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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 76 78 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.06% 13.66% 12.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.53% 38.81% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 31
Average daily rate
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£368 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.60% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £202 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -19.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.24
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -0.13%
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
183 201 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.05% 35.20% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 120 93
Average daily rate £336 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -51.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.50 £37.00
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 3 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 3 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 61 (43.26%) SQL Server
2 47 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 38 (26.95%) .NET
4 36 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (20.57%) Oracle
7 28 (19.86%) C#
8 25 (17.73%) T-SQL
9 21 (14.89%) Windows
10 20 (14.18%) ETL
11 19 (13.48%) JavaScript
11 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET
12 18 (12.77%) Migration
13 17 (12.06%) Finance
13 17 (12.06%) MVC
13 17 (12.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (11.35%) Web Services
15 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (9.93%) SharePoint
16 14 (9.93%) CSS
16 14 (9.93%) HTML
17 13 (9.22%) CRM
17 13 (9.22%) Active Directory
17 13 (9.22%) VMware
17 13 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (9.22%) Relational Database
18 12 (8.51%) jQuery
18 12 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (8.51%) E-Commerce

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (9.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.96%) IIS
3 4 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.42%) Node.js
4 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.42%) Apache
4 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.42%) SAS
4 2 (1.42%) CICS
5 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.71%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) Drupal
5 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.71%) Mule
5 1 (0.71%) WinCC
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Office
2 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.84%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.71%) Magento
4 1 (0.71%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.13%) DHCP
2 3 (2.13%) DNS
3 2 (1.42%) SSL
3 2 (1.42%) VPN
3 2 (1.42%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (1.42%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.42%) Internet
3 2 (1.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.71%) SSH
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.71%) FTP
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) LAN
4 1 (0.71%) VoIP
4 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (43.26%) SQL Server
2 36 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (12.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (9.22%) Relational Database
6 13 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.96%) QlikView
8 7 (4.96%) MySQL
9 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (2.84%) OLAP
10 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.13%) DB2
11 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.71%) ERwin
3 1 (0.71%) JMeter
3 1 (0.71%) NUnit
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Retail
3 4 (2.84%) Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (1.42%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (43.26%) Developer
2 16 (11.35%) .NET Developer
2 16 (11.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 15 (10.64%) Analyst
3 15 (10.64%) Architect
4 11 (7.80%) DBA
5 9 (6.38%) SQL DBA
6 7 (4.96%) Consultant
7 6 (4.26%) Business Developer
7 6 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (4.26%) SQL Developer
8 5 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.84%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.84%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.95%) .NET
2 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET
3 16 (11.35%) Web Services
4 14 (9.93%) CSS
4 14 (9.93%) HTML
5 12 (8.51%) jQuery
6 11 (7.80%) .NET Framework
7 10 (7.09%) WCF
8 8 (5.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (5.67%) XML
9 6 (4.26%) LINQ
9 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.55%) HTML5
10 5 (3.55%) MDX
10 5 (3.55%) SOAP
10 5 (3.55%) Middleware
11 4 (2.84%) REST
12 3 (2.13%) Ajax
13 2 (1.42%) XSLT
13 2 (1.42%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Data Integration
2 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.26%) Data Extraction
2 6 (4.26%) NHS
3 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.84%) Clustering
4 3 (2.13%) Replication
4 3 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.42%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.42%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.42%) Informatics
5 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.42%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.42%) Social Media
5 2 (1.42%) Health Informatics
5 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.42%) User Experience
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.89%) Windows
2 12 (8.51%) UNIX
3 7 (4.96%) Linux
3 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.55%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.71%) zOS
5 1 (0.71%) AIX
5 1 (0.71%) CentOS
5 1 (0.71%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (14.18%) ETL
3 18 (12.77%) Migration
4 17 (12.06%) MVC
5 13 (9.22%) CRM
6 12 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.38%) Unit Testing
9 8 (5.67%) Data Migration
9 8 (5.67%) OO
10 7 (4.96%) Data Modelling
10 7 (4.96%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.26%) Logistics
11 6 (4.26%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.26%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.26%) Web Development
11 6 (4.26%) Test Scripting
12 5 (3.55%) Project Planning
12 5 (3.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.86%) C#
2 25 (17.73%) T-SQL
3 19 (13.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.38%) VB
5 8 (5.67%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.55%) VBA
8 4 (2.84%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.84%) VBScript
8 4 (2.84%) C
8 4 (2.84%) Java
8 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.13%) C++
10 2 (1.42%) COBOL
10 2 (1.42%) PHP
10 2 (1.42%) Python
10 2 (1.42%) R
10 2 (1.42%) VB6
10 2 (1.42%) X++
11 1 (0.71%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (3.55%) VCP4
2 4 (2.84%) Degree
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.13%) EMC Certification
4 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) MCTS
5 1 (0.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.84%) XenApp
4 3 (2.13%) vSphere
5 2 (1.42%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.42%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.71%) RACF
6 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.71%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) SCCM
2 4 (2.84%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (2.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.42%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.42%) WMI
3 2 (1.42%) Sysprep
3 2 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.71%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.71%) Control-M
4 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.57%) Oracle
3 13 (9.22%) VMware
4 8 (5.67%) Cisco
4 8 (5.67%) Citrix
5 7 (4.96%) Netezza
6 6 (4.26%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (4.26%) SAP
6 6 (4.26%) Ab Initio
7 5 (3.55%) Business Objects
7 5 (3.55%) EMC
8 4 (2.84%) IBM
8 4 (2.84%) HP
8 4 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.84%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.84%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.84%) Akamai
9 3 (2.13%) Tableau
9 3 (2.13%) NetApp
9 3 (2.13%) GoldenSource
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