Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 236 182 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.18% 16.21% 19.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.53% 37.37% 52.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 96 168
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £340 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +1.87% -4.64%
10th Percentile £282 £256 £217
90th Percentile £518 £448 £438
Scotland median daily rate £380 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £44.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +326.97% +165.67% -4.29%
10th Percentile £23.00 £43.25 £12.73
90th Percentile £195.00 £45.75 £56.23
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% - +128.57%

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 646 487 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.77% 43.37% 36.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 250 315
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £500 £450 £453
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £47.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.12% -14.09% +62.96%
10th Percentile £23.00 £43.93 £14.35
90th Percentile £195.00 £49.58 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.15% +9.33% +7.14%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL.

1 104 (44.07%) Java
2 102 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (30.93%) Finance
4 69 (29.24%) Unix
5 67 (28.39%) Perl
6 58 (24.58%) JavaScript
7 57 (24.15%) Relational Database
8 56 (23.73%) Linux
9 49 (20.76%) Spring
10 48 (20.34%) OO
11 47 (19.92%) Git (software)
12 45 (19.07%) Oracle
13 43 (18.22%) Sybase
14 41 (17.37%) Test Automation
15 40 (16.95%) Python
16 39 (16.53%) RDBMS
17 38 (16.10%) C#
18 36 (15.25%) DB2
19 32 (13.56%) SQL Server
19 32 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (13.14%) Windows
21 30 (12.71%) Maven
22 29 (12.29%) IBM
22 29 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
23 28 (11.86%) NoSQL
23 28 (11.86%) Subversion
24 27 (11.44%) Hibernate
25 26 (11.02%) Shell Script
25 26 (11.02%) Mercurial
26 25 (10.59%) PowerShell

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 22 (9.32%) SAS
2 16 (6.78%) MQSeries
3 15 (6.36%) CICS
4 12 (5.08%) IIS
5 8 (3.39%) Confluence
6 6 (2.54%) Apache
7 5 (2.12%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.69%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.85%) JBoss
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.42%) Mule
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 20 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.36%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.20%) Firewall
1 17 (7.20%) Kerberos
2 15 (6.36%) SSH
2 15 (6.36%) SSL
3 12 (5.08%) Internet
4 2 (0.85%) DNS
4 2 (0.85%) SAN
4 2 (0.85%) VPN
4 2 (0.85%) VSAN
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.42%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (24.15%) Relational Database
2 39 (16.53%) RDBMS
3 36 (15.25%) DB2
4 32 (13.56%) SQL Server
5 28 (11.86%) NoSQL
6 18 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (5.93%) MongoDB
9 13 (5.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (4.66%) Oracle Database
12 10 (4.24%) Big Data
13 8 (3.39%) Power BI
14 7 (2.97%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (2.54%) Hadoop
16 5 (2.12%) Oracle Exadata
16 5 (2.12%) PowerCenter
16 5 (2.12%) SAP BW
16 5 (2.12%) Snowflake Schema
16 5 (2.12%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 47 (19.92%) Git (software)
2 30 (12.71%) Maven
3 28 (11.86%) Subversion
4 26 (11.02%) Mercurial
5 20 (8.47%) Jenkins
5 20 (8.47%) JUnit
6 12 (5.08%) JIRA
6 12 (5.08%) TeamCity
7 11 (4.66%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.66%) SpecFlow
8 9 (3.81%) JMeter
9 8 (3.39%) Ant
9 8 (3.39%) Appium
9 8 (3.39%) Calabash
9 8 (3.39%) Gatling
9 8 (3.39%) Hudson
9 8 (3.39%) JBehave
9 8 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.39%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 73 (30.93%) Finance
2 16 (6.78%) Banking
3 11 (4.66%) Publishing
4 9 (3.81%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.97%) Front Office
6 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) Law
8 2 (0.85%) Marketing
8 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 126 (53.39%) Developer
2 61 (25.85%) Java Developer
3 43 (18.22%) Analyst
4 20 (8.47%) Test Analyst
5 12 (5.08%) Architect
5 12 (5.08%) C++ Developer
6 10 (4.24%) Data Architect
7 9 (3.81%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (3.39%) SQL Developer
9 7 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (2.97%) Data Analyst
9 7 (2.97%) Java Scala Developer
9 7 (2.97%) Scala Developer
9 7 (2.97%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (2.97%) Technical Test Analyst
10 6 (2.54%) Assembler Programmer
10 6 (2.54%) Mainframe Programmer
10 6 (2.54%) RACF Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.76%) Spring
2 27 (11.44%) Hibernate
3 25 (10.59%) .NET
3 25 (10.59%) HTML
4 17 (7.20%) Middleware
5 16 (6.78%) CSS
6 15 (6.36%) ISPF
6 15 (6.36%) JSON
7 14 (5.93%) J2SE
8 13 (5.51%) XML
9 10 (4.24%) CSS3
9 10 (4.24%) HTML5
9 10 (4.24%) SOAP
10 9 (3.81%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.81%) RESTful
11 8 (3.39%) Ext JS
12 7 (2.97%) Ajax
12 7 (2.97%) JMS
12 7 (2.97%) REST
12 7 (2.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.59%) Data Structures
3 23 (9.75%) PKI
4 22 (9.32%) Algorithms
5 15 (6.36%) Mainframe
6 10 (4.24%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.12%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.27%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.85%) AS400
12 2 (0.85%) Clustering
12 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.85%) Derivative
12 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.85%) RIA
13 1 (0.42%) Replication
13 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (29.24%) Unix
2 56 (23.73%) Linux
3 31 (13.14%) Windows
4 16 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (6.36%) zOS
6 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.69%) Solaris
8 4 (1.69%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.85%) CentOS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (20.34%) OO
3 41 (17.37%) Test Automation
4 29 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (8.47%) Software Engineering
6 20 (8.47%) Web Development
7 18 (7.63%) Scrum
8 16 (6.78%) Data Modelling
8 16 (6.78%) Project Planning
8 16 (6.78%) SDLC
8 16 (6.78%) Time Management
8 16 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (6.36%) Security Management
10 14 (5.93%) ETL
10 14 (5.93%) Information Security
10 14 (5.93%) OOD
10 14 (5.93%) People Management
10 14 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (5.51%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 104 (44.07%) Java
2 67 (28.39%) Perl
3 58 (24.58%) JavaScript
4 40 (16.95%) Python
5 38 (16.10%) C#
6 26 (11.02%) Shell Script
7 25 (10.59%) PowerShell
8 19 (8.05%) C++
9 16 (6.78%) Scala
10 15 (6.36%) Assembly Language
10 15 (6.36%) CLIST
10 15 (6.36%) JCL
10 15 (6.36%) REXX
11 13 (5.51%) T-SQL
12 11 (4.66%) PL/SQL
13 8 (3.39%) Ruby
14 7 (2.97%) PHP
15 6 (2.54%) Prolog
16 4 (1.69%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (5.08%) Degree
2 6 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.69%) ISEB
5 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) CCNA
6 2 (0.85%) CCNP
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.85%) MCSA
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.93%) QA
2 8 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) EMIR
4 1 (0.42%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (6.36%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 15 (6.36%) RACF
1 15 (6.36%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.12%) Docker
4 3 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.27%) NFS
4 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (6.36%) zSecure
2 13 (5.51%) SCCM
3 10 (4.24%) IBM BigFix
3 10 (4.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (2.54%) Netcool
4 6 (2.54%) SCOM
5 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.69%) WMI
6 3 (1.27%) Ansible
6 3 (1.27%) WSUS
7 2 (0.85%) EnCase
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (19.07%) Oracle
2 43 (18.22%) Sybase
3 29 (12.29%) IBM
4 25 (10.59%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.36%) CA
6 12 (5.08%) Perforce
6 12 (5.08%) Symantec
7 10 (4.24%) HP
8 9 (3.81%) Dell
9 7 (2.97%) CyberArk
9 7 (2.97%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.97%) SAP
10 5 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (2.12%) VMware
11 4 (1.69%) Cognos
11 4 (1.69%) Netezza
11 4 (1.69%) Tableau
11 4 (1.69%) Talend
12 2 (0.85%) Avaya
12 2 (0.85%) Cisco