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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / London
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 2639 2952 3208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.63% 14.38% 15.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.98% 33.24% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1853 2092 2340
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 14
Median hourly rate £34.00 £24.14 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.87% -15.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £15.55 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £81.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
8804 8881 8849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.47% 43.26% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6563 6543 6657
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 72 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £17.68 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 0 494 £450 -5.26% 228
Canary Wharf +3 23 £500 +11.11%
Docklands, London 0 14 £543 +20.55%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 10 £375 - 5
New Malden +1 10 - - 2
Bromley +1 8 £550 +46.66% 1
Greenford -1 8 £413 -
Croydon -16 8 £385 +0.98% 5
Hammersmith +3 4 £575 +53.33%
Uxbridge 0 4 £400 +14.28% 5
Wimbledon - 4 £275 -
Westminster -10 3 £380 -14.22%
Hounslow - 3 - - 1
Twickenham - 3 £400 - 2
Chessington 0 2 £280 +86.66% 1
Greenwich -2 2 £431 -4.16% 1
Enfield -3 2 £300 -50.00%
Barnet 0 1 £388 -17.02% 1
Mayfair 0 1 £650 -7.14%
Feltham -3 1 £380 +26.66%
Surbiton - 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 1657 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1628 (29.31%) Finance
3 1546 (27.83%) SQL Server
4 1287 (23.17%) Java
5 1157 (20.83%) Oracle
6 1062 (19.12%) Banking
7 979 (17.62%) .NET
8 969 (17.44%) C#
9 940 (16.92%) JavaScript
10 871 (15.68%) Microsoft
11 786 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
12 714 (12.85%) HTML
12 714 (12.85%) Linux
13 713 (12.84%) Unix
14 707 (12.73%) Windows
15 665 (11.97%) T-SQL
16 663 (11.94%) XML
17 651 (11.72%) ETL
18 647 (11.65%) Python
19 634 (11.41%) Data Warehouse
20 602 (10.84%) TDD
21 589 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 557 (10.03%) Web Services
23 553 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
24 503 (9.05%) Data Modelling
25 501 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 492 (8.86%) Scrum
27 487 (8.77%) CSS
28 475 (8.55%) Degree
29 458 (8.24%) Git (software)

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
1 235 (4.23%) Apache Spark
2 204 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 200 (3.60%) IIS
4 161 (2.90%) Apache
5 158 (2.84%) WebSphere
6 134 (2.41%) Tomcat
7 131 (2.36%) SAS
8 117 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
9 100 (1.80%) Confluence
10 69 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 65 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 63 (1.13%) Apache Pig
13 58 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
14 57 (1.03%) CMS
15 56 (1.01%) JBoss
15 56 (1.01%) WebLogic
16 47 (0.85%) MS Exchange
17 46 (0.83%) Apache Solr
18 29 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
19 25 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 458 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 112 (2.02%) MS Office
3 77 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 68 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
5 52 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.45%) SPSS
7 14 (0.25%) MS Project
8 6 (0.11%) LaTeX
9 5 (0.090%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.072%) HipChat
10 4 (0.072%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.054%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.054%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.036%) Stata
13 1 (0.018%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.018%) Mingle
13 1 (0.018%) Weka
Business Applications
1 107 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 32 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 32 (0.58%) Markit EDM
5 29 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 24 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
7 18 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 17 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
9 16 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
10 13 (0.23%) RMDS
11 11 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
11 11 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.20%) SAP hybris
12 10 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
13 9 (0.16%) Minerva
13 9 (0.16%) Summit
14 8 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
14 8 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
14 8 (0.14%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 285 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 248 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (1.87%) GitHub
4 67 (1.21%) Office 365
5 57 (1.03%) SaaS
6 41 (0.74%) PaaS
7 33 (0.59%) Google Analytics
8 32 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (0.56%) IaaS
10 25 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
11 24 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
12 22 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (0.29%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
16 10 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (0.18%) TestFlight
17 9 (0.16%) Yammer
18 8 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 149 (2.68%) HTTP
2 144 (2.59%) Firewall
3 104 (1.87%) DNS
4 100 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 73 (1.31%) SAN
6 64 (1.15%) DHCP
7 60 (1.08%) Network Security
8 56 (1.01%) Internet
9 54 (0.97%) LDAP
10 49 (0.88%) WAN
11 45 (0.81%) LAN
12 44 (0.79%) Kerberos
12 44 (0.79%) VPN
13 36 (0.65%) FTP
14 28 (0.50%) NAS
15 26 (0.47%) SSL
16 18 (0.32%) iSCSI
16 18 (0.32%) Multicast
17 17 (0.31%) Intranet
18 15 (0.27%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1546 (27.83%) SQL Server
2 634 (11.41%) Data Warehouse
3 589 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 501 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 447 (8.05%) Big Data
6 396 (7.13%) Relational Database
7 391 (7.04%) Hadoop
8 353 (6.35%) NoSQL
9 305 (5.49%) Oracle Database
10 286 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 247 (4.45%) MySQL
12 220 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 215 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
14 201 (3.62%) Apache Hive
15 164 (2.95%) MongoDB
16 153 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
17 147 (2.65%) RDBMS
18 144 (2.59%) QlikView
19 126 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
20 109 (1.96%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 458 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 359 (6.46%) JIRA
3 312 (5.62%) Jenkins
4 204 (3.67%) Maven
5 176 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 175 (3.15%) JUnit
7 170 (3.06%) Subversion
8 165 (2.97%) Selenium
9 122 (2.20%) TeamCity
10 111 (2.00%) Visual Studio
11 105 (1.89%) Cucumber
12 85 (1.53%) Mockito
13 78 (1.40%) NUnit
14 73 (1.31%) Gradle
15 65 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 64 (1.15%) Ant
16 64 (1.15%) WebDriver
17 58 (1.04%) Eclipse
17 58 (1.04%) SoapUI
18 57 (1.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 1628 (29.31%) Finance
2 1062 (19.12%) Banking
3 393 (7.07%) Investment Banking
4 332 (5.98%) Front Office
5 301 (5.42%) Retail
6 240 (4.32%) Marketing
7 136 (2.45%) Back Office
8 102 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 85 (1.53%) Legal
10 70 (1.26%) Law
11 66 (1.19%) Telecoms
12 62 (1.12%) Advertising
13 48 (0.86%) Games
14 45 (0.81%) Retail Banking
15 40 (0.72%) Publishing
16 23 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
17 22 (0.40%) Manufacturing
18 19 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.32%) Electronics
20 14 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2427 (43.69%) Developer
2 1221 (21.98%) Analyst
3 562 (10.12%) SQL Developer
4 506 (9.11%) Java Developer
5 390 (7.02%) C# Developer
6 370 (6.66%) Architect
7 340 (6.12%) Data Analyst
8 331 (5.96%) .NET Developer
9 302 (5.44%) SQL Analyst
10 292 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 289 (5.20%) Business Analyst
12 277 (4.99%) Consultant
13 204 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
14 171 (3.08%) DBA
15 151 (2.72%) Test Analyst
16 146 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 135 (2.43%) Administrator
18 134 (2.41%) Support Analyst
19 124 (2.23%) Agile Developer
20 122 (2.20%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 979 (17.62%) .NET
2 714 (12.85%) HTML
3 663 (11.94%) XML
4 557 (10.03%) Web Services
5 487 (8.77%) CSS
6 382 (6.88%) Spring
7 368 (6.62%) ASP.NET
8 344 (6.19%) AngularJS
9 341 (6.14%) REST
10 321 (5.78%) jQuery
11 308 (5.54%) SOAP
12 271 (4.88%) JSON
13 260 (4.68%) HTML5
14 254 (4.57%) RESTful
15 235 (4.23%) Hibernate
16 210 (3.78%) J2EE
17 194 (3.49%) WCF
18 185 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
19 182 (3.28%) .NET Framework
20 149 (2.68%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 553 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (4.43%) Computer Science
3 212 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 178 (3.20%) Visualisation
5 167 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 157 (2.83%) Derivative
6 157 (2.83%) Statistics
7 148 (2.66%) Equities
8 138 (2.48%) Fixed Income
9 137 (2.47%) Algorithms
10 116 (2.09%) Credit Risk
11 113 (2.03%) Mathematics
12 112 (2.02%) User Experience
13 105 (1.89%) Data Structures
14 100 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
15 96 (1.73%) Data Integration
15 96 (1.73%) Fintech
16 83 (1.49%) Data Centre
17 60 (1.08%) Market Risk
18 55 (0.99%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 714 (12.85%) Linux
2 713 (12.84%) Unix
3 707 (12.73%) Windows
4 212 (3.82%) Windows Server
5 97 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 95 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 74 (1.33%) Solaris
8 54 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 49 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 48 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 41 (0.74%) Android
12 29 (0.52%) CentOS
13 28 (0.50%) Windows 7
14 27 (0.49%) Windows 10
15 23 (0.41%) AIX
16 16 (0.29%) SUSE
17 11 (0.20%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.18%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.18%) Windows XP
19 9 (0.16%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1657 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
2 786 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
3 651 (11.72%) ETL
4 602 (10.84%) TDD
5 503 (9.05%) Data Modelling
6 492 (8.86%) Scrum
7 456 (8.21%) Analytics
8 441 (7.94%) MVC
9 408 (7.34%) Migration
10 370 (6.66%) Data Analysis
11 369 (6.64%) SDLC
12 348 (6.26%) OO
13 319 (5.74%) DevOps
14 313 (5.63%) BDD
15 298 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
16 250 (4.50%) E-Commerce
17 246 (4.43%) Software Engineering
18 238 (4.28%) Unit Testing
19 234 (4.21%) Business Analysis
20 231 (4.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1287 (23.17%) Java
2 969 (17.44%) C#
3 940 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 665 (11.97%) T-SQL
5 647 (11.65%) Python
6 445 (8.01%) PL/SQL
7 237 (4.27%) C++
8 229 (4.12%) Scala
9 221 (3.98%) Perl
10 220 (3.96%) VBA
11 219 (3.94%) Shell Script
12 216 (3.89%) PowerShell
12 216 (3.89%) R
13 131 (2.36%) PHP
14 120 (2.16%) VB
15 117 (2.11%) C
16 113 (2.03%) Bash Shell
17 106 (1.91%) Ruby
18 85 (1.53%) VB.NET
19 55 (0.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 475 (8.55%) Degree
2 135 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 82 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 65 (1.17%) ISEB
5 60 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 37 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (0.67%) PhD
7 32 (0.58%) CISSP
8 27 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 23 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.29%) MCSE
11 15 (0.27%) CISM
12 14 (0.25%) CCNP
13 13 (0.23%) CCNA
14 11 (0.20%) MCITP
14 11 (0.20%) PMP
15 10 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
16 9 (0.16%) GCIH
16 9 (0.16%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (5.02%) QA
2 221 (3.98%) Data Quality
3 51 (0.92%) MiFID
4 33 (0.59%) SLA
5 26 (0.47%) EMIR
5 26 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 25 (0.45%) Solvency II
7 21 (0.38%) FATCA
8 16 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
9 14 (0.25%) Basel III
10 11 (0.20%) SEPA
11 7 (0.13%) ISO20022
12 6 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.090%) COSO
13 5 (0.090%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.090%) SDET
14 4 (0.072%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 266 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 117 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (1.84%) Docker
4 53 (0.95%) HDFS
5 46 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 40 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
7 31 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (0.49%) Apache Flume
9 24 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (0.41%) NFS
11 18 (0.32%) XenApp
12 14 (0.25%) SRDF
12 14 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.23%) KVM
13 13 (0.23%) Samba
13 13 (0.23%) Xen
14 11 (0.20%) vSphere
15 10 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 9 (0.16%) RACF
16 9 (0.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 136 (2.45%) Puppet
2 117 (2.11%) Ansible
3 93 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 79 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
5 68 (1.22%) SCCM
6 67 (1.21%) SCOM
7 65 (1.17%) Nagios
8 58 (1.04%) Control-M
9 31 (0.56%) Kibana
10 25 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
11 22 (0.40%) logstash
12 21 (0.38%) Grafana
12 21 (0.38%) Oozie
13 20 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
14 18 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
15 16 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
16 15 (0.27%) Data Guard
17 13 (0.23%) Nessus
17 13 (0.23%) WSUS
18 12 (0.22%) Ambari
Vendors
1 1157 (20.83%) Oracle
2 871 (15.68%) Microsoft
3 234 (4.21%) Sybase
4 228 (4.10%) Tableau
5 178 (3.20%) VMware
6 167 (3.01%) SAP
7 146 (2.63%) IBM
8 133 (2.39%) Adobe
9 118 (2.12%) Teradata
10 101 (1.82%) HP
11 93 (1.67%) Cisco
12 91 (1.64%) Google
13 83 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
14 79 (1.42%) Informatica
15 75 (1.35%) Splunk
16 60 (1.08%) Solace
17 58 (1.04%) Netezza
18 55 (0.99%) Atlassian
18 55 (0.99%) Citrix
19 53 (0.95%) Cognos
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 28 minutes ago
London
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago