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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 48 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 13.04% 21.24% 10.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.54% 55.17% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 17
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£425 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £410 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £604 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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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
37 87 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 32.17% 38.50% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 72 52
Average daily rate £475 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £626 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (25.00%) XML
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) XSD
5 5 (20.83%) XSL
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) VBScript
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) Sybase
5 5 (20.83%) IIS
5 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
6 4 (16.67%) Apache Hive
6 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 4 (16.67%) MapReduce
6 4 (16.67%) Big Data
6 4 (16.67%) Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Maven
6 4 (16.67%) QA
6 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (16.67%) VB6
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 4 (16.67%) JUnit

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.50%) DB2
4 2 (8.33%) HCatalog
4 2 (8.33%) MarkLogic
4 2 (8.33%) Couchbase
4 2 (8.33%) Sqoop
4 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (8.33%) Sybase IQ
4 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (8.33%) HBase
4 2 (8.33%) Riak
4 2 (8.33%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
1 4 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.17%) RequisitePro
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Robot
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Report Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Release Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (20.83%) XSD
2 5 (20.83%) XSL
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) ActiveX
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) JMS
6 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
6 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) JTA
6 1 (4.17%) Java EE
6 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.17%) WCF
6 1 (4.17%) WPF
6 1 (4.17%) JPA
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.17%) W3C
4 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Validation
1 4 (16.67%) MapReduce
1 4 (16.67%) Analytics
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) ETL
2 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Information Retrieval
3 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.17%) UML
4 1 (4.17%) RAD
4 1 (4.17%) RUP
4 1 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.83%) VBScript
4 4 (16.67%) VB
4 4 (16.67%) VB6
4 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.33%) Scala
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) R
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) VBA
7 1 (4.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ambari
1 2 (8.33%) Oozie
2 1 (4.17%) Control-M
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Sybase
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Teradata
3 2 (8.33%) Netezza
3 2 (8.33%) Hortonworks
3 2 (8.33%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (8.33%) MapR
4 1 (4.17%) Atomikos
4 1 (4.17%) Axway
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) AppSense