Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 250 243 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.49% 15.71% 16.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.82% 32.57% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 162 85
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £313 £277 £263
90th Percentile £573 £500 £490
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Glasgow median hourly rate - £18.03 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.07% -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -16.67% -50.00%

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 718 746 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 50.24% 48.22% 51.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 470 324
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £281
90th Percentile £538 £507 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £35.28 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.30% +103.67% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.89 £16.29
90th Percentile £38.88 £58.15 £51.41
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £16.76 £42.50
% change year-on-year +108.83% -60.56% +13.33%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019, 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.

1 104 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (32.40%) Oracle
3 73 (29.20%) Java
4 67 (26.80%) SQL Server
5 61 (24.40%) Web Services
6 60 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 52 (20.80%) Spring
8 48 (19.20%) Relational Database
9 47 (18.80%) Performance Tuning
9 47 (18.80%) REST
10 44 (17.60%) Git (software)
11 41 (16.40%) Analytics
12 40 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 40 (16.00%) C#
13 39 (15.60%) Linux
14 38 (15.20%) T-SQL
14 38 (15.20%) Big Data
15 37 (14.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 37 (14.80%) Microsoft
16 36 (14.40%) RDBMS
17 35 (14.00%) .NET
18 32 (12.80%) Unix
18 32 (12.80%) Migration
18 32 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
19 31 (12.40%) Finance
19 31 (12.40%) Python
19 31 (12.40%) PL/SQL
20 30 (12.00%) SOAP
20 30 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
20 30 (12.00%) Data Modelling

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 18 (7.20%) JBoss
2 15 (6.00%) Apache Spark
2 15 (6.00%) Umbraco
3 13 (5.20%) Apache
4 10 (4.00%) IIS
5 7 (2.80%) Confluence
6 6 (2.40%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.60%) Mule
8 4 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.60%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.20%) Anypoint
9 3 (1.20%) Mule ESB
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.80%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.80%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.80%) nginx
10 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.40%) Actimize
2 6 (2.40%) Oracle AML
3 5 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.80%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 60 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (10.40%) Power Platform
4 16 (6.40%) npm
5 9 (3.60%) SaaS
6 5 (2.00%) Firebase
6 5 (2.00%) GitHub
6 5 (2.00%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.60%) Office 365
8 3 (1.20%) Apigee
8 3 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.20%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.20%) Serverless
9 2 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.80%) PaaS
10 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.40%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.40%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.00%) Firewall
1 5 (2.00%) Internet
2 3 (1.20%) AMQP
2 3 (1.20%) DNS
2 3 (1.20%) FTP
3 2 (0.80%) Skype
4 1 (0.40%) DKIM
4 1 (0.40%) DMARC
4 1 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 48 (19.20%) Relational Database
3 38 (15.20%) Big Data
4 37 (14.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (14.40%) RDBMS
6 30 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (12.00%) NoSQL
6 30 (12.00%) Oracle Database
7 25 (10.00%) Power BI
8 22 (8.80%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (6.40%) MySQL
10 15 (6.00%) HBase
11 13 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (4.80%) MariaDB
13 11 (4.40%) Cosmos DB
14 10 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (3.60%) DB2
15 9 (3.60%) Ingres
16 8 (3.20%) Oracle Database 12c
17 7 (2.80%) Impala
Development Applications
1 44 (17.60%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.40%) Jenkins
3 22 (8.80%) JUnit
4 19 (7.60%) Maven
4 19 (7.60%) TeamCity
5 18 (7.20%) Subversion
6 14 (5.60%) Cucumber
6 14 (5.60%) JIRA
7 13 (5.20%) IntelliJ
8 11 (4.40%) MSTest
8 11 (4.40%) NUnit
9 10 (4.00%) Eclipse
9 10 (4.00%) FindBugs
9 10 (4.00%) Gradle
9 10 (4.00%) Selenium
10 5 (2.00%) CocoaPods
10 5 (2.00%) JMeter
10 5 (2.00%) Mockito
11 4 (1.60%) ClearCase
11 4 (1.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (12.40%) Finance
2 29 (11.60%) Banking
3 13 (5.20%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.60%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Publishing
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (53.60%) Developer
2 38 (15.20%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.60%) DBA
4 19 (7.60%) SQL Developer
5 18 (7.20%) Architect
6 17 (6.80%) .NET Developer
7 16 (6.40%) Analyst
8 15 (6.00%) Oracle DBA
9 14 (5.60%) SQL DBA
10 12 (4.80%) Big Data Developer
10 12 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (4.40%) Data Architect
12 10 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
13 9 (3.60%) Data Engineer
14 8 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 7 (2.80%) Senior Developer
15 7 (2.80%) Software Developer
16 6 (2.40%) C# Developer
16 6 (2.40%) RPG Developer
16 6 (2.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (24.40%) Web Services
2 52 (20.80%) Spring
3 47 (18.80%) REST
4 35 (14.00%) .NET
5 30 (12.00%) SOAP
6 26 (10.40%) XML
7 25 (10.00%) HTML
8 22 (8.80%) JSON
9 19 (7.60%) Spring Boot
10 16 (6.40%) .NET Framework
10 16 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (6.00%) Entity Framework
12 14 (5.60%) CSS
12 14 (5.60%) Sass
13 13 (5.20%) Kafka
13 13 (5.20%) Middleware
14 12 (4.80%) .NET Core
14 12 (4.80%) Hibernate
14 12 (4.80%) JMS
15 11 (4.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.80%) Cloud Native
4 7 (2.80%) Clustering
4 7 (2.80%) Replication
4 7 (2.80%) User Experience
5 4 (1.60%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.20%) iSeries
6 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.80%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.80%) e-Health
7 2 (0.80%) Fintech
7 2 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.60%) Linux
2 32 (12.80%) Unix
3 22 (8.80%) Windows
4 9 (3.60%) CentOS
5 6 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.60%) Android
7 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.80%) AIX
8 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.80%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (18.80%) Performance Tuning
3 41 (16.40%) Analytics
4 32 (12.80%) Migration
5 30 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 30 (12.00%) ETL
6 28 (11.20%) Unit Testing
7 26 (10.40%) MVC
8 22 (8.80%) Mentoring
8 22 (8.80%) SDLC
9 21 (8.40%) Data Management
10 20 (8.00%) Scrum
10 20 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 19 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (7.60%) TDD
12 18 (7.20%) Visualisation
13 17 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (6.80%) DevOps
14 14 (5.60%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 73 (29.20%) Java
2 40 (16.00%) C#
2 40 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 38 (15.20%) T-SQL
4 31 (12.40%) PL/SQL
4 31 (12.40%) Python
5 23 (9.20%) PowerShell
6 15 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 15 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 13 (5.20%) Ruby
8 11 (4.40%) Java 8
9 8 (3.20%) Scala
10 6 (2.40%) Apple Swift
10 6 (2.40%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.40%) RPG
10 6 (2.40%) RPG IV
10 6 (2.40%) RPG/400
11 5 (2.00%) Perl
12 3 (1.20%) Clojure
12 3 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.40%) Degree
3 9 (3.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.80%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.40%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.40%) MCITP
7 1 (0.40%) MCTS
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.20%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.40%) QA
3 3 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.00%) Docker
3 7 (2.80%) HDFS
4 4 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.40%) Postfix
6 1 (0.40%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 13 (5.20%) Puppet
2 5 (2.00%) Ansible
3 3 (1.20%) Terraform
4 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.80%) Rancher
5 1 (0.40%) Control-M
5 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 81 (32.40%) Oracle
2 37 (14.80%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.00%) VMware
4 11 (4.40%) NetApp
5 10 (4.00%) Google
6 8 (3.20%) IBM
6 8 (3.20%) Sybase
7 7 (2.80%) SAP
8 5 (2.00%) Apple
8 5 (2.00%) Cloudera
8 5 (2.00%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.60%) Charles River
9 4 (1.60%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.20%) WSO2
11 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.80%) Cisco
11 2 (0.80%) Informatica
11 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.80%) Tableau