The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 124 113 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.32% 10.25% 8.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.02% 39.37% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 52 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £264 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £419 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +54.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
413 287 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.39% 26.04% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 123 86
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 88 (36.07%) Finance
2 58 (23.77%) Oracle
3 51 (20.90%) SQL Server
4 49 (20.08%) .NET
5 47 (19.26%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (18.03%) PL/SQL
7 43 (17.62%) ETL
8 40 (16.39%) JavaScript
9 38 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (14.75%) Migration
10 36 (14.75%) Microsoft
11 35 (14.34%) ASP.NET
12 32 (13.11%) C#
12 32 (13.11%) Asset Management
13 31 (12.70%) Banking
13 31 (12.70%) SAS
14 30 (12.30%) HTML
15 27 (11.07%) Windows
16 26 (10.66%) Web Services
16 26 (10.66%) Markit EDM
17 25 (10.25%) VBA
18 22 (9.02%) XML
18 22 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (9.02%) Investment Management
19 21 (8.61%) Oracle Database
19 21 (8.61%) Java
19 21 (8.61%) CSS
20 20 (8.20%) T-SQL
20 20 (8.20%) UNIX
20 20 (8.20%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (12.70%) SAS
2 15 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.74%) IIS
4 11 (4.51%) Lync
5 10 (4.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.46%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.05%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.23%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.23%) CMS
8 3 (1.23%) Apache
8 3 (1.23%) Sitefinity
8 3 (1.23%) nginx
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.82%) WordPress
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.41%) PegaRULES
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.82%) MS Project
3 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (10.66%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.41%) Movex
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.87%) FTP
2 4 (1.64%) SAN
3 3 (1.23%) Internet
3 3 (1.23%) DHCP
3 3 (1.23%) DNS
4 1 (0.41%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.41%) VPN
4 1 (0.41%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.61%) Oracle Database
3 20 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 8 (3.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.28%) SAP Data Services
9 7 (2.87%) Oracle OWB
9 7 (2.87%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.46%) OLAP
10 6 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.05%) Star Schema
11 5 (2.05%) MySQL
12 4 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (1.64%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 12 (4.92%) Subversion
2 9 (3.69%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.87%) PowerDesigner
4 6 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (2.46%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.05%) Selenium
5 5 (2.05%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.23%) JIRA
6 3 (1.23%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.23%) JBuilder
6 3 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.23%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.41%) ERwin
8 1 (0.41%) ProC
8 1 (0.41%) NUnit
General
1 88 (36.07%) Finance
2 31 (12.70%) Banking
3 16 (6.56%) Retail
4 8 (3.28%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.05%) Marketing
5 5 (2.05%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.64%) Back Office
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 117 (47.95%) Developer
2 75 (30.74%) Analyst
3 23 (9.43%) Data Analyst
4 22 (9.02%) .NET Developer
5 16 (6.56%) Consultant
6 15 (6.15%) Test Analyst
7 11 (4.51%) Lead Developer
7 11 (4.51%) ETL Developer
8 10 (4.10%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (4.10%) SharePoint Developer
8 10 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (3.69%) Analyst Developer
9 9 (3.69%) SAS Developer
10 8 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (2.87%) SAS Analyst
11 7 (2.87%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.87%) Programmer
11 7 (2.87%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.46%) Applications Developer
12 6 (2.46%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.08%) .NET
2 35 (14.34%) ASP.NET
3 30 (12.30%) HTML
4 26 (10.66%) Web Services
5 22 (9.02%) XML
6 21 (8.61%) CSS
7 17 (6.97%) .NET Framework
8 16 (6.56%) jQuery
9 13 (5.33%) WCF
9 13 (5.33%) JSON
10 12 (4.92%) SOAP
10 12 (4.92%) HTML5
11 10 (4.10%) RESTful
12 7 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (2.46%) AngularJS
13 6 (2.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (2.05%) WPF
14 5 (2.05%) Java EE
15 4 (1.64%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.10%) User Experience
3 6 (2.46%) Mainframe
3 6 (2.46%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.64%) Statistics
4 4 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.23%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.82%) Open Source
6 2 (0.82%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.82%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.82%) Equities
6 2 (0.82%) GIS
6 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.41%) NHS
7 1 (0.41%) Derivative
7 1 (0.41%) Replication
7 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.41%) DataPower
7 1 (0.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.07%) Windows
2 20 (8.20%) UNIX
3 11 (4.51%) Linux
4 10 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.05%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.41%) zOS
8 1 (0.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.62%) ETL
2 38 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (14.75%) Migration
4 32 (13.11%) Asset Management
5 22 (9.02%) Investment Management
5 22 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (7.79%) Data Migration
7 18 (7.38%) Business Analysis
8 15 (6.15%) Coaching
9 14 (5.74%) Data Management
9 14 (5.74%) SOA
9 14 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (4.92%) MVC
11 11 (4.51%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.51%) Dimensional Modelling
11 11 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (4.10%) Data Modelling
13 8 (3.28%) Validation
13 8 (3.28%) Test Scripting
13 8 (3.28%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.03%) PL/SQL
2 40 (16.39%) JavaScript
3 32 (13.11%) C#
4 25 (10.25%) VBA
5 21 (8.61%) Java
6 20 (8.20%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.10%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.69%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.28%) VBScript
10 7 (2.87%) VB
11 6 (2.46%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.05%) Python
13 4 (1.64%) Perl
14 3 (1.23%) VB6
15 2 (0.82%) XPath
15 2 (0.82%) SAS Macro
15 2 (0.82%) Jython
15 2 (0.82%) PHP
16 1 (0.41%) XQuery
16 1 (0.41%) REXX
Qualifications
1 8 (3.28%) ISTQB
1 8 (3.28%) ISEB
2 6 (2.46%) Degree
3 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.74%) QA
2 4 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.87%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.41%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.41%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 58 (23.77%) Oracle
2 36 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.74%) Charles River
4 12 (4.92%) Business Objects
5 11 (4.51%) HP
6 9 (3.69%) Teradata
6 9 (3.69%) Tableau
7 8 (3.28%) SAP
8 7 (2.87%) Sybase
9 6 (2.46%) Informatica
10 5 (2.05%) JBoss
11 4 (1.64%) TSYS
11 4 (1.64%) VMware
12 3 (1.23%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.23%) GoldenSource
12 3 (1.23%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.23%) EMC
12 3 (1.23%) Citrix
12 3 (1.23%) NetApp
12 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
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