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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 110 164 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.54% 18.53% 19.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.57% 50.62% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 91 79
Median daily rate £365 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.66%
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
278 324 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.80% 36.61% 51.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 173 225
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 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 3 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 68 (32.85%) Finance
2 67 (32.37%) Java
3 50 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (22.71%) SQL Server
5 45 (21.74%) Unix
6 41 (19.81%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (19.81%) Relational Database
7 38 (18.36%) Oracle
8 37 (17.87%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (17.39%) C#
9 36 (17.39%) Linux
10 35 (16.91%) JavaScript
11 33 (15.94%) .NET
11 33 (15.94%) Security Cleared
12 32 (15.46%) OO
13 31 (14.98%) RDBMS
13 31 (14.98%) Banking
14 30 (14.49%) SDLC
15 29 (14.01%) Microsoft
15 29 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (13.53%) MS Excel
17 27 (13.04%) Web Services
17 27 (13.04%) PL/SQL
18 26 (12.56%) DB2
18 26 (12.56%) SOAP
18 26 (12.56%) ETL
19 25 (12.08%) Sybase
19 25 (12.08%) CSS
19 25 (12.08%) HTML
20 23 (11.11%) Perl

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 14 (6.76%) IIS
2 8 (3.86%) MQSeries
2 8 (3.86%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 6 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.93%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.93%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.97%) Node.js
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.48%) Liferay
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.48%) SAS
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.28%) MS Office
3 3 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.97%) Summit
2 1 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.28%) HTTP
2 11 (5.31%) DNS
3 9 (4.35%) FTP
4 8 (3.86%) HTTPS
4 8 (3.86%) WinSCP
5 7 (3.38%) SSL
6 6 (2.90%) DHCP
6 6 (2.90%) SAN
7 4 (1.93%) Firewall
8 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.48%) 2G
9 1 (0.48%) 3G
9 1 (0.48%) 4G
9 1 (0.48%) Internet
9 1 (0.48%) Intranet
9 1 (0.48%) LAN
9 1 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.48%) VPN
9 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.71%) SQL Server
2 41 (19.81%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (19.81%) Relational Database
3 31 (14.98%) RDBMS
4 26 (12.56%) DB2
5 18 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 18 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.31%) MS Access
7 11 (5.31%) Star Schema
8 8 (3.86%) MySQL
9 7 (3.38%) Data Mining
9 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.90%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (8.21%) JUnit
2 9 (4.35%) ClearCase
3 8 (3.86%) XMLSpy
4 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (2.90%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.42%) HP UFT
6 5 (2.42%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.93%) Fiddler
8 3 (1.45%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.45%) Subversion
8 3 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.97%) JIRA
9 2 (0.97%) Lombardi
9 2 (0.97%) PVCS
9 2 (0.97%) Selenium
9 2 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.97%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.97%) WinRunner
General
1 68 (32.85%) Finance
2 31 (14.98%) Banking
3 13 (6.28%) Front Office
3 13 (6.28%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.42%) Retail
5 4 (1.93%) Legal
6 2 (0.97%) Automotive
6 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (40.10%) Developer
2 49 (23.67%) Analyst
3 22 (10.63%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.70%) DBA
5 14 (6.76%) .NET Developer
5 14 (6.76%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.28%) Test Analyst
7 12 (5.80%) SQL DBA
8 11 (5.31%) Data Analyst
8 11 (5.31%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.83%) Administrator
9 10 (4.83%) SQL Developer
10 9 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (3.86%) Architect
11 8 (3.86%) Data Warehouse Analyst
12 7 (3.38%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.38%) SQL Analyst
13 6 (2.90%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.94%) .NET
2 27 (13.04%) Web Services
3 26 (12.56%) SOAP
4 25 (12.08%) CSS
4 25 (12.08%) HTML
5 23 (11.11%) JMS
6 20 (9.66%) Spring
7 19 (9.18%) XML
8 18 (8.70%) ASP.NET
8 18 (8.70%) J2SE
9 14 (6.76%) REST
10 13 (6.28%) JSON
11 10 (4.83%) Middleware
11 10 (4.83%) XSLT
12 9 (4.35%) AngularJS
12 9 (4.35%) WSDL
12 9 (4.35%) XSD
13 8 (3.86%) .NET Framework
13 8 (3.86%) HTML5
13 8 (3.86%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.80%) Equities
3 10 (4.83%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (3.86%) DataPower
4 8 (3.86%) Replication
4 8 (3.86%) SWIFT
5 7 (3.38%) Clustering
6 5 (2.42%) Derivative
7 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.93%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.45%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.97%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.97%) User Experience
9 2 (0.97%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.74%) Unix
2 36 (17.39%) Linux
3 23 (11.11%) Windows
4 12 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.42%) AIX
8 3 (1.45%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.45%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.97%) HPUX
9 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.97%) Solaris
10 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (17.87%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (15.46%) OO
4 30 (14.49%) SDLC
5 26 (12.56%) ETL
6 23 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 23 (11.11%) OOD
7 21 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (9.18%) Software Engineering
9 16 (7.73%) Data Analysis
10 14 (6.76%) Unit Testing
11 13 (6.28%) Migration
11 13 (6.28%) SOA
11 13 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (6.28%) Validation
12 12 (5.80%) CRM
13 11 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (5.31%) MVC
14 10 (4.83%) Change Management
15 9 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.37%) Java
2 36 (17.39%) C#
3 35 (16.91%) JavaScript
4 27 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 23 (11.11%) Perl
6 12 (5.80%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.31%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.86%) Python
9 7 (3.38%) VBA
10 6 (2.90%) C++
11 5 (2.42%) VBScript
12 3 (1.45%) Clojure
12 3 (1.45%) Ruby
12 3 (1.45%) VB
12 3 (1.45%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.97%) C
13 2 (0.97%) Scala
13 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.97%) XPath
13 2 (0.97%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.83%) ISEB
3 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.38%) MCSE
5 5 (2.42%) Degree
5 5 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.93%) MCSA
7 3 (1.45%) CCNA
7 3 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.45%) MCITP
7 3 (1.45%) MCTS
8 2 (0.97%) CISSP
8 2 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.97%) OCP
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.97%) SANS
8 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.25%) QA
2 11 (5.31%) SLA
3 8 (3.86%) Data Quality
3 8 (3.86%) HL7
3 8 (3.86%) SEPA
4 6 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.93%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.97%) vSphere
6 1 (0.48%) Docker
6 1 (0.48%) KVM
6 1 (0.48%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (5.31%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.45%) Netcool
2 3 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.45%) Perfmon
2 3 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.97%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (0.97%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.97%) Puppet
3 2 (0.97%) QRadar
3 2 (0.97%) SCCM
3 2 (0.97%) SCOM
4 1 (0.48%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.48%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (18.36%) Oracle
2 29 (14.01%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.08%) Sybase
4 23 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
5 21 (10.14%) HP
6 15 (7.25%) IBM
7 13 (6.28%) VMware
8 11 (5.31%) Pega
9 9 (4.35%) Remedy
10 6 (2.90%) Citrix
11 3 (1.45%) Altiris
11 3 (1.45%) Cognos
11 3 (1.45%) SunGard
12 2 (0.97%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.97%) CA
12 2 (0.97%) Intel Security
12 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.97%) Splunk
12 2 (0.97%) Twitter
12 2 (0.97%) Veritas
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