The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 20 13 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 4.55% 8.26% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 9.17% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Median daily rate £600 £480 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -21.56% +41.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 122 109 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 92.42% 90.08% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 90 67
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Canary Wharf

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Developer in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Canary Wharf

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) DB2
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) Front Office
5 4 (40.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (30.00%) C++
6 3 (30.00%) Sybase
6 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (20.00%) Hudson
7 2 (20.00%) High Availability
7 2 (20.00%) Gradle
7 2 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (20.00%) Derivative

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) Gradle
2 2 (20.00%) Hudson
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Front Office
2 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) J2SE
2 2 (20.00%) JMS
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (10.00%) COM+
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Derivative
2 2 (20.00%) Equities
2 2 (20.00%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (10.00%) CMDB
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) High-Frequency Trading
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (20.00%) EMIR
1 2 (20.00%) MiFID
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Sybase
2 2 (20.00%) Perforce
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Solace
3 1 (10.00%) Talarian
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO