The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 110 80 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.92% 9.95% 11.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.82% 33.90% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 52 55
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £251 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -29.68%
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
251 236 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.77% 29.35% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 166 155
Median daily rate £360 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £26.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL.

1 75 (38.66%) SQL Server
2 56 (28.87%) Oracle
3 51 (26.29%) Microsoft
4 46 (23.71%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (21.13%) Finance
5 41 (21.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (20.62%) .NET
7 35 (18.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (18.04%) C#
7 35 (18.04%) HTML
8 33 (17.01%) Windows
9 30 (15.46%) JavaScript
9 30 (15.46%) T-SQL
10 29 (14.95%) Java
11 28 (14.43%) CSS
12 26 (13.40%) Relational Database
13 23 (11.86%) Unix
13 23 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (11.34%) Web Services
14 22 (11.34%) PL/SQL
14 22 (11.34%) Security Cleared
15 20 (10.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (10.31%) WebLogic
15 20 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (10.31%) MVC
16 19 (9.79%) RDBMS
16 19 (9.79%) Oracle Database
17 18 (9.28%) Migration
18 17 (8.76%) ETL
18 17 (8.76%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 20 (10.31%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.67%) JBoss
3 11 (5.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.61%) IIS
5 5 (2.58%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (2.58%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.06%) Captiva
6 4 (2.06%) Documentum
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.55%) SAS
7 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.52%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.06%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.58%) INSURE/90
2 4 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.03%) HFM
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.52%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) Heroku
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) DNS
2 4 (2.06%) Firewall
2 4 (2.06%) Intranet
2 4 (2.06%) SSL
3 3 (1.55%) Extranet
4 2 (1.03%) Network Security
5 1 (0.52%) DHCP
5 1 (0.52%) Internet
5 1 (0.52%) Modbus
5 1 (0.52%) SAN
5 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (38.66%) SQL Server
2 41 (21.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (18.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (13.40%) Relational Database
5 20 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (10.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (9.79%) Oracle Database
6 19 (9.79%) RDBMS
7 16 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (7.22%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (6.70%) Oracle OWB
9 13 (6.70%) QlikView
10 12 (6.19%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (4.64%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (3.61%) DB2
13 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (7.73%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.19%) Toad
3 11 (5.67%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.64%) ClearQuest
5 9 (4.64%) JIRA
6 8 (4.12%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.12%) JUnit
7 7 (3.61%) Ant
7 7 (3.61%) Artifactory
7 7 (3.61%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.61%) Maven
8 5 (2.58%) Log4j
8 5 (2.58%) PVCS
9 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.03%) Moq
10 2 (1.03%) Selenium
11 1 (0.52%) MSTest
11 1 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
General
1 41 (21.13%) Finance
2 11 (5.67%) Banking
3 8 (4.12%) Back Office
4 5 (2.58%) Front Office
4 5 (2.58%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.58%) Legal
5 4 (2.06%) Retail
6 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.03%) Advertising
7 2 (1.03%) Billing
7 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (50.00%) Developer
2 39 (20.10%) SQL Developer
3 36 (18.56%) Analyst
4 22 (11.34%) .NET Developer
5 17 (8.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (7.22%) Architect
7 13 (6.70%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.19%) Consultant
9 11 (5.67%) DBA
9 11 (5.67%) Oracle Developer
9 11 (5.67%) SQL Server Developer
10 10 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.64%) Test Analyst
12 8 (4.12%) Business Developer
12 8 (4.12%) QlikView Developer
12 8 (4.12%) SQL DBA
12 8 (4.12%) SSIS Developer
13 7 (3.61%) SQL BI Developer
13 7 (3.61%) SSRS Developer
13 7 (3.61%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.62%) .NET
2 35 (18.04%) HTML
3 28 (14.43%) CSS
4 22 (11.34%) Web Services
5 17 (8.76%) jQuery
5 17 (8.76%) XML
6 16 (8.25%) ASP.NET
7 15 (7.73%) JSP
8 13 (6.70%) .NET Framework
9 10 (5.15%) Servlets
9 10 (5.15%) Spring
10 9 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (4.64%) J2EE
11 8 (4.12%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.12%) HTML5
12 7 (3.61%) Apache CXF
12 7 (3.61%) JMS
13 6 (3.09%) Ajax
13 6 (3.09%) AngularJS
13 6 (3.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.58%) AS400
4 5 (2.58%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.58%) Clustering
4 5 (2.58%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.58%) Derivative
4 5 (2.58%) iSeries
5 4 (2.06%) NHS
5 4 (2.06%) Replication
6 3 (1.55%) Equities
6 3 (1.55%) Fintech
6 3 (1.55%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.03%) EPoS
7 2 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.01%) Windows
2 23 (11.86%) Unix
3 11 (5.67%) Linux
4 9 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) AIX
7 1 (0.52%) HPUX
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) VMS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.71%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (10.31%) MVC
4 18 (9.28%) Migration
5 17 (8.76%) ETL
5 17 (8.76%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (6.19%) ITIL
6 12 (6.19%) OO
7 11 (5.67%) Defect Tracking
8 10 (5.15%) TDD
9 9 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.64%) High Availability
10 8 (4.12%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.12%) Scrum
10 8 (4.12%) Web Development
10 8 (4.12%) Workflow
11 7 (3.61%) CRM
11 7 (3.61%) ITSM
11 7 (3.61%) OOP
11 7 (3.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.04%) C#
2 30 (15.46%) JavaScript
2 30 (15.46%) T-SQL
3 29 (14.95%) Java
4 22 (11.34%) PL/SQL
5 12 (6.19%) VB
6 9 (4.64%) C++
7 7 (3.61%) VBA
8 6 (3.09%) Perl
9 5 (2.58%) RPG
9 5 (2.58%) RPG IV
9 5 (2.58%) RPG/400
9 5 (2.58%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.06%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.03%) PHP
11 2 (1.03%) Python
11 2 (1.03%) VBScript
12 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.52%) C
12 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.15%) Degree
4 7 (3.61%) ISEB
5 6 (3.09%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.09%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.06%) LPIC
6 4 (2.06%) OCPJP
7 3 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.55%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) MCAD
9 1 (0.52%) MCITP
9 1 (0.52%) MCSD
9 1 (0.52%) MCTS
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.06%) Firmware
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.58%) SCOM
2 4 (2.06%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.06%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.06%) SCCM
3 1 (0.52%) Control-M
3 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 56 (28.87%) Oracle
2 51 (26.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.22%) IBM
4 11 (5.67%) VMware
5 9 (4.64%) Pega
6 8 (4.12%) Citrix
7 5 (2.58%) Misys
7 5 (2.58%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.06%) EMC
8 4 (2.06%) SAP
9 3 (1.55%) HP
9 3 (1.55%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.55%) JDA
10 2 (1.03%) BEA
10 2 (1.03%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.03%) Sage
10 2 (1.03%) Sybase
10 2 (1.03%) Vitria
11 1 (0.52%) Infor
11 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
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