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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 171 195 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.70% 25.36% 17.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.61% 52.42% 54.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 85 67
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
411 372 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.76% 48.37% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 170 132
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
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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 1 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 1 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.

1 124 (40.52%) Java
2 122 (39.87%) Finance
3 88 (28.76%) SQL Server
4 82 (26.80%) Oracle
4 82 (26.80%) Banking
5 79 (25.82%) UNIX
6 70 (22.88%) XML
7 67 (21.90%) Relational Database
8 63 (20.59%) Linux
9 60 (19.61%) Spring
10 59 (19.28%) Microsoft
11 56 (18.30%) PL/SQL
12 53 (17.32%) .NET
13 51 (16.67%) OO
14 46 (15.03%) Perl
14 46 (15.03%) C#
14 46 (15.03%) Performance Tuning
15 42 (13.73%) Windows
16 41 (13.40%) RDBMS
16 41 (13.40%) Shell Script
17 40 (13.07%) Sybase
17 40 (13.07%) Unit Testing
18 37 (12.09%) JavaScript
18 37 (12.09%) CSS
19 36 (11.76%) JMS
19 36 (11.76%) ETL
20 35 (11.44%) Web Services
21 33 (10.78%) J2EE
22 32 (10.46%) C++
22 32 (10.46%) Hibernate

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (7.19%) IIS
2 21 (6.86%) WebSphere
2 21 (6.86%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.31%) CMS
4 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.98%) Apache
5 3 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.65%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.65%) Confluence
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.65%) GemFire
6 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.96%) MS Office
3 3 (0.98%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) Houdini
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.65%) Agresso
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.94%) HTTP
2 8 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.96%) SAN
4 5 (1.63%) DNS
4 5 (1.63%) Firewall
5 3 (0.98%) VoIP
5 3 (0.98%) DHCP
5 3 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.98%) Wireless
6 2 (0.65%) H.323
6 2 (0.65%) FTP
6 2 (0.65%) VPN
6 2 (0.65%) WAN
6 2 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.33%) Network Security
7 1 (0.33%) LDAP
7 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (28.76%) SQL Server
2 67 (21.90%) Relational Database
3 41 (13.40%) RDBMS
4 28 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (8.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (8.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 16 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.92%) DB2
10 10 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (3.27%) KDB
10 10 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.29%) QlikView
13 7 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (2.29%) Ingres
14 6 (1.96%) MySQL
15 4 (1.31%) InterSystems Cache
16 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.54%) JUnit
2 19 (6.21%) Subversion
3 16 (5.23%) CruiseControl
4 15 (4.90%) Selenium
5 9 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.29%) Maven
6 7 (2.29%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.96%) CppUnit
7 6 (1.96%) GoogleTest
7 6 (1.96%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.31%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (1.31%) JIRA
9 3 (0.98%) Hudson
10 2 (0.65%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.33%) Trac
11 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 122 (39.87%) Finance
2 82 (26.80%) Banking
3 21 (6.86%) Front Office
4 7 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.98%) Games
6 2 (0.65%) Publishing
6 2 (0.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 194 (63.40%) Developer
2 73 (23.86%) Java Developer
3 52 (16.99%) Analyst
4 24 (7.84%) SQL Developer
5 21 (6.86%) Senior Developer
6 19 (6.21%) Support Analyst
7 18 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 18 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 16 (5.23%) C# Developer
8 16 (5.23%) Applications Support Analyst
8 16 (5.23%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.25%) DBA
10 12 (3.92%) .NET Developer
10 12 (3.92%) Data Analyst
11 9 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (2.94%) WPF Developer
12 8 (2.61%) Oracle Developer
12 8 (2.61%) Applications Developer
13 7 (2.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (22.88%) XML
2 60 (19.61%) Spring
3 53 (17.32%) .NET
4 37 (12.09%) CSS
5 36 (11.76%) JMS
6 35 (11.44%) Web Services
7 33 (10.78%) J2EE
8 32 (10.46%) Hibernate
9 30 (9.80%) HTML
9 30 (9.80%) JSP
10 22 (7.19%) Spring MVC
11 21 (6.86%) XSLT
12 20 (6.54%) Struts
13 18 (5.88%) Ajax
13 18 (5.88%) GWT
14 17 (5.56%) Spring Web Flow
14 17 (5.56%) iBATIS
15 15 (4.90%) JDBC
15 15 (4.90%) FIX Protocol
16 14 (4.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.23%) Equities
1 16 (5.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (3.92%) Derivative
3 11 (3.59%) Equity Derivative
3 11 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.61%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.96%) Clustering
6 4 (1.31%) Physics
7 3 (0.98%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.98%) Market Risk
7 3 (0.98%) Replication
7 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.65%) AS400
8 2 (0.65%) GIS
8 2 (0.65%) NHS
8 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.65%) Statistics
8 2 (0.65%) Life Science
8 2 (0.65%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.82%) UNIX
2 63 (20.59%) Linux
3 42 (13.73%) Windows
4 14 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.98%) Android
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.65%) Solaris
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.67%) OO
2 46 (15.03%) Performance Tuning
3 40 (13.07%) Unit Testing
4 36 (11.76%) ETL
5 30 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (8.82%) Multithreading
7 26 (8.50%) MVC
8 23 (7.52%) Data Modelling
8 23 (7.52%) SOA
9 18 (5.88%) ITIL
9 18 (5.88%) OOD
10 17 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (5.56%) Data Analysis
11 16 (5.23%) CRM
12 15 (4.90%) Web Application Development
13 14 (4.58%) Wealth Management
14 13 (4.25%) Migration
14 13 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (3.92%) Project Management
16 11 (3.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 124 (40.52%) Java
2 56 (18.30%) PL/SQL
3 46 (15.03%) Perl
3 46 (15.03%) C#
4 41 (13.40%) Shell Script
5 37 (12.09%) JavaScript
6 32 (10.46%) C++
7 19 (6.21%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.23%) VBA
9 15 (4.90%) Python
10 10 (3.27%) C
11 9 (2.94%) VB
12 8 (2.61%) Scala
13 4 (1.31%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.98%) PHP
14 3 (0.98%) VBScript
14 3 (0.98%) AWK
15 2 (0.65%) RPG
15 2 (0.65%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.19%) Degree
2 10 (3.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.63%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.98%) MCTS
5 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.65%) CCNA
6 2 (0.65%) MCSE
6 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.33%) MCITP
7 1 (0.33%) MCPD
7 1 (0.33%) MCSA
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.29%) SLA
2 5 (1.63%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.98%) vSphere
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) XenApp
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 82 (26.80%) Oracle
2 59 (19.28%) Microsoft
3 40 (13.07%) Sybase
4 12 (3.92%) IBM
5 10 (3.27%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.27%) HP
5 10 (3.27%) Informatica
6 9 (2.94%) Business Objects
7 8 (2.61%) Google
8 5 (1.63%) Citrix
8 5 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.63%) VMware
9 4 (1.31%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.98%) InterSystems
11 2 (0.65%) Kofax
11 2 (0.65%) Teradata
11 2 (0.65%) Cisco
11 2 (0.65%) Adobe
11 2 (0.65%) Cognos
11 2 (0.65%) Twitter
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