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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 17 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 10.56% 15.15% 13.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 38.46% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 4
Average daily rate
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£280 £369 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.06% +28.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
68 65 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 42.24% 39.39% 49.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 19
Average daily rate £300 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 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 1 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 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (35.42%) Windows
3 16 (33.33%) C#
4 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 12 (25.00%) HTML
5 12 (25.00%) .NET
6 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
7 9 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (16.67%) MVC
8 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 8 (16.67%) CSS
8 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (14.58%) VB
9 7 (14.58%) XML
9 7 (14.58%) Finance
9 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
10 6 (12.50%) High Availability
10 6 (12.50%) WCF
10 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (12.50%) Web Services
10 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
10 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
11 5 (10.42%) ETL
11 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (10.42%) SLA
11 5 (10.42%) Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.08%) Lync
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.08%) SyteLine
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) NAS
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.25%) MS Access
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) DBA
3 9 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 7 (14.58%) SQL DBA
5 7 (14.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Junior
8 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Data Migration Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Data Migration Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Data Manager
8 3 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) HTML
1 12 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (16.67%) CSS
3 7 (14.58%) XML
3 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
4 6 (12.50%) WCF
4 6 (12.50%) Web Services
5 5 (10.42%) WPF
6 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 4 (8.33%) WinForms
7 3 (6.25%) jQuery
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.17%) CSS3
8 2 (4.17%) Ajax
9 1 (2.08%) JSON
9 1 (2.08%) SOAP
9 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Statistics
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Tandem
4 1 (2.08%) EPoS
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.08%) SCADA
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (16.67%) MVC
3 6 (12.50%) High Availability
4 5 (10.42%) ETL
4 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Web Development
6 3 (6.25%) Data Governance
6 3 (6.25%) BPR
6 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.25%) ERP
6 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) C#
2 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.58%) VB
4 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (4.17%) VBA
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) MCSE
1 1 (2.08%) MCSA
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.25%) NetApp
4 2 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.08%) Veeam
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) Sophos
5 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) IBM