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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / London
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 2595 2955 3433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.39% 14.01% 16.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.50% 33.29% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 2168 2500
Median daily rate £450 £440 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 21
Median hourly rate £37.13 £41.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.06% +108.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.34 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £95.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+55.10% -14.60%

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
8796 8876 9145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.40% 42.08% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6559 6578 6767
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 £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 47
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £28.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +42.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £41.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 0 455 £450 - 225
Canary Wharf +5 25 £575 +17.34%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 17 £388 +23.01% 16
Docklands, London +1 13 £543 +35.62% 1
New Malden +4 8 - - 2
Wimbledon -1 7 £275 -38.88% 4
Croydon -4 7 £400 -6.43% 2
Uxbridge +8 6 £388 +10.71% 4
Bromley +3 6 £550 +46.66% 1
Hammersmith +1 5 £550 +26.43%
Chessington -2 4 £290 +93.33%
Twickenham - 4 £375 - 3
Greenwich -2 3 £425 -5.55%
Feltham +1 2 - -
Hounslow 0 2 - - 2
Barnet - 2 £400 - 1
Southwark 0 1 £200 -20.00% 1
Hackney -3 1 £325 - 2
Westminster -13 1 £380 -9.57% 1
Enfield - 1 £300 -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £650 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 1619 (29.67%) Finance
2 1575 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1527 (27.98%) SQL Server
4 1250 (22.91%) Java
5 1109 (20.32%) Oracle
6 1064 (19.50%) Banking
7 963 (17.65%) C#
8 953 (17.46%) .NET
9 910 (16.68%) Microsoft
10 895 (16.40%) JavaScript
11 776 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
12 729 (13.36%) Linux
13 713 (13.07%) Unix
14 703 (12.88%) HTML
15 681 (12.48%) Python
16 659 (12.08%) T-SQL
17 657 (12.04%) Windows
18 652 (11.95%) XML
19 646 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
20 631 (11.56%) ETL
21 615 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 574 (10.52%) TDD
23 533 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
24 527 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 517 (9.47%) Data Modelling
26 507 (9.29%) Web Services
27 493 (9.03%) CSS
28 466 (8.54%) Scrum
28 466 (8.54%) Git (software)
29 463 (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
1 233 (4.27%) Apache Spark
2 227 (4.16%) SharePoint
3 197 (3.61%) IIS
4 154 (2.82%) Apache
5 145 (2.66%) WebSphere
6 117 (2.14%) SAS
7 114 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
7 114 (2.09%) Tomcat
8 106 (1.94%) Confluence
9 73 (1.34%) Apache Pig
10 65 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 64 (1.17%) CMS
12 61 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
13 58 (1.06%) WebLogic
14 54 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 45 (0.82%) Apache Solr
15 45 (0.82%) MS Exchange
16 44 (0.81%) JBoss
17 33 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
18 31 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 463 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 103 (1.89%) MS Office
3 57 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 51 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 49 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.38%) SPSS
7 18 (0.33%) MS Project
8 7 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.092%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.092%) LaTeX
11 4 (0.073%) HipChat
11 4 (0.073%) Mathematica
12 3 (0.055%) Doxygen
12 3 (0.055%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.037%) Stata
13 2 (0.037%) Weka
14 1 (0.018%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.018%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 121 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 29 (0.53%) Markit EDM
5 19 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
6 18 (0.33%) FastStats
7 16 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 16 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 14 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 12 (0.22%) Sonata
10 11 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
10 11 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
11 10 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
12 9 (0.16%) Minerva
12 9 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
12 9 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
12 9 (0.16%) RMDS
12 9 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 336 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 249 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
3 103 (1.89%) GitHub
4 86 (1.58%) Office 365
5 59 (1.08%) SaaS
6 54 (0.99%) PaaS
7 51 (0.93%) IaaS
8 37 (0.68%) Google Analytics
9 33 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
12 22 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 20 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
15 19 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
16 18 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
17 12 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
17 12 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
17 12 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
18 11 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 151 (2.77%) Firewall
2 137 (2.51%) HTTP
3 113 (2.07%) DNS
4 108 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 70 (1.28%) DHCP
6 68 (1.25%) Internet
7 64 (1.17%) Network Security
8 63 (1.15%) SAN
9 58 (1.06%) VPN
10 55 (1.01%) WAN
11 54 (0.99%) LDAP
12 46 (0.84%) LAN
13 43 (0.79%) Kerberos
14 33 (0.60%) SSL
15 32 (0.59%) FTP
16 26 (0.48%) NAS
17 20 (0.37%) AMQP
18 19 (0.35%) Multicast
19 18 (0.33%) Intranet
20 17 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1527 (27.98%) SQL Server
2 646 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
3 615 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 527 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 446 (8.17%) Big Data
6 429 (7.86%) Relational Database
7 377 (6.91%) Hadoop
8 347 (6.36%) NoSQL
9 319 (5.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 305 (5.59%) Oracle Database
11 253 (4.64%) MySQL
12 231 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 227 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
14 195 (3.57%) Apache Hive
15 169 (3.10%) MongoDB
16 164 (3.01%) RDBMS
17 158 (2.90%) QlikView
18 136 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
19 135 (2.47%) Power BI
20 125 (2.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 466 (8.54%) Git (software)
2 358 (6.56%) JIRA
3 329 (6.03%) Jenkins
4 178 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 176 (3.23%) Maven
6 166 (3.04%) JUnit
6 166 (3.04%) Selenium
7 162 (2.97%) Subversion
8 136 (2.49%) TeamCity
9 121 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 119 (2.18%) Visual Studio
11 90 (1.65%) Mockito
12 81 (1.48%) NUnit
13 68 (1.25%) Gradle
14 61 (1.12%) Ant
15 59 (1.08%) WebDriver
16 58 (1.06%) SpecFlow
17 48 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 48 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
18 47 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1619 (29.67%) Finance
2 1064 (19.50%) Banking
3 404 (7.40%) Investment Banking
4 345 (6.32%) Front Office
5 269 (4.93%) Retail
6 196 (3.59%) Marketing
7 132 (2.42%) Back Office
8 103 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 83 (1.52%) Legal
10 66 (1.21%) Telecoms
11 65 (1.19%) Advertising
12 59 (1.08%) Law
13 46 (0.84%) Games
14 39 (0.71%) Retail Banking
15 37 (0.68%) Publishing
16 24 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
17 19 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.31%) Manufacturing
19 14 (0.26%) Electronics
19 14 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2455 (44.99%) Developer
2 1158 (21.22%) Analyst
3 578 (10.59%) SQL Developer
4 492 (9.02%) Java Developer
5 393 (7.20%) C# Developer
6 385 (7.06%) Architect
7 327 (5.99%) .NET Developer
8 326 (5.97%) Data Analyst
9 293 (5.37%) Senior Developer
10 284 (5.20%) SQL Analyst
11 269 (4.93%) Business Analyst
12 263 (4.82%) Consultant
13 207 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 168 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 157 (2.88%) DBA
16 143 (2.62%) Test Analyst
17 137 (2.51%) Support Analyst
18 129 (2.36%) C++ Developer
18 129 (2.36%) Oracle Developer
19 128 (2.35%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 953 (17.46%) .NET
2 703 (12.88%) HTML
3 652 (11.95%) XML
4 507 (9.29%) Web Services
5 493 (9.03%) CSS
6 359 (6.58%) Spring
7 342 (6.27%) AngularJS
8 322 (5.90%) REST
9 319 (5.85%) ASP.NET
10 298 (5.46%) SOAP
11 286 (5.24%) jQuery
12 284 (5.20%) JSON
13 268 (4.91%) HTML5
14 235 (4.31%) RESTful
15 221 (4.05%) Hibernate
16 193 (3.54%) J2EE
17 191 (3.50%) .NET Framework
18 178 (3.26%) WCF
19 155 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
20 148 (2.71%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 533 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 236 (4.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 231 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 173 (3.17%) Derivative
5 165 (3.02%) Fixed Income
6 149 (2.73%) Algorithms
6 149 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 141 (2.58%) Equities
8 114 (2.09%) Data Structures
9 105 (1.92%) User Experience
10 97 (1.78%) Credit Risk
11 96 (1.76%) Fintech
12 90 (1.65%) Data Centre
13 86 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
14 54 (0.99%) NHS
15 53 (0.97%) Replication
16 52 (0.95%) Clustering
17 50 (0.92%) Hedge funds
17 50 (0.92%) SWIFT
18 46 (0.84%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 729 (13.36%) Linux
2 713 (13.07%) Unix
3 657 (12.04%) Windows
4 196 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 93 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (1.23%) Solaris
8 54 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (0.73%) Windows 10
11 39 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 28 (0.51%) Android
13 27 (0.49%) CentOS
14 24 (0.44%) Windows 7
15 19 (0.35%) AIX
16 18 (0.33%) Ubuntu
17 14 (0.26%) SUSE
18 12 (0.22%) OpenVMS
19 10 (0.18%) FreeBSD
20 8 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1575 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 776 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
3 631 (11.56%) ETL
4 574 (10.52%) TDD
5 517 (9.47%) Data Modelling
6 466 (8.54%) Scrum
7 457 (8.37%) Analytics
8 402 (7.37%) SDLC
9 387 (7.09%) Migration
10 379 (6.95%) MVC
11 345 (6.32%) OO
12 332 (6.08%) DevOps
13 319 (5.85%) Data Analysis
14 308 (5.64%) BDD
15 283 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
16 242 (4.43%) Business Analysis
16 242 (4.43%) CRM
17 239 (4.38%) Software Engineering
18 220 (4.03%) E-Commerce
19 216 (3.96%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1250 (22.91%) Java
2 963 (17.65%) C#
3 895 (16.40%) JavaScript
4 681 (12.48%) Python
5 659 (12.08%) T-SQL
6 405 (7.42%) PL/SQL
7 265 (4.86%) C++
8 244 (4.47%) Scala
9 241 (4.42%) Shell Script
10 234 (4.29%) R
11 233 (4.27%) Perl
12 231 (4.23%) PowerShell
13 199 (3.65%) VBA
14 124 (2.27%) Bash Shell
15 116 (2.13%) VB
16 111 (2.03%) PHP
17 110 (2.02%) Ruby
18 106 (1.94%) C
19 71 (1.30%) VB.NET
20 60 (1.10%) Korn
Qualifications
1 439 (8.04%) Degree
2 137 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 86 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 57 (1.04%) ISEB
5 48 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 46 (0.84%) PhD
7 38 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (0.48%) CISSP
9 25 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 24 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (0.35%) MCSE
12 16 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 14 (0.26%) CCNA
13 14 (0.26%) CCNP
14 13 (0.24%) CISM
15 12 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
15 12 (0.22%) MCITP
16 11 (0.20%) Sun Certification
17 10 (0.18%) GIAC
18 9 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (4.76%) QA
2 222 (4.07%) Data Quality
3 76 (1.39%) MiFID
4 41 (0.75%) EMIR
4 41 (0.75%) SLA
5 31 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 25 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.38%) FATCA
8 16 (0.29%) IFRS
8 16 (0.29%) IFRS 9
8 16 (0.29%) Solvency II
9 12 (0.22%) ISO20022
10 11 (0.20%) SEPA
11 9 (0.16%) Basel III
12 7 (0.13%) SDET
13 6 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
14 5 (0.092%) CRD IV
14 5 (0.092%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 4 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 260 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 119 (2.18%) Docker
2 119 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 44 (0.81%) HDFS
5 41 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
6 35 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 30 (0.55%) Apache Flume
8 23 (0.42%) NFS
9 20 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (0.37%) XenApp
10 14 (0.26%) Samba
11 13 (0.24%) SRDF
11 13 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (0.22%) RACF
13 11 (0.20%) KVM
13 11 (0.20%) Xen
14 10 (0.18%) Snort
14 10 (0.18%) vSphere
15 8 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 136 (2.49%) Puppet
2 121 (2.22%) Ansible
3 97 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (1.43%) SCOM
5 72 (1.32%) SCCM
6 71 (1.30%) Nagios
7 68 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
8 67 (1.23%) Control-M
9 33 (0.60%) Kibana
10 27 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
11 25 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
12 22 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
13 21 (0.38%) logstash
13 21 (0.38%) Oozie
14 18 (0.33%) Data Guard
15 16 (0.29%) Grafana
15 16 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
16 13 (0.24%) Nessus
17 12 (0.22%) Tivoli
18 10 (0.18%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1109 (20.32%) Oracle
2 910 (16.68%) Microsoft
3 243 (4.45%) Sybase
4 219 (4.01%) Tableau
5 180 (3.30%) VMware
6 165 (3.02%) SAP
7 153 (2.80%) IBM
8 120 (2.20%) Adobe
9 118 (2.16%) Teradata
10 91 (1.67%) Cisco
10 91 (1.67%) HP
11 89 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
12 77 (1.41%) Informatica
13 75 (1.37%) Google
14 68 (1.25%) Splunk
15 64 (1.17%) Solace
16 56 (1.03%) Red Hat
17 55 (1.01%) Bloomberg
18 54 (0.99%) Citrix
18 54 (0.99%) Cognos
London
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Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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London
Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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City, London
Harvey Nash plc
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
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London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £1,000 per day or £120,000 + bonus
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London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
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London
Talent International
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Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 4 Week initial duration
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London
Oliver James Associates
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London
TEKsystems
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TEKsystems
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Contingency Team
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Experis Ltd
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City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
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City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
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City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + 6 month term initailly
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London
Streamline Connections
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LA International
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Joseph Harry Ltd
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