%) Administrator
10 12 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
11 11 (4.17%) BizTalk Developer
11 11 (4.17%) Business Analyst
11 11 (4.17%) Database Consultant
11 11 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
11 11 (4.17%) Security Consultant
12 10 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (3.79%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.79%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.32%) .NET
2 31 (11.74%) Web Services
3 23 (8.71%) HTML
4 22 (8.33%) XML
5 20 (7.58%) CSS
6 18 (6.82%) jQuery
7 15 (5.68%) ASP.NET
8 13 (4.92%) .NET Framework
8 13 (4.92%) Middleware
9 11 (4.17%) AngularJS
9 11 (4.17%) Java EE
9 11 (4.17%) JMS
9 11 (4.17%) XSLT
10 10 (3.79%) SAP Basis
10 10 (3.79%) SOAP
11 9 (3.41%) WPF
12 8 (3.03%) Spring
13 7 (2.65%) Hibernate
13 7 (2.65%) WinForms
14 6 (2.27%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.20%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.65%) Mainframe
3 7 (2.65%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.89%) Clustering
5 5 (1.89%) Fintech
6 4 (1.52%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.52%) Replication
7 3 (1.14%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.76%) iSeries
8 2 (0.76%) Tandem
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.38%) iPad
9 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.77%) Linux
1 39 (14.77%) Windows
2 19 (7.20%) Unix
3 11 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.65%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.76%) Android
7 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.76%) OpenVMS
7 2 (0.76%) VMS
7 2 (0.76%) zOS
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.38%) MVS
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (12.88%) Scrum
3 31 (11.74%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (11.36%) ETL
5 24 (9.09%) BDD
6 23 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (7.95%) TDD
8 20 (7.58%) Migration
8 20 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (6.06%) MVC
9 16 (6.06%) User Stories
10 14 (5.30%) Kanban
10 14 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (5.30%) Test Automation
11 13 (4.92%) SIEM
12 12 (4.55%) DevOps
12 12 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.55%) Integration Testing
12 12 (4.55%) OO
12 12 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.65%) Java
2 49 (18.56%) PL/SQL
3 47 (17.80%) C#
4 32 (12.12%) Python
5 29 (10.98%) JavaScript
6 25 (9.47%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.17%) Perl
8 10 (3.79%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.41%) VB
10 6 (2.27%) C
10 6 (2.27%) VBA
11 5 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.14%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (1.14%) PHP
13 2 (0.76%) C++
13 2 (0.76%) Delphi
13 2 (0.76%) ES6
13 2 (0.76%) JCL
13 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (5.30%) Degree
2 9 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.52%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.76%) ISEB
5 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.76%) MCDBA
5 2 (0.76%) MCITP
5 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.92%) QA
2 10 (3.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) FINREP
4 1 (0.38%) IFRS
4 1 (0.38%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 16 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.14%) XenApp
5 3 (1.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.76%) Docker
6 2 (0.76%) RACF
6 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.38%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (2.65%) Ansible
2 6 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.89%) Puppet
3 5 (1.89%) SCCM
4 3 (1.14%) SCOM
4 3 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.38%) Packer
5 1 (0.38%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 98 (37.12%) Oracle
2 33 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.68%) SAP
4 11 (4.17%) Teradata
5 10 (3.79%) Sybase
6 9 (3.41%) IBM
7 8 (3.03%) Cisco
7 8 (3.03%) HP
7 8 (3.03%) VMware
8 7 (2.65%) Intel Security
8 7 (2.65%) Tableau
9 6 (2.27%) Citrix
9 6 (2.27%) Informatica
10 5 (1.89%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.89%) FNZ
11 4 (1.52%) CA
12 3 (1.14%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.14%) Juniper
12 3 (1.14%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.14%) Symantec
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