Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 95 90 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 16.73% 17.05% 17.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.87% 39.65% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 67 53
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% - -11.43%
10th Percentile £188 £213 £225
90th Percentile £481 £388 £421
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 10
Leicestershire median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +240.91% -70.67%
10th Percentile £27.60 £36.25 £8.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.63 £44.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +141.94% -57.24%

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 289 227 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 50.88% 42.99% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 134 146
Leicestershire median daily rate £326 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.38% +4.84% +12.73%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £215
90th Percentile £500 £438 £418
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Leicestershire median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +23.97% -19.33%
10th Percentile £17.98 £36.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £45.20 £39.75 £44.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +13.33% +105.48% -47.86%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Leicestershire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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 -3 54 £373 +10.37% 15
Kegworth +6 2 - -
Loughborough -2 1 - - 6
SQL
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 48 (50.53%) .NET
2 41 (43.16%) SQL Server
2 41 (43.16%) C#
3 31 (32.63%) JavaScript
4 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
5 26 (27.37%) MVC
6 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (24.21%) Windows
7 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET
8 21 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (20.00%) Oracle
10 17 (17.89%) HTML
10 17 (17.89%) Unix
11 16 (16.84%) CSS
11 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (14.74%) .NET Framework
12 14 (14.74%) Linux
12 14 (14.74%) PHP
12 14 (14.74%) MySQL
13 13 (13.68%) ITIL
13 13 (13.68%) TeamCity
14 12 (12.63%) IIS
14 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (11.58%) Retail
15 11 (11.58%) DevOps
15 11 (11.58%) Jenkins
16 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
17 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.63%) IIS
2 5 (5.26%) CMS
2 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) Documentum
3 2 (2.11%) SAS
3 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.32%) Office 365
4 1 (1.05%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) LAN
1 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.21%) WAN
2 2 (2.11%) Modbus
2 2 (2.11%) Skype
2 2 (2.11%) VLAN
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.05%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) SMS
3 1 (1.05%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (43.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.74%) MySQL
3 9 (9.47%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.05%) QlikView
10 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) TeamCity
2 11 (11.58%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.26%) MSTest
4 5 (5.26%) NUnit
4 5 (5.26%) Toad
5 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.21%) JIRA
5 4 (4.21%) Selenium
6 3 (3.16%) ProC
7 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.11%) JUnit
7 2 (2.11%) Maven
7 2 (2.11%) Subversion
8 1 (1.05%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.05%) Grunt
8 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (11.58%) Retail
2 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.16%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.16%) Finance
3 3 (3.16%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) French Language
4 2 (2.11%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.11%) Russian Language
4 2 (2.11%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.05%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (52.63%) Developer
2 22 (23.16%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 16 (16.84%) Analyst
5 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (13.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (12.63%) SQL Developer
7 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (11.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
8 10 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (10.53%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.42%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (8.42%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (8.42%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.42%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 8 (8.42%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (8.42%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (8.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (50.53%) .NET
2 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET
3 17 (17.89%) HTML
4 16 (16.84%) CSS
5 14 (14.74%) .NET Framework
5 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 9 (9.47%) XML
8 7 (7.37%) jQuery
8 7 (7.37%) Node.js
8 7 (7.37%) React
9 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (6.32%) CSS3
9 6 (6.32%) Entity Framework
9 6 (6.32%) HTML5
9 6 (6.32%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (5.26%) Lambda Expressions
10 5 (5.26%) LINQ
10 5 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) Windows
2 17 (17.89%) Unix
3 14 (14.74%) Linux
4 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.16%) AIX
6 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) MVC
2 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.68%) ITIL
4 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.58%) DevOps
6 8 (8.42%) E-Commerce
6 8 (8.42%) Logistics
6 8 (8.42%) TDD
7 7 (7.37%) Migration
7 7 (7.37%) Project Management
7 7 (7.37%) Scrum
7 7 (7.37%) Service Management
8 6 (6.32%) Front End Development
8 6 (6.32%) High Availability
8 6 (6.32%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.32%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.32%) Web Development
9 5 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (5.26%) Patch Management
9 5 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.16%) C#
2 31 (32.63%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.74%) PHP
4 5 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.21%) Java
5 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.11%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.11%) C++
7 2 (2.11%) Scala
7 2 (2.11%) VB
8 1 (1.05%) ABAP
8 1 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.05%) VB6
8 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) Degree
3 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) CCNA
4 3 (3.16%) CCNP
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.05%) ISEB
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.05%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) vSphere
3 1 (1.05%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (2.11%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) Cisco
3 4 (4.21%) SAP
4 3 (3.16%) Retek
4 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
4 3 (3.16%) VMware
5 2 (2.11%) Siemens
5 2 (2.11%) Tableau
6 1 (1.05%) Aruba
6 1 (1.05%) Avaya
6 1 (1.05%) Citrix
6 1 (1.05%) Google
6 1 (1.05%) Meraki
6 1 (1.05%) NetApp
6 1 (1.05%) Northgate
6 1 (1.05%) Remedy