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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 255 119 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.46% 10.40% 12.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.47% 33.62% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 66 33
Average daily rate
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£380 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £216 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.70%
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
486 354 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.19% 30.94% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 179 111
Average daily rate £380 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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.

1 162 (41.65%) Finance
2 101 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (25.45%) Oracle
4 83 (21.34%) SQL Server
5 69 (17.74%) Banking
6 68 (17.48%) PL/SQL
7 61 (15.68%) .NET
8 58 (14.91%) Java
9 57 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
10 55 (14.14%) JavaScript
11 49 (12.60%) Migration
12 48 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
13 47 (12.08%) C#
13 47 (12.08%) ASP.NET
13 47 (12.08%) Markit EDM
14 46 (11.83%) SAS
15 40 (10.28%) T-SQL
16 39 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (9.25%) Microsoft
17 36 (9.25%) Investment Management
18 35 (9.00%) Asset Management
19 33 (8.48%) .NET Framework
19 33 (8.48%) Retail
19 33 (8.48%) CSS
19 33 (8.48%) Web Services
20 32 (8.23%) Linux
21 31 (7.97%) MVC
21 31 (7.97%) UNIX
22 30 (7.71%) HTML
23 29 (7.46%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 46 (11.83%) SAS
2 22 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.37%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.86%) IIS
5 5 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.29%) Lync
5 5 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.29%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.77%) Jetty
7 3 (0.77%) nginx
7 3 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.51%) JBoss
8 2 (0.51%) Apache
8 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) PegaRULES
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.26%) CICS
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.34%) MS Office
3 5 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.03%) MS Project
4 4 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (12.08%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.77%) Eagle STAR
3 2 (0.51%) Agresso
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.83%) Internet
1 11 (2.83%) SAN
2 7 (1.80%) NAS
3 4 (1.03%) DNS
3 4 (1.03%) DHCP
4 3 (0.77%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) Firewall
5 1 (0.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 48 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (7.20%) Relational Database
4 26 (6.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (6.43%) Oracle Database
6 23 (5.91%) SAP Data Services
7 17 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (3.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 11 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (2.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 8 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.80%) BusinessObjects XI
12 7 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.54%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.54%) BODI
13 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 5 (1.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (6.17%) Selenium
2 17 (4.37%) CruiseControl
3 14 (3.60%) Ant
4 13 (3.34%) Visual Studio
5 12 (3.08%) JUnit
6 11 (2.83%) JIRA
7 10 (2.57%) JMeter
8 9 (2.31%) Maven
8 9 (2.31%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.06%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.06%) JProfiler
9 8 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.06%) VisualVM
9 8 (2.06%) Subversion
10 7 (1.80%) MSBuild
10 7 (1.80%) Git (software)
11 5 (1.29%) FitNesse
11 5 (1.29%) Hudson
12 4 (1.03%) PowerDesigner
12 4 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 162 (41.65%) Finance
2 69 (17.74%) Banking
3 33 (8.48%) Retail
4 10 (2.57%) Front Office
4 10 (2.57%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.03%) Advertising
5 4 (1.03%) Back Office
6 3 (0.77%) Marketing
6 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 182 (46.79%) Developer
2 133 (34.19%) Analyst
3 36 (9.25%) Data Analyst
4 32 (8.23%) Java Developer
5 28 (7.20%) Systems Analyst
6 24 (6.17%) Test Analyst
7 20 (5.14%) .NET Developer
8 18 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 16 (4.11%) Business Analyst
9 16 (4.11%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.60%) Oracle Developer
11 12 (3.08%) SAS Analyst
11 12 (3.08%) Consultant
11 12 (3.08%) Senior Developer
12 11 (2.83%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 11 (2.83%) Risk Analyst
12 11 (2.83%) Credit Analyst
13 10 (2.57%) SQL Developer
13 10 (2.57%) DBA
14 9 (2.31%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (15.68%) .NET
2 47 (12.08%) ASP.NET
3 33 (8.48%) .NET Framework
3 33 (8.48%) CSS
3 33 (8.48%) Web Services
4 30 (7.71%) HTML
5 29 (7.46%) XML
6 24 (6.17%) J2EE
7 19 (4.88%) Spring
8 14 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (3.34%) Ajax
9 13 (3.34%) JSON
9 13 (3.34%) XSLT
10 12 (3.08%) JSP
11 11 (2.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (2.83%) Struts
11 11 (2.83%) JMS
12 10 (2.57%) Spring MVC
12 10 (2.57%) Spring Web Flow
12 10 (2.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.40%) Credit Risk
3 11 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.31%) Data Extraction
5 8 (2.06%) Clustering
6 6 (1.54%) Replication
7 5 (1.29%) User Experience
8 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.03%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.77%) Open Source
9 3 (0.77%) iPad
10 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.51%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.51%) AS400
10 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.51%) Derivative
11 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.23%) Linux
2 31 (7.97%) UNIX
3 21 (5.40%) Windows
4 9 (2.31%) Ubuntu
4 9 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.77%) Android
7 3 (0.77%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) zOS
8 1 (0.26%) HPUX
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (12.60%) Migration
3 39 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (9.25%) Investment Management
5 35 (9.00%) Asset Management
6 31 (7.97%) MVC
7 27 (6.94%) Data Management
7 27 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (6.43%) Data Migration
9 23 (5.91%) Data Analysis
10 22 (5.66%) Business Analysis
10 22 (5.66%) Enterprise Data Management
11 21 (5.40%) ETL
11 21 (5.40%) Dimensional Modelling
12 18 (4.63%) Kimball Methodology
13 16 (4.11%) OO
13 16 (4.11%) Unit Testing
14 15 (3.86%) Data Cleansing
14 15 (3.86%) Scrum
14 15 (3.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 68 (17.48%) PL/SQL
2 58 (14.91%) Java
3 55 (14.14%) JavaScript
4 47 (12.08%) C#
5 40 (10.28%) T-SQL
6 17 (4.37%) VBScript
7 14 (3.60%) Perl
8 12 (3.08%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.31%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.31%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.80%) VBA
11 4 (1.03%) Python
12 2 (0.51%) PeopleCode
12 2 (0.51%) SQR
12 2 (0.51%) XPath
13 1 (0.26%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.26%) VB6
13 1 (0.26%) Ruby
13 1 (0.26%) REXX
13 1 (0.26%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 13 (3.34%) Degree
2 10 (2.57%) ISEB
3 6 (1.54%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.51%) MCDBA
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.51%) MCITP
6 1 (0.26%) OCP
6 1 (0.26%) OCA
6 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.17%) Data Quality
2 19 (4.88%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) DICOM
System Software
1 17 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.51%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.29%) SCCM
3 3 (0.77%) SCOM
4 2 (0.51%) Control-M
4 2 (0.51%) WSUS
5 1 (0.26%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.26%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 99 (25.45%) Oracle
2 36 (9.25%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.17%) Business Objects
4 22 (5.66%) SAP
5 20 (5.14%) Charles River
6 15 (3.86%) Informatica
7 14 (3.60%) Tableau
8 13 (3.34%) VMware
9 9 (2.31%) Teradata
10 6 (1.54%) Sun
11 5 (1.29%) Netezza
11 5 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.29%) IBM
11 5 (1.29%) HP
12 4 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (1.03%) EMC
12 4 (1.03%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.03%) Vermilion
13 3 (0.77%) Apple
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