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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 132 65 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.01% 8.69% 9.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.98% 27.54% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 40 45
Median daily rate £381 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £24.50 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.48% -32.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +14.79%
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
281 236 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.21% 31.55% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 141 137
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £31.00 £26.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -23.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 97 (41.99%) SQL Server
2 83 (35.93%) Oracle
3 64 (27.71%) HTML
4 57 (24.68%) Microsoft
5 54 (23.38%) Java
6 53 (22.94%) CSS
7 46 (19.91%) .NET
8 45 (19.48%) Web Services
9 43 (18.61%) C#
10 42 (18.18%) T-SQL
10 42 (18.18%) WebLogic
11 41 (17.75%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (17.75%) Finance
12 40 (17.32%) XML
12 40 (17.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 37 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (15.58%) JSP
14 36 (15.58%) PL/SQL
14 36 (15.58%) JavaScript
15 32 (13.85%) Relational Database
16 31 (13.42%) IBM
17 30 (12.99%) Migration
18 29 (12.55%) Oracle Database
18 29 (12.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 29 (12.55%) Security Cleared
19 27 (11.69%) ETL
20 26 (11.26%) Windows
20 26 (11.26%) Web Development
21 25 (10.82%) RDBMS
22 24 (10.39%) 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 42 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 24 (10.39%) JBoss
2 24 (10.39%) Tomcat
3 20 (8.66%) WebLogic Portal
3 20 (8.66%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.46%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.03%) IIS
6 4 (1.73%) Documentum
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.30%) SAS
8 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) GIMP
4 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.33%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.60%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (1.73%) INSURE/90
6 2 (0.87%) HFM
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.43%) Maximo
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.73%) DNS
1 4 (1.73%) Firewall
1 4 (1.73%) Internet
1 4 (1.73%) SSL
2 3 (1.30%) Network Security
3 2 (0.87%) SAN
4 1 (0.43%) Extranet
4 1 (0.43%) H.323
4 1 (0.43%) Intranet
4 1 (0.43%) LDAP
4 1 (0.43%) Skype
4 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (41.99%) SQL Server
2 40 (17.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (13.85%) Relational Database
4 29 (12.55%) Oracle Database
4 29 (12.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (10.82%) RDBMS
6 24 (10.39%) DB2
7 21 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (8.66%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (8.23%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (6.93%) Oracle OWB
11 15 (6.49%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (4.76%) QlikView
15 10 (4.33%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
16 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
17 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (8.66%) Log4j
2 19 (8.23%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.93%) Toad
4 14 (6.06%) JIRA
4 14 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (5.63%) ClearQuest
5 13 (5.63%) JUnit
6 12 (5.19%) Eclipse
6 12 (5.19%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.76%) Ant
7 11 (4.76%) Artifactory
7 11 (4.76%) Maven
8 7 (3.03%) Selenium
9 5 (2.16%) PVCS
10 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.87%) Moq
11 2 (0.87%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (17.75%) Finance
2 21 (9.09%) Back Office
3 16 (6.93%) Banking
4 6 (2.60%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.30%) Legal
5 3 (1.30%) Retail
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Front Office
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (51.08%) Developer
2 40 (17.32%) SQL Developer
3 31 (13.42%) Analyst
4 28 (12.12%) Consultant
5 20 (8.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 19 (8.23%) .NET Developer
6 19 (8.23%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (6.49%) DBA
7 15 (6.49%) Java Developer
8 13 (5.63%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.63%) Technical Consultant
9 12 (5.19%) Business Developer
9 12 (5.19%) PL/SQL Developer
10 11 (4.76%) SQL DBA
11 10 (4.33%) SSIS Developer
12 9 (3.90%) QlikView Developer
12 9 (3.90%) SQL BI Developer
13 8 (3.46%) .NET Team Leader
13 8 (3.46%) Software Team Leader
13 8 (3.46%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (27.71%) HTML
2 53 (22.94%) CSS
3 46 (19.91%) .NET
4 45 (19.48%) Web Services
5 40 (17.32%) XML
6 36 (15.58%) JSP
7 24 (10.39%) JMS
8 22 (9.52%) jQuery
9 20 (8.66%) Java EE
10 19 (8.23%) ASP.NET
11 17 (7.36%) Spring
12 16 (6.93%) Servlets
13 15 (6.49%) .NET Framework
13 15 (6.49%) J2EE
14 13 (5.63%) Hibernate
14 13 (5.63%) Struts
15 11 (4.76%) Apache CXF
15 11 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
16 9 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (3.46%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.60%) Replication
4 5 (2.16%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.73%) AS400
5 4 (1.73%) iSeries
5 4 (1.73%) NHS
5 4 (1.73%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.30%) Clustering
6 3 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.30%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.87%) EPoS
7 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.87%) Statistics
7 2 (0.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.43%) Derivative
8 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.26%) Windows
2 21 (9.09%) Unix
3 8 (3.46%) Linux
4 7 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.87%) AIX
5 2 (0.87%) HPUX
5 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.87%) VMS
5 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.75%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (12.99%) Migration
4 27 (11.69%) ETL
5 26 (11.26%) Web Development
6 24 (10.39%) TDD
7 23 (9.96%) OO
8 22 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (8.66%) MVC
10 19 (8.23%) UML
11 17 (7.36%) Defect Tracking
12 16 (6.93%) Data Migration
13 15 (6.49%) OOP
14 14 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (6.06%) ITIL
15 13 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (5.19%) Scrum
16 12 (5.19%) Software Engineering
17 11 (4.76%) CRM
18 10 (4.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 54 (23.38%) Java
2 43 (18.61%) C#
3 42 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 36 (15.58%) JavaScript
4 36 (15.58%) PL/SQL
5 14 (6.06%) VB
6 13 (5.63%) C++
7 9 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.73%) RPG
9 4 (1.73%) RPG IV
9 4 (1.73%) RPG/400
9 4 (1.73%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.30%) Korn
10 3 (1.30%) PHP
11 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.87%) Perl
11 2 (0.87%) VBScript
12 1 (0.43%) Groovy
12 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (12.55%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.23%) Degree
4 10 (4.33%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (3.46%) OCPJP
6 6 (2.60%) ISEB
6 6 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.73%) LPIC
8 3 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.30%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.43%) MCAD
10 1 (0.43%) MCITP
10 1 (0.43%) MCSD
10 1 (0.43%) MCTS
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.73%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.73%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.73%) Firmware
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (4.76%) SCOM
2 5 (2.16%) SCCM
3 4 (1.73%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.73%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.87%) MOM
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.43%) Control-M
5 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 83 (35.93%) Oracle
2 57 (24.68%) Microsoft
3 31 (13.42%) IBM
4 20 (8.66%) Misys
5 13 (5.63%) VMware
6 11 (4.76%) Pega
7 9 (3.90%) Citrix
8 6 (2.60%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.60%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.73%) BEA
9 4 (1.73%) EMC
9 4 (1.73%) SAP
9 4 (1.73%) Sybase
9 4 (1.73%) Vitria
10 3 (1.30%) HP
10 3 (1.30%) JDA
11 2 (0.87%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.87%) RedPrairie
11 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.43%) Rackspace
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