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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 30 17 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.52% 15.45% 20.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.10% 48.57% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 62
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£525 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £349 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £680 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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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
73 35 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 45.06% 31.82% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 125
Average daily rate £520 £595 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £346 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 17 (36.17%) Oracle
4 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.79%) Degree
5 13 (27.66%) Banking
6 12 (25.53%) Front Office
6 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
7 11 (23.40%) .NET
7 11 (23.40%) UNIX
7 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
7 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (21.28%) SDLC
8 10 (21.28%) C#
8 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
8 10 (21.28%) Investment Banking
9 9 (19.15%) Migration
10 8 (17.02%) Derivative
10 8 (17.02%) Linux
10 8 (17.02%) Analytics
10 8 (17.02%) QA
10 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
11 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
11 7 (14.89%) XML
11 7 (14.89%) C++
11 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL
11 7 (14.89%) VBA
11 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
11 7 (14.89%) Maven
11 7 (14.89%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (8.51%) SAS
1 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (6.38%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Global One
2 1 (2.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.77%) DB2
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.38%) UniData
7 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.26%) Big Data
8 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.13%) Impala
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.13%) HBase
8 1 (2.13%) QlikView
8 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Maven
2 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
4 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.13%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.13%) ERwin
5 1 (2.13%) Rational Rose
5 1 (2.13%) NUnit
General
1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Banking
3 12 (25.53%) Front Office
4 10 (21.28%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.13%) Back Office
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Senior ETL Developer
5 5 (10.64%) ETL Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Author
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Author
7 2 (4.26%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.26%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Core Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.13%) FileMaker Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) XML
3 6 (12.77%) Spring
4 5 (10.64%) REST
4 5 (10.64%) Web Services
4 5 (10.64%) JMS
5 4 (8.51%) JTA
5 4 (8.51%) XSL
5 4 (8.51%) SOAP
5 4 (8.51%) JPA
5 4 (8.51%) Java EE
6 3 (6.38%) HTML
7 2 (4.26%) J2SE
7 2 (4.26%) Middleware
7 2 (4.26%) Swing
7 2 (4.26%) HTML5
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.26%) WCF
7 2 (4.26%) WPF
8 1 (2.13%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Derivative
3 4 (8.51%) Equities
3 4 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.51%) Credit Risk
4 3 (6.38%) Wiki
4 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Replication
5 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.26%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) UNIX
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) SDLC
2 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
3 9 (19.15%) Migration
4 8 (17.02%) Analytics
4 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
5 7 (14.89%) TDD
6 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
6 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.77%) OO
6 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.64%) Open Source
7 5 (10.64%) Low Latency
7 5 (10.64%) ETL
7 5 (10.64%) OOP
7 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) SOA
8 4 (8.51%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) C++
3 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL
3 7 (14.89%) VBA
3 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.38%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) UniBasic
5 1 (2.13%) Scala
5 1 (2.13%) R
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Solace
4 3 (6.38%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.38%) SunGard
5 2 (4.26%) Teradata
5 2 (4.26%) Trayport
5 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.13%) Actian
6 1 (2.13%) Talarian
6 1 (2.13%) Tradeweb
6 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.13%) OpenLink
6 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
6 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.13%) Sun
6 1 (2.13%) Perforce