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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 201 141 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.67% 21.36% 19.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.53% 51.09% 50.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 64 97
Average daily rate
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£364 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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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
432 276 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.88% 41.82% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 135 187
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £17.50
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 22 September 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 22 September 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.

1 132 (39.40%) Java
2 129 (38.51%) Finance
3 111 (33.13%) Oracle
4 105 (31.34%) SQL Server
5 96 (28.66%) Banking
6 92 (27.46%) XML
7 89 (26.57%) UNIX
8 79 (23.58%) Microsoft
9 77 (22.99%) Relational Database
10 73 (21.79%) PL/SQL
11 67 (20.00%) .NET
12 59 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
13 57 (17.01%) Spring
14 56 (16.72%) Linux
15 53 (15.82%) OO
16 51 (15.22%) C#
17 48 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
18 46 (13.73%) Windows
19 45 (13.43%) CSS
19 45 (13.43%) Perl
19 45 (13.43%) RDBMS
20 43 (12.84%) Sybase
20 43 (12.84%) Shell Script
21 42 (12.54%) JavaScript
21 42 (12.54%) C++
21 42 (12.54%) Web Services
21 42 (12.54%) SQL Server 2008
21 42 (12.54%) Performance Tuning
22 40 (11.94%) JMS
23 38 (11.34%) T-SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (8.36%) WebSphere
2 23 (6.87%) SharePoint
3 22 (6.57%) IIS
4 15 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.49%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.19%) SAS
8 4 (1.19%) Apache
8 4 (1.19%) CMS
8 4 (1.19%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.90%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.39%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) MS Project
4 3 (0.90%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) Maya
6 1 (0.30%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 7 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.60%) Endur
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.60%) Agresso
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.07%) HTTP
2 9 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.09%) SAN
4 5 (1.49%) DNS
5 4 (1.19%) Firewall
6 3 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.90%) DHCP
6 3 (0.90%) VoIP
7 2 (0.60%) FTP
7 2 (0.60%) VPN
7 2 (0.60%) Wireless
7 2 (0.60%) IPsec
7 2 (0.60%) H.323
8 1 (0.30%) Intranet
8 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.30%) NAS
8 1 (0.30%) WAN
8 1 (0.30%) LDAP
8 1 (0.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 77 (22.99%) Relational Database
3 45 (13.43%) RDBMS
4 42 (12.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.18%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.58%) QlikView
9 10 (2.99%) DB2
10 8 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.09%) KDB
11 7 (2.09%) Ingres
12 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.19%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (1.19%) MySQL
14 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (5.67%) CruiseControl
1 19 (5.67%) Selenium
2 18 (5.37%) Visual Studio
3 15 (4.48%) Subversion
4 13 (3.88%) JUnit
5 8 (2.39%) CppUnit
5 8 (2.39%) GoogleTest
6 5 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.19%) Toad
7 4 (1.19%) Maven
7 4 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.90%) JIRA
8 3 (0.90%) PVCS
8 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.60%) Hudson
9 2 (0.60%) Ant
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.60%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.30%) NUnit
General
1 129 (38.51%) Finance
2 96 (28.66%) Banking
3 18 (5.37%) Front Office
4 8 (2.39%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.49%) Back Office
6 2 (0.60%) Publishing
6 2 (0.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 222 (66.27%) Developer
2 73 (21.79%) Java Developer
3 50 (14.93%) Analyst
4 41 (12.24%) SQL Developer
5 30 (8.96%) Senior Developer
6 28 (8.36%) C++ Developer
7 18 (5.37%) .NET Developer
8 17 (5.07%) Support Analyst
9 16 (4.78%) C# Developer
10 15 (4.48%) SQL Server Developer
10 15 (4.48%) Applications Support
11 14 (4.18%) Data Analyst
11 14 (4.18%) Business Analyst
11 14 (4.18%) Applications Support Analyst
12 12 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (2.99%) WPF Developer
14 8 (2.39%) Consultant
15 7 (2.09%) Lead Developer
15 7 (2.09%) Oracle Developer
15 7 (2.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (27.46%) XML
2 67 (20.00%) .NET
3 57 (17.01%) Spring
4 45 (13.43%) CSS
5 42 (12.54%) Web Services
6 40 (11.94%) JMS
7 37 (11.04%) JSP
8 35 (10.45%) J2EE
9 32 (9.55%) HTML
9 32 (9.55%) Hibernate
10 24 (7.16%) XSLT
11 22 (6.57%) STL
12 21 (6.27%) Struts
12 21 (6.27%) Ajax
12 21 (6.27%) Spring MVC
12 21 (6.27%) Spring Web Flow
12 21 (6.27%) GWT
13 20 (5.97%) ASP.NET
14 19 (5.67%) JDBC
14 19 (5.67%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (3.88%) Equities
4 11 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
5 10 (2.99%) Derivative
6 8 (2.39%) Clustering
6 8 (2.39%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.79%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.19%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.90%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.90%) Physics
9 3 (0.90%) GIS
10 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.60%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.60%) DataPower
10 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 89 (26.57%) UNIX
2 56 (16.72%) Linux
3 46 (13.73%) Windows
4 15 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (15.82%) OO
3 42 (12.54%) Performance Tuning
4 36 (10.75%) Unit Testing
5 34 (10.15%) ETL
6 31 (9.25%) Data Modelling
7 28 (8.36%) MVC
8 26 (7.76%) SOA
8 26 (7.76%) Multithreading
9 20 (5.97%) Migration
10 19 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (5.67%) Data Analysis
10 19 (5.67%) Web Application Development
11 18 (5.37%) Technical Analysis
11 18 (5.37%) Wealth Management
12 17 (5.07%) Web Development
13 15 (4.48%) TDD
13 15 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (4.18%) OOD
14 14 (4.18%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 132 (39.40%) Java
2 73 (21.79%) PL/SQL
3 51 (15.22%) C#
4 45 (13.43%) Perl
5 43 (12.84%) Shell Script
6 42 (12.54%) C++
6 42 (12.54%) JavaScript
7 38 (11.34%) T-SQL
8 26 (7.76%) VBA
9 12 (3.58%) C
10 11 (3.28%) Python
11 10 (2.99%) Scala
12 9 (2.69%) VB
13 4 (1.19%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.90%) VBScript
14 3 (0.90%) AWK
15 2 (0.60%) Jython
15 2 (0.60%) Ruby
15 2 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (5.37%) Degree
2 13 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (0.90%) MCTS
6 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.60%) MCSE
7 2 (0.60%) ISEB
8 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MCSA
8 1 (0.30%) CCNA
8 1 (0.30%) MCITP
8 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MCPD
8 1 (0.30%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.79%) SLA
2 4 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.60%) vSphere
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.90%) SCCM
3 2 (0.60%) Netcool
3 2 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 111 (33.13%) Oracle
2 79 (23.58%) Microsoft
3 43 (12.84%) Sybase
4 23 (6.87%) HP
5 13 (3.88%) IBM
5 13 (3.88%) Kofax
6 11 (3.28%) Business Objects
6 11 (3.28%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.99%) Informatica
7 10 (2.99%) Google
8 8 (2.39%) TIBCO
9 7 (2.09%) Citrix
10 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.49%) VMware
11 4 (1.19%) Cognos
11 4 (1.19%) Tableau
12 3 (0.90%) Twitter
12 3 (0.90%) RightFax
12 3 (0.90%) JBoss
12 3 (0.90%) Teradata
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