The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 4 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 33 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 25.00% 16.54% 15.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.38% 42.00% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 11
Median daily rate £535 £480 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.45% -6.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £701 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.02 £30.00
% change year-on-year +73.76% -23.26%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 50 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 47.73% 39.37% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 27
Median daily rate £560 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £361 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £701 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Canary Wharf

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Canary Wharf

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Canary Wharf

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Canary Wharf

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for SQL.

1 34 (61.82%) Finance
2 22 (40.00%) Java
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Banking
3 21 (38.18%) Linux
4 17 (30.91%) Unix
5 16 (29.09%) OO
5 16 (29.09%) Relational Database
6 15 (27.27%) XML
7 13 (23.64%) Sybase
8 12 (21.82%) DB2
8 12 (21.82%) DevOps
8 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (20.00%) Perl
9 11 (20.00%) Python
9 11 (20.00%) Front Office
9 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
10 10 (18.18%) Degree
10 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 10 (18.18%) Oracle
10 10 (18.18%) SDLC
11 9 (16.36%) HTML
11 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
11 9 (16.36%) Spring
12 8 (14.55%) Open Source
12 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
12 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
13 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
13 7 (12.73%) SOAP
13 7 (12.73%) Solaris

SQL
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 3 (5.45%) Confluence
1 3 (5.45%) JBoss
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) DataSynapse
3 1 (1.82%) Drupal
3 1 (1.82%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
3 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.82%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.82%) FastStats
1 1 (1.82%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) IaaS
2 3 (5.45%) PaaS
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) DHCP
1 5 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.64%) NAS
2 2 (3.64%) Network Security
2 2 (3.64%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) TACACS
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) FCoE
3 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) LDAP
3 1 (1.82%) Multicast
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) Relational Database
2 12 (21.82%) DB2
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.45%) Big Data
7 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
7 3 (5.45%) HBase
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.82%) FileMaker
8 1 (1.82%) KDB
8 1 (1.82%) MS Access
8 1 (1.82%) MySQL
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.27%) JIRA
2 4 (7.27%) JUnit
2 4 (7.27%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Ant
3 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.64%) ERwin
3 2 (3.64%) Gradle
3 2 (3.64%) Grunt
3 2 (3.64%) gulp
3 2 (3.64%) Hudson
3 2 (3.64%) JBehave
3 2 (3.64%) jspm
3 2 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (3.64%) Maven
3 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (61.82%) Finance
2 22 (40.00%) Banking
3 11 (20.00%) Front Office
3 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Legal
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) German Language
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Perl Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Python Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Architect
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Core Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Platform Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Security Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) XML
2 9 (16.36%) HTML
2 9 (16.36%) Spring
3 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
3 7 (12.73%) SOAP
4 6 (10.91%) CSS
4 6 (10.91%) JSON
4 6 (10.91%) REST
5 4 (7.27%) J2EE
5 4 (7.27%) Protocol Buffers
6 3 (5.45%) .NET
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.45%) HTML5
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.64%) COM+
7 2 (3.64%) J2SE
7 2 (3.64%) JMS
7 2 (3.64%) Middleware
7 2 (3.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (9.09%) CMDB
5 4 (7.27%) Derivative
6 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
6 3 (5.45%) Equities
6 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.45%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (5.45%) Reference Data
6 3 (5.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
7 2 (3.64%) iSeries
7 2 (3.64%) Tandem
8 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.82%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 17 (30.91%) Unix
3 7 (12.73%) Solaris
4 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.09%) Windows
5 3 (5.45%) Android
5 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.64%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) OO
3 12 (21.82%) DevOps
4 10 (18.18%) SDLC
5 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
5 8 (14.55%) Open Source
6 7 (12.73%) High-Frequency Trading
7 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.91%) High Availability
7 6 (10.91%) Logical Data Model
7 6 (10.91%) Migration
7 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.09%) Low Latency
8 5 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (9.09%) OOD
8 5 (9.09%) Project Management
8 5 (9.09%) SOA
8 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) Perl
2 11 (20.00%) Python
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.45%) R
6 3 (5.45%) VB
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.82%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) VB6
8 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.64%) EMIR
2 2 (3.64%) MiFID
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) NFS
2 2 (3.64%) RACF
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) KVM
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.82%) SRDF
3 1 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.27%) Ansible
2 4 (7.27%) Puppet
3 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.82%) Packer
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Sybase
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.27%) IBM
4 4 (7.27%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.64%) Adobe
5 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.64%) EMC
5 2 (3.64%) Informatica
5 2 (3.64%) NetApp
5 2 (3.64%) Perforce
5 2 (3.64%) Tableau
5 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) Intel
6 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.82%) Reuters