The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 108 168 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.77% 19.18% 18.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.73% 53.50% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 93 72
Median daily rate £375 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £31.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -29.68%
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
294 314 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.65% 35.84% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 161 217
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL.

1 69 (33.50%) Java
2 65 (31.55%) Finance
3 52 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (25.24%) Unix
4 48 (23.30%) SQL Server
5 46 (22.33%) Relational Database
6 44 (21.36%) Linux
7 39 (18.93%) Oracle
8 37 (17.96%) RDBMS
8 37 (17.96%) Microsoft
9 36 (17.48%) OO
9 36 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (16.99%) Banking
10 35 (16.99%) SDLC
11 32 (15.53%) JavaScript
12 31 (15.05%) DB2
12 31 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (14.56%) Perl
14 29 (14.08%) Sybase
14 29 (14.08%) MS Excel
14 29 (14.08%) OOD
14 29 (14.08%) Security Cleared
15 27 (13.11%) JMS
15 27 (13.11%) PL/SQL
15 27 (13.11%) C#
16 26 (12.62%) SOAP
16 26 (12.62%) HP
17 25 (12.14%) .NET
18 24 (11.65%) Spring

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 12 (5.83%) IIS
2 8 (3.88%) MQSeries
2 8 (3.88%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 6 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.43%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.94%) Node.js
6 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.97%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.49%) JBoss
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.49%) SAS
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.83%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.40%) Summit
2 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.34%) DNS
1 11 (5.34%) HTTP
2 9 (4.37%) FTP
2 9 (4.37%) SAN
3 8 (3.88%) HTTPS
3 8 (3.88%) WinSCP
4 7 (3.40%) DHCP
5 5 (2.43%) SSL
6 3 (1.46%) Firewall
7 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.49%) Internet
8 1 (0.49%) Intranet
8 1 (0.49%) LAN
8 1 (0.49%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.49%) VPN
8 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 46 (22.33%) Relational Database
3 37 (17.96%) RDBMS
4 36 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (15.05%) DB2
6 22 (10.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (9.22%) Oracle Database
8 13 (6.31%) MS Access
9 11 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (5.34%) Star Schema
10 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (3.88%) NoSQL
11 8 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (2.91%) Data Mining
12 6 (2.91%) OLAP
12 6 (2.91%) OLTP
13 5 (2.43%) MySQL
13 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (10.19%) JUnit
2 8 (3.88%) ClearCase
2 8 (3.88%) XMLSpy
3 7 (3.40%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.43%) HP UFT
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.43%) Subversion
4 5 (2.43%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.46%) Bower
5 3 (1.46%) Hudson
5 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.46%) JIRA
5 3 (1.46%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.97%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.97%) Selenium
6 2 (0.97%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.97%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.97%) WinRunner
General
1 65 (31.55%) Finance
2 35 (16.99%) Banking
3 17 (8.25%) Front Office
4 13 (6.31%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.31%) Retail
5 4 (1.94%) Legal
5 4 (1.94%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.97%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (42.72%) Developer
2 45 (21.84%) Analyst
3 25 (12.14%) Java Developer
4 20 (9.71%) DBA
5 14 (6.80%) SQL DBA
6 13 (6.31%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.34%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.34%) Applications Support
7 11 (5.34%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.34%) Data Analyst
7 11 (5.34%) SQL Developer
7 11 (5.34%) Test Analyst
8 10 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (4.37%) Architect
9 9 (4.37%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 8 (3.88%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.40%) Administrator
11 7 (3.40%) C++ Developer
11 7 (3.40%) Data Business Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.11%) JMS
2 26 (12.62%) SOAP
3 25 (12.14%) .NET
4 24 (11.65%) CSS
4 24 (11.65%) Spring
5 23 (11.17%) J2SE
5 23 (11.17%) Web Services
6 22 (10.68%) HTML
7 18 (8.74%) XML
8 13 (6.31%) REST
9 12 (5.83%) ASP.NET
10 11 (5.34%) JSON
11 10 (4.85%) Middleware
12 9 (4.37%) AngularJS
12 9 (4.37%) WSDL
12 9 (4.37%) XSD
12 9 (4.37%) XSLT
13 8 (3.88%) EDI
13 8 (3.88%) XSL
14 7 (3.40%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.28%) Equities
3 11 (5.34%) Equity Derivative
4 9 (4.37%) Clustering
4 9 (4.37%) SWIFT
5 8 (3.88%) DataPower
6 7 (3.40%) Replication
7 6 (2.91%) Derivative
8 4 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.94%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.46%) iSeries
10 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.97%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.24%) Unix
2 44 (21.36%) Linux
3 21 (10.19%) Windows
4 11 (5.34%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.43%) AIX
8 4 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.46%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.97%) HPUX
10 2 (0.97%) Solaris
10 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (17.48%) OO
3 35 (16.99%) SDLC
4 31 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (14.08%) OOD
6 24 (11.65%) Data Modelling
6 24 (11.65%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (10.19%) ETL
8 20 (9.71%) Software Engineering
9 17 (8.25%) Data Analysis
10 16 (7.77%) Migration
11 14 (6.80%) Database Tuning
12 13 (6.31%) CRM
12 13 (6.31%) SOA
12 13 (6.31%) Unit Testing
13 12 (5.83%) Scrum
14 11 (5.34%) Validation
15 10 (4.85%) Kanban
15 10 (4.85%) TDD
16 9 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (33.50%) Java
2 32 (15.53%) JavaScript
3 30 (14.56%) Perl
4 27 (13.11%) C#
4 27 (13.11%) PL/SQL
5 16 (7.77%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.83%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.37%) Python
8 7 (3.40%) C++
9 5 (2.43%) VBA
10 4 (1.94%) VBScript
11 3 (1.46%) Clojure
11 3 (1.46%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (1.46%) RPG
11 3 (1.46%) RPG IV
11 3 (1.46%) Ruby
11 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.46%) VB
12 2 (0.97%) Korn
12 2 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.37%) ISEB
5 6 (2.91%) Degree
5 6 (2.91%) MCSE
6 5 (2.43%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.43%) MCSA
7 3 (1.46%) CCNA
7 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.46%) MCITP
7 3 (1.46%) MCTS
7 3 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.97%) OCP
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.49%) CISSP
9 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) QA
1 10 (4.85%) SLA
2 8 (3.88%) HL7
2 8 (3.88%) SEPA
3 7 (3.40%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.46%) RHEV
4 3 (1.46%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.46%) vSphere
5 1 (0.49%) Docker
5 1 (0.49%) KVM
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.46%) Netcool
2 3 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.97%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.97%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.97%) Puppet
3 2 (0.97%) SCOM
4 1 (0.49%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.49%) QRadar
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (18.93%) Oracle
2 37 (17.96%) Microsoft
3 29 (14.08%) Sybase
4 26 (12.62%) HP
5 16 (7.77%) MicroStrategy
5 16 (7.77%) VMware
6 12 (5.83%) IBM
7 11 (5.34%) Pega
8 8 (3.88%) Remedy
8 8 (3.88%) SunGard
9 5 (2.43%) Citrix
10 4 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.46%) Altiris
11 3 (1.46%) Cognos
12 2 (0.97%) CA
12 2 (0.97%) Intel Security
12 2 (0.97%) PlateSpin
12 2 (0.97%) Talend
12 2 (0.97%) Twitter
12 2 (0.97%) Veritas
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