The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Canary Wharf region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 71 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.74% 20.06% 31.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 54.20% 59.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 52 83
Average daily rate £550 £588 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £500 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 131 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 37.01% 37.01% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 104 147
Average daily rate £625 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £500 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
London

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Canary Wharf region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Canary Wharf region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 19 (42.22%) Oracle
3 14 (31.11%) Banking
4 13 (28.89%) UNIX
5 12 (26.67%) Java
5 12 (26.67%) Investment Banking
5 12 (26.67%) Degree
6 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
7 9 (20.00%) HTML
7 9 (20.00%) XML
7 9 (20.00%) Linux
8 8 (17.78%) ETL
9 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (15.56%) Web Services
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.33%) VBA
10 6 (13.33%) C#
10 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.33%) SAS
10 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
11 5 (11.11%) Ajax
11 5 (11.11%) Market Risk
11 5 (11.11%) Base SAS
11 5 (11.11%) Windows
11 5 (11.11%) .NET
11 5 (11.11%) Middleware
11 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 5 (11.11%) Telecoms

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.33%) SAS
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.22%) Mule
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Documentum
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Base SAS
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.44%) QlikView
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.22%) CloverETL
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.22%) TestNG
2 1 (2.22%) Build Forge
2 1 (2.22%) FxCop
2 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Banking
3 12 (26.67%) Investment Banking
4 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (8.89%) Marketing
6 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (4.44%) Front Office
6 2 (4.44%) Back Office
7 1 (2.22%) French Language
7 1 (2.22%) German Language
7 1 (2.22%) Italian Language
7 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Business Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Risk Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) HTML
1 9 (20.00%) XML
2 7 (15.56%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) Ajax
3 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 5 (11.11%) Middleware
4 4 (8.89%) JSP
4 4 (8.89%) HTML5
5 3 (6.67%) REST
5 3 (6.67%) JSON
5 3 (6.67%) Spring
5 3 (6.67%) jQuery
5 3 (6.67%) WPF
5 3 (6.67%) Servlets
5 3 (6.67%) CSS
5 3 (6.67%) JDBC
6 2 (4.44%) CGI
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
6 2 (4.44%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Market Risk
3 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.44%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) Physics
5 1 (2.22%) Life Science
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) Economics
5 1 (2.22%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) UNIX
2 9 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (17.78%) ETL
3 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.89%) CRM
5 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.67%) MVVM
6 3 (6.67%) Data Management
6 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.67%) UML
6 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.44%) MVC
7 2 (4.44%) Migration
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
7 2 (4.44%) OOD
7 2 (4.44%) SOA
7 2 (4.44%) OO
7 2 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
3 6 (13.33%) VBA
3 6 (13.33%) C#
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) VB
5 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.44%) Perl
5 2 (4.44%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Korn
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.22%) GIAC
2 1 (2.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.22%) Basel III
1 1 (2.22%) HL7
1 1 (2.22%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Business Objects
2 3 (6.67%) Sybase
3 2 (4.44%) Informatica
3 2 (4.44%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Sun
4 1 (2.22%) Talend
4 1 (2.22%) Sencha
4 1 (2.22%) DataFlux
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) BEA
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.22%) Reuters
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat