The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Smethwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Smethwick 16.67% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.66%
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 Smethwick region.

Programming Languages Category
Smethwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Smethwick 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

SQL
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Smethwick

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Smethwick 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Smethwick by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Smethwick 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning