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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 20 21 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 16.53% 12.28% 21.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.51% 30.43% 55.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 50
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£520 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £578 £651
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 £30.00 £26.60 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
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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
43 69 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 35.54% 40.35% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 105
Average daily rate £510 £638 £572
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £775 £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 £35.00 £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 April 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 April 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 17 (45.95%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 10 (27.03%) Linux
4 9 (24.32%) UNIX
4 9 (24.32%) PL/SQL
4 9 (24.32%) Banking
4 9 (24.32%) Degree
5 8 (21.62%) Investment Banking
5 8 (21.62%) Migration
5 8 (21.62%) .NET
6 7 (18.92%) C#
6 7 (18.92%) XML
6 7 (18.92%) MS Office
6 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
6 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Analytics
6 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
7 6 (16.22%) Open Source
7 6 (16.22%) C++
7 6 (16.22%) Front Office
7 6 (16.22%) Maven
7 6 (16.22%) QA
8 5 (13.51%) Derivative
8 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.51%) SOAP
8 5 (13.51%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (13.51%) WebLogic
1 5 (13.51%) SAS
1 5 (13.51%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.41%) FileMaker
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.41%) SQLBase
5 2 (5.41%) Big Data
6 1 (2.70%) Impala
6 1 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.70%) HBase
6 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (16.22%) Maven
2 4 (10.81%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Ant
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Rational Robot
4 1 (2.70%) RequisitePro
4 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.70%) Rational Rose
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 8 (21.62%) Investment Banking
4 6 (16.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Data Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Author
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Author
6 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) FileMaker Developer
7 1 (2.70%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Flex Developer
7 1 (2.70%) RAD Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Data Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) XML
3 5 (13.51%) SOAP
3 5 (13.51%) Web Services
3 5 (13.51%) JMS
3 5 (13.51%) REST
4 4 (10.81%) Java EE
4 4 (10.81%) JPA
4 4 (10.81%) XSL
4 4 (10.81%) Spring
4 4 (10.81%) JTA
5 3 (8.11%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) Swing
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.70%) Akka
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.70%) WPF
7 1 (2.70%) FpML
7 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Open Source
2 5 (13.51%) Derivative
2 5 (13.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
3 4 (10.81%) Wiki
4 3 (8.11%) Equities
5 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.41%) Replication
5 2 (5.41%) Fixed Income
5 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Migration
3 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Analytics
4 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.81%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) OO
5 4 (10.81%) TDD
6 3 (8.11%) Data Management
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) OOP
6 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.41%) RAD
7 2 (5.41%) UML
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) PL/SQL
3 7 (18.92%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
4 6 (16.22%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.11%) VBA
6 2 (5.41%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) R
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CFA
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.70%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Atlassian
3 4 (10.81%) Sybase
4 2 (5.41%) Trayport
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) Tradeweb
5 1 (2.70%) Teradata
5 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.70%) OpenLink
5 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) HP