Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 311 249 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.57% 18.53% 18.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.22% 34.54% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 96 122
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +1.82%
10th Percentile £283 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.03 £190.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -90.51% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.51 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -61.96% +20.53% +18.03%

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 883 721 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.89% 53.65% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 390 301
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.03 £190.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -90.51% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -52.41% -9.38% +24.18%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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.

1 160 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (35.69%) Oracle
3 96 (30.87%) Java
4 78 (25.08%) SQL Server
5 77 (24.76%) Relational Database
6 72 (23.15%) Finance
7 69 (22.19%) Microsoft
8 63 (20.26%) REST
9 56 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
9 56 (18.01%) .NET
10 54 (17.36%) C#
10 54 (17.36%) Linux
11 53 (17.04%) PL/SQL
12 52 (16.72%) SOAP
13 48 (15.43%) OO
14 47 (15.11%) Unix
14 47 (15.11%) Python
15 46 (14.79%) Web Services
16 45 (14.47%) AngularJS
17 42 (13.50%) T-SQL
17 42 (13.50%) NoSQL
18 41 (13.18%) ETL
19 40 (12.86%) MongoDB
19 40 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
20 39 (12.54%) Microservices
21 38 (12.22%) Oracle Database
21 38 (12.22%) Windows
21 38 (12.22%) MVC
22 37 (11.90%) Jenkins
23 36 (11.58%) Oracle Database 12c

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 6 (1.93%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.29%) Apache Pig
2 4 (1.29%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.29%) SAS
2 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.96%) CICS
3 3 (0.96%) MQSeries
3 3 (0.96%) Mule
3 3 (0.96%) Mule ESB
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.64%) Apache
4 2 (0.64%) CMS
4 2 (0.64%) Drupal
4 2 (0.64%) IIS
4 2 (0.64%) MODX
4 2 (0.64%) nginx
4 2 (0.64%) OpenROAD
4 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.64%) WordPress
5 1 (0.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (8.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.32%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 56 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.50%) Office 365
4 12 (3.86%) Azure Data Factory
4 12 (3.86%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (3.22%) GitHub
5 10 (3.22%) PaaS
6 3 (0.96%) SaaS
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.64%) Akamai
7 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.64%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.64%) Mailgun
7 2 (0.64%) npm
8 1 (0.32%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.32%) IaaS
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.82%) DNS
2 13 (4.18%) DHCP
3 6 (1.93%) Firewall
4 4 (1.29%) FTP
4 4 (1.29%) NAS
5 3 (0.96%) AMQP
5 3 (0.96%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.96%) SAN
5 3 (0.96%) SSH
5 3 (0.96%) SSL
5 3 (0.96%) VLAN
5 3 (0.96%) VPN
5 3 (0.96%) Wireless
6 2 (0.64%) Internet
7 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.32%) IPv4
7 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (25.08%) SQL Server
2 77 (24.76%) Relational Database
3 42 (13.50%) NoSQL
4 40 (12.86%) MongoDB
5 38 (12.22%) Oracle Database
6 36 (11.58%) Oracle Database 12c
7 33 (10.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 27 (8.68%) Hadoop
9 22 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (6.75%) RDBMS
11 20 (6.43%) Big Data
11 20 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (5.79%) DB2
12 18 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (4.50%) Power BI
13 14 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (4.18%) MySQL
15 12 (3.86%) Data Lake
16 11 (3.54%) Pentaho
17 10 (3.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 33 (10.61%) Oracle Forms
3 29 (9.32%) Git (software)
4 20 (6.43%) Maven
5 16 (5.14%) JIRA
6 15 (4.82%) MSTest
6 15 (4.82%) NUnit
6 15 (4.82%) Selenium
7 11 (3.54%) Gradle
8 7 (2.25%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.93%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.93%) HP UFT
9 6 (1.93%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.93%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.93%) WinRunner
10 5 (1.61%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.29%) Ant
11 4 (1.29%) Hudson
11 4 (1.29%) MSI
General
1 72 (23.15%) Finance
2 28 (9.00%) Banking
3 7 (2.25%) Legal
4 5 (1.61%) Billing
5 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.96%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) Electronics
7 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (51.45%) Developer
2 42 (13.50%) Analyst
3 35 (11.25%) Architect
4 30 (9.65%) Java Developer
5 25 (8.04%) Python Developer
6 23 (7.40%) Full Stack Developer
7 20 (6.43%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (6.11%) SQL Developer
9 18 (5.79%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.50%) ETL Developer
10 14 (4.50%) Test Analyst
11 13 (4.18%) Data Analyst
11 13 (4.18%) Oracle Developer
12 12 (3.86%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.22%) C# Developer
13 10 (3.22%) Digital Architect
13 10 (3.22%) Senior Architect
13 10 (3.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.57%) CRM Developer
14 8 (2.57%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.26%) REST
2 56 (18.01%) .NET
3 52 (16.72%) SOAP
4 46 (14.79%) Web Services
5 45 (14.47%) AngularJS
6 32 (10.29%) .NET Framework
7 31 (9.97%) CSS
7 31 (9.97%) HTML
7 31 (9.97%) Spring
8 30 (9.65%) Entity Framework
9 26 (8.36%) JSON
10 23 (7.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (6.75%) .NET Core
11 21 (6.75%) ASP.NET
12 19 (6.11%) HTML5
12 19 (6.11%) OAuth
12 19 (6.11%) OAuth2
13 18 (5.79%) Angular 2
13 18 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (5.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (2.89%) Derivative
3 9 (2.89%) User Experience
4 8 (2.57%) Clustering
4 8 (2.57%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.57%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (1.93%) Cloud Native
5 6 (1.93%) Fintech
5 6 (1.93%) PDA
5 6 (1.93%) Private Cloud
5 6 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.61%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.61%) iPhone
6 5 (1.61%) IVR
7 3 (0.96%) FMCG
7 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.96%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (0.96%) PKI
8 2 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.36%) Linux
2 47 (15.11%) Unix
3 38 (12.22%) Windows
4 15 (4.82%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.18%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.93%) AIX
9 3 (0.96%) Solaris
9 3 (0.96%) zOS
10 2 (0.64%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.43%) OO
3 41 (13.18%) ETL
4 40 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (12.54%) Microservices
6 38 (12.22%) MVC
7 36 (11.58%) CRM
7 36 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (11.58%) Scrum
7 36 (11.58%) Waterfall
8 29 (9.32%) Enterprise Architecture
8 29 (9.32%) Software Delivery
8 29 (9.32%) Test Automation
9 28 (9.00%) Analytics
9 28 (9.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 25 (8.04%) DevOps
11 24 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (7.40%) SDLC
13 22 (7.07%) Software Engineering
13 22 (7.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (30.87%) Java
2 54 (17.36%) C#
3 53 (17.04%) PL/SQL
4 47 (15.11%) Python
5 42 (13.50%) T-SQL
6 36 (11.58%) JavaScript
7 33 (10.61%) Perl
8 32 (10.29%) Shell Script
9 18 (5.79%) C++
10 11 (3.54%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.22%) Go
11 10 (3.22%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.22%) Ruby
11 10 (3.22%) VB
12 7 (2.25%) PHP
12 7 (2.25%) R
12 7 (2.25%) VBA
13 5 (1.61%) VB6
14 4 (1.29%) Ingres ABF
14 4 (1.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (8.68%) Degree
2 20 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.54%) CISM
4 11 (3.54%) CISSP
5 10 (3.22%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.93%) ISEB
8 4 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.96%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.96%) PMP
10 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.32%) MCITP
11 1 (0.32%) MCSA
11 1 (0.32%) MCSE
11 1 (0.32%) MCTS
11 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.43%) QA
2 11 (3.54%) GDPR
3 10 (3.22%) FINRA
4 8 (2.57%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.96%) SLA
6 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (5.79%) Docker
2 16 (5.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.25%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.93%) HDFS
6 6 (1.93%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (1.93%) XenApp
7 5 (1.61%) XenServer
8 3 (0.96%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 3 (0.96%) RACF
8 3 (0.96%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.64%) Postfix
9 2 (0.64%) vSphere
10 1 (0.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.22%) Terraform
2 6 (1.93%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.93%) SCCM
3 5 (1.61%) HP ALM
4 4 (1.29%) Control-M
4 4 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.96%) Ansible
5 3 (0.96%) zSecure
6 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.64%) Fail2ban
6 2 (0.64%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.64%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (0.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.64%) Puppet
7 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 111 (35.69%) Oracle
2 69 (22.19%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.79%) Tableau
4 16 (5.14%) McAfee
4 16 (5.14%) Sybase
4 16 (5.14%) VMware
5 15 (4.82%) Citrix
6 12 (3.86%) Symantec
7 10 (3.22%) Cloudera
7 10 (3.22%) Hortonworks
7 10 (3.22%) Ivanti
7 10 (3.22%) Varonis
8 8 (2.57%) IBM
9 7 (2.25%) Veritas
10 6 (1.93%) HP
10 6 (1.93%) Informatica
10 6 (1.93%) SAP
11 3 (0.96%) Avaya
11 3 (0.96%) CA
11 3 (0.96%) Cisco