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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 49 54 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.78% 17.09% 25.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.57% 31.21% 61.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% -2.22%
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
134 173 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.89% 54.75% 41.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 70 42
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 22
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 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 2 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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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 +9 34 £333 +10.83% 10
Loughborough +1 4 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £395 - 1
Coalville - - - - 1
Hinckley - - - -
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - -
Melton Mowbray - - - - 1
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 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 41 (44.57%) SQL Server
2 40 (43.48%) .NET
3 33 (35.87%) C#
4 27 (29.35%) Oracle
5 21 (22.83%) T-SQL
5 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
6 19 (20.65%) HTML
7 16 (17.39%) CSS
7 16 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET
9 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
9 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
10 13 (14.13%) Visual Studio
10 13 (14.13%) Windows
11 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (10.87%) jQuery
12 10 (10.87%) SAP
13 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
13 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.78%) MVC
13 9 (9.78%) Migration
13 9 (9.78%) Degree
13 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (9.78%) HTML5
13 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
14 8 (8.70%) Marketing
14 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (8.70%) Retail
14 8 (8.70%) Finance

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (3.26%) IIS
2 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.09%) CMS
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.09%) Drupal
3 1 (1.09%) WordPress
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.09%) Lync
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Office
2 6 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.26%) Magento
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) LDAP
2 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.17%) Modbus
3 1 (1.09%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) NAS
3 1 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (44.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.61%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.35%) OLAP
7 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.17%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.09%) MySQL
9 1 (1.09%) QlikView
9 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.09%) MOLAP
9 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.09%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (2.17%) JIRA
4 2 (2.17%) Selenium
4 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.17%) Toad
5 1 (1.09%) JMeter
5 1 (1.09%) NUnit
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.09%) Sahi
5 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
1 8 (8.70%) Retail
1 8 (8.70%) Marketing
2 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.35%) Electronics
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Back Office
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (63.04%) Developer
2 20 (21.74%) Analyst
3 19 (20.65%) C# Developer
4 16 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 12 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Test Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Database Developer
8 6 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Excel Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Database Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) DBA
10 4 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (3.26%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.48%) .NET
2 19 (20.65%) HTML
3 16 (17.39%) CSS
4 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET
5 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
6 10 (10.87%) jQuery
7 9 (9.78%) HTML5
8 6 (6.52%) WCF
8 6 (6.52%) ADO
8 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.43%) XML
9 5 (5.43%) XSLT
9 5 (5.43%) WPF
9 5 (5.43%) MDX
10 4 (4.35%) WinForms
11 3 (3.26%) Silverlight
11 3 (3.26%) Zend Framework
11 3 (3.26%) SOAP
11 3 (3.26%) Web Services
11 3 (3.26%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) N-Tier
1 4 (4.35%) DTV
2 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.17%) Open Source
3 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (1.09%) Replication
4 1 (1.09%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Windows
2 7 (7.61%) Linux
3 6 (6.52%) UNIX
4 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (9.78%) MVC
2 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
2 9 (9.78%) Migration
3 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (6.52%) Data Analysis
4 6 (6.52%) ETL
4 6 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.43%) UML
5 5 (5.43%) OO
5 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 4 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 4 (4.35%) TDD
6 4 (4.35%) CRM
6 4 (4.35%) ERP
6 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.87%) C#
2 21 (22.83%) T-SQL
3 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.52%) Java
4 6 (6.52%) VBA
5 5 (5.43%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.43%) PHP
6 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.26%) VB
7 3 (3.26%) XAML
8 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (6.52%) ISEB
3 3 (3.26%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.09%) MCSE
5 1 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.35%) QA
3 3 (3.26%) TickIT
4 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Control-M
1 1 (1.09%) SCCM
1 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) Oracle
2 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) SAP
4 4 (4.35%) Sage
4 4 (4.35%) VMware
4 4 (4.35%) Zend
5 3 (3.26%) Telerik
5 3 (3.26%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.26%) HP
6 2 (2.17%) Cognos
6 2 (2.17%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.17%) Siemens
7 1 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) Adobe
7 1 (1.09%) Teradata
7 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.09%) IBM
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix
7 1 (1.09%) Avaya
7 1 (1.09%) Genesys
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