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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL 15 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 10.95% 15.00% 5.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.91% 52.17% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Average daily rate £440 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £32.63
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -23.37%
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
47 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 34.31% 28.75% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 13
Average daily rate £440 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016, 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 17 (62.96%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) PL/SQL
3 8 (29.63%) C++
3 8 (29.63%) Unix
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
4 7 (25.93%) JIRA
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle OWB
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (25.93%) Toad
4 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (25.93%) ClearQuest
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) PVCS
4 7 (25.93%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (22.22%) VB
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (18.52%) Java
6 5 (18.52%) XML
6 5 (18.52%) WebLogic

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.70%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) FTP
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle OWB
2 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
2 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) ClearQuest
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (25.93%) PVCS
1 7 (25.93%) Toad
2 4 (14.81%) Ant
2 4 (14.81%) Artifactory
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) JUnit
2 4 (14.81%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) ProC
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Business Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (14.81%) E-Business Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
4 3 (11.11%) E-Business Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) Apache CXF
2 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) J2EE
2 4 (14.81%) JSP
2 4 (14.81%) Servlets
2 4 (14.81%) Spring
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) OC4J
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) MDX
4 2 (7.41%) Middleware
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) AS400
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.70%) iSeries
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Unix
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (14.81%) OO
2 4 (14.81%) OOP
2 4 (14.81%) UML
2 4 (14.81%) Workflow
3 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) ETL
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.70%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) PL/SQL
2 8 (29.63%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) VB
4 5 (18.52%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) C
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) RPG
7 1 (3.70%) RPG IV
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
7 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Sun Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) NetApp
3 1 (3.70%) Sophos
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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