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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 41 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.99% 14.98% 21.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.83% 30.08% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 11
Average daily rate
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£308 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.54% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
133 123 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.39% 49.80% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 31
Average daily rate £275 £334 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% +11.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £471 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £14.80 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.05 £40.00
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 22 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 22 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 29 £350 -6.66% 13
Loughborough 0 2 - - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 3
Market Harborough - - - - 2
Melton Mowbray - - - -
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 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 53 (43.80%) SQL Server
2 47 (38.84%) .NET
3 37 (30.58%) Oracle
4 36 (29.75%) C#
5 25 (20.66%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (20.66%) T-SQL
6 21 (17.36%) HTML
6 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
7 20 (16.53%) Windows
8 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
8 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET
9 17 (14.05%) CSS
9 17 (14.05%) MS Office
10 16 (13.22%) E-Commerce
10 16 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (12.40%) Migration
12 14 (11.57%) ISEB
12 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
12 14 (11.57%) jQuery
13 13 (10.74%) MS PowerPoint
13 13 (10.74%) .NET Framework
13 13 (10.74%) SAP
13 13 (10.74%) ETL
13 13 (10.74%) ISO 9001
14 12 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (9.92%) Linux
14 12 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (9.92%) HTML5
14 12 (9.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (2.48%) Oracle Spatial
1 3 (2.48%) IIS
1 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.48%) Lync
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) WordPress
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.05%) MS Office
3 13 (10.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.96%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
6 4 (3.31%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (3.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.48%) Magento
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) HTTP
1 7 (5.79%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.48%) VoIP
3 2 (1.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) VLAN
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) MPLS
4 1 (0.83%) Modbus
4 1 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (43.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (8.26%) OLAP
6 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.79%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (5.79%) Star Schema
7 7 (5.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.79%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (4.96%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (4.13%) SAP BW
10 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.31%) DTS
11 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (7.44%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.79%) JIRA
4 5 (4.13%) Selenium
5 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.48%) Sahi
7 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.83%) NUnit
8 1 (0.83%) Maven
8 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.83%) JMeter
8 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (9.09%) Marketing
1 11 (9.09%) Retail
2 9 (7.44%) Finance
3 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.31%) Electronics
4 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (61.16%) Developer
2 26 (21.49%) Analyst
3 20 (16.53%) .NET Developer
4 19 (15.70%) C# Developer
5 18 (14.88%) SQL Developer
6 15 (12.40%) Test Analyst
7 11 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Data Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (5.79%) OBIEE Developer
10 6 (4.96%) UAT Test Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Database Developer
10 6 (4.96%) UAT Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Excel Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Consultant
12 4 (3.31%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (38.84%) .NET
2 21 (17.36%) HTML
3 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET
4 17 (14.05%) CSS
5 14 (11.57%) jQuery
6 13 (10.74%) .NET Framework
7 12 (9.92%) HTML5
8 11 (9.09%) XML
9 6 (4.96%) ADO
10 5 (4.13%) WCF
10 5 (4.13%) MDX
10 5 (4.13%) SOAP
10 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.31%) REST
11 4 (3.31%) Web Services
11 4 (3.31%) WinForms
11 4 (3.31%) WPF
11 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 3 (2.48%) Zend Framework
12 3 (2.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.13%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.31%) DTV
4 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.65%) GIS
4 2 (1.65%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) SCADA
5 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.53%) Windows
2 12 (9.92%) Linux
3 11 (9.09%) UNIX
4 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.13%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) Android
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.66%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (13.22%) E-Commerce
3 15 (12.40%) Migration
4 13 (10.74%) ETL
5 12 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.44%) MVC
7 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (6.61%) Use Case
9 7 (5.79%) Software Testing
9 7 (5.79%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.79%) Analytics
10 6 (4.96%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.13%) UML
12 4 (3.31%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (3.31%) OO
12 4 (3.31%) CRM
12 4 (3.31%) ERP
12 4 (3.31%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.75%) C#
2 25 (20.66%) T-SQL
3 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 8 (6.61%) VBA
6 6 (4.96%) Java
7 4 (3.31%) PHP
7 4 (3.31%) VB
8 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.65%) XAML
9 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.83%) VB6
10 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) ISEB
2 12 (9.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (8.26%) Degree
4 7 (5.79%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.65%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) CCNP
7 1 (0.83%) CCNA
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.83%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) ISO 9001
2 11 (9.09%) TickIT
3 9 (7.44%) QA
4 2 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) SCCM
1 3 (2.48%) SCOM
2 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.83%) Control-M
Vendors
1 37 (30.58%) Oracle
2 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.74%) SAP
4 8 (6.61%) HP
5 5 (4.13%) VMware
5 5 (4.13%) IBM
6 4 (3.31%) Sage
6 4 (3.31%) Zend
7 3 (2.48%) Kaspersky
7 3 (2.48%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.48%) Citrix
8 2 (1.65%) Cognos
8 2 (1.65%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.65%) Telerik
9 1 (0.83%) Capita
9 1 (0.83%) Teradata
9 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.83%) NetApp
9 1 (0.83%) Siemens
9 1 (0.83%) Apple
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