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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 167 191 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.22% 11.46% 9.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.85% 43.51% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 129 61
Median daily rate £371 £360 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
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
399 439 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.99% 26.33% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 263 236
Median daily rate £350 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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.

1 115 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (35.81%) Finance
3 103 (33.23%) Oracle
4 73 (23.55%) Java
5 61 (19.68%) Banking
6 59 (19.03%) SQL Server
7 48 (15.48%) JavaScript
7 48 (15.48%) C#
7 48 (15.48%) Microsoft
7 48 (15.48%) Migration
8 47 (15.16%) Oracle Database
9 46 (14.84%) PL/SQL
10 42 (13.55%) Scrum
11 40 (12.90%) .NET
11 40 (12.90%) Python
12 39 (12.58%) Data Warehouse
12 39 (12.58%) ETL
12 39 (12.58%) JIRA
13 38 (12.26%) Web Services
14 37 (11.94%) Linux
15 36 (11.61%) Windows
16 35 (11.29%) HTML
16 35 (11.29%) SAS
16 35 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (10.65%) T-SQL
18 32 (10.32%) XML
19 31 (10.00%) Subversion
20 29 (9.35%) BDD
21 28 (9.03%) Java EE
21 28 (9.03%) SOAP

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 35 (11.29%) SAS
2 25 (8.06%) JBoss
3 7 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.26%) GeoServer
4 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.61%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.29%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.97%) CICS
7 3 (0.97%) Drupal
7 3 (0.97%) IIS
7 3 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.65%) Confluence
8 2 (0.65%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.65%) PowerExchange
8 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.23%) MS Office
3 7 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.65%) MS Project
5 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (6.13%) Markit EDM
2 10 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.26%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.97%) Sonata
5 3 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.29%) IaaS
3 4 (1.29%) PaaS
4 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.65%) Office 365
4 2 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.94%) SAN
2 4 (1.29%) DHCP
2 4 (1.29%) DNS
2 4 (1.29%) LDAP
3 3 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (0.97%) NAS
4 2 (0.65%) HTTP
4 2 (0.65%) Network Security
4 2 (0.65%) SSH
4 2 (0.65%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) FTP
5 1 (0.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.32%) LAN
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.03%) SQL Server
2 47 (15.16%) Oracle Database
3 39 (12.58%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 20 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (4.84%) GIS
6 15 (4.84%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (3.87%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.55%) QGIS
10 10 (3.23%) DB2
10 10 (3.23%) PowerCenter
11 9 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (2.58%) MySQL
12 8 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.94%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 39 (12.58%) JIRA
2 31 (10.00%) Subversion
3 25 (8.06%) Jenkins
4 24 (7.74%) Git (software)
5 18 (5.81%) Selenium
6 17 (5.48%) Hudson
7 13 (4.19%) Maven
7 13 (4.19%) SoapUI
8 12 (3.87%) Bower
9 11 (3.55%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.55%) ERwin
10 8 (2.58%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.58%) WebDriver
11 7 (2.26%) Gradle
12 6 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.94%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.61%) DBeaver
13 5 (1.61%) Toad
14 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
General
1 111 (35.81%) Finance
2 61 (19.68%) Banking
3 18 (5.81%) Retail
4 8 (2.58%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.61%) Legal
5 5 (1.61%) Marketing
6 4 (1.29%) Law
7 3 (0.97%) Billing
7 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.65%) Advertising
8 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (38.06%) Developer
2 81 (26.13%) Analyst
3 39 (12.58%) Test Analyst
4 33 (10.65%) Java Developer
5 24 (7.74%) Consultant
6 22 (7.10%) SQL Developer
7 19 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (6.13%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.48%) Data Analyst
9 14 (4.52%) .NET Developer
9 14 (4.52%) Systems Analyst
10 13 (4.19%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (4.19%) Senior Test Analyst
11 12 (3.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (3.55%) DBA
13 10 (3.23%) Risk Analyst
14 9 (2.90%) Administrator
14 9 (2.90%) Credit Analyst
14 9 (2.90%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 9 (2.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.90%) .NET
2 38 (12.26%) Web Services
3 35 (11.29%) HTML
4 32 (10.32%) XML
5 28 (9.03%) Java EE
5 28 (9.03%) SOAP
6 25 (8.06%) CSS
7 18 (5.81%) AngularJS
7 18 (5.81%) JMS
8 17 (5.48%) jQuery
8 17 (5.48%) XSLT
9 15 (4.84%) Node.js
9 15 (4.84%) Sass
10 11 (3.55%) Hibernate
10 11 (3.55%) JPA
10 11 (3.55%) PostGIS
11 10 (3.23%) ASP.NET
11 10 (3.23%) Flask
11 10 (3.23%) Middleware
12 9 (2.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.74%) Credit Risk
3 10 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.26%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.26%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.94%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.94%) Replication
6 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.29%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.29%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.29%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.97%) Clustering
7 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.97%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.97%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.97%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.65%) Photography
9 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.94%) Linux
2 36 (11.61%) Windows
3 27 (8.71%) Unix
4 21 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (5.48%) Windows Server
6 13 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.26%) AIX
8 7 (2.26%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.94%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.97%) OS/2
10 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.97%) zOS
11 2 (0.65%) HPUX
11 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.65%) Solaris
11 2 (0.65%) VMS
11 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.32%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.48%) Migration
3 42 (13.55%) Scrum
4 39 (12.58%) ETL
5 35 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (9.35%) BDD
7 26 (8.39%) Kanban
8 24 (7.74%) Data Modelling
9 23 (7.42%) ITIL
9 23 (7.42%) SOA
10 22 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (7.10%) Data Analysis
10 22 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (7.10%) TDD
10 22 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (6.45%) Business Analysis
11 20 (6.45%) Data Migration
11 20 (6.45%) SDLC
11 20 (6.45%) User Stories
12 19 (6.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 73 (23.55%) Java
2 48 (15.48%) C#
2 48 (15.48%) JavaScript
3 46 (14.84%) PL/SQL
4 40 (12.90%) Python
5 33 (10.65%) T-SQL
6 24 (7.74%) PowerShell
7 15 (4.84%) CoffeeScript
8 13 (4.19%) Perl
9 11 (3.55%) C
10 10 (3.23%) VBScript
11 8 (2.58%) VB
12 7 (2.26%) VBA
13 5 (1.61%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.97%) Delphi
14 3 (0.97%) PHP
14 3 (0.97%) REXX
15 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.65%) Ruby
16 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (2.58%) ISEB
1 8 (2.58%) SC Cleared
1 8 (2.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.26%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.61%) Degree
4 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.65%) MCITP
5 2 (0.65%) MCSA
5 2 (0.65%) MCSE
5 2 (0.65%) MCTS
6 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.32%) HND
6 1 (0.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (3.87%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.55%) QA
4 6 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.29%) SLA
6 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.94%) Docker
3 5 (1.61%) GeoWebCache
3 5 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.29%) XenApp
4 4 (1.29%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.97%) NFS
5 3 (0.97%) RACF
6 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 19 (6.13%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (5.48%) SCCM
3 10 (3.23%) Ansible
4 7 (2.26%) Puppet
5 4 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.29%) SCOM
5 4 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.97%) OMEGAMON
6 3 (0.97%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.65%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.65%) logstash
7 2 (0.65%) MAINVIEW
7 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.65%) Netcool
7 2 (0.65%) rkt
7 2 (0.65%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 103 (33.23%) Oracle
2 48 (15.48%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.71%) VMware
4 18 (5.81%) CA
4 18 (5.81%) Teradata
5 15 (4.84%) HP
6 12 (3.87%) Informatica
7 11 (3.55%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.90%) Charles River
9 8 (2.58%) Citrix
10 6 (1.94%) IBM
10 6 (1.94%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.61%) BMC
11 5 (1.61%) Symantec
12 3 (0.97%) Brocade
12 3 (0.97%) Cognos
12 3 (0.97%) DevExpress
12 3 (0.97%) FNZ
12 3 (0.97%) NetApp
13 2 (0.65%) Splunk
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