The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 167 211 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.69% 26.88% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.63% 52.36% 52.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 92 56
Average daily rate
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£344 £338 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +6.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £11.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
411 403 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.93% 51.34% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 183 128
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.84 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 122 (39.87%) Finance
1 122 (39.87%) Java
2 89 (29.08%) SQL Server
3 80 (26.14%) Oracle
3 80 (26.14%) UNIX
3 80 (26.14%) Banking
4 69 (22.55%) XML
5 65 (21.24%) Relational Database
6 64 (20.92%) Linux
7 58 (18.95%) .NET
7 58 (18.95%) Spring
8 56 (18.30%) Microsoft
9 53 (17.32%) PL/SQL
10 51 (16.67%) OO
11 45 (14.71%) Perl
11 45 (14.71%) C#
12 44 (14.38%) Performance Tuning
13 40 (13.07%) RDBMS
14 39 (12.75%) Sybase
14 39 (12.75%) Windows
14 39 (12.75%) Shell Script
15 37 (12.09%) Unit Testing
16 35 (11.44%) Web Services
16 35 (11.44%) CSS
16 35 (11.44%) JavaScript
16 35 (11.44%) JMS
16 35 (11.44%) ETL
17 31 (10.13%) J2EE
18 30 (9.80%) Hibernate
18 30 (9.80%) Agile Software Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (8.50%) IIS
2 21 (6.86%) Tomcat
3 20 (6.54%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.61%) CMS
4 8 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.98%) Apache
6 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.65%) GemFire
7 2 (0.65%) Confluence
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.65%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.33%) Mule
8 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.33%) LiveLink
Applications
1 13 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.63%) MS Office
3 3 (0.98%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Maya
5 1 (0.33%) Houdini
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.65%) Agresso
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.96%) HTTP
2 6 (1.96%) SAN
3 5 (1.63%) DNS
4 4 (1.31%) Firewall
5 3 (0.98%) Wireless
5 3 (0.98%) DHCP
6 2 (0.65%) FTP
6 2 (0.65%) LAN
6 2 (0.65%) VoIP
6 2 (0.65%) WAN
6 2 (0.65%) VPN
6 2 (0.65%) H.323
6 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.33%) SSL
7 1 (0.33%) Network Security
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (29.08%) SQL Server
2 65 (21.24%) Relational Database
3 40 (13.07%) RDBMS
4 25 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.92%) DB2
9 10 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (3.27%) KDB
10 9 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.29%) QlikView
12 7 (2.29%) Ingres
12 7 (2.29%) MySQL
12 7 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.31%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (6.86%) JUnit
2 20 (6.54%) Subversion
3 15 (4.90%) CruiseControl
3 15 (4.90%) Selenium
4 8 (2.61%) Maven
4 8 (2.61%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.96%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.63%) JIRA
8 4 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.31%) CppUnit
8 4 (1.31%) Hudson
8 4 (1.31%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (1.31%) GoogleTest
9 3 (0.98%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.33%) Toad
10 1 (0.33%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 122 (39.87%) Finance
2 80 (26.14%) Banking
3 21 (6.86%) Front Office
4 8 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.98%) Games
6 2 (0.65%) Retail
6 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (63.40%) Developer
2 71 (23.20%) Java Developer
3 51 (16.67%) Analyst
4 22 (7.19%) Senior Developer
4 22 (7.19%) SQL Developer
5 18 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 18 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 18 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 16 (5.23%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.23%) Applications Support Analyst
7 15 (4.90%) C# Developer
8 13 (4.25%) DBA
9 12 (3.92%) Data Analyst
9 12 (3.92%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.27%) Web Developer
11 9 (2.94%) Applications Developer
11 9 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (2.61%) Oracle Developer
12 8 (2.61%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (22.55%) XML
2 58 (18.95%) .NET
2 58 (18.95%) Spring
3 35 (11.44%) CSS
3 35 (11.44%) Web Services
3 35 (11.44%) JMS
4 31 (10.13%) J2EE
5 30 (9.80%) Hibernate
6 29 (9.48%) HTML
7 28 (9.15%) JSP
8 22 (7.19%) XSLT
9 21 (6.86%) Spring MVC
10 19 (6.21%) Struts
11 17 (5.56%) ASP.NET
11 17 (5.56%) Ajax
11 17 (5.56%) GWT
12 16 (5.23%) Spring Web Flow
12 16 (5.23%) iBATIS
13 15 (4.90%) FIX Protocol
14 14 (4.58%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 16 (5.23%) Equities
2 12 (3.92%) Derivative
3 10 (3.27%) Equity Derivative
3 10 (3.27%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.29%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.96%) Clustering
6 4 (1.31%) Physics
7 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.98%) Replication
7 3 (0.98%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.65%) Life Science
8 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.65%) AS400
8 2 (0.65%) NHS
8 2 (0.65%) GIS
8 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 80 (26.14%) UNIX
2 64 (20.92%) Linux
3 39 (12.75%) Windows
4 14 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.98%) Android
6 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.65%) Solaris
7 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.67%) OO
2 44 (14.38%) Performance Tuning
3 37 (12.09%) Unit Testing
4 35 (11.44%) ETL
5 30 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (8.82%) Multithreading
7 26 (8.50%) MVC
8 23 (7.52%) SOA
9 21 (6.86%) Data Modelling
10 18 (5.88%) OOD
10 18 (5.88%) ITIL
10 18 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 17 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.23%) CRM
13 14 (4.58%) Project Management
13 14 (4.58%) Web Application Development
14 12 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (3.92%) Wealth Management
15 11 (3.59%) Software Engineering
15 11 (3.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 122 (39.87%) Java
2 53 (17.32%) PL/SQL
3 45 (14.71%) Perl
3 45 (14.71%) C#
4 39 (12.75%) Shell Script
5 35 (11.44%) JavaScript
6 29 (9.48%) C++
7 17 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.23%) VBA
8 16 (5.23%) Python
9 10 (3.27%) C
10 9 (2.94%) VB
11 8 (2.61%) Scala
12 4 (1.31%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.98%) VBScript
13 3 (0.98%) AWK
13 3 (0.98%) PHP
14 2 (0.65%) RPG
14 2 (0.65%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (8.50%) Degree
2 10 (3.27%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.63%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.98%) MCTS
6 2 (0.65%) CCNA
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.33%) MCSA
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) MCSD
7 1 (0.33%) HND
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.29%) SLA
2 4 (1.31%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.98%) vSphere
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) XenApp
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) Netcool
3 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 80 (26.14%) Oracle
2 56 (18.30%) Microsoft
3 39 (12.75%) Sybase
4 12 (3.92%) IBM
5 11 (3.59%) HP
6 10 (3.27%) Informatica
6 10 (3.27%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.94%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.96%) VMware
8 6 (1.96%) Google
9 5 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.31%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.98%) Citrix
11 3 (0.98%) InterSystems
12 2 (0.65%) Kofax
12 2 (0.65%) Teradata
12 2 (0.65%) ION Trading
12 2 (0.65%) Tableau
12 2 (0.65%) Twitter
12 2 (0.65%) StreamBase
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