The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 116 121 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.07% 11.75% 10.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.16% 46.18% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 49 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £224 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £413 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £28.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
461 262 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.04% 25.44% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 104 97
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £409 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 75 (30.36%) Finance
2 55 (22.27%) Oracle
3 52 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 48 (19.43%) .NET
5 44 (17.81%) ETL
6 38 (15.38%) C#
6 38 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 36 (14.57%) PL/SQL
8 35 (14.17%) Microsoft
9 34 (13.77%) Windows
10 33 (13.36%) ASP.NET
10 33 (13.36%) Asset Management
11 31 (12.55%) Java
12 30 (12.15%) Web Services
13 29 (11.74%) VBA
13 29 (11.74%) HTML
13 29 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (10.93%) Migration
15 25 (10.12%) UNIX
15 25 (10.12%) Investment Management
16 23 (9.31%) Markit EDM
17 22 (8.91%) XML
17 22 (8.91%) Oracle Database
18 21 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
18 21 (8.50%) T-SQL
18 21 (8.50%) Banking
19 20 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
20 19 (7.69%) Data Management
20 19 (7.69%) Relational Database
20 19 (7.69%) JSON

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.29%) SAS
2 15 (6.07%) IIS
3 14 (5.67%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.45%) Lync
5 10 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (3.24%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.21%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.21%) Apache
7 3 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.21%) CMS
7 3 (1.21%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.81%) WordPress
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) Node.js
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (9.31%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.81%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.40%) Movex
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) GitHub
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.64%) FTP
2 6 (2.43%) SAN
3 3 (1.21%) DHCP
3 3 (1.21%) DNS
4 2 (0.81%) Internet
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.40%) VoIP
5 1 (0.40%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.91%) Oracle Database
3 21 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 16 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (6.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.64%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.64%) Informix
8 8 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.83%) Star Schema
9 7 (2.83%) Oracle OWB
9 7 (2.83%) OLAP
9 7 (2.83%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.43%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (2.43%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (2.43%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (2.43%) Data Mart
11 5 (2.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.24%) Visual Studio
1 8 (3.24%) Subversion
1 8 (3.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.83%) JIRA
3 6 (2.43%) Selenium
3 6 (2.43%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (2.43%) Mercurial
4 5 (2.02%) JUnit
5 4 (1.62%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (1.21%) ERwin
6 3 (1.21%) JBuilder
6 3 (1.21%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.21%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.81%) Ant
7 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.81%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 75 (30.36%) Finance
2 21 (8.50%) Banking
3 6 (2.43%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.02%) Marketing
5 4 (1.62%) Retail
5 4 (1.62%) Back Office
6 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.81%) Front Office
6 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 118 (47.77%) Developer
2 66 (26.72%) Analyst
3 23 (9.31%) .NET Developer
4 22 (8.91%) Data Analyst
5 17 (6.88%) Test Analyst
6 16 (6.48%) Consultant
7 11 (4.45%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (4.05%) ETL Developer
9 9 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (3.64%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.24%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.83%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (2.83%) Software Developer
11 7 (2.83%) Software Engineer
11 7 (2.83%) DBA
11 7 (2.83%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (2.43%) Test Leader
12 6 (2.43%) Architect
12 6 (2.43%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (19.43%) .NET
2 33 (13.36%) ASP.NET
3 30 (12.15%) Web Services
4 29 (11.74%) HTML
5 22 (8.91%) XML
6 19 (7.69%) JSON
7 18 (7.29%) jQuery
8 17 (6.88%) CSS
9 15 (6.07%) SOAP
10 14 (5.67%) WCF
11 13 (5.26%) .NET Framework
12 12 (4.86%) RESTful
13 11 (4.45%) HTML5
14 7 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (2.83%) Java EE
15 6 (2.43%) Spring
15 6 (2.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 5 (2.02%) Drools
16 5 (2.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.02%) Mainframe
2 4 (1.62%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.62%) Statistics
3 3 (1.21%) SWIFT
4 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.81%) Data Extraction
4 2 (0.81%) Open Source
4 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (0.81%) Device Driver
4 2 (0.81%) GIS
4 2 (0.81%) Equities
5 1 (0.40%) VSAM
5 1 (0.40%) Derivative
5 1 (0.40%) Replication
5 1 (0.40%) Clustering
5 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.40%) Blog
5 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.77%) Windows
2 25 (10.12%) UNIX
3 18 (7.29%) Linux
4 12 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.02%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.81%) ETL
2 33 (13.36%) Asset Management
3 29 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (10.93%) Migration
5 25 (10.12%) Investment Management
6 20 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (7.69%) Data Management
8 18 (7.29%) MVC
9 16 (6.48%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (6.07%) SOA
10 15 (6.07%) Business Analysis
11 14 (5.67%) Dimensional Modelling
11 14 (5.67%) Data Migration
12 13 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.86%) Data Analysis
14 10 (4.05%) Test Automation
15 9 (3.64%) Data Modelling
15 9 (3.64%) OO
16 8 (3.24%) Software Engineering
16 8 (3.24%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.38%) C#
1 38 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 36 (14.57%) PL/SQL
3 31 (12.55%) Java
4 29 (11.74%) VBA
5 21 (8.50%) T-SQL
6 15 (6.07%) Perl
7 10 (4.05%) VB
7 10 (4.05%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.02%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.02%) VBScript
9 4 (1.62%) Apex Code
9 4 (1.62%) VB6
10 3 (1.21%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.81%) XPath
11 2 (0.81%) Jython
11 2 (0.81%) Python
11 2 (0.81%) PHP
12 1 (0.40%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (5.26%) Degree
2 10 (4.05%) ISEB
3 9 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.45%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 55 (22.27%) Oracle
2 35 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.45%) HP
4 9 (3.64%) Business Objects
5 8 (3.24%) Sybase
5 8 (3.24%) Charles River
6 7 (2.83%) Informatica
7 6 (2.43%) SAP
7 6 (2.43%) JBoss
7 6 (2.43%) VMware
7 6 (2.43%) Tableau
8 4 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.62%) GoldenSource
8 4 (1.62%) TSYS
8 4 (1.62%) NetApp
9 3 (1.21%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.21%) EMC
9 3 (1.21%) Citrix
9 3 (1.21%) Cognos
9 3 (1.21%) Sitecore
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 23 days ago