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 29 September 2014 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 43 53 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.87% 17.21% 26.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.54% 30.11% 61.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 20
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£315 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £400 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.72%
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
121 176 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 44.65% 57.14% 43.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 73 51
Average daily rate £325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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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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 +12 31 £315 +5.00% 10
Loughborough +1 4 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £395 - 1
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
Melton Mowbray - - - -
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 39 (48.75%) .NET
2 31 (38.75%) SQL Server
2 31 (38.75%) C#
3 25 (31.25%) Oracle
4 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
5 19 (23.75%) HTML
6 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
7 16 (20.00%) CSS
8 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
9 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
9 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
9 13 (16.25%) T-SQL
9 13 (16.25%) Windows
10 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 9 (11.25%) MVC
12 9 (11.25%) Degree
12 9 (11.25%) jQuery
12 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
13 8 (10.00%) HTML5
13 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
14 7 (8.75%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (8.75%) Linux
14 7 (8.75%) SAP
14 7 (8.75%) Migration
14 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (3.75%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.25%) Drupal
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS Office
3 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.25%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (3.75%) Magento
2 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.75%) LDAP
3 2 (2.50%) Modbus
4 1 (1.25%) SAN
4 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.75%) OLAP
6 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.50%) QlikView
8 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.25%) VLDB
8 1 (1.25%) MOLAP
8 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.25%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (1.25%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.25%) MySQL
8 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.50%) Toad
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.25%) JMeter
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) NUnit
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (7.50%) Marketing
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (60.00%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) .NET Developer
2 17 (21.25%) C# Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) DBA
9 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.75%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.75%) UAT Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Migration Project Manager
9 3 (3.75%) UAT Test Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (48.75%) .NET
2 19 (23.75%) HTML
3 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
4 16 (20.00%) CSS
5 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
6 9 (11.25%) jQuery
7 8 (10.00%) HTML5
8 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.50%) WCF
10 5 (6.25%) XSLT
10 5 (6.25%) WPF
11 4 (5.00%) MDX
11 4 (5.00%) XML
12 3 (3.75%) ADO.NET
12 3 (3.75%) Classic ASP
12 3 (3.75%) Silverlight
12 3 (3.75%) Zend Framework
12 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) User Experience
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Open Source
4 2 (2.50%) iSeries
4 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.50%) NHS
4 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.50%) DTV
4 2 (2.50%) AS400
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) SCADA
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
3 6 (7.50%) UNIX
4 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (11.25%) MVC
3 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (8.75%) Migration
4 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (7.50%) Data Analysis
5 6 (7.50%) OO
5 6 (7.50%) ETL
6 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.00%) UML
8 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.75%) CRM
8 3 (3.75%) Scrum
8 3 (3.75%) TDD
8 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.75%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) C#
2 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
2 13 (16.25%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.25%) Java
4 4 (5.00%) PHP
4 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.75%) VB
5 3 (3.75%) XAML
6 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) VBA
7 1 (1.25%) C++
7 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) ISEB
2 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.75%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) MCSE
4 1 (1.25%) MCSA
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.75%) TickIT
2 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Oracle
2 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) SAP
4 4 (5.00%) VMware
5 3 (3.75%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.75%) Telerik
5 3 (3.75%) Zend
6 2 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) Siemens
6 2 (2.50%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.50%) Cognos
7 1 (1.25%) IBM
7 1 (1.25%) Teradata
7 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.25%) Avaya
7 1 (1.25%) Genesys
7 1 (1.25%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.25%) Informatica
7 1 (1.25%) Motorola
7 1 (1.25%) NetApp
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £266
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + negotiable on experience
Posted: 6 days ago