The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 89 68 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.52% 13.28% 14.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.73% 39.53% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 31 51
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.40% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 172 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.54% 33.59% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 91 123
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +111.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £37.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Birmingham region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 80 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (41.88%) .NET
3 42 (26.25%) C#
3 42 (26.25%) JavaScript
4 32 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (19.38%) Windows
5 31 (19.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 29 (18.13%) CSS
7 29 (18.13%) ASP.NET
8 28 (17.50%) Oracle
8 28 (17.50%) Java
9 26 (16.25%) jQuery
10 25 (15.63%) WCF
11 23 (14.38%) HTML
12 20 (12.50%) .NET Framework
13 18 (11.25%) VBA
13 18 (11.25%) MySQL
13 18 (11.25%) MS Excel
13 18 (11.25%) Migration
14 17 (10.63%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (10.63%) Web Services
14 17 (10.63%) Visual Studio
14 17 (10.63%) T-SQL
14 17 (10.63%) VB
15 16 (10.00%) MVC
15 16 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (9.38%) Data Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.25%) IIS
1 10 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.13%) WordPress
3 4 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.50%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (1.25%) CMS
5 2 (1.25%) Apache
5 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.63%) Documentum
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.63%) FileNet
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) Node.js
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
2 12 (7.50%) MS Office
3 5 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (5.00%) Magento
1 8 (5.00%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.88%) Agresso
3 3 (1.88%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.63%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.63%) e-Work
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.25%) Internet
2 6 (3.75%) LDAP
2 6 (3.75%) DDNS
3 5 (3.13%) VoIP
3 5 (3.13%) 4G
4 3 (1.88%) 3G
4 3 (1.88%) IPv4
4 3 (1.88%) IPv6
4 3 (1.88%) 2G
4 3 (1.88%) VLAN
4 3 (1.88%) LTE
5 2 (1.25%) LAN
5 2 (1.25%) PBX
6 1 (0.63%) Intranet
6 1 (0.63%) RTCP
6 1 (0.63%) RTP
6 1 (0.63%) DNS
6 1 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (19.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (11.25%) MySQL
5 17 (10.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (8.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (7.50%) Oracle Database
8 12 (7.50%) MS Access
9 9 (5.63%) Relational Database
10 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (4.38%) SQLite
12 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.88%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.88%) DB2
13 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 17 (10.63%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.63%) JIRA
2 9 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.25%) ERwin
5 1 (0.63%) ProC
5 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.63%) Toad
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.63%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.63%) FishEye
5 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.63%) RubyGems
5 1 (0.63%) TextMate
5 1 (0.63%) Grunt
General
1 14 (8.75%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.13%) Finance
3 4 (2.50%) Retail
4 3 (1.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Marketing
5 2 (1.25%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 93 (58.13%) Developer
2 22 (13.75%) Analyst
3 17 (10.63%) .NET Developer
4 14 (8.75%) DBA
5 12 (7.50%) Web Developer
6 11 (6.88%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 10 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Consultant
10 7 (4.38%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (4.38%) SQL DBA
10 7 (4.38%) Database Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Mobile Developer
11 6 (3.75%) .NET Web Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (41.88%) .NET
2 29 (18.13%) CSS
2 29 (18.13%) ASP.NET
3 26 (16.25%) jQuery
4 25 (15.63%) WCF
5 23 (14.38%) HTML
6 20 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 17 (10.63%) Web Services
8 10 (6.25%) J2EE
9 9 (5.63%) SOAP
10 8 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (4.38%) XML
11 7 (4.38%) Ajax
11 7 (4.38%) HTML5
11 7 (4.38%) CSS3
12 6 (3.75%) MDX
12 6 (3.75%) LINQ
12 6 (3.75%) JMS
13 5 (3.13%) JSON
13 5 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.38%) Pocket PC
3 7 (4.38%) PDA
4 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.50%) Clustering
5 4 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.50%) EPoS
5 4 (2.50%) NHS
6 2 (1.25%) Statistics
6 2 (1.25%) AS400
7 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.38%) Windows
2 8 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (4.38%) Windows CE
3 7 (4.38%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (3.75%) UNIX
5 3 (1.88%) Linux
6 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.63%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.25%) Migration
2 16 (10.00%) MVC
3 15 (9.38%) Data Migration
4 12 (7.50%) Web Development
4 12 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 9 (5.63%) SOA
7 9 (5.63%) Business Analysis
7 9 (5.63%) Software Engineering
8 8 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (5.00%) Data Management
8 8 (5.00%) OO
8 8 (5.00%) CRM
8 8 (5.00%) ETL
9 7 (4.38%) Scrum
10 6 (3.75%) Logistics
10 6 (3.75%) EAI
10 6 (3.75%) Data Modelling
10 6 (3.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.25%) C#
1 42 (26.25%) JavaScript
2 28 (17.50%) Java
3 18 (11.25%) VBA
4 17 (10.63%) T-SQL
4 17 (10.63%) VB
5 15 (9.38%) PHP
6 12 (7.50%) VB.NET
7 11 (6.88%) PL/SQL
8 10 (6.25%) C++
9 9 (5.63%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.00%) Perl
11 7 (4.38%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.88%) Uniface
13 3 (1.88%) VBScript
14 2 (1.25%) PHP5
14 2 (1.25%) VB6
14 2 (1.25%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.63%) MCSA
3 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.50%) Oracle
3 14 (8.75%) Business Objects
4 9 (5.63%) IBM
5 8 (5.00%) Cognos
6 5 (3.13%) JD Edwards
6 5 (3.13%) Adobe
7 4 (2.50%) Thunderhead
7 4 (2.50%) SAP
7 4 (2.50%) Lotus
8 2 (1.25%) Tableau
8 2 (1.25%) Omniture
8 2 (1.25%) Informatica
9 1 (0.63%) NetApp
9 1 (0.63%) HP
9 1 (0.63%) Citrix
9 1 (0.63%) BEA
9 1 (0.63%) Sybase
9 1 (0.63%) Northgate
9 1 (0.63%) VMware
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