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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 20 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.99% 16.13% 15.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.25% 71.43% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 37
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£475 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £425 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £643 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.66%
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
80 28 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 42.33% 22.58% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 17 101
Average daily rate £455 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 24 (51.06%) Finance
2 19 (40.43%) Oracle
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
3 14 (29.79%) Banking
3 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) Degree
3 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (25.53%) Front Office
4 12 (25.53%) Java
4 12 (25.53%) UNIX
5 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
5 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
6 10 (21.28%) Investment Banking
6 10 (21.28%) C#
7 9 (19.15%) .NET
7 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
7 9 (19.15%) Migration
8 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
8 8 (17.02%) QA
8 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
9 7 (14.89%) SDLC
9 7 (14.89%) Analytics
9 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (14.89%) Derivative
9 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
9 7 (14.89%) Linux
9 7 (14.89%) C++
9 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (6.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
3 1 (2.13%) LiveLink
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (12.77%) DB2
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.38%) UniData
6 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.26%) Data Mart
7 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.26%) Big Data
7 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.13%) Impala
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.13%) SQLPlus
8 1 (2.13%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Maven
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.26%) ERwin
4 1 (2.13%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.13%) NUnit
4 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.13%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 24 (51.06%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Banking
3 12 (25.53%) Front Office
4 10 (21.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Billing
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.77%) ETL Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior ETL Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Excel Developer
8 1 (2.13%) GUI Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) Spring
4 3 (6.38%) Middleware
5 2 (4.26%) WCF
5 2 (4.26%) JTA
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.26%) Java EE
5 2 (4.26%) XSL
5 2 (4.26%) Swing
5 2 (4.26%) J2SE
5 2 (4.26%) JMS
5 2 (4.26%) SOAP
5 2 (4.26%) Web Services
5 2 (4.26%) JPA
5 2 (4.26%) REST
5 2 (4.26%) HTML
6 1 (2.13%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.13%) iOS SDK
6 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.89%) Derivative
4 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.38%) Credit Risk
4 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.38%) Equities
5 2 (4.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
6 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) UNIX
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
3 9 (19.15%) Migration
4 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
4 7 (14.89%) Analytics
4 7 (14.89%) SDLC
5 6 (12.77%) Low Latency
5 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (12.77%) ETL
5 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.64%) TDD
6 5 (10.64%) ETL Development
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) SOA
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) OOP
7 4 (8.51%) OO
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) C#
3 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
4 7 (14.89%) C++
5 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
6 5 (10.64%) VBA
7 4 (8.51%) Perl
8 3 (6.38%) UniBasic
8 3 (6.38%) Python
9 2 (4.26%) VB
9 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.13%) ECMAScript
10 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Solace
4 3 (6.38%) SunGard
5 2 (4.26%) Sybase
5 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.26%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.26%) Teradata
6 1 (2.13%) Tradeweb
6 1 (2.13%) Perforce
6 1 (2.13%) Talarian
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) Sun
6 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
6 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.13%) Reuters