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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 121 123 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.02% 20.43% 15.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.23% 45.72% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 59
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £263 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -18.58%
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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
325 269 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.71% 44.68% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 133 168
Average daily rate £375 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.60 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.61% -52.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 26 November 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 119 (38.02%) Finance
1 119 (38.02%) Oracle
2 105 (33.55%) SQL Server
3 96 (30.67%) Java
4 87 (27.80%) Microsoft
5 82 (26.20%) XML
6 73 (23.32%) PL/SQL
6 73 (23.32%) Banking
7 69 (22.04%) UNIX
8 61 (19.49%) .NET
9 60 (19.17%) Relational Database
10 52 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (15.65%) CSS
12 48 (15.34%) SQL Server 2008
13 47 (15.02%) OO
13 47 (15.02%) C#
14 46 (14.70%) Windows
15 45 (14.38%) T-SQL
15 45 (14.38%) Spring
16 44 (14.06%) ETL
17 43 (13.74%) JavaScript
18 41 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
19 40 (12.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 40 (12.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 38 (12.14%) Performance Tuning
21 37 (11.82%) C++
22 36 (11.50%) HTML
22 36 (11.50%) RDBMS
23 34 (10.86%) JSP
24 33 (10.54%) Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (6.71%) WebSphere
1 21 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 15 (4.79%) IIS
4 10 (3.19%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.92%) Apache
5 6 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.92%) CMS
6 5 (1.60%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.60%) SAS
7 4 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.28%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.28%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.96%) LiveLink
8 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.64%) JBoss
9 2 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.64%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 15 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.24%) MS Office
3 4 (1.28%) MS Project
3 4 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Houdini
4 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.32%) Maya
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.47%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.64%) Agresso
7 2 (0.64%) Endur
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.32%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) SaaS
1 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.39%) HTTP
2 8 (2.56%) SAN
3 7 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.28%) IPsec
5 3 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.96%) VoIP
5 3 (0.96%) DHCP
5 3 (0.96%) DNS
6 2 (0.64%) VPN
6 2 (0.64%) Wireless
6 2 (0.64%) H.323
7 1 (0.32%) NAS
7 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.32%) Firewall
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (33.55%) SQL Server
2 60 (19.17%) Relational Database
3 48 (15.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (12.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (12.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (11.50%) RDBMS
6 20 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (5.75%) Oracle Reports
7 18 (5.75%) Oracle Database
8 15 (4.79%) QlikView
9 10 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.56%) DB2
10 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 7 (2.24%) MySQL
12 5 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.28%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 20 (6.39%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.11%) Selenium
2 16 (5.11%) CruiseControl
3 9 (2.88%) JUnit
4 8 (2.56%) GoogleTest
4 8 (2.56%) CppUnit
5 7 (2.24%) Subversion
5 7 (2.24%) Toad
6 6 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.60%) Maven
7 5 (1.60%) PVCS
8 4 (1.28%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.96%) Hudson
9 3 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.96%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.64%) Ant
10 2 (0.64%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 119 (38.02%) Finance
2 73 (23.32%) Banking
3 11 (3.51%) Front Office
4 6 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.60%) Back Office
6 3 (0.96%) Retail
7 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 193 (61.66%) Developer
2 58 (18.53%) Java Developer
3 47 (15.02%) Analyst
4 38 (12.14%) SQL Developer
5 33 (10.54%) Senior Developer
6 25 (7.99%) C++ Developer
7 20 (6.39%) Data Analyst
8 16 (5.11%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.79%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (4.15%) Consultant
11 11 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (3.51%) C# Developer
11 11 (3.51%) Support Analyst
11 11 (3.51%) Business Analyst
12 10 (3.19%) DBA
12 10 (3.19%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (2.88%) WPF Developer
14 8 (2.56%) Test Analyst
14 8 (2.56%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (26.20%) XML
2 61 (19.49%) .NET
3 49 (15.65%) CSS
4 45 (14.38%) Spring
5 36 (11.50%) HTML
6 34 (10.86%) JSP
7 32 (10.22%) Web Services
8 29 (9.27%) JMS
9 28 (8.95%) FIX Protocol
10 27 (8.63%) Hibernate
11 25 (7.99%) J2EE
11 25 (7.99%) STL
12 23 (7.35%) ASP.NET
13 22 (7.03%) Ajax
14 21 (6.71%) XSLT
15 19 (6.07%) jQuery
16 18 (5.75%) Struts
16 18 (5.75%) Servlets
16 18 (5.75%) GWT
16 18 (5.75%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.88%) Clustering
3 8 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.60%) Market Risk
5 5 (1.60%) Equities
6 4 (1.28%) Social Network
6 4 (1.28%) Web 2.0
7 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.96%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.96%) Derivative
7 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.64%) NHS
8 2 (0.64%) GIS
8 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.04%) UNIX
2 46 (14.70%) Windows
3 31 (9.90%) Linux
4 15 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.60%) Solaris
8 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.02%) OO
3 44 (14.06%) ETL
4 38 (12.14%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (10.22%) Data Modelling
7 30 (9.58%) Migration
8 27 (8.63%) Unit Testing
9 24 (7.67%) MVC
10 23 (7.35%) SOA
11 20 (6.39%) Data Analysis
11 20 (6.39%) Multithreading
12 19 (6.07%) Workflow
13 18 (5.75%) TDD
14 17 (5.43%) Technical Analysis
15 16 (5.11%) Wealth Management
15 16 (5.11%) Mentoring
15 16 (5.11%) Web Application Development
16 15 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (4.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (30.67%) Java
2 73 (23.32%) PL/SQL
3 47 (15.02%) C#
4 45 (14.38%) T-SQL
5 43 (13.74%) JavaScript
6 37 (11.82%) C++
7 31 (9.90%) Shell Script
8 29 (9.27%) Perl
9 26 (8.31%) VBA
10 8 (2.56%) Scala
11 7 (2.24%) VB
12 6 (1.92%) C
13 5 (1.60%) XPath
14 3 (0.96%) Python
15 2 (0.64%) Jython
15 2 (0.64%) Ruby
15 2 (0.64%) Groovy
15 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.32%) sed
16 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (5.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.88%) Degree
4 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.60%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.28%) ISEB
6 4 (1.28%) MCTS
6 4 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.64%) MCSE
9 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.32%) MCITP
9 1 (0.32%) MCPD
9 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CCNA
9 1 (0.32%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.28%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.64%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.64%) vSphere
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.64%) Netcool
3 2 (0.64%) SCCM
4 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 119 (38.02%) Oracle
2 87 (27.80%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.27%) Sybase
4 23 (7.35%) HP
5 15 (4.79%) Business Objects
6 12 (3.83%) IBM
6 12 (3.83%) Kofax
7 11 (3.51%) Informatica
8 10 (3.19%) Google
9 9 (2.88%) Citrix
10 7 (2.24%) VMware
10 7 (2.24%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.24%) Cognos
11 6 (1.92%) Tableau
12 4 (1.28%) SAP
12 4 (1.28%) Siebel
12 4 (1.28%) BMC
12 4 (1.28%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.96%) RightFax
13 3 (0.96%) Twitter
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