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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 126 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.46% 9.56% 10.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.00% 28.29% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 44 52
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £17.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -26.22%
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
293 251 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.95% 33.78% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 168 150
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 85 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 79 (36.74%) Oracle
3 54 (25.12%) HTML
4 51 (23.72%) Microsoft
5 45 (20.93%) Java
5 45 (20.93%) CSS
6 44 (20.47%) .NET
7 43 (20.00%) Finance
8 41 (19.07%) C#
9 40 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (18.14%) JavaScript
11 37 (17.21%) Web Services
12 33 (15.35%) XML
12 33 (15.35%) WebLogic
13 31 (14.42%) T-SQL
13 31 (14.42%) Relational Database
14 30 (13.95%) PL/SQL
15 29 (13.49%) JSP
15 29 (13.49%) Windows
15 29 (13.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (12.09%) Migration
17 26 (12.09%) IBM
18 25 (11.63%) Security Cleared
19 24 (11.16%) Oracle Database
20 23 (10.70%) RDBMS
20 23 (10.70%) Unix
21 22 (10.23%) jQuery
22 21 (9.77%) Web Development

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 33 (15.35%) WebLogic
2 21 (9.77%) JBoss
2 21 (9.77%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.98%) WebLogic Portal
3 15 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.19%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.79%) IIS
6 3 (1.40%) Documentum
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.93%) Captiva
7 2 (0.93%) SAS
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.86%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) GIMP
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (4.19%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.79%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (2.79%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (2.33%) INSURE/90
4 5 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (2.33%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.93%) HFM
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
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
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.47%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.86%) DNS
1 4 (1.86%) Firewall
1 4 (1.86%) SSL
2 3 (1.40%) Extranet
2 3 (1.40%) Intranet
2 3 (1.40%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 40 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (14.42%) Relational Database
4 29 (13.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (11.16%) Oracle Database
6 23 (10.70%) RDBMS
7 19 (8.84%) DB2
7 19 (8.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (7.91%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (6.98%) Oracle OWB
10 14 (6.51%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (5.12%) QlikView
11 11 (5.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (7.44%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.98%) Log4j
3 14 (6.51%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (6.51%) Toad
4 10 (4.65%) ClearQuest
4 10 (4.65%) Eclipse
4 10 (4.65%) JIRA
4 10 (4.65%) JUnit
4 10 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.72%) Ant
5 8 (3.72%) Artifactory
5 8 (3.72%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.72%) Maven
6 5 (2.33%) PVCS
7 3 (1.40%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.40%) Selenium
8 2 (0.93%) Moq
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (20.00%) Finance
2 18 (8.37%) Back Office
3 16 (7.44%) Banking
4 6 (2.79%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.33%) Front Office
5 5 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.86%) Retail
7 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (54.42%) Developer
2 44 (20.47%) SQL Developer
3 35 (16.28%) Analyst
4 23 (10.70%) .NET Developer
5 21 (9.77%) Consultant
6 18 (8.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 17 (7.91%) Oracle Developer
8 16 (7.44%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.58%) Business Developer
9 12 (5.58%) Technical Consultant
10 11 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (4.65%) Architect
11 10 (4.65%) DBA
11 10 (4.65%) PL/SQL Developer
11 10 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (4.19%) Java Developer
12 9 (4.19%) QlikView Developer
12 9 (4.19%) SSIS Developer
13 8 (3.72%) Test Analyst
14 7 (3.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.12%) HTML
2 45 (20.93%) CSS
3 44 (20.47%) .NET
4 37 (17.21%) Web Services
5 33 (15.35%) XML
6 29 (13.49%) JSP
7 22 (10.23%) jQuery
8 19 (8.84%) JMS
9 16 (7.44%) ASP.NET
10 15 (6.98%) .NET Framework
10 15 (6.98%) Java EE
11 14 (6.51%) Servlets
11 14 (6.51%) Spring
12 12 (5.58%) J2EE
13 11 (5.12%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (4.65%) Hibernate
14 10 (4.65%) Struts
15 9 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (3.72%) Apache CXF
17 7 (3.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.19%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.26%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.33%) AS400
4 5 (2.33%) Derivative
4 5 (2.33%) iSeries
4 5 (2.33%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.86%) Clustering
5 4 (1.86%) NHS
5 4 (1.86%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.86%) Replication
6 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.40%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.40%) Equities
6 3 (1.40%) Fintech
6 3 (1.40%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.40%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.49%) Windows
2 23 (10.70%) Unix
3 9 (4.19%) Linux
4 6 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) HPUX
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) VMS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (12.09%) Migration
4 21 (9.77%) Web Development
5 20 (9.30%) MVC
6 19 (8.84%) ETL
6 19 (8.84%) TDD
7 16 (7.44%) OO
7 16 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (6.51%) Data Migration
8 14 (6.51%) ITIL
9 13 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (5.58%) Defect Tracking
11 11 (5.12%) CRM
12 10 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.65%) Scrum
12 10 (4.65%) UML
12 10 (4.65%) Workflow
13 9 (4.19%) ITSM
13 9 (4.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.93%) Java
2 41 (19.07%) C#
3 39 (18.14%) JavaScript
4 31 (14.42%) T-SQL
5 30 (13.95%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.58%) VB
7 10 (4.65%) C++
8 7 (3.26%) VBA
9 6 (2.79%) Perl
10 5 (2.33%) RPG
10 5 (2.33%) RPG IV
10 5 (2.33%) RPG/400
11 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.86%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.40%) PHP
13 2 (0.93%) Python
13 2 (0.93%) VBScript
14 1 (0.47%) Korn
14 1 (0.47%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.44%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.58%) Degree
4 7 (3.26%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (2.79%) ISEB
5 6 (2.79%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.33%) OCPJP
7 4 (1.86%) LPIC
8 3 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.40%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) MCAD
10 1 (0.47%) MCITP
10 1 (0.47%) MCSD
10 1 (0.47%) MCTS
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.40%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.86%) Firmware
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) SCOM
2 4 (1.86%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.86%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.86%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) Control-M
3 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 79 (36.74%) Oracle
2 51 (23.72%) Microsoft
3 26 (12.09%) IBM
4 15 (6.98%) Misys
5 10 (4.65%) Pega
6 9 (4.19%) VMware
7 8 (3.72%) Citrix
8 6 (2.79%) Sitecore
9 5 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.86%) BEA
10 4 (1.86%) SAP
10 4 (1.86%) Sybase
10 4 (1.86%) Vitria
11 3 (1.40%) EMC
11 3 (1.40%) HP
11 3 (1.40%) JDA
12 2 (0.93%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.93%) RedPrairie
12 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.47%) Remedy
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