Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 321 244 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.23% 18.09% 16.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.15% 34.37% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 102 111
Glasgow median daily rate £406 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £262
90th Percentile £549 £523 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £190.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -93.95% +326.97% +165.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £43.25
90th Percentile £34.50 £195.00 £45.75
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £27.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year -37.04% -26.53% +22.50%

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 820 710 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.13% 52.63% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 384 295
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £262
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £190.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -93.95% +302.12% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £43.93
90th Percentile £34.50 £195.00 £49.58
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +23.36%

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 18 October 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 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 182 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (38.94%) Oracle
3 113 (35.20%) Java
4 85 (26.48%) Relational Database
5 78 (24.30%) Finance
6 76 (23.68%) Linux
7 66 (20.56%) SQL Server
8 56 (17.45%) Python
9 55 (17.13%) Microsoft
10 54 (16.82%) SOAP
11 49 (15.26%) PL/SQL
11 49 (15.26%) Jenkins
12 48 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (14.95%) REST
13 46 (14.33%) Web Services
13 46 (14.33%) Unix
14 45 (14.02%) Windows
14 45 (14.02%) Perl
15 44 (13.71%) OO
16 43 (13.40%) ETL
16 43 (13.40%) NoSQL
16 43 (13.40%) Microservices
17 42 (13.08%) MongoDB
18 41 (12.77%) C#
19 40 (12.46%) Oracle Database
20 37 (11.53%) Oracle Database 12c
20 37 (11.53%) Shell Script
20 37 (11.53%) Git (software)
20 37 (11.53%) Hadoop
21 36 (11.21%) Test Automation

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 10 (3.12%) Confluence
2 6 (1.87%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.56%) SAS
3 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.25%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.93%) CICS
5 3 (0.93%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.93%) Mule
5 3 (0.93%) Mule ESB
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.62%) Apache
6 2 (0.62%) CMS
6 2 (0.62%) Drupal
6 2 (0.62%) MODX
6 2 (0.62%) nginx
6 2 (0.62%) WordPress
7 1 (0.31%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.30%) GitHub
4 14 (4.36%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (3.74%) Office 365
6 9 (2.80%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (2.80%) PaaS
7 5 (1.56%) SaaS
8 3 (0.93%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.62%) Akamai
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.62%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.62%) Mailgun
9 2 (0.62%) npm
9 2 (0.62%) NuGet
9 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) Yarn
10 1 (0.31%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.12%) DNS
2 8 (2.49%) DHCP
3 6 (1.87%) Firewall
4 5 (1.56%) AMQP
5 4 (1.25%) FTP
5 4 (1.25%) VLAN
5 4 (1.25%) VPN
5 4 (1.25%) Wireless
6 3 (0.93%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.93%) NAS
6 3 (0.93%) SSH
6 3 (0.93%) SSL
7 2 (0.62%) Internet
8 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (26.48%) Relational Database
2 66 (20.56%) SQL Server
3 43 (13.40%) NoSQL
4 42 (13.08%) MongoDB
5 40 (12.46%) Oracle Database
6 37 (11.53%) Hadoop
6 37 (11.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 31 (9.66%) MySQL
8 25 (7.79%) RDBMS
9 22 (6.85%) Big Data
10 20 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (6.23%) DB2
11 16 (4.98%) ArangoDB
11 16 (4.98%) Neo4j
11 16 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (4.67%) Power BI
12 15 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (4.05%) Pentaho
14 12 (3.74%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (3.74%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 49 (15.26%) Jenkins
2 37 (11.53%) Git (software)
3 34 (10.59%) Oracle Forms
4 26 (8.10%) JIRA
5 17 (5.30%) Maven
6 16 (4.98%) JUnit
7 14 (4.36%) Cucumber
7 14 (4.36%) Selenium
8 13 (4.05%) SpecFlow
9 11 (3.43%) Gradle
10 10 (3.12%) JMeter
11 9 (2.80%) Gatling
11 9 (2.80%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.49%) Appium
12 8 (2.49%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.49%) Calabash
13 7 (2.18%) IntelliJ
13 7 (2.18%) JBehave
14 5 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (24.30%) Finance
2 27 (8.41%) Banking
3 6 (1.87%) Legal
4 5 (1.56%) Billing
4 5 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.93%) Retail
7 2 (0.62%) Games
7 2 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (41.74%) Developer
2 46 (14.33%) Analyst
3 35 (10.90%) Architect
4 28 (8.72%) Java Developer
5 20 (6.23%) Python Developer
5 20 (6.23%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (5.61%) SQL Developer
7 16 (4.98%) DBA
8 14 (4.36%) .NET Developer
8 14 (4.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (4.36%) Oracle Developer
9 13 (4.05%) Tester
10 12 (3.74%) Applications Support
10 12 (3.74%) Data Analyst
10 12 (3.74%) ETL Developer
10 12 (3.74%) SQL Analyst
10 12 (3.74%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.43%) Applications Engineer
11 11 (3.43%) Applications Support Engineer
11 11 (3.43%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (16.82%) SOAP
2 48 (14.95%) REST
3 46 (14.33%) Web Services
4 36 (11.21%) Spring
5 34 (10.59%) .NET
6 28 (8.72%) HTML
7 26 (8.10%) AngularJS
8 23 (7.17%) CSS
9 20 (6.23%) ASP.NET
9 20 (6.23%) JSON
10 19 (5.92%) XML
11 18 (5.61%) HTML5
12 15 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (4.05%) JMS
14 11 (3.43%) .NET Framework
14 11 (3.43%) CSS3
14 11 (3.43%) React
15 8 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (2.49%) jQuery
16 7 (2.18%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.74%) Cyberthreat
4 11 (3.43%) Clustering
5 10 (3.12%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.49%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.18%) Fintech
7 7 (2.18%) Replication
8 6 (1.87%) iPhone
8 6 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.56%) Derivative
9 5 (1.56%) IVR
10 4 (1.25%) User Experience
11 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.93%) Minimum Viable Product
11 3 (0.93%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (0.93%) PDA
11 3 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 76 (23.68%) Linux
2 46 (14.33%) Unix
3 45 (14.02%) Windows
4 11 (3.43%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.80%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.25%) Solaris
9 3 (0.93%) AIX
9 3 (0.93%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.93%) zOS
10 1 (0.31%) Android
10 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (13.71%) OO
4 43 (13.40%) ETL
4 43 (13.40%) Microservices
5 36 (11.21%) Test Automation
6 35 (10.90%) Analytics
7 34 (10.59%) Scrum
8 33 (10.28%) DevOps
9 32 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (9.97%) Waterfall
10 31 (9.66%) Software Engineering
11 29 (9.03%) Enterprise Architecture
11 29 (9.03%) Software Delivery
12 26 (8.10%) SDLC
13 24 (7.48%) Cybersecurity
14 23 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (6.23%) MVC
16 18 (5.61%) CRM
16 18 (5.61%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 113 (35.20%) Java
2 56 (17.45%) Python
3 49 (15.26%) PL/SQL
4 45 (14.02%) Perl
5 41 (12.77%) C#
6 37 (11.53%) Shell Script
7 31 (9.66%) JavaScript
8 26 (8.10%) Bash Shell
9 25 (7.79%) Ruby
9 25 (7.79%) T-SQL
10 17 (5.30%) C++
11 16 (4.98%) Go
12 13 (4.05%) PHP
13 11 (3.43%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.49%) VB
15 7 (2.18%) R
15 7 (2.18%) VBA
16 5 (1.56%) VB6
17 4 (1.25%) C
17 4 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (8.72%) Degree
2 26 (8.10%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.30%) CISM
3 17 (5.30%) CISSP
4 15 (4.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.87%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.93%) ISEB
8 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.93%) PMP
9 2 (0.62%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.30%) GDPR
1 17 (5.30%) QA
2 16 (4.98%) FINRA
3 7 (2.18%) SLA
4 4 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.87%) HDFS
5 4 (1.25%) vSphere
6 3 (0.93%) Docker
6 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.93%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 3 (0.93%) RACF
6 3 (0.93%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.93%) XenApp
6 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.62%) Postfix
7 2 (0.62%) XenServer
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (4.98%) Terraform
2 6 (1.87%) Ansible
3 5 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.56%) Puppet
4 4 (1.25%) Control-M
4 4 (1.25%) SCCM
5 3 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.93%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.93%) Malwarebytes
5 3 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.93%) zSecure
6 2 (0.62%) Fail2ban
6 2 (0.62%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 125 (38.94%) Oracle
2 55 (17.13%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.48%) Sybase
4 22 (6.85%) Tableau
5 19 (5.92%) McAfee
5 19 (5.92%) Symantec
6 16 (4.98%) Cloudera
6 16 (4.98%) Hortonworks
6 16 (4.98%) Varonis
7 12 (3.74%) VMware
8 9 (2.80%) IBM
9 8 (2.49%) Informatica
10 7 (2.18%) Citrix
11 6 (1.87%) SAP
12 5 (1.56%) Ivanti
13 4 (1.25%) Apple
13 4 (1.25%) Cisco
13 4 (1.25%) HP
13 4 (1.25%) Veritas
14 3 (0.93%) Dell