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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 139 66 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.01% 9.05% 11.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.60% 30.99% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 36 56
Median daily rate £381 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -19.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +12.50%
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
286 213 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 37.05% 29.22% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 122 136
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.70 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £34.45 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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.

1 113 (47.28%) SQL Server
2 85 (35.56%) Oracle
3 74 (30.96%) HTML
4 65 (27.20%) Microsoft
5 63 (26.36%) CSS
6 60 (25.10%) Java
7 56 (23.43%) .NET
8 52 (21.76%) Web Services
9 51 (21.34%) C#
10 47 (19.67%) WebLogic
11 46 (19.25%) XML
12 43 (17.99%) JSP
13 41 (17.15%) T-SQL
13 41 (17.15%) Finance
13 41 (17.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 40 (16.74%) JavaScript
15 39 (16.32%) Business Intelligence
16 38 (15.90%) IBM
17 35 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (13.81%) Web Development
19 32 (13.39%) Relational Database
19 32 (13.39%) ETL
19 32 (13.39%) PL/SQL
20 31 (12.97%) JMS
20 31 (12.97%) Security Cleared
21 30 (12.55%) Tomcat
21 30 (12.55%) JBoss
21 30 (12.55%) DB2
22 28 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 28 (11.72%) Migration

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 47 (19.67%) WebLogic
2 30 (12.55%) JBoss
2 30 (12.55%) Tomcat
3 26 (10.88%) WebLogic Portal
3 26 (10.88%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.35%) IIS
6 6 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.51%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.67%) Documentum
8 3 (1.26%) SAS
8 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.26%) InfoPath
2 3 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.42%) GIMP
3 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.18%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (3.35%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.51%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (2.51%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (2.09%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (2.09%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.42%) INSURE/90
6 1 (0.42%) Maximo
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.26%) Office 365
4 2 (0.84%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.51%) LDAP
1 6 (2.51%) Skype
1 6 (2.51%) Unified Communications
2 5 (2.09%) H.323
3 4 (1.67%) DNS
3 4 (1.67%) Firewall
3 4 (1.67%) SSL
4 3 (1.26%) Internet
4 3 (1.26%) Network Security
5 1 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (47.28%) SQL Server
2 41 (17.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (13.39%) Relational Database
4 30 (12.55%) DB2
5 28 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (10.04%) Oracle Database
7 22 (9.21%) RDBMS
8 19 (7.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (7.11%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (6.69%) Oracle OWB
11 15 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (5.86%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (5.44%) QlikView
13 13 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (5.02%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (2.93%) SQL Server 2014
17 4 (1.67%) OLTP
17 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (10.88%) Log4j
2 24 (10.04%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.28%) Toad
4 14 (5.86%) JIRA
5 13 (5.44%) ClearQuest
5 13 (5.44%) JUnit
5 13 (5.44%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (5.02%) Ant
6 12 (5.02%) Eclipse
6 12 (5.02%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.60%) Artifactory
7 11 (4.60%) Maven
8 7 (2.93%) Selenium
9 5 (2.09%) PVCS
10 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.84%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 41 (17.15%) Finance
2 26 (10.88%) Back Office
3 18 (7.53%) Banking
4 6 (2.51%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.09%) Retail
6 3 (1.26%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) Billing
7 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Front Office
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 120 (50.21%) Developer
2 40 (16.74%) SQL Developer
3 36 (15.06%) Consultant
4 27 (11.30%) .NET Developer
5 26 (10.88%) Analyst
6 20 (8.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 20 (8.37%) Oracle Developer
7 18 (7.53%) Technical Consultant
8 17 (7.11%) C# Developer
8 17 (7.11%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (5.44%) DBA
10 12 (5.02%) SQL DBA
11 11 (4.60%) .NET Team Leader
11 11 (4.60%) Software Team Leader
11 11 (4.60%) Team Leader
12 10 (4.18%) Business Developer
12 10 (4.18%) PL/SQL Developer
13 9 (3.77%) .NET Software Engineer
13 9 (3.77%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (30.96%) HTML
2 63 (26.36%) CSS
3 56 (23.43%) .NET
4 52 (21.76%) Web Services
5 46 (19.25%) XML
6 43 (17.99%) JSP
7 31 (12.97%) JMS
8 26 (10.88%) Java EE
9 25 (10.46%) ASP.NET
10 24 (10.04%) jQuery
11 23 (9.62%) .NET Framework
12 18 (7.53%) Spring
13 16 (6.69%) Servlets
14 15 (6.28%) J2EE
15 14 (5.86%) Struts
16 13 (5.44%) Hibernate
17 11 (4.60%) Apache CXF
17 11 (4.60%) Oracle Fusion
18 10 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC
19 7 (2.93%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.51%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.09%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.67%) Clustering
4 4 (1.67%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.67%) Private Cloud
4 4 (1.67%) Replication
5 3 (1.26%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.26%) NHS
6 2 (0.84%) EPoS
6 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.42%) AS400
7 1 (0.42%) CMDB
7 1 (0.42%) iPad
7 1 (0.42%) iSeries
7 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.46%) Windows
2 18 (7.53%) Unix
3 9 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.51%) Linux
5 2 (0.84%) VMS
6 1 (0.42%) AIX
6 1 (0.42%) HPUX
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.32%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (13.81%) Web Development
4 32 (13.39%) ETL
5 28 (11.72%) Migration
6 27 (11.30%) TDD
7 23 (9.62%) UML
8 21 (8.79%) MVC
8 21 (8.79%) OO
9 17 (7.11%) Defect Tracking
10 16 (6.69%) Data Migration
10 16 (6.69%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (6.28%) OOP
11 15 (6.28%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (5.02%) ITIL
13 12 (5.02%) V-Model
14 11 (4.60%) Scrum
14 11 (4.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (25.10%) Java
2 51 (21.34%) C#
3 41 (17.15%) T-SQL
4 40 (16.74%) JavaScript
5 32 (13.39%) PL/SQL
6 14 (5.86%) VB
7 13 (5.44%) C++
8 9 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.09%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.67%) PHP
11 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.84%) Korn
12 2 (0.84%) VBScript
13 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.42%) Groovy
13 1 (0.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.42%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.42%) RPG
13 1 (0.42%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.42%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 31 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.21%) Degree
2 22 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.18%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (3.35%) OCPJP
5 6 (2.51%) ISEB
5 6 (2.51%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.67%) LPIC
6 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.26%) MCITP
7 3 (1.26%) MCTS
7 3 (1.26%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) MCAD
9 1 (0.42%) MCSA
9 1 (0.42%) MCSD
9 1 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.26%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.67%) Firmware
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.42%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (5.02%) SCOM
2 8 (3.35%) SCCM
3 4 (1.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.84%) MOM
5 1 (0.42%) Control-M
5 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 85 (35.56%) Oracle
2 65 (27.20%) Microsoft
3 38 (15.90%) IBM
4 26 (10.88%) Misys
5 11 (4.60%) Pega
5 11 (4.60%) VMware
6 9 (3.77%) Citrix
7 6 (2.51%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.67%) BEA
9 4 (1.67%) EMC
9 4 (1.67%) Sybase
9 4 (1.67%) Vitria
10 3 (1.26%) JDA
10 3 (1.26%) SAP
11 2 (0.84%) Cognos
11 2 (0.84%) HP
11 2 (0.84%) RedPrairie
11 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.42%) Nortel
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