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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 579 983 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.60% 17.91% 17.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.41% 42.76% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 801 844
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £44.00 £25.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.66%
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
1635 2299 2672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.86% 41.89% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1837 2074
Median daily rate £490 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.10 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 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 3 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.

1 468 (42.31%) Finance
2 384 (34.72%) SQL Server
3 280 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
4 273 (24.68%) Banking
5 252 (22.78%) C#
6 248 (22.42%) .NET
7 242 (21.88%) Oracle
8 185 (16.73%) Java
9 177 (16.00%) T-SQL
10 162 (14.65%) Microsoft
11 155 (14.01%) Unix
12 150 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
13 142 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
13 142 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 141 (12.75%) Linux
15 140 (12.66%) Windows
16 136 (12.30%) Investment Banking
17 130 (11.75%) TDD
18 121 (10.94%) Front Office
19 118 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 108 (9.76%) ETL
21 106 (9.58%) JavaScript
22 103 (9.31%) Scrum
23 94 (8.50%) Migration
24 93 (8.41%) PL/SQL
25 91 (8.23%) XML
26 90 (8.14%) Degree
27 86 (7.78%) MS Excel
28 85 (7.69%) Oracle Database
28 85 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

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 38 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.89%) IIS
3 24 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.90%) SAS
5 19 (1.72%) Apache
6 17 (1.54%) Confluence
6 17 (1.54%) Node.js
7 16 (1.45%) WebLogic
7 16 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
9 11 (0.99%) CMS
10 10 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (0.81%) JBoss
12 8 (0.72%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.63%) Mule
14 6 (0.54%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.54%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.45%) IBM Domino
15 5 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 86 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.08%) MS Office
3 10 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.81%) MS Project
5 6 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.54%) SPSS
6 5 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.090%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (1.63%) Markit EDM
2 12 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (0.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 7 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.45%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.45%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.36%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.18%) MetaTrader
8 2 (0.18%) Minerva
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.18%) RiskWrite
8 2 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.54%) IaaS
6 4 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.36%) Office 365
6 4 (0.36%) PaaS
7 3 (0.27%) GitHub
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.18%) SaaS
9 1 (0.090%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.090%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.090%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.090%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.090%) Force.com
9 1 (0.090%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.63%) SAN
2 14 (1.27%) HTTP
3 12 (1.08%) Firewall
4 11 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.72%) NAS
6 7 (0.63%) DNS
6 7 (0.63%) Internet
6 7 (0.63%) WAN
7 5 (0.45%) Kerberos
7 5 (0.45%) LDAP
7 5 (0.45%) Network Security
7 5 (0.45%) VPN
8 4 (0.36%) FTP
8 4 (0.36%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.36%) LAN
8 4 (0.36%) PuTTY
9 3 (0.27%) DHCP
9 3 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (34.72%) SQL Server
2 150 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
3 142 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 118 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 85 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 81 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 75 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 71 (6.42%) Relational Database
9 68 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 54 (4.88%) NoSQL
11 48 (4.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 41 (3.71%) Big Data
12 41 (3.71%) MySQL
13 34 (3.07%) MongoDB
14 31 (2.80%) Hadoop
14 31 (2.80%) MS Access
15 28 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
15 28 (2.53%) RDBMS
15 28 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
16 26 (2.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 60 (5.42%) JIRA
2 53 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 48 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (3.98%) Subversion
5 37 (3.35%) Jenkins
5 37 (3.35%) Selenium
6 31 (2.80%) SpecFlow
7 30 (2.71%) Visual Studio
8 29 (2.62%) Cucumber
9 27 (2.44%) Maven
9 27 (2.44%) TeamCity
10 24 (2.17%) NUnit
11 19 (1.72%) JUnit
12 16 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (1.18%) Jasmine
13 13 (1.18%) MSTest
14 12 (1.08%) JMeter
15 11 (0.99%) NSubstitute
16 10 (0.90%) Eclipse
16 10 (0.90%) Mockito
General
1 468 (42.31%) Finance
2 273 (24.68%) Banking
3 136 (12.30%) Investment Banking
4 121 (10.94%) Front Office
5 37 (3.35%) Financial Institution
6 28 (2.53%) Marketing
7 20 (1.81%) Legal
7 20 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.63%) Back Office
9 15 (1.36%) Retail
10 14 (1.27%) Advertising
11 11 (0.99%) Games
12 10 (0.90%) General Ledger
13 9 (0.81%) Law
14 3 (0.27%) Billing
14 3 (0.27%) Electronics
14 3 (0.27%) German Language
15 2 (0.18%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
15 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 512 (46.29%) Developer
2 244 (22.06%) Analyst
3 127 (11.48%) C# Developer
4 119 (10.76%) SQL Developer
5 103 (9.31%) Java Developer
6 98 (8.86%) Senior Developer
7 85 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 68 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 64 (5.79%) Business Analyst
10 59 (5.33%) DBA
11 51 (4.61%) Consultant
11 51 (4.61%) Data Analyst
12 50 (4.52%) Applications Support
13 48 (4.34%) Test Analyst
14 45 (4.07%) SQL Analyst
14 45 (4.07%) Support Analyst
15 44 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 43 (3.89%) SQL DBA
17 35 (3.16%) Administrator
17 35 (3.16%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (22.42%) .NET
2 91 (8.23%) XML
3 82 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 82 (7.41%) HTML
4 72 (6.51%) CSS
5 58 (5.24%) .NET Framework
6 56 (5.06%) jQuery
7 52 (4.70%) Web Services
8 50 (4.52%) AngularJS
9 49 (4.43%) Spring
9 49 (4.43%) WCF
10 48 (4.34%) WPF
11 43 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (3.35%) REST
13 32 (2.89%) HTML5
13 32 (2.89%) SOAP
14 31 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
15 30 (2.71%) JSON
16 25 (2.26%) Entity Framework
17 24 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (7.05%) Derivative
3 67 (6.06%) Equities
4 63 (5.70%) Fixed Income
5 61 (5.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 47 (4.25%) Computer Science
7 36 (3.25%) Management Information System
8 29 (2.62%) Mathematics
9 28 (2.53%) Visualisation
10 23 (2.08%) Replication
11 22 (1.99%) Clustering
11 22 (1.99%) Credit Risk
11 22 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.90%) Hedge funds
13 18 (1.63%) Data Centre
14 17 (1.54%) Data Structures
15 16 (1.45%) Market Risk
16 15 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
16 15 (1.36%) NHS
17 14 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 155 (14.01%) Unix
2 141 (12.75%) Linux
3 140 (12.66%) Windows
4 46 (4.16%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.98%) Solaris
6 31 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.90%) AIX
11 8 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.45%) Android
13 5 (0.45%) CentOS
14 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.18%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.18%) VMS
15 2 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
3 130 (11.75%) TDD
4 108 (9.76%) ETL
5 103 (9.31%) Scrum
6 94 (8.50%) Migration
7 81 (7.32%) Multithreading
8 78 (7.05%) Data Modelling
9 74 (6.69%) MVC
10 71 (6.42%) BDD
11 68 (6.15%) SDLC
12 65 (5.88%) Data Analysis
13 64 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
14 60 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 55 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
16 53 (4.79%) Analytics
17 50 (4.52%) Risk Management
18 48 (4.34%) Business Analysis
18 48 (4.34%) OO
19 42 (3.80%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 252 (22.78%) C#
2 185 (16.73%) Java
3 177 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 106 (9.58%) JavaScript
5 93 (8.41%) PL/SQL
6 69 (6.24%) Shell Script
7 62 (5.61%) Python
8 56 (5.06%) VBA
9 51 (4.61%) PowerShell
10 44 (3.98%) Perl
11 42 (3.80%) C++
12 37 (3.35%) VB
13 24 (2.17%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.99%) VB.NET
15 20 (1.81%) Ruby
16 19 (1.72%) PHP
17 12 (1.08%) R
17 12 (1.08%) VBScript
18 11 (0.99%) C
19 9 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 90 (8.14%) Degree
2 22 (1.99%) ISEB
2 22 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 14 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.63%) CCNA
6 7 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.36%) MCSE
8 3 (0.27%) MCTS
8 3 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) CEH
9 2 (0.18%) CISSP
9 2 (0.18%) HNC
9 2 (0.18%) HND
9 2 (0.18%) MCSD
9 2 (0.18%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.62%) QA
2 32 (2.89%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.72%) SLA
4 12 (1.08%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.54%) MiFID
6 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.27%) Basel III
7 3 (0.27%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.18%) EMIR
8 2 (0.18%) SDET
9 1 (0.090%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.090%) Basel II
9 1 (0.090%) COBIT
9 1 (0.090%) COSO
9 1 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.090%) GAAP
9 1 (0.090%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.81%) Docker
4 9 (0.81%) RACF
4 9 (0.81%) vSphere
5 7 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.54%) vCloud
7 4 (0.36%) NFS
8 3 (0.27%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.27%) Xen
9 2 (0.18%) Ceph
9 2 (0.18%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.18%) HDFS
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.18%) Samba
9 2 (0.18%) SRDF
9 2 (0.18%) XenServer
10 1 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.27%) Puppet
3 14 (1.27%) SCOM
4 13 (1.18%) Control-M
5 11 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (0.72%) zSecure
7 7 (0.63%) Ansible
7 7 (0.63%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.63%) Nagios
7 7 (0.63%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.45%) SCCM
8 5 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.36%) DatAdvantage
9 4 (0.36%) logstash
9 4 (0.36%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.27%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.27%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 242 (21.88%) Oracle
2 162 (14.65%) Microsoft
3 56 (5.06%) Sybase
4 39 (3.53%) VMware
5 38 (3.44%) Tableau
6 26 (2.35%) IBM
7 24 (2.17%) SAP
8 23 (2.08%) HP
9 20 (1.81%) Bloomberg
10 19 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.54%) EMC
11 17 (1.54%) Informatica
12 16 (1.45%) Siebel
13 15 (1.36%) Reuters
13 15 (1.36%) WorldPay
14 14 (1.27%) Veritas
15 13 (1.18%) Cisco
16 11 (0.99%) Charles River
16 11 (0.99%) Remedy
16 11 (0.99%) Teradata
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