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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 13.28% 20.00% 14.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.17% 46.48% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 4
Average daily rate
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£280 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £225 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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
47 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 36.72% 43.03% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 17
Average daily rate £300 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £230 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £380 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015, 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 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 20 (39.22%) C#
3 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
4 15 (29.41%) .NET
4 15 (29.41%) Windows
5 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 12 (23.53%) HTML
6 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
7 9 (17.65%) Web Services
7 9 (17.65%) Finance
7 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (15.69%) MVC
8 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (15.69%) CSS
8 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
8 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
9 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
9 7 (13.73%) VB
9 7 (13.73%) XML
9 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (13.73%) Migration
9 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
10 6 (11.76%) High Availability
10 6 (11.76%) WCF
11 5 (9.80%) WPF
11 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.96%) Lync
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Movex
1 2 (3.92%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.96%) SyteLine
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) NAS
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) MS Access
8 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.96%) QlikView
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.96%) MySQL
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) DBA
3 9 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) SQL DBA
6 4 (7.84%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Junior
7 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Migration Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) HTML
3 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
4 9 (17.65%) Web Services
5 8 (15.69%) CSS
6 7 (13.73%) XML
6 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
7 6 (11.76%) WCF
8 5 (9.80%) WPF
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 4 (7.84%) WinForms
10 3 (5.88%) jQuery
11 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.92%) Ajax
11 2 (3.92%) CSS3
12 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.96%) SOAP
12 1 (1.96%) HTML5
12 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Statistics
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Life Science
2 2 (3.92%) iSeries
3 1 (1.96%) iPad
3 1 (1.96%) Tandem
3 1 (1.96%) EPoS
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.96%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (15.69%) MVC
1 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (13.73%) Migration
3 6 (11.76%) High Availability
4 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.80%) ERP
4 5 (9.80%) ETL
4 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.88%) V-Model
6 3 (5.88%) Data Governance
6 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Web Development
6 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.88%) Project Management
6 3 (5.88%) BPR
6 3 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) C#
2 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
3 7 (13.73%) VB
4 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.84%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MCSE
2 1 (1.96%) MCSA
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) TickIT
2 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) MOM
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) NetApp
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) StreamServe
4 2 (3.92%) Infor
5 1 (1.96%) Veeam
5 1 (1.96%) Tableau
5 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) Sophos
5 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) IBM