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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 87 64 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.04% 10.77% 13.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.47% 41.56% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 38
Average daily rate £325 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +2.46%
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
215 154 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.23% 25.93% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 99 107
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 75 (46.01%) SQL Server
2 50 (30.67%) Oracle
3 43 (26.38%) Microsoft
4 40 (24.54%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (24.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (21.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (20.86%) T-SQL
6 34 (20.86%) .NET
7 32 (19.63%) C#
7 32 (19.63%) Finance
8 31 (19.02%) JavaScript
8 31 (19.02%) Windows
9 29 (17.79%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (14.72%) Relational Database
11 23 (14.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (13.50%) CSS
12 22 (13.50%) HTML
12 22 (13.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (12.27%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (12.27%) ETL
14 19 (11.66%) Unix
14 19 (11.66%) jQuery
15 18 (11.04%) Oracle Database
16 14 (8.59%) Visual Studio
16 14 (8.59%) Java
16 14 (8.59%) MS Excel
16 14 (8.59%) Migration
16 14 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (7.98%) Windows Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (6.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.68%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.07%) Captiva
3 5 (3.07%) Documentum
3 5 (3.07%) JBoss
3 5 (3.07%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.84%) SAS
5 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.23%) IIS
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.23%) WordPress
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.68%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.45%) INSURE/90
2 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.61%) HFM
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.61%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.07%) Intranet
1 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.84%) Extranet
3 2 (1.23%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) LAN
3 2 (1.23%) Modbus
4 1 (0.61%) DHCP
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (46.01%) SQL Server
2 40 (24.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (21.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (17.79%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (14.72%) Relational Database
6 23 (14.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (13.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (11.04%) Oracle Database
9 14 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (6.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (6.13%) QlikView
11 8 (4.91%) Informix
11 8 (4.91%) RDBMS
12 6 (3.68%) MySQL
12 6 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (3.07%) Data Mining
13 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (2.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (8.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.29%) Subversion
3 5 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.84%) Toad
6 2 (1.23%) Moq
7 1 (0.61%) Gradle
7 1 (0.61%) MSTest
7 1 (0.61%) NUnit
7 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.61%) TestDirector
General
1 32 (19.63%) Finance
2 6 (3.68%) Advertising
2 6 (3.68%) Banking
3 4 (2.45%) Front Office
3 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.84%) Back Office
4 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.84%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Billing
5 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (53.99%) Developer
2 40 (24.54%) SQL Developer
3 23 (14.11%) Analyst
4 17 (10.43%) .NET Developer
5 16 (9.82%) Architect
5 16 (9.82%) C# Developer
6 14 (8.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.36%) DBA
8 10 (6.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (6.13%) Data Architect
8 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Developer
9 9 (5.52%) SQL DBA
10 8 (4.91%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (3.68%) ETL Developer
11 6 (3.68%) PL/SQL Developer
12 5 (3.07%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.07%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (3.07%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.86%) .NET
2 22 (13.50%) CSS
2 22 (13.50%) HTML
3 19 (11.66%) jQuery
4 12 (7.36%) .NET Framework
5 10 (6.13%) XML
6 9 (5.52%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.91%) Ajax
8 6 (3.68%) MDX
9 5 (3.07%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.07%) HTML5
10 4 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.45%) Entity Framework
10 4 (2.45%) JSON
10 4 (2.45%) Spring
11 3 (1.84%) Django
11 3 (1.84%) iPhone SDK
11 3 (1.84%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (1.84%) Symfony
11 3 (1.84%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) NHS
2 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.07%) Derivative
4 4 (2.45%) AS400
4 4 (2.45%) iSeries
4 4 (2.45%) Replication
4 4 (2.45%) User Experience
5 3 (1.84%) Clustering
5 3 (1.84%) Equities
5 3 (1.84%) Fintech
5 3 (1.84%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.84%) iPhone
6 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.02%) Windows
2 19 (11.66%) Unix
3 13 (7.98%) Linux
3 13 (7.98%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) AIX
6 2 (1.23%) HPUX
6 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.54%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (12.27%) ETL
3 20 (12.27%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (8.59%) Migration
5 13 (7.98%) Data Modelling
6 10 (6.13%) MVC
7 9 (5.52%) Data Management
7 9 (5.52%) Data Migration
7 9 (5.52%) High Availability
8 8 (4.91%) OO
8 8 (4.91%) Scrum
8 8 (4.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (4.91%) TDD
9 7 (4.29%) ITIL
9 7 (4.29%) Logistics
10 6 (3.68%) CRM
11 5 (3.07%) Master Data Management
11 5 (3.07%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (3.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.86%) T-SQL
2 32 (19.63%) C#
3 31 (19.02%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.59%) Java
5 13 (7.98%) PL/SQL
6 10 (6.13%) VBA
7 6 (3.68%) Python
8 5 (3.07%) Perl
8 5 (3.07%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.07%) VB
9 4 (2.45%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.45%) RPG
9 4 (2.45%) RPG IV
9 4 (2.45%) RPG/400
9 4 (2.45%) VBScript
10 3 (1.84%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.84%) PHP
10 3 (1.84%) Ruby
10 3 (1.84%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (3.68%) Degree
2 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.23%) ISEB
3 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.61%) MCSE
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) NFS
1 3 (1.84%) Samba
2 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.61%) SCOM
2 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 50 (30.67%) Oracle
2 43 (26.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.91%) VMware
4 6 (3.68%) Pega
5 5 (3.07%) EMC
6 3 (1.84%) Zend
7 2 (1.23%) Cognos
7 2 (1.23%) HP
7 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.23%) Sage
7 2 (1.23%) SAP
7 2 (1.23%) Siemens
8 1 (0.61%) Epicor
8 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.61%) Infor
8 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.61%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.61%) Remedy
8 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.61%) SunGard
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