The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 123 113 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.01% 18.74% 14.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.61% 42.64% 36.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 51 52
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
327 265 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.23% 43.95% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 148 163
Average daily rate £338 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.60 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.27% -52.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £13.68 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Glasgow region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

1 129 (39.21%) Finance
2 121 (36.78%) Oracle
3 120 (36.47%) SQL Server
4 91 (27.66%) Microsoft
5 90 (27.36%) Java
6 79 (24.01%) XML
7 72 (21.88%) PL/SQL
8 71 (21.58%) .NET
8 71 (21.58%) Banking
9 69 (20.97%) UNIX
10 55 (16.72%) C#
10 55 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (16.72%) Relational Database
11 49 (14.89%) T-SQL
11 49 (14.89%) CSS
11 49 (14.89%) ETL
12 48 (14.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 47 (14.29%) Windows
14 45 (13.68%) OO
14 45 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 43 (13.07%) JavaScript
16 42 (12.77%) Spring
17 41 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 40 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
20 37 (11.25%) HTML
21 36 (10.94%) C++
21 36 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
22 35 (10.64%) Web Services
22 35 (10.64%) RDBMS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 21 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.08%) WebSphere
3 18 (5.47%) Oracle Workflow
3 18 (5.47%) IIS
4 10 (3.04%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.13%) Apache
5 7 (2.13%) CMS
6 5 (1.52%) SAS
6 5 (1.52%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.22%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.91%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.13%) MS Office
3 4 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) Maya
4 1 (0.30%) Houdini
4 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (3.95%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (3.34%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.22%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.61%) Endur
6 2 (0.61%) Agresso
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Office 365
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
1 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.99%) HTTP
2 8 (2.43%) SAN
3 7 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.82%) IPsec
5 2 (0.61%) Firewall
5 2 (0.61%) SSL
5 2 (0.61%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) Intranet
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) DHCP
6 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.30%) NAS
6 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 55 (16.72%) Relational Database
3 48 (14.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (10.64%) RDBMS
7 20 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (5.78%) Oracle Database
9 18 (5.47%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (4.56%) QlikView
11 10 (3.04%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (2.74%) DB2
12 9 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (2.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 8 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (2.43%) MySQL
14 5 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 25 (7.60%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.26%) Selenium
3 13 (3.95%) CruiseControl
4 10 (3.04%) JUnit
5 8 (2.43%) CppUnit
5 8 (2.43%) GoogleTest
5 8 (2.43%) Toad
6 6 (1.82%) Subversion
6 6 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.52%) PVCS
7 5 (1.52%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.52%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.52%) Maven
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.91%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.91%) Hudson
8 3 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.61%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.61%) TestDirector
General
1 129 (39.21%) Finance
2 71 (21.58%) Banking
3 9 (2.74%) Front Office
4 7 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.52%) Back Office
6 3 (0.91%) Retail
7 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 197 (59.88%) Developer
2 58 (17.63%) Analyst
3 53 (16.11%) Java Developer
4 38 (11.55%) SQL Developer
5 32 (9.73%) Senior Developer
6 25 (7.60%) C++ Developer
7 20 (6.08%) .NET Developer
7 20 (6.08%) Data Analyst
8 15 (4.56%) SQL Server Developer
8 15 (4.56%) Business Analyst
9 13 (3.95%) Consultant
9 13 (3.95%) Support Analyst
9 13 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 10 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (3.04%) DBA
10 10 (3.04%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (3.04%) C# Developer
11 8 (2.43%) Senior C++ Developer
11 8 (2.43%) WPF Developer
11 8 (2.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (24.01%) XML
2 71 (21.58%) .NET
3 49 (14.89%) CSS
4 42 (12.77%) Spring
5 37 (11.25%) HTML
6 35 (10.64%) Web Services
7 31 (9.42%) JSP
8 30 (9.12%) ASP.NET
9 27 (8.21%) FIX Protocol
10 26 (7.90%) STL
10 26 (7.90%) JMS
10 26 (7.90%) Hibernate
11 22 (6.69%) J2EE
12 20 (6.08%) Ajax
13 19 (5.78%) jQuery
14 18 (5.47%) XSLT
14 18 (5.47%) Servlets
14 18 (5.47%) DCOM
15 16 (4.86%) COM+
16 15 (4.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.04%) Clustering
3 9 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (1.82%) Market Risk
5 5 (1.52%) Equities
6 4 (1.22%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.22%) Social Network
6 4 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.22%) User Experience
7 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.91%) Replication
7 3 (0.91%) GIS
7 3 (0.91%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.91%) Derivative
8 2 (0.61%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 69 (20.97%) UNIX
2 47 (14.29%) Windows
3 32 (9.73%) Linux
4 16 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.82%) Solaris
7 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.30%) AIX
10 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.30%) Android
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (14.89%) ETL
3 45 (13.68%) OO
4 38 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
6 33 (10.03%) Migration
7 32 (9.73%) Data Modelling
8 25 (7.60%) Unit Testing
9 23 (6.99%) MVC
10 22 (6.69%) Data Analysis
11 20 (6.08%) Workflow
12 19 (5.78%) Multithreading
12 19 (5.78%) TDD
12 19 (5.78%) Technical Analysis
13 18 (5.47%) SOA
14 17 (5.17%) Web Development
15 16 (4.86%) Wealth Management
15 16 (4.86%) Mentoring
16 15 (4.56%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (4.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 90 (27.36%) Java
2 72 (21.88%) PL/SQL
3 55 (16.72%) C#
4 49 (14.89%) T-SQL
5 43 (13.07%) JavaScript
6 36 (10.94%) C++
7 28 (8.51%) Shell Script
8 27 (8.21%) VBA
9 25 (7.60%) Perl
10 9 (2.74%) VB
11 7 (2.13%) Scala
12 5 (1.52%) C
12 5 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.52%) XPath
13 3 (0.91%) VB6
14 2 (0.61%) Ruby
14 2 (0.61%) Groovy
14 2 (0.61%) Jython
14 2 (0.61%) Python
14 2 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (6.08%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.43%) Degree
5 5 (1.52%) MCTS
6 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.22%) ISEB
7 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.61%) MCSE
8 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.30%) MCSA
9 1 (0.30%) MCSD
9 1 (0.30%) CCNA
9 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.30%) MCPD
9 1 (0.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.22%) QA
1 4 (1.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.22%) RACF
2 4 (1.22%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.61%) SCCM
3 2 (0.61%) SCOM
3 2 (0.61%) Netcool
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 121 (36.78%) Oracle
2 91 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.81%) Sybase
4 21 (6.38%) HP
5 17 (5.17%) Business Objects
6 11 (3.34%) Citrix
6 11 (3.34%) Kofax
7 10 (3.04%) Google
7 10 (3.04%) Informatica
7 10 (3.04%) IBM
8 8 (2.43%) Cognos
9 7 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.13%) VMware
9 7 (2.13%) Tableau
10 5 (1.52%) SAP
10 5 (1.52%) Siebel
10 5 (1.52%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.22%) BMC
12 3 (0.91%) RightFax
12 3 (0.91%) Open Text
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