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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 255 155 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.51% 12.78% 12.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.20% 37.35% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 83 42
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £474 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
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
552 415 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.91% 34.21% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 228 143
Average daily rate £380 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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.

1 165 (43.42%) Finance
2 94 (24.74%) Oracle
3 82 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (20.53%) SQL Server
5 71 (18.68%) Banking
6 70 (18.42%) PL/SQL
7 66 (17.37%) Analytical Skills
8 60 (15.79%) .NET
9 55 (14.47%) JavaScript
10 50 (13.16%) Java
11 49 (12.89%) Markit EDM
12 47 (12.37%) ASP.NET
13 46 (12.11%) C#
13 46 (12.11%) Data Warehouse
14 45 (11.84%) Migration
15 44 (11.58%) SAS
16 41 (10.79%) T-SQL
17 39 (10.26%) Asset Management
17 39 (10.26%) Investment Management
18 38 (10.00%) Web Services
18 38 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
18 38 (10.00%) Microsoft
19 35 (9.21%) HTML
20 31 (8.16%) Data Management
21 30 (7.89%) CSS
21 30 (7.89%) Retail
21 30 (7.89%) Relational Database
22 29 (7.63%) XML
22 29 (7.63%) Linux
23 28 (7.37%) Business Objects

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 44 (11.58%) SAS
2 21 (5.53%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.47%) WebSphere
4 16 (4.21%) IIS
5 6 (1.58%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.58%) Lync
6 5 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.32%) Apache
6 5 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.79%) Sitefinity
8 3 (0.79%) Jetty
8 3 (0.79%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.79%) nginx
8 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.53%) JBoss
9 2 (0.53%) CMS
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.26%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 17 (4.47%) MS Office
1 17 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (12.89%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.79%) Eagle STAR
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.42%) SAN
2 10 (2.63%) Internet
3 7 (1.84%) NAS
4 5 (1.32%) DNS
4 5 (1.32%) DHCP
5 1 (0.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) VPN
5 1 (0.26%) SNA
5 1 (0.26%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (20.53%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.11%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 26 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (6.58%) SAP Data Services
6 22 (5.79%) Oracle Database
7 20 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 20 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 8 (2.11%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.84%) BusinessObjects XI
12 6 (1.58%) BODI
13 5 (1.32%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.05%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 15 (3.95%) Selenium
2 13 (3.42%) Subversion
3 11 (2.89%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.63%) Ant
4 10 (2.63%) JUnit
4 10 (2.63%) JMeter
5 9 (2.37%) CruiseControl
6 8 (2.11%) JProfiler
6 8 (2.11%) VisualVM
7 6 (1.58%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.32%) FitNesse
8 5 (1.32%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.05%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.05%) Maven
9 4 (1.05%) JIRA
9 4 (1.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.05%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.79%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 165 (43.42%) Finance
2 71 (18.68%) Banking
3 30 (7.89%) Retail
4 12 (3.16%) Retail Banking
5 11 (2.89%) Front Office
6 5 (1.32%) Back Office
7 4 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.05%) Advertising
8 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.53%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 180 (47.37%) Developer
2 128 (33.68%) Analyst
3 41 (10.79%) Data Analyst
4 28 (7.37%) Java Developer
5 26 (6.84%) Systems Analyst
6 22 (5.79%) .NET Developer
7 21 (5.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 20 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 16 (4.21%) Business Analyst
10 15 (3.95%) Software Developer
11 14 (3.68%) Consultant
12 13 (3.42%) Oracle Developer
12 13 (3.42%) SAS Analyst
13 10 (2.63%) SQL Developer
14 9 (2.37%) Credit Analyst
14 9 (2.37%) SAS Developer
14 9 (2.37%) Programmer
14 9 (2.37%) Data Migration Analyst
14 9 (2.37%) Risk Analyst
14 9 (2.37%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (15.79%) .NET
2 47 (12.37%) ASP.NET
3 38 (10.00%) Web Services
4 35 (9.21%) HTML
5 30 (7.89%) CSS
6 29 (7.63%) XML
7 27 (7.11%) .NET Framework
8 22 (5.79%) J2EE
9 15 (3.95%) jQuery
10 14 (3.68%) WCF
11 13 (3.42%) JSON
12 12 (3.16%) Ajax
12 12 (3.16%) Struts
12 12 (3.16%) Spring
12 12 (3.16%) XSLT
13 11 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (2.63%) JSP
15 9 (2.37%) JDBC
15 9 (2.37%) RESTful
16 8 (2.11%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.37%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 10 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.11%) Clustering
5 6 (1.58%) Replication
5 6 (1.58%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.32%) User Experience
7 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.79%) Open Source
8 3 (0.79%) iPad
8 3 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.79%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.53%) AS400
9 2 (0.53%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.53%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.53%) Derivative
9 2 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.63%) Linux
2 28 (7.37%) UNIX
3 22 (5.79%) Windows
4 11 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.05%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.79%) Android
8 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.53%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) zOS
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (11.84%) Migration
3 39 (10.26%) Asset Management
3 39 (10.26%) Investment Management
4 38 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (8.16%) Data Management
6 27 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (6.84%) MVC
8 25 (6.58%) Dimensional Modelling
9 24 (6.32%) Enterprise Data Management
9 24 (6.32%) ETL
10 23 (6.05%) Data Migration
11 22 (5.79%) Business Analysis
12 21 (5.53%) Kimball Methodology
13 19 (5.00%) Data Analysis
14 14 (3.68%) Data Cleansing
15 13 (3.42%) Unit Testing
15 13 (3.42%) OO
15 13 (3.42%) TDD
16 12 (3.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 70 (18.42%) PL/SQL
2 55 (14.47%) JavaScript
3 50 (13.16%) Java
4 46 (12.11%) C#
5 41 (10.79%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.21%) VBScript
7 11 (2.89%) Perl
8 10 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.37%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.84%) VBA
11 6 (1.58%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.32%) Python
13 2 (0.53%) VB
13 2 (0.53%) XPath
13 2 (0.53%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.26%) PROC SQL
14 1 (0.26%) C
14 1 (0.26%) MUMPS
14 1 (0.26%) REXX
14 1 (0.26%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 11 (2.89%) Degree
2 8 (2.11%) ISEB
3 5 (1.32%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.53%) MCDBA
5 2 (0.53%) MCITP
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) OCP
6 1 (0.26%) OCA
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.79%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.95%) QA
3 3 (0.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) DICOM
System Software
1 18 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.32%) SCCM
3 3 (0.79%) SCOM
4 2 (0.53%) Control-M
4 2 (0.53%) WSUS
5 1 (0.26%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.26%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 94 (24.74%) Oracle
2 38 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.37%) Business Objects
4 25 (6.58%) Charles River
5 24 (6.32%) SAP
6 20 (5.26%) Tableau
7 14 (3.68%) VMware
8 12 (3.16%) Informatica
9 8 (2.11%) Teradata
10 6 (1.58%) HP
11 5 (1.32%) IBM
11 5 (1.32%) Sun
11 5 (1.32%) Ab Initio
11 5 (1.32%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.05%) Vermilion
12 4 (1.05%) Netezza
12 4 (1.05%) NetApp
12 4 (1.05%) EMC
13 3 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
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