Period
to 29 May 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 29 May 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 86 252 247
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.63% 17.13% 15.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.46% 34.19% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 156 166
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £287 £313 £276
90th Percentile £513 £575 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.36 - £18.03
10th Percentile £20.18 - £12.13
90th Percentile £20.53 - £23.32
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +233.33% -10.00% -45.95%

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 325 737 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.17% 50.10% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 468 473
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £300
90th Percentile £567 £550 £505
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £35.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -43.30% +103.67%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £16.76
% change year-on-year - +108.83% -60.80%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Glasgow

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for SQL in Glasgow

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL in Glasgow over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL in Glasgow

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (32.56%) Azure
2 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
3 23 (26.74%) .NET
3 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.77%) Java
4 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.77%) CSS
5 16 (18.60%) HTML
5 16 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (17.44%) C#
7 13 (15.12%) PaaS
7 13 (15.12%) Linux
7 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
8 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
8 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
8 12 (13.95%) Public Sector
9 11 (12.79%) AngularJS
9 11 (12.79%) JSON
9 11 (12.79%) DB2
10 10 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (10.47%) Finance
11 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
11 9 (10.47%) XML
11 9 (10.47%) Python
11 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (10.47%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
12 8 (9.30%) Web Development
12 8 (9.30%) Spring
12 8 (9.30%) Maven

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 2 (2.33%) Confluence
1 2 (2.33%) JBoss
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.16%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.16%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.56%) Azure
2 13 (15.12%) PaaS
3 6 (6.98%) IaaS
4 5 (5.81%) AWS
4 5 (5.81%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.49%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (3.49%) Slack
6 2 (2.33%) GCP
6 2 (2.33%) GitHub
6 2 (2.33%) Logic Apps
7 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.16%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.16%) Office 365
7 1 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) SSL
2 3 (3.49%) FTP
2 3 (3.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) SNMP
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
3 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
3 11 (12.79%) DB2
4 9 (10.47%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.30%) OLTP
6 7 (8.14%) MongoDB
7 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
8 5 (5.81%) Power BI
9 3 (3.49%) OLAP
9 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.33%) MySQL
10 2 (2.33%) SAP BW
10 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.30%) Maven
3 6 (6.98%) JIRA
4 5 (5.81%) Selenium
5 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.65%) ProC
5 4 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.49%) Gradle
6 3 (3.49%) JUnit
6 3 (3.49%) Subversion
7 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.33%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.16%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.16%) Mockito
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.16%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 12 (13.95%) Public Sector
2 9 (10.47%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (62.79%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) .NET Developer
2 15 (17.44%) SQL Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) Azure Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Database Developer
4 8 (9.30%) DBA
4 8 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.65%) React Developer
7 4 (4.65%) RPG Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.65%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.74%) .NET
2 17 (19.77%) CSS
3 16 (18.60%) HTML
4 11 (12.79%) AngularJS
4 11 (12.79%) JSON
5 9 (10.47%) XML
6 8 (9.30%) .NET Core
6 8 (9.30%) Spring
7 6 (6.98%) .NET Framework
7 6 (6.98%) Kendo UI
7 6 (6.98%) Node.js
7 6 (6.98%) React
7 6 (6.98%) SOAP
8 5 (5.81%) Apache Cordova
8 5 (5.81%) Ionic Framework
8 5 (5.81%) J2EE
8 5 (5.81%) JAX-RS
8 5 (5.81%) jQuery
8 5 (5.81%) OpenLayers
8 5 (5.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Cloud Native
3 6 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) Equities
5 2 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.33%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) iSeries
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Unix
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) HPUX
4 1 (1.16%) OS/400
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
4 8 (9.30%) Web Development
5 7 (8.14%) DevOps
5 7 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.98%) Cross-Browser Development
6 6 (6.98%) Database Optimisation
6 6 (6.98%) Database Tuning
6 6 (6.98%) Performance Management
6 6 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (6.98%) Runbook
7 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.81%) BDD
7 5 (5.81%) SDLC
7 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.65%) MVC
8 4 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) Java
1 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
2 15 (17.44%) C#
3 9 (10.47%) Python
3 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
4 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.81%) Perl
5 5 (5.81%) RPG
5 5 (5.81%) RPG IV
5 5 (5.81%) RPG/400
6 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.65%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.49%) Scala
7 3 (3.49%) VB
8 2 (2.33%) PHP
8 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.33%) VBA
9 1 (1.16%) C
9 1 (1.16%) Korn
9 1 (1.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
1 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.16%) OCP
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Docker
2 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.16%) Ansible
2 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) IBM
3 4 (4.65%) Informatica
3 4 (4.65%) Tableau
4 3 (3.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.49%) Sybase
5 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe
6 1 (1.16%) Citrix
6 1 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) IDERA
6 1 (1.16%) IFS
6 1 (1.16%) NetScout
6 1 (1.16%) RedGate
6 1 (1.16%) Remedy