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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 2957 3543 3826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.95% 15.14% 15.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.78% 34.98% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2133 2596 2751
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 29
Median hourly rate £28.69 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.51% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £14.38 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £39.75 £118.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.48% +35.00%
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
10273 10129 10252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.01% 43.30% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7668 7574 7415
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 64
Median hourly rate £31.72 £32.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.90 £129.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +1 612 £450 - 234
Croydon -13 32 £375 +7.14% 6
Canary Wharf 0 30 £450 -14.28%
Bromley +3 20 £375 - 5
Feltham +11 15 £388 +20.62%
Docklands, London -1 13 £475 +5.55%
Uxbridge 0 11 £425 +30.76% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +1 8 £383 +13.33% 7
Westminster -11 7 - - 1
Hammersmith +5 5 £375 -20.42%
Twickenham +1 5 £300 -7.69% 1
New Malden - 5 - -
Brentford +2 4 £400 +2.23%
Harrow -5 4 £350 +70.73%
Isleworth - 4 £450 -
Teddington - 4 £413 -
Osterley - 4 £205 -
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Enfield 0 1 £105 -83.03% 2
Greenford 0 1 - -
Hillingdon -1 1 £375 +15.38%
Ilford -5 1 - -
Morden - 1 £170 - 1
Ealing - 1 £363 -
Southwark - 1 £475 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Barking - 1 £350 -
Dagenham - 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 1703 (28.99%) Finance
2 1673 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
3 1543 (26.26%) SQL Server
4 1404 (23.90%) Oracle
5 1278 (21.75%) Java
6 1073 (18.26%) .NET
7 1033 (17.58%) Banking
8 980 (16.68%) JavaScript
9 979 (16.66%) C#
10 919 (15.64%) Microsoft
11 827 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
12 802 (13.65%) Linux
13 788 (13.41%) HTML
14 746 (12.70%) Windows
15 729 (12.41%) Unix
16 674 (11.47%) ETL
17 654 (11.13%) XML
18 639 (10.88%) Data Warehouse
19 638 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
20 623 (10.60%) T-SQL
21 617 (10.50%) TDD
22 593 (10.09%) Python
23 566 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 563 (9.58%) PL/SQL
25 548 (9.33%) CSS
26 534 (9.09%) Scrum
27 527 (8.97%) Web Services
28 505 (8.60%) Data Modelling
29 504 (8.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 494 (8.41%) 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
1 211 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 206 (3.51%) IIS
3 179 (3.05%) WebSphere
4 164 (2.79%) SAS
5 157 (2.67%) Apache Spark
6 155 (2.64%) Tomcat
7 139 (2.37%) Apache
8 97 (1.65%) Confluence
9 96 (1.63%) WebLogic
10 78 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
11 70 (1.19%) JBoss
12 65 (1.11%) CMS
13 53 (0.90%) MS Exchange
14 48 (0.82%) nginx
15 44 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
16 43 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 39 (0.66%) Apache Pig
18 38 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
19 36 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
20 31 (0.53%) Mule
Applications
1 494 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 152 (2.59%) MS Office
3 86 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 53 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 35 (0.60%) SPSS
7 26 (0.44%) MS Project
8 9 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.10%) Stata
10 5 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.085%) Mingle
11 4 (0.068%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.017%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.017%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 98 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 89 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
3 56 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 36 (0.61%) Markit EDM
5 32 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
6 29 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 27 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
8 26 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
9 25 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
10 24 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
11 18 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
11 18 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
12 17 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
13 16 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
13 16 (0.27%) RMDS
14 15 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
15 12 (0.20%) ION MarketView
16 11 (0.19%) Magento
16 11 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
16 11 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 235 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 226 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (1.36%) GitHub
4 58 (0.99%) SaaS
5 42 (0.71%) PaaS
6 41 (0.70%) Google Analytics
7 40 (0.68%) Office 365
8 33 (0.56%) IaaS
9 31 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
11 14 (0.24%) TestFlight
12 13 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.19%) Google Play
14 10 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.17%) Heroku
15 9 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
16 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
17 5 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 185 (3.15%) HTTP
2 156 (2.66%) Firewall
3 88 (1.50%) SAN
4 81 (1.38%) DNS
4 81 (1.38%) LDAP
5 79 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 69 (1.17%) Internet
7 52 (0.89%) WAN
8 51 (0.87%) LAN
9 45 (0.77%) Network Security
10 41 (0.70%) SSL
11 38 (0.65%) DHCP
12 37 (0.63%) NAS
13 35 (0.60%) FTP
14 27 (0.46%) Kerberos
15 26 (0.44%) VoIP
16 23 (0.39%) Intranet
16 23 (0.39%) Skype
17 22 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
17 22 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1543 (26.26%) SQL Server
2 639 (10.88%) Data Warehouse
3 566 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 504 (8.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 415 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 390 (6.64%) NoSQL
7 370 (6.30%) Oracle Database
8 362 (6.16%) Big Data
9 336 (5.72%) Hadoop
10 297 (5.06%) MySQL
11 273 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 235 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 227 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 167 (2.84%) MongoDB
15 156 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
16 153 (2.60%) Data Mining
17 149 (2.54%) QlikView
18 146 (2.49%) RDBMS
19 145 (2.47%) Apache Hive
20 138 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 423 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 370 (6.30%) JIRA
3 228 (3.88%) Jenkins
4 209 (3.56%) Maven
4 209 (3.56%) Subversion
5 183 (3.11%) Selenium
6 180 (3.06%) JUnit
7 171 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 161 (2.74%) Visual Studio
9 129 (2.20%) TeamCity
10 102 (1.74%) Cucumber
11 87 (1.48%) Eclipse
12 75 (1.28%) SoapUI
13 71 (1.21%) Ant
14 68 (1.16%) Gradle
15 64 (1.09%) WebDriver
16 62 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 58 (0.99%) Mockito
18 53 (0.90%) NUnit
19 50 (0.85%) JMeter
General
1 1703 (28.99%) Finance
2 1033 (17.58%) Banking
3 366 (6.23%) Investment Banking
4 307 (5.23%) Retail
5 297 (5.06%) Front Office
6 250 (4.26%) Marketing
7 141 (2.40%) Financial Institution
8 112 (1.91%) Back Office
9 97 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 94 (1.60%) Legal
11 83 (1.41%) Law
12 55 (0.94%) Advertising
12 55 (0.94%) Publishing
13 47 (0.80%) Games
14 35 (0.60%) Manufacturing
15 34 (0.58%) Retail Banking
16 32 (0.54%) Billing
16 32 (0.54%) Electronics
17 24 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2505 (42.64%) Developer
2 1290 (21.96%) Analyst
3 623 (10.60%) SQL Developer
4 452 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 415 (7.06%) C# Developer
6 376 (6.40%) .NET Developer
7 363 (6.18%) Architect
8 332 (5.65%) Senior Developer
9 327 (5.57%) Data Analyst
10 325 (5.53%) Consultant
11 319 (5.43%) Business Analyst
12 299 (5.09%) SQL Analyst
13 228 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
14 178 (3.03%) Applications Support
15 176 (3.00%) Oracle Developer
16 168 (2.86%) Test Analyst
17 164 (2.79%) DBA
18 151 (2.57%) Support Analyst
19 143 (2.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 139 (2.37%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1073 (18.26%) .NET
2 788 (13.41%) HTML
3 654 (11.13%) XML
4 548 (9.33%) CSS
5 527 (8.97%) Web Services
6 386 (6.57%) ASP.NET
7 366 (6.23%) Spring
8 363 (6.18%) AngularJS
9 349 (5.94%) REST
10 334 (5.69%) jQuery
11 298 (5.07%) HTML5
12 257 (4.37%) SOAP
13 225 (3.83%) J2EE
14 218 (3.71%) JSON
15 211 (3.59%) RESTful
16 202 (3.44%) Hibernate
17 196 (3.34%) .NET Framework
18 193 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
19 192 (3.27%) WCF
20 148 (2.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 638 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 216 (3.68%) Computer Science
3 198 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 164 (2.79%) Derivative
5 162 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 152 (2.59%) Fixed Income
7 140 (2.38%) Visualisation
8 139 (2.37%) Equities
9 133 (2.26%) Algorithms
10 129 (2.20%) Statistics
11 122 (2.08%) Data Structures
12 114 (1.94%) Credit Risk
13 107 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
14 105 (1.79%) Data Integration
15 104 (1.77%) Mathematics
15 104 (1.77%) User Experience
16 90 (1.53%) Data Centre
17 83 (1.41%) Mobile App
18 76 (1.29%) NHS
19 67 (1.14%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 802 (13.65%) Linux
2 746 (12.70%) Windows
3 729 (12.41%) Unix
4 244 (4.15%) Windows Server
5 113 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 87 (1.48%) Solaris
8 73 (1.24%) Android
8 73 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 73 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 60 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (0.53%) AIX
11 28 (0.48%) CoreOS
12 27 (0.46%) Windows 7
13 24 (0.41%) CentOS
14 13 (0.22%) SUSE
14 13 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.22%) VMS
15 8 (0.14%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1673 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
3 674 (11.47%) ETL
4 617 (10.50%) TDD
5 534 (9.09%) Scrum
6 505 (8.60%) Data Modelling
7 452 (7.69%) Analytics
8 451 (7.68%) MVC
9 410 (6.98%) Data Analysis
10 404 (6.88%) Migration
11 356 (6.06%) SDLC
12 345 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
13 344 (5.86%) OO
14 285 (4.85%) E-Commerce
15 283 (4.82%) Software Engineering
16 278 (4.73%) BDD
17 274 (4.66%) CRM
18 250 (4.26%) Unit Testing
19 240 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
20 235 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1278 (21.75%) Java
2 980 (16.68%) JavaScript
3 979 (16.66%) C#
4 623 (10.60%) T-SQL
5 593 (10.09%) Python
6 563 (9.58%) PL/SQL
7 270 (4.60%) C++
8 260 (4.43%) Perl
9 247 (4.20%) VBA
10 232 (3.95%) PowerShell
11 212 (3.61%) Shell Script
12 199 (3.39%) PHP
13 173 (2.94%) R
14 167 (2.84%) Scala
15 144 (2.45%) Ruby
16 126 (2.14%) C
17 115 (1.96%) VB
18 110 (1.87%) Bash Shell
19 98 (1.67%) VB.NET
20 51 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 489 (8.32%) Degree
2 166 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 114 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 66 (1.12%) ISEB
5 63 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 63 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (0.63%) CISSP
7 33 (0.56%) PhD
8 31 (0.53%) MCSE
9 30 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 28 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 24 (0.41%) PMP
13 22 (0.37%) CCNA
14 21 (0.36%) PMI Certification
15 19 (0.32%) CISM
15 19 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
16 18 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (0.24%) CISA
17 14 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (5.00%) QA
2 204 (3.47%) Data Quality
3 40 (0.68%) Solvency II
4 34 (0.58%) SLA
5 31 (0.53%) MiFID
6 21 (0.36%) EMIR
7 16 (0.27%) FATCA
7 16 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.26%) Basel III
9 14 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
10 12 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
12 10 (0.17%) SDET
13 7 (0.12%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 5 (0.085%) Basel II
14 5 (0.085%) COSO
14 5 (0.085%) SAS 70
14 5 (0.085%) SEPA
15 4 (0.068%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 292 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 138 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (1.80%) Docker
4 52 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
5 51 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 36 (0.61%) HDFS
7 30 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
7 30 (0.51%) XenApp
8 28 (0.48%) Ceph
8 28 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 27 (0.46%) etcd
9 27 (0.46%) flannel
9 27 (0.46%) GlusterFS
10 23 (0.39%) Apache Flume
11 20 (0.34%) NFS
12 19 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (0.31%) KVM
13 18 (0.31%) Xen
14 16 (0.27%) SRDF
15 15 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 158 (2.69%) Puppet
2 115 (1.96%) Ansible
3 97 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
5 77 (1.31%) Control-M
6 59 (1.00%) SCCM
7 44 (0.75%) Nagios
7 44 (0.75%) SCOM
8 38 (0.65%) logstash
9 34 (0.58%) Kubernetes
10 32 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
11 31 (0.53%) HAProxy
11 31 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 27 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 27 (0.46%) rkt
13 24 (0.41%) Graphite
14 22 (0.37%) Kibana
15 20 (0.34%) Data Guard
15 20 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 17 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1404 (23.90%) Oracle
2 919 (15.64%) Microsoft
3 224 (3.81%) Tableau
4 215 (3.66%) VMware
5 197 (3.35%) IBM
6 179 (3.05%) Sybase
7 158 (2.69%) SAP
8 123 (2.09%) Informatica
9 117 (1.99%) HP
10 108 (1.84%) Cisco
11 101 (1.72%) Google
12 99 (1.69%) Teradata
13 92 (1.57%) Citrix
14 88 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
15 84 (1.43%) Adobe
16 79 (1.34%) Red Hat
17 70 (1.19%) Cognos
18 52 (0.89%) Atlassian
18 52 (0.89%) Murex
19 48 (0.82%) Splunk
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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Data Idols
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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