The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leicester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL 31 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.25% 11.21% 23.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.97% 22.64% 54.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 40.99% 49.53% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 21
Average daily rate £308 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
Leicestershire

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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 43 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (43.02%) .NET
3 33 (38.37%) Oracle
4 29 (33.72%) C#
5 23 (26.74%) T-SQL
6 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
7 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
7 18 (20.93%) Windows
8 17 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
9 16 (18.60%) MS Office
10 15 (17.44%) .NET Framework
11 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (15.12%) Migration
12 13 (15.12%) CSS
12 13 (15.12%) ISO 9001
13 12 (13.95%) Visual Studio
13 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (12.79%) TickIT
14 11 (12.79%) HTML
14 11 (12.79%) Linux
14 11 (12.79%) UNIX
14 11 (12.79%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (11.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 10 (11.63%) Degree
16 9 (10.47%) jQuery
16 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (10.47%) OLAP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.49%) IIS
1 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.49%) Lync
1 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 16 (18.60%) MS Office
3 12 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.81%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.33%) Magento
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) HTTP
1 7 (8.14%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.49%) VoIP
3 2 (2.33%) Modbus
3 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (12.79%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (10.47%) OLAP
5 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
7 7 (8.14%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (8.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (8.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (6.98%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (6.98%) Star Schema
9 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (4.65%) DTS
10 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.33%) MS Access
11 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.16%) JMeter
5 1 (1.16%) NUnit
5 1 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 5 (5.81%) Marketing
2 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Electronics
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (66.28%) Developer
2 21 (24.42%) Analyst
3 18 (20.93%) C# Developer
4 16 (18.60%) .NET Developer
5 13 (15.12%) SQL Developer
6 12 (13.95%) Test Analyst
7 8 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.14%) OBIEE Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Data Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Database Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.98%) UAT Test Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) UAT Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Database Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Developer Analyst
12 3 (3.49%) .NET Programmer
12 3 (3.49%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (43.02%) .NET
2 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
3 15 (17.44%) .NET Framework
4 13 (15.12%) CSS
5 11 (12.79%) HTML
6 9 (10.47%) XML
6 9 (10.47%) jQuery
7 6 (6.98%) ADO
8 5 (5.81%) WCF
8 5 (5.81%) WPF
8 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.81%) HTML5
9 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 4 (4.65%) MDX
9 4 (4.65%) WinForms
10 3 (3.49%) Silverlight
10 3 (3.49%) ADO.NET
10 3 (3.49%) Web Services
10 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.81%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.49%) DTV
4 2 (2.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Linux
2 11 (12.79%) UNIX
3 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (15.12%) Migration
3 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (10.47%) ETL
5 8 (9.30%) MVC
5 8 (9.30%) Configuration Management
5 8 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (8.14%) Analytics
6 7 (8.14%) Data Analysis
6 7 (8.14%) Software Testing
7 6 (6.98%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.81%) UML
9 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.49%) OO
10 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.49%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.49%) TDD
10 3 (3.49%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.49%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.72%) C#
2 23 (26.74%) T-SQL
3 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.30%) VBA
5 7 (8.14%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.49%) VB
6 3 (3.49%) XAML
6 3 (3.49%) Java
7 2 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) VB6
8 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (8.14%) ISEB
3 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.16%) MCSE
5 1 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) ISO 9001
2 11 (12.79%) TickIT
3 2 (2.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) SCCM
1 3 (3.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) Oracle
2 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) SAP
4 4 (4.65%) Sage
5 3 (3.49%) VMware
5 3 (3.49%) Telerik
5 3 (3.49%) Citrix
5 3 (3.49%) Kaspersky
6 2 (2.33%) Siemens
6 2 (2.33%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.33%) Zend
7 1 (1.16%) HP
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