Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 249 208 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.58% 18.01% 17.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.13% 34.38% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 87 125
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -5.08%
10th Percentile £280 £262 £263
90th Percentile £500 £460 £438
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £368
% change year-on-year - +2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.03 £103.70 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.62% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -65.43% +20.53% +10.77%

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 775 605 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 48.50% 52.38% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 331 296
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £301 £281 £251
90th Percentile £500 £450 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.28 £17.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.85% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £43.39 £38.25
% change year-on-year -61.37% +13.44% +23.39%

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 19 June 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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 89 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (27.31%) C#
3 65 (26.10%) Java
3 65 (26.10%) SQL Server
4 54 (21.69%) Microsoft
5 53 (21.29%) Oracle
5 53 (21.29%) .NET
6 52 (20.88%) Finance
7 47 (18.88%) Relational Database
8 44 (17.67%) Unix
9 43 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 41 (16.47%) OO
11 39 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (15.26%) Linux
12 38 (15.26%) MVC
13 36 (14.46%) T-SQL
13 36 (14.46%) REST
14 35 (14.06%) Test Automation
15 34 (13.65%) AngularJS
16 33 (13.25%) ETL
17 31 (12.45%) Python
17 31 (12.45%) .NET Framework
18 29 (11.65%) Entity Framework
18 29 (11.65%) PL/SQL
19 28 (11.24%) CRM
20 27 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 26 (10.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 25 (10.04%) Windows
22 25 (10.04%) JavaScript

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 (2.41%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.41%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.61%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.20%) CICS
4 3 (1.20%) IIS
4 3 (1.20%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.20%) SAS
5 2 (0.80%) OpenROAD
5 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.40%) Confluence
6 1 (0.40%) Drupal
6 1 (0.40%) GemFire
6 1 (0.40%) Jetty
6 1 (0.40%) MODX
6 1 (0.40%) nginx
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (9.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.20%) Endur
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.40%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 43 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.22%) Office 365
3 8 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.40%) Akamai
7 1 (0.40%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Mailgun
7 1 (0.40%) npm
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.22%) DHCP
1 13 (5.22%) DNS
2 5 (2.01%) Firewall
3 4 (1.61%) FTP
4 3 (1.20%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.20%) SAN
4 3 (1.20%) SSH
4 3 (1.20%) SSL
4 3 (1.20%) VLAN
4 3 (1.20%) VPN
4 3 (1.20%) Wireless
5 2 (0.80%) Internet
5 2 (0.80%) NAS
6 1 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.40%) HTTP
6 1 (0.40%) IPv4
6 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (26.10%) SQL Server
2 47 (18.88%) Relational Database
3 26 (10.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (9.64%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (7.63%) RDBMS
6 17 (6.83%) NoSQL
7 16 (6.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (6.02%) DB2
9 13 (5.22%) MongoDB
9 13 (5.22%) QlikView
10 11 (4.42%) Big Data
10 11 (4.42%) Oracle Database
11 10 (4.02%) Hadoop
11 10 (4.02%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (3.21%) Ingres
12 8 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (2.81%) Power BI
14 6 (2.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (9.64%) Selenium
2 18 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.43%) Maven
4 15 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.02%) MSTest
4 15 (6.02%) NUnit
5 13 (5.22%) Cucumber
5 13 (5.22%) SpecFlow
6 12 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (4.42%) JIRA
8 9 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (2.81%) HP UFT
10 6 (2.41%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.41%) WinRunner
11 5 (2.01%) Gradle
12 4 (1.61%) Subversion
13 3 (1.20%) JUnit
13 3 (1.20%) MSI
13 3 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 52 (20.88%) Finance
2 24 (9.64%) Banking
3 9 (3.61%) Legal
4 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.80%) Law
5 2 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 146 (58.63%) Developer
2 47 (18.88%) Analyst
3 27 (10.84%) Java Developer
4 22 (8.84%) Full Stack Developer
4 22 (8.84%) Test Analyst
5 19 (7.63%) SQL Developer
6 18 (7.23%) .NET Developer
6 18 (7.23%) Python Developer
7 14 (5.62%) Data Analyst
7 14 (5.62%) Software Developer
8 11 (4.42%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.02%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.61%) Architect
10 9 (3.61%) ETL Developer
10 9 (3.61%) Tester
11 8 (3.21%) Automation Tester
11 8 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (3.21%) CRM Developer
11 8 (3.21%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (2.81%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.29%) .NET
2 36 (14.46%) REST
3 34 (13.65%) AngularJS
4 31 (12.45%) .NET Framework
5 29 (11.65%) Entity Framework
6 24 (9.64%) Spring
7 22 (8.84%) .NET Core
7 22 (8.84%) CSS
7 22 (8.84%) SOAP
7 22 (8.84%) Web Services
8 21 (8.43%) ASP.NET
8 21 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (8.03%) JSON
10 19 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (7.63%) HTML
11 17 (6.83%) Angular 2
12 16 (6.43%) OAuth
12 16 (6.43%) OAuth2
13 15 (6.02%) XML
14 14 (5.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (3.61%) User Experience
3 8 (3.21%) Clustering
3 8 (3.21%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.21%) Derivative
3 8 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.41%) PDA
5 5 (2.01%) IVR
5 5 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.61%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.61%) Fintech
6 4 (1.61%) OTC Derivatives
6 4 (1.61%) PKI
7 3 (1.20%) iPhone
7 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.67%) Unix
2 38 (15.26%) Linux
3 25 (10.04%) Windows
4 15 (6.02%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.22%) Windows 7
6 12 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.41%) AIX
9 3 (1.20%) Solaris
9 3 (1.20%) zOS
10 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.40%) Android
11 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (16.47%) OO
3 39 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (15.26%) MVC
5 35 (14.06%) Test Automation
6 33 (13.25%) ETL
7 28 (11.24%) CRM
8 23 (9.24%) Scrum
8 23 (9.24%) Unit Testing
9 22 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (8.84%) SDLC
10 20 (8.03%) Data Analysis
10 20 (8.03%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 17 (6.83%) Analytics
11 17 (6.83%) Migration
12 16 (6.43%) B2C
13 15 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (5.62%) BDD
15 13 (5.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (27.31%) C#
2 65 (26.10%) Java
3 36 (14.46%) T-SQL
4 31 (12.45%) Python
5 29 (11.65%) PL/SQL
6 25 (10.04%) JavaScript
7 24 (9.64%) Shell Script
8 18 (7.23%) C++
8 18 (7.23%) Perl
9 11 (4.42%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.21%) VB
10 8 (3.21%) VBA
11 5 (2.01%) VB6
12 4 (1.61%) Ingres ABF
13 3 (1.20%) C
13 3 (1.20%) CLIST
13 3 (1.20%) Java 8
13 3 (1.20%) JCL
13 3 (1.20%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.23%) Degree
2 14 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.02%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.61%) ISEB
5 6 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.01%) MCTS
7 4 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.61%) MCAD
7 4 (1.61%) MCSD
8 3 (1.20%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) MCITP
10 1 (0.40%) MCSA
10 1 (0.40%) MCSE
10 1 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.84%) QA
2 11 (4.42%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.02%) Docker
3 11 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.41%) HDFS
5 6 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (2.41%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.01%) XenApp
7 4 (1.61%) XenServer
8 3 (1.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 3 (1.20%) RACF
8 3 (1.20%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.80%) vSphere
10 1 (0.40%) Postfix
10 1 (0.40%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.01%) HP ALM
2 5 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.01%) SCCM
3 3 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.20%) zSecure
4 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.80%) Control-M
4 2 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.80%) Malwarebytes
4 2 (0.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) Fail2ban
5 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.40%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.40%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.40%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 53 (21.29%) Oracle
3 16 (6.43%) VMware
4 14 (5.62%) Citrix
5 9 (3.61%) Ivanti
5 9 (3.61%) Sybase
6 8 (3.21%) Tableau
7 7 (2.81%) HP
7 7 (2.81%) Veritas
8 6 (2.41%) McAfee
9 5 (2.01%) IBM
10 4 (1.61%) Informatica
11 3 (1.20%) Avaya
11 3 (1.20%) CA
11 3 (1.20%) Cisco
11 3 (1.20%) OpenLink
11 3 (1.20%) SAP
12 2 (0.80%) Apple
12 2 (0.80%) Sophos
12 2 (0.80%) Symantec