The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 6 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL 14 46 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.96% 29.11% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.45% 52.27% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 4
Median daily rate £319 £293 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.05% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £268 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £403 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £28.25 £40.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
55 88 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 50.93% 55.70% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 25
Median daily rate £338 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £248 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Leicester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 30 (62.50%) C#
2 27 (56.25%) .NET
3 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
4 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
5 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
6 16 (33.33%) MVC
7 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (31.25%) .NET Framework
8 13 (27.08%) T-SQL
8 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (25.00%) jQuery
9 12 (25.00%) HTML
9 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (25.00%) CSS
9 12 (25.00%) Logistics
10 11 (22.92%) Visual Studio
10 11 (22.92%) Web Services
11 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
12 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (18.75%) High Availability
12 9 (18.75%) Oracle
13 8 (16.67%) SOAP
13 8 (16.67%) XML
13 8 (16.67%) UML
13 8 (16.67%) Degree
13 8 (16.67%) Ajax
13 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 3 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.17%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.08%) Documentum
3 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) WebTrends
2 2 (4.17%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) FTP
2 2 (4.17%) Modbus
3 1 (2.08%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.08%) OLTP
7 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) NUnit
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 4 (8.33%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 12 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
7 7 (14.58%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (14.58%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
3 15 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (25.00%) CSS
5 12 (25.00%) HTML
5 12 (25.00%) jQuery
6 11 (22.92%) Web Services
7 8 (16.67%) Ajax
7 8 (16.67%) SOAP
7 8 (16.67%) XML
8 7 (14.58%) XHTML
8 7 (14.58%) XSD
8 7 (14.58%) XSLT
9 3 (6.25%) Classic ASP
9 3 (6.25%) WCF
10 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) AS400
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) EPoS
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) MVC
2 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.00%) Logistics
4 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.75%) High Availability
6 8 (16.67%) UML
7 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.58%) Project Management
7 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.50%) V-Model
9 4 (8.33%) CRM
9 4 (8.33%) Web Development
10 3 (6.25%) Analytics
10 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.25%) ETL
10 3 (6.25%) Market Research
10 3 (6.25%) SDLC
10 3 (6.25%) Web Analytics
11 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) C#
2 13 (27.08%) T-SQL
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) C
5 2 (4.17%) COBOL
5 2 (4.17%) RPG
6 1 (2.08%) SAS Macro
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) ISEB
5 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.08%) MCSD
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) ISO 9001
2 4 (8.33%) TickIT
3 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Brio
3 3 (6.25%) Cognos
3 3 (6.25%) Coremetrics
3 3 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (6.25%) Omniture
3 3 (6.25%) Siemens
4 2 (4.17%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.17%) Northgate
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore