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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 144 194 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.37% 13.80% 9.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.38% 49.87% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 116 69
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £28.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -29.68%
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
407 389 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.32% 27.67% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 228 289
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 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 31 May 2016, 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.

1 129 (42.30%) Finance
2 121 (39.67%) Oracle
3 87 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (22.30%) Banking
5 63 (20.66%) Java
6 61 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 60 (19.67%) Migration
8 47 (15.41%) Microsoft
9 45 (14.75%) ETL
9 45 (14.75%) C#
10 44 (14.43%) Linux
11 42 (13.77%) PL/SQL
12 41 (13.44%) Oracle Database
13 36 (11.80%) JavaScript
13 36 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (11.15%) SAS
15 33 (10.82%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (10.49%) Windows
17 31 (10.16%) Unix
17 31 (10.16%) T-SQL
18 28 (9.18%) HTML
18 28 (9.18%) Web Services
18 28 (9.18%) Data Modelling
18 28 (9.18%) VMware
18 28 (9.18%) MongoDB
19 27 (8.85%) Middleware
20 26 (8.52%) Python
20 26 (8.52%) .NET
20 26 (8.52%) Scrum
20 26 (8.52%) JIRA

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 34 (11.15%) SAS
2 15 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 14 (4.59%) Node.js
4 13 (4.26%) JBoss
5 12 (3.93%) GeoServer
6 10 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.62%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.64%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.64%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.31%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.98%) CICS
10 3 (0.98%) Drupal
10 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.66%) Apache
11 2 (0.66%) Confluence
11 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.97%) MS Office
3 5 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (7.54%) Markit EDM
2 10 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.95%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.66%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.64%) DHCP
1 5 (1.64%) DNS
2 4 (1.31%) Skype
3 3 (0.98%) HTTP
3 3 (0.98%) Internet
3 3 (0.98%) LDAP
4 2 (0.66%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.66%) SAN
4 2 (0.66%) SSH
4 2 (0.66%) SSL
4 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) LAN
5 1 (0.33%) PABX
5 1 (0.33%) PBX
5 1 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.44%) Oracle Database
3 36 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (9.18%) MongoDB
5 23 (7.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (6.23%) NoSQL
8 16 (5.25%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (5.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (4.26%) QGIS
11 11 (3.61%) GIS
11 11 (3.61%) Informix
11 11 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (3.28%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.95%) DB2
13 9 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (2.95%) PowerCenter
14 8 (2.62%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 26 (8.52%) JIRA
2 21 (6.89%) Selenium
2 21 (6.89%) Subversion
3 18 (5.90%) Jenkins
4 17 (5.57%) Git (software)
5 16 (5.25%) Hudson
6 11 (3.61%) SoapUI
7 9 (2.95%) Bower
8 8 (2.62%) ERwin
9 7 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (2.30%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.64%) DBeaver
10 5 (1.64%) Maven
10 5 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.64%) Toad
11 4 (1.31%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.31%) Firebug
11 4 (1.31%) Gradle
12 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 129 (42.30%) Finance
2 68 (22.30%) Banking
3 23 (7.54%) Retail
4 14 (4.59%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.31%) Billing
5 4 (1.31%) Front Office
5 4 (1.31%) Legal
6 2 (0.66%) Back Office
6 2 (0.66%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) German Language
7 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (35.74%) Developer
2 78 (25.57%) Analyst
3 35 (11.48%) Test Analyst
4 24 (7.87%) Consultant
5 23 (7.54%) SQL Developer
6 20 (6.56%) Architect
7 19 (6.23%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.23%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 17 (5.57%) Data Analyst
9 15 (4.92%) DBA
9 15 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
10 12 (3.93%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (3.61%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.61%) SQL BI Developer
12 10 (3.28%) BizTalk Developer
13 9 (2.95%) SQL DBA
14 8 (2.62%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.18%) HTML
1 28 (9.18%) Web Services
2 27 (8.85%) Middleware
3 26 (8.52%) .NET
4 20 (6.56%) CSS
5 19 (6.23%) Java EE
5 19 (6.23%) jQuery
6 17 (5.57%) AngularJS
7 13 (4.26%) PostGIS
7 13 (4.26%) Sass
8 12 (3.93%) XML
9 11 (3.61%) Flask
10 9 (2.95%) REST
10 9 (2.95%) Spring
11 8 (2.62%) SOAP
12 6 (1.97%) ASP.NET
13 5 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.64%) OpenLayers
14 4 (1.31%) Entity Framework
14 4 (1.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.54%) Credit Risk
2 17 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.28%) Replication
4 9 (2.95%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.30%) Clustering
5 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.30%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.97%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.64%) Photography
8 4 (1.31%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.98%) Fintech
9 3 (0.98%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) User Experience
11 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.43%) Linux
2 32 (10.49%) Windows
3 31 (10.16%) Unix
4 20 (6.56%) Solaris
5 19 (6.23%) Windows Server
6 17 (5.57%) AIX
7 15 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.59%) HPUX
9 11 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.98%) OS/2
12 3 (0.98%) zOS
13 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.33%) MVS
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (19.67%) Migration
3 45 (14.75%) ETL
4 33 (10.82%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (9.18%) Data Modelling
6 26 (8.52%) Scrum
7 24 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (7.54%) Data Migration
9 22 (7.21%) Kanban
9 22 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (6.89%) Business Analysis
11 19 (6.23%) Data Analysis
11 19 (6.23%) ITIL
12 18 (5.90%) BDD
12 18 (5.90%) Test Automation
13 16 (5.25%) Software Testing
14 15 (4.92%) Asset Management
14 15 (4.92%) Risk Management
15 14 (4.59%) Configuration Management
15 14 (4.59%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 63 (20.66%) Java
2 45 (14.75%) C#
3 42 (13.77%) PL/SQL
4 36 (11.80%) JavaScript
5 31 (10.16%) T-SQL
6 26 (8.52%) Python
7 20 (6.56%) Perl
8 15 (4.92%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.93%) CoffeeScript
10 11 (3.61%) VBA
11 8 (2.62%) VBScript
12 6 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.97%) VB
13 4 (1.31%) C
13 4 (1.31%) C++
14 3 (0.98%) PHP
14 3 (0.98%) REXX
15 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.66%) Ruby
15 2 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (4.26%) Degree
2 11 (3.61%) ISEB
3 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.31%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.31%) QA
5 2 (0.66%) SLA
6 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.31%) Docker
3 4 (1.31%) XenApp
3 4 (1.31%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.98%) RACF
5 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (4.59%) SCCM
2 9 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.98%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (0.98%) Puppet
3 3 (0.98%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.98%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.66%) Ansible
4 2 (0.66%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.66%) logstash
4 2 (0.66%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.66%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 121 (39.67%) Oracle
2 47 (15.41%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.18%) VMware
4 13 (4.26%) Charles River
4 13 (4.26%) Teradata
5 12 (3.93%) CA
6 11 (3.61%) Informatica
7 10 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.30%) Citrix
8 7 (2.30%) HP
9 6 (1.97%) ESRI
9 6 (1.97%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.64%) BMC
10 5 (1.64%) IBM
11 4 (1.31%) Sun
12 3 (0.98%) SAP
12 3 (0.98%) Sybase
13 2 (0.66%) Cisco
13 2 (0.66%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.66%) Trillium
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £425 to £460 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago