The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 26 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 14.05% 16.24% 14.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.71% 65.52% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 26
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£475 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £423 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.13 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 29 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 44.32% 24.79% 51.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 16 82
Average daily rate £500 £550 £615
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 32 (57.14%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) Oracle
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (35.71%) Banking
4 18 (32.14%) Java
5 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
6 16 (28.57%) Degree
6 16 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (23.21%) Data Modelling
7 13 (23.21%) Front Office
8 12 (21.43%) C#
8 12 (21.43%) Investment Banking
8 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
9 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
9 11 (19.64%) .NET
9 11 (19.64%) UNIX
10 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 10 (17.86%) Derivative
11 9 (16.07%) QA
11 9 (16.07%) TDD
11 9 (16.07%) Migration
12 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
12 8 (14.29%) OO
12 8 (14.29%) Multithreading
13 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (12.50%) Spring
13 7 (12.50%) JIRA
13 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (12.50%) Linux
13 7 (12.50%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (5.36%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.71%) DB2
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 4 (7.14%) Big Data
7 3 (5.36%) UniData
7 3 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.57%) Data Mart
8 2 (3.57%) HBase
8 2 (3.57%) Impala
8 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.79%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) JIRA
2 5 (8.93%) Maven
2 5 (8.93%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) JBehave
4 2 (3.57%) Mockito
4 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.57%) jMock
4 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.57%) ERwin
4 2 (3.57%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.79%) NUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Ant
5 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.79%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) Hudson
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (57.14%) Finance
2 20 (35.71%) Banking
3 13 (23.21%) Front Office
4 12 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Billing
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) ETL Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior ETL Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) XML
2 7 (12.50%) Spring
3 5 (8.93%) Middleware
3 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.14%) HTML
5 3 (5.36%) J2EE
5 3 (5.36%) Swing
5 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.57%) WCF
6 2 (3.57%) Akka
6 2 (3.57%) JTA
6 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.57%) JPA
6 2 (3.57%) J2SE
6 2 (3.57%) JMS
6 2 (3.57%) CSS
6 2 (3.57%) JDBC
6 2 (3.57%) JMX
7 1 (1.79%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
3 10 (17.86%) Derivative
4 5 (8.93%) Equities
5 4 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (7.14%) Credit Risk
6 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
6 3 (5.36%) N-Tier
6 3 (5.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (3.57%) User Experience
7 2 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
7 2 (3.57%) Reference Data
7 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.79%) PMI
8 1 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) UNIX
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) Data Modelling
3 9 (16.07%) TDD
3 9 (16.07%) Migration
4 8 (14.29%) OO
4 8 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.50%) ETL
5 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.50%) Analytics
6 6 (10.71%) Low Latency
6 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.71%) SDLC
6 6 (10.71%) OOP
6 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) Time Management
7 5 (8.93%) ETL Development
8 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) Java
2 12 (21.43%) C#
3 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.50%) C++
5 6 (10.71%) Perl
5 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.93%) VBA
6 5 (8.93%) Python
7 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.36%) UniBasic
9 2 (3.57%) Scala
9 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.57%) VB
10 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.79%) Clojure
10 1 (1.79%) R
10 1 (1.79%) Korn
10 1 (1.79%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) Solace
4 3 (5.36%) Perforce
4 3 (5.36%) Sybase
4 3 (5.36%) SunGard
5 2 (3.57%) Teradata
5 2 (3.57%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.79%) Talarian
6 1 (1.79%) Actimize
6 1 (1.79%) Tradeweb
6 1 (1.79%) Thunderhead
6 1 (1.79%) Informatica
6 1 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.79%) Apple
6 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.79%) Reuters
6 1 (1.79%) Cognos
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe