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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 25 20 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 14.12% 20.41% 17.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.47% 71.43% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 46
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£475 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £643 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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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
77 28 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 43.50% 28.57% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 18 101
Average daily rate £475 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £433 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £648 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 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 3 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 25 (54.35%) Finance
2 19 (41.30%) Oracle
3 14 (30.43%) Java
3 14 (30.43%) Banking
3 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (28.26%) Degree
5 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (26.09%) Front Office
5 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 12 (26.09%) UNIX
6 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
7 10 (21.74%) QA
7 10 (21.74%) .NET
7 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
7 10 (21.74%) Migration
7 10 (21.74%) Investment Banking
8 9 (19.57%) C#
9 8 (17.39%) Linux
9 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
9 8 (17.39%) SDLC
10 7 (15.22%) Analytics
10 7 (15.22%) Derivative
10 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.22%) XML
10 7 (15.22%) C++
10 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
11 6 (13.04%) VBA
11 6 (13.04%) DB2
11 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (6.52%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) LiveLink
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) DB2
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.52%) UniData
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.35%) Data Mart
6 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.17%) SQLPlus
7 1 (2.17%) FileMaker
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Maven
2 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.35%) ERwin
4 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.17%) NUnit
4 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.17%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 25 (54.35%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Banking
3 12 (26.09%) Front Office
4 10 (21.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) ETL Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior ETL Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Core Java Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Testing Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) XML
3 5 (10.87%) Spring
4 3 (6.52%) JTA
4 3 (6.52%) Java EE
4 3 (6.52%) XSL
4 3 (6.52%) SOAP
4 3 (6.52%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) JMS
4 3 (6.52%) JPA
4 3 (6.52%) REST
5 2 (4.35%) Swing
5 2 (4.35%) J2SE
5 2 (4.35%) WCF
5 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.35%) Middleware
6 1 (2.17%) FpML
6 1 (2.17%) WPF
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
3 7 (15.22%) Derivative
4 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.52%) Credit Risk
4 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.52%) Equities
5 2 (4.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Replication
6 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) UNIX
2 8 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Migration
2 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
3 8 (17.39%) SDLC
4 7 (15.22%) Analytics
5 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 5 (10.87%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) ETL
6 5 (10.87%) Low Latency
6 5 (10.87%) ETL Development
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
7 4 (8.70%) SOA
7 4 (8.70%) OOP
7 4 (8.70%) OO
7 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) C#
3 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 7 (15.22%) C++
4 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.04%) VBA
6 4 (8.70%) Perl
7 3 (6.52%) UniBasic
7 3 (6.52%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.17%) ECMAScript
9 1 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Solace
4 3 (6.52%) SunGard
5 2 (4.35%) Trayport
5 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.35%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.35%) Teradata
6 1 (2.17%) Tradeweb
6 1 (2.17%) Perforce
6 1 (2.17%) Talarian
6 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.17%) Reuters
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe
6 1 (2.17%) Sun
6 1 (2.17%) Sybase
6 1 (2.17%) Business Objects