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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 11 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 12.46% 17.22% 13.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.97% 38.84% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 23
Median daily rate £315 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £363 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.75% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +65.62% -20.00%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 146 121 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 51.96% 44.32% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 72 85
Median daily rate £320 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.14% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Leicestershire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Leicestershire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -5 22 £325 -3.70% 17
SQL
East Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 50 (66.67%) .NET
2 44 (58.67%) C#
3 35 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 30 (40.00%) MVC
4 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (38.67%) Microsoft
6 24 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (30.67%) E-Commerce
8 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
9 19 (25.33%) VB.NET
10 16 (21.33%) HTML
10 16 (21.33%) CSS
10 16 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 15 (20.00%) Scrum
11 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (17.33%) Web Services
13 12 (16.00%) Oracle
13 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
13 12 (16.00%) jQuery
14 11 (14.67%) Translating Business Requirements
14 11 (14.67%) Project Management
15 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
15 10 (13.33%) Retail
15 10 (13.33%) Logistics
16 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
16 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
16 9 (12.00%) Linux
17 8 (10.67%) Windows
17 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.67%) IIS
2 4 (5.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) FTP
2 2 (2.67%) SAN
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) Profibus
3 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.67%) MS Access
6 1 (1.33%) OLTP
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (13.33%) Retail
2 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.00%) Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) Advertising
5 2 (2.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (68.00%) Developer
2 28 (37.33%) C# Developer
3 24 (32.00%) .NET Developer
4 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (22.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (16.00%) SQL Developer
8 9 (12.00%) Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (6.67%) HTML Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (5.33%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (66.67%) .NET
2 35 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 16 (21.33%) CSS
3 16 (21.33%) HTML
4 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (17.33%) Web Services
6 12 (16.00%) jQuery
7 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.00%) Oracle ADF
8 5 (6.67%) Ajax
8 5 (6.67%) HTML5
8 5 (6.67%) XML
9 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (4.00%) SOAP
10 3 (4.00%) XHTML
10 3 (4.00%) XSD
10 3 (4.00%) XSLT
11 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) AS400
4 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.33%) EPoS
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Linux
2 8 (10.67%) Windows
3 3 (4.00%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (40.00%) MVC
2 23 (30.67%) E-Commerce
3 16 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (20.00%) Scrum
5 11 (14.67%) Project Management
5 11 (14.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 10 (13.33%) Logistics
7 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.67%) Change Management
8 8 (10.67%) High Availability
9 7 (9.33%) ITSM
9 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.33%) Web Development
10 6 (8.00%) Analytics
10 6 (8.00%) Pay per click
10 6 (8.00%) SEO
10 6 (8.00%) UML
10 6 (8.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (58.67%) C#
2 19 (25.33%) VB.NET
3 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.00%) Java
5 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.00%) Python
6 5 (6.67%) C
7 2 (2.67%) COBOL
7 2 (2.67%) RPG
8 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) Degree
3 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) ISEB
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.33%) TickIT
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.00%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) Brio
3 6 (8.00%) Cognos
3 6 (8.00%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (8.00%) Omniture
4 5 (6.67%) Coremetrics
5 3 (4.00%) VMware
6 2 (2.67%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.33%) NetApp
7 1 (1.33%) Siemens
7 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
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