Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 338 282 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.66% 14.03% 11.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.91% 34.90% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 179 225
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £288 £285 £258
90th Percentile £500 £575 £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £380 £368
% change year-on-year -1.32% +3.40% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £45.31 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.75% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -65.43% +20.53% +10.77%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,027 808 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.41% 40.20% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 512 489
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £265
90th Percentile £568 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £37.00 £43.39 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +11.26% -13.33%
10th Percentile £25.38 £14.56 £17.80
90th Percentile £45.69 £52.17 £42.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £43.39 £38.25
% change year-on-year -61.37% +13.44% +23.39%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Edinburgh

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Edinburgh

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Edinburgh

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Edinburgh

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL.

1 142 (42.01%) Finance
2 121 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (26.04%) Oracle
4 66 (19.53%) JavaScript
5 64 (18.93%) C#
6 63 (18.64%) ETL
7 61 (18.05%) Java
8 60 (17.75%) SQL Server
9 57 (16.86%) Banking
10 50 (14.79%) Data Warehouse
11 49 (14.50%) .NET
12 48 (14.20%) Data Analysis
13 47 (13.91%) HTML
14 44 (13.02%) PL/SQL
15 43 (12.72%) Unix
16 40 (11.83%) CSS
16 40 (11.83%) Migration
16 40 (11.83%) Scrum
16 40 (11.83%) Test Automation
17 39 (11.54%) Python
17 39 (11.54%) AngularJS
17 39 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (11.24%) Microsoft
19 36 (10.65%) Informatica
20 35 (10.36%) Data Modelling
21 33 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
21 33 (9.76%) Data Quality
22 30 (8.88%) Git (software)
22 30 (8.88%) XML
23 29 (8.58%) BDD

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (6.51%) SAS
2 16 (4.73%) Apache
3 13 (3.85%) PowerExchange
4 12 (3.55%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.37%) JBoss
6 7 (2.07%) Confluence
7 6 (1.78%) GeoServer
7 6 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.48%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.59%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.59%) CICS
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.30%) Liferay
10 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.30%) Maya
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.89%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.59%) Actimize
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.59%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.59%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.30%) Sonata
4 1 (0.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.18%) npm
4 3 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (0.89%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.89%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.59%) GitHub
5 2 (0.59%) Office 365
5 2 (0.59%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.30%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.78%) WEP
2 3 (0.89%) DNS
2 3 (0.89%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) LAN
3 1 (0.30%) Network Security
3 1 (0.30%) SSL
3 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.30%) VPN
3 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 50 (14.79%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (8.58%) Oracle Database
4 27 (7.99%) Hadoop
5 24 (7.10%) Relational Database
6 21 (6.21%) PowerCenter
7 19 (5.62%) NoSQL
8 15 (4.44%) Big Data
8 15 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (3.85%) Data Lake
11 11 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (3.25%) DB2
12 10 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (2.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.66%) GIS
13 9 (2.66%) MongoDB
13 9 (2.66%) Power BI
14 8 (2.37%) MySQL
14 8 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.99%) Jenkins
3 21 (6.21%) Selenium
4 20 (5.92%) JIRA
5 11 (3.25%) ERwin
5 11 (3.25%) Visual Studio
6 10 (2.96%) Maven
6 10 (2.96%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (2.66%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.37%) FitNesse
8 8 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.07%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.07%) Subversion
10 6 (1.78%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.18%) JUnit
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.59%) Mockito
13 2 (0.59%) MSTest
13 2 (0.59%) PROIV
General
1 142 (42.01%) Finance
2 57 (16.86%) Banking
3 8 (2.37%) Legal
4 7 (2.07%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.78%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.18%) Advertising
6 4 (1.18%) Publishing
7 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Retail
8 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (50.00%) Developer
2 92 (27.22%) Analyst
3 30 (8.88%) SQL Developer
4 27 (7.99%) Data Analyst
5 25 (7.40%) .NET Developer
6 21 (6.21%) C# Developer
6 21 (6.21%) Informatica Developer
7 20 (5.92%) Senior Developer
7 20 (5.92%) Tester
8 17 (5.03%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.03%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (5.03%) Test Analyst
9 15 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
10 14 (4.14%) PL/SQL Developer
11 13 (3.85%) Business Analyst
11 13 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 13 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
11 13 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (3.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.50%) .NET
2 47 (13.91%) HTML
3 40 (11.83%) CSS
4 39 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 30 (8.88%) XML
6 25 (7.40%) Spring
7 24 (7.10%) ASP.NET
8 20 (5.92%) jQuery
9 19 (5.62%) .NET Framework
10 16 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (4.44%) Web Services
12 14 (4.14%) HTML5
13 13 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (3.85%) Hibernate
13 13 (3.85%) REST
14 12 (3.55%) Entity Framework
14 12 (3.55%) React
15 11 (3.25%) PostGIS
16 9 (2.66%) Node.js
16 9 (2.66%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.73%) Mainframe
3 12 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.07%) Credit Risk
6 7 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.78%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.48%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.48%) Replication
9 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.18%) Equities
9 4 (1.18%) Fintech
9 4 (1.18%) Wiki
10 2 (0.59%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.59%) Photography
10 2 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.59%) User Experience
11 1 (0.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.72%) Unix
2 25 (7.40%) Linux
3 11 (3.25%) Windows
4 9 (2.66%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.78%) zOS
6 5 (1.48%) Android
6 5 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.59%) Solaris
7 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) NetWare
8 1 (0.30%) OS/2
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.64%) ETL
3 48 (14.20%) Data Analysis
4 40 (11.83%) Migration
4 40 (11.83%) Scrum
4 40 (11.83%) Test Automation
5 35 (10.36%) Data Modelling
6 33 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (8.58%) BDD
8 26 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (7.40%) Data Migration
9 25 (7.40%) SDLC
10 24 (7.10%) Kanban
11 23 (6.80%) MVC
12 22 (6.51%) ETL Development
13 21 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (6.21%) TDD
14 20 (5.92%) Analytics
15 17 (5.03%) Front End Development
16 16 (4.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 66 (19.53%) JavaScript
2 64 (18.93%) C#
3 61 (18.05%) Java
4 44 (13.02%) PL/SQL
5 39 (11.54%) Python
6 21 (6.21%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.96%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.37%) Java 8
8 8 (2.37%) PHP
8 8 (2.37%) R
9 7 (2.07%) Perl
10 5 (1.48%) REXX
10 5 (1.48%) Scala
10 5 (1.48%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.48%) VBA
11 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.59%) ES6
13 2 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (3.85%) Degree
2 10 (2.96%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.89%) AWS Certification
3 3 (0.89%) PhD
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.30%) CITP
5 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.30%) ISEB
5 1 (0.30%) MBA
5 1 (0.30%) MCITP
5 1 (0.30%) MCP
5 1 (0.30%) MCSA
5 1 (0.30%) MCSE
5 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 18 (5.33%) QA
3 7 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.89%) GCP
5 1 (0.30%) PMO
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (4.73%) Docker
2 5 (1.48%) GeoWebCache
2 5 (1.48%) RACF
3 4 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.59%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.55%) Ansible
2 9 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (2.37%) Puppet
4 7 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.48%) OMEGAMON
5 5 (1.48%) SCCM
6 4 (1.18%) Oracle Flashback
6 4 (1.18%) Terraform
7 3 (0.89%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.59%) Ambari
8 2 (0.59%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.59%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Control-M
9 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.30%) Kibana
9 1 (0.30%) logstash
9 1 (0.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 88 (26.04%) Oracle
2 38 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 36 (10.65%) Informatica
4 28 (8.28%) Teradata
5 16 (4.73%) CA
6 9 (2.66%) IBM
7 7 (2.07%) VMware
8 6 (1.78%) BMC
9 5 (1.48%) Google
10 4 (1.18%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.18%) Charles River
10 4 (1.18%) HP
10 4 (1.18%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.89%) Epicor
11 3 (0.89%) Sybase
11 3 (0.89%) Twitter
12 2 (0.59%) Blue Prism
12 2 (0.59%) Nimble Storage
12 2 (0.59%) Synology
12 2 (0.59%) Veeam