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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 30 14 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.22% 10.85% 19.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.63% 28.00% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 56
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£525 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £404 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
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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
57 50 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 42.22% 38.76% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 114
Average daily rate £525 £625 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 19 (43.18%) Java
3 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.82%) Banking
4 14 (31.82%) Degree
5 13 (29.55%) Front Office
6 12 (27.27%) Oracle
7 11 (25.00%) .NET
7 11 (25.00%) UNIX
7 11 (25.00%) Investment Banking
8 10 (22.73%) C#
9 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.45%) Linux
10 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
10 8 (18.18%) Maven
10 8 (18.18%) Derivative
10 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
10 8 (18.18%) Analytics
10 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
11 7 (15.91%) QA
11 7 (15.91%) TDD
11 7 (15.91%) Migration
11 7 (15.91%) XML
11 7 (15.91%) C++
12 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
12 6 (13.64%) VBA
12 6 (13.64%) MS Office
12 6 (13.64%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (11.36%) Confluence
1 5 (11.36%) SAS
1 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Global One
2 1 (2.27%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.82%) UniData
5 3 (6.82%) DB2
6 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.55%) FileMaker
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.27%) QlikView
7 1 (2.27%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Maven
2 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) JIRA
4 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.27%) Selenium
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.27%) NUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.27%) Rational Rose
5 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Banking
3 13 (29.55%) Front Office
4 11 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Author
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Author
7 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) ETL Developer
8 2 (4.55%) FileMaker Developer
8 2 (4.55%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior ETL Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) XML
3 6 (13.64%) Spring
4 5 (11.36%) REST
4 5 (11.36%) JMS
4 5 (11.36%) Web Services
5 4 (9.09%) XSL
5 4 (9.09%) SOAP
5 4 (9.09%) JTA
5 4 (9.09%) Java EE
5 4 (9.09%) JPA
6 2 (4.55%) J2SE
6 2 (4.55%) Swing
6 2 (4.55%) HTML
6 2 (4.55%) Middleware
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.55%) WCF
6 2 (4.55%) WPF
6 2 (4.55%) HTML5
7 1 (2.27%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Derivative
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Open Source
3 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (9.09%) Equities
3 4 (9.09%) Wiki
3 4 (9.09%) Credit Risk
4 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.82%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.55%) Replication
5 2 (4.55%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.55%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.27%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) UNIX
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
2 8 (18.18%) Analytics
3 7 (15.91%) TDD
3 7 (15.91%) Migration
4 6 (13.64%) OO
4 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (11.36%) OOP
6 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.82%) Data Management
7 3 (6.82%) Project Management
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) C#
3 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 7 (15.91%) C++
5 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.64%) VBA
6 3 (6.82%) UniBasic
6 3 (6.82%) Perl
6 3 (6.82%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) R
7 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Basel III
2 1 (2.27%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.09%) Solace
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) SunGard
5 2 (4.55%) Teradata
5 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.55%) Trayport
6 1 (2.27%) Tradeweb
6 1 (2.27%) Talarian
6 1 (2.27%) Actian
6 1 (2.27%) Perforce
6 1 (2.27%) OpenLink
6 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.27%) Sybase