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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 145 241 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.22% 17.73% 9.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.87% 52.28% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 157 65
Average daily rate £400 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £294 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
455 461 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.06% 33.92% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 275 184
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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.

1 139 (45.87%) Finance
2 104 (34.32%) Oracle
3 74 (24.42%) SQL Server
4 59 (19.47%) Markit EDM
5 58 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (17.49%) Java
7 51 (16.83%) C#
8 48 (15.84%) ETL
9 44 (14.52%) .NET
9 44 (14.52%) Banking
10 42 (13.86%) Microsoft
11 38 (12.54%) PL/SQL
12 33 (10.89%) Unix
13 32 (10.56%) T-SQL
13 32 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (9.90%) MS Excel
16 29 (9.57%) SAS
16 29 (9.57%) Asset Management
17 28 (9.24%) Web Services
17 28 (9.24%) HTML
18 27 (8.91%) JavaScript
18 27 (8.91%) Oracle Database
19 26 (8.58%) Data Modelling
19 26 (8.58%) Investment Management
20 25 (8.25%) Charles River
20 25 (8.25%) Migration
21 24 (7.92%) Business Analysis
21 24 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 23 (7.59%) Data Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (9.57%) SAS
2 16 (5.28%) JBoss
3 9 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.64%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.31%) ArcGIS
5 7 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.65%) Apache
7 4 (1.32%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.66%) IIS
9 2 (0.66%) Jadu
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.66%) WordPress
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.33%) Captiva
10 1 (0.33%) Confluence
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (19.47%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.98%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.66%) ACBS
4 2 (0.66%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.66%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.66%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) GitHub
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.99%) DNS
1 3 (0.99%) Firewall
2 2 (0.66%) DHCP
2 2 (0.66%) LDAP
2 2 (0.66%) Network Security
2 2 (0.66%) SAN
2 2 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) LAN
3 1 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.33%) SSL
3 1 (0.33%) VPN
3 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (8.91%) Oracle Database
4 24 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (6.60%) Relational Database
6 19 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (5.61%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (2.97%) DTS
11 8 (2.64%) MongoDB
11 8 (2.64%) MS Access
11 8 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.64%) QGIS
11 8 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (2.31%) GIS
12 7 (2.31%) Informix
12 7 (2.31%) SAP Data Services
13 6 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (7.26%) JIRA
2 17 (5.61%) Selenium
3 13 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (3.96%) SoapUI
5 11 (3.63%) Firebug
5 11 (3.63%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (3.30%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.98%) Toad
8 5 (1.65%) JDeveloper
8 5 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.65%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.66%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.66%) Hudson
10 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.66%) NUnit
10 2 (0.66%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.66%) Subversion
11 1 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 139 (45.87%) Finance
2 44 (14.52%) Banking
3 18 (5.94%) Retail
4 8 (2.64%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.98%) Front Office
6 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.99%) Marketing
6 3 (0.99%) Publishing
6 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.66%) Back Office
7 2 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Military
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 144 (47.52%) Developer
2 84 (27.72%) Analyst
3 29 (9.57%) Test Analyst
4 22 (7.26%) Oracle Developer
5 20 (6.60%) Consultant
6 17 (5.61%) SQL Developer
7 16 (5.28%) Architect
7 16 (5.28%) Data Analyst
7 16 (5.28%) Java Developer
8 15 (4.95%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.62%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.96%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.63%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.30%) DBA
12 10 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (2.97%) Applications Support
13 9 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 9 (2.97%) SAS Analyst
14 8 (2.64%) Financial Analyst
14 8 (2.64%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.52%) .NET
2 28 (9.24%) HTML
2 28 (9.24%) Web Services
3 21 (6.93%) Java EE
4 20 (6.60%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.62%) CSS
5 14 (4.62%) Entity Framework
5 14 (4.62%) jQuery
5 14 (4.62%) Middleware
6 13 (4.29%) Spring
7 12 (3.96%) J2EE
8 11 (3.63%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.30%) XML
10 8 (2.64%) WCF
11 7 (2.31%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (1.98%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.98%) SOAP
12 6 (1.98%) TopLink
13 5 (1.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.62%) Credit Risk
2 14 (4.62%) Data Integration
3 8 (2.64%) Derivative
3 8 (2.64%) Equities
4 7 (2.31%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.98%) Clustering
5 6 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.98%) Replication
6 5 (1.65%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.99%) Photography
8 3 (0.99%) VLE
9 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.66%) Fintech
9 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.89%) Unix
2 20 (6.60%) Linux
3 18 (5.94%) Windows
4 12 (3.96%) Solaris
5 9 (2.97%) AIX
6 8 (2.64%) HPUX
7 7 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.65%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.66%) zOS
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.84%) ETL
3 32 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (9.57%) Asset Management
5 26 (8.58%) Data Modelling
5 26 (8.58%) Investment Management
6 25 (8.25%) Migration
7 24 (7.92%) Business Analysis
8 23 (7.59%) Data Management
8 23 (7.59%) SDLC
9 21 (6.93%) Scrum
9 21 (6.93%) Software Testing
10 19 (6.27%) Test Automation
11 18 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (5.61%) MVC
12 17 (5.61%) SOA
13 15 (4.95%) Kanban
14 14 (4.62%) ITIL
14 14 (4.62%) Project Management
14 14 (4.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (17.49%) Java
2 51 (16.83%) C#
3 38 (12.54%) PL/SQL
4 32 (10.56%) T-SQL
5 27 (8.91%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.95%) VBA
7 11 (3.63%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.31%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.31%) VB
9 6 (1.98%) Perl
10 5 (1.65%) Python
10 5 (1.65%) VB6
11 3 (0.99%) C++
11 3 (0.99%) Korn
11 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.66%) C
12 2 (0.66%) PHP
13 1 (0.33%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (3.96%) ISEB
2 10 (3.30%) Degree
3 6 (1.98%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) CCNA
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.33%) MCITP
6 1 (0.33%) MCP
6 1 (0.33%) MCSA
6 1 (0.33%) MCSE
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.33%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) HDFS
3 1 (0.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.66%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.66%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (0.33%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 104 (34.32%) Oracle
2 42 (13.86%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.25%) Charles River
4 11 (3.63%) Informatica
4 11 (3.63%) Teradata
5 7 (2.31%) SAP
6 6 (1.98%) ESRI
6 6 (1.98%) Tableau
7 4 (1.32%) Citrix
7 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.99%) Cisco
8 3 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.66%) BMC
9 2 (0.66%) CA
9 2 (0.66%) EMC
9 2 (0.66%) HP
9 2 (0.66%) IBM
9 2 (0.66%) Pega
9 2 (0.66%) Sun
9 2 (0.66%) Sybase
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