The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Report Writer (SQR)
Rank 411 376 426
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +50
Contract jobs citing SQR 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% 0.023% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9774 8755 10492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.36% 40.49% 37.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7129 6327 7141
Average daily rate £425 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.87 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
SQR
England

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQR within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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SQR
England

SQR
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (75.00%) PeopleSoft
1 6 (75.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 6 (75.00%) PeopleTools
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) SSADM
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-business
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management

SQR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) PeopleTools
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) PeopleSoft Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) UML
1 2 (25.00%) SSADM
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) Content Management
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle