The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 2920 3339 3658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.60% 14.86% 15.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.89% 33.52% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2068 2401 2690
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 21
Median hourly rate £24.44 £20.27 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.57% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.73 £16.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +19.23%
SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9768 9962 10003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.49% 44.33% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7319 7487 7645
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 68 49
Median hourly rate £34.00 £24.23 £21.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.32% +12.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in London

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in London

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in London

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in London

SQL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 570 £450 -2.70% 185
Bromley +12 23 £501 +33.46% 2
Canary Wharf +2 23 £450 -10.00%
Croydon -24 16 £360 -4.00% 4
Docklands, London +2 15 £520 +15.55%
Greenford -1 8 £413 -
Uxbridge +9 7 £425 +21.42% 2
New Malden -3 7 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +6 6 £370 - 12
Westminster -3 4 £403 -7.63%
Enfield -1 3 £300 -52.00% 1
Feltham -3 2 £378 +0.66% 3
Mayfair -2 1 £650 -7.14%
Chessington -2 1 £280 +86.66%
Hounslow -2 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £300 - 2
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Barking - 1 £350 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 London region with a requirement for SQL.

1 1741 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1708 (29.31%) Finance
3 1572 (26.98%) SQL Server
4 1336 (22.93%) Java
5 1271 (21.81%) Oracle
6 1082 (18.57%) Banking
7 1006 (17.26%) .NET
8 984 (16.89%) JavaScript
9 978 (16.78%) C#
10 934 (16.03%) Microsoft
11 853 (14.64%) Business Intelligence
12 772 (13.25%) HTML
13 750 (12.87%) Linux
14 730 (12.53%) ETL
15 727 (12.48%) Unix
16 717 (12.30%) Windows
17 716 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
18 687 (11.79%) XML
19 671 (11.52%) T-SQL
20 650 (11.15%) Python
21 626 (10.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 613 (10.52%) TDD
23 603 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
24 595 (10.21%) Web Services
25 534 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 525 (9.01%) CSS
27 512 (8.79%) Data Modelling
28 510 (8.75%) PL/SQL
29 508 (8.72%) Scrum
30 494 (8.48%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 247 (4.24%) Apache Spark
2 224 (3.84%) SharePoint
3 197 (3.38%) IIS
4 173 (2.97%) WebSphere
5 167 (2.87%) Apache
6 152 (2.61%) Tomcat
7 137 (2.35%) SAS
8 111 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
9 101 (1.73%) Confluence
10 70 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 69 (1.18%) JBoss
12 68 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 65 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
14 61 (1.05%) WebLogic
15 60 (1.03%) Apache Pig
16 58 (1.00%) CMS
17 47 (0.81%) MS Exchange
18 39 (0.67%) Apache Solr
18 39 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
19 38 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 494 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 125 (2.15%) MS Office
3 84 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 63 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 56 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.43%) SPSS
7 15 (0.26%) MS Project
8 9 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.10%) LaTeX
10 4 (0.069%) Mingle
10 4 (0.069%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.051%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.051%) HipChat
12 2 (0.034%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.034%) Stata
13 1 (0.017%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.017%) Weka
Business Applications
1 109 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 38 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 37 (0.63%) Markit EDM
5 35 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 29 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
7 27 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
8 26 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
9 24 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
10 18 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 14 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
11 14 (0.24%) RMDS
11 14 (0.24%) Summit
12 11 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
12 11 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
12 11 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
13 10 (0.17%) Minerva
13 10 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
14 9 (0.15%) Magento
14 9 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 273 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 252 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (1.75%) GitHub
4 65 (1.12%) Office 365
5 59 (1.01%) SaaS
6 42 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 40 (0.69%) PaaS
8 34 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
9 30 (0.51%) IaaS
10 22 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
11 21 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
13 18 (0.31%) Amazon S3
14 16 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
14 16 (0.27%) TestFlight
15 11 (0.19%) Heroku
16 9 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 168 (2.88%) HTTP
2 146 (2.51%) Firewall
3 100 (1.72%) DNS
4 86 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 72 (1.24%) SAN
6 64 (1.10%) LDAP
7 63 (1.08%) Internet
8 61 (1.05%) DHCP
9 48 (0.82%) Kerberos
10 47 (0.81%) Network Security
11 45 (0.77%) WAN
12 44 (0.76%) LAN
13 35 (0.60%) FTP
13 35 (0.60%) VPN
14 29 (0.50%) NAS
15 26 (0.45%) SSL
16 25 (0.43%) iSCSI
17 19 (0.33%) Intranet
18 18 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
19 16 (0.27%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1572 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 716 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
3 626 (10.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 534 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 469 (8.05%) Big Data
6 439 (7.53%) Hadoop
7 433 (7.43%) Relational Database
8 381 (6.54%) NoSQL
9 311 (5.34%) Oracle Database
10 292 (5.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 261 (4.48%) MySQL
12 239 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 231 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 205 (3.52%) Apache Hive
15 193 (3.31%) MongoDB
16 160 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
17 152 (2.61%) QlikView
18 147 (2.52%) RDBMS
19 123 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
20 114 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 472 (8.10%) Git (software)
2 378 (6.49%) JIRA
3 284 (4.87%) Jenkins
4 212 (3.64%) Maven
5 197 (3.38%) JUnit
6 187 (3.21%) Subversion
7 178 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 176 (3.02%) Selenium
9 136 (2.33%) Visual Studio
10 117 (2.01%) TeamCity
11 95 (1.63%) Cucumber
12 89 (1.53%) Mockito
13 79 (1.36%) Eclipse
14 78 (1.34%) Gradle
15 73 (1.25%) NUnit
16 66 (1.13%) Ant
17 64 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 64 (1.10%) SoapUI
18 62 (1.06%) WebDriver
19 52 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1708 (29.31%) Finance
2 1082 (18.57%) Banking
3 399 (6.85%) Investment Banking
4 322 (5.53%) Retail
5 306 (5.25%) Front Office
6 266 (4.56%) Marketing
7 121 (2.08%) Back Office
7 121 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 86 (1.48%) Legal
9 75 (1.29%) Law
9 75 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 61 (1.05%) Advertising
11 51 (0.88%) Games
12 46 (0.79%) Retail Banking
13 43 (0.74%) Publishing
14 22 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
14 22 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 21 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 19 (0.33%) Billing
17 18 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2533 (43.47%) Developer
2 1256 (21.55%) Analyst
3 613 (10.52%) SQL Developer
4 503 (8.63%) Java Developer
5 401 (6.88%) Architect
6 379 (6.50%) C# Developer
7 346 (5.94%) .NET Developer
8 334 (5.73%) Data Analyst
9 311 (5.34%) Consultant
10 307 (5.27%) Business Analyst
11 305 (5.23%) Senior Developer
12 291 (4.99%) SQL Analyst
13 208 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
14 174 (2.99%) Test Analyst
15 161 (2.76%) DBA
16 150 (2.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 143 (2.45%) Oracle Developer
18 139 (2.39%) Administrator
19 135 (2.32%) Support Analyst
20 134 (2.30%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1006 (17.26%) .NET
2 772 (13.25%) HTML
3 687 (11.79%) XML
4 595 (10.21%) Web Services
5 525 (9.01%) CSS
6 392 (6.73%) Spring
7 380 (6.52%) ASP.NET
8 369 (6.33%) REST
9 366 (6.28%) AngularJS
10 325 (5.58%) jQuery
11 300 (5.15%) SOAP
12 279 (4.79%) HTML5
13 267 (4.58%) JSON
14 266 (4.56%) RESTful
15 246 (4.22%) Hibernate
16 215 (3.69%) J2EE
17 208 (3.57%) WCF
18 192 (3.30%) .NET Framework
19 186 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
20 156 (2.68%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 603 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
2 250 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 188 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 175 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 164 (2.81%) Visualisation
6 163 (2.80%) Statistics
7 161 (2.76%) Equities
8 151 (2.59%) Derivative
9 140 (2.40%) Algorithms
10 139 (2.39%) Fixed Income
11 129 (2.21%) Credit Risk
12 119 (2.04%) User Experience
13 114 (1.96%) Mathematics
14 112 (1.92%) Data Integration
15 111 (1.90%) Data Structures
16 105 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
17 96 (1.65%) Data Centre
18 82 (1.41%) Fintech
19 72 (1.24%) Mobile App
20 64 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 750 (12.87%) Linux
2 727 (12.48%) Unix
3 717 (12.30%) Windows
4 203 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 98 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 91 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 83 (1.42%) Solaris
8 65 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 57 (0.98%) Android
10 53 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 52 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 26 (0.45%) AIX
14 25 (0.43%) CentOS
15 22 (0.38%) Windows 10
16 16 (0.27%) SUSE
17 15 (0.26%) CoreOS
18 12 (0.21%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
19 9 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1741 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
2 853 (14.64%) Business Intelligence
3 730 (12.53%) ETL
4 613 (10.52%) TDD
5 512 (8.79%) Data Modelling
6 508 (8.72%) Scrum
7 480 (8.24%) Analytics
8 457 (7.84%) MVC
9 450 (7.72%) Migration
10 417 (7.16%) Data Analysis
11 373 (6.40%) SDLC
12 341 (5.85%) OO
13 321 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
14 302 (5.18%) DevOps
15 297 (5.10%) BDD
16 272 (4.67%) E-Commerce
17 271 (4.65%) Software Engineering
18 268 (4.60%) CRM
19 265 (4.55%) Unit Testing
20 257 (4.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1336 (22.93%) Java
2 984 (16.89%) JavaScript
3 978 (16.78%) C#
4 671 (11.52%) T-SQL
5 650 (11.15%) Python
6 510 (8.75%) PL/SQL
7 244 (4.19%) VBA
8 240 (4.12%) C++
9 231 (3.96%) Scala
10 223 (3.83%) Perl
11 216 (3.71%) Shell Script
12 211 (3.62%) R
13 200 (3.43%) PowerShell
14 151 (2.59%) PHP
15 131 (2.25%) Ruby
16 121 (2.08%) C
17 112 (1.92%) VB
18 105 (1.80%) Bash Shell
19 81 (1.39%) VB.NET
20 54 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 485 (8.32%) Degree
2 159 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 95 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 63 (1.08%) ISEB
5 60 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 39 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (0.57%) CISSP
7 33 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 32 (0.55%) PhD
9 24 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (0.34%) MCSE
11 18 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (0.27%) CISM
13 15 (0.26%) PMP
14 14 (0.24%) CCNA
15 13 (0.22%) CCNP
15 13 (0.22%) MCITP
16 12 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
17 11 (0.19%) PMI Certification
18 10 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (5.10%) QA
2 228 (3.91%) Data Quality
3 43 (0.74%) MiFID
4 29 (0.50%) SLA
5 28 (0.48%) Solvency II
6 23 (0.39%) FATCA
7 22 (0.38%) EMIR
8 20 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.29%) Basel III
10 12 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
11 10 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.15%) SEPA
13 8 (0.14%) SDET
14 6 (0.10%) CRD IV
14 6 (0.10%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.086%) COSO
15 5 (0.086%) GAAP
16 4 (0.069%) Dublin Core
16 4 (0.069%) SAS 70
System Software
1 286 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 128 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (1.96%) Docker
4 54 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 50 (0.86%) HDFS
6 39 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
7 35 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (0.48%) NFS
9 27 (0.46%) Apache Flume
10 23 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
11 21 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (0.36%) XenApp
12 19 (0.33%) SRDF
13 18 (0.31%) KVM
13 18 (0.31%) Xen
14 14 (0.24%) Ceph
15 13 (0.22%) etcd
15 13 (0.22%) flannel
15 13 (0.22%) GlusterFS
16 12 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 143 (2.45%) Puppet
2 129 (2.21%) Ansible
3 103 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
5 66 (1.13%) SCCM
6 64 (1.10%) Control-M
7 63 (1.08%) SCOM
8 45 (0.77%) Nagios
9 23 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
10 21 (0.36%) Kubernetes
10 21 (0.36%) logstash
10 21 (0.36%) rkt
11 20 (0.34%) Grafana
11 20 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 20 (0.34%) Kibana
11 20 (0.34%) Oozie
12 17 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
13 14 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
13 14 (0.24%) HAProxy
13 14 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1271 (21.81%) Oracle
2 934 (16.03%) Microsoft
3 238 (4.08%) Tableau
4 231 (3.96%) Sybase
5 189 (3.24%) SAP
6 188 (3.23%) IBM
6 188 (3.23%) VMware
7 145 (2.49%) Adobe
8 132 (2.27%) Teradata
9 111 (1.90%) Google
10 101 (1.73%) Cisco
11 100 (1.72%) HP
12 99 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
13 97 (1.66%) Informatica
14 66 (1.13%) Citrix
14 66 (1.13%) Cognos
15 65 (1.12%) Splunk
16 60 (1.03%) Atlassian
17 56 (0.96%) Netezza
18 55 (0.94%) Red Hat
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