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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 26 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.80% 14.40% 18.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.83% 42.86% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 12
Median daily rate £575 £480 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £701 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.61% -24.93%

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
58 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 46.40% 33.60% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 27
Median daily rate £573 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £376 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £701 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for SQL.

1 33 (63.46%) Finance
2 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 20 (38.46%) Java
4 16 (30.77%) Linux
5 15 (28.85%) OO
5 15 (28.85%) XML
6 13 (25.00%) Sybase
6 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 12 (23.08%) Unix
7 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 11 (21.15%) Oracle
8 11 (21.15%) Data Modelling
9 10 (19.23%) Front Office
9 10 (19.23%) Investment Banking
9 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (17.31%) DevOps
10 9 (17.31%) Logical Data Model
10 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
10 9 (17.31%) HTML
10 9 (17.31%) DB2
11 8 (15.38%) Perl
11 8 (15.38%) Degree
11 8 (15.38%) Spring
11 8 (15.38%) SDLC
11 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
12 7 (13.46%) CSS
12 7 (13.46%) Python
13 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
13 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.77%) Confluence
2 3 (5.77%) JBoss
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) SAS
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.92%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.77%) MS Office
3 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.92%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) IaaS
1 3 (5.77%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) DHCP
1 3 (5.77%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.85%) LDAP
2 2 (3.85%) Network Security
2 2 (3.85%) TACACS
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) FCoE
3 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) Multicast
3 1 (1.92%) NAS
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (17.31%) DB2
3 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.77%) Big Data
6 3 (5.77%) Data Mining
6 3 (5.77%) HBase
7 2 (3.85%) Base SAS
7 2 (3.85%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.92%) MS Access
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.92%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
1 4 (7.69%) Selenium
2 3 (5.77%) JUnit
3 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.85%) Grunt
3 2 (3.85%) gulp
3 2 (3.85%) JBehave
3 2 (3.85%) jspm
3 2 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.92%) Ant
4 1 (1.92%) ERwin
4 1 (1.92%) Gradle
4 1 (1.92%) Hudson
4 1 (1.92%) Maven
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (63.46%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 10 (19.23%) Front Office
3 10 (19.23%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) German Language
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 7 (13.46%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Perl Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Platform Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Software Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) XML
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
3 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 8 (15.38%) Spring
4 7 (13.46%) CSS
5 6 (11.54%) J2EE
5 6 (11.54%) SOAP
6 5 (9.62%) JSON
6 5 (9.62%) REST
7 4 (7.69%) HTML5
8 3 (5.77%) .NET
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.77%) jQuery
8 3 (5.77%) Protocol Buffers
9 2 (3.85%) Apache Avro
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.85%) COM+
9 2 (3.85%) Middleware
9 2 (3.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.77%) CMDB
4 3 (5.77%) Derivative
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) Reference Data
4 3 (5.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.85%) Equities
5 2 (3.85%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.85%) iSeries
5 2 (3.85%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (3.85%) Tandem
6 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.92%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.92%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Replication
6 1 (1.92%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Unix
3 5 (9.62%) Solaris
4 4 (7.69%) Windows
5 3 (5.77%) Android
5 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.85%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) OO
3 11 (21.15%) Data Modelling
4 9 (17.31%) DevOps
4 9 (17.31%) Logical Data Model
5 8 (15.38%) SDLC
6 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (11.54%) Open Source
6 6 (11.54%) SOA
6 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.62%) ETL
7 5 (9.62%) High-Frequency Trading
7 5 (9.62%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (9.62%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 5 (9.62%) Scrum
7 5 (9.62%) UML
7 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Coaching
8 4 (7.69%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.38%) Perl
4 7 (13.46%) Python
5 4 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (5.77%) C++
6 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.77%) VB
7 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 2 (3.85%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.92%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.92%) R
8 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) ISEB
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.92%) EMIR
2 1 (1.92%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) NFS
2 2 (3.85%) RACF
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) KVM
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.92%) SRDF
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Ansible
1 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Sybase
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe
3 3 (5.77%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.77%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.77%) SaltStack
4 2 (3.85%) Informatica
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) Tableau
4 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.92%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) EMC
5 1 (1.92%) hybris
5 1 (1.92%) Intel
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) Perforce
5 1 (1.92%) VMware