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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 197 124 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.97% 9.66% 10.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.93% 30.02% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 66 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £180.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.22% +328.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
411 413 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.06% 32.19% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 227 102
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 £275 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £55.00 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 164 (36.12%) Finance
2 130 (28.63%) Oracle
3 120 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (20.26%) Banking
5 91 (20.04%) Java
6 76 (16.74%) PL/SQL
7 74 (16.30%) SQL Server
8 73 (16.08%) JavaScript
9 61 (13.44%) UNIX
10 57 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
11 55 (12.11%) Data Warehouse
12 53 (11.67%) .NET
13 46 (10.13%) Migration
14 45 (9.91%) SAS
15 42 (9.25%) XML
16 41 (9.03%) C#
17 40 (8.81%) Linux
18 39 (8.59%) Markit EDM
19 38 (8.37%) CSS
20 37 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
21 36 (7.93%) MVC
21 36 (7.93%) Selenium
22 35 (7.71%) T-SQL
23 34 (7.49%) ASP.NET
24 33 (7.27%) HTML
24 33 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
24 33 (7.27%) Relational Database
25 32 (7.05%) Oracle Database
25 32 (7.05%) ETL
25 32 (7.05%) Asset Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 45 (9.91%) SAS
2 18 (3.96%) WebSphere
3 17 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.64%) JBoss
4 12 (2.64%) Apache
5 11 (2.42%) Apache Pig
6 10 (2.20%) IIS
7 7 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.66%) Lync
10 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.44%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.44%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.44%) Jetty
12 1 (0.22%) WordPress
12 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.64%) MS Office
3 7 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.66%) MS Project
5 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (8.59%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Agresso
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.22%) Eagle STAR
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.42%) Amazon EMR
2 11 (2.42%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.74%) SAN
2 10 (2.20%) Internet
3 8 (1.76%) LAN
3 8 (1.76%) DHCP
3 8 (1.76%) DNS
4 6 (1.32%) NAS
5 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.88%) FTP
5 4 (0.88%) LDAP
6 3 (0.66%) WAN
6 3 (0.66%) VoIP
7 2 (0.44%) WLAN
7 2 (0.44%) SMS
7 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.44%) Firewall
7 2 (0.44%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.22%) CTI
8 1 (0.22%) Intranet
8 1 (0.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.11%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 32 (7.05%) Oracle Database
5 19 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (4.19%) SAP Data Services
6 16 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (2.64%) Apache Hive
10 11 (2.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 11 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.42%) Data Mining
11 10 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.76%) BusinessObjects XI
12 8 (1.76%) PowerCenter
13 7 (1.54%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.32%) BODI
14 6 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (7.93%) Selenium
2 24 (5.29%) Ant
3 20 (4.41%) CruiseControl
3 20 (4.41%) JIRA
4 17 (3.74%) Maven
4 17 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.52%) Cucumber
6 15 (3.30%) Git (software)
7 14 (3.08%) JUnit
8 13 (2.86%) WebDriver
9 12 (2.64%) Visual Studio
9 12 (2.64%) JMeter
10 11 (2.42%) Hudson
11 9 (1.98%) FitNesse
12 8 (1.76%) JProfiler
12 8 (1.76%) Gradle
12 8 (1.76%) VisualVM
13 7 (1.54%) PeopleTools
13 7 (1.54%) ERwin
14 6 (1.32%) Eclipse
General
1 164 (36.12%) Finance
2 92 (20.26%) Banking
3 27 (5.95%) Retail
4 8 (1.76%) Retail Banking
4 8 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.32%) Back Office
6 5 (1.10%) Front Office
7 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.66%) Marketing
9 2 (0.44%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 182 (40.09%) Developer
2 160 (35.24%) Analyst
3 43 (9.47%) Data Analyst
4 42 (9.25%) Test Analyst
5 37 (8.15%) Java Developer
6 28 (6.17%) Systems Analyst
7 24 (5.29%) Business Analyst
8 19 (4.19%) Architect
9 16 (3.52%) Software Developer
10 15 (3.30%) Oracle Developer
10 15 (3.30%) SQL Developer
11 13 (2.86%) Risk Analyst
11 13 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 13 (2.86%) Tester
12 12 (2.64%) .NET Developer
12 12 (2.64%) Credit Analyst
12 12 (2.64%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 11 (2.42%) Project Manager
13 11 (2.42%) Support Analyst
14 10 (2.20%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.67%) .NET
2 42 (9.25%) XML
3 38 (8.37%) CSS
4 34 (7.49%) ASP.NET
5 33 (7.27%) HTML
6 31 (6.83%) Web Services
7 30 (6.61%) J2EE
7 30 (6.61%) Spring
8 22 (4.85%) .NET Framework
9 21 (4.63%) Ajax
10 20 (4.41%) JSP
11 18 (3.96%) XSLT
12 16 (3.52%) Struts
12 16 (3.52%) JMS
13 13 (2.86%) Spring MVC
13 13 (2.86%) Spring Web Flow
13 13 (2.86%) GWT
14 12 (2.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (2.42%) jQuery
15 11 (2.42%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.41%) Credit Risk
3 14 (3.08%) Data Integration
4 12 (2.64%) Open Source
5 11 (2.42%) Data Extraction
6 10 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.76%) Clustering
8 5 (1.10%) Replication
8 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.66%) GIS
10 3 (0.66%) AS400
10 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.66%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.66%) Derivative
11 2 (0.44%) iPad
11 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.44%) UNIX
2 40 (8.81%) Linux
3 29 (6.39%) Windows
4 13 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.98%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.10%) Android
7 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.88%) Solaris
9 2 (0.44%) AIX
9 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.22%) OS/400
10 1 (0.22%) NetWare
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (10.13%) Migration
3 37 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (7.93%) MVC
5 33 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (7.05%) Asset Management
6 32 (7.05%) ETL
6 32 (7.05%) Data Analysis
7 31 (6.83%) Investment Management
8 28 (6.17%) Data Management
9 25 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (5.29%) TDD
11 23 (5.07%) Data Modelling
11 23 (5.07%) Data Migration
12 22 (4.85%) Scrum
12 22 (4.85%) Business Analysis
13 21 (4.63%) Enterprise Data Management
14 20 (4.41%) Unit Testing
14 20 (4.41%) Test Automation
15 19 (4.19%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 91 (20.04%) Java
2 76 (16.74%) PL/SQL
3 73 (16.08%) JavaScript
4 41 (9.03%) C#
5 35 (7.71%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.41%) Perl
7 19 (4.19%) VBA
8 17 (3.74%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.86%) Python
10 12 (2.64%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.42%) VBScript
12 8 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.54%) SQR
14 6 (1.32%) PeopleCode
15 4 (0.88%) XPath
16 3 (0.66%) VB
17 2 (0.44%) PHP
17 2 (0.44%) C
18 1 (0.22%) RPG
18 1 (0.22%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 19 (4.19%) ISEB
1 19 (4.19%) Degree
2 9 (1.98%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.32%) Sun Certification
4 5 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.66%) OCP
6 3 (0.66%) HND
7 2 (0.44%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.44%) MCITP
7 2 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.22%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.73%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.30%) QA
3 4 (0.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.44%) FATCA
System Software
1 20 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.66%) vSphere
4 2 (0.44%) Samba
4 2 (0.44%) NFS
4 2 (0.44%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.32%) SCCM
3 3 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.44%) SCOM
4 2 (0.44%) Control-M
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.44%) WSUS
5 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 130 (28.63%) Oracle
2 29 (6.39%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.29%) Business Objects
4 23 (5.07%) Informatica
5 19 (4.19%) VMware
6 17 (3.74%) SAP
7 11 (2.42%) PeopleSoft
7 11 (2.42%) Charles River
8 10 (2.20%) HP
9 9 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.98%) Tableau
10 8 (1.76%) Netezza
11 7 (1.54%) CA
12 6 (1.32%) EMC
12 6 (1.32%) Sun
13 5 (1.10%) IBM
13 5 (1.10%) NetApp
14 4 (0.88%) Ab Initio
14 4 (0.88%) Teradata
15 3 (0.66%) CommVault
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