The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 17 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 33 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 7.53% 18.03% 27.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.03% 37.50% 58.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 25
Average daily rate £369 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £377 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 16
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -23.07%
SQL
Leicestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 88 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 41.78% 48.09% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 55 42
Average daily rate £306 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 39 (72.22%) Oracle
2 31 (57.41%) Windows
3 29 (53.70%) C#
4 28 (51.85%) .NET
5 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
7 25 (46.30%) Visual Studio
7 25 (46.30%) .NET Framework
8 24 (44.44%) High Availability
9 23 (42.59%) Windows Server
10 22 (40.74%) Relational Database
10 22 (40.74%) Modbus
10 22 (40.74%) TCP/IP
10 22 (40.74%) Siemens
11 10 (18.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (16.67%) XML
12 9 (16.67%) Unix
13 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
13 7 (12.96%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (12.96%) Logistics
14 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
15 5 (9.26%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
15 5 (9.26%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (9.26%) Analytics
15 5 (9.26%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (9.26%) Oracle EBS R12

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) Modbus
1 22 (40.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) DHCP
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 22 (40.74%) Relational Database
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 9 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.85%) Adabas
7 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.85%) Datazen
7 1 (1.85%) DB2
7 1 (1.85%) MS Access
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.85%) Power BI
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (46.30%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) Toad
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) Maven
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) French Language
3 2 (3.70%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.70%) German Language
3 2 (3.70%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.70%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (70.37%) Developer
2 25 (46.30%) C# Developer
3 20 (37.04%) .NET Developer
4 19 (35.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Functional Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) OBIEE Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Software Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Unix Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (51.85%) .NET
2 25 (46.30%) .NET Framework
3 9 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (5.56%) CSS
4 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 3 (5.56%) HTML
4 3 (5.56%) jQuery
4 3 (5.56%) REST
4 3 (5.56%) SOAP
4 3 (5.56%) Web Services
5 2 (3.70%) ADO.NET
5 2 (3.70%) Ajax
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.70%) J2EE
5 2 (3.70%) JSON
5 2 (3.70%) JSP
5 2 (3.70%) WPF
6 1 (1.85%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Life Science
2 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.67%) Unix
4 4 (7.41%) Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) High Availability
2 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.96%) Logistics
4 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Analytics
6 4 (7.41%) MVC
6 4 (7.41%) Workflow
7 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 2 (3.70%) Cash Management
8 2 (3.70%) ERP
8 2 (3.70%) ETL
8 2 (3.70%) Functional Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.70%) SDLC
8 2 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (3.70%) TDD
8 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) C#
2 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Java
4 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) JCL
6 1 (1.85%) NATURAL
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
1 2 (3.70%) MCSE
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.70%) TickIT
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Oracle
2 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) Siemens
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
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