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 June 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.

SQL Developer
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.77% 4.03% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 4.13% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Median daily rate £600 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.48% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 109 121 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 96.46% 97.58% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 83 115
Median daily rate £575 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +120.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (75.00%) Banking
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) C++
5 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (50.00%) XML
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Spring
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) High Availability
6 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 3 (37.50%) DB2
6 3 (37.50%) Python
6 3 (37.50%) High-Frequency Trading
7 2 (25.00%) Hudson
7 2 (25.00%) EMIR
7 2 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (25.00%) Fintech
7 2 (25.00%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (25.00%) Ant
7 2 (25.00%) SOAP
7 2 (25.00%) Perl
7 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) KDB
4 1 (12.50%) Kdb+
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) Gradle
2 2 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (12.50%) J2SE
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) Fintech
1 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (25.00%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) High-Frequency Trading
3 2 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 2 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (25.00%) EMIR
1 2 (25.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Perforce
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase