Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 78 223 333
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.85% 15.68% 19.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.91% 32.75% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 121 191
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £281 £313 £275
90th Percentile £488 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £405 £425 £393
% change year-on-year -4.71% +8.28% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +236.96% -93.95%
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year - +147.83% -36.11%

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 230 681 839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.85% 47.89% 49.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 417 478
Median daily rate £415 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £287 £313 £300
90th Percentile £525 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -82.89%
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.52% +25.38% -7.14%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) C#
3 27 (34.62%) Java
4 25 (32.05%) Azure
5 24 (30.77%) Python
5 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 22 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (28.21%) Test Automation
7 20 (25.64%) Power Platform
7 20 (25.64%) Public Sector
8 17 (21.79%) Power BI
8 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
8 17 (21.79%) Selenium
9 16 (20.51%) Dynamics CRM
9 16 (20.51%) Relational Database
9 16 (20.51%) CRM
9 16 (20.51%) T-SQL
9 16 (20.51%) Finance
10 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 15 (19.23%) Azure Data Factory
11 14 (17.95%) Scrum
12 13 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (16.67%) Databricks
12 13 (16.67%) SDLC
13 12 (15.38%) Data Flow Diagram
13 12 (15.38%) R
13 12 (15.38%) Linux
13 12 (15.38%) UML
14 11 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration

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 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) Apache
2 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.28%) Drupal
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.05%) Azure
2 20 (25.64%) Power Platform
3 15 (19.23%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (5.13%) AWS
5 3 (3.85%) GCP
5 3 (3.85%) Office 365
5 3 (3.85%) PowerApps
6 2 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Azure Stack
7 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.28%) Logic Apps
7 1 (1.28%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) SSL
2 2 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) Power BI
2 16 (20.51%) Relational Database
3 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 13 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (10.26%) DB2
7 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
8 5 (6.41%) QlikView
9 4 (5.13%) Data Lake
9 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
10 3 (3.85%) Hazelcast
10 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.85%) Tableau
11 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (1.28%) Big Data
12 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Selenium
2 9 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.13%) Maven
4 4 (5.13%) ProC
4 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.85%) Gradle
5 3 (3.85%) JIRA
5 3 (3.85%) NUnit
6 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.56%) GitLab
6 2 (2.56%) Moq
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.28%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.28%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.28%) TestNG
7 1 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 20 (25.64%) Public Sector
2 16 (20.51%) Finance
3 8 (10.26%) Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) Data Engineer
3 13 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Tester
6 6 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Scala Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Test Automation Specialist
8 4 (5.13%) Test Specialist
9 3 (3.85%) Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Product Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Database Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) JSON
2 8 (10.26%) HTML
2 8 (10.26%) XML
3 6 (7.69%) .NET
3 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.69%) REST
4 5 (6.41%) CSS
4 5 (6.41%) JAX-RS
4 5 (6.41%) React
5 4 (5.13%) JAX-WS
5 4 (5.13%) Spring
5 4 (5.13%) WSDL
6 3 (3.85%) HTML5
6 3 (3.85%) J2EE
6 3 (3.85%) jQuery
6 3 (3.85%) SOAP
6 3 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.56%) Middleware
7 2 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.85%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.85%) User Experience
4 2 (2.56%) Equities
4 2 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.56%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Linux
2 9 (11.54%) Unix
3 3 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) Solaris
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (28.21%) Test Automation
3 16 (20.51%) CRM
4 14 (17.95%) Scrum
5 13 (16.67%) SDLC
6 12 (15.38%) Data Flow Diagram
6 12 (15.38%) UML
7 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.10%) Waterfall
8 10 (12.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 10 (12.82%) Kimball Methodology
9 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
10 8 (10.26%) Runbook
10 8 (10.26%) Test Scripting
11 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
11 7 (8.97%) DevOps
11 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (8.97%) Service Design
11 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) C#
2 27 (34.62%) Java
3 24 (30.77%) Python
4 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
5 16 (20.51%) T-SQL
6 12 (15.38%) R
7 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.69%) Scala
9 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.13%) Perl
10 4 (5.13%) PHP
11 1 (1.28%) Java 8
11 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.56%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) Databricks
3 7 (8.97%) IBM
4 4 (5.13%) Informatica
4 4 (5.13%) Sybase
5 2 (2.56%) Adobe
5 2 (2.56%) F5
5 2 (2.56%) Greenplum
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Aareon
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix
6 1 (1.28%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Pega
6 1 (1.28%) Remedy
6 1 (1.28%) SAP