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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 107 124 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.95% 11.06% 9.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.10% 44.60% 41.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £410 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% +34.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +3.50%
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
410 278 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.31% 24.80% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 111 91
Average daily rate £368 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.65 £21.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 74 (31.22%) Finance
2 54 (22.78%) Oracle
3 50 (21.10%) SQL Server
4 48 (20.25%) .NET
5 44 (18.57%) ETL
6 39 (16.46%) JavaScript
7 37 (15.61%) PL/SQL
8 35 (14.77%) C#
8 35 (14.77%) Microsoft
9 34 (14.35%) ASP.NET
10 33 (13.92%) Asset Management
11 30 (12.66%) Migration
11 30 (12.66%) HTML
11 30 (12.66%) Windows
12 27 (11.39%) Web Services
12 27 (11.39%) VBA
13 25 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (10.13%) Investment Management
14 24 (10.13%) Markit EDM
15 23 (9.70%) Banking
15 23 (9.70%) Java
15 23 (9.70%) UNIX
16 22 (9.28%) XML
17 21 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (8.86%) Oracle Database
18 20 (8.44%) JSON
18 20 (8.44%) CSS
18 20 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
19 19 (8.02%) Active Directory
19 19 (8.02%) T-SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (7.59%) SAS
2 16 (6.75%) IIS
3 13 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.06%) Lync
5 11 (4.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.95%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.27%) Sitefinity
7 3 (1.27%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.27%) CMS
7 3 (1.27%) Apache
7 3 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.84%) WordPress
8 2 (0.84%) nginx
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.42%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 16 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (10.13%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Movex
3 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.84%) GitHub
2 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) FTP
2 4 (1.69%) SAN
3 3 (1.27%) Internet
3 3 (1.27%) DHCP
3 3 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.42%) VPN
4 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (8.86%) Oracle Database
3 18 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.95%) Oracle OWB
7 7 (2.95%) OLAP
7 7 (2.95%) Informix
7 7 (2.95%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.95%) Star Schema
8 6 (2.53%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (2.53%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (2.53%) Data Mart
8 6 (2.53%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (2.53%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.11%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (2.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 10 (4.22%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.38%) Subversion
3 7 (2.95%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (2.53%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.11%) Selenium
5 5 (2.11%) JIRA
6 4 (1.69%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.27%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.27%) JBuilder
7 3 (1.27%) ERwin
7 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.42%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.42%) T4 Templates
General
1 74 (31.22%) Finance
2 23 (9.70%) Banking
3 6 (2.53%) Investment Banking
3 6 (2.53%) Retail
4 4 (1.69%) Back Office
5 3 (1.27%) Marketing
5 3 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.84%) Front Office
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (47.26%) Developer
2 66 (27.85%) Analyst
3 21 (8.86%) Data Analyst
4 20 (8.44%) .NET Developer
5 16 (6.75%) Test Analyst
5 16 (6.75%) Consultant
6 11 (4.64%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (4.64%) ETL Developer
6 11 (4.64%) Lead Developer
7 10 (4.22%) SharePoint Developer
8 8 (3.38%) Analyst Developer
9 7 (2.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (2.95%) Software Engineer
9 7 (2.95%) DBA
9 7 (2.95%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.53%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (2.53%) Tester
10 6 (2.53%) Software Developer
10 6 (2.53%) Architect
10 6 (2.53%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (20.25%) .NET
2 34 (14.35%) ASP.NET
3 30 (12.66%) HTML
4 27 (11.39%) Web Services
5 22 (9.28%) XML
6 20 (8.44%) JSON
6 20 (8.44%) CSS
7 17 (7.17%) jQuery
8 14 (5.91%) WCF
9 13 (5.49%) .NET Framework
10 12 (5.06%) SOAP
10 12 (5.06%) HTML5
11 10 (4.22%) RESTful
12 7 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (2.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (2.11%) AngularJS
14 5 (2.11%) WPF
14 5 (2.11%) Java EE
14 5 (2.11%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (1.69%) Mainframe
1 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
1 4 (1.69%) Statistics
2 3 (1.27%) SWIFT
2 3 (1.27%) Credit Risk
3 2 (0.84%) GIS
3 2 (0.84%) Equities
3 2 (0.84%) Device Driver
3 2 (0.84%) Data Extraction
3 2 (0.84%) Open Source
3 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.42%) DataPower
4 1 (0.42%) RIA
4 1 (0.42%) Blog
4 1 (0.42%) VSAM
4 1 (0.42%) Derivative
4 1 (0.42%) Replication
4 1 (0.42%) Clustering
4 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.66%) Windows
2 23 (9.70%) UNIX
3 14 (5.91%) Linux
4 11 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.11%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.57%) ETL
2 33 (13.92%) Asset Management
3 30 (12.66%) Migration
4 25 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (10.13%) Investment Management
6 20 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (8.02%) Data Management
8 16 (6.75%) Data Migration
8 16 (6.75%) Business Analysis
9 15 (6.33%) SOA
10 14 (5.91%) Dimensional Modelling
10 14 (5.91%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (5.49%) MVC
11 13 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.06%) Data Analysis
13 9 (3.80%) Data Modelling
14 8 (3.38%) Test Scripting
14 8 (3.38%) Test Automation
14 8 (3.38%) Test Strategy
14 8 (3.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.46%) JavaScript
2 37 (15.61%) PL/SQL
3 35 (14.77%) C#
4 27 (11.39%) VBA
5 23 (9.70%) Java
6 19 (8.02%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.06%) Perl
8 11 (4.64%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.80%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.38%) VB
11 5 (2.11%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.11%) VBScript
12 4 (1.69%) Python
12 4 (1.69%) VB6
12 4 (1.69%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.84%) PHP
13 2 (0.84%) Jython
13 2 (0.84%) XPath
14 1 (0.42%) PROC SQL
14 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 10 (4.22%) ISEB
1 10 (4.22%) Degree
1 10 (4.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.95%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.42%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 54 (22.78%) Oracle
2 35 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.64%) HP
4 9 (3.80%) Business Objects
5 8 (3.38%) Charles River
6 7 (2.95%) Sybase
6 7 (2.95%) Informatica
7 6 (2.53%) SAP
7 6 (2.53%) Tableau
8 5 (2.11%) JBoss
8 5 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.69%) VMware
9 4 (1.69%) GoldenSource
9 4 (1.69%) TSYS
10 3 (1.27%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.27%) Teradata
10 3 (1.27%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.27%) Cognos
10 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.27%) Citrix
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Alexander Mann Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago