Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 165 250 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.37% 16.74% 15.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.26% 34.92% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 144 119
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £308 £300
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.36 - £24.00
10th Percentile £20.18 - £23.00
90th Percentile £20.53 - £25.00
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 £32.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year +34.38% +89.80% -62.11%

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 564 716 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 45.71% 47.96% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 440 344
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £475
Scotland median daily rate £440 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -17.86% +16.05%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year -17.65% +110.29% -54.58%

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 27 February 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 57 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 45 (27.27%) Azure
3 43 (26.06%) .NET
4 37 (22.42%) Public Sector
5 36 (21.82%) Java
6 33 (20.00%) Finance
7 31 (18.79%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (17.58%) Linux
9 28 (16.97%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (16.36%) JavaScript
10 27 (16.36%) Microsoft
11 24 (14.55%) XML
12 23 (13.94%) C#
12 23 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (13.33%) SDLC
13 22 (13.33%) Spring
14 21 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (12.12%) PaaS
15 20 (12.12%) CSS
15 20 (12.12%) Unix
16 19 (11.52%) SOAP
16 19 (11.52%) HTML
17 18 (10.91%) Oracle
17 18 (10.91%) DB2
17 18 (10.91%) JSON
18 17 (10.30%) REST
19 16 (9.70%) BDD
19 16 (9.70%) NoSQL
19 16 (9.70%) AngularJS

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 6 (3.64%) Tomcat
1 6 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (1.82%) IIS
2 3 (1.82%) JBoss
3 2 (1.21%) Apache
3 2 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Sonata
2 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (27.27%) Azure
2 20 (12.12%) PaaS
3 11 (6.67%) IaaS
4 9 (5.45%) Power Platform
5 7 (4.24%) AWS
6 4 (2.42%) SaaS
7 3 (1.82%) Slack
8 2 (1.21%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (1.21%) GitHub
9 1 (0.61%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.61%) Office 365
9 1 (0.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.27%) SSH
2 8 (4.85%) HTTP
2 8 (4.85%) HTTPS
2 8 (4.85%) SMTP
3 6 (3.64%) FTP
4 5 (3.03%) DNS
5 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.82%) VPN
7 2 (1.21%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.91%) DB2
3 16 (9.70%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (7.27%) OLTP
5 11 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (6.06%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.45%) Oracle Database
7 9 (5.45%) Power BI
7 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.64%) Big Data
8 6 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.64%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.03%) KDB
9 5 (3.03%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (5.45%) JIRA
2 8 (4.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.24%) Maven
4 6 (3.64%) Ant
4 6 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.64%) Selenium
5 5 (3.03%) JUnit
5 5 (3.03%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.42%) Axure RP
6 4 (2.42%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.42%) Gradle
6 4 (2.42%) Subversion
7 2 (1.21%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.21%) ERwin
7 2 (1.21%) Hudson
7 2 (1.21%) Moq
7 2 (1.21%) NUnit
7 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.21%) Toad
8 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
General
1 37 (22.42%) Public Sector
2 33 (20.00%) Finance
3 7 (4.24%) Banking
4 6 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 96 (58.18%) Developer
2 26 (15.76%) SQL Developer
3 20 (12.12%) .NET Developer
4 19 (11.52%) Analyst
5 18 (10.91%) DBA
6 17 (10.30%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.27%) SQL DBA
8 11 (6.67%) Architect
8 11 (6.67%) React Developer
9 10 (6.06%) Database Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Angular Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Consultant
10 9 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 8 (4.85%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.24%) Azure Developer
12 7 (4.24%) RPG Developer
12 7 (4.24%) SQL Database Developer
12 7 (4.24%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.06%) .NET
2 24 (14.55%) XML
3 22 (13.33%) Spring
4 20 (12.12%) CSS
5 19 (11.52%) HTML
5 19 (11.52%) SOAP
6 18 (10.91%) JSON
7 17 (10.30%) REST
8 16 (9.70%) AngularJS
9 15 (9.09%) J2EE
10 13 (7.88%) React
11 12 (7.27%) Hibernate
12 11 (6.67%) JPA
12 11 (6.67%) Web Services
13 9 (5.45%) .NET Core
14 8 (4.85%) Node.js
15 7 (4.24%) .NET Framework
15 7 (4.24%) Kendo UI
16 5 (3.03%) Apache Cordova
16 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.97%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.85%) Cloud Native
4 8 (4.85%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.42%) User Experience
8 3 (1.82%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.82%) Mashup
8 3 (1.82%) Replication
9 2 (1.21%) Derivative
9 2 (1.21%) iSeries
9 2 (1.21%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.61%) CMDB
10 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.58%) Linux
2 20 (12.12%) Unix
3 8 (4.85%) Windows
4 3 (1.82%) Solaris
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.61%) CentOS
6 1 (0.61%) HPUX
6 1 (0.61%) OS/400
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.79%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (13.33%) SDLC
5 21 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (9.70%) Analytics
6 16 (9.70%) BDD
7 12 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (6.67%) OO
8 11 (6.67%) TDD
9 10 (6.06%) Data Architecture
9 10 (6.06%) OOP
9 10 (6.06%) Pair Programming
10 9 (5.45%) ITIL
11 8 (4.85%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (4.85%) ETL
11 8 (4.85%) Security Operations
11 8 (4.85%) SIEM
12 7 (4.24%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.82%) Java
2 27 (16.36%) JavaScript
3 23 (13.94%) C#
4 15 (9.09%) Python
4 15 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.24%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.24%) RPG
5 7 (4.24%) RPG IV
5 7 (4.24%) RPG/400
6 6 (3.64%) VB
7 4 (2.42%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.82%) Korn
8 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.21%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.21%) Perl
9 2 (1.21%) PHP
9 2 (1.21%) Scala
9 2 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.85%) SC Cleared
1 8 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.21%) ISEB
3 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.61%) OCP
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.42%) Docker
3 2 (1.21%) NFS
3 2 (1.21%) Samba
4 1 (0.61%) HDFS
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.61%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.91%) Oracle
3 11 (6.67%) Tableau
4 8 (4.85%) IBM
5 3 (1.82%) Adobe
6 2 (1.21%) HP
6 2 (1.21%) SAP
6 2 (1.21%) Sybase
6 2 (1.21%) VMware
7 1 (0.61%) Avaya
7 1 (0.61%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix
7 1 (0.61%) Cognos
7 1 (0.61%) IDERA
7 1 (0.61%) Lotus
7 1 (0.61%) Pega
7 1 (0.61%) RedGate
7 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.61%) UiPath