The table below looks at the statistics for SQR skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQR over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Report Writer (SQR)
Rank 424 422 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SQR 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.032% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% 0.073% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £507
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SQR
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
10165 10919 10545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.51% 43.38% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7300 7807 7364
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 84 139
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

SQR
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQR across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQR Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQR
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQR across the London region.

SQR Daily Rate Trend in London

SQR
Top 10 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SQR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQR.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) PeopleCode
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (50.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS

SQR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SQR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) PeopleSoft Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle HR Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) PeopleCode
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) PeopleSoft