Period
to 28 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 28 October 2020 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 23 90 89
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leicestershire 18.25% 23.38% 16.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.35% 47.37% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 56 67
Median daily rate £400 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +13.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £277 £268 £263
90th Percentile £485 £513 £434
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £385
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -3.03%
East Midlands median hourly rate - £28.92 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -27.71% -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 57 190 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 45.24% 49.35% 41.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 127 162
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £287 £265 £269
90th Percentile £516 £500 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.59% +13.75% -3.03%
10th Percentile £41.25 £42.90 £16.70
90th Percentile £43.75 £49.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% -8.89%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Leicestershire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL in Leicestershire.

Daily rate trend for SQL in Leicestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL in Leicestershire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL in Leicestershire.

Hourly rate trend for SQL in Leicestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 28 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -7 14 £468 +24.67% 13
Loughborough +1 5 £325 -7.14% 2
SQL
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (30.43%) BDD
3 6 (26.09%) Analytics
3 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
3 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
3 6 (26.09%) Power BI
3 6 (26.09%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 6 (26.09%) Power Platform
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
3 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) Azure
4 5 (21.74%) AWS
5 4 (17.39%) REST
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
5 4 (17.39%) Public Sector
5 4 (17.39%) REST Assured
5 4 (17.39%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (17.39%) Google
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (17.39%) Python
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (13.04%) Migration

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Power Platform
2 5 (21.74%) AWS
2 5 (21.74%) Azure
3 4 (17.39%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (13.04%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (13.04%) GCP
4 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Power BI
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.04%) BigQuery
4 3 (13.04%) Tableau
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.35%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) REST Assured
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Liquibase
General
1 4 (17.39%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Google Analytics Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics Web Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) Django
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) BDD
2 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (26.09%) Analytics
3 6 (26.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 6 (26.09%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
3 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.04%) Critical Thinking
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (4.35%) Fintech
7 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (4.35%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Google
3 3 (13.04%) Databricks
3 3 (13.04%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.35%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (4.35%) SAP