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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 81 80 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.34% 12.12% 9.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.42% 40.82% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 59 45
Median daily rate £350 £383 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +22.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +34.61%
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
285 196 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.92% 29.70% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 132 134
Median daily rate £388 £385 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.01% +16.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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.

1 106 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (34.43%) Microsoft
3 68 (32.08%) .NET
4 65 (30.66%) C#
5 60 (28.30%) Oracle
6 51 (24.06%) HTML
7 45 (21.23%) CSS
8 42 (19.81%) Java
8 42 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (17.92%) JavaScript
9 38 (17.92%) Web Services
10 37 (17.45%) .NET Framework
11 33 (15.57%) Visual Studio
11 33 (15.57%) T-SQL
12 32 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 31 (14.62%) Web Development
14 30 (14.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 30 (14.15%) WebLogic
14 30 (14.15%) XML
14 30 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (13.68%) Finance
16 28 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (13.21%) ETL
16 28 (13.21%) ASP.NET
17 27 (12.74%) DB2
17 27 (12.74%) IBM
17 27 (12.74%) jQuery
18 25 (11.79%) JSP
18 25 (11.79%) MS Excel
19 23 (10.85%) JMS

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 30 (14.15%) WebLogic
2 23 (10.85%) JBoss
2 23 (10.85%) Tomcat
3 21 (9.91%) WebLogic Portal
3 21 (9.91%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.30%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.36%) IIS
6 5 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.89%) Documentum
7 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.89%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.89%) SAS
8 3 (1.42%) Apache
8 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.47%) CMS
10 1 (0.47%) Kentico
Applications
1 25 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.94%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.94%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) GIMP
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.83%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.83%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (2.83%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.36%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (2.36%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.47%) Maximo
6 1 (0.47%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.47%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.25%) Office 365
3 2 (0.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) LDAP
1 7 (3.30%) Skype
1 7 (3.30%) Unified Communications
2 6 (2.83%) H.323
3 3 (1.42%) Internet
4 2 (0.94%) Network Security
5 1 (0.47%) HTTP
5 1 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (12.74%) DB2
5 22 (10.38%) Relational Database
6 20 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (6.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (4.25%) Oracle Database
10 9 (4.25%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.83%) QlikView
11 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (2.36%) IBM InfoSphere
12 5 (2.36%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.42%) DTS
14 3 (1.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (15.57%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.91%) Log4j
3 10 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.25%) CruiseControl
4 9 (4.25%) Subversion
5 8 (3.77%) Moq
5 8 (3.77%) NUnit
6 6 (2.83%) JIRA
7 5 (2.36%) Selenium
8 4 (1.89%) Ant
8 4 (1.89%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.42%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.42%) ClearQuest
9 3 (1.42%) JUnit
9 3 (1.42%) Maven
10 2 (0.94%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.94%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (13.68%) Finance
2 21 (9.91%) Back Office
3 13 (6.13%) Banking
4 7 (3.30%) Retail
5 5 (2.36%) Advertising
5 5 (2.36%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.94%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (47.17%) Developer
2 36 (16.98%) Consultant
3 35 (16.51%) SQL Developer
4 33 (15.57%) .NET Developer
5 26 (12.26%) C# Developer
6 23 (10.85%) Analyst
7 22 (10.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (8.49%) Oracle Developer
8 18 (8.49%) Technical Consultant
9 16 (7.55%) DBA
10 15 (7.08%) SQL DBA
11 14 (6.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (5.19%) .NET Team Leader
12 11 (5.19%) Java Developer
12 11 (5.19%) Software Team Leader
12 11 (5.19%) Team Leader
13 10 (4.72%) Senior Developer
13 10 (4.72%) SQL Server Developer
14 9 (4.25%) Software Engineer
14 9 (4.25%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (32.08%) .NET
2 51 (24.06%) HTML
3 45 (21.23%) CSS
4 38 (17.92%) Web Services
5 37 (17.45%) .NET Framework
6 30 (14.15%) XML
7 28 (13.21%) ASP.NET
8 27 (12.74%) jQuery
9 25 (11.79%) JSP
10 23 (10.85%) JMS
11 21 (9.91%) Java EE
12 15 (7.08%) Entity Framework
13 14 (6.60%) WCF
14 13 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (4.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (3.77%) MDX
16 8 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
17 6 (2.83%) J2EE
17 6 (2.83%) Spring
17 6 (2.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.60%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.42%) Clustering
4 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.42%) Replication
4 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.94%) iPad
5 2 (0.94%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.94%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.94%) Statistics
6 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.47%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.47%) Physics
6 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.96%) Windows
2 13 (6.13%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.25%) Unix
4 6 (2.83%) Linux
5 3 (1.42%) Android
6 2 (0.94%) VMS
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) HPUX
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (14.62%) Web Development
3 30 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (13.21%) ETL
5 22 (10.38%) MVC
5 22 (10.38%) TDD
6 21 (9.91%) Migration
7 20 (9.43%) Scrum
8 17 (8.02%) Data Modelling
9 16 (7.55%) OO
10 15 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (7.08%) Software Engineering
10 15 (7.08%) UML
11 14 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.60%) Data Migration
12 13 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (5.66%) V-Model
13 12 (5.66%) Waterfall
14 10 (4.72%) Kimball Methodology
14 10 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.66%) C#
2 42 (19.81%) Java
3 38 (17.92%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.57%) T-SQL
5 15 (7.08%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.13%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.89%) C++
7 4 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.89%) VB
7 4 (1.89%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.42%) PHP
9 2 (0.94%) Korn
9 2 (0.94%) Perl
9 2 (0.94%) Python
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) COBOL
10 1 (0.47%) JCL
10 1 (0.47%) R
10 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (8.49%) Degree
2 10 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.42%) OCPJP
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.94%) MCITP
6 2 (0.94%) MCSE
6 2 (0.94%) MCTS
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.47%) MCSA
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.83%) XenApp
3 5 (2.36%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.47%) Docker
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (5.66%) SCOM
2 5 (2.36%) SCCM
3 2 (0.94%) MOM
4 1 (0.47%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.47%) Control-M
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 60 (28.30%) Oracle
3 27 (12.74%) IBM
4 21 (9.91%) Misys
5 13 (6.13%) VMware
6 8 (3.77%) Citrix
7 6 (2.83%) Pega
7 6 (2.83%) SAP
7 6 (2.83%) Sitecore
7 6 (2.83%) Veeam
8 5 (2.36%) Cognos
9 4 (1.89%) EMC
10 3 (1.42%) Informatica
10 3 (1.42%) Teradata
11 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.47%) NetApp
12 1 (0.47%) OpenText
12 1 (0.47%) Sophos
12 1 (0.47%) Vitria
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