The table below looks at the statistics for SQR skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQR over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Report Writer (SQR)
Rank - 224 -
Contract jobs citing SQR 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.042% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.096% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £507
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2509 3125 3019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.54% 44.16% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 2419 2317
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.00 £58.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

SQR
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQR across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQR Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQR
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 SQR across the City of London region.

SQR Daily Rate Trend in the City of London