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 27 June 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
27 Jun 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 2942 3582 3484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.53% 15.58% 14.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.11% 36.97% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2176 2594 2446
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 38 31
Median hourly rate £41.75 £22.34 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.88% -18.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.38 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.38 £52.17 £70.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
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
9458 9689 9711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.48% 42.15% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7208 7092 7077
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 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 83 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £18.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.00 £52.55 £146.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -2 560 £450 -0.82% 249
Canary Wharf +2 28 £400 -23.80% 1
Docklands, London +7 18 £448 -14.66%
Croydon -16 16 £310 -23.69% 5
Kingston Upon Thames +3 7 £403 +23.84% 6
Bromley -10 7 £438 +75.00% 2
Chessington - 6 - -
Romford +3 5 £400 -
Hammersmith -1 4 £406 +1.56%
Uxbridge -3 4 - - 4
Westminster -15 4 £475 +36.69% 1
Osterley - 4 £116 -
Hayes - 4 £275 -
Ealing -2 3 - -
Wimbledon - 3 £425 -
Brentford 0 2 - - 1
Hounslow -1 2 £383 +18.60% 1
Feltham -4 2 £328 -15.75%
Harrow - 2 £495 -
Surbiton - 2 - -
New Malden +10 1 - - 1
Paddington +6 1 £198 -
Enfield +4 1 - -
Chiswick +1 1 £565 - 3
Twickenham -1 1 £310 -1.97% 3
Ruislip - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £275 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1842 (30.25%) Finance
2 1741 (28.59%) SQL Server
3 1580 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
4 1460 (23.98%) Oracle
5 1246 (20.46%) Java
6 1144 (18.79%) .NET
7 1123 (18.44%) Banking
8 1058 (17.38%) C#
9 1006 (16.52%) Microsoft
10 915 (15.03%) JavaScript
11 889 (14.60%) Linux
12 874 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
13 813 (13.35%) Windows
14 772 (12.68%) HTML
15 741 (12.17%) Unix
16 705 (11.58%) T-SQL
17 704 (11.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 652 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
19 641 (10.53%) TDD
20 616 (10.12%) XML
21 612 (10.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 597 (9.80%) ETL
23 596 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
24 565 (9.28%) MS Excel
25 560 (9.20%) Python
26 543 (8.92%) PL/SQL
27 539 (8.85%) CSS
28 524 (8.61%) Scrum
29 504 (8.28%) Data Modelling
30 484 (7.95%) 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
1 231 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 210 (3.45%) IIS
3 165 (2.71%) Tomcat
4 161 (2.64%) SAS
5 159 (2.61%) Apache
6 151 (2.48%) WebSphere
7 121 (1.99%) WebLogic
8 113 (1.86%) Confluence
9 91 (1.49%) Apache Spark
10 84 (1.38%) CMS
11 79 (1.30%) nginx
12 63 (1.03%) JBoss
13 57 (0.94%) MS Exchange
14 55 (0.90%) Apache Pig
15 43 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
16 39 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
17 35 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
18 33 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
19 32 (0.53%) Jetty
20 31 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 565 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 199 (3.27%) MS Office
3 67 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (0.80%) MS Project
4 49 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 42 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 39 (0.64%) SPSS
7 17 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.20%) Stata
9 6 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.099%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.082%) Mathematica
11 3 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.049%) CPLEX
12 2 (0.033%) Mingle
13 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.016%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.016%) InDesign
13 1 (0.016%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 99 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 43 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 31 (0.51%) Markit EDM
4 31 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 27 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
5 27 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 23 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 23 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
7 21 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
8 20 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
9 18 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 17 (0.28%) ION MarketView
11 16 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
12 15 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
13 14 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
13 14 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
13 14 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
14 10 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
14 10 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 287 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (1.81%) GitHub
4 50 (0.82%) Office 365
5 42 (0.69%) PaaS
6 41 (0.67%) SaaS
7 39 (0.64%) IaaS
8 33 (0.54%) Google Analytics
9 26 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
13 15 (0.25%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
15 10 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
15 10 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (0.15%) TestFlight
17 8 (0.13%) Google App Engine
17 8 (0.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 140 (2.30%) HTTP
2 116 (1.91%) Firewall
3 105 (1.72%) SAN
4 92 (1.51%) DNS
5 77 (1.26%) Internet
6 73 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 59 (0.97%) LDAP
8 53 (0.87%) LAN
8 53 (0.87%) WAN
9 46 (0.76%) SSL
10 39 (0.64%) VPN
11 37 (0.61%) Network Security
12 35 (0.57%) DHCP
13 32 (0.53%) FTP
13 32 (0.53%) NAS
14 30 (0.49%) Multicast
15 26 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
16 21 (0.34%) iSCSI
16 21 (0.34%) VoIP
17 19 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1741 (28.59%) SQL Server
2 704 (11.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 652 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
4 612 (10.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 447 (7.34%) Oracle Database
6 443 (7.28%) Relational Database
7 384 (6.31%) NoSQL
8 360 (5.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 326 (5.35%) MySQL
10 299 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 296 (4.86%) Big Data
12 276 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
13 258 (4.24%) Hadoop
14 200 (3.28%) QlikView
15 174 (2.86%) MongoDB
16 158 (2.59%) RDBMS
17 157 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
18 155 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
19 133 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
20 132 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 415 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 357 (5.86%) JIRA
3 273 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 241 (3.96%) Maven
5 222 (3.65%) Subversion
6 203 (3.33%) Selenium
7 174 (2.86%) JUnit
8 168 (2.76%) Visual Studio
9 167 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 124 (2.04%) Cucumber
11 122 (2.00%) TeamCity
12 114 (1.87%) SoapUI
13 83 (1.36%) Artifactory
14 80 (1.31%) Ant
15 74 (1.22%) NUnit
16 72 (1.18%) GitLab
17 71 (1.17%) Mockito
18 65 (1.07%) Eclipse
18 65 (1.07%) HP UFT
18 65 (1.07%) Toad
General
1 1842 (30.25%) Finance
2 1123 (18.44%) Banking
3 401 (6.59%) Investment Banking
4 389 (6.39%) Front Office
5 243 (3.99%) Retail
6 198 (3.25%) Marketing
7 149 (2.45%) Financial Institution
8 113 (1.86%) Back Office
9 96 (1.58%) Legal
10 93 (1.53%) Telecoms
11 75 (1.23%) Law
12 58 (0.95%) Advertising
13 43 (0.71%) Games
14 41 (0.67%) Manufacturing
15 39 (0.64%) Publishing
16 29 (0.48%) Billing
16 29 (0.48%) Electronics
16 29 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 26 (0.43%) Retail Banking
18 24 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2640 (43.36%) Developer
2 1293 (21.24%) Analyst
3 757 (12.43%) SQL Developer
4 461 (7.57%) C# Developer
5 446 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 393 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 343 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 323 (5.30%) Architect
9 316 (5.19%) Consultant
10 303 (4.98%) Business Analyst
11 295 (4.84%) SQL Analyst
12 276 (4.53%) Data Analyst
13 244 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
14 237 (3.89%) DBA
15 220 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
16 213 (3.50%) Applications Support
17 205 (3.37%) Test Analyst
18 193 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 184 (3.02%) SSIS Developer
20 180 (2.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1144 (18.79%) .NET
2 772 (12.68%) HTML
3 616 (10.12%) XML
4 539 (8.85%) CSS
5 483 (7.93%) Web Services
6 364 (5.98%) ASP.NET
7 334 (5.49%) Spring
8 327 (5.37%) jQuery
9 321 (5.27%) AngularJS
10 318 (5.22%) HTML5
11 305 (5.01%) REST
12 269 (4.42%) SOAP
13 217 (3.56%) .NET Framework
14 204 (3.35%) J2EE
15 194 (3.19%) RESTful
16 181 (2.97%) WCF
17 176 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
17 176 (2.89%) JSON
18 171 (2.81%) Hibernate
19 159 (2.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 596 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 260 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 247 (4.06%) Derivative
4 200 (3.28%) Fixed Income
5 185 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 176 (2.89%) Equities
7 157 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 137 (2.25%) Visualisation
9 136 (2.23%) NHS
10 103 (1.69%) Credit Risk
11 101 (1.66%) Algorithms
12 100 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
13 99 (1.63%) Mathematics
14 96 (1.58%) Data Structures
15 91 (1.49%) Replication
16 84 (1.38%) Data Centre
17 81 (1.33%) Data Integration
17 81 (1.33%) Hedge funds
18 76 (1.25%) Clustering
18 76 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 889 (14.60%) Linux
2 813 (13.35%) Windows
3 741 (12.17%) Unix
4 275 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 127 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 105 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 105 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 92 (1.51%) Solaris
8 67 (1.10%) CoreOS
9 56 (0.92%) Apple iOS
10 54 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 51 (0.84%) Android
12 37 (0.61%) AIX
12 37 (0.61%) Windows 7
13 27 (0.44%) VMS
14 21 (0.34%) CentOS
15 12 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.18%) Debian
16 11 (0.18%) SUSE
17 10 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1580 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
2 874 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
3 641 (10.53%) TDD
4 597 (9.80%) ETL
5 524 (8.61%) Scrum
6 504 (8.28%) Data Modelling
7 484 (7.95%) Migration
8 409 (6.72%) MVC
9 406 (6.67%) OO
10 403 (6.62%) Analytics
11 381 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
12 370 (6.08%) SDLC
13 357 (5.86%) Data Analysis
14 304 (4.99%) Performance Tuning
15 295 (4.84%) BDD
16 287 (4.71%) E-Commerce
17 286 (4.70%) DevOps
18 250 (4.11%) CRM
19 244 (4.01%) Project Management
20 243 (3.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1246 (20.46%) Java
2 1058 (17.38%) C#
3 915 (15.03%) JavaScript
4 705 (11.58%) T-SQL
5 560 (9.20%) Python
6 543 (8.92%) PL/SQL
7 313 (5.14%) Perl
8 295 (4.84%) C++
9 287 (4.71%) PowerShell
10 283 (4.65%) VBA
11 242 (3.97%) Shell Script
12 217 (3.56%) Ruby
13 202 (3.32%) PHP
14 149 (2.45%) VB
15 132 (2.17%) Bash Shell
16 130 (2.13%) R
17 117 (1.92%) Scala
18 97 (1.59%) C
18 97 (1.59%) VB.NET
19 77 (1.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 421 (6.91%) Degree
2 214 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 145 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 102 (1.68%) ISEB
5 82 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 76 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 51 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 47 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 37 (0.61%) MCSE
10 35 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 34 (0.56%) PhD
12 26 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 26 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (0.38%) CCNA
14 21 (0.34%) PMI Certification
15 19 (0.31%) MCSA
16 18 (0.30%) CISSP
17 17 (0.28%) BC Cleared
17 17 (0.28%) PMP
18 13 (0.21%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (5.17%) QA
2 236 (3.88%) Data Quality
3 49 (0.80%) SLA
4 33 (0.54%) Solvency II
5 24 (0.39%) MiFID
6 16 (0.26%) HL7
7 15 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
7 15 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
8 14 (0.23%) Basel II
8 14 (0.23%) EMIR
9 11 (0.18%) Basel III
10 9 (0.15%) FATCA
10 9 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.13%) ISO20022
12 7 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.11%) SDET
13 6 (0.099%) DICOM
13 6 (0.099%) IAS 39
13 6 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (0.099%) SEPA
System Software
1 254 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 137 (2.25%) Docker
3 122 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (1.08%) Ceph
4 66 (1.08%) etcd
4 66 (1.08%) flannel
5 65 (1.07%) GlusterFS
6 61 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 51 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
8 29 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 28 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
10 25 (0.41%) XenApp
11 22 (0.36%) Xen
12 20 (0.33%) NFS
12 20 (0.33%) RACF
13 18 (0.30%) KVM
13 18 (0.30%) SRDF
14 16 (0.26%) Apache Flume
14 16 (0.26%) vSphere
15 15 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 202 (3.32%) Puppet
2 136 (2.23%) Ansible
3 104 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 99 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
5 81 (1.33%) HAProxy
6 76 (1.25%) logstash
7 71 (1.17%) Kubernetes
8 69 (1.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 67 (1.10%) Graphite
10 66 (1.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 65 (1.07%) rkt
12 63 (1.03%) Control-M
13 59 (0.97%) Nagios
14 54 (0.89%) SCCM
15 49 (0.80%) SCOM
16 36 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
17 30 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 22 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
19 19 (0.31%) Data Guard
20 18 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1460 (23.98%) Oracle
2 1006 (16.52%) Microsoft
3 221 (3.63%) Sybase
4 206 (3.38%) Tableau
5 201 (3.30%) VMware
6 197 (3.24%) IBM
7 160 (2.63%) HP
8 138 (2.27%) Informatica
9 129 (2.12%) Red Hat
10 125 (2.05%) SAP
11 98 (1.61%) Citrix
12 95 (1.56%) Cisco
13 81 (1.33%) Cognos
14 79 (1.30%) Teradata
15 76 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
16 69 (1.13%) Google
17 55 (0.90%) Bloomberg
18 54 (0.89%) Adobe
19 50 (0.82%) Atlassian
20 48 (0.79%) NetApp
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Arrows Group
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Oscar
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Harrington Starr
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Montash
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Harrington Starr
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Eames Consulting
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Parallel Consulting
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C4 Commerce
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Durlston Partners
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