The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 33 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 20.63% 11.01% 16.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.48% 32.43% 50.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 26
Average daily rate
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£463 £625 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £390 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £685 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.31 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.88%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 37 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 44.38% 33.94% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 18 56
Average daily rate £500 £625 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £425 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Banking
3 13 (28.26%) Investment Banking
3 13 (28.26%) Java
3 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
4 12 (26.09%) Oracle
4 12 (26.09%) Windows
5 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (21.74%) IBM
7 9 (19.57%) XML
7 9 (19.57%) .NET
8 8 (17.39%) UNIX
8 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
9 7 (15.22%) BladeLogic
9 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
9 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.22%) Middleware
9 7 (15.22%) Front Office
9 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
9 7 (15.22%) Unisys
10 6 (13.04%) ETL
10 6 (13.04%) IIS
10 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
10 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 6 (13.04%) SDLC
10 6 (13.04%) Credit Risk
10 6 (13.04%) System Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
1 6 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Loan IQ
2 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.17%) MultiFonds
2 1 (2.17%) RMDS
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
1 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.17%) NAS
1 1 (2.17%) FCoE
1 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (2.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.52%) HBase
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (6.52%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (6.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Impala
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) DB2
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) DTS
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) HP UFT
2 3 (6.52%) ClearQuest
2 3 (6.52%) Maven
3 2 (4.35%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (4.35%) Rational Robot
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) RequisitePro
3 2 (4.35%) Ant
3 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Toad
4 1 (2.17%) ERwin
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Banking
3 13 (28.26%) Investment Banking
4 7 (15.22%) Front Office
5 3 (6.52%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Configuration Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Release Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Test Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Build Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Software Configuration Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Software Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Build and Release Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Software Release Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Cognos Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) .NET
1 9 (19.57%) XML
2 7 (15.22%) Middleware
3 5 (10.87%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) SOAP
5 2 (4.35%) HTML5
5 2 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.17%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.17%) XSD
6 1 (2.17%) XSL
6 1 (2.17%) XSLT
6 1 (2.17%) JMS
6 1 (2.17%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.17%) Rendezvous
6 1 (2.17%) XML Messaging
6 1 (2.17%) Spring
6 1 (2.17%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Credit Risk
3 5 (10.87%) Market Risk
4 2 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
2 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
3 6 (13.04%) ETL
3 6 (13.04%) System Testing
3 6 (13.04%) SDLC
4 4 (8.70%) DevOps
4 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) Workflow
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.52%) UML
5 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Test Planning
5 3 (6.52%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.87%) LINC
4 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
5 2 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) R
6 1 (2.17%) Scala
6 1 (2.17%) Groovy
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) VBScript
6 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PMP
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) SRDF
2 1 (2.17%) KVM
2 1 (2.17%) HDFS
2 1 (2.17%) NFS
2 1 (2.17%) Xen
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) IBM
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.22%) Unisys
4 4 (8.70%) Sybase
5 3 (6.52%) Cognos
5 3 (6.52%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) VMware
7 1 (2.17%) DataSynapse
7 1 (2.17%) Red Gate
7 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.17%) Actian
7 1 (2.17%) Siebel
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) EMC
7 1 (2.17%) Intel
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.17%) Perforce