The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 June 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Contract jobs citing SQL 13 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 25.00% 28.33% 12.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 59.09% 45.95% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 12
Median daily rate £563 £466 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.70% -11.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £282 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £530 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 22 37 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 42.31% 61.67% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 34
Median daily rate £575 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.74% +2.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Docklands, London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Docklands, London

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Docklands, London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Docklands, London

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for SQL.

1 14 (56.00%) Finance
1 14 (56.00%) Banking
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (24.00%) Data Quality
6 5 (20.00%) Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) DevOps
6 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (20.00%) Python
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) ETL
6 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (20.00%) QlikView
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.00%) Front Office
7 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) JIRA
7 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (16.00%) Unix
7 4 (16.00%) SOA
7 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (16.00%) C++
7 4 (16.00%) Market Risk

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 (12.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Mathematica
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (20.00%) QlikView
2 3 (12.00%) Qlik Sense
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) MS Access
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
4 1 (4.00%) Endeca
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) KDB
4 1 (4.00%) Kdb+
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 14 (56.00%) Banking
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Front Office
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.00%) German Language
5 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Dashboard Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
4 3 (12.00%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 2 (8.00%) Credit Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Risk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Salesforce Support
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) RESTful
2 2 (8.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) STL
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) COM+
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) React
3 1 (4.00%) Struts
3 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (16.00%) Market Risk
3 3 (12.00%) Equities
4 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Derivative
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
4 5 (20.00%) ETL
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
6 3 (12.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) UML
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) C++
2 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Korn
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Control-M
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) Informatica
2 2 (8.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (8.00%) Reuters
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Solace
3 1 (4.00%) Talarian
3 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.00%) VMware