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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 20 26 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.70% 13.54% 27.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 31.71% 53.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 67
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£463 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
SQL
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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
52 82 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 46.02% 42.71% 51.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 60 131
Average daily rate £450 £572 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.32% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £425 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) PL/SQL
2 13 (34.21%) Oracle
3 12 (31.58%) Java
4 10 (26.32%) Finance
5 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.05%) .NET
5 8 (21.05%) HTML
6 7 (18.42%) XML
6 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
7 6 (15.79%) UNIX
7 6 (15.79%) MS Office
7 6 (15.79%) SAS
7 6 (15.79%) Degree
7 6 (15.79%) Atlassian
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
8 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Open Source
8 5 (13.16%) Confluence
8 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.16%) IBM
8 5 (13.16%) C#
8 5 (13.16%) Sybase
8 5 (13.16%) TDD
9 4 (10.53%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
9 4 (10.53%) SOA
9 4 (10.53%) ETL
9 4 (10.53%) Linux
9 4 (10.53%) UML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (15.79%) SAS
2 5 (13.16%) Confluence
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) GemFire
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS Project
4 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Endur
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LDAP
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.26%) SQLBase
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.26%) QlikView
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) HBase
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.63%) Impala
5 1 (2.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
1 3 (7.89%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.26%) RequisitePro
2 2 (5.26%) JUnit
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Rose
3 1 (2.63%) Toad
3 1 (2.63%) Ant
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Robot
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Author
2 5 (13.16%) Technical Author
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Report Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Data Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.26%) VB Developer
5 2 (5.26%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (5.26%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
1 8 (21.05%) HTML
2 7 (18.42%) XML
3 3 (7.89%) WPF
3 3 (7.89%) HTML5
3 3 (7.89%) ActiveX
3 3 (7.89%) XSD
3 3 (7.89%) XSL
3 3 (7.89%) CSS
3 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.26%) J2EE
4 2 (5.26%) JMS
4 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.26%) LINQ
4 2 (5.26%) WCF
4 2 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Open Source
2 4 (10.53%) Wiki
3 3 (7.89%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.26%) Equities
4 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.26%) Market Risk
4 2 (5.26%) Derivative
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.63%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) W3C
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) UNIX
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
2 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.16%) TDD
3 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) SOA
3 4 (10.53%) ETL
3 4 (10.53%) UML
3 4 (10.53%) OO
3 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (10.53%) Analytics
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.89%) BDD
4 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.89%) RAD
4 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.89%) Workflow
4 3 (7.89%) Scrum
4 3 (7.89%) Data Management
5 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) PL/SQL
2 12 (31.58%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.16%) C#
6 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.89%) VBScript
7 3 (7.89%) VB
7 3 (7.89%) VB6
8 2 (5.26%) VBA
8 2 (5.26%) C
9 1 (2.63%) Scala
9 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CFA
2 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) Basel III
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 5 (13.16%) IBM
3 5 (13.16%) Sybase
4 3 (7.89%) Jaspersoft
4 3 (7.89%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Cognos
6 1 (2.63%) OpenLink
6 1 (2.63%) Informatica
6 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.63%) Perforce