The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 439 278 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.88% 11.66% 10.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.29% 38.50% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 160 163
Median daily rate £375 £341 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +13.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £439 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £23.75 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +14.79%
SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1014 722 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.07% 30.29% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 429 417
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +8 136 £375 +7.14% 62
Coventry +2 94 £375 +25.00% 13
Shropshire -3 56 £415 +1.21% 15
Warwickshire +11 46 £375 +15.38% 17
Staffordshire 0 26 £300 -11.11% 27
Worcestershire +2 11 £354 +17.91% 8
Solihull -15 6 £390 +4.00% 5
Walsall 0 5 £473 +11.17% 2
Wolverhampton 0 2 £288 +19.79% 4
Sutton Coldfield -1 2 £325 +4.83% 3
Herefordshire -5 2 £450 - 3
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Kingswinford - 2 £304 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 291 (34.48%) Oracle
2 260 (30.81%) SQL Server
3 247 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (23.82%) Java
5 185 (21.92%) Microsoft
6 170 (20.14%) Unix
7 162 (19.19%) .NET
8 153 (18.13%) PL/SQL
9 148 (17.54%) HTML
10 139 (16.47%) C#
11 138 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
12 135 (16.00%) XML
13 126 (14.93%) T-SQL
14 123 (14.57%) CSS
15 108 (12.80%) Migration
16 107 (12.68%) Windows
17 102 (12.09%) Spring
17 102 (12.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 101 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 100 (11.85%) WebLogic
20 99 (11.73%) JavaScript
21 97 (11.49%) Web Services
22 95 (11.26%) Finance
23 91 (10.78%) Linux
24 89 (10.55%) ETL
25 85 (10.07%) J2EE
26 84 (9.95%) Data Modelling
26 84 (9.95%) Scrum
27 81 (9.60%) JIRA
27 81 (9.60%) BusinessObjects

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 100 (11.85%) WebLogic
2 57 (6.75%) Confluence
3 55 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 50 (5.92%) JBoss
5 38 (4.50%) Tomcat
6 33 (3.91%) WebLogic Portal
7 27 (3.20%) WebSphere
8 22 (2.61%) Apache
9 18 (2.13%) SAS
10 13 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (1.54%) IIS
11 12 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
11 12 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.95%) NServiceBus
13 7 (0.83%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.83%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.71%) CMS
14 6 (0.71%) Documentum
15 5 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 76 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.13%) MS Office
3 15 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.71%) SPSS
6 5 (0.59%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.36%) MS Project
9 1 (0.12%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 21 (2.49%) Oracle Applications
2 19 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.78%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (1.42%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
6 8 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.59%) Oracle Payroll
10 4 (0.47%) INSURE/90
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.36%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.24%) HFM
12 2 (0.24%) Infor LN
13 1 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 60 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.66%) Office 365
4 13 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.42%) IaaS
6 10 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.18%) Google App Engine
7 7 (0.83%) SaaS
8 2 (0.24%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) GitHub
9 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.54%) DNS
1 13 (1.54%) SSL
2 12 (1.42%) Network Security
3 11 (1.30%) Internet
4 10 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.07%) DHCP
6 8 (0.95%) HTTP
7 7 (0.83%) SAN
8 6 (0.71%) Firewall
9 5 (0.59%) LAN
9 5 (0.59%) WAN
10 3 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.36%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.36%) MPLS
11 2 (0.24%) H.323
11 2 (0.24%) Intranet
11 2 (0.24%) LDAP
11 2 (0.24%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.24%) Skype
11 2 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (30.81%) SQL Server
2 102 (12.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 101 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 81 (9.60%) BusinessObjects
5 80 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
6 67 (7.94%) MongoDB
7 64 (7.58%) Relational Database
8 56 (6.64%) Oracle Database
8 56 (6.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 48 (5.69%) Oracle OWB
10 44 (5.21%) Hadoop
11 42 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 39 (4.62%) RDBMS
13 38 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
14 36 (4.27%) Pentaho
15 34 (4.03%) Big Data
15 34 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 32 (3.79%) DB2
17 26 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
18 22 (2.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 81 (9.60%) JIRA
2 72 (8.53%) Git (software)
3 59 (6.99%) Visual Studio
4 54 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 53 (6.28%) Maven
6 40 (4.74%) ClearQuest
7 37 (4.38%) Selenium
8 36 (4.27%) JUnit
9 35 (4.15%) Eclipse
10 31 (3.67%) Jenkins
11 27 (3.20%) Toad
12 26 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 26 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
13 21 (2.49%) Ant
13 21 (2.49%) Log4j
14 20 (2.37%) ClearCase
15 16 (1.90%) Artifactory
15 16 (1.90%) IntelliJ
16 15 (1.78%) PVCS
16 15 (1.78%) SoapUI
General
1 95 (11.26%) Finance
2 25 (2.96%) Back Office
3 19 (2.25%) Banking
4 11 (1.30%) Retail
5 10 (1.18%) General Ledger
6 9 (1.07%) Advertising
6 9 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.95%) Marketing
8 4 (0.47%) Automotive
8 4 (0.47%) Billing
8 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.47%) Legal
8 4 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.36%) Games
9 3 (0.36%) Law
10 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Front Office
11 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 416 (49.29%) Developer
2 130 (15.40%) Analyst
3 94 (11.14%) SQL Developer
4 82 (9.72%) .NET Developer
5 79 (9.36%) Architect
6 57 (6.75%) Consultant
7 54 (6.40%) Java Developer
8 49 (5.81%) DBA
9 47 (5.57%) C# Developer
10 44 (5.21%) Test Analyst
11 43 (5.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 43 (5.09%) SQL DBA
12 40 (4.74%) Oracle Developer
13 39 (4.62%) Administrator
13 39 (4.62%) Lead Developer
14 38 (4.50%) Software Engineer
15 37 (4.38%) Software Architect
16 35 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
17 29 (3.44%) Business Developer
17 29 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (19.19%) .NET
2 148 (17.54%) HTML
3 135 (16.00%) XML
4 123 (14.57%) CSS
5 102 (12.09%) Spring
6 97 (11.49%) Web Services
7 85 (10.07%) J2EE
8 75 (8.89%) SOAP
9 61 (7.23%) REST
10 60 (7.11%) ASP.NET
10 60 (7.11%) Hibernate
11 59 (6.99%) JSP
12 48 (5.69%) jQuery
13 44 (5.21%) JSON
14 43 (5.09%) .NET Framework
15 39 (4.62%) HTML5
16 36 (4.27%) Java EE
16 36 (4.27%) Servlets
16 36 (4.27%) Spring Boot
17 35 (4.15%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.25%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.01%) Clustering
4 17 (2.01%) Data Integration
5 15 (1.78%) DataPower
6 14 (1.66%) Client/Server
6 14 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.66%) Replication
7 13 (1.54%) NHS
8 9 (1.07%) Data Conversion
8 9 (1.07%) Statistics
9 8 (0.95%) N-Tier
10 7 (0.83%) User Experience
11 6 (0.71%) Smart Meter
11 6 (0.71%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.59%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.47%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 170 (20.14%) Unix
2 107 (12.68%) Windows
3 91 (10.78%) Linux
4 44 (5.21%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.59%) AIX
7 3 (0.36%) HPUX
7 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.24%) VMS
8 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.12%) Android
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
3 108 (12.80%) Migration
4 89 (10.55%) ETL
5 84 (9.95%) Data Modelling
5 84 (9.95%) Scrum
6 74 (8.77%) MVC
7 71 (8.41%) Software Engineering
8 65 (7.70%) Waterfall
9 57 (6.75%) OO
10 53 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
11 51 (6.04%) Data Migration
12 50 (5.92%) Test Strategy
13 49 (5.81%) DevOps
14 43 (5.09%) Analytics
14 43 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (5.09%) CRM
14 43 (5.09%) TDD
15 41 (4.86%) Microservices
15 41 (4.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 201 (23.82%) Java
2 153 (18.13%) PL/SQL
3 139 (16.47%) C#
4 126 (14.93%) T-SQL
5 99 (11.73%) JavaScript
6 49 (5.81%) Shell Script
7 33 (3.91%) PowerShell
8 30 (3.55%) VB
9 29 (3.44%) Scala
10 23 (2.73%) VB.NET
11 17 (2.01%) C
11 17 (2.01%) C++
12 13 (1.54%) Perl
13 10 (1.18%) PHP
14 8 (0.95%) VBA
15 7 (0.83%) Haskell
15 7 (0.83%) VBScript
16 5 (0.59%) VB6
17 4 (0.47%) Korn
17 4 (0.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 67 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 50 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 46 (5.45%) Degree
4 23 (2.73%) ISEB
5 21 (2.49%) ISTQB
6 18 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (1.18%) OCPJP
9 8 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.83%) MCITP
10 7 (0.83%) MCTS
11 6 (0.71%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.47%) LPIC
13 4 (0.47%) MCAD
13 4 (0.47%) MCSD
14 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.55%) QA
2 28 (3.32%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.47%) SLA
5 2 (0.24%) GCP
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 49 (5.81%) Docker
3 18 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.95%) Firmware
5 7 (0.83%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.83%) HDFS
6 6 (0.71%) XenApp
7 5 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.47%) vSphere
9 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.24%) vCloud
10 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 76 (9.00%) Puppet
2 33 (3.91%) SCOM
3 20 (2.37%) Grafana
3 20 (2.37%) Graphite
4 13 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.07%) SCCM
6 8 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.71%) Kibana
7 6 (0.71%) OPNET
8 5 (0.59%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.59%) logstash
9 4 (0.47%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.47%) vMotion
10 3 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.24%) MOM
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 291 (34.48%) Oracle
2 185 (21.92%) Microsoft
3 63 (7.46%) Informatica
4 58 (6.87%) IBM
5 43 (5.09%) webMethods
6 41 (4.86%) Pega
7 35 (4.15%) VMware
8 29 (3.44%) Adobe
9 27 (3.20%) SAP
10 22 (2.61%) Cloudera
11 21 (2.49%) Misys
12 18 (2.13%) Citrix
13 17 (2.01%) Red Hat
13 17 (2.01%) WSO2
14 14 (1.66%) Google
15 9 (1.07%) EMC
15 9 (1.07%) Sybase
16 8 (0.95%) BMC
16 8 (0.95%) DataFlux
16 8 (0.95%) SaltStack
Warwick, Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield or Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £500-£530 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £340 per day, Initial contract until December 16'
Posted: 20 days ago