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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 80 75 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.83% 11.65% 12.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.76% 33.19% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 26
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -32.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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
237 226 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.12% 35.09% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 152 60
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 64 (42.67%) SQL Server
2 40 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 36 (24.00%) .NET
4 32 (21.33%) Oracle
5 29 (19.33%) Finance
5 29 (19.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (18.00%) ETL
7 26 (17.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (16.00%) C#
9 24 (16.00%) Migration
10 23 (15.33%) T-SQL
11 20 (13.33%) ASP.NET
12 18 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (11.33%) HTML
13 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
14 16 (10.67%) Web Services
14 16 (10.67%) JavaScript
15 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (9.33%) Relational Database
16 14 (9.33%) UNIX
16 14 (9.33%) Windows
16 14 (9.33%) SharePoint
16 14 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (8.67%) XML
17 13 (8.67%) CSS
17 13 (8.67%) MVC
17 13 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 12 (8.00%) Data Migration
18 12 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.67%) Lync
3 4 (2.67%) SAS
4 3 (2.00%) IIS
4 3 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.33%) Mule
5 2 (1.33%) CICS
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.67%) JBoss
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.00%) MS Office
3 5 (3.33%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.00%) Eikon
4 2 (1.33%) Magento
5 1 (0.67%) Agresso
5 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.67%) SyteLine
5 1 (0.67%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.33%) PaaS
1 2 (1.33%) Heroku
1 2 (1.33%) GitHub
1 2 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) LDAP
1 3 (2.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.33%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (1.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.33%) DHCP
2 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.33%) DNS
2 2 (1.33%) SSL
3 1 (0.67%) Intranet
3 1 (0.67%) VPN
3 1 (0.67%) FTP
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) Firewall
3 1 (0.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (42.67%) SQL Server
2 29 (19.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (17.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (9.33%) Relational Database
5 13 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (6.00%) MySQL
9 7 (4.67%) QlikView
10 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Power View
12 4 (2.67%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (2.00%) DB2
13 3 (2.00%) OLAP
14 2 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.67%) Subversion
5 3 (2.00%) JIRA
6 2 (1.33%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.33%) ERwin
6 2 (1.33%) Selenium
7 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.67%) FishEye
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.67%) JMeter
7 1 (0.67%) NUnit
7 1 (0.67%) Toad
7 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (19.33%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Retail
3 4 (2.67%) Advertising
3 4 (2.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.00%) Front Office
5 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.33%) Billing
5 2 (1.33%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Local Government
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (39.33%) Developer
2 20 (13.33%) Analyst
3 14 (9.33%) Architect
4 13 (8.67%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.67%) DBA
6 9 (6.00%) SQL DBA
7 8 (5.33%) SQL Developer
8 7 (4.67%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.33%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.67%) Consultant
10 4 (2.67%) Systems Architect
10 4 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (2.67%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.00%) Ab Initio Developer
11 3 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.00%) .NET
2 20 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 17 (11.33%) HTML
4 16 (10.67%) Web Services
5 13 (8.67%) XML
5 13 (8.67%) CSS
6 9 (6.00%) WCF
7 8 (5.33%) jQuery
7 8 (5.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.67%) SOAP
9 6 (4.00%) Middleware
9 6 (4.00%) MDX
10 5 (3.33%) HTML5
10 5 (3.33%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.67%) REST
11 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.00%) JSON
12 3 (2.00%) XSLT
13 2 (1.33%) XHTML
13 2 (1.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.67%) NHS
3 9 (6.00%) Data Extraction
4 7 (4.67%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.33%) Clustering
6 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.33%) Informatics
7 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.33%) Health Informatics
7 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.33%) User Experience
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.67%) CMDB
8 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.33%) UNIX
1 14 (9.33%) Windows
2 8 (5.33%) Linux
3 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.33%) Debian
6 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.67%) zOS
7 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.00%) ETL
2 25 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (16.00%) Migration
4 18 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.67%) MVC
6 12 (8.00%) Data Migration
6 12 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 11 (7.33%) Data Analysis
7 11 (7.33%) CRM
7 11 (7.33%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.67%) E-Discovery
9 9 (6.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.00%) ITIL
10 6 (4.00%) OO
10 6 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.00%) SDLC
11 5 (3.33%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.33%) Time Management
11 5 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.00%) C#
2 23 (15.33%) T-SQL
3 16 (10.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.00%) Java
6 7 (4.67%) C++
6 7 (4.67%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.33%) PHP
8 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.67%) Python
9 3 (2.00%) C
9 3 (2.00%) X++
9 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.33%) R
10 2 (1.33%) COBOL
10 2 (1.33%) VB
10 2 (1.33%) VBA
11 1 (0.67%) VC++
11 1 (0.67%) JCL
11 1 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (4.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.33%) ISEB
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.67%) MCTS
5 1 (0.67%) MCITP
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (0.67%) HL7
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.67%) XenApp
3 2 (1.33%) vSphere
3 2 (1.33%) Terminal Server
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.00%) SCCM
2 3 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.33%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.67%) Control-M
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.33%) Oracle
3 11 (7.33%) Netezza
4 9 (6.00%) Ab Initio
5 8 (5.33%) Cisco
6 7 (4.67%) Citrix
6 7 (4.67%) VMware
7 6 (4.00%) IBM
8 5 (3.33%) HP
8 5 (3.33%) Cognos
9 4 (2.67%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.67%) GoldenSource
9 4 (2.67%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.67%) Akamai
9 4 (2.67%) Tableau
10 3 (2.00%) Pega
10 3 (2.00%) Yahoo!
10 3 (2.00%) Reuters
10 3 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.00%) Cerner
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