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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 196 137 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.53% 20.76% 20.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.90% 49.10% 55.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 60 95
Average daily rate
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£375 £334 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.38 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -1.85%
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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
427 279 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.08% 42.27% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 139 164
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 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 129 (39.69%) Java
2 124 (38.15%) Finance
3 103 (31.69%) Oracle
4 101 (31.08%) SQL Server
5 96 (29.54%) Banking
6 83 (25.54%) UNIX
7 79 (24.31%) XML
8 76 (23.38%) Microsoft
9 71 (21.85%) Relational Database
10 68 (20.92%) .NET
11 67 (20.62%) PL/SQL
12 61 (18.77%) Linux
13 55 (16.92%) Spring
14 53 (16.31%) OO
15 50 (15.38%) C#
16 46 (14.15%) Perl
17 44 (13.54%) Performance Tuning
18 43 (13.23%) Windows
19 42 (12.92%) CSS
19 42 (12.92%) Sybase
19 42 (12.92%) Shell Script
20 41 (12.62%) RDBMS
21 40 (12.31%) JavaScript
22 39 (12.00%) C++
23 38 (11.69%) Web Services
24 36 (11.08%) Unit Testing
24 36 (11.08%) SQL Server 2008
25 35 (10.77%) JSP
25 35 (10.77%) JMS
26 34 (10.46%) J2EE

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (7.38%) IIS
2 23 (7.08%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.08%) WebSphere
3 17 (5.23%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.54%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.23%) CMS
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.92%) SAS
8 2 (0.62%) Apache
8 2 (0.62%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.62%) GemFire
8 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.62%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.46%) MS Office
3 3 (0.92%) MS Project
4 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Maya
5 1 (0.31%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 7 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.62%) Endur
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.62%) Agresso
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.31%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.31%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.69%) HTTP
2 9 (2.77%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.85%) SAN
4 5 (1.54%) DNS
5 4 (1.23%) Firewall
6 3 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.92%) DHCP
6 3 (0.92%) VoIP
7 2 (0.62%) FTP
7 2 (0.62%) VPN
7 2 (0.62%) Wireless
7 2 (0.62%) H.323
8 1 (0.31%) Intranet
8 1 (0.31%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.31%) WAN
8 1 (0.31%) LDAP
8 1 (0.31%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (31.08%) SQL Server
2 71 (21.85%) Relational Database
3 41 (12.62%) RDBMS
4 36 (11.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (10.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (9.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.38%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.08%) KDB
10 9 (2.77%) QlikView
10 9 (2.77%) DB2
11 8 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (2.15%) Ingres
12 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.54%) InterSystems Cache
13 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.92%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 17 (5.23%) CruiseControl
1 17 (5.23%) Selenium
2 15 (4.62%) Subversion
3 14 (4.31%) JUnit
4 12 (3.69%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.15%) CppUnit
5 7 (2.15%) GoogleTest
6 5 (1.54%) Maven
7 4 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.23%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.92%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.92%) JIRA
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.62%) Toad
9 2 (0.62%) Hudson
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.31%) CodeRush
10 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
General
1 124 (38.15%) Finance
2 96 (29.54%) Banking
3 19 (5.85%) Front Office
4 8 (2.46%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.54%) Back Office
6 2 (0.62%) Publishing
6 2 (0.62%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 209 (64.31%) Developer
2 69 (21.23%) Java Developer
3 54 (16.62%) Analyst
4 39 (12.00%) SQL Developer
5 25 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 25 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 20 (6.15%) Support Analyst
7 19 (5.85%) Applications Support
8 17 (5.23%) Applications Support Analyst
8 17 (5.23%) .NET Developer
9 16 (4.92%) Business Analyst
10 15 (4.62%) C# Developer
11 14 (4.31%) SQL Server Developer
11 14 (4.31%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (3.08%) WPF Developer
13 8 (2.46%) Consultant
13 8 (2.46%) DBA
14 7 (2.15%) Lead Developer
15 6 (1.85%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (24.31%) XML
2 68 (20.92%) .NET
3 55 (16.92%) Spring
4 42 (12.92%) CSS
5 38 (11.69%) Web Services
6 35 (10.77%) JMS
6 35 (10.77%) JSP
7 34 (10.46%) J2EE
8 31 (9.54%) Hibernate
9 29 (8.92%) HTML
10 22 (6.77%) XSLT
11 21 (6.46%) Spring MVC
12 19 (5.85%) iBATIS
12 19 (5.85%) Struts
13 18 (5.54%) GWT
14 17 (5.23%) Spring Web Flow
14 17 (5.23%) Ajax
14 17 (5.23%) JDBC
15 16 (4.92%) STL
15 16 (4.92%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (5.23%) Equities
3 12 (3.69%) Derivative
4 9 (2.77%) Equity Derivative
4 9 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.85%) Clustering
6 3 (0.92%) Market Risk
6 3 (0.92%) Hedge funds
6 3 (0.92%) Physics
6 3 (0.92%) GIS
6 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.62%) AS400
7 2 (0.62%) Replication
7 2 (0.62%) Life Science
7 2 (0.62%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.31%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 83 (25.54%) UNIX
2 61 (18.77%) Linux
3 43 (13.23%) Windows
4 14 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.62%) Solaris
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.31%) AIX
9 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (16.31%) OO
2 44 (13.54%) Performance Tuning
3 36 (11.08%) Unit Testing
4 33 (10.15%) ETL
5 30 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (8.62%) Data Modelling
6 28 (8.62%) Multithreading
7 24 (7.38%) MVC
8 22 (6.77%) SOA
9 19 (5.85%) Migration
9 19 (5.85%) Data Analysis
9 19 (5.85%) Web Development
10 18 (5.54%) Wealth Management
11 17 (5.23%) Technical Analysis
11 17 (5.23%) Web Application Development
12 16 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (4.31%) OOD
13 14 (4.31%) CRM
13 14 (4.31%) ITIL
13 14 (4.31%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 129 (39.69%) Java
2 67 (20.62%) PL/SQL
3 50 (15.38%) C#
4 46 (14.15%) Perl
5 42 (12.92%) Shell Script
6 40 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 39 (12.00%) C++
8 33 (10.15%) T-SQL
9 26 (8.00%) VBA
10 15 (4.62%) Python
11 11 (3.38%) C
12 10 (3.08%) Scala
13 9 (2.77%) VB
14 4 (1.23%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.92%) VBScript
15 3 (0.92%) AWK
16 2 (0.62%) Jython
16 2 (0.62%) COBOL
16 2 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (5.85%) Degree
2 10 (3.08%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (0.92%) MCTS
5 3 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.31%) MCPD
7 1 (0.31%) MCITP
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.31%) MCSD
7 1 (0.31%) MCSE
7 1 (0.31%) MCSA
7 1 (0.31%) CCNA
7 1 (0.31%) ISEB
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.54%) SLA
2 4 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.62%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.62%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.31%) Netcool
3 1 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 103 (31.69%) Oracle
2 76 (23.38%) Microsoft
3 42 (12.92%) Sybase
4 22 (6.77%) HP
5 13 (4.00%) Kofax
6 11 (3.38%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.08%) IBM
7 10 (3.08%) Informatica
7 10 (3.08%) Business Objects
8 8 (2.46%) TIBCO
9 7 (2.15%) Google
10 5 (1.54%) VMware
10 5 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.23%) Citrix
12 3 (0.92%) Cognos
12 3 (0.92%) Tableau
12 3 (0.92%) Twitter
12 3 (0.92%) InterSystems
13 2 (0.62%) OpenLink
13 2 (0.62%) RightFax
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