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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 54 91 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.59% 14.97% 10.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.95% 41.55% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 31
Average daily rate
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£333 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £246 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.10 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £34.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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
169 219 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.87% 36.02% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 131 80
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.30 £20.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £37.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014, 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 70 (46.98%) SQL Server
2 47 (31.54%) Microsoft
3 41 (27.52%) .NET
4 39 (26.17%) Windows
5 36 (24.16%) C#
6 33 (22.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (20.81%) T-SQL
8 29 (19.46%) Oracle
8 29 (19.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (14.09%) VMware
11 20 (13.42%) Finance
11 20 (13.42%) JavaScript
11 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET
11 20 (13.42%) Web Services
12 18 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (12.08%) Migration
12 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (11.41%) Visual Studio
14 16 (10.74%) CRM
14 16 (10.74%) MVC
14 16 (10.74%) WCF
15 15 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (10.07%) CSS
15 15 (10.07%) PL/SQL
15 15 (10.07%) HTML
15 15 (10.07%) Active Directory
16 14 (9.40%) Business Objects
16 14 (9.40%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.36%) IIS
3 5 (3.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.01%) Node.js
6 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.34%) SAS
6 2 (1.34%) CICS
6 2 (1.34%) Apache
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.67%) Drupal
7 1 (0.67%) WinCC
Applications
1 14 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.03%) MS Office
3 3 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.34%) e-Work
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) SAN
2 5 (3.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.01%) DNS
3 3 (2.01%) DHCP
4 2 (1.34%) LAN
4 2 (1.34%) VoIP
4 2 (1.34%) WAN
4 2 (1.34%) SSL
4 2 (1.34%) VPN
4 2 (1.34%) Internet
4 2 (1.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.67%) SSH
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.67%) FTP
5 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (46.98%) SQL Server
2 33 (22.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (19.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (9.40%) Oracle Database
7 13 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (6.71%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (5.37%) Data Mart
11 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (2.01%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (2.01%) DTS
12 3 (2.01%) OLAP
12 3 (2.01%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (1.34%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.04%) Toad
3 8 (5.37%) Subversion
3 8 (5.37%) JIRA
4 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.34%) JMeter
5 2 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.67%) MSI
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (13.42%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Banking
2 5 (3.36%) Retail
3 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.67%) Automotive
4 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 69 (46.31%) Developer
2 19 (12.75%) Analyst
3 17 (11.41%) DBA
4 15 (10.07%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.07%) SQL DBA
5 10 (6.71%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (6.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (5.37%) Consultant
7 8 (5.37%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (5.37%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.03%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.03%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Business Developer
9 6 (4.03%) CRM Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.52%) .NET
2 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET
2 20 (13.42%) Web Services
3 16 (10.74%) WCF
4 15 (10.07%) CSS
4 15 (10.07%) HTML
5 13 (8.72%) jQuery
6 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (5.37%) .NET Framework
7 7 (4.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (4.03%) HTML5
8 6 (4.03%) LINQ
9 5 (3.36%) XML
10 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (2.01%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.01%) MDX
11 3 (2.01%) Ajax
12 2 (1.34%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.34%) Spring
12 2 (1.34%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.37%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.37%) Pocket PC
3 5 (3.36%) Replication
4 4 (2.68%) Clustering
4 4 (2.68%) Statistics
5 3 (2.01%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.01%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.34%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.34%) Social Media
7 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) User Experience
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) HACMP
7 1 (0.67%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.17%) Windows
2 15 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.37%) Windows CE
4 8 (5.37%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (5.37%) Windows 8
4 8 (5.37%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (5.37%) Windows Phone
5 7 (4.70%) Linux
6 6 (4.03%) UNIX
6 6 (4.03%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.67%) zOS
8 1 (0.67%) AIX
8 1 (0.67%) HPUX
8 1 (0.67%) Fedora
8 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.08%) Migration
2 18 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (10.74%) CRM
3 16 (10.74%) MVC
4 13 (8.72%) ETL
5 10 (6.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (6.04%) Unit Testing
6 9 (6.04%) Test Scripting
6 9 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.04%) Scrum
6 9 (6.04%) OO
7 8 (5.37%) Waterfall
7 8 (5.37%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (4.03%) Data Migration
8 6 (4.03%) Data Modelling
8 6 (4.03%) Workflow
8 6 (4.03%) Logistics
9 5 (3.36%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.16%) C#
2 31 (20.81%) T-SQL
3 20 (13.42%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.07%) PL/SQL
5 10 (6.71%) VB
5 10 (6.71%) VBA
6 9 (6.04%) C++
7 8 (5.37%) Embedded C++
8 6 (4.03%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.01%) C
9 3 (2.01%) Java
9 3 (2.01%) VBScript
10 2 (1.34%) COBOL
10 2 (1.34%) VB6
11 1 (0.67%) X++
11 1 (0.67%) PHP5
11 1 (0.67%) JCL
11 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (8.72%) SC Cleared
1 13 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.68%) ISEB
4 3 (2.01%) Degree
4 3 (2.01%) EMC Certification
4 3 (2.01%) MCSE
5 1 (0.67%) MCSA
5 1 (0.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.03%) vSphere
4 3 (2.01%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.67%) Postfix
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.67%) RACF
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.03%) SCCM
2 4 (2.68%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.01%) WMI
3 3 (2.01%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.67%) Control-M
4 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 47 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 29 (19.46%) Oracle
3 21 (14.09%) VMware
4 14 (9.40%) Business Objects
5 8 (5.37%) Citrix
6 7 (4.70%) SAP
6 7 (4.70%) HP
7 6 (4.03%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (3.36%) NetApp
8 5 (3.36%) EMC
9 3 (2.01%) Hyperion
9 3 (2.01%) Informatica
9 3 (2.01%) Dell
9 3 (2.01%) Cisco
9 3 (2.01%) IBM
10 2 (1.34%) Trillium
10 2 (1.34%) Metastorm
10 2 (1.34%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.34%) Talend
11 1 (0.67%) Allen-Bradley
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