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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL 28 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 16.67% 13.55% 18.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.46% 32.81% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 16
Median daily rate £340 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £249 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £389 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +39.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £40.00 £27.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -18.33%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 89 64 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 52.98% 41.29% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 51
Median daily rate £340 £300 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -0.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 25 (50.00%) .NET
2 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.00%) C#
4 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (30.00%) Oracle
6 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (24.00%) Web Services
8 12 (24.00%) Linux
8 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (22.00%) MVC
10 10 (20.00%) Logistics
10 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 10 (20.00%) Project Management
10 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 10 (20.00%) HTML
10 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (18.00%) High Availability
11 9 (18.00%) CSS
12 8 (16.00%) Change Management
12 8 (16.00%) ITSM
12 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
12 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.00%) VB.NET
12 8 (16.00%) Degree
12 8 (16.00%) jQuery
13 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Web Development

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 3 (6.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) FTP
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) Profibus
2 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) MS Access
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) OLTP
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) C# Developer
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (14.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Web Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) COBOL Developer
8 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (24.00%) Web Services
4 10 (20.00%) HTML
5 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (18.00%) CSS
6 8 (16.00%) jQuery
7 7 (14.00%) Oracle ADF
8 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.00%) XML
10 3 (6.00%) Ajax
10 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (6.00%) HTML5
10 3 (6.00%) SOAP
10 3 (6.00%) XSLT
11 2 (4.00%) WCF
11 2 (4.00%) XHTML
11 2 (4.00%) XSD
12 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) AS400
4 1 (2.00%) EPoS
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.00%) MVC
4 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 10 (20.00%) Logistics
4 10 (20.00%) Project Management
5 9 (18.00%) High Availability
6 8 (16.00%) Change Management
6 8 (16.00%) ITSM
6 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Web Development
8 6 (12.00%) Analytics
8 6 (12.00%) Market Research
8 6 (12.00%) Pay per click
8 6 (12.00%) SEO
8 6 (12.00%) Web Analytics
9 5 (10.00%) A/B Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (14.00%) Java
3 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (14.00%) Python
3 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) COBOL
5 2 (4.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) Degree
3 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) ISEB
4 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.00%) MCSD
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (10.00%) TickIT
3 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Brio
3 6 (12.00%) Cognos
3 6 (12.00%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (12.00%) Omniture
4 5 (10.00%) Coremetrics
5 2 (4.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.00%) Siemens
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
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