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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.97% 23.08% 8.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.59% 56.60% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 6
Average daily rate £480 £525 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £475 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £32.63
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -23.37%
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
54 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 42.19% 40.77% 36.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 40
Average daily rate £525 £525 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £376 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £591 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 April 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 29 April 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 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Banking
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 11 (28.21%) Oracle
5 10 (25.64%) Java
5 10 (25.64%) Data Modelling
6 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.95%) ETL
8 7 (17.95%) XML
8 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.95%) Investment Banking
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (15.38%) C#
9 6 (15.38%) Perl
9 6 (15.38%) DB2
9 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
10 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (12.82%) Front Office
10 5 (12.82%) Back Office
10 5 (12.82%) Equities
10 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
10 5 (12.82%) High Availability
11 4 (10.26%) ETL Development
11 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (5.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) MediaWiki
2 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.56%) nginx
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Global One
1 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) BGP
2 1 (2.56%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) IPsec
2 1 (2.56%) IPv6
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) OSPF
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.38%) DB2
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.13%) FileMaker
6 2 (5.13%) MySQL
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.13%) QlikView
6 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.56%) MS Access
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.56%) Ant
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.56%) Hudson
3 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Log4j
3 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.82%) Back Office
4 5 (12.82%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior SQL Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (12.82%) SQL BI Developer
6 5 (12.82%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (10.26%) ETL Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior ETL Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (10.26%) SSRS Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
8 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Fidessa Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Fidessa Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) XML
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) JSON
4 2 (5.13%) Middleware
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
4 2 (5.13%) WCF
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) WPF
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.56%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) JDBC
5 1 (2.56%) JMX
5 1 (2.56%) JSP
5 1 (2.56%) LAMP
5 1 (2.56%) Servlets
5 1 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Equities
3 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.69%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.56%) Fintech
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) CentOS
4 1 (2.56%) Debian
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Data Modelling
2 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (17.95%) ETL
4 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.82%) High Availability
5 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps
5 4 (10.26%) ETL Development
5 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Contact Management
7 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) Perl
2 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.69%) C++
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) Tcl
4 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.69%) VB
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) R
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) Scala
6 1 (2.56%) SPARQL
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
6 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) CCNA
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) MCSE
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) iptables
2 1 (2.56%) Postfix
2 1 (2.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Control-M
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Sybase
4 3 (7.69%) Fidessa
4 3 (7.69%) Tableau
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Sencha