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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL 92 83 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.90% 14.43% 16.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.80% 43.92% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 78
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.36 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 - £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -20.00%  

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 257 189 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 50.00% 32.87% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 108 165
Median daily rate £370 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Glasgow

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 55 (33.95%) Java
2 52 (32.10%) Unix
3 49 (30.25%) Finance
4 46 (28.40%) SQL Server
5 45 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (25.93%) Relational Database
7 37 (22.84%) Oracle
8 30 (18.52%) OO
9 29 (17.90%) ETL
10 26 (16.05%) Linux
11 24 (14.81%) XML
11 24 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (14.20%) Microsoft
13 22 (13.58%) Spring
14 21 (12.96%) C#
14 21 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 20 (12.35%) Git (software)
16 19 (11.73%) Perl
17 18 (11.11%) PL/SQL
17 18 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
17 18 (11.11%) RDBMS
17 18 (11.11%) Oracle Database
18 17 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (10.49%) SOAP
18 17 (10.49%) T-SQL
18 17 (10.49%) Maven
18 17 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 16 (9.88%) Banking
19 16 (9.88%) HTML

SQL
Top Related 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 4 (2.47%) IIS
2 3 (1.85%) CMS
2 3 (1.85%) JBoss
2 3 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.23%) CICS
3 2 (1.23%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.62%) Apache
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.62%) SAS
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.32%) DNS
2 5 (3.09%) Internet
3 3 (1.85%) DHCP
3 3 (1.85%) Firewall
4 2 (1.23%) SAN
4 2 (1.23%) VSAN
5 1 (0.62%) HTTP
5 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.62%) SSH
5 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 42 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 21 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 18 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 17 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (9.88%) DB2
8 10 (6.17%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (4.94%) Power BI
10 8 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (4.32%) MongoDB
11 7 (4.32%) QlikView
11 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (3.09%) Big Data
13 4 (2.47%) MySQL
13 4 (2.47%) NoSQL
13 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.49%) Maven
3 15 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.02%) Hudson
5 9 (5.56%) Ant
5 9 (5.56%) Gradle
5 9 (5.56%) JUnit
6 6 (3.70%) Selenium
7 4 (2.47%) JIRA
7 4 (2.47%) NUnit
8 3 (1.85%) Concordion
8 3 (1.85%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.85%) JBehave
8 3 (1.85%) Moq
8 3 (1.85%) Subversion
8 3 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.23%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (30.25%) Finance
2 16 (9.88%) Banking
3 4 (2.47%) Law
4 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.62%) Front Office
5 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (43.21%) Developer
2 33 (20.37%) Java Developer
3 30 (18.52%) Analyst
4 13 (8.02%) Data Analyst
4 13 (8.02%) DBA
5 11 (6.79%) SQL Developer
6 10 (6.17%) Administrator
7 9 (5.56%) Consultant
8 8 (4.94%) SQL DBA
9 7 (4.32%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Java Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.09%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (3.09%) Programmer
10 5 (3.09%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.09%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.81%) XML
2 22 (13.58%) Spring
3 17 (10.49%) SOAP
4 16 (9.88%) HTML
5 15 (9.26%) .NET
6 11 (6.79%) AngularJS
6 11 (6.79%) JSON
7 10 (6.17%) ASP.NET
8 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (4.94%) HTML5
8 8 (4.94%) JMS
8 8 (4.94%) jQuery
9 7 (4.32%) CSS
9 7 (4.32%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.32%) Protocol Buffers
10 5 (3.09%) J2SE
10 5 (3.09%) REST
10 5 (3.09%) Web Services
11 3 (1.85%) Entity Framework
11 3 (1.85%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.47%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.85%) CMDB
4 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.23%) Derivative
4 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.23%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (0.62%) Clustering
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.62%) DataPower
5 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.10%) Unix
2 26 (16.05%) Linux
3 13 (8.02%) Windows
4 8 (4.94%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.85%) AIX
6 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.85%) Tru64
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.52%) OO
3 29 (17.90%) ETL
4 24 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 15 (9.26%) Data Analysis
6 15 (9.26%) Migration
7 12 (7.41%) Scrum
7 12 (7.41%) SDLC
7 12 (7.41%) TDD
8 11 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (6.17%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.17%) MVC
9 10 (6.17%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.56%) DevOps
10 9 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.56%) Waterfall
11 8 (4.94%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 55 (33.95%) Java
2 21 (12.96%) C#
3 19 (11.73%) Perl
4 18 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 17 (10.49%) T-SQL
6 15 (9.26%) Shell Script
7 13 (8.02%) JavaScript
8 12 (7.41%) Python
9 7 (4.32%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.47%) C++
11 3 (1.85%) C
12 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.23%) COBOL
12 2 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.23%) Groovy
12 2 (1.23%) Jython
12 2 (1.23%) Korn
12 2 (1.23%) VBA
13 1 (0.62%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (4.32%) Degree
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.85%) CISSP
4 3 (1.85%) MCAD
4 3 (1.85%) MCSD
4 3 (1.85%) MCTS
4 3 (1.85%) SANS
4 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) MCSA
5 2 (1.23%) MCSE
5 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.94%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.70%) QA
3 5 (3.09%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (3.09%) MiFID
4 4 (2.47%) EMIR
5 1 (0.62%) Basel II
5 1 (0.62%) Basel III
5 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (5.56%) Docker
2 3 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) vSphere
4 1 (0.62%) NFS
4 1 (0.62%) RACF
4 1 (0.62%) Samba
4 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.85%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.85%) QRadar
3 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.23%) PowerCLI
3 2 (1.23%) vRealize
4 1 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 37 (22.84%) Oracle
2 23 (14.20%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.26%) Sybase
4 10 (6.17%) Perforce
5 9 (5.56%) VMware
6 6 (3.70%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.09%) IBM
8 4 (2.47%) Cognos
9 3 (1.85%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.85%) BMC
9 3 (1.85%) Compuware
9 3 (1.85%) EMC
9 3 (1.85%) MapR
9 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.85%) Remedy
9 3 (1.85%) Splunk
9 3 (1.85%) Symantec
9 3 (1.85%) Talend
10 2 (1.23%) Tableau
10 2 (1.23%) Twitter
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