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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 567 1076 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.63% 18.17% 17.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.77% 40.82% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 870 769
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £616 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +14.79%
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
1679 2636 2458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.24% 44.50% 42.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1438 2167 1900
Median daily rate £475 £475 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.83 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.01% -23.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 488 (42.18%) Finance
2 352 (30.42%) SQL Server
3 315 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (22.99%) Banking
5 257 (22.21%) Oracle
6 221 (19.10%) Java
7 211 (18.24%) C#
7 211 (18.24%) .NET
8 160 (13.83%) T-SQL
9 159 (13.74%) Unix
9 159 (13.74%) Microsoft
10 156 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
11 148 (12.79%) Data Warehouse
12 143 (12.36%) Linux
13 141 (12.19%) JavaScript
14 138 (11.93%) TDD
15 133 (11.50%) Windows
15 133 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 123 (10.63%) ETL
17 112 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 111 (9.59%) HTML
19 110 (9.51%) XML
20 108 (9.33%) PL/SQL
20 108 (9.33%) Scrum
21 102 (8.82%) Investment Banking
22 92 (7.95%) MS Excel
23 91 (7.87%) CSS
24 89 (7.69%) Migration
24 89 (7.69%) Front Office
25 83 (7.17%) Oracle Database

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 41 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.03%) SAS
3 33 (2.85%) IIS
4 26 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.64%) Confluence
6 18 (1.56%) Apache
7 17 (1.47%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
9 12 (1.04%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.95%) Apache Spark
10 11 (0.95%) Mule
11 9 (0.78%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.61%) CMS
12 7 (0.61%) JBoss
12 7 (0.61%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.52%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.52%) nginx
13 6 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 92 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.25%) MS Office
3 16 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.35%) MS Project
7 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.26%) SPSS
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 11 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.43%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.26%) Minerva
8 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.17%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
9 2 (0.17%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.95%) TestFlight
4 10 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.52%) GitHub
6 5 (0.43%) SaaS
7 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.35%) IaaS
8 3 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.26%) Office 365
9 2 (0.17%) Force.com
9 2 (0.17%) PaaS
10 1 (0.086%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.086%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.086%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.086%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.086%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.51%) HTTP
2 24 (2.07%) LDAP
3 15 (1.30%) SAN
4 13 (1.12%) Firewall
5 12 (1.04%) DNS
5 12 (1.04%) Network Security
6 9 (0.78%) Skype
7 8 (0.69%) WAN
8 7 (0.61%) H.323
8 7 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.61%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.52%) CTI
9 6 (0.52%) FTP
9 6 (0.52%) LAN
9 6 (0.52%) NAS
9 6 (0.52%) PBX
9 6 (0.52%) VoIP
10 5 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.43%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (30.42%) SQL Server
2 148 (12.79%) Data Warehouse
3 133 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 112 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 83 (7.17%) Oracle Database
6 69 (5.96%) Relational Database
6 69 (5.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 61 (5.27%) NoSQL
8 58 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 55 (4.75%) MySQL
9 55 (4.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 51 (4.41%) Big Data
11 40 (3.46%) QlikView
12 36 (3.11%) Hadoop
13 35 (3.03%) MongoDB
14 32 (2.77%) Oracle Database 11g
15 30 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
16 27 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
16 27 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
17 23 (1.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 56 (4.84%) JIRA
2 55 (4.75%) Git (software)
3 42 (3.63%) Jenkins
4 34 (2.94%) Selenium
4 34 (2.94%) Subversion
5 27 (2.33%) Maven
5 27 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 25 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (2.16%) TeamCity
7 24 (2.07%) JUnit
8 22 (1.90%) Cucumber
9 21 (1.82%) SpecFlow
10 15 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (1.30%) Eclipse
11 13 (1.12%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.04%) Artifactory
12 12 (1.04%) NUnit
13 10 (0.86%) JMeter
14 9 (0.78%) MSTest
14 9 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 488 (42.18%) Finance
2 266 (22.99%) Banking
3 102 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 89 (7.69%) Front Office
5 50 (4.32%) Marketing
6 48 (4.15%) Financial Institution
7 32 (2.77%) Legal
8 28 (2.42%) Retail
9 17 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.30%) Law
11 14 (1.21%) Back Office
12 10 (0.86%) Advertising
13 8 (0.69%) Billing
13 8 (0.69%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.61%) Games
15 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.26%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.17%) French Language
16 2 (0.17%) German Language
16 2 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 544 (47.02%) Developer
2 255 (22.04%) Analyst
3 135 (11.67%) SQL Developer
4 123 (10.63%) Senior Developer
5 108 (9.33%) Java Developer
6 102 (8.82%) C# Developer
7 70 (6.05%) Business Analyst
8 68 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 65 (5.62%) Applications Support
10 53 (4.58%) SQL Analyst
11 51 (4.41%) Data Analyst
12 50 (4.32%) DBA
13 48 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
14 47 (4.06%) Test Analyst
15 44 (3.80%) Consultant
15 44 (3.80%) Support Analyst
16 42 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 40 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
18 39 (3.37%) Oracle Developer
19 37 (3.20%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (18.24%) .NET
2 111 (9.59%) HTML
3 110 (9.51%) XML
4 91 (7.87%) CSS
5 75 (6.48%) Web Services
6 71 (6.14%) AngularJS
7 64 (5.53%) ASP.NET
8 62 (5.36%) Spring
9 61 (5.27%) REST
10 53 (4.58%) SOAP
11 50 (4.32%) jQuery
12 38 (3.28%) HTML5
13 35 (3.03%) JSON
14 34 (2.94%) .NET Framework
15 33 (2.85%) Hibernate
15 33 (2.85%) Node.js
16 31 (2.68%) RESTful
17 30 (2.59%) WCF
18 26 (2.25%) WPF
19 25 (2.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 80 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.45%) Derivative
3 61 (5.27%) Equities
4 57 (4.93%) Fixed Income
5 54 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 38 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 34 (2.94%) Management Information System
8 30 (2.59%) Mathematics
9 25 (2.16%) Visualisation
10 24 (2.07%) Replication
11 19 (1.64%) Clustering
11 19 (1.64%) Credit Risk
11 19 (1.64%) Data Integration
12 18 (1.56%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.56%) User Experience
13 17 (1.47%) Data Centre
13 17 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.30%) Hedge funds
14 15 (1.30%) Virtual Team
15 14 (1.21%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 159 (13.74%) Unix
2 143 (12.36%) Linux
3 133 (11.50%) Windows
4 41 (3.54%) Windows Server
5 26 (2.25%) Solaris
6 18 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.78%) AIX
11 5 (0.43%) Android
11 5 (0.43%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.35%) CentOS
13 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.26%) VMS
13 3 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
3 138 (11.93%) TDD
4 123 (10.63%) ETL
5 108 (9.33%) Scrum
6 89 (7.69%) Migration
7 70 (6.05%) BDD
7 70 (6.05%) Multithreading
8 69 (5.96%) Performance Tuning
9 67 (5.79%) Analytics
10 64 (5.53%) Data Analysis
10 64 (5.53%) Data Modelling
11 63 (5.45%) MVC
12 55 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (4.49%) SDLC
14 51 (4.41%) OO
15 50 (4.32%) Software Engineering
16 48 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 46 (3.98%) Project Management
18 45 (3.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 221 (19.10%) Java
2 211 (18.24%) C#
3 160 (13.83%) T-SQL
4 141 (12.19%) JavaScript
5 108 (9.33%) PL/SQL
6 79 (6.83%) Python
7 65 (5.62%) Shell Script
8 58 (5.01%) VBA
9 49 (4.24%) Perl
10 41 (3.54%) C++
10 41 (3.54%) PowerShell
11 37 (3.20%) VB
12 25 (2.16%) PHP
13 21 (1.82%) VB.NET
14 20 (1.73%) Ruby
15 19 (1.64%) C
16 18 (1.56%) Bash Shell
16 18 (1.56%) R
17 14 (1.21%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (6.14%) Degree
2 31 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.21%) ISEB
6 11 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.95%) PMI Certification
6 11 (0.95%) PMP
7 8 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.52%) MCSE
9 5 (0.43%) CISSP
10 4 (0.35%) CCNA
10 4 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.35%) OCP
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.26%) CISA
11 3 (0.26%) CISM
11 3 (0.26%) MCITP
11 3 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.41%) QA
2 37 (3.20%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.64%) Solvency II
4 10 (0.86%) SLA
5 4 (0.35%) MiFID
6 3 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.17%) Basel II
7 2 (0.17%) CDISC
7 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.17%) EMIR
7 2 (0.17%) GCP
8 1 (0.086%) Basel III
8 1 (0.086%) FATCA
8 1 (0.086%) GAAP
8 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.086%) SDET
System Software
1 59 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (1.12%) Docker
5 9 (0.78%) RACF
6 8 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.52%) Ceph
7 6 (0.52%) etcd
7 6 (0.52%) flannel
7 6 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.43%) GlusterFS
8 5 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.43%) Xen
9 4 (0.35%) NFS
9 4 (0.35%) SRDF
10 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.26%) KVM
10 3 (0.26%) vSphere
11 2 (0.17%) HDFS
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 23 (1.99%) Control-M
1 23 (1.99%) Puppet
2 19 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.47%) Ansible
4 15 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (0.86%) SCOM
8 9 (0.78%) SCCM
9 8 (0.69%) zSecure
10 6 (0.52%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.52%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (0.52%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.52%) logstash
10 6 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.43%) Graphite
11 5 (0.43%) rkt
12 4 (0.35%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 257 (22.21%) Oracle
2 159 (13.74%) Microsoft
3 46 (3.98%) Tableau
4 41 (3.54%) Sybase
5 37 (3.20%) VMware
6 30 (2.59%) IBM
7 25 (2.16%) Informatica
8 23 (1.99%) HP
9 21 (1.82%) Cisco
9 21 (1.82%) Google
10 19 (1.64%) Teradata
11 18 (1.56%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.38%) Citrix
12 16 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.38%) SAP
13 14 (1.21%) Atlassian
14 13 (1.12%) Bloomberg
15 12 (1.04%) Murex
15 12 (1.04%) Remedy
16 10 (0.86%) Charles River
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