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 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 10 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 6.59% 7.38% 13.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.29% 39.13% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
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£413 £356 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
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 Solihull region.

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 18.68% 18.85% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 9
Average daily rate £388 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £265 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £21.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 7 (43.75%) ETL
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Force.com
3 5 (31.25%) Apex Code
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (18.75%) Automotive
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (12.50%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (12.50%) Essbase
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) BPCS
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (12.50%) Essbase
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (12.50%) WhereScape RED
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Transformer
3 2 (12.50%) OLAP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (18.75%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Functional Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Salesforce.com Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modeller
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Solaris
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ETL
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
2 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Apex Code
3 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Hyperion
4 2 (12.50%) Cognos
4 2 (12.50%) IBM