The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 100 100 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.18% 15.08% 13.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.88% 41.15% 35.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 74 45
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -2.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -14.54%
SQL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
264 243 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.78% 36.65% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 172 111
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £23.50 £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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 20 October 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 75 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 55 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 47 (28.48%) .NET
4 43 (26.06%) C#
5 40 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (23.03%) Windows
7 35 (21.21%) Oracle
8 33 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (18.79%) ASP.NET
10 30 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (16.97%) JavaScript
12 27 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (15.76%) T-SQL
13 26 (15.76%) WCF
14 25 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (15.15%) CSS
15 22 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (12.73%) Visual Studio
16 21 (12.73%) MVC
16 21 (12.73%) VMware
17 20 (12.12%) Finance
17 20 (12.12%) ETL
18 19 (11.52%) Web Services
18 19 (11.52%) jQuery
19 18 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
20 17 (10.30%) MS Excel
20 17 (10.30%) Migration
21 16 (9.70%) PL/SQL
21 16 (9.70%) HTML
22 15 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.82%) Node.js
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.21%) SAS
4 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.21%) IIS
4 2 (1.21%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) Drupal
5 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (10.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.21%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (1.21%) Agresso
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.21%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.61%) Magento
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) e-Work
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.64%) SAN
2 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.82%) DNS
3 3 (1.82%) LAN
3 3 (1.82%) VoIP
3 3 (1.82%) WAN
3 3 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (0.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.61%) LTE
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 40 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (8.48%) Oracle Database
9 10 (6.06%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (4.85%) Data Mart
11 5 (3.03%) Hadoop
11 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.42%) Big Data
13 3 (1.82%) MySQL
13 3 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.82%) DTS
Development Applications
1 21 (12.73%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.45%) Toad
2 9 (5.45%) JIRA
3 8 (4.85%) Subversion
4 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.21%) JMeter
5 2 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.21%) Maven
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.61%) MSI
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (12.12%) Finance
2 7 (4.24%) Banking
3 5 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.21%) Front Office
4 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Automotive
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (49.09%) Developer
2 32 (19.39%) Analyst
3 20 (12.12%) .NET Developer
4 15 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (8.48%) Web Developer
5 14 (8.48%) DBA
6 13 (7.88%) .NET Web Developer
6 13 (7.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (7.27%) SQL DBA
8 11 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (6.67%) Business Analyst
9 10 (6.06%) Business Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Consultant
10 9 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.85%) Mobile Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Windows Mobile Developer
12 6 (3.64%) CRM Developer
12 6 (3.64%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.48%) .NET
2 31 (18.79%) ASP.NET
3 26 (15.76%) WCF
4 25 (15.15%) CSS
5 19 (11.52%) Web Services
5 19 (11.52%) jQuery
6 16 (9.70%) HTML
7 14 (8.48%) .NET Framework
7 14 (8.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (7.88%) LINQ
9 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (4.85%) HTML5
10 6 (3.64%) MDX
11 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (3.03%) Ajax
11 5 (3.03%) XML
12 4 (2.42%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.42%) CSS3
13 3 (1.82%) J2EE
14 2 (1.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.85%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.85%) Pocket PC
3 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.03%) Replication
4 4 (2.42%) Clustering
4 4 (2.42%) Statistics
5 3 (1.82%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.82%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.21%) Equities
6 2 (1.21%) EPoS
6 2 (1.21%) NHS
6 2 (1.21%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
7 1 (0.61%) WURFL
7 1 (0.61%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.03%) Windows
2 14 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.45%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (4.85%) Windows 8
5 8 (4.85%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (4.85%) Windows Phone
5 8 (4.85%) Windows CE
6 7 (4.24%) UNIX
7 6 (3.64%) Linux
7 6 (3.64%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.61%) CentOS
9 1 (0.61%) HPUX
9 1 (0.61%) Android
9 1 (0.61%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.73%) MVC
4 20 (12.12%) ETL
5 17 (10.30%) Migration
6 13 (7.88%) Logistics
6 13 (7.88%) CRM
7 12 (7.27%) Web Development
8 11 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.06%) Scrum
9 10 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.85%) Waterfall
10 8 (4.85%) OO
10 8 (4.85%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.24%) Test Scripting
12 6 (3.64%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.64%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.64%) Analytics
13 5 (3.03%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.06%) C#
2 28 (16.97%) JavaScript
3 26 (15.76%) T-SQL
4 16 (9.70%) PL/SQL
5 10 (6.06%) C++
6 9 (5.45%) VBA
7 8 (4.85%) Embedded C++
7 8 (4.85%) VB
8 7 (4.24%) Java
9 4 (2.42%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.82%) PHP
11 2 (1.21%) VBScript
11 2 (1.21%) VB6
12 1 (0.61%) X++
12 1 (0.61%) PHP5
12 1 (0.61%) C
12 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
1 13 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.42%) ISEB
2 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.42%) Degree
3 3 (1.82%) EMC Certification
3 3 (1.82%) MCSE
4 1 (0.61%) MCSA
4 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.61%) MCITP
4 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) SLA
2 3 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (8.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.64%) vSphere
4 4 (2.42%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.82%) XenApp
6 2 (1.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.61%) Postfix
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) SCCM
2 4 (2.42%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.82%) WMI
3 3 (1.82%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 55 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 35 (21.21%) Oracle
3 21 (12.73%) VMware
4 13 (7.88%) MicroStrategy
5 11 (6.67%) Business Objects
6 9 (5.45%) Citrix
7 7 (4.24%) SAP
7 7 (4.24%) HP
8 5 (3.03%) EMC
8 5 (3.03%) NetApp
9 4 (2.42%) IBM
10 3 (1.82%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.82%) Dell
10 3 (1.82%) Informatica
11 2 (1.21%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.21%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.21%) Talend
11 2 (1.21%) Sybase
11 2 (1.21%) Cognos
11 2 (1.21%) Trillium
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