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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 19.66% 18.29% 15.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.49% 40.00% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 9
Median daily rate £400 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £475 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £585 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -29.68%
SQL
London

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
43 75 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 36.75% 45.73% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 23
Median daily rate £500 £520 £595
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -12.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £562 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016, 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 15 (37.50%) Finance
1 15 (37.50%) Banking
2 13 (32.50%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle
3 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
5 9 (22.50%) ETL
5 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (17.50%) XML
7 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (15.00%) Windows
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 5 (12.50%) C#
9 5 (12.50%) .NET
9 5 (12.50%) DB2
9 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 4 (10.00%) ETL Development
10 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
10 4 (10.00%) High Availability
10 4 (10.00%) Visualisation
10 4 (10.00%) Release Management

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 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.00%) Jetty
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Global One
1 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (12.50%) DB2
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (5.00%) FileMaker
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (5.00%) QlikView
8 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.50%) Spotfire
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Maven
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
3 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Log4j
3 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (37.50%) Banking
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Front Office
4 3 (7.50%) Back Office
5 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) SQL Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Senior SQL Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
5 5 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 4 (10.00%) ETL Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior ETL Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Fidessa Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Fidessa Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) XML
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (7.50%) JSON
5 2 (5.00%) ELK Stack
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
5 2 (5.00%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware
5 2 (5.00%) Spring
5 2 (5.00%) WCF
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
5 2 (5.00%) WPF
6 1 (2.50%) Ajax
6 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.50%) JAXB
6 1 (2.50%) JMX
6 1 (2.50%) WinForms
6 1 (2.50%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Equities
2 4 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) Fintech
3 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.50%) Tandem
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
1 9 (22.50%) ETL
2 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.00%) ETL Development
4 4 (10.00%) High Availability
4 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (10.00%) OO
4 4 (10.00%) Release Management
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) Scrum
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Web Development
6 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) C#
2 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) C++
4 3 (7.50%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) Tcl
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.50%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) R
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) SPARQL
6 1 (2.50%) VB6
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) MCSE
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
1 2 (5.00%) Control-M
1 2 (5.00%) Kibana
1 2 (5.00%) logstash
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Fidessa
3 3 (7.50%) Sybase
3 3 (7.50%) Tableau
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.50%) Sencha