The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 11.11% 8.82% 8.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.43% 36.00% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.50%
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 Solihull region.

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 36.51% 24.51% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 5
Average daily rate £330 £325 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +33.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Solihull region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Solihull region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) VBA
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (15.38%) Force.com
5 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (15.38%) Essbase
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (15.38%) Essbase
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) MS Access
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Database Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) MDX
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Solaris
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) VBA
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Hyperion
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft