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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 6.82% 21.94% 23.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.45% 35.42% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 5
Average daily rate
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£378 £315 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.84% +22.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 20
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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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
44 96 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 33.33% 61.94% 53.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 27
Average daily rate £275 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 21
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 18 December 2014, 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 19 (43.18%) .NET
2 18 (40.91%) C#
2 18 (40.91%) Oracle
3 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (29.55%) HTML
4 13 (29.55%) CSS
4 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
5 12 (27.27%) Degree
5 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 11 (25.00%) jQuery
7 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
7 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
7 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
8 8 (18.18%) Windows
8 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (15.91%) MVC
9 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (13.64%) Linux
10 6 (13.64%) UNIX
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (13.64%) Ajax
11 5 (11.36%) WCF
11 5 (11.36%) WPF
11 5 (11.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
12 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 4 (9.09%) ISEB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (6.82%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.82%) QlikView
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.55%) OLAP
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) VLDB
7 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (4.55%) Toad
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) JMeter
General
1 3 (6.82%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) DBA
5 6 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.82%) UAT Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) .NET
2 13 (29.55%) HTML
2 13 (29.55%) CSS
2 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
3 11 (25.00%) jQuery
4 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
5 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.64%) Ajax
7 5 (11.36%) WCF
7 5 (11.36%) WPF
8 4 (9.09%) SVG
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (6.82%) HTML5
9 3 (6.82%) Silverlight
9 3 (6.82%) ADO.NET
10 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (2.27%) Spring
11 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 4 (9.09%) Psychology
2 3 (6.82%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) AS400
3 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.55%) iSeries
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (15.91%) MVC
2 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.09%) UML
3 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 4 (9.09%) Web Design
3 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.82%) MVVM
4 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.55%) TDD
5 2 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (2.27%) Memory Management
6 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Scrum
6 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) C#
2 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) PHP
3 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.82%) XAML
5 2 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) ISEB
2 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.82%) TickIT
3 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Telerik
4 2 (4.55%) Siemens
5 1 (2.27%) HP
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