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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 162 171 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.75% 20.90% 26.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.45% 41.20% 52.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 67 92
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £210 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £436 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
287 415 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.22% 50.73% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 170 185
Average daily rate £350 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £443 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £11.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 160 (49.08%) Finance
2 109 (33.44%) Java
3 93 (28.53%) UNIX
4 84 (25.77%) SQL Server
5 76 (23.31%) Oracle
6 67 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (18.71%) Linux
8 60 (18.40%) PL/SQL
8 60 (18.40%) Banking
9 58 (17.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 57 (17.48%) Relational Database
11 56 (17.18%) Sybase
12 55 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
13 49 (15.03%) Spring
14 48 (14.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 48 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
15 47 (14.42%) OO
16 46 (14.11%) Perl
16 46 (14.11%) Performance Tuning
17 43 (13.19%) JavaScript
17 43 (13.19%) HTML
18 40 (12.27%) C#
18 40 (12.27%) SDLC
19 37 (11.35%) RDBMS
20 36 (11.04%) Shell Script
20 36 (11.04%) ETL
20 36 (11.04%) Data Warehouse
21 34 (10.43%) Data Modelling
21 34 (10.43%) DB2
21 34 (10.43%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 10 (3.07%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.45%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.45%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.15%) SAS
4 6 (1.84%) IIS
4 6 (1.84%) JBoss
5 4 (1.23%) Documentum
5 4 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.92%) Node.js
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.92%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.92%) Drupal
7 2 (0.61%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.61%) CMS
7 2 (0.61%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.23%) MS Office
5 3 (0.92%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.53%) Firewall
2 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.61%) LDAP
3 2 (0.61%) VoIP
3 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.61%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.61%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.31%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.31%) FTP
4 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 58 (17.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (17.48%) Relational Database
4 48 (14.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (11.35%) RDBMS
6 36 (11.04%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (10.43%) DB2
8 26 (7.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (7.06%) Oracle Database
10 16 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (3.99%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (3.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (3.68%) MS Access
13 10 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (2.76%) Sybase ASE
15 8 (2.45%) Sybase IQ
15 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (1.84%) KDB
Development Applications
1 24 (7.36%) JUnit
2 11 (3.37%) Subversion
3 10 (3.07%) Selenium
4 9 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.15%) Hudson
5 7 (2.15%) Maven
6 6 (1.84%) JIRA
6 6 (1.84%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.53%) Toad
8 4 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (1.23%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.23%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.23%) Ant
8 4 (1.23%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.23%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.92%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.92%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.92%) JDeveloper
9 3 (0.92%) WinRunner
9 3 (0.92%) TestDirector
General
1 160 (49.08%) Finance
2 60 (18.40%) Banking
3 25 (7.67%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.29%) Front Office
5 11 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.53%) Legal
6 5 (1.53%) Retail
7 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 180 (55.21%) Developer
2 90 (27.61%) Analyst
3 63 (19.33%) Java Developer
4 54 (16.56%) SQL Developer
5 31 (9.51%) Business Analyst
5 31 (9.51%) Data Analyst
6 19 (5.83%) Senior Developer
7 17 (5.21%) DBA
8 14 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (3.07%) Programmer
10 9 (2.76%) Applications Support
10 9 (2.76%) Test Analyst
10 9 (2.76%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (2.76%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (2.45%) Oracle Developer
11 8 (2.45%) SQL DBA
11 8 (2.45%) Technical Business Analyst
12 7 (2.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (2.15%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (2.15%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.03%) Spring
2 43 (13.19%) HTML
3 34 (10.43%) XML
4 33 (10.12%) CSS
5 29 (8.90%) Web Services
6 23 (7.06%) Hibernate
6 23 (7.06%) JMS
7 22 (6.75%) J2SE
7 22 (6.75%) JSP
7 22 (6.75%) .NET
8 17 (5.21%) J2EE
9 13 (3.99%) Servlets
10 12 (3.68%) XSL
11 11 (3.37%) ASP.NET
12 9 (2.76%) EJB
12 9 (2.76%) DHTML
12 9 (2.76%) iBATIS
12 9 (2.76%) jQuery
12 9 (2.76%) RESTful
13 8 (2.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.98%) Equity Derivative
3 25 (7.67%) Derivative
4 11 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.76%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.15%) Market Risk
7 6 (1.84%) Equities
7 6 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.53%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.53%) Clustering
8 5 (1.53%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.23%) Replication
10 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.92%) DTCC
10 3 (0.92%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.92%) PDA
11 2 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (0.61%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 93 (28.53%) UNIX
2 61 (18.71%) Linux
3 19 (5.83%) Windows
4 8 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.84%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.53%) Solaris
6 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.92%) AIX
7 3 (0.92%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (14.42%) OO
4 46 (14.11%) Performance Tuning
5 40 (12.27%) SDLC
6 36 (11.04%) ETL
7 34 (10.43%) Data Modelling
8 32 (9.82%) OOD
9 30 (9.20%) Data Analysis
10 28 (8.59%) Database Tuning
11 27 (8.28%) Software Engineering
12 23 (7.06%) TDD
13 21 (6.44%) Migration
14 18 (5.52%) Scrum
14 18 (5.52%) SOA
15 17 (5.21%) Wealth Management
15 17 (5.21%) Unit Testing
16 16 (4.91%) Data Migration
17 12 (3.68%) Software Testing
17 12 (3.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 109 (33.44%) Java
2 60 (18.40%) PL/SQL
3 46 (14.11%) Perl
4 43 (13.19%) JavaScript
5 40 (12.27%) C#
6 36 (11.04%) Shell Script
7 30 (9.20%) VBA
8 23 (7.06%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.07%) Python
9 10 (3.07%) C++
10 4 (1.23%) Scala
11 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.92%) Korn
11 3 (0.92%) XPath
11 3 (0.92%) PHP
12 2 (0.61%) Jython
12 2 (0.61%) Groovy
12 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.61%) C
13 1 (0.31%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 17 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.99%) Degree
3 10 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.53%) MCSE
6 3 (0.92%) MCSA
6 3 (0.92%) MCTS
6 3 (0.92%) MCITP
6 3 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.99%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.53%) QA
3 3 (0.92%) COREP
3 3 (0.92%) FINREP
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.84%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.92%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.92%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.61%) Netcool
3 2 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.31%) logstash
4 1 (0.31%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.31%) Control-M
4 1 (0.31%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 76 (23.31%) Oracle
2 56 (17.18%) Sybase
3 33 (10.12%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.07%) Informatica
4 10 (3.07%) VMware
5 9 (2.76%) Citrix
6 6 (1.84%) Teradata
7 5 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.23%) SAP
8 4 (1.23%) McAfee
9 3 (0.92%) Perforce
9 3 (0.92%) Tableau
9 3 (0.92%) Cognos
9 3 (0.92%) Veritas
10 2 (0.61%) Remedy
10 2 (0.61%) BMC
10 2 (0.61%) Cisco
10 2 (0.61%) IBM
10 2 (0.61%) Talend
10 2 (0.61%) ForgeRock
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