The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing SQL 81 128 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.17% 15.63% 8.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.00% 42.95% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 93 43
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 225 298 242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 36.59% 36.39% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 215 162
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £28.50 £38.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +43.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £37.60 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £38.00 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Birmingham

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Birmingham

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Birmingham

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL.

1 58 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 41 (25.95%) Oracle
2 41 (25.95%) Microsoft
3 36 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (22.15%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (20.25%) JavaScript
6 31 (19.62%) .NET
7 30 (18.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (17.09%) Migration
9 26 (16.46%) Finance
9 26 (16.46%) HTML
10 24 (15.19%) ETL
11 22 (13.92%) C#
11 22 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (13.29%) CSS
13 20 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (11.39%) T-SQL
15 18 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (10.13%) Scrum
17 16 (10.13%) MVC
18 15 (9.49%) PL/SQL
18 15 (9.49%) Microsoft Excel
19 14 (8.86%) HTML5
19 14 (8.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 14 (8.86%) Data Migration
19 14 (8.86%) SQL Server 2014
20 13 (8.23%) Test Automation
20 13 (8.23%) Performance Tuning

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.80%) SAS
3 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.90%) ThingWorx
3 3 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.27%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) JBoss
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) DNN
5 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (9.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Magento
2 2 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.53%) Office 365
3 3 (1.90%) SaaS
4 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.63%) Heroku
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) LDAP
1 3 (1.90%) Network Security
2 2 (1.27%) SAN
3 1 (0.63%) 3G
3 1 (0.63%) FTP
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (8.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (8.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (6.33%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (4.43%) MySQL
9 7 (4.43%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (4.43%) Pentaho
9 7 (4.43%) Power BI
9 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.80%) QlikView
10 6 (3.80%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (2.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.06%) JIRA
4 7 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.80%) Subversion
6 5 (3.16%) Selenium
7 4 (2.53%) ProC
8 3 (1.90%) YouTrack
9 2 (1.27%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.27%) Toad
10 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.63%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (16.46%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Retail
3 7 (4.43%) Banking
4 6 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.53%) Advertising
5 4 (2.53%) Automotive
6 3 (1.90%) Legal
6 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (39.87%) Developer
2 28 (17.72%) Analyst
3 13 (8.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (8.23%) DBA
4 11 (6.96%) .NET Developer
4 11 (6.96%) Architect
4 11 (6.96%) SQL DBA
5 9 (5.70%) SQL Developer
5 9 (5.70%) Test Analyst
6 8 (5.06%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.06%) Consultant
6 8 (5.06%) SQL Analyst
6 8 (5.06%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (4.43%) Administrator
7 7 (4.43%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Tester
9 5 (3.16%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.16%) Data Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.62%) .NET
2 26 (16.46%) HTML
3 21 (13.29%) CSS
4 14 (8.86%) HTML5
5 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET
6 9 (5.70%) AngularJS
6 9 (5.70%) CSS3
6 9 (5.70%) jQuery
6 9 (5.70%) Web Services
7 8 (5.06%) XML
8 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (3.80%) Spring
8 6 (3.80%) WCF
9 5 (3.16%) Entity Framework
10 4 (2.53%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.53%) Angular 2
11 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.90%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.90%) REST
11 3 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.80%) User Experience
3 5 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.53%) Clustering
4 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.53%) SCADA
5 3 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.27%) CMDB
6 2 (1.27%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.27%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) iSeries
7 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.23%) Windows
2 7 (4.43%) Linux
3 6 (3.80%) Unix
3 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.90%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.27%) Android
6 2 (1.27%) HPUX
6 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.15%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (17.09%) Migration
4 24 (15.19%) ETL
5 18 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.13%) MVC
6 16 (10.13%) Scrum
7 14 (8.86%) Data Migration
8 13 (8.23%) Data Modelling
8 13 (8.23%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (8.23%) Test Automation
9 11 (6.96%) ITIL
10 9 (5.70%) Workflow
11 7 (4.43%) Front End Development
11 7 (4.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.80%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.80%) Logistics
12 6 (3.80%) TDD
12 6 (3.80%) Test Scripting
12 6 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.25%) JavaScript
2 22 (13.92%) C#
3 18 (11.39%) T-SQL
4 15 (9.49%) PL/SQL
5 11 (6.96%) VB.NET
6 10 (6.33%) Java
7 7 (4.43%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.80%) VBA
9 5 (3.16%) PHP
10 4 (2.53%) PROC SQL
11 3 (1.90%) Python
11 3 (1.90%) SAS Macro
12 2 (1.27%) Perl
12 2 (1.27%) VB
13 1 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.63%) R
13 1 (0.63%) Ruby
13 1 (0.63%) Scala
13 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) ISEB
4 6 (3.80%) Degree
5 5 (3.16%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.27%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) QA
2 6 (3.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) Basel II
3 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.90%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Docker
6 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.90%) SCOM
2 1 (0.63%) FTK
2 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 41 (25.95%) Microsoft
1 41 (25.95%) Oracle
2 10 (6.33%) VMware
3 9 (5.70%) Cognos
4 6 (3.80%) IBM
5 5 (3.16%) HP
6 4 (2.53%) SAP
7 3 (1.90%) Dell
7 3 (1.90%) Demandware
7 3 (1.90%) hybris
7 3 (1.90%) Informatica
7 3 (1.90%) Remedy
7 3 (1.90%) Teradata
8 2 (1.27%) EMC
8 2 (1.27%) Google
8 2 (1.27%) IDERA
8 2 (1.27%) RedGate
8 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.27%) Tableau
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