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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
London / City of London
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 492 510 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.79% 16.70% 18.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.15% 37.72% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 406 763
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +13.63%

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
1484 1352 2311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.63% 44.28% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1116 1900
Median daily rate £475 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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.

1 375 (34.09%) Finance
2 345 (31.36%) SQL Server
3 344 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
4 233 (21.18%) Banking
5 219 (19.91%) C#
6 210 (19.09%) Oracle
7 209 (19.00%) .NET
8 200 (18.18%) Java
9 173 (15.73%) Microsoft
10 170 (15.45%) T-SQL
11 167 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
12 156 (14.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 151 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
14 142 (12.91%) JavaScript
15 139 (12.64%) ETL
16 137 (12.45%) Linux
17 133 (12.09%) TDD
18 132 (12.00%) Windows
19 131 (11.91%) Data Modelling
20 124 (11.27%) Unix
20 124 (11.27%) HTML
21 119 (10.82%) Scrum
22 117 (10.64%) Python
22 117 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 105 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
24 101 (9.18%) XML
25 100 (9.09%) Degree
26 94 (8.55%) Web Services
27 91 (8.27%) MS Excel
28 89 (8.09%) Big Data

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 42 (3.82%) Apache Spark
2 35 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 34 (3.09%) IIS
4 33 (3.00%) SAS
5 31 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 28 (2.55%) Tomcat
7 22 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (1.27%) Confluence
9 13 (1.18%) Apache
10 10 (0.91%) Apache Pig
11 9 (0.82%) JBoss
11 9 (0.82%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.55%) Mule
14 5 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.36%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.36%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 91 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.73%) MS Office
3 16 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.09%) SPSS
5 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.27%) MS Project
8 2 (0.18%) HipChat
9 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.091%) Weka
Business Applications
1 20 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.09%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.55%) Minerva
4 5 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.36%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.27%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.18%) Global One
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.18%) Summit
7 2 (0.18%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.18%) Tesseract
7 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.18%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 68 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.55%) GitHub
4 10 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.91%) TestFlight
5 8 (0.73%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.45%) IaaS
6 5 (0.45%) Office 365
7 4 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.36%) SaaS
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.27%) PaaS
9 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.091%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.091%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.091%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.73%) HTTP
2 24 (2.18%) Firewall
3 15 (1.36%) Internet
3 15 (1.36%) Network Security
4 14 (1.27%) FTP
5 12 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.82%) LAN
7 8 (0.73%) DNS
7 8 (0.73%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.73%) WAN
8 7 (0.64%) LDAP
9 6 (0.55%) Intranet
9 6 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (0.45%) SAN
10 5 (0.45%) SSH
11 4 (0.36%) SSL
12 3 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.27%) DHCP
12 3 (0.27%) SMS
12 3 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (31.36%) SQL Server
2 156 (14.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 151 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
4 117 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 89 (8.09%) Big Data
6 85 (7.73%) Hadoop
7 81 (7.36%) Relational Database
8 72 (6.55%) NoSQL
9 71 (6.45%) Oracle Database
10 69 (6.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 67 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 52 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 34 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
14 32 (2.91%) MongoDB
14 32 (2.91%) MySQL
15 31 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
16 30 (2.73%) Apache Hive
17 27 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
18 25 (2.27%) Data Mining
19 24 (2.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 81 (7.36%) Git (software)
2 72 (6.55%) JIRA
3 50 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 39 (3.55%) Maven
4 39 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (3.18%) Subversion
6 30 (2.73%) Selenium
7 28 (2.55%) NUnit
8 27 (2.45%) MSTest
9 23 (2.09%) JUnit
10 22 (2.00%) Visual Studio
11 20 (1.82%) Cucumber
12 17 (1.55%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.18%) SpecFlow
14 12 (1.09%) Mockito
14 12 (1.09%) MSBuild
15 10 (0.91%) Ant
15 10 (0.91%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.82%) ERwin
16 9 (0.82%) HP UFT
General
1 375 (34.09%) Finance
2 233 (21.18%) Banking
3 87 (7.91%) Front Office
4 73 (6.64%) Investment Banking
5 55 (5.00%) Marketing
6 44 (4.00%) Retail
7 42 (3.82%) Financial Institution
8 38 (3.45%) Back Office
9 33 (3.00%) Legal
10 10 (0.91%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.82%) Advertising
11 9 (0.82%) Law
12 8 (0.73%) Games
13 7 (0.64%) International Banking
14 6 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.36%) French Language
15 4 (0.36%) Publishing
15 4 (0.36%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.27%) Billing
16 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 501 (45.55%) Developer
2 274 (24.91%) Analyst
3 123 (11.18%) SQL Developer
4 95 (8.64%) C# Developer
5 91 (8.27%) Senior Developer
6 88 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 75 (6.82%) Data Analyst
8 69 (6.27%) .NET Developer
9 66 (6.00%) Architect
10 52 (4.73%) SQL Analyst
11 51 (4.64%) Business Analyst
12 49 (4.45%) Support Analyst
13 45 (4.09%) Applications Support
14 44 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
15 37 (3.36%) Consultant
16 36 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 34 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
18 32 (2.91%) DBA
19 27 (2.45%) Administrator
19 27 (2.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (19.00%) .NET
2 124 (11.27%) HTML
3 101 (9.18%) XML
4 94 (8.55%) Web Services
5 79 (7.18%) ASP.NET
6 74 (6.73%) AngularJS
6 74 (6.73%) CSS
7 70 (6.36%) REST
8 62 (5.64%) jQuery
9 55 (5.00%) SOAP
10 53 (4.82%) .NET Framework
11 52 (4.73%) Spring
12 51 (4.64%) WCF
13 50 (4.55%) HTML5
13 50 (4.55%) JSON
14 41 (3.73%) WPF
15 39 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
17 36 (3.27%) RESTful
18 30 (2.73%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.64%) Equities
2 51 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 47 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 47 (4.27%) Fixed Income
4 45 (4.09%) Mathematics
5 41 (3.73%) Statistics
6 40 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 36 (3.27%) Derivative
8 29 (2.64%) Data Structures
9 28 (2.55%) Credit Risk
10 27 (2.45%) Visualisation
11 23 (2.09%) Market Risk
12 22 (2.00%) Algorithms
13 21 (1.91%) Data Integration
14 20 (1.82%) Data Centre
14 20 (1.82%) User Experience
15 19 (1.73%) Fintech
16 18 (1.64%) Mobile App
17 14 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 137 (12.45%) Linux
2 132 (12.00%) Windows
3 124 (11.27%) Unix
4 32 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.09%) Solaris
9 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.36%) AIX
10 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.27%) Android
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.091%) CentOS
13 1 (0.091%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.091%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
3 139 (12.64%) ETL
4 133 (12.09%) TDD
5 131 (11.91%) Data Modelling
6 119 (10.82%) Scrum
7 86 (7.82%) MVC
7 86 (7.82%) SDLC
8 85 (7.73%) Analytics
9 67 (6.09%) BDD
10 66 (6.00%) Data Analysis
11 63 (5.73%) DevOps
12 61 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (5.09%) E-Commerce
14 53 (4.82%) Asset Management
15 52 (4.73%) Data Management
15 52 (4.73%) OO
16 51 (4.64%) Software Engineering
17 49 (4.45%) Unit Testing
18 47 (4.27%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 219 (19.91%) C#
2 200 (18.18%) Java
3 170 (15.45%) T-SQL
4 142 (12.91%) JavaScript
5 117 (10.64%) Python
6 64 (5.82%) PL/SQL
7 57 (5.18%) R
8 54 (4.91%) Shell Script
9 44 (4.00%) VBA
10 43 (3.91%) PowerShell
11 41 (3.73%) C++
12 37 (3.36%) Scala
13 27 (2.45%) PHP
14 24 (2.18%) Perl
15 22 (2.00%) Bash Shell
16 18 (1.64%) VB
17 17 (1.55%) Ruby
18 15 (1.36%) C
19 13 (1.18%) VB.NET
20 11 (1.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 100 (9.09%) Degree
2 16 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.09%) CISSP
4 8 (0.73%) CISM
5 7 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.64%) ISEB
5 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.55%) CNA
6 6 (0.55%) GCIA
6 6 (0.55%) GCIH
6 6 (0.55%) GIAC
6 6 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (0.55%) Novell Certification
6 6 (0.55%) SANS
6 6 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.45%) IBM Certification
7 5 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.45%) PMP
8 4 (0.36%) MCITP
8 4 (0.36%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.73%) Data Quality
2 51 (4.64%) QA
3 16 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.45%) Solvency II
4 11 (1.00%) SEPA
5 6 (0.55%) MiFID
6 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.27%) Basel III
7 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.27%) SLA
8 2 (0.18%) COBIT
8 2 (0.18%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
8 2 (0.18%) WCAG
9 1 (0.091%) DICOM
9 1 (0.091%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.091%) FATCA
9 1 (0.091%) HL7
9 1 (0.091%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.091%) SDET
System Software
1 40 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.64%) HDFS
3 16 (1.45%) Docker
4 14 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.73%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.36%) NFS
8 4 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.27%) KVM
9 3 (0.27%) vSphere
9 3 (0.27%) Xen
10 2 (0.18%) Samba
10 2 (0.18%) SRDF
10 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.18%) XenServer
11 1 (0.091%) Firmware
11 1 (0.091%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.091%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (1.73%) Control-M
2 12 (1.09%) Ansible
3 11 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.91%) Puppet
5 7 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.64%) SCOM
6 6 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (0.55%) SCCM
7 5 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.45%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.36%) Grafana
9 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.27%) Graphite
9 3 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.27%) Nagios
9 3 (0.27%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.27%) vRealize
10 2 (0.18%) Oozie
10 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 210 (19.09%) Oracle
2 173 (15.73%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.09%) Sybase
4 43 (3.91%) Teradata
5 38 (3.45%) Tableau
6 29 (2.64%) SAP
7 28 (2.55%) Netezza
8 24 (2.18%) VMware
9 23 (2.09%) Google
10 18 (1.64%) IBM
11 17 (1.55%) HP
12 15 (1.36%) WorldPay
13 13 (1.18%) Cisco
13 13 (1.18%) Murex
14 11 (1.00%) Cognos
15 10 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
15 10 (0.91%) Splunk
16 9 (0.82%) Bloomberg
16 9 (0.82%) Charles River
17 8 (0.73%) Informatica
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