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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 186 107 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.84% 8.76% 11.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.73% 27.37% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 55 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £256 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £180.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.61% +328.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
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
398 391 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.47% 32.02% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 197 90
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 159 (36.22%) Finance
2 126 (28.70%) Oracle
3 117 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (19.59%) Banking
5 84 (19.13%) Java
6 77 (17.54%) PL/SQL
7 74 (16.86%) SQL Server
8 64 (14.58%) JavaScript
9 55 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (12.30%) UNIX
10 54 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
11 53 (12.07%) .NET
12 49 (11.16%) Migration
13 42 (9.57%) Markit EDM
14 40 (9.11%) C#
15 39 (8.88%) Linux
16 38 (8.66%) XML
17 37 (8.43%) SAS
17 37 (8.43%) Asset Management
18 36 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
18 36 (8.20%) T-SQL
18 36 (8.20%) ASP.NET
19 35 (7.97%) MVC
20 33 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (7.52%) ETL
20 33 (7.52%) Investment Management
21 32 (7.29%) Selenium
21 32 (7.29%) CSS
21 32 (7.29%) Oracle Database
21 32 (7.29%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (8.43%) SAS
2 18 (4.10%) WebSphere
3 17 (3.87%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.73%) JBoss
5 11 (2.51%) Apache
6 10 (2.28%) IIS
6 10 (2.28%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.68%) Jetty
9 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.46%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.46%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.46%) Lync
11 1 (0.23%) WordPress
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.73%) MS Office
3 5 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) MS Project
5 2 (0.46%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (9.57%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.46%) Agresso
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Eagle STAR
3 1 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.28%) Amazon EMR
1 10 (2.28%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.42%) SAN
2 10 (2.28%) Internet
3 7 (1.59%) NAS
3 7 (1.59%) LAN
3 7 (1.59%) DHCP
3 7 (1.59%) DNS
4 4 (0.91%) LDAP
5 2 (0.46%) Firewall
5 2 (0.46%) SMS
5 2 (0.46%) VoIP
5 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.46%) FTP
5 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.46%) WAN
6 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.23%) WLAN
6 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 54 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (7.29%) Oracle Database
3 32 (7.29%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (4.78%) SAP Data Services
5 15 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (2.73%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.51%) Apache Hive
8 11 (2.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 10 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (2.05%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.82%) PowerCenter
11 8 (1.82%) BusinessObjects XI
12 7 (1.59%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (7.29%) Selenium
2 21 (4.78%) Ant
3 20 (4.56%) CruiseControl
4 17 (3.87%) JIRA
5 14 (3.19%) JUnit
5 14 (3.19%) Maven
5 14 (3.19%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.96%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.73%) Git (software)
8 11 (2.51%) Visual Studio
8 11 (2.51%) JMeter
9 9 (2.05%) WebDriver
9 9 (2.05%) FitNesse
10 8 (1.82%) Hudson
10 8 (1.82%) JProfiler
10 8 (1.82%) VisualVM
11 7 (1.59%) PeopleTools
11 7 (1.59%) ERwin
12 6 (1.37%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 159 (36.22%) Finance
2 86 (19.59%) Banking
3 26 (5.92%) Retail
4 9 (2.05%) Front Office
5 7 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 7 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.37%) Back Office
7 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 189 (43.05%) Developer
2 152 (34.62%) Analyst
3 39 (8.88%) Data Analyst
4 38 (8.66%) Java Developer
4 38 (8.66%) Test Analyst
5 31 (7.06%) Systems Analyst
6 22 (5.01%) Business Analyst
7 16 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
7 16 (3.64%) SQL Developer
7 16 (3.64%) Architect
8 15 (3.42%) Software Developer
8 15 (3.42%) .NET Developer
9 14 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (2.51%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 11 (2.51%) Risk Analyst
10 11 (2.51%) Credit Analyst
10 11 (2.51%) Tester
10 11 (2.51%) Senior Developer
11 10 (2.28%) Support Analyst
11 10 (2.28%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.07%) .NET
2 38 (8.66%) XML
3 36 (8.20%) ASP.NET
4 32 (7.29%) CSS
5 31 (7.06%) J2EE
6 27 (6.15%) Web Services
7 26 (5.92%) HTML
7 26 (5.92%) Spring
8 25 (5.69%) .NET Framework
9 20 (4.56%) Ajax
10 17 (3.87%) JSP
10 17 (3.87%) Struts
11 16 (3.64%) JMS
11 16 (3.64%) XSLT
12 13 (2.96%) Spring MVC
12 13 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (2.96%) Spring Web Flow
12 13 (2.96%) GWT
13 11 (2.51%) jQuery
14 9 (2.05%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.10%) Credit Risk
3 13 (2.96%) Data Integration
4 11 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.28%) Data Extraction
6 9 (2.05%) Clustering
7 8 (1.82%) Open Source
8 6 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.37%) Replication
9 5 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.68%) iPad
11 3 (0.68%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.68%) Derivative
11 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.46%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.46%) GIS
12 2 (0.46%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.30%) UNIX
2 39 (8.88%) Linux
3 25 (5.69%) Windows
4 11 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.05%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.37%) Android
9 5 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.68%) Solaris
11 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.46%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.23%) NetWare
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (11.16%) Migration
3 37 (8.43%) Asset Management
4 36 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (7.97%) MVC
6 33 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (7.52%) ETL
6 33 (7.52%) Investment Management
7 30 (6.83%) Data Analysis
8 25 (5.69%) Data Management
9 24 (5.47%) Data Migration
10 23 (5.24%) Scrum
11 22 (5.01%) Data Modelling
12 21 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (4.78%) Enterprise Data Management
12 21 (4.78%) TDD
13 20 (4.56%) Business Analysis
13 20 (4.56%) Unit Testing
14 19 (4.33%) OO
14 19 (4.33%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 84 (19.13%) Java
2 77 (17.54%) PL/SQL
3 64 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 40 (9.11%) C#
5 36 (8.20%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.56%) Perl
7 17 (3.87%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.64%) VBA
9 13 (2.96%) VBScript
10 12 (2.73%) Python
11 11 (2.51%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.82%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.59%) SQR
14 6 (1.37%) PeopleCode
15 4 (0.91%) XPath
16 2 (0.46%) VB
17 1 (0.23%) VB6
17 1 (0.23%) Ruby
17 1 (0.23%) MUMPS
17 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (4.10%) Degree
2 17 (3.87%) ISEB
3 7 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.37%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.68%) OCP
8 2 (0.46%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.46%) HND
8 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.46%) MCITP
8 2 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.23%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.15%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.42%) QA
3 4 (0.91%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) DICOM
System Software
1 20 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) Samba
3 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.46%) NFS
3 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
3 2 (0.46%) vSphere
4 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.37%) SCCM
3 3 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.68%) SCOM
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.46%) Control-M
4 2 (0.46%) WSUS
5 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 126 (28.70%) Oracle
2 29 (6.61%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.47%) Business Objects
3 24 (5.47%) Informatica
4 19 (4.33%) SAP
5 17 (3.87%) VMware
6 15 (3.42%) Charles River
7 11 (2.51%) PeopleSoft
8 10 (2.28%) Tableau
9 9 (2.05%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.82%) HP
10 8 (1.82%) Netezza
11 7 (1.59%) CA
12 6 (1.37%) EMC
12 6 (1.37%) Sun
13 5 (1.14%) IBM
13 5 (1.14%) NetApp
14 4 (0.91%) Ab Initio
15 3 (0.68%) Apple
15 3 (0.68%) CommVault
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