The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 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 Leicestershire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 44 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.62% 15.94% 23.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.43% 30.53% 58.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 12
Average daily rate
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£308 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 131 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 46.51% 52.19% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 35
Average daily rate £298 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.31% +9.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £460 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Leicestershire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Leicestershire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +6 31 £350 -6.66% 12
Loughborough +1 3 - - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 2
Market Harborough - - - - 1
Melton Mowbray - - - -
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 54 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 50 (40.65%) .NET
3 40 (32.52%) Oracle
4 39 (31.71%) C#
5 25 (20.33%) T-SQL
6 24 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (18.70%) Microsoft
8 21 (17.07%) HTML
8 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET
8 21 (17.07%) Windows
9 20 (16.26%) MS Excel
10 18 (14.63%) CSS
11 17 (13.82%) MS Office
12 16 (13.01%) E-Commerce
12 16 (13.01%) .NET Framework
12 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (12.20%) Migration
13 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
14 14 (11.38%) ISEB
14 14 (11.38%) jQuery
15 13 (10.57%) MS PowerPoint
15 13 (10.57%) ISO 9001
15 13 (10.57%) SAP
16 12 (9.76%) Visual Studio
16 12 (9.76%) ETL
16 12 (9.76%) Linux
16 12 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (9.76%) HTML5
16 12 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (3.25%) IIS
2 3 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.44%) Lync
2 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) WordPress
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (16.26%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.82%) MS Office
3 13 (10.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (4.07%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.44%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.44%) Magento
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) HTTPS
1 7 (5.69%) HTTP
2 3 (2.44%) VoIP
3 2 (1.63%) SAN
3 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.63%) Modbus
4 1 (0.81%) MPLS
4 1 (0.81%) VLAN
4 1 (0.81%) NAS
4 1 (0.81%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) LDAP
4 1 (0.81%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (8.13%) OLAP
6 9 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (5.69%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (5.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (5.69%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (5.69%) Star Schema
8 6 (4.88%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (4.07%) SAP BW
10 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (3.25%) DTS
10 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (5.69%) JIRA
4 5 (4.07%) Selenium
5 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.44%) Sahi
6 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.81%) JMeter
7 1 (0.81%) NUnit
7 1 (0.81%) Maven
7 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (8.94%) Marketing
2 10 (8.13%) Retail
3 8 (6.50%) Finance
4 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.25%) Electronics
5 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 77 (62.60%) Developer
2 26 (21.14%) Analyst
3 22 (17.89%) C# Developer
4 21 (17.07%) .NET Developer
5 18 (14.63%) SQL Developer
6 15 (12.20%) Test Analyst
7 12 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.32%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.69%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Data Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (5.69%) OBIEE Developer
10 6 (4.88%) UAT Test Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Database Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.88%) UAT Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Excel Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.65%) .NET
2 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET
2 21 (17.07%) HTML
3 18 (14.63%) CSS
4 16 (13.01%) .NET Framework
5 14 (11.38%) jQuery
6 12 (9.76%) HTML5
7 11 (8.94%) XML
8 6 (4.88%) ADO
8 6 (4.88%) WCF
8 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (4.07%) WPF
9 5 (4.07%) MDX
10 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 4 (3.25%) WinForms
10 4 (3.25%) XSLT
10 4 (3.25%) Web Services
10 4 (3.25%) SOAP
11 3 (2.44%) ADO.NET
11 3 (2.44%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.07%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.25%) DTV
4 2 (1.63%) GIS
4 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.63%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.63%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Replication
5 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.81%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.07%) Windows
2 12 (9.76%) Linux
3 11 (8.94%) UNIX
4 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.07%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (13.01%) E-Commerce
3 15 (12.20%) Migration
4 12 (9.76%) ETL
4 12 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (8.94%) Data Analysis
6 10 (8.13%) MVC
7 9 (7.32%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (6.50%) Use Case
9 7 (5.69%) Analytics
9 7 (5.69%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.69%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.88%) UML
10 6 (4.88%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.07%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.25%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (3.25%) ERP
12 4 (3.25%) OO
12 4 (3.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.71%) C#
2 25 (20.33%) T-SQL
3 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.13%) VB.NET
5 8 (6.50%) VBA
6 6 (4.88%) Java
7 4 (3.25%) VB
7 4 (3.25%) PHP
7 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.44%) XAML
9 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.81%) VB6
10 1 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) ISEB
2 12 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (8.94%) Degree
4 7 (5.69%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.81%) MCSE
7 1 (0.81%) MCSA
7 1 (0.81%) CCNP
7 1 (0.81%) CCNA
7 1 (0.81%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) ISO 9001
2 11 (8.94%) TickIT
3 9 (7.32%) QA
4 2 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) vSphere
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) SCCM
1 3 (2.44%) SCOM
2 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (32.52%) Oracle
2 23 (18.70%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.57%) SAP
4 8 (6.50%) HP
5 5 (4.07%) IBM
5 5 (4.07%) VMware
6 4 (3.25%) Zend
6 4 (3.25%) Sage
7 3 (2.44%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.44%) Citrix
7 3 (2.44%) Kaspersky
7 3 (2.44%) Telerik
8 2 (1.63%) Cognos
8 2 (1.63%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.63%) Siemens
9 1 (0.81%) Apple
9 1 (0.81%) Adobe
9 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco
9 1 (0.81%) Avaya
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