Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 325 218 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.93% 17.45% 14.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.44% 36.21% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 106 82
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £262 £262
90th Percentile £538 £531 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.00 £107.00 £30.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.44% +246.17% +116.91%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £19.91
90th Percentile £34.63 £195.00 £42.91
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £20.21 £40.00
% change year-on-year +58.34% -49.48% -

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 868 602 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 50.55% 48.20% 42.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 346 241
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +9.63%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £107.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.29% +144.57% -20.45%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £17.32
90th Percentile £79.65 £195.00 £55.89
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -47.50% +5.26%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Glasgow

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Glasgow

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Glasgow

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Glasgow

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL.

1 179 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (37.54%) Oracle
3 116 (35.69%) Java
4 89 (27.38%) Finance
5 78 (24.00%) Relational Database
6 75 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 72 (22.15%) Linux
8 57 (17.54%) Microsoft
9 56 (17.23%) Jenkins
10 55 (16.92%) Python
11 50 (15.38%) SOAP
12 48 (14.77%) Web Services
13 47 (14.46%) Perl
13 47 (14.46%) REST
14 46 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (13.85%) C#
16 44 (13.54%) ETL
17 43 (13.23%) Windows
17 43 (13.23%) Microservices
18 40 (12.31%) JavaScript
18 40 (12.31%) PL/SQL
18 40 (12.31%) DevOps
19 39 (12.00%) Spring
20 37 (11.38%) NoSQL
21 36 (11.08%) Hadoop
21 36 (11.08%) OO
22 35 (10.77%) Scrum
22 35 (10.77%) MongoDB
23 34 (10.46%) Unix
23 34 (10.46%) Oracle Database

SQL
Co-occurring 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 9 (2.77%) Confluence
2 5 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.23%) SAS
3 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.92%) Mule
4 3 (0.92%) Mule ESB
5 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) CICS
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.31%) MODX
6 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.15%) GitHub
4 13 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (3.08%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (2.77%) PaaS
7 5 (1.54%) Office 365
7 5 (1.54%) SaaS
8 4 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.62%) Boomi
10 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.62%) NuGet
10 2 (0.62%) Yarn
11 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.31%) Akamai
11 1 (0.31%) Firebase
11 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.54%) AMQP
1 5 (1.54%) DNS
2 4 (1.23%) FTP
3 3 (0.92%) DHCP
3 3 (0.92%) Firewall
3 3 (0.92%) Internet
4 2 (0.62%) NAS
5 1 (0.31%) DKIM
5 1 (0.31%) DMARC
5 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.31%) SMTP
5 1 (0.31%) SSH
5 1 (0.31%) SSL
5 1 (0.31%) VLAN
5 1 (0.31%) VPN
5 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 75 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 37 (11.38%) NoSQL
4 36 (11.08%) Hadoop
5 35 (10.77%) MongoDB
6 34 (10.46%) Oracle Database
7 32 (9.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 30 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (9.23%) MySQL
9 28 (8.62%) DB2
10 26 (8.00%) RDBMS
11 25 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (7.08%) Power BI
12 23 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (5.85%) ArangoDB
13 19 (5.85%) Big Data
13 19 (5.85%) Neo4j
14 17 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (4.62%) Data Lake
15 15 (4.62%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 56 (17.23%) Jenkins
2 32 (9.85%) Git (software)
3 28 (8.62%) Oracle Forms
4 24 (7.38%) JIRA
5 23 (7.08%) JUnit
6 16 (4.92%) Maven
7 15 (4.62%) Cucumber
8 12 (3.69%) Gradle
8 12 (3.69%) JMeter
9 11 (3.38%) Gatling
9 11 (3.38%) SpecFlow
9 11 (3.38%) TeamCity
10 10 (3.08%) Appium
10 10 (3.08%) Calabash
11 9 (2.77%) JBehave
12 8 (2.46%) Bitbucket
13 7 (2.15%) IntelliJ
13 7 (2.15%) Selenium
14 5 (1.54%) Ant
15 4 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 89 (27.38%) Finance
2 28 (8.62%) Banking
3 12 (3.69%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.54%) Billing
5 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.92%) Retail
7 2 (0.62%) Games
7 2 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (40.62%) Developer
2 42 (12.92%) Analyst
3 31 (9.54%) Architect
4 28 (8.62%) Java Developer
5 24 (7.38%) DBA
6 23 (7.08%) SQL Developer
7 17 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (4.62%) .NET Developer
9 13 (4.00%) Python Developer
10 12 (3.69%) ETL Developer
11 11 (3.38%) Applications Engineer
11 11 (3.38%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.38%) Applications Support Engineer
11 11 (3.38%) Support Engineer
12 10 (3.08%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.08%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.08%) RPG Developer
12 10 (3.08%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.08%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (15.38%) SOAP
2 48 (14.77%) Web Services
3 47 (14.46%) REST
4 39 (12.00%) Spring
5 32 (9.85%) .NET
6 29 (8.92%) HTML
7 25 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 20 (6.15%) ASP.NET
8 20 (6.15%) XML
9 19 (5.85%) CSS
10 17 (5.23%) JSON
11 16 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (4.00%) HTML5
13 9 (2.77%) JMS
13 9 (2.77%) Node.js
13 9 (2.77%) React
14 8 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (2.15%) .NET Framework
15 7 (2.15%) Drools
16 6 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.31%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.08%) Cloud Native
5 9 (2.77%) Private Cloud
6 8 (2.46%) Clustering
6 8 (2.46%) Replication
7 5 (1.54%) Derivative
7 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.23%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.23%) Fintech
8 4 (1.23%) Wiki
9 3 (0.92%) AS400
9 3 (0.92%) FMCG
9 3 (0.92%) iPhone
9 3 (0.92%) iSeries
9 3 (0.92%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.92%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (22.15%) Linux
2 43 (13.23%) Windows
3 34 (10.46%) Unix
4 6 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.62%) AIX
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Android
7 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.31%) OS/400
7 1 (0.31%) Solaris
7 1 (0.31%) Tru64
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (13.54%) ETL
4 43 (13.23%) Microservices
5 40 (12.31%) DevOps
6 36 (11.08%) OO
7 35 (10.77%) Scrum
8 33 (10.15%) Software Engineering
8 33 (10.15%) Test Automation
9 28 (8.62%) Analytics
9 28 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (8.31%) Software Delivery
11 26 (8.00%) Data Protection
11 26 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 25 (7.69%) MVC
12 25 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (7.69%) Waterfall
13 23 (7.08%) Data Modelling
13 23 (7.08%) SDLC
14 22 (6.77%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 116 (35.69%) Java
2 55 (16.92%) Python
3 47 (14.46%) Perl
4 45 (13.85%) C#
5 40 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 40 (12.31%) PL/SQL
6 31 (9.54%) Bash Shell
7 28 (8.62%) Ruby
8 24 (7.38%) T-SQL
9 23 (7.08%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.85%) Go
11 12 (3.69%) PHP
12 10 (3.08%) C++
12 10 (3.08%) RPG
12 10 (3.08%) RPG IV
12 10 (3.08%) RPG/400
12 10 (3.08%) VBA
13 8 (2.46%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.15%) R
14 7 (2.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (9.54%) Degree
2 26 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.15%) CISM
3 20 (6.15%) CISSP
4 13 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.92%) PMP
8 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) ISEB
9 1 (0.31%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.31%) MCITP
9 1 (0.31%) MCTS
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.38%) GDPR
2 19 (5.85%) FINRA
3 15 (4.62%) QA
4 7 (2.15%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.15%) SLA
5 3 (0.92%) PMO
6 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (1.85%) Docker
2 4 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.62%) Postfix
3 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.62%) vSphere
3 2 (0.62%) XenApp
4 1 (0.31%) HDFS
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.31%) RACF
4 1 (0.31%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (5.85%) Terraform
2 8 (2.46%) Ansible
3 7 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.15%) Puppet
4 3 (0.92%) Control-M
4 3 (0.92%) SCCM
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.31%) Fail2ban
6 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.31%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.31%) Nagios
6 1 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.31%) Rancher
6 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.31%) zSecure
Vendors
1 122 (37.54%) Oracle
2 57 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.62%) Sybase
4 23 (7.08%) Tableau
5 20 (6.15%) McAfee
5 20 (6.15%) Symantec
6 19 (5.85%) Cloudera
6 19 (5.85%) Hortonworks
6 19 (5.85%) Varonis
7 13 (4.00%) IBM
8 10 (3.08%) Informatica
9 8 (2.46%) SAP
10 5 (1.54%) VMware
11 4 (1.23%) Google
12 3 (0.92%) Citrix
12 3 (0.92%) Dell
12 3 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (0.62%) Apple
13 2 (0.62%) Charles River
13 2 (0.62%) Cognos