The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 547 967 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.33% 17.65% 17.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.83% 41.99% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 792 791
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £44.00 £25.65 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.53% -46.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -29.68%
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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1617 2303 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.27% 42.03% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1868 1991
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £46.80 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the City of London region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the City of London region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL.

1 476 (42.31%) Finance
2 362 (32.18%) SQL Server
3 278 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (23.64%) Banking
5 256 (22.76%) Oracle
6 225 (20.00%) .NET
7 217 (19.29%) C#
8 194 (17.24%) Java
9 170 (15.11%) Unix
10 169 (15.02%) T-SQL
11 165 (14.67%) Microsoft
12 160 (14.22%) Linux
13 150 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
14 149 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
15 139 (12.36%) Windows
16 137 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 126 (11.20%) TDD
18 124 (11.02%) Investment Banking
19 116 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 115 (10.22%) JavaScript
21 113 (10.04%) Front Office
22 110 (9.78%) ETL
23 105 (9.33%) XML
24 103 (9.16%) Migration
25 100 (8.89%) Scrum
25 100 (8.89%) PL/SQL
26 87 (7.73%) HTML
26 87 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
27 86 (7.64%) Oracle Database
27 86 (7.64%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.76%) IIS
3 27 (2.40%) SAS
4 26 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.69%) Apache
6 17 (1.51%) Node.js
6 17 (1.51%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.24%) Confluence
7 14 (1.24%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
9 10 (0.89%) CMS
9 10 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 9 (0.80%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.71%) Mule
12 7 (0.62%) IBM Domino
12 7 (0.62%) JBoss
13 6 (0.53%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.44%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 86 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.49%) MS Office
3 9 (0.80%) MS Project
3 9 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.36%) SPSS
7 1 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.089%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (1.51%) Markit EDM
2 13 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (0.71%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 8 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.36%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.18%) Loan IQ
9 2 (0.18%) Minerva
9 2 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.18%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.62%) IaaS
5 6 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.53%) GitHub
6 5 (0.44%) PaaS
7 4 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.36%) Office 365
8 3 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.18%) SaaS
10 1 (0.089%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.089%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.089%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.089%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.089%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.96%) HTTP
2 18 (1.60%) SAN
3 12 (1.07%) Firewall
4 9 (0.80%) Network Security
5 8 (0.71%) LDAP
5 8 (0.71%) NAS
6 7 (0.62%) DNS
6 7 (0.62%) WAN
7 6 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.44%) Internet
8 5 (0.44%) LAN
9 4 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.36%) FTP
9 4 (0.36%) PuTTY
10 3 (0.27%) DHCP
10 3 (0.27%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.27%) VPN
11 2 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 150 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 137 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 116 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 86 (7.64%) Oracle Database
6 73 (6.49%) Relational Database
6 73 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 73 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 63 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 57 (5.07%) NoSQL
9 46 (4.09%) MySQL
10 45 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 40 (3.56%) Big Data
12 36 (3.20%) QlikView
13 32 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
14 31 (2.76%) MongoDB
15 29 (2.58%) Hadoop
15 29 (2.58%) MS Access
15 29 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
16 28 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 55 (4.89%) JIRA
2 46 (4.09%) Git (software)
3 39 (3.47%) Jenkins
3 39 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (3.38%) Subversion
5 33 (2.93%) Visual Studio
6 31 (2.76%) Selenium
7 28 (2.49%) SpecFlow
8 27 (2.40%) Maven
9 24 (2.13%) Cucumber
10 22 (1.96%) TeamCity
11 18 (1.60%) NUnit
12 16 (1.42%) JUnit
13 12 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (1.07%) JMeter
13 12 (1.07%) MSTest
14 11 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.89%) Mockito
16 9 (0.80%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 476 (42.31%) Finance
2 266 (23.64%) Banking
3 124 (11.02%) Investment Banking
4 113 (10.04%) Front Office
5 43 (3.82%) Financial Institution
6 31 (2.76%) Marketing
7 25 (2.22%) Legal
8 22 (1.96%) Retail
9 19 (1.69%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.42%) Back Office
11 14 (1.24%) Law
12 12 (1.07%) Advertising
13 10 (0.89%) Games
13 10 (0.89%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.44%) Billing
15 3 (0.27%) German Language
15 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.18%) French Language
16 2 (0.18%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 519 (46.13%) Developer
2 250 (22.22%) Analyst
3 125 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 117 (10.40%) C# Developer
5 106 (9.42%) Senior Developer
6 105 (9.33%) Java Developer
7 75 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 70 (6.22%) Business Analyst
9 61 (5.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 60 (5.33%) DBA
11 56 (4.98%) Applications Support
12 51 (4.53%) Data Analyst
13 50 (4.44%) Consultant
14 46 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 46 (4.09%) SQL Analyst
15 44 (3.91%) Test Analyst
16 43 (3.82%) Support Analyst
17 39 (3.47%) Architect
17 39 (3.47%) SQL DBA
18 36 (3.20%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (20.00%) .NET
2 105 (9.33%) XML
3 87 (7.73%) HTML
4 75 (6.67%) CSS
5 72 (6.40%) ASP.NET
6 51 (4.53%) AngularJS
6 51 (4.53%) Spring
7 49 (4.36%) Web Services
8 48 (4.27%) .NET Framework
9 46 (4.09%) jQuery
10 41 (3.64%) REST
11 40 (3.56%) WCF
12 36 (3.20%) WPF
13 35 (3.11%) SOAP
14 34 (3.02%) JSON
15 32 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (2.84%) HTML5
16 30 (2.67%) FIX Protocol
17 27 (2.40%) RESTful
18 26 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (6.58%) Equities
3 72 (6.40%) Derivative
4 64 (5.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 60 (5.33%) Fixed Income
6 38 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 30 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.40%) Mathematics
8 27 (2.40%) Visualisation
9 25 (2.22%) Replication
10 22 (1.96%) Credit Risk
10 22 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.87%) Clustering
12 20 (1.78%) Data Structures
13 19 (1.69%) Hedge funds
14 17 (1.51%) Algorithms
14 17 (1.51%) Data Integration
14 17 (1.51%) NHS
15 16 (1.42%) Data Centre
15 16 (1.42%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 170 (15.11%) Unix
2 160 (14.22%) Linux
3 139 (12.36%) Windows
4 40 (3.56%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.84%) Solaris
6 21 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.89%) AIX
11 8 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.44%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.44%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.36%) Android
13 4 (0.36%) CentOS
14 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.27%) VMS
14 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
3 126 (11.20%) TDD
4 110 (9.78%) ETL
5 103 (9.16%) Migration
6 100 (8.89%) Scrum
7 82 (7.29%) Multithreading
8 71 (6.31%) Data Modelling
9 67 (5.96%) BDD
9 67 (5.96%) SDLC
10 64 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
11 61 (5.42%) Data Analysis
12 60 (5.33%) MVC
13 59 (5.24%) Analytics
14 53 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
15 50 (4.44%) OO
16 47 (4.18%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (4.00%) ITIL
18 44 (3.91%) Risk Management
19 43 (3.82%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 217 (19.29%) C#
2 194 (17.24%) Java
3 169 (15.02%) T-SQL
4 115 (10.22%) JavaScript
5 100 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 71 (6.31%) Shell Script
7 60 (5.33%) Python
8 50 (4.44%) VBA
9 47 (4.18%) Perl
9 47 (4.18%) PowerShell
10 42 (3.73%) C++
11 33 (2.93%) VB
12 21 (1.87%) Bash Shell
13 20 (1.78%) PHP
13 20 (1.78%) Ruby
13 20 (1.78%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.42%) R
15 14 (1.24%) C
15 14 (1.24%) VBScript
16 10 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 77 (6.84%) Degree
2 30 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.69%) ISEB
5 16 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.16%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.44%) CCNA
9 5 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.44%) PMP
10 4 (0.36%) MCSE
11 3 (0.27%) IBM Certification
11 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.27%) MCITP
11 3 (0.27%) OCP
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.27%) PhD
12 2 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.56%) QA
2 37 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.51%) SLA
4 9 (0.80%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.44%) MiFID
6 3 (0.27%) ISO20022
6 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) Basel II
7 2 (0.18%) Basel III
7 2 (0.18%) CDISC
7 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.18%) EMIR
7 2 (0.18%) GCP
8 1 (0.089%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.089%) COBIT
8 1 (0.089%) COSO
8 1 (0.089%) GAAP
8 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.089%) SDET
System Software
1 33 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (1.07%) Docker
5 9 (0.80%) RACF
6 7 (0.62%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.53%) etcd
7 6 (0.53%) flannel
8 5 (0.44%) Ceph
8 5 (0.44%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.36%) NFS
9 4 (0.36%) vCloud
9 4 (0.36%) vSphere
9 4 (0.36%) Xen
10 3 (0.27%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.27%) SRDF
11 2 (0.18%) HDFS
11 2 (0.18%) KVM
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.51%) Puppet
3 16 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (1.42%) SCOM
4 15 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.24%) Control-M
6 10 (0.89%) Ansible
6 10 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (0.71%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.71%) zSecure
8 7 (0.62%) logstash
9 6 (0.53%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.53%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (0.53%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.53%) Nagios
9 6 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.44%) Graphite
10 5 (0.44%) SCCM
10 5 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 256 (22.76%) Oracle
2 165 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 57 (5.07%) Sybase
4 39 (3.47%) Tableau
5 35 (3.11%) VMware
6 29 (2.58%) IBM
7 23 (2.04%) SAP
8 21 (1.87%) HP
8 21 (1.87%) Informatica
8 21 (1.87%) Red Hat
9 18 (1.60%) Bloomberg
10 14 (1.24%) Cisco
10 14 (1.24%) Remedy
10 14 (1.24%) Reuters
10 14 (1.24%) Siebel
11 13 (1.16%) Murex
11 13 (1.16%) Veritas
11 13 (1.16%) WorldPay
12 12 (1.07%) ServiceNow
12 12 (1.07%) Teradata
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