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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 120 146 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.13% 20.53% 18.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.15% 42.57% 54.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 80 87
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £428 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 362 343 295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 54.68% 48.24% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 195 144
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £270 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 90 (42.86%) Java
2 89 (42.38%) Unix
3 74 (35.24%) Finance
4 57 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 46 (21.90%) OO
7 43 (20.48%) Perl
8 37 (17.62%) Sybase
9 36 (17.14%) Oracle
9 36 (17.14%) Spring
10 33 (15.71%) Linux
11 31 (14.76%) DB2
12 30 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 30 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
13 29 (13.81%) XML
14 27 (12.86%) Shell Script
15 26 (12.38%) Git (software)
16 23 (10.95%) SOAP
17 22 (10.48%) RDBMS
18 21 (10.00%) C#
18 21 (10.00%) Banking
18 21 (10.00%) Migration
19 20 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (9.52%) Jenkins
20 19 (9.05%) JSON
20 19 (9.05%) Scrum
20 19 (9.05%) JavaScript
20 19 (9.05%) HTML
20 19 (9.05%) ETL
21 18 (8.57%) Microsoft

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 13 (6.19%) SAS
2 9 (4.29%) MQSeries
3 7 (3.33%) CICS
4 4 (1.90%) CMS
4 4 (1.90%) IIS
4 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.43%) Apache
5 3 (1.43%) Confluence
5 3 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.95%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.95%) JBoss
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.48%) Mule
7 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.95%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.86%) GitHub
2 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.33%) Kerberos
1 7 (3.33%) SSH
1 7 (3.33%) SSL
2 3 (1.43%) Firewall
3 2 (0.95%) SAN
3 2 (0.95%) VPN
3 2 (0.95%) VSAN
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.48%) DNS
4 1 (0.48%) HTTP
4 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 31 (14.76%) DB2
3 30 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 22 (10.48%) RDBMS
5 14 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 13 (6.19%) NoSQL
7 12 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.81%) KDB
10 7 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (3.33%) MySQL
10 7 (3.33%) Power BI
11 6 (2.86%) Big Data
11 6 (2.86%) Kdb+
12 5 (2.38%) MS Access
12 5 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (2.38%) QlikView
13 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (12.38%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 16 (7.62%) Hudson
3 16 (7.62%) Maven
4 13 (6.19%) Ant
5 12 (5.71%) Gradle
6 11 (5.24%) JUnit
7 6 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.86%) Subversion
8 5 (2.38%) JBehave
8 5 (2.38%) JIRA
8 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.90%) JMeter
9 4 (1.90%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.43%) Appium
10 3 (1.43%) Calabash
10 3 (1.43%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.43%) Selenium
10 3 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 74 (35.24%) Finance
2 21 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (1.43%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.43%) Law
3 3 (1.43%) Retail
3 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.95%) Front Office
5 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (56.67%) Developer
2 65 (30.95%) Java Developer
3 36 (17.14%) Analyst
4 14 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 11 (5.24%) Test Analyst
6 9 (4.29%) DBA
6 9 (4.29%) Senior Developer
6 9 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (4.29%) SQL Developer
7 8 (3.81%) C++ Developer
8 7 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 7 (3.33%) Consultant
8 7 (3.33%) SQL DBA
9 6 (2.86%) Administrator
9 6 (2.86%) iOS Developer
10 5 (2.38%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (2.38%) Project Manager
11 4 (1.90%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (1.90%) Applications Support
11 4 (1.90%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.14%) Spring
2 29 (13.81%) XML
3 23 (10.95%) SOAP
4 19 (9.05%) HTML
4 19 (9.05%) JSON
5 17 (8.10%) AngularJS
6 15 (7.14%) .NET
6 15 (7.14%) CSS
7 12 (5.71%) JMS
7 12 (5.71%) REST
7 12 (5.71%) Web Services
8 11 (5.24%) Middleware
8 11 (5.24%) Protocol Buffers
9 10 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 8 (3.81%) Ajax
10 8 (3.81%) HTML5
10 8 (3.81%) J2SE
10 8 (3.81%) React
11 7 (3.33%) ISPF
11 7 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.81%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.33%) PKI
4 4 (1.90%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.43%) Derivative
5 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.43%) User Experience
6 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.95%) Clustering
6 2 (0.95%) CMDB
6 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.95%) Equities
6 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.95%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 89 (42.38%) Unix
2 33 (15.71%) Linux
3 12 (5.71%) Windows
4 8 (3.81%) zOS
5 5 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.95%) AIX
8 2 (0.95%) CentOS
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.48%) Solaris
9 1 (0.48%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.90%) OO
3 30 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 21 (10.00%) Migration
5 19 (9.05%) ETL
5 19 (9.05%) Scrum
6 18 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (8.10%) Low Latency
8 15 (7.14%) SDLC
9 14 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 14 (6.67%) TDD
10 12 (5.71%) Microservices
10 12 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 12 (5.71%) Test Automation
11 11 (5.24%) Functional Testing
11 11 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 90 (42.86%) Java
2 43 (20.48%) Perl
3 27 (12.86%) Shell Script
4 21 (10.00%) C#
5 19 (9.05%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.10%) PL/SQL
7 12 (5.71%) C++
8 11 (5.24%) Python
8 11 (5.24%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.81%) Assembly Language
11 7 (3.33%) CLIST
11 7 (3.33%) JCL
11 7 (3.33%) REXX
12 6 (2.86%) Apple Swift
12 6 (2.86%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.86%) Scala
13 4 (1.90%) Prolog
14 3 (1.43%) PHP
14 3 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.33%) Degree
2 6 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) CCNA
4 2 (0.95%) CCNP
4 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.95%) ISEB
4 2 (0.95%) MCSA
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.48%) CISSP
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (4.29%) EMIR
1 9 (4.29%) MiFID
2 6 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.95%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) Basel III
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.81%) RACF
2 7 (3.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 7 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.95%) Docker
4 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.95%) vSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.33%) zSecure
2 4 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (0.95%) WSUS
4 1 (0.48%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.48%) QRadar
Vendors
1 37 (17.62%) Sybase
2 36 (17.14%) Oracle
3 18 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.67%) Perforce
5 9 (4.29%) IBM
6 8 (3.81%) VMware
7 7 (3.33%) CA
8 4 (1.90%) EMC
9 3 (1.43%) Tableau
9 3 (1.43%) Twitter
10 2 (0.95%) Adobe
10 2 (0.95%) Avaya
10 2 (0.95%) BMC
10 2 (0.95%) Cisco
10 2 (0.95%) Dell
10 2 (0.95%) Lotus
10 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.95%) Remedy
10 2 (0.95%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.95%) Talend
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago