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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 13.75% 7.79% 8.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.00% 23.08% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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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
20 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 25.00% 33.77% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 8
Average daily rate £321 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.25 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015, 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 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (43.48%) PL/SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Workflow
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 4 (17.39%) CRM
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) SAS
8 2 (8.70%) B2B
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.70%) CSS
8 2 (8.70%) C

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (34.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) E-Business Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Report Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
1 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (34.78%) Workflow
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) B2B
6 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) PL/SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com