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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 82 76 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.83% 13.24% 13.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.62% 38.00% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 32
Average daily rate
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£359 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £191 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -62.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
197 200 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.02% 34.84% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 127 99
Average daily rate £335 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 March 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 57 (41.91%) SQL Server
2 38 (27.94%) Microsoft
3 36 (26.47%) .NET
4 31 (22.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (19.85%) C#
6 26 (19.12%) Oracle
7 25 (18.38%) T-SQL
7 25 (18.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (17.65%) ETL
8 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (14.71%) Finance
10 19 (13.97%) Migration
11 17 (12.50%) Windows
11 17 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 17 (12.50%) Web Services
12 14 (10.29%) JavaScript
12 14 (10.29%) SharePoint
12 14 (10.29%) MVC
13 13 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (9.56%) HTML
13 13 (9.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (9.56%) Relational Database
14 12 (8.82%) CRM
14 12 (8.82%) VMware
15 11 (8.09%) UNIX
15 11 (8.09%) XML
15 11 (8.09%) MS Office
15 11 (8.09%) Active Directory
15 11 (8.09%) SQL Server 2012

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 14 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.15%) IIS
3 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.47%) Mule
4 2 (1.47%) Apache
4 2 (1.47%) SAS
4 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.47%) CICS
4 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) JBoss
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Node.js
5 1 (0.74%) WinCC
5 1 (0.74%) Drupal
5 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) MS Office
2 10 (7.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.94%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.74%) Agresso
4 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Heroku
1 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (0.74%) PaaS
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.21%) DNS
1 3 (2.21%) DHCP
2 2 (1.47%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.47%) Internet
2 2 (1.47%) VPN
2 2 (1.47%) SSL
2 2 (1.47%) Firewall
2 2 (1.47%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (0.74%) SSH
3 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.74%) SAN
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) FTP
3 1 (0.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (41.91%) SQL Server
2 31 (22.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (18.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (9.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (9.56%) Relational Database
5 11 (8.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (5.15%) MySQL
7 6 (4.41%) QlikView
7 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Power View
8 4 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (2.21%) DB2
9 3 (2.21%) OLAP
9 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.47%) DTS
10 2 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.47%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Visual Studio
1 9 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.47%) ERwin
2 2 (1.47%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.74%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) NUnit
3 1 (0.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) JMeter
3 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (14.71%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Retail
3 4 (2.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (39.71%) Developer
2 15 (11.03%) Architect
3 14 (10.29%) .NET Developer
4 13 (9.56%) Analyst
5 10 (7.35%) SQL DBA
5 10 (7.35%) DBA
5 10 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (5.15%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.41%) SQL Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Consultant
7 6 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.94%) Project Manager
8 4 (2.94%) Systems Architect
9 3 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (2.21%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (2.21%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.21%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.21%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.47%) .NET
2 17 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 17 (12.50%) Web Services
3 13 (9.56%) HTML
4 11 (8.09%) XML
5 10 (7.35%) CSS
6 8 (5.88%) WCF
7 7 (5.15%) .NET Framework
7 7 (5.15%) jQuery
8 6 (4.41%) SOAP
9 5 (3.68%) MDX
9 5 (3.68%) Middleware
9 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (2.94%) REST
11 3 (2.21%) XSLT
11 3 (2.21%) HTML5
12 2 (1.47%) LINQ
12 2 (1.47%) WPF
12 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.15%) NHS
2 7 (5.15%) Data Extraction
2 7 (5.15%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.94%) Clustering
4 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.21%) User Experience
5 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.47%) Social Media
5 2 (1.47%) Health Informatics
5 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.47%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.47%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.47%) Replication
5 2 (1.47%) Informatics
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.50%) Windows
2 11 (8.09%) UNIX
3 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.68%) Linux
5 5 (3.68%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Fedora
6 1 (0.74%) zOS
6 1 (0.74%) AIX
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.65%) ETL
1 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (13.97%) Migration
3 14 (10.29%) MVC
4 13 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.82%) CRM
6 10 (7.35%) Data Migration
7 9 (6.62%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.62%) Unit Testing
8 8 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.15%) OO
10 6 (4.41%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.68%) Project Planning
11 5 (3.68%) Workflow
11 5 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.68%) ITIL
11 5 (3.68%) Test Scripting
12 4 (2.94%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.85%) C#
2 25 (18.38%) T-SQL
3 14 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.88%) VB
4 8 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.15%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.68%) VBA
6 5 (3.68%) C
7 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.94%) Java
7 4 (2.94%) C++
7 4 (2.94%) VBScript
8 3 (2.21%) X++
8 3 (2.21%) PHP
9 2 (1.47%) R
9 2 (1.47%) Python
9 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.47%) COBOL
10 1 (0.74%) VB6
10 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (2.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) EMC Certification
3 1 (0.74%) MCTS
3 1 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) SNOMED CT
1 2 (1.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.94%) XenApp
4 3 (2.21%) vSphere
5 2 (1.47%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.74%) RACF
6 1 (0.74%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.47%) Sysprep
3 2 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.47%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.47%) WMI
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.74%) Control-M
4 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.12%) Oracle
3 12 (8.82%) VMware
4 9 (6.62%) Netezza
5 8 (5.88%) Cisco
6 7 (5.15%) Ab Initio
6 7 (5.15%) Citrix
7 6 (4.41%) SAP
7 6 (4.41%) IBM
8 5 (3.68%) EMC
9 4 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.94%) Akamai
9 4 (2.94%) Cognos
9 4 (2.94%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.94%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.94%) HP
10 3 (2.21%) GoldenSource
10 3 (2.21%) NetApp
10 3 (2.21%) CommVault
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