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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
London / Docklands, London
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 20.34% 21.43% 21.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 52.17% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Median daily rate £400 £478 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.31% +32.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £386 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £630 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -20.00%  

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 30 23 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 50.85% 41.07% 50.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 35
Median daily rate £550 £478 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.06% +12.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £698 £628
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 - £45.00 -
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 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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL in Docklands, London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Docklands, London

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 27 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for SQL.

1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Banking
3 12 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) Front Office
5 9 (32.14%) Oracle
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) Python
6 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
7 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (25.00%) Degree
7 7 (25.00%) JIRA
7 7 (25.00%) QlikView
7 7 (25.00%) C#
7 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
8 6 (21.43%) Qlik Sense
8 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 6 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
9 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
9 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
9 5 (17.86%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
9 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (17.86%) ETL
9 5 (17.86%) Unix
9 5 (17.86%) Confluence

SQL
Top Related 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 5 (17.86%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) SAS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) DataSynapse
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
1 2 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) FCoE
2 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) Multicast
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) QlikView
3 6 (21.43%) Qlik Sense
4 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
5 3 (10.71%) HBase
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.14%) Cloudera CDH
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.57%) Data Lake
7 1 (3.57%) KDB
7 1 (3.57%) Kdb+
7 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Banking
3 9 (32.14%) Front Office
4 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (7.14%) German Language
6 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Pricing Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Dashboard Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Data Quality Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) ETL Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Informatica Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Informatica Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
1 4 (14.29%) LINQ
1 4 (14.29%) WCF
1 4 (14.29%) WPF
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) D3.js
3 2 (7.14%) STL
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) React
4 1 (3.57%) Rendezvous
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 2 (7.14%) Equities
3 2 (7.14%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.86%) ETL
6 4 (14.29%) Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) DevOps
6 4 (14.29%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (10.71%) Data Transformation
7 3 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 2 (7.14%) Service Management
8 2 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Python
2 7 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) VBA
6 3 (10.71%) C++
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
7 2 (7.14%) Apex Code
7 2 (7.14%) Korn
7 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.57%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Data Quality
2 4 (14.29%) QA
3 3 (10.71%) Basel III
3 3 (10.71%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) HDFS
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) KVM
2 1 (3.57%) NFS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) SRDF
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Control-M
1 2 (7.14%) Grafana
1 2 (7.14%) Graphite
1 2 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Cloudera
2 2 (7.14%) Informatica
2 2 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Intel
3 1 (3.57%) NetApp
3 1 (3.57%) SunGard
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase
3 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.57%) VMware