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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.38% 17.82% 15.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.90% 45.00% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 18
Average daily rate £500 £515 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £660 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
39 40 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 31.71% 39.60% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 62
Average daily rate £475 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £705 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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 27 (58.70%) Banking
2 24 (52.17%) Finance
3 18 (39.13%) Java
4 16 (34.78%) Investment Banking
5 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 13 (28.26%) Perl
7 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (23.91%) Front Office
8 11 (23.91%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
9 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (21.74%) Sybase
9 10 (21.74%) XML
10 9 (19.57%) DB2
10 9 (19.57%) C#
10 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
10 9 (19.57%) Equities
10 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
11 8 (17.39%) Linux
12 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
12 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
12 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
12 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (13.04%) Derivative
13 6 (13.04%) Degree
13 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
13 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
13 6 (13.04%) Workflow

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (6.52%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.35%) JBoss
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) BGP
3 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Intranet
3 1 (2.17%) IPsec
3 1 (2.17%) IPv6
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) Multicast
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) OSPF
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
3 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (19.57%) DB2
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (10.87%) Big Data
5 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (8.70%) MS Access
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
7 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (6.52%) QlikView
7 3 (6.52%) Spotfire
8 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.17%) Impala
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) Maven
2 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.35%) Hudson
3 2 (4.35%) JBehave
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) jMock
3 2 (4.35%) Mockito
4 1 (2.17%) Ant
4 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (58.70%) Banking
2 24 (52.17%) Finance
3 16 (34.78%) Investment Banking
4 11 (23.91%) Front Office
5 5 (10.87%) Back Office
6 2 (4.35%) Marketing
6 2 (4.35%) Retail
7 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.17%) Legal
7 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) SQL Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.87%) DBA
6 5 (10.87%) Senior SQL Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior DBA
7 4 (8.70%) Senior SQL DBA
7 4 (8.70%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Fidessa Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Production Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Fidessa Developer
8 3 (6.52%) SQL BI Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) XML
2 6 (13.04%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) .NET
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
3 5 (10.87%) Spring
4 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 3 (6.52%) Akka
5 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.52%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (6.52%) Gherkin
5 3 (6.52%) JMS
5 3 (6.52%) WCF
5 3 (6.52%) XSL
6 2 (4.35%) HTML5
6 2 (4.35%) J2EE
6 2 (4.35%) JDBC
6 2 (4.35%) JMX
6 2 (4.35%) JPA
6 2 (4.35%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.57%) Equities
3 6 (13.04%) Derivative
4 5 (10.87%) Clustering
4 5 (10.87%) Replication
5 4 (8.70%) SWIFT
6 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
7 2 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (4.35%) User Experience
7 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.17%) Fintech
8 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
8 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
8 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
8 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) CentOS
4 1 (2.17%) Debian
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
4 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.04%) Workflow
7 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (10.87%) ETL
7 5 (10.87%) OO
7 5 (10.87%) Time Management
8 4 (8.70%) Analytics
8 4 (8.70%) Change Control
8 4 (8.70%) Change Management
8 4 (8.70%) Contact Management
8 4 (8.70%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (8.70%) Database Security
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) Perl
3 9 (19.57%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.87%) C++
6 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.70%) VBA
8 3 (6.52%) Python
8 3 (6.52%) Scala
8 3 (6.52%) Tcl
9 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.35%) PHP
9 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.35%) R
9 2 (4.35%) VB
10 1 (2.17%) Clojure
10 1 (2.17%) Korn
10 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.17%) EMIR
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
1 1 (2.17%) iptables
1 1 (2.17%) Postfix
1 1 (2.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Control-M
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Sybase
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) DevExpress
4 3 (6.52%) Fidessa
4 3 (6.52%) Syncfusion
5 2 (4.35%) Perforce
6 1 (2.17%) Actimize
6 1 (2.17%) Informatica
6 1 (2.17%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Solace
6 1 (2.17%) Thunderhead