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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 77 88 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.86% 13.56% 10.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.53% 43.35% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 58 36
Median daily rate £375 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -14.60%

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
223 203 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.36% 31.28% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 133 104
Median daily rate £419 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.41% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.25 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -19.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL.

1 73 (45.06%) SQL Server
2 53 (32.72%) Microsoft
3 45 (27.78%) .NET
4 39 (24.07%) C#
5 38 (23.46%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (19.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (17.28%) JavaScript
7 28 (17.28%) Oracle
8 27 (16.67%) Finance
9 26 (16.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (16.05%) .NET Framework
9 26 (16.05%) T-SQL
10 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (14.81%) MVC
12 23 (14.20%) ASP.NET
13 22 (13.58%) ETL
14 21 (12.96%) Scrum
15 20 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (11.11%) HTML
16 18 (11.11%) Migration
16 18 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (10.49%) jQuery
17 17 (10.49%) Entity Framework
17 17 (10.49%) Visual Studio
17 17 (10.49%) Web Services
17 17 (10.49%) Data Modelling
18 16 (9.88%) Windows
19 15 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
20 14 (8.64%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (3.70%) JBoss
2 4 (2.47%) Apache
2 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.47%) SAS
2 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.85%) IIS
3 3 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.62%) CMS
5 1 (0.62%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) Kentico
5 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.62%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.62%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.62%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.56%) Office 365
3 3 (1.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.47%) Network Security
2 2 (1.23%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) LDAP
2 2 (1.23%) SAN
3 1 (0.62%) 3G
3 1 (0.62%) FTP
3 1 (0.62%) H.323
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) Intranet
3 1 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.62%) Skype
3 1 (0.62%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (45.06%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (16.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (8.02%) Relational Database
7 12 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (6.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (6.79%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (4.94%) DB2
10 7 (4.32%) QlikView
11 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (2.47%) Data Mart
12 4 (2.47%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (2.47%) Power BI
13 3 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.79%) Subversion
3 9 (5.56%) CruiseControl
4 8 (4.94%) Moq
4 8 (4.94%) NUnit
5 7 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.09%) JIRA
7 4 (2.47%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.23%) Log4j
9 2 (1.23%) Selenium
9 2 (1.23%) Toad
9 2 (1.23%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.62%) GCC
10 1 (0.62%) GDB
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (4.94%) Retail
3 6 (3.70%) Advertising
3 6 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
5 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Automotive
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (43.83%) Developer
2 33 (20.37%) Analyst
3 26 (16.05%) .NET Developer
3 26 (16.05%) SQL Developer
4 18 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 15 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (8.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 13 (8.02%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.02%) SQL Analyst
8 12 (7.41%) Consultant
8 12 (7.41%) DBA
8 12 (7.41%) SQL DBA
9 10 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (5.56%) Architect
10 9 (5.56%) Business Analyst
10 9 (5.56%) Report Analyst
10 9 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (4.94%) SQL BI Developer
11 8 (4.94%) SQL Reporting Analyst
12 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.78%) .NET
2 26 (16.05%) .NET Framework
3 23 (14.20%) ASP.NET
4 18 (11.11%) HTML
5 17 (10.49%) Entity Framework
5 17 (10.49%) jQuery
5 17 (10.49%) Web Services
6 15 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (8.64%) WCF
8 12 (7.41%) XML
9 11 (6.79%) CSS
10 10 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (3.70%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.09%) MDX
13 4 (2.47%) Java EE
14 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 3 (1.85%) Hibernate
14 3 (1.85%) J2EE
14 3 (1.85%) REST
14 3 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.32%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.85%) Clustering
5 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.23%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.23%) iPad
7 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.62%) NHS
7 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Replication
7 1 (0.62%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.88%) Windows
2 10 (6.17%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.94%) Linux
4 7 (4.32%) Unix
5 4 (2.47%) Android
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.62%) HPUX
8 1 (0.62%) VMS
8 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.46%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.81%) MVC
4 22 (13.58%) ETL
5 21 (12.96%) Scrum
6 18 (11.11%) Migration
7 17 (10.49%) Data Modelling
8 13 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.41%) Change Management
10 10 (6.17%) SOLID
10 10 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.56%) OOD
11 9 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.94%) Service Management
12 8 (4.94%) Web Development
13 7 (4.32%) Data Migration
13 7 (4.32%) Kimball Methodology
13 7 (4.32%) OO
13 7 (4.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.07%) C#
2 28 (17.28%) JavaScript
3 26 (16.05%) T-SQL
4 14 (8.64%) Java
5 10 (6.17%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.85%) Perl
7 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.23%) Python
8 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.62%) C
9 1 (0.62%) C++
9 1 (0.62%) COBOL
9 1 (0.62%) JCL
9 1 (0.62%) PHP
9 1 (0.62%) R
9 1 (0.62%) Ruby
9 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.62%) VB
9 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.94%) Degree
2 5 (3.09%) ISEB
2 5 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.62%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.62%) MCSE
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.94%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) Basel II
3 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.62%) IFRS
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.17%) VMware ESX
3 7 (4.32%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.09%) XenApp
5 4 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.62%) Docker
7 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) SCOM
2 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.62%) Control-M
3 1 (0.62%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (32.72%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.28%) Oracle
3 11 (6.79%) VMware
4 10 (6.17%) IBM
5 7 (4.32%) Citrix
6 6 (3.70%) Cognos
6 6 (3.70%) SAP
6 6 (3.70%) Teradata
6 6 (3.70%) Veeam
7 4 (2.47%) Dell
7 4 (2.47%) Informatica
8 3 (1.85%) HP
9 2 (1.23%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.23%) EMC
9 2 (1.23%) IDERA
9 2 (1.23%) Misys
9 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.23%) RedGate
9 2 (1.23%) Remedy
9 2 (1.23%) Tableau
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