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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 90 132 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.52% 16.92% 19.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.78% 41.25% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 81 53
Average daily rate £338 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £242 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +3.63%
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
201 320 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.42% 41.03% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 196 141
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £24.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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.

1 102 (38.49%) Finance
2 63 (23.77%) SQL Server
3 59 (22.26%) Oracle
4 57 (21.51%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (17.36%) Java
7 44 (16.60%) C#
7 44 (16.60%) Unix
8 43 (16.23%) .NET
9 39 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (13.96%) PL/SQL
11 36 (13.58%) ETL
12 35 (13.21%) Banking
13 34 (12.83%) Web Services
14 33 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (11.32%) Data Modelling
16 29 (10.94%) Security Cleared
17 28 (10.57%) Windows
18 26 (9.81%) Microsoft
18 26 (9.81%) Data Analysis
18 26 (9.81%) QA
19 25 (9.43%) MicroStrategy
19 25 (9.43%) Relational Database
20 24 (9.06%) Oracle Database
20 24 (9.06%) MS Excel
20 24 (9.06%) Change Management
21 23 (8.68%) ASP.NET
21 23 (8.68%) HTML
22 22 (8.30%) Software Testing
23 21 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (6.42%) IIS
2 8 (3.02%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 7 (2.64%) MQSeries
4 6 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.75%) CICS
6 2 (0.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.38%) Apache
7 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.38%) Liferay
7 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.38%) SAS
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.66%) MS Office
3 4 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.75%) Summit
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.89%) Taleo
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.28%) HTTP
2 9 (3.40%) FTP
3 8 (3.02%) HTTPS
3 8 (3.02%) WinSCP
4 7 (2.64%) SSL
5 3 (1.13%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.75%) Firewall
7 1 (0.38%) 2G
7 1 (0.38%) 3G
7 1 (0.38%) 4G
7 1 (0.38%) DNS
7 1 (0.38%) Intranet
7 1 (0.38%) LAN
7 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
7 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (23.77%) SQL Server
2 57 (21.51%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (9.43%) Relational Database
4 24 (9.06%) Oracle Database
5 19 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (5.66%) MS Access
6 15 (5.66%) Star Schema
7 13 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (4.53%) RDBMS
9 11 (4.15%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (3.77%) Data Mart
11 9 (3.40%) DB2
12 8 (3.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 8 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.64%) Data Mining
13 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.89%) MySQL
14 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
15 3 (1.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (6.42%) ClearCase
2 12 (4.53%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (3.02%) XMLSpy
5 7 (2.64%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.64%) Fiddler
5 7 (2.64%) FitNesse
5 7 (2.64%) HP UFT
5 7 (2.64%) JBehave
6 5 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.89%) TestDirector
6 5 (1.89%) WinRunner
7 4 (1.51%) JUnit
7 4 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.51%) Toad
7 4 (1.51%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.13%) StarTeam
8 3 (1.13%) WatiN
9 2 (0.75%) Moq
9 2 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 102 (38.49%) Finance
2 35 (13.21%) Banking
3 10 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.89%) Legal
5 4 (1.51%) Back Office
5 4 (1.51%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.13%) Automotive
6 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.13%) Retail
7 2 (0.75%) Front Office
7 2 (0.75%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (36.98%) Analyst
2 80 (30.19%) Developer
3 27 (10.19%) Test Analyst
4 23 (8.68%) Business Analyst
5 20 (7.55%) Administrator
6 19 (7.17%) .NET Developer
7 18 (6.79%) DBA
8 16 (6.04%) Data Analyst
8 16 (6.04%) Java Developer
8 16 (6.04%) SQL Developer
9 15 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (5.66%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (5.28%) Systems Analyst
11 13 (4.91%) Business Systems Analyst
12 11 (4.15%) C# Developer
12 11 (4.15%) Oracle Developer
12 11 (4.15%) Senior Test Analyst
13 10 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (3.77%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.40%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.23%) .NET
2 34 (12.83%) Web Services
3 23 (8.68%) ASP.NET
3 23 (8.68%) HTML
4 19 (7.17%) XML
5 18 (6.79%) JSON
6 16 (6.04%) REST
7 15 (5.66%) CSS
8 14 (5.28%) SOAP
9 13 (4.91%) .NET Framework
9 13 (4.91%) Entity Framework
9 13 (4.91%) Spring
10 11 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (3.77%) AngularJS
11 10 (3.77%) JMS
12 9 (3.40%) Middleware
12 9 (3.40%) XSLT
13 8 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (3.02%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (3.02%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.15%) Replication
3 9 (3.40%) Clustering
4 8 (3.02%) DataPower
4 8 (3.02%) SWIFT
5 7 (2.64%) Derivative
6 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.51%) Equities
7 4 (1.51%) NHS
8 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.13%) PDA
9 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.75%) User Experience
9 2 (0.75%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.38%) iSeries
10 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.60%) Unix
2 28 (10.57%) Windows
3 12 (4.53%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.15%) Linux
4 11 (4.15%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.26%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.89%) AIX
7 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.89%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.51%) Android
9 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.75%) MVS
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.38%) Debian
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (13.58%) ETL
4 30 (11.32%) Data Modelling
5 26 (9.81%) Data Analysis
6 24 (9.06%) Change Management
7 22 (8.30%) Software Testing
8 21 (7.92%) SOA
8 21 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (7.17%) OO
9 19 (7.17%) Test Scripting
10 17 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (6.04%) Scrum
12 15 (5.66%) Information Assurance
12 15 (5.66%) MVC
13 14 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (5.28%) SDLC
14 13 (4.91%) TDD
15 12 (4.53%) Security Testing
15 12 (4.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.36%) Java
2 44 (16.60%) C#
3 37 (13.96%) PL/SQL
4 19 (7.17%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.91%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.40%) Perl
6 9 (3.40%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.40%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.02%) VBA
8 3 (1.13%) C++
9 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.75%) C
9 2 (0.75%) Clojure
9 2 (0.75%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.75%) R
9 2 (0.75%) Ruby
9 2 (0.75%) VBScript
9 2 (0.75%) XPath
9 2 (0.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 29 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.28%) ISEB
3 10 (3.77%) MCSE
3 10 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.40%) Degree
5 8 (3.02%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.26%) MCITP
6 6 (2.26%) MCSA
7 5 (1.89%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.89%) MCTS
8 4 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.38%) CCNA
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.38%) CISSP
10 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.38%) MCP
10 1 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.81%) QA
2 8 (3.02%) SEPA
3 7 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.64%) HL7
4 5 (1.89%) SLA
5 3 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (6.04%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (1.89%) Netcool
2 5 (1.89%) SCCM
3 3 (1.13%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.75%) Control-M
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.38%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.38%) Puppet
5 1 (0.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 59 (22.26%) Oracle
2 26 (9.81%) Microsoft
3 25 (9.43%) MicroStrategy
4 15 (5.66%) IBM
5 11 (4.15%) Sybase
6 10 (3.77%) HP
7 9 (3.40%) Citrix
7 9 (3.40%) Remedy
8 7 (2.64%) Cognos
8 7 (2.64%) MuleSoft
9 6 (2.26%) Veritas
9 6 (2.26%) VMware
10 5 (1.89%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.13%) Informatica
11 3 (1.13%) Teradata
11 3 (1.13%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.75%) Perforce
12 2 (0.75%) Trillium
12 2 (0.75%) Twitter
13 1 (0.38%) Actimize
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