Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 54 66 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 16.98% 22.15% 16.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 47.83% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 28
Leicester median daily rate £373 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.37% +8.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £269 £248 £268
90th Percentile £500 £438 £395
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £311 £305
% change year-on-year +12.45% +2.05% -12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Leicester median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +240.91% -70.67%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 162 138 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 50.94% 46.31% 47.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 92 75
Leicester median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £242
90th Percentile £525 £469 £445
Leicestershire median daily rate £326 £325 £305
% change year-on-year +0.38% +6.56% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Leicester median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.64% +14.48%
10th Percentile £17.45 £36.25 £40.75
90th Percentile £45.40 £39.75 £42.25
Leicestershire median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +33.93% -25.33%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Leicester

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Leicester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Leicester

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Leicester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Leicester

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Leicester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Leicester

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Leicester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 30 (55.56%) C#
2 26 (48.15%) .NET
3 24 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (29.63%) MVC
5 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.93%) Oracle
6 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (24.07%) .NET Framework
8 11 (20.37%) HTML
9 10 (18.52%) CSS
10 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 8 (14.81%) XML
11 8 (14.81%) ITIL
12 7 (12.96%) Node.js
12 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.96%) React
12 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
12 7 (12.96%) TDD
12 7 (12.96%) Logistics
12 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (11.11%) Project Management
13 6 (11.11%) Windows
13 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 6 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (9.26%) High Availability
14 5 (9.26%) AngularJS

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) CMS
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Documentum
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) LAN
1 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) Modbus
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) MS Access
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) MSTest
2 5 (9.26%) NUnit
2 5 (9.26%) Toad
3 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.41%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) Selenium
4 3 (5.56%) ProC
5 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.70%) French Language
4 2 (3.70%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.70%) Russian Language
4 2 (3.70%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) C# Developer
3 16 (29.63%) .NET Developer
4 10 (18.52%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (18.52%) C# Software Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 10 (18.52%) SQL Developer
5 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Senior SQL Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) .NET
2 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (24.07%) .NET Framework
5 11 (20.37%) HTML
6 10 (18.52%) CSS
7 8 (14.81%) XML
8 7 (12.96%) Node.js
8 7 (12.96%) React
9 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (9.26%) Ajax
10 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
10 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (9.26%) Entity Framework
10 5 (9.26%) Lambda Expressions
10 5 (9.26%) LINQ
10 5 (9.26%) WCF
11 2 (3.70%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (3.70%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.56%) AIX
3 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (29.63%) MVC
2 8 (14.81%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.96%) Logistics
3 7 (12.96%) TDD
4 6 (11.11%) Project Management
4 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 5 (9.26%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (9.26%) High Availability
5 5 (9.26%) SDLC
5 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.56%) Microservices
7 3 (5.56%) Service Management
7 3 (5.56%) System Testing
7 3 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) C#
2 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.56%) PHP
4 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.70%) Apple Swift
5 2 (3.70%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) Scala
5 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) ABAP
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Retek
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) Siemens
4 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.85%) Remedy
5 1 (1.85%) Tableau