The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank - 8 6
Contract jobs citing SQL 0 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 13.91% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 55.17% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Median daily rate - £440 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -20.00%  

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 Solihull with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4 29 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 3.28% 25.22% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 4
Median daily rate £325 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.13% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Solihull

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Solihull

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Solihull region with a requirement for SQL.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) Visual Studio
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (87.50%) MVC
3 14 (87.50%) KnockoutJS
4 13 (81.25%) jQuery
4 13 (81.25%) PowerShell
4 13 (81.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (81.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (81.25%) CSS
4 13 (81.25%) HTML
5 12 (75.00%) XML
5 12 (75.00%) WCF
6 11 (68.75%) StructureMap
6 11 (68.75%) NServiceBus
6 11 (68.75%) Broadband
6 11 (68.75%) SOAP
6 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
6 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
7 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) XAML
8 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 2 (12.50%) OOP
8 2 (12.50%) SOA
8 2 (12.50%) ETL
8 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 11 (68.75%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Visual Studio
2 13 (81.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) C# Software Engineer
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
7 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) KnockoutJS
3 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 13 (81.25%) HTML
3 13 (81.25%) jQuery
4 12 (75.00%) WCF
4 12 (75.00%) XML
5 11 (68.75%) SOAP
5 11 (68.75%) StructureMap
6 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 2 (12.50%) WPF
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) Breeze.js
7 1 (6.25%) Durandal
7 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
7 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) MVC
3 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) MVVM
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) SOLID
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (12.50%) XAML
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft