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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 133 232 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.36% 25.64% 19.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.47% 44.02% 55.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 116 85
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £406 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.89 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
337 527 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.05% 58.23% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 275 163
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.24 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 108 (43.90%) Finance
2 84 (34.15%) Java
3 76 (30.89%) Oracle
4 75 (30.49%) SQL Server
5 66 (26.83%) UNIX
6 50 (20.33%) .NET
7 49 (19.92%) Banking
7 49 (19.92%) Relational Database
8 46 (18.70%) Linux
9 42 (17.07%) RDBMS
10 39 (15.85%) XML
10 39 (15.85%) PL/SQL
11 38 (15.45%) Spring
12 36 (14.63%) Microsoft
13 35 (14.23%) C#
13 35 (14.23%) OO
14 30 (12.20%) HTML
14 30 (12.20%) Sybase
15 29 (11.79%) Windows
16 28 (11.38%) ETL
17 25 (10.16%) Perl
17 25 (10.16%) Shell Script
17 25 (10.16%) Oracle Database
18 24 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
19 23 (9.35%) JUnit
20 22 (8.94%) JavaScript
20 22 (8.94%) Degree
21 21 (8.54%) Unit Testing
21 21 (8.54%) JMS
21 21 (8.54%) Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (7.72%) IIS
2 17 (6.91%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.69%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.07%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.25%) CMS
6 6 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.63%) SAS
7 4 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.22%) Apache
8 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.22%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.81%) Documentum
9 2 (0.81%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.81%) GemFire
9 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.81%) Lync
9 2 (0.81%) Confluence
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.41%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.44%) MS Office
4 3 (1.22%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.63%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) IPsec
2 3 (1.22%) Firewall
3 2 (0.81%) DNS
3 2 (0.81%) HTTP
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) LAN
4 1 (0.41%) WAN
4 1 (0.41%) DHCP
4 1 (0.41%) SSL
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (30.49%) SQL Server
2 49 (19.92%) Relational Database
3 42 (17.07%) RDBMS
4 25 (10.16%) Oracle Database
5 20 (8.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (5.69%) DB2
10 12 (4.88%) MySQL
11 11 (4.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (4.47%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (2.44%) KDB
16 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (2.03%) QlikView
16 5 (2.03%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 23 (9.35%) JUnit
2 18 (7.32%) Subversion
3 11 (4.47%) Maven
3 11 (4.47%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.25%) LoadRunner
5 7 (2.85%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.85%) Selenium
5 7 (2.85%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.03%) JIRA
7 4 (1.63%) WATIR
7 4 (1.63%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.63%) Gradle
7 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.63%) TortoiseSVN
7 4 (1.63%) RSpec
7 4 (1.63%) JBehave
8 3 (1.22%) Hudson
8 3 (1.22%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (1.22%) Ant
9 2 (0.81%) Xcode
General
1 108 (43.90%) Finance
2 49 (19.92%) Banking
3 20 (8.13%) Front Office
4 7 (2.85%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.22%) Private Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 122 (49.59%) Developer
2 59 (23.98%) Analyst
3 43 (17.48%) Java Developer
4 21 (8.54%) Business Analyst
5 17 (6.91%) Support Analyst
6 15 (6.10%) Applications Support
7 14 (5.69%) DBA
7 14 (5.69%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.28%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (4.88%) SQL Developer
9 12 (4.88%) Tester
10 11 (4.47%) Web Developer
11 10 (4.07%) Consultant
11 10 (4.07%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (4.07%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.66%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (3.66%) Programmer
13 8 (3.25%) Administrator
14 7 (2.85%) Designer
14 7 (2.85%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.33%) .NET
2 39 (15.85%) XML
3 38 (15.45%) Spring
4 30 (12.20%) HTML
5 21 (8.54%) JMS
6 19 (7.72%) ASP.NET
7 18 (7.32%) Web Services
7 18 (7.32%) J2EE
8 16 (6.50%) CSS
9 15 (6.10%) Hibernate
10 13 (5.28%) XSLT
10 13 (5.28%) J2SE
11 11 (4.47%) jQuery
11 11 (4.47%) Ajax
12 10 (4.07%) JSP
13 9 (3.66%) JSON
13 9 (3.66%) Struts
14 8 (3.25%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (3.25%) Spring MVC
15 7 (2.85%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.47%) Derivative
2 10 (4.07%) Equity Derivative
2 10 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.66%) Equities
4 5 (2.03%) Market Risk
4 5 (2.03%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.03%) Replication
5 4 (1.63%) NHS
6 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.22%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.22%) Social Network
7 2 (0.81%) AS400
7 2 (0.81%) Clustering
7 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.81%) Physics
7 2 (0.81%) Life Science
7 2 (0.81%) Statistics
8 1 (0.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 66 (26.83%) UNIX
2 46 (18.70%) Linux
3 29 (11.79%) Windows
4 13 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.03%) Solaris
8 3 (1.22%) Android
9 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.23%) OO
2 28 (11.38%) ETL
3 24 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (8.54%) Unit Testing
4 21 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (8.13%) OOD
5 20 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (7.32%) Data Analysis
7 15 (6.10%) ITIL
8 14 (5.69%) Software Engineering
9 12 (4.88%) MVC
9 12 (4.88%) Data Modelling
9 12 (4.88%) Multithreading
10 11 (4.47%) Data Management
10 11 (4.47%) SOA
11 10 (4.07%) Web Development
12 9 (3.66%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.25%) CRM
13 8 (3.25%) Test Management
13 8 (3.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (34.15%) Java
2 39 (15.85%) PL/SQL
3 35 (14.23%) C#
4 25 (10.16%) Perl
4 25 (10.16%) Shell Script
5 22 (8.94%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.91%) T-SQL
7 13 (5.28%) C
8 12 (4.88%) Python
8 12 (4.88%) C++
9 9 (3.66%) VBA
10 8 (3.25%) VB
11 4 (1.63%) Groovy
12 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.22%) Scala
12 3 (1.22%) XPath
12 3 (1.22%) XQuery
12 3 (1.22%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (8.94%) Degree
2 11 (4.47%) ISEB
3 7 (2.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.22%) CRISC
4 3 (1.22%) CISA
4 3 (1.22%) CISM
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.81%) MCSE
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.41%) MCSA
6 1 (0.41%) HND
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.41%) CCNP
6 1 (0.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.25%) SLA
2 5 (2.03%) QA
3 3 (1.22%) COBIT
4 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) XenApp
3 1 (0.41%) vSphere
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (6.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.63%) Puppet
3 2 (0.81%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 76 (30.89%) Oracle
2 36 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 30 (12.20%) Sybase
4 15 (6.10%) IBM
5 12 (4.88%) Business Objects
6 8 (3.25%) Siebel
6 8 (3.25%) HP
7 6 (2.44%) VMware
8 5 (2.03%) Citrix
8 5 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.03%) Kofax
9 4 (1.63%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.81%) Informatica
10 2 (0.81%) JBoss
10 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.81%) Google
10 2 (0.81%) Pega
11 1 (0.41%) F5
11 1 (0.41%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.41%) SAP
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