The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 53 49 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.38% 17.07% 17.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.26% 36.57% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 21
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£310 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.25 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.11%
SQL
East Midlands

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
135 134 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 44.26% 46.69% 55.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 68
Average daily rate £310 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 15
Average hourly rate £9.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £35.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £35.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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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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 -3 23 £338 +1.50% 14
Loughborough -1 4 £275 - 1
Kegworth - 3 £135 -
Coalville - 1 - -
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 48 (56.47%) C#
2 44 (51.76%) .NET
3 34 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
5 28 (32.94%) SQL Server
6 25 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (28.24%) HTML
8 23 (27.06%) Finance
9 21 (24.71%) CSS
9 21 (24.71%) MS Office
10 20 (23.53%) Visual Studio
10 20 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (21.18%) MVC
11 18 (21.18%) Web Services
11 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
12 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
12 16 (18.82%) MS PowerPoint
13 15 (17.65%) Waterfall
14 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (16.47%) V-Model
14 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
14 14 (16.47%) UML
14 14 (16.47%) E-Commerce
15 13 (15.29%) ISO 9001
15 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (15.29%) TickIT
16 12 (14.12%) Degree
17 11 (12.94%) VB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (3.53%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) CMS
2 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.18%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.18%) Drupal
3 1 (1.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 21 (24.71%) MS Office
3 16 (18.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Movex
1 2 (2.35%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.18%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) SAN
2 2 (2.35%) NAS
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.24%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.88%) MySQL
7 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.35%) QlikView
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (1.18%) Sqoop
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) Subversion
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) PROIV
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.18%) Local Government
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Developer
2 20 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 17 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 16 (18.82%) Software Engineer
5 15 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (15.29%) Lead Software Engineer
7 12 (14.12%) Analyst
8 9 (10.59%) Web Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Data Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) MI Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Junior Developer
11 4 (4.71%) DBA
11 4 (4.71%) Consultant
11 4 (4.71%) Junior
11 4 (4.71%) .NET Web Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Graduate
12 3 (3.53%) Support Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.76%) .NET
2 34 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (28.24%) HTML
4 21 (24.71%) CSS
5 18 (21.18%) Web Services
6 11 (12.94%) .NET Framework
6 11 (12.94%) jQuery
6 11 (12.94%) HTML5
7 10 (11.76%) WCF
8 8 (9.41%) CSS3
9 5 (5.88%) WPF
9 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.71%) JSON
10 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (4.71%) XML
10 4 (4.71%) XHTML
10 4 (4.71%) WinForms
11 2 (2.35%) SOAP
11 2 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.88%) Life Science
4 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.35%) SCADA
5 2 (2.35%) iSeries
5 2 (2.35%) NHS
6 1 (1.18%) GIS
6 1 (1.18%) Tandem
6 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.18%) EPoS
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Android
2 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.18%) UNIX
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) MVC
3 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
4 15 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 14 (16.47%) V-Model
5 14 (16.47%) E-Commerce
5 14 (16.47%) UML
6 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.59%) Migration
7 9 (10.59%) Scrum
8 7 (8.24%) Logistics
9 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.71%) SDLC
10 4 (4.71%) Web Development
10 4 (4.71%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.71%) Service Management
10 4 (4.71%) ERP
11 3 (3.53%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.53%) Software Testing
11 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) C#
2 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
4 11 (12.94%) VB
4 11 (12.94%) VB.NET
5 10 (11.76%) VBA
6 4 (4.71%) Java
7 2 (2.35%) VB6
7 2 (2.35%) PHP
7 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Degree
2 6 (7.06%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) ISO 9001
1 13 (15.29%) TickIT
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) NFS
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) NetApp
4 3 (3.53%) VMware
5 2 (2.35%) StreamServe
5 2 (2.35%) Infor
5 2 (2.35%) Veeam
5 2 (2.35%) Tableau
6 1 (1.18%) hybris
6 1 (1.18%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) Informatica
6 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.18%) Remedy
6 1 (1.18%) Sophos
6 1 (1.18%) Sybase
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos
6 1 (1.18%) Trillium
6 1 (1.18%) IBM
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