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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 13.04% 20.56% 12.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 42.31% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 13
Average daily rate £525 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £255 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
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 Docklands, London region.

Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 43.48% 48.60% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 31
Average daily rate £475 £438 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £225 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £648 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 30 April 2016, 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 (52.94%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) SOAP
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) System Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) XSL
6 2 (11.76%) Unix
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) JMS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) Liferay
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Endur
1 1 (5.88%) ION MarketView
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.76%) ClearQuest
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Front Office
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Software Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Java Software Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Report Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Testing Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) JMS
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XSL
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) JTA
4 1 (5.88%) SailPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Equities
2 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
2 3 (17.65%) System Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
2 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) R
4 1 (5.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) EMIR
1 1 (5.88%) FATCA
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
1 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Calypso
2 1 (5.88%) Fidessa
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
2 1 (5.88%) ION Trading
2 1 (5.88%) Lotus
2 1 (5.88%) OpenLink
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) Teradata
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO