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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 193 127 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.47% 10.59% 10.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.96% 30.75% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 71 50
Average daily rate
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£373 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.13 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
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
439 413 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.10% 34.45% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 244 112
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £25.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £20.50 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £42.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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.

1 174 (44.85%) Finance
2 109 (28.09%) Oracle
3 107 (27.58%) Banking
4 90 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (17.78%) Java
6 67 (17.27%) SQL Server
7 60 (15.46%) PL/SQL
8 58 (14.95%) ETL
9 57 (14.69%) JavaScript
10 53 (13.66%) Data Warehouse
11 47 (12.11%) .NET
12 40 (10.31%) C#
12 40 (10.31%) SAS
13 39 (10.05%) Migration
14 38 (9.79%) HTML
14 38 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
15 37 (9.54%) UNIX
16 36 (9.28%) CSS
17 33 (8.51%) T-SQL
17 33 (8.51%) Analytics
18 32 (8.25%) Data Management
18 32 (8.25%) Retail
19 31 (7.99%) Markit EDM
20 30 (7.73%) SDLC
21 29 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (7.47%) Microsoft
22 28 (7.22%) Data Modelling
22 28 (7.22%) XML
22 28 (7.22%) MS Excel
23 26 (6.70%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 40 (10.31%) SAS
2 11 (2.84%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.32%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.06%) Apache
5 7 (1.80%) Lync
5 7 (1.80%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.80%) JBoss
5 7 (1.80%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.55%) IIS
7 5 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.52%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.52%) Node.js
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.26%) CMS
11 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.03%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (7.99%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.29%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.77%) Agresso
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.52%) ACBS
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.80%) Amazon EMR
2 7 (1.80%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (1.29%) Office 365
4 3 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.32%) Internet
2 7 (1.80%) SAN
3 6 (1.55%) LAN
4 4 (1.03%) FTP
4 4 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.77%) HTTP
5 3 (0.77%) WAN
6 2 (0.52%) DHCP
6 2 (0.52%) VoIP
6 2 (0.52%) WLAN
6 2 (0.52%) DNS
6 2 (0.52%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.52%) LDAP
7 1 (0.26%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 53 (13.66%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (6.70%) Oracle Database
4 25 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (5.93%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.84%) Data Mining
10 9 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.06%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.80%) DTS
12 7 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.55%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.55%) MS Access
13 6 (1.55%) SAP Data Services
13 6 (1.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (5.15%) Ant
2 17 (4.38%) Selenium
3 14 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.35%) Hudson
4 13 (3.35%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.84%) JIRA
6 10 (2.58%) Toad
6 10 (2.58%) JUnit
6 10 (2.58%) Maven
7 9 (2.32%) Gradle
7 9 (2.32%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.80%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (1.29%) Subversion
10 5 (1.29%) JDeveloper
10 5 (1.29%) PeopleTools
10 5 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.03%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.03%) ERwin
General
1 174 (44.85%) Finance
2 107 (27.58%) Banking
3 32 (8.25%) Retail
4 15 (3.87%) Retail Banking
5 13 (3.35%) Marketing
6 7 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.29%) Front Office
8 4 (1.03%) Back Office
9 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Games
10 2 (0.52%) Military
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 182 (46.91%) Developer
2 118 (30.41%) Analyst
3 44 (11.34%) Test Analyst
4 36 (9.28%) Java Developer
5 29 (7.47%) SQL Developer
6 22 (5.67%) Data Analyst
6 22 (5.67%) Business Analyst
7 18 (4.64%) Architect
8 15 (3.87%) Oracle Developer
9 14 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (3.35%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (3.09%) .NET Developer
11 12 (3.09%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (2.84%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.58%) Software Developer
13 10 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 9 (2.32%) Risk Analyst
14 9 (2.32%) ETL Developer
14 9 (2.32%) Administrator
15 8 (2.06%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.11%) .NET
2 38 (9.79%) HTML
3 36 (9.28%) CSS
4 28 (7.22%) XML
5 26 (6.70%) Web Services
6 23 (5.93%) ASP.NET
7 22 (5.67%) jQuery
8 20 (5.15%) J2EE
9 18 (4.64%) Middleware
9 18 (4.64%) Spring
10 17 (4.38%) Ajax
11 13 (3.35%) JSP
12 12 (3.09%) Hibernate
12 12 (3.09%) HTML5
13 9 (2.32%) RESTful
13 9 (2.32%) .NET Framework
14 8 (2.06%) Struts
14 8 (2.06%) AngularJS
15 7 (1.80%) CSS3
16 6 (1.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.90%) Data Integration
3 16 (4.12%) Credit Risk
4 12 (3.09%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.32%) Derivative
6 7 (1.80%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.80%) Equities
7 6 (1.55%) User Experience
7 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.29%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.77%) PKI
10 3 (0.77%) GIS
10 3 (0.77%) iSeries
10 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.54%) UNIX
2 23 (5.93%) Linux
3 17 (4.38%) Windows
4 12 (3.09%) Solaris
5 11 (2.84%) AIX
5 11 (2.84%) HPUX
6 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.77%) zOS
8 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.77%) Android
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.26%) OS/400
10 1 (0.26%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (14.95%) ETL
3 39 (10.05%) Migration
4 33 (8.51%) Analytics
5 32 (8.25%) Data Management
6 30 (7.73%) SDLC
7 29 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (7.22%) Data Modelling
9 25 (6.44%) TDD
10 24 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (6.19%) Data Analysis
11 23 (5.93%) MVC
12 21 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (5.15%) Asset Management
13 20 (5.15%) Data Migration
14 19 (4.90%) Investment Management
15 16 (4.12%) Unit Testing
15 16 (4.12%) OO
16 15 (3.87%) Test Scripting
16 15 (3.87%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (17.78%) Java
2 60 (15.46%) PL/SQL
3 57 (14.69%) JavaScript
4 40 (10.31%) C#
5 33 (8.51%) T-SQL
6 24 (6.19%) VBA
7 12 (3.09%) Python
7 12 (3.09%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.58%) Perl
9 7 (1.80%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.80%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.55%) PHP
11 5 (1.29%) C++
11 5 (1.29%) PeopleCode
11 5 (1.29%) SQR
12 4 (1.03%) XPath
13 3 (0.77%) C
13 3 (0.77%) VB
14 2 (0.52%) Ada
15 1 (0.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (5.67%) ISEB
2 11 (2.84%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.32%) Degree
4 6 (1.55%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.52%) CISA
6 2 (0.52%) QiCA
6 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) HND
7 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.61%) QA
2 9 (2.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.52%) FATCA
4 1 (0.26%) FINREP
4 1 (0.26%) DICOM
System Software
1 11 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.77%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.77%) vSphere
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.55%) Control-M
3 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 109 (28.09%) Oracle
2 29 (7.47%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.67%) Informatica
4 18 (4.64%) Teradata
5 11 (2.84%) Sybase
6 9 (2.32%) PeopleSoft
6 9 (2.32%) HP
6 9 (2.32%) VMware
7 8 (2.06%) Tableau
8 6 (1.55%) Sun
8 6 (1.55%) SAP
9 5 (1.29%) CA
9 5 (1.29%) Charles River
10 4 (1.03%) Pega
11 3 (0.77%) Telerik
11 3 (0.77%) Google
11 3 (0.77%) IBM
12 2 (0.52%) Cisco
12 2 (0.52%) Adobe
12 2 (0.52%) ESRI
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