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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 48 52 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.96% 16.83% 26.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.92% 29.55% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 21
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£318 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
130 176 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.94% 56.96% 43.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 72 53
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 £240 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 27
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 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 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 18 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 +13 35 £318 +5.83% 10
Loughborough - 4 - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £395 - 1
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Lutterworth - - - - 2
Market Harborough - - - -
Melton Mowbray - - - -
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 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 (45.35%) .NET
2 35 (40.70%) SQL Server
3 31 (36.05%) C#
4 26 (30.23%) Oracle
5 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
6 19 (22.09%) HTML
7 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET
8 16 (18.60%) CSS
9 15 (17.44%) T-SQL
9 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (16.28%) .NET Framework
11 13 (15.12%) Windows
11 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
11 13 (15.12%) Visual Studio
12 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
13 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (10.47%) jQuery
14 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
14 9 (10.47%) Degree
14 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
14 9 (10.47%) SAP
14 9 (10.47%) MVC
15 8 (9.30%) Migration
15 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (9.30%) HTML5
16 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (8.14%) Data Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (3.49%) IIS
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.16%) Drupal
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
3 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.16%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (3.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.49%) LDAP
3 2 (2.33%) Modbus
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (40.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.14%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.65%) OLAP
7 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.33%) QlikView
8 2 (2.33%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.16%) MySQL
9 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.16%) MOLAP
9 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.16%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.33%) JIRA
4 2 (2.33%) Selenium
4 2 (2.33%) Toad
5 1 (1.16%) JMeter
5 1 (1.16%) NUnit
5 1 (1.16%) Maven
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.16%) Sahi
5 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (8.14%) Retail
1 7 (8.14%) Marketing
2 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Electronics
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (61.63%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) .NET Developer
2 17 (19.77%) C# Developer
3 11 (12.79%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Test Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.65%) DBA
8 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Excel Developer
9 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.49%) UAT Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Migration Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Magento Developer
9 3 (3.49%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (45.35%) .NET
2 19 (22.09%) HTML
3 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET
4 16 (18.60%) CSS
5 14 (16.28%) .NET Framework
6 9 (10.47%) jQuery
7 8 (9.30%) HTML5
8 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.98%) WCF
10 5 (5.81%) WPF
10 5 (5.81%) MDX
10 5 (5.81%) XSLT
11 4 (4.65%) XML
12 3 (3.49%) Silverlight
12 3 (3.49%) Zend Framework
12 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.49%) ADO.NET
12 3 (3.49%) Classic ASP
13 2 (2.33%) J2EE
13 2 (2.33%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.49%) User Experience
3 3 (3.49%) DTV
3 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.33%) iSeries
4 2 (2.33%) Open Source
4 2 (2.33%) AS400
4 2 (2.33%) NHS
4 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.16%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Linux
3 6 (6.98%) UNIX
4 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (10.47%) MVC
2 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
3 8 (9.30%) Migration
4 7 (8.14%) Data Analysis
4 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (8.14%) ETL
5 6 (6.98%) OO
6 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
6 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.65%) Software Testing
7 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.65%) ERP
7 4 (4.65%) UML
7 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.49%) CRM
8 3 (3.49%) TDD
8 3 (3.49%) Scrum
8 3 (3.49%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.05%) C#
2 15 (17.44%) T-SQL
3 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.81%) Java
5 4 (4.65%) PHP
5 4 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.49%) VB
6 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.49%) XAML
7 2 (2.33%) VBA
8 1 (1.16%) C++
8 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (6.98%) ISEB
3 3 (3.49%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.16%) MCSE
5 1 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.65%) QA
3 3 (3.49%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (30.23%) Oracle
2 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.47%) SAP
4 4 (4.65%) VMware
5 3 (3.49%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.49%) HP
5 3 (3.49%) Telerik
5 3 (3.49%) Zend
6 2 (2.33%) Siemens
6 2 (2.33%) Cognos
6 2 (2.33%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Sage
7 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.16%) Teradata
7 1 (1.16%) Avaya
7 1 (1.16%) Genesys
7 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.16%) Informatica
7 1 (1.16%) Motorola