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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 27 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.93% 12.68% 28.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 71.43% 27.27% 62.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 68
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£475 £572 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.95% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £321 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.13 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +2.99%
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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
21 99 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.10% 46.48% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 74 106
Average daily rate £550 £598 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.94% +8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £619
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 £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 21 August 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 21 August 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 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 14 (42.42%) Finance
3 13 (39.39%) ETL
4 9 (27.27%) XML
4 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (27.27%) Degree
5 8 (24.24%) Java
5 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Analytics
7 6 (18.18%) Cognos
7 6 (18.18%) SAS
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (18.18%) Data Integration
7 6 (18.18%) Big Data
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (15.15%) HTML
8 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
8 5 (15.15%) JSON
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
9 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (12.12%) FTP
9 4 (12.12%) HTTP
9 4 (12.12%) Workflow
9 4 (12.12%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (18.18%) SAS
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Documentum
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.03%) Mule
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) FTP
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.18%) Big Data
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
6 3 (9.09%) Base SAS
6 3 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
7 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (6.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (6.06%) Star Schema
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.03%) FileMaker
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Jtest
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.03%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) ETL Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Data Integration Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SAS Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Fraud Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) XML
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) JSON
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) J2EE
4 2 (6.06%) JSP
4 2 (6.06%) ActiveX
4 2 (6.06%) WCF
4 2 (6.06%) WPF
4 2 (6.06%) LINQ
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.03%) DHTML
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) CSS3
5 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.03%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.06%) Open Source
4 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.06%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ETL
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Analytics
4 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.12%) Data Transformation
4 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Workflow
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Data Management
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Information Retrieval
6 2 (6.06%) MapReduce
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
1 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) VB6
4 2 (6.06%) Scala
4 2 (6.06%) R
4 2 (6.06%) VBScript
4 2 (6.06%) VB
4 2 (6.06%) VBA
4 2 (6.06%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) PeopleCode
5 1 (3.03%) SQR
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Cognos
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Sybase
5 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Teradata
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.03%) TSYS