The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 14 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 31 61 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.30% 22.76% 7.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.03% 40.67% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 9
Median daily rate £300 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £380 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £28.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% -
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 Leicestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
129 150 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 55.36% 55.97% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 84 41
Median daily rate £325 £293 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £186 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £415 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -2 15 £319 +9.05% 21
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - - 1
Hinckley - 1 £313 - 1
Loughborough - 1 - -
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 56 (71.79%) C#
2 51 (65.38%) .NET
3 37 (47.44%) ASP.NET
4 35 (44.87%) MVC
5 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
6 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
7 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 21 (26.92%) CSS
8 20 (25.64%) T-SQL
9 19 (24.36%) HTML
9 19 (24.36%) E-Commerce
10 18 (23.08%) jQuery
11 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (19.23%) .NET Framework
13 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (17.95%) VB.NET
13 14 (17.95%) Scrum
14 13 (16.67%) Retail
14 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.38%) Logistics
15 12 (15.38%) Mentoring
15 12 (15.38%) Oracle
15 12 (15.38%) Visual Studio
16 11 (14.10%) Web Services
17 10 (12.82%) Degree
17 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (12.82%) Translating Business Requirements
18 9 (11.54%) Computer Science

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (3.85%) CMS
2 2 (2.56%) SAS
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.28%) Documentum
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) WebTrends
2 2 (2.56%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.56%) FTP
2 2 (2.56%) Modbus
3 1 (1.28%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.28%) Big Data
7 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.28%) OLAP
7 1 (1.28%) OLTP
7 1 (1.28%) Power BI
7 1 (1.28%) QlikView
7 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.28%) NUnit
2 1 (1.28%) Selenium
2 1 (1.28%) Subversion
2 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.67%) Retail
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Marketing
4 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.56%) Advertising
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (70.51%) Developer
2 34 (43.59%) C# Developer
3 30 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 26 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (26.92%) SQL Developer
6 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 19 (24.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (12.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (11.54%) Analyst
8 9 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (11.54%) HTML CSS Developer
8 9 (11.54%) HTML Developer
8 9 (11.54%) Senior Developer
9 8 (10.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (10.26%) Senior SQL Developer
9 8 (10.26%) Software Developer
9 8 (10.26%) Software Engineer
9 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (8.97%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (65.38%) .NET
2 37 (47.44%) ASP.NET
3 21 (26.92%) CSS
4 19 (24.36%) HTML
5 18 (23.08%) jQuery
6 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (19.23%) .NET Framework
8 11 (14.10%) Web Services
9 8 (10.26%) Ajax
9 8 (10.26%) SOAP
9 8 (10.26%) XML
10 7 (8.97%) XHTML
10 7 (8.97%) XSD
10 7 (8.97%) XSLT
11 5 (6.41%) Classic ASP
12 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (3.85%) WCF
13 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) AS400
3 2 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.28%) DataPower
4 1 (1.28%) EPoS
4 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Unix
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) MVC
2 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.36%) E-Commerce
4 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (17.95%) Scrum
5 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 12 (15.38%) Logistics
6 12 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 10 (12.82%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (11.54%) High Availability
9 8 (10.26%) UML
10 7 (8.97%) Project Management
10 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.69%) V-Model
12 5 (6.41%) Web Development
13 4 (5.13%) CRM
14 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
14 3 (3.85%) ERP
14 3 (3.85%) ETL
14 3 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (71.79%) C#
2 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 20 (25.64%) T-SQL
4 14 (17.95%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.85%) C
5 3 (3.85%) Delphi
6 2 (2.56%) COBOL
6 2 (2.56%) RPG
7 1 (1.28%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) ISEB
5 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.28%) MCSD
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.13%) TickIT
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) Brio
3 3 (3.85%) Cognos
3 3 (3.85%) Coremetrics
3 3 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (3.85%) Omniture
3 3 (3.85%) Siemens
4 2 (2.56%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.56%) Northgate
5 1 (1.28%) Remedy
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
5 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.28%) Sybase
5 1 (1.28%) Tableau
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