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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 2 9
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs citing SQL 25 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 15.92% 26.49% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.09% 49.38% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 17
Median daily rate £388 £280 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.39% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

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 81 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 56.69% 53.64% 43.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 48
Median daily rate £363 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 26 June 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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 23 (48.94%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) C#
2 16 (34.04%) Oracle
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.53%) HTML
4 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
5 11 (23.40%) MVC
5 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
5 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
6 10 (21.28%) CSS
6 10 (21.28%) Linux
6 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
7 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
7 9 (19.15%) Manufacturing
8 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
8 8 (17.02%) Change Management
9 7 (14.89%) ITSM
9 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.89%) Project Management
9 7 (14.89%) Python
9 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (14.89%) Web Services
9 7 (14.89%) Java
9 7 (14.89%) Oracle ADF
9 7 (14.89%) TDD
9 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
9 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing

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 4 (8.51%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.13%) Documentum
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.38%) MySQL
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.26%) MS Access
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MSTest
1 4 (8.51%) NUnit
2 3 (6.38%) ProC
3 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) Toad
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.15%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.64%) Marketing
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Scala Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Web Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Web Analytics Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.13%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) .NET
2 12 (25.53%) HTML
3 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
4 10 (21.28%) CSS
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.89%) Oracle ADF
6 7 (14.89%) Web Services
7 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (12.77%) WCF
7 6 (12.77%) XML
8 5 (10.64%) jQuery
8 5 (10.64%) Node.js
9 4 (8.51%) Ajax
9 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
9 4 (8.51%) React
10 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.26%) HTML5
10 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Unix
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) MVC
3 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
4 8 (17.02%) Change Management
5 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.89%) ITSM
5 7 (14.89%) Project Management
5 7 (14.89%) TDD
5 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Analytics
6 6 (12.77%) Functional Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Market Research
6 6 (12.77%) Pay per click
6 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) SEO
6 6 (12.77%) Web Analytics
6 6 (12.77%) Web Development
7 5 (10.64%) A/B Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) C#
2 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.89%) Java
5 7 (14.89%) Python
6 5 (10.64%) C
7 3 (6.38%) Scala
7 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.26%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) ISO 9001
1 3 (6.38%) TickIT
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) Brio
3 6 (12.77%) Cognos
3 6 (12.77%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (12.77%) Omniture
4 5 (10.64%) Coremetrics
5 3 (6.38%) Retek
6 1 (2.13%) Siemens
6 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.13%) Tableau
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
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