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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 3002 3592 3502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.54% 15.24% 14.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.81% 35.95% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2180 2606 2441
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 46 30
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £28.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -28.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £16.00 £19.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.00 £46.09 £75.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
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
9744 9992 9829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.95% 42.39% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7330 7319 7045
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 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 91 67
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £16.47 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +1 566 £450 - 236
Canary Wharf +8 28 £365 -23.15%
Docklands, London +8 21 £430 -14.00%
Croydon -16 18 £350 -9.67% 10
Feltham +5 12 £434 +20.48% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +7 11 £383 +15.03% 4
Uxbridge +6 9 £475 +70.40% 2
Bromley -9 8 £390 +56.00% 3
Hammersmith 0 6 £388 -8.82% 1
Westminster -17 6 £475 +143.58% 1
Chessington - 6 - -
Romford - 4 £400 -
Hayes - 3 - -
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Brentford -1 2 £400 +18.51% 1
Teddington - 2 £413 -
Osterley - 2 £155 -
Paddington +7 1 £198 -
Ilford +5 1 - -
Enfield +3 1 - - 1
Ealing +1 1 - -
Chiswick +1 1 - -
Hounslow 0 1 £490 +45.18% 1
Hillingdon -2 1 £375 +15.38%
Southwark - 1 £475 -
Wimbledon - 1 £200 - 1
Ruislip - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 - - 3
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1829 (29.79%) Finance
2 1696 (27.62%) SQL Server
3 1646 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
4 1515 (24.67%) Oracle
5 1281 (20.86%) Java
6 1124 (18.31%) Banking
7 1105 (18.00%) .NET
8 1026 (16.71%) C#
9 998 (16.25%) Microsoft
10 969 (15.78%) JavaScript
11 881 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
12 867 (14.12%) Linux
13 794 (12.93%) Windows
14 781 (12.72%) HTML
15 753 (12.26%) Unix
16 698 (11.37%) T-SQL
17 679 (11.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 663 (10.80%) Data Warehouse
19 661 (10.77%) ETL
20 642 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
21 623 (10.15%) TDD
22 621 (10.11%) XML
23 595 (9.69%) PL/SQL
24 579 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 557 (9.07%) CSS
26 542 (8.83%) Scrum
27 540 (8.79%) MS Excel
28 535 (8.71%) Python
29 528 (8.60%) Data Modelling
30 501 (8.16%) Migration

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
1 217 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 211 (3.44%) IIS
3 183 (2.98%) SAS
4 181 (2.95%) Tomcat
5 161 (2.62%) Apache
6 154 (2.51%) WebSphere
7 123 (2.00%) WebLogic
8 115 (1.87%) Confluence
9 102 (1.66%) Apache Spark
10 86 (1.40%) nginx
11 72 (1.17%) CMS
12 70 (1.14%) JBoss
13 56 (0.91%) Apache Pig
14 53 (0.86%) MS Exchange
15 45 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
16 44 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
17 38 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
17 38 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
18 35 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
19 31 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 540 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 178 (2.90%) MS Office
3 80 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 47 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.60%) MS Project
6 37 (0.60%) SPSS
7 12 (0.20%) Stata
8 8 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.081%) Mathematica
9 5 (0.081%) Mingle
10 3 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.016%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.016%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.016%) InDesign
11 1 (0.016%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 99 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 81 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 55 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 36 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 31 (0.50%) Markit EDM
6 27 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
7 22 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 22 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
8 21 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
9 20 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
9 20 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
10 19 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
11 16 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 16 (0.26%) ION MarketView
12 15 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
12 15 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
13 14 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
14 12 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
15 11 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
16 10 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 295 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (1.76%) GitHub
4 49 (0.80%) SaaS
5 44 (0.72%) PaaS
6 41 (0.67%) IaaS
6 41 (0.67%) Office 365
7 32 (0.52%) Google Analytics
8 27 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
12 13 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.18%) Google Play
13 11 (0.18%) TestFlight
14 9 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.15%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.13%) Google App Engine
16 7 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 159 (2.59%) HTTP
2 122 (1.99%) Firewall
3 96 (1.56%) SAN
4 91 (1.48%) DNS
5 73 (1.19%) Internet
6 70 (1.14%) LDAP
7 59 (0.96%) TCP/IP
8 56 (0.91%) LAN
9 54 (0.88%) WAN
10 45 (0.73%) SSL
11 40 (0.65%) Network Security
12 33 (0.54%) NAS
13 32 (0.52%) FTP
14 30 (0.49%) Multicast
15 29 (0.47%) DHCP
15 29 (0.47%) VPN
16 28 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
17 22 (0.36%) iSCSI
17 22 (0.36%) Skype
18 21 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1696 (27.62%) SQL Server
2 679 (11.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 663 (10.80%) Data Warehouse
4 579 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 452 (7.36%) Relational Database
6 450 (7.33%) Oracle Database
7 412 (6.71%) NoSQL
8 330 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 324 (5.28%) MySQL
10 323 (5.26%) Big Data
11 292 (4.76%) Hadoop
12 291 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 244 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 186 (3.03%) QlikView
15 173 (2.82%) MongoDB
16 162 (2.64%) RDBMS
17 156 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
18 151 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
19 131 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
20 129 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 437 (7.12%) Git (software)
2 366 (5.96%) JIRA
3 260 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 246 (4.01%) Subversion
5 239 (3.89%) Maven
6 201 (3.27%) Selenium
7 191 (3.11%) JUnit
8 177 (2.88%) Visual Studio
9 174 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 128 (2.08%) Cucumber
11 126 (2.05%) TeamCity
12 109 (1.78%) SoapUI
13 87 (1.42%) Artifactory
14 86 (1.40%) Eclipse
15 84 (1.37%) Ant
16 76 (1.24%) NUnit
17 74 (1.21%) GitLab
17 74 (1.21%) Mockito
18 66 (1.07%) Gradle
19 64 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 1829 (29.79%) Finance
2 1124 (18.31%) Banking
3 393 (6.40%) Investment Banking
4 341 (5.55%) Front Office
5 264 (4.30%) Retail
6 220 (3.58%) Marketing
7 158 (2.57%) Financial Institution
8 119 (1.94%) Back Office
9 102 (1.66%) Legal
10 96 (1.56%) Telecoms
11 81 (1.32%) Law
12 52 (0.85%) Advertising
13 46 (0.75%) Games
13 46 (0.75%) Publishing
14 35 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 33 (0.54%) Billing
16 28 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 25 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (0.39%) Electronics
19 22 (0.36%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2650 (43.16%) Developer
2 1295 (21.09%) Analyst
3 731 (11.91%) SQL Developer
4 453 (7.38%) Java Developer
5 451 (7.35%) C# Developer
6 403 (6.56%) .NET Developer
7 359 (5.85%) Consultant
8 346 (5.64%) Senior Developer
9 338 (5.50%) Architect
10 305 (4.97%) Business Analyst
11 295 (4.80%) SQL Analyst
12 291 (4.74%) Data Analyst
13 242 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
14 224 (3.65%) Oracle Developer
15 212 (3.45%) DBA
16 210 (3.42%) Test Analyst
17 209 (3.40%) Applications Support
18 182 (2.96%) SSIS Developer
19 180 (2.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 169 (2.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1105 (18.00%) .NET
2 781 (12.72%) HTML
3 621 (10.11%) XML
4 557 (9.07%) CSS
5 495 (8.06%) Web Services
6 376 (6.12%) ASP.NET
7 365 (5.94%) Spring
8 342 (5.57%) AngularJS
9 338 (5.50%) REST
10 322 (5.24%) jQuery
11 312 (5.08%) HTML5
12 266 (4.33%) SOAP
13 221 (3.60%) J2EE
14 211 (3.44%) .NET Framework
15 200 (3.26%) RESTful
16 188 (3.06%) JSON
17 183 (2.98%) Hibernate
18 180 (2.93%) WCF
19 179 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
20 148 (2.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 642 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 237 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 232 (3.78%) Derivative
4 193 (3.14%) Fixed Income
5 182 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 174 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 173 (2.82%) Equities
8 142 (2.31%) Visualisation
9 117 (1.91%) Credit Risk
10 106 (1.73%) Algorithms
11 103 (1.68%) NHS
12 99 (1.61%) Data Structures
13 97 (1.58%) Data Centre
14 96 (1.56%) Data Integration
14 96 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
15 92 (1.50%) User Experience
16 91 (1.48%) Mathematics
17 83 (1.35%) Replication
17 83 (1.35%) Statistics
18 75 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 867 (14.12%) Linux
2 794 (12.93%) Windows
3 753 (12.26%) Unix
4 264 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 121 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 98 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 97 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 97 (1.58%) Solaris
8 70 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 69 (1.12%) CoreOS
10 64 (1.04%) Android
11 53 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (0.52%) AIX
12 32 (0.52%) Windows 7
13 28 (0.46%) VMS
14 20 (0.33%) CentOS
15 11 (0.18%) SUSE
15 11 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.16%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.098%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1646 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
2 881 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
3 661 (10.77%) ETL
4 623 (10.15%) TDD
5 542 (8.83%) Scrum
6 528 (8.60%) Data Modelling
7 501 (8.16%) Migration
8 432 (7.04%) Analytics
9 430 (7.00%) MVC
10 402 (6.55%) OO
11 391 (6.37%) Data Analysis
12 368 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
13 358 (5.83%) SDLC
14 296 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
15 285 (4.64%) E-Commerce
16 282 (4.59%) BDD
17 277 (4.51%) DevOps
18 270 (4.40%) CRM
19 267 (4.35%) Project Management
20 265 (4.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1281 (20.86%) Java
2 1026 (16.71%) C#
3 969 (15.78%) JavaScript
4 698 (11.37%) T-SQL
5 595 (9.69%) PL/SQL
6 535 (8.71%) Python
7 312 (5.08%) Perl
8 286 (4.66%) C++
9 284 (4.63%) VBA
10 275 (4.48%) PowerShell
11 228 (3.71%) Shell Script
12 212 (3.45%) Ruby
13 207 (3.37%) PHP
14 145 (2.36%) VB
15 139 (2.26%) R
16 128 (2.08%) Scala
17 120 (1.95%) Bash Shell
18 98 (1.60%) C
19 94 (1.53%) VB.NET
20 79 (1.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 426 (6.94%) Degree
2 232 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 163 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 83 (1.35%) ISEB
5 70 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 66 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 55 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 39 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 34 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 34 (0.55%) MCSE
10 31 (0.50%) PhD
11 28 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
12 26 (0.42%) PMI Certification
13 25 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (0.39%) CCNA
15 22 (0.36%) PMP
16 20 (0.33%) CISSP
17 17 (0.28%) MCSA
18 16 (0.26%) BC Cleared
19 15 (0.24%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (5.05%) QA
2 221 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 44 (0.72%) Solvency II
4 42 (0.68%) SLA
5 19 (0.31%) MiFID
6 18 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 16 (0.26%) EMIR
8 13 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
9 12 (0.20%) Basel III
10 11 (0.18%) Basel II
10 11 (0.18%) HL7
11 10 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.15%) FATCA
13 8 (0.13%) PCI DSS
13 8 (0.13%) SDET
14 6 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (0.098%) SEPA
15 5 (0.081%) GAAP
15 5 (0.081%) ISO20022
15 5 (0.081%) SAS 70
System Software
1 277 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 140 (2.28%) Docker
3 124 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (1.14%) Ceph
4 70 (1.14%) etcd
4 70 (1.14%) flannel
5 69 (1.12%) GlusterFS
6 56 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 55 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
8 39 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
9 26 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (0.39%) XenApp
11 23 (0.37%) Xen
12 22 (0.36%) NFS
13 20 (0.33%) SRDF
14 19 (0.31%) KVM
15 18 (0.29%) RACF
16 17 (0.28%) Apache Flume
17 16 (0.26%) vSphere
18 13 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 192 (3.13%) Puppet
2 132 (2.15%) Ansible
3 100 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
4 88 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
5 85 (1.38%) HAProxy
6 76 (1.24%) Kubernetes
7 74 (1.21%) Control-M
8 73 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 73 (1.19%) logstash
9 70 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 69 (1.12%) rkt
11 65 (1.06%) Graphite
12 60 (0.98%) SCCM
13 55 (0.90%) Nagios
14 51 (0.83%) SCOM
15 39 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
16 30 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 22 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
18 20 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
19 19 (0.31%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1515 (24.67%) Oracle
2 998 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 227 (3.70%) Tableau
4 208 (3.39%) VMware
5 205 (3.34%) Sybase
6 203 (3.31%) IBM
7 151 (2.46%) Informatica
8 148 (2.41%) HP
9 133 (2.17%) SAP
10 117 (1.91%) Red Hat
11 104 (1.69%) Citrix
12 101 (1.64%) Teradata
13 90 (1.47%) Cisco
13 90 (1.47%) Google
14 81 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
15 80 (1.30%) Cognos
16 70 (1.14%) Adobe
17 55 (0.90%) Bloomberg
18 52 (0.85%) Atlassian
19 50 (0.81%) TIBCO
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